Capsule Reviews


 

THEATERS:

Carmike Cinema 6 (1005 Garden Blvd., 973-4294)

Regal Downtown 6  (200 W. Main St., 979-7669)

Regal Seminole Square 4 (2306 India Dr., 978-1607)

Vinegar Hill Theatre (220 W. Market St., 977-4911)

 

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Midnight in Paris; PG-13, 100 minutes; Vinegar Hill Theatre

Next Post

Checking in with Aaron Eichorst



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

127 Hours (R, 94 minutes) Danny Boyle puts his spin on the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston, who became trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah, and was forced to cut off his own arm to escape. Regal Downtown Mall 6

Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (PG-13, 107 minutes) FBI agent Malcolm Turner is back, and this time, he and his stepson go undercover at an all-girls performing arts school after they witness a murder. Carmike Cinema 6

Biutiful (R, 148 minutes) Alejandro González Iñárritu’s story of a cancer-ridden single father (Javier Bardem) and his attempts to come to grips with his past in the dangerous underworld of modern Barcelona. Vinegar Hill Theatre

Blue Valentine (R, 112 minutes) A romance drama scored by Brooklyn band Grizzly Bear which shifts in time from a couple’s budding courtship to the eventual dissolution of their marriage. Regal Downtown Mall 6

Drive Angry (R, 104 minutes) A vengeful father (Nicholas Cage) escapes from hell and chases the cult members who killed his daughter and kidnapped his granddaughter. Regal Seminole Square 4

The Eagle (PG-13, 114 minutes) In second-century Britain, a young Roman soldier endeavors to honor his late father’s memory by taking on an obsessive quest. Carmike Cinema 6

Gnomeo and Juliet (G, 84 minutes) A pair of star-crossed gnomes pursue one another in the midst of a feud between neighbors. Carmike Cinema 6

The Grace Card (PG-13, 102 minutes) A Memphis police officer finds Christianity and learns to overcome the tragedy that has shadowed his life. Regal Seminole Square 4

The Green Hornet (PG-13, 119 minutes) Following the death of his father, slacker Seth Rogen inherits the family business, teaming up with his late papa’s assistant Kato to become a masked crime-fighting team. Regal Seminole Square 4

Hall Pass (R, 105 minutes) A few married men (Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis) are granted a week off from marriage by their wives in an attempt to quell their wandering desires. While the husbands find they’re not the ladykillers that they used to be, the wives start granting themselves a little leeway. Regal Downtown Mall 6

I Am Number Four (PG-13, 104 minutes) Three of his kind have already been murdered. John is the fourth, and must hide his real identity from the forces bent on destroying him. Carmike Cinema 6

Just Go With It (PG-13, 116 minutes) During a Hawaiian vacation, a plastic surgeon (Adam Sandler) convinces his assistant (Jennifer Aniston) to pose as his ex-wife in order to cover up a careless lie he told to his new girlfriend. Carmike Cinema 6

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (G, 105 minutes) The true story of Bieber’s rise to fame, from Youtube to Madison Square Garden. Regal Seminole 4

The King’s Speech (R, 111 minutes) Colin Firth plays Bertie, the song of King George V who tries to overcome a debilitating speech impediment to lead England through a time of war. Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter and Guy Pearce also star. Regal Downtown Mall 6

No Strings Attached (R, 108 minutes) Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher try to keep their relationship purely physical, which ends up being easier said than done. Carmike Cinema 6

The Roommate (PG-13, 93) A thriller about a deranged college freshman who becomes obsessed with her new roommate. Regal Seminole Square 4.

Somewhere (R, 97 minutes) In Sofia Coppola’s latest drama, an actor recuperates from a minor injury at the Chateau Marmont and is forced to re-examine his life after a surprise visit from his daughter. Regal Downtown Mall 6

True Grit (PG-13, 110 minutes) The Coen Brothers remake the story that was first a Charles Portis novel, and then a movie that won John Wayne his only Oscar, wherein a young girl hires a U.S. Marshal to track down her father’s killer. Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin and Matt Damon star. Regal Downtown Mall 6

Unknown (PG-13, 113 minutes) Read the full C-VILLE review here. Regal Seminole Square 4

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Unknown; PG-13, 109 min; Regal Seminole Square 4

Next Post

Movies playing in town this week



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

127 Hours (R, 94 minutes) Danny Boyle puts his spin on the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston, who became trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah, and was forced to cut off his own arm to escape. Regal Downtown Mall 6 

Black Swan (R, 110 minutes) Read the C-VILLE review hereVinegar Hill Theatre

Blue Valentine (R, 112 minutes) A romance drama scored by Brooklyn band Grizzly Bear which shifts in time from a couple’s budding courtship to the eventual dissolution of their marriage. Regal Downtown Mall 6

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader(PG, 112 minutes) In the third installment of the Chronicles of Narnia series, Lucy and Edmund Pevensie return with their cousin and take a trip in the Dawn Treader across the sea with Prince Caspian. Regal Seminole Square 4

Country Strong (PG-13, 117 minutes) Gwyneth Paltrow stars as a fallen country starlet mounting her comeback, which leads to romantic complications involving her husband and manager, played by real country musician Tim McGraw. Carmike Cinema 6

The Dilemma (PG-13, 112 minutes) Relationship woes get in the way of the best-friendship of business partners Kevin James and Vince Vaughn. Read the C-VILLE review here. Regal Seminole Square 4

The Green Hornet (PG-13, 119 minutes) Following the death of his father, slacker Seth Rogen inherits the family business, teaming up with his late papa’s assistant Kato to become a masked crime-fighting team. Regal Seminole Square 4

The Fighter (R, 114 minutes) Mark Wahlberg plays "Irish" Mickey Ward and Christian Bale plays his crack-addicted brother who helps launch him into the realm of true contenders, in this Oscar-contender from director David O. Russell.Carmike Cinema 6

Gulliver’s Travels (PG, 85 minutes) Jack Black tramples Lilliputians in this movie send-up of Jonathan Swift’s 18th century fantasy travelogue. Carmike Cinema 6

The King’s Speech (R, 111 minutes) Colin Firth plays Bertie, the song of King George V who tries to overcome a debilitating speech impediment to lead England through a time of war. Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter and Guy Pearce also star. Regal Downtown Mall 6

