At the Movies: September 11, 2009

Carmike 12 marquee - Photo by Marc Parker
Carmike 12 marquee - Photo by Marc Parker

Inglourious Basterds: War, show times are 3:55, 7:05, and 10:15, rated R for strong graphic violence, language, and brief sexuality. Film stars Brad Pitt, Melanie Laurent, and Christopher Waltz – In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as “The Basterds” are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by brutally killing Nazis.

Whiteout (new): Thriller, show times are 5:30, 7:45 and 10:00, rated R for violence, grisly images, brief strong language and some nudity. Film stars Kate Beckinsale, Gabriel Macht, and Tom Skerritt – A U.S. Marshal tracks a killer in Antarctica, as the sun is about to set for six months.

Halloween II: Horror, show times are 4:05, 7:10, and 9:40, rated R for strong brutal bloody violence throughout, terror, disturbing graphic images, language, and some crude sexual material. Film stars Sheri Moon Zombie, Chase Wright Canek, and Scout Taylor-Compton – A woman struggles to come to terns with her brother Michael’s deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois.

G. I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra: Action/Adventure, show times are 4:15, 7:05, and 9:45, rated PG-13 for strong sequences of violence and mayhem. Film stars Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Christopher Eccleston, and Gregory Fitoussi – An elite military unit comprised of special operatives known as G. I. Joe, operating out The Pit, takes on an evil organization led by a notorious arms dealer.

Sorority Row (new): Horror, show times are 4:30, 7:15, and 9:45, rated R for strong bloody violence, language, some sexuality/nudity, and partying. Film stars Teri Andrzejewski, Adam Berry, and Megan Wolfley – A group of sorority sisters try to cover up the death of their house-sister after a prank goes wrong, only to be stalked by a serial killer.

Gamer: Sci-Fi/Thriller, show times are 3:30, 7:10, and 9:30, rated R for frenetic sequences of strong brutal violence throughout, sexual content, nudity, and language. Film stars Gerard Butler, Amber Valletta, Michael C. Hall, Kyra Sedgwick, and Alison Lohman – Set in a future-world where humans can control other humans in mass-scale, multi-player online gaming environments.

The Final Destination (two screens): Horror, show times are 4:15, 7:05, and 9:35, rated R for strong violent/gruesome accidents, language, and a scene of sexuality. Film stars Bobby Camp, Shantel Can Santen, and Nick Zano – After a teen’s premonition of a deadly race car crash saves the lives of his peers, death sets out to collect those who evaded their end.

I Can Do Bad All By Myself (new): Comedy/Drama, show times are 4:10, 7:00, and 9:45, rated PG-13 for mature thematic material involving a sexual assault on a minor, violence, drug references, and smoking. Film stars Tyler Perry, Taraji P. Henson, and Adam Rodriguez – When Madea catches sixteen-year-old Jennifer and her two younger brothers looting her home, she decides to take matters into her own hands.

All About Steve: Comedy, show times are 3:45, 7:25, and 9:55, rated PG-13 for sexual content including innuendos. Film stars Sandra Bullock, Thomas Haden Church, and Bradley Cooper – Convinced that a news cameraman is her true love, an eccentric crossword puzzler trails him as he travels all over the country.

The Time Traveler’s Wife: Drama/Sci-Fi, show times are 4:15, 7:00, and 9:30, rated PG-13 for thematic elements, brief disturbing images, nudity, and sexuality. Film stars Michelle Nolden, Alex Ferris, Arless Howard, and Eric Bana – A Chicago librarian has a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel.

Extract: Comedy, show times are 3:50, 7:00, and 9:50, rated R for language, sexual references, and some drug use. Film stars Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis, Kristen Wiig, and Ben Affleck – Joel, the owner of an Extract plant, tries to contend with myriad personal and professional problems, such as his potentially unfaithful wife and employees who want to take advantage of him.

Article by Melissa Parker

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