At the Movies: September 25, 2009

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

The Informant: Crime Drama/Thriller, show times are 4:30, 7:15, and 9:55, rated R for language. Film stars Matt Damon, Lucas McHugh Carroll, and Eddie Jemison – The U.S. government decides to go after an agri-business giant with a price-fixing accusation, based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president turned informant Mark Whitacre.

Fame (new): Family/Musical, show times are 4:35, 7:10, and 9:40, rated PG for thematic material including teen drinking, a sexual situation, and language. Film stars Kay Panabaker, Walter Perez, and Naturi Naughton – An updated version of the 1980 musical which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.

Pandorum (new): Horror/Sci-Fi, show times are 4:20, 7:00, and 9:30, rated R for strong horror violence and language. Film stars Dennis Quaid, Ben Foster, and Cam Gigandet – A pair of crew members aboard a spaceship wake up with no knowledge of their mission or their identities.

Sorority Row: 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.

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs: Animated/Fantasy, show times are 5:30, 7:40, and 9:50, rated PG for mild language. Film stars Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan, and Andy Samberg – Inspired by the beloved children’s book, the film focuses on a town where food falls from the sky like rain.

The Final Destination: 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.

9: Adventure/Fantasy, show times are 5:20, 7:25, and 9:30, rated PG-13 for violence and scary images. Film stars Christopher Plummer, Martin Landau, Elijah Wood, and John C. Reilly – A post-apocalyptic nightmare in which all of humanity is threatened.

Surrogates (new): Sci-Fi/Thriller, show times are 5:35, 7:45, and 9:55, rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, disturbing images, language, sexuality, and a drug-related scene. Film stars Bruce Willis, Radha Mitchell, and Rosamund Pike – Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others’ surrogates.

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.

I Can Do Bad All By Myself: 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.

Love Happens: Drama/Romance, show times are 4:20, 7:05, and 9:40, rated PG-13 for some language including sexual references. Film stars Aaron Eckhart, Jennifer Anniston, Dan Fogler, and Martin Sheen – About a widower whose book and coping with loss turns him into a best-selling self-help guru.

Jennifer’s Body: Comedy/Horror, show times are 4:15, 7:00, and 9:30, rated R for sex, nudity, violence, profanity, and frightening scenes. Film stars Megan Fox, Amanda Seyfried, Johnny Simmons, and Adam Brody – A newly possessed cheerleader turns into a killer specializes in offing her male classmates.

Article by Melissa Parker

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