The Mechanic (R, 92 minutes) Quintessential gunslinging badass Jason Statham is (of course) an elite hitman who realizes that an apprentice has a connection to one of his previous victims. Regal Seminole Square 4

No Strings Attached (R, 108 minutes) Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher try to keep their relationship purely physical, which ends up being easier said than done. Carmike Cinema 6

The Rite (R, 127 minutes) A young American priest is disillusioned with his calling, until a Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins) teaches him to perform exorcisms. Carmike Cinema 6

 

The Roommate (PG-13, 93) A thriller about a deranged college freshman who becomes obsessed with her new roommate. Opening Friday

Sanctum (R, 109 minutes) An underwater cave diving team headed by a father and son experiences a life-threatening crisis during a two-day expedition to the least accessible cave system in the sea. Opening Friday

 

Tangled (PG, 100 minutes) Disney rewrites the story of Rapunzel in this well-received CGI comedy, with the voices of Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi. Regal Downtown Mall 6

The Tourist (PG-13, 103 minutes) Read the full C-VILLE review here.Carmike Cinema 6

TRON: Legacy (PG, 125 minutes) Jeff Bridges and Garrett Hedlund star in this visually striking 3D remake of the video game, with music by Daft Punk. Carmike Cinema 6

True Grit (PG-13, 110 minutes) The Coen Brothers remake the story that was first a Charles Portis novel, and then a movie that won John Wayne his only Oscar, wherein a young girl hires a U.S. Marshal to track down her father’s killer. Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin and Matt Damon star. Regal Downtown Mall 6

 

The Way Back (PG-13, 133 minutes) Gulag escapees Colin Farrell, Jim Sturgess and Ed Harris walk 4000 miles overland to freedom in India. Regal Downtown Mall 6

Yogi Bear (PG, 80 minutes) Yogi and Boo Boo get the computer animation treatment, swiping pic-a-nic baskets in 3D. Regal Downtown Mall 6

 

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Season of the Witch; PG-13, 98 minutes; Regal Downtown Mall 6

Next Post

Who’s laughing now?



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

The American (R, 105 minutes) An American assassin (George Clooney) heads to Italy for one last assignment in the latest flick by Anton Corbijn based on the novel by Martin Booth. Carmike Cinema 6

Cairo Time (PG, 88 minutes) A magazine editor travels to Gaza to meet with her husband, a UN worker, who sends a friend in his place. The result is an unlikely love story that intertwines an ode to a city and an ode to a woman’s love, from Syrian-Canadian writer/director Ruba Nadda. Vinegar Hill Theater 

Easy A (PG-13, 91 minutes) In this romantic comedy inspired by The Scarlet Letter, Emma Stone plays a tight-laced girl who uses her school’s rumor mill to become an infamous social climber. Regal Seminole Square 4

Hereafter (PG-!3, 129 minutes) Clint Eastwood directs this drama about three people from different countries who all are affected by death. One of them is a reluctant psychic played by Matt Damon. Opening Friday

Inception (PG-13, 148 minutes) Leonardo DiCaprio is on the run for his unique ability to steal valuable information from a person’s subconscious, but he can earn salvation if he and his team can perform the opposite: planting an idea to commit the perfect psychic crime. Regal Downtown Mall 6

It’s Kind of a Funny Story (PG-13, 101 minutes) Writer/directors Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden (Half Nelson, Sugar) show Zach Galifianakis as a bearded mental patient who makes the acquaintance of a 16-year-old boy who has been misfiled in the system. Regal Downtown Mall 6

I Want Your Money (PG, 92 minutes) Newt Gingrich, Steve Forbes and Mike Huckabee are all featured in this scathing what-went-wrong documentary about American fiscal policy, which juxtaposes the words of presidents Obama and Reagan. Regal Downtown Mall 6

Jackass 3D (R, 94 minutes) The assumption here is that two dimensions aren’t enough when to do justice to America’s favorite masochists. Carmike Cinema 6

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole (PG, 91 minutes) Director Zack Snyder of Watchmen and 300 helms this 3-D animated adaptation of Kathryn Lasky’s young adult fantasy books. Voice talent includes Abbie Cornish, Anthony LaPaglia, Helen Mirren, Sam Neill, Geoffrey Rush and Hugo Weaving. Carmike Cinema 6

Life as We Know It (PG-13, 102 minutes) Josh Duhamel and Katherine Heigl adopted the orphaned child of friends who die in an accident in this comedy/drama. Greg Berlanti directs. Carmike Cinema 6

Mao’s Last Dancer (PG, 117 minutes. Read C-VILLE’s full review hereVinegar Hill Theatre

My Soul to Take (R, 107 minutes) Wes Craven’s latest thriller tells the tale of a serial killer who returns to take the lives of the seven children born the day he died. Regal Seminole Square 4

Paranormal Activity 2 (R, 89 minutes) This haunted-house thriller picks up on the bankably creepy home-surveillance-video vibe of its predecessor from last year. Opening Friday

RED (PG-13, 111 minutes) Read the C-VILLE review here. Carmike Cinema 6

Secretariat (PG, 116 minutes) John Malkovich and Diane Lane star in Disney’s well-regarded take on the triple crown-winning horse. Regal Seminole Square 4

The Other Guys (PG-13, 107 minutes) Mismatched police partners, nerdy Will Ferrell and tough guy Mark Wahlberg, hit the streets in an attempt to fill the shoes of the city’s celebrity-status veteran cops. Regal Downtown Mall 6 

The Social Network (PG-13, 120 minutes) Jesse Eisenberg plays Mark Zuckerberg, who founded Facebook, in this buzzed-about tale of social climbing. David Fincher directs. Opening Friday

The Town (R, 124 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s review hereRegal Seminole Square 4

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (PG-13, 136 minutes) Yep, director Oliver Stone has more thoughts on the goodness of greed (that’s irony, by the way), and these trying financial times seem as good as any for a sequel to 1987’s Wall Street. Michael Douglas, Shia LaBeouf, Carey Mulligan, Josh Brolin and Susan Sarandon star. Opens Friday

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Conviction; R, 107 minutes; Opening Friday

Next Post

Checking in with John Casteen IV



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

Alpha and Omega (PG, 88 minutes) Two wolves try to find their way home after being shipped by park rangers across the country in this animated romp. Voices by Justin Long, Christina Ricci and Dennis Hopper. Carmike Cinema 6

The American (R, 105 minutes) An American assassin (George Clooney) heads to Italy for one last assignment in the latest flick by Anton Corbijn based on the novel by Martin Booth. Carmike Cinema 6 

Case 39 (R, 109 minutes) Renée Zellweger and Jodelle Ferland star in this chiller, about a social worker who enlists the help of a detective in the fight for a child’s safety. Opening Friday

Devil (PG-13, 80 minutes) Directors John and Drew Dowdle take on a story from the mind of M. Night Shyamalan, in which a handful of strangers trapped in an elevator realize that—uh oh!—the devil is among them. Opening Friday

Easy A (PG-13, 91 minutes) In this romantic comedy inspired by The Scarlet Letter, Emma Stone plays a tight-laced girl who uses her school’s rumor mill to become an infamous social climber. Regal Seminole Square 4

Eat Pray Love (PG-13, 133 minutes) Julia Roberts stars as a modern-day divorcée who responds to mid-life crisis by embarking on a globetrotting voyage of self-discovery. Regal Downtown Mall 6

Going the Distance (R, 97 minutes) Sometime real life lovers Justin Long and Drew Barrymore share the screen in this charming romantic comedy that finds the pair struggling to make a long distance relationship worth it. Carmike Cinema 6

Inception (PG-13, 148 minutes) Leonardo DiCaprio is on the run for his unique ability to steal valuable information from a person’s subconscious, but he can earn salvation if he and his team can perform the opposite: planting an idea to commit the perfect psychic crime. Regal Downtown Mall 6

The Last Exorcism (PG-13, 88 minutes) A preacher in rural Louisiana, looking to get out of the exorcism game, winds up caught in a terrifying ordeal that ends in unimaginable tragedy. Stars Patrick Fabian, Ashley Bell and Iris Bahr. Regal Downtown Mall 6

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole (PG, 91 minutes) Director Zack Snyder of Watchmen and 300 helms this 3-D animated adaptation of Kathryn Lasky’s young adult fantasy books. Voice talent includes Abbie Cornish, Anthony LaPaglia, Helen Mirren, Sam Neill, Geoffrey Rush and Hugo Weaving. Carmike Cinema 6

Let Me In (R, 155 minutes) A young outcast has to confront the reality that his new best friend, a mysterious and accepting little girl, is the vampire that’s been terrorizing the neighborhood, in this film by Cloverfield director Matt Reeves. Opening Friday

Lottery Ticket (PG-13, 95 minutes) A young boy from the block wins the lottery and must outlast a holiday weekend with his scheming neighbors before he can cash in his prize. Regal Downtown Mall 6

Mao’s Last Dancer (PG, 117 minutes. Read C-VILLE’s full review here. Vinegar Hill Theatre

The Other Guys (PG-13, 107 minutes) Mismatched police partners, nerdy Will Ferrell and tough guy Mark Wahlberg, hit the streets in an attempt to fill the shoes of the city’s celebrity-status veteran cops. Regal Downtown Mall 6 

Resident Evil: Afterlife (R, 97 minutes) In a near future ravaged by a zombie virus, one woman saves the last pocket of humanity from the brink of destruction. For the first time in the series, undead heads explode in eye-popping 3D. Carmike Cinema 6

The Social Network (PG-13, 120 minutes) Jesse Eisenberg plays Mark Zuckerberg, who founded Facebook, in this buzzed-about tale of social climbing. David Fincher directs. Opening Friday

Takers (PG-13, 107 minutes) Matt Dillon shares the screen with hip hop stars T.I. and Chris Brown in this stylish flick, wherein bank robbers, looking to swipe a cool $20 million, are thwarted by a jaded detective. Regal Downtown Mall 6

The Town (R, 124 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s review here. Regal Seminole Square 4

The Virginity Hit (R, 86 minutes) Dudes follow other dudes with a camera on their quest to lose their virginity. Regal Downtown Mall 6

 

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (PG-13, 136 minutes) Yep, director Oliver Stone has more thoughts on the goodness of greed (that’s irony, by the way), and these trying financial times seem as good as any for a sequel to 1987’s Wall Street. Michael Douglas, Shia LaBeouf, Carey Mulligan, Josh Brolin and Susan Sarandon star. Opens Friday

You Again (PG, 90 minutes) Kristen Bell plays a young PR gal who’s none too pleased that her older brother plans to marry her high-school rival. Jamie Lee Curtis, Sigourney Weaver and Betty White co-star. Opening Friday

 

 

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Checking in with Avery Lawrence

Next Post

Conviction; R, 107 minutes; Opening Friday



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (PG, 82 minutes) When a technologically competent kitty goes rogue, the two pet species must bury the hatchet and align forces to save their human masters. Regal Seminole Square 4 

Charlie St. Cloud (PG-13, 98 minutes) Disney Channel eye-candy Zac Efron delves into an introspective character whose future college plans are cut short by the loss of his brother, leading him to a strange encounter with the afterlife. Carmike Cinema 6 

Despicable Me (PG, 95 minutes) Steve Carrell voices an evil genius whose plot to steal the moon is threatened by a greater challenge, three orphans who want him to be their father. Carmike Cinema 6

Dinner for Schmucks (PG-13, 110 minutes) Ambitious executive Paul Rudd invites weirdo Steve Carrell to his boss’ traditional “idiots’ dinner” in hopes of winning brownie points, but encounters more misadventures than he intended. Carmike Cinema 6

Eat Pray Love (PG-13, 133 minutes) Julia Roberts stars as a modern-day divorcée who responds to mid-life crisis by embarking on a globetrotting voyage of self-discovery. Regal Seminole Square 4

The Expendables (R, 103 minutes) Sylvester Stallone returns to the action scene leading a pack of mercenaries to assassinate a South American dictator, until a web of betrayal reveals itself and a new life-saving mission emerges. Carmike Cinema 6 

Grown Ups (PG-13, 102 minutes). Five old buddies, played by former "SNL"ers David Spade, Rob Schneider, Adam Sandler, as well as Chris Rock and Kevin James, gather for a Fourth of July victory lap after the death of their high school basketball coach. Carmike Cinema 6

Inception (PG-13, 148 minutes) Leonardo DiCaprio is on the run for his unique ability to steal valuable information from a person’s subconscious, but he can earn salvation if he and his team can perform the opposite: planting an idea to commit the perfect psychic crime. Carmike Cinema 6

The Kids Are Alright (R, 104 minutes) Two teenage children seek out their biological father and invite him into their family, built from his genetic donation by their two mothers, Annette Benning and Julianne Moore. Regal Downtown Mall 6 

Lottery Ticket (PG-13, 95 minutes) A young boy from the block wins the lottery and must outlast a holiday weekend with his scheming neighbors before he can cash in his prize. Opening Friday

Middle Men (R, 105 minutes) Inspired by a true story, Luke Wilson is an unassuming businessman who falls in with a raunchy crowd and becomes filthy rich in the pioneer age of internet porn. Opening Friday

Nanny McPhee Returns (PG, 100 minutes) Emma Thompson and her unflattering prosthesis reprise the role of a nanny who rescues a distressed family with fun and fantasy. Opening Friday

The Other Guys (PG-13, 107 minutes) Mismatched police partners, nerdy Will Ferrell and tough guy Mark Wahlberg, hit the streets in an attempt to fill the shoes of the city’s celebrity-status veteran cops. Carmike Cinema 6 

Piranha 3D (PG-13, 89 minutes) A traditional spring break party in the town of Lake Victoria is cut short when a sudden underwater tremor releases a pack of man-eating fish. The terror and gore are amplified in 3D for your viewing pleasure. 

Ramona and Beezus (G, 90 minutes) Disney darling Selena Gomez stars in the film adaptation of the classic Beverly Cleary children’s book. Opening Friday

Salt (PG-13, 100 minutes) With a release ironically coinciding with real current events, this spy thriller portrays Angelina Jolie as a loyal CIA operative accused of being a Russian sleeper spy. Opening Friday

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (PG-13, 113 minutes) Once again playing an endearing lovesick nerd, Michael Cera faces off against seven evil ex-boyfriends in a video game-esque showdown to win his dream girl, whose hair color changes with every scene. Regal Downtown Mall 6 

Step Up 3-D (PG-13, 97 minutes) Street dancing friends from the underground face a challenge from the world’s best hip-hop performers. The same story, just global and more in-your-face. Carmike Cinema 6 

Toy Story 3 (G, 103 minutes) Read the full C-VILLE review hereRegal Seminole Square 4

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (PG-13, 124 minutes) Tween royalty Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner return to the third installment of the Twilight Saga for more danger, supernatural species rivalry and love triangles. Regal Seminole Square 4

Vampires Suck (PG-13, 80 minutes) In a Scary Movie-style spoof on the vampire flick franchise, a human teen girl must choose between two supernatural love interests before prom night. Opening Wednesday


Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Dinner for Schmucks; PG-13, 114 minutes; Carmike Cinema 6

Next Post

Checking in with Sarah Cramer Shields



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

The A-Team (PG-13, 117 minutes) From Smokin’ Aces director Joe Carnahan, it’s the inevitable big-screen update of the ‘80s TV action-comedy, starring Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper and some other guys, plus Jessica Biel. Regal Downtown Mall 6

Cyrus (R, 91 minutes) Directors the Duplass brothers escape the transcend the mumblecore scene for this comedy about a stepson gone awry. Starring John C. Reilly, Jonah Hill and Marisa Tomei. Regal Downtown Mall 6

Despicable Me (PG, 95 minutes) Steve Carrell voices an evil genius whose plot to steal the moon is threatened by a greater challenge, three orphans who want him to be their father. Carmike Cinema 6

Get Him to the Greek (R, 109 minutes) Russell Brand stars as Aldous Snow in this spinoff from the 2008 comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall, where a characteristically bewildered Jonah Hill must escort the British music star to a gig. Regal Downtown Mall 6

The Girl Who Played With Fire (R, 129 minutes) The second adaptation of novels from Stieg Larsson’s Milennium trilogy, this film further explores the brutal crusades of a journalist and a sexy hacker. Vinegar Hill Theater

Grown Ups (PG-13, 102 minutes). Five old buddies, played by former "SNL"ers David Spade, Rob Schneider, Adam Sandler, as well as Chris Rock and Kevin James, gather for a Fourth of July victory lap after the death of their high school basketball coach. Carmike Cinema 6

Inception (PG-13, 148 minutes) Leonardo DiCaprio is on the run for his unique ability to steal valuable information from a person’s subconscious, but he can earn salvation if he and his team can perform the opposite: planting an idea to commit the perfect psychic crime. Carmike Cinema 6

Iron Man 2 (PG-13, 125 minutes) Robert Downey Jr. resumes his role as Marvel Comics’ billionaire inventor/armored superhero, again struggling to keep his deadly technology out of the wrong hands—like those of Mickey Rourke, for instance. Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson and Sam Rockwell also co-star. Regal Seminole Square 4

The Karate Kid (PG, 126 minutes) It’s the inevitable remake of the 1984 coming-of-age crowd-pleaser, with Jaden "Spawn-of-Will" Smith as the kid and Jackie Chan as the karate. Regal Downtown Mall 6

Knight and Day (PG-13, 110 minutes) Cameron Diaz is an ordinary woman caught in the middle of covert agent Tom Cruise’s globetrotting, double-crossing action/adventure escape from people he claims have set him up, and romance ensues. Carmike Cinema 6

The Last Airbender Based on the animated series, a boy learns his ability to manipulate air, wind, earth and fire makes him the only warrior capable of ending a century-long war between the four nations who govern the separate elements. Regal Seminole Square 4

Mother and Child (R, 125 minutes) Annette Bening, Samuel Jackson, Jimmy Smits, Kerry Washington and Naomi Watts star in this wide-ranging drama, which catches up with an adult woman who gave up a child to adoption in her teens. Vinegar Hill Theatre

Predators (R, time info unavailable) In this third installment, mercenary Adrian Brody leads a crew of elite warriors to an alien planet, then realizes they are the prey to be hunted by a new alien Predator species. Regal Downtown Mall 6

Ramona and Beezus (G, 90 minutes) Disney darling Selena Gomez stars in the film adaptation of the classic Beverly Cleary children’s book. Opening Friday

Salt (PG-13, 100 minutes) With a release ironically coinciding with real current events, this spy thriller portrays Angelina Jolie as a loyal CIA operative accused of being a Russian sleeper spy. Opening Friday

Shrek Forever After (PG, 93 minutes) Everybody’s favorite brogue-tongued ogre returns for a victory lap around the land of Far, Far Away. Regal Seminole Square 4

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (PG, 111 minutes) In modern-day New York, Nicholas Cage plays powerful closet-wizard Balthazar Blake, who must recruit a seemingly normal boy as his pupil to defeat his greatest foe, Maxim Horvath. Regal Downtown Mall 6

Toy Story 3 (G, 103 minutes) Read the full C-VILLE review here. Regal Seminole Square 4

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (PG-13, 124 minutes) Tween royalty Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner return to the third installment of the Twilight Saga for more danger, supernatural species rivalry and love triangles. Regal Seminole Square 4

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Checking in with Boomie Pederson

Next Post

Checking in with Ned Oldham



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

 

The A-Team (PG-13, 117 minutes) From Smokin’ Aces director Joe Carnahan, it’s the inevitable big-screen update of the ‘80s TV action-comedy, starring Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper and some other guys, plus Jessica Biel. Opening Friday

 

City Island (PG-13, 100 minutes)
 A family of oddballs gets turned on its head when an ex-con visits the home in Raymond DeFelitta’s new comedy. Starring Andy Garcia and Juliana Margulies. Regal Downtown Mall 6

Date Night (PG-13, 88 minutes)
Steve Carrell and Tina Fey both act below their talents in this far-out comedy about a couple whose night on the town goes awry. Fortunately, a comedy below their mighty talents is still pretty good. Read C-VILLE’s full review hereRegal Downtown Mall 6

 

Get Him to the Greek (R, 109 minutes) Russell Brand stars as Aldous Snow in this spinoff from the 2008 comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall, where a characteristically bewildered Jonah Hill must escort the British music star to a gig. Regal Downtown Mall 6

 

How to Train Your Dragon (PG, 98 minutes) From Cressida Cowell’s kids’ book, and DreamWorks Animation, comes this 3D tale of vikings and dragons, featuring the voices of Gerard Butler, Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. Regal Seminole Square 4

Iron Man 2 (PG-13, 125 minutes) Robert Downey Jr. resumes his role as Marvel Comics’ billionaire inventor/armored superhero, again struggling to keep his deadly technology out of the wrong hands—like those of Mickey Rourke, for instance. Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson and Sam Rockwell also co-star. Regal Seminole Square 4

 

The Karate Kid (PG, 126 minutes) It’s the inevitable remake of the 1984 coming-of-age crowd-pleaser, with Jaden "Spawn-of-Will" Smith as the kid and Jackie Chan as the karate. Opening Friday

 

Kick-Ass (R, 117 minutes) A real comic book nerd fashions himself as a fake superhero in this bawdy and acclaimed comedy directed by Matthew Vaughn. Read C-VILLE’s full review hereRegal Downtown Mall 6

The Last Song (PG, 107 minutes) Another tearjerking rom-com from writer Nicholas Sparks, starring Miley Cyrus and Greg Kinnear. Regal Downtown Mall 6

Letters to Juliet (PG, 101 minutes) A young American woman visiting the Italian setting of Shakespeare’sRomeo and Juliet responds to another woman’s unanswered love letter from 1957. Romance ensues. (No, not between the women). Amanda Seyfried, Vanessa Redgrave, Gael Garcia Bernal and Christopher Egan star. Carmike Cinema 6

 

Marmaduke (PG, 87 minutes)"Cowabarka! "Owen Wilson voices the legendary cartoon dog in this family friendly and widely panned romp. Fergie, George Lopez, Emma Stone and Kiefer Sutherland also add their voices. Regal Seminole Square 4

 

 

MacGruber (R, 90 minutes) Will Forte stars as MacGruber, a bumbling redneck of a MacGuyver ripoff, in the latest "Saturday Night Live" spinoff flick. Regal Downtown Mall 6

 

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (PG-13, 115 minutes) Jerry Bruckheimer’s newest film finds star Jake Gyllenhall in videogameland. Opening Friday

Robin Hood (PG-13) Ridley Scott directs Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett and William Hurt, among others, in the latest big-screen take on the 13th-century English hero. Carmike Cinema 6

 

The Secret in Their Eyes (R, 127 minutes) This beautiful Argentinean film from director Juan José Campanella, about a federal justice agent tracking down the killer in a closed case that still haunts him, won the Oscar for best foreign language film last year. Vinegar Hill Theater

 

Sex and the City 2 (R, 146 minutes) Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon resume their romping rom-com franchise, this time in Abu Dhabi. Opening Friday

Shrek Forever After (PG, 93 minutes) Everybody’s favorite brogue-tongued ogre returns for a victory lap around the land of Far, Far Away. Opening Friday 

 

 

Splice (R, 104 minutes) Renegade nerds cross the line when they create the unthinkable: a daughter, or at least a genetic experiment with a personality. Bedlam! Read the full review here. Carmike Cinema 6

 

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Checking in with Damani Harrison

Next Post

Checking in with Kristin Adolfson



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

Alice in Wonderland (PG, 108 minutes) 
Read C-VILLE’s full review hereCarmike Cinema 6

Babies (PG) This documentary looks at the first days of four babies in four far corners of the world. Vinegar Hill Theater

The Back-up Plan (PG-13, 98 minutes) In this romantic comedy, Jennifer Lopez plays a single woman who wants to get pregnant without waiting any more to meet Mr. Right. So she gets pregnant. Then she meets Mr. Right (Alex O’Loughlin). Read C-VILLE’s full review hereRegal Downtown Mall 6

Clash of the Titans (PG-13, 106 minutes) Louis Leterrier directs this reboot of the 30-year-old animated epic, whose technological feats were eclipsed by the original Star Wars. See if the new one does justice to the old. Read C-VILLE’s full review hereCarmike Cinema 6

Date Night (PG-13, 88 minutes)
Steve Carrell and Tina Fey both act below their talents in this far-out comedy about a couple whose night on the town goes awry. Fortunately, a comedy below their mighty talents is still pretty good. Read C-VILLE’s full review hereRegal Downtown Mall 6

Furry Vengeance (PG, 90 minutes) Brendan Fraser plays a real estate developer whose new Oregon subdivision provokes the wrath of various woodland creatures. Brooke Shields, Dick Van Dyke and Ken Jeong co-star. Carmike Cinema 6

Hot Tub Time Machine (R, 92 minutes) The title should tell you all you need to know, but if not, here’s a partial cast list: John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Crispin Glover, Chevy Chase. And the plot: A bunch of dudes with midlife crises pass out in a hot tub and wake up in 1986. Read C-VILLE’s full review hereRegal Downtown Mall 6

How to Train Your Dragon (PG, 98 minutes) From Cressida Cowell’s kids’ book, and DreamWorks Animation, comes this 3D tale of vikings and dragons, featuring the voices of Gerard Butler, Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. Regal Seminole Square 4

Iron Man 2 (PG-13, 125 minutes) Robert Downey Jr. resumes his role as Marvel Comics’ billionaire inventor/armored superhero, again struggling to keep his deadly technology out of the wrong hands—like those of Mickey Rourke, for instance. Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson and Sam Rockwell also co-star. Regal Seminole Square 4

Just Wright (PG) Will love bloom between the physical therapist (Queen Latifah) and the NBA All-Star (Common), or will her best friend (Paula Patton) come between them? Opening Friday

Kick-Ass (R, 117 minutes) A real comic book nerd fashions himself as a fake superhero in this bawdy and acclaimed comedy directed by Matthew Vaughn. Read C-VILLE’s full review hereRegal Seminole Square 4

The Last Song (PG, 107 minutes) Another tearjerking rom-com from writer Nicholas Sparks, starring Miley Cyrus and Greg Kinnear. Regal Seminole Square 4

Letters to Juliet (PG, 101 minutes) A young American woman visiting the Italian setting of Shakespeare’sRomeo and Juliet responds to another woman’s unanswered love letter from 1957. Romance ensues. (No, not between the women). Amanda Seyfried, Vanessa Redgrave, Gael Garcia Bernal and Christopher Egan star. Opening Friday

The Losers (PG-13, 98 minutes) Zoe Saldana, Idris Elba, Columbus Short and others star in this adventure thriller about a special-ops team fighting for their lives in the Bolivian jungle. Regal Downtown Mall 6

A Nightmare on Elm Street (R, 102 minutes) This reboot of the 1980s Wes Craven horror franchise stars Jackie Earle Haley as a razor-fingered serial killer who stalks attractive young people in their dreams. Carmike Cinema 6

Oceans (G, 100 minutes) Disneynature’s newest documentary goes underwater in search of the widescreen wonders of the deep. Pierce Brosnan narrates. Regal Downtown Mall 6

Robin Hood (PG-13) Ridley Scott directs Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett and William Hurt, among others, in the latest big-screen take on the 13th-century English hero. Opening Friday

Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? (PG-13, 121 minutes) Four couples’ Bahamian vacation when one woman’s jilted ex-husband returns to rock the boat. Pop stars Janet Jackson and Jill Scott run the show.Carmike Cinema 6 

 

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Checking in with Kim Dylla

Next Post

Checking in with Christopher King



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

Alice in Wonderland (PG, 108 minutes) 
Read C-VILLE’s full review here. Carmike Cinema 6

The Back-up Plan (PG-13, 98 minutes) In this romantic comedy, Jennifer Lopez plays a single woman who wants to get pregnant without waiting any more to meet Mr. Right. So she gets pregnant. Then she meets Mr. Right (Alex O’Loughlin). Read C-VILLE’s full review here. Regal Downtown Mall 6

Clash of the Titans (PG-13, 106 minutes) Louis Leterrier directs this reboot of the 30-year-old animated epic, whose technological feats were eclipsed by the original Star Wars. See if the new one does justice to the old. Read C-VILLE’s full review here. Carmike Cinema 6

Date Night (PG-13, 88 minutes)
Steve Carrell and Tina Fey both act below their talents in this far-out comedy about a couple whose night on the town goes awry. Fortunately, a comedy below their mighty talents is still pretty good. Read C-VILLE’s full review here. Regal Downtown Mall 6

Furry Vengeance (PG, 90 minutes) Brendan Fraser plays a real estate developer whose new Oregon subdivision provokes the wrath of various woodland creatures. Brooke Shields, Dick Van Dyke and Ken Jeong co-star. Carmike Cinema 6

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (R, 152 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review here. Vinegar Hill Theater

Hot Tub Time Machine (R, 92 minutes) The title should tell you all you need to know, but if not, here’s a partial cast list: John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Crispin Glover, Chevy Chase. And the plot: A bunch of dudes with midlife crises pass out in a hot tub and wake up in 1986. Read C-VILLE’s full review here. Regal Downtown Mall 6

How to Train Your Dragon (PG, 98 minutes) From Cressida Cowell’s kids’ book, and DreamWorks Animation, comes this 3D tale of vikings and dragons, featuring the voices of Gerard Butler, Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. Regal Seminole Square 4

Iron Man 2 (PG-13, 125 minutes) Robert Downey Jr. resumes his role as Marvel Comics’ billionaire inventor/armored superhero, again struggling to keep his deadly technology out of the wrong hands—like those of Mickey Rourke, for instance. Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson and Sam Rockwell also co-star. Opening Friday

Kick-Ass (R, 117 minutes) A real comic book nerd fashions himself as a fake superhero in this bawdy and acclaimed comedy directed by Matthew Vaughn. Read C-VILLE’s full review here. Regal Seminole Square 4

The Last Song (PG, 107 minutes) Another tearjerking rom-com from writer Nicholas Sparks, starring Miley Cyrus and Greg Kinnear. Regal Seminole Square 4

The Losers (PG-13, 98 minutes) Zoe Saldana, Idris Elba, Columbus Short and others star in this adventure thriller about a special-ops team fighting for their lives in the Bolivian jungle. Regal Downtown Mall 6

A Nightmare on Elm Street (R, 102 minutes) This reboot of the 1980s Wes Craven horror franchise stars Jackie Earle Haley as a razor-fingered serial killer who stalks attractive young people in their dreams. Carmike Cinema 6

Oceans (G, 100 minutes) Disneynature’s newest documentary goes underwater in search of the widescreen wonders of the deep. Pierce Brosnan narrates. Regal Downtown Mall 6

Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? (PG-13, 121 minutes) Four couples’ Bahamian vacation when one woman’s jilted ex-husband returns to rock the boat. Pop stars Janet Jackson and Jill Scott run the show. Carmike Cinema 6 

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Checking in with Russell Richards

Next Post

Checking in with Brian Caputo



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

Alice in Wonderland (PG, 109 minutes) Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Crispin Glover and Alan Rickman  star in director Tim Burton’s take on Lewis Carroll’s fantasy classics. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

Avatar (PG-13, 162 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. James Cameron’s opus uses brand-new filmmaking technology to tell the story of a Marine (Sam Worthington) sent to the planet Pandora on an undercover mission that takes a few unexpected turns. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

The Bounty Hunter (PG-13, 106 minutes) In this frisky comedy, a bounty hunter (Gerard Butler) gets hired to bring in his bail-jumping ex-wife (Jennifer Aniston). Regal Seminole Square 4

Brooklyn’s Finest (R, 125 minutes) Richard Gere, Ethan Hawke, Don Cheadle and Wesley Snipes star in a gritty police drama from director Anton Fuqua, who brought us the gritty police drama Training Day. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 4

Cop Out (R, running time TBA) This action comedy from director Kevin Smith, starring Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan as two NYPD veterans in search of a stolen baseball card, used to be called A Couple of Dicks. So there’s that. Kevin Pollak and Adam Brody co-star. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4

The Crazies (R, 101 minutes) Yep, another horror remake, this time of George Romero’s film from 1973. One night, in a nice town full of nice people, some people randomly start doing things that aren’t at all nice. Like killin’. Then more folks get in on the killin’, and things only get less nice. Timothy Olyphant plays the sheriff. Playing at Downtown Mall 6

Diary of a Wimpy Kid (PG, 120 minutes) Based on Jeff Kinney’s "novel in cartoons," this movie stars Zachary Gordon as a middle-schooler having a rough go of things and cracking wise about it. Opening Friday

 

Green Zone (R, 115 minutes) In this thriller from director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Ultimatum, United 93) Matt Damon plays an Army officer in 2003 Iraq trying to prevent bogus intelligence about weapons of mass destruction from starting a war. OK, just because we know how it turned out doesn’t mean it won’t be good. Amy Ryan and Greg Kinnear co-star. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

 

 

Hot Tub Time Machine (R, 92 minutes) The title should tell you all you need to know, but if not, here’s a partial cast list: John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Crispin Glover, Chevy Chase. And the plot: A bunch of dudes with midlife crises pass out in a hot tub and wake up in 1986. Opening Friday

 

How to Train Your Dragon (PG, 98 minutes) From Cressida Cowell’s kids’ book, and DreamWorks Animation, comes this 3D tale of vikings and dragons, featuring the voices of Gerard Butler, Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. Opening Friday

 

 

Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief (PG, 120 minutes) This is the film of book one of Rick Riordan’s fantasy novel series about a teenager (Logan Lerman) who discovers that a) the Greek gods do exist, b) they are quite unruly and c) one of them is his father. The director is Chris Columbus, who made a couple of the Harry Potter movies, among other less successful things, and the co-stars include Uma Thurman, Pierce Brosnan, Rosario Dawson, Catherine Keener and Steve Coogan. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4

Repo Men (R, running time TK) Jude Law, Forest Whitaker, Liev Schreiber, RZA, Alice Braga and Carice van Houten star in a sci-fi action thriller about a future in which humans live longer thanks to advanced mechanical organs—which are subject, pending default on payment, to sudden repossession. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4

 

She’s Out of My League (R, 105 minutes) Somehow, in this romantic comedy, a really hot babe (Alice Eve) falls for a dorky airport security agent (Jay Baruchel). What’s up with that? Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

 

Sherlock Holmes (PG-13, 140 minutes) Robert Downey, Jr. stars as the master sleuth, with Jude Law as his sidekick Dr. Watson, in director Guy Ritchie’s sooty, bare-knuckle action thriller. Rachel McAdams co-stars. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Shutter Island (R, 138 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review herePlaying at Regal Seminole Square 4

 

 

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Highlights for the 2010 Festival of the Book

Next Post

Checking in with Robert Wray



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

 
Alice in Wonderland (PG, 109 minutes) Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Crispin Glover and Alan Rickman  star in director Tim Burton’s take on Lewis Carroll’s fantasy classics. Opening Friday

Avatar (PG-13, 162 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. James Cameron’s opus uses brand-new filmmaking technology to tell the story of a Marine (Sam Worthington) sent to the planet Pandora on an undercover mission that takes a few unexpected turns. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

The Blind Side (PG-13, 126 minutes) A troubled black kid (Quinton Aaron) from a ruined family gets taken in by a wealthy white Tennessee couple (Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw), whose nurturance helps propel him into the NFL. True story. Director John Lee Hancock adapts Michael Lewis’ book about Baltimore Raven Michael Oher’s life. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

 

The Bounty Hunter (PG-13, 106 minutes) In this frisky comedy, a bounty hunter (Gerard Butler) gets hired to bring in his bail-jumping ex-wife (Jennifer Aniston). Opening Friday

Brooklyn’s Finest (R, 125 minutes) Richard Gere, Ethan Hawke, Don Cheadle and Wesley Snipes star in a gritty police drama from director Anton Fuqua, who brought us the gritty police drama Training Day.Opening Friday

Cop Out (R, running time TBA) This action comedy from director Kevin Smith, starring Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan as two NYPD veterans in search of a stolen baseball card, used to be called A Couple of Dicks. So there’s that. Kevin Pollak and Adam Brody co-star. Opening Friday

The Crazies (R, 101 minutes) Yep, another horror remake, this time of George Romero’s film from 1973. One night, in a nice town full of nice people, some people randomly start doing things that aren’t at all nice. Like killin’. Then more folks get in on the killin’, and things only get less nice. Timothy Olyphant plays the sheriff. Playing at Downtown Mall 6

 

Diary of a Wimpy Kid (PG, 120 minutes) Based on Jeff Kinney’s "novel in cartoons," this movie stars Zachary Gordon as a middle-schooler having a rough go of things and cracking wise about it. Opening Friday

 

It’s Complicated (R, 120 minutes) This is writer-director Nancy Meyers’ new romantic comedy, in which 2010 Oscars hosts Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin compete for the affections of Meryl Streep. Sounds simple enough. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6 

Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief (PG, 120 minutes) This is the film of book one of Rick Riordan’s fantasy novel series about a teenager (Logan Lerman) who discovers that a) the Greek gods do exist, b) they are quite unruly and c) one of them is his father. The director is Chris Columbus, who made a couple of the Harry Potter movies, among other less successful things, and the co-stars include Uma Thurman, Pierce Brosnan, Rosario Dawson, Catherine Keener and Steve Coogan. Opening Friday

 

Repo Men (R, running time TK) Jude Law, Forest Whitaker, Liev Schreiber, RZA, Alice Braga and Carice van Houten star in a sci-fi action thriller about a future in which humans live longer thanks to advanced mechanical organs—which are subject, pending default on payment, to sudden repossession. Opening Friday

 

Sherlock Holmes (PG-13, 140 minutes) Robert Downey, Jr. stars as the master sleuth, with Jude Law as his sidekick Dr. Watson, in director Guy Ritchie’s sooty, bare-knuckle action thriller. Rachel McAdams co-stars. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4 

Shutter Island (R, 138 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review here.Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4

The Spy Next Door (PG, 92 minutes) Jackie Chan plays a superspy stepdad who just wants to settle down with his ladyfriend (Amber Valletta) and her kids, but winds up involved in an international terrorist conspiracy. Billy Ray Cyrus and George Lopez co-star. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

Tooth Fairy (PG, 102 minutes) Dwayne Johnson plays a hockey player nicknamed “the tooth fairy,” whose unsportsmanlike conduct somehow results in him doing a stint as the real tooth fairy. Julie Andrews and Ashley Judd co-star. Opening Friday

Up in the Air (R, 109 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review herePlaying at Regal Downtown Mall 6

The Wolfman (R, 125 minutes) A man (Benicio Del Toro) discovers that he is also a wolf. Hey, it happens. Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt and Hugo Weaving co-star. Opening Friday

 

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Alice in Wonderland; PG, 109 minutes; Carmike Cinema 6

Next Post

Greenberg; R, 107 minutes; Opening Friday



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

Alice in Wonderland (PG, 109 minutes) Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Crispin Glover and Alan Rickman  star in director Tim Burton’s take on Lewis Carroll’s fantasy classics. Opening Friday

An Education (PG-13, 100 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review herePlaying at Vinegar Hill Theatre

Avatar (PG-13, 162 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. James Cameron’s opus uses brand-new filmmaking technology to tell the story of a Marine (Sam Worthington) sent to the planet Pandora on an undercover mission that takes a few unexpected turns. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

The Blind Side (PG-13, 126 minutes) A troubled black kid (Quinton Aaron) from a ruined family gets taken in by a wealthy white Tennessee couple (Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw), whose nurturance helps propel him into the NFL. True story. Director John Lee Hancock adapts Michael Lewis’ book about Baltimore Raven Michael Oher’s life. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Brooklyn’s Finest (R, 125 minutes) Richard Gere, Ethan Hawke, Don Cheadle and Wesley Snipes star in a gritty police drama from director Anton Fuqua, who brought us the gritty police drama Training Day.Opening Friday
 
Cop Out (R, running time TBA) This action comedy from director Kevin Smith, starring Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan as two NYPD veterans in search of a stolen baseball card, used to be called A Couple of Dicks. So there’s that. Kevin Pollak and Adam Brody co-star. Opening Friday
 
The Crazies (R, 101 minutes) Yep, another horror remake, this time of George Romero’s film from 1973. One night, in a nice town full of nice people, some people randomly start doing things that aren’t at all nice. Like killin’. Then more folks get in on the killin’, and things only get less nice. Timothy Olyphant plays the sheriff. Playing at Downtown Mall 6
 
Green Zone (R, 115 minutes)  In this thriller from director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Ultimatum, United 93) Matt Damon plays an Army officer in 2003 Iraq trying to prevent bogus intelligence about weapons of mass destruction from starting a war. OK, just because we know how it turned out doesn’t mean it won’t be good. Amy Ryan and Greg Kinnear co-star. Opening Friday 
 
It’s Complicated (R, 120 minutes) This is writer-director Nancy Meyers’ new romantic comedy, in which 2010 Oscars hosts Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin compete for the affections of Meryl Streep. Sounds simple enough. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief (PG, 120 minutes) This is the film of book one of Rick Riordan’s fantasy novel series about a teenager (Logan Lerman) who discovers that a) the Greek gods do exist, b) they are quite unruly and c) one of them is his father. The director is Chris Columbus, who made a couple of the Harry Potter movies, among other less successful things, and the co-stars include Uma Thurman, Pierce Brosnan, Rosario Dawson, Catherine Keener and Steve Coogan. Opening Friday
 
Remember Me (PG-13, 128 minutes) Robert Pattinson plays a young New Yorker who has reasons for resenting his dad, played by Pierce Brosnan. Then he meets a girl, played by Emilie de Ravin, and things are looking up. Except there’s some drama. Chris Cooper and Lena Olin co-star. Opening Friday
 
Sherlock Holmes (PG-13, 140 minutes) Robert Downey, Jr. stars as the master sleuth, with Jude Law as his sidekick Dr. Watson, in director Guy Ritchie’s sooty, bare-knuckle action thriller. Rachel McAdams co-stars. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4
 
She’s Out of My League (R, 105 minutes) Somehow, in this romantic comedy, a really hot babe (Alice Eve) falls for a dorky airport security agent (Jay Baruchel). What’s up with that? Opening Friday
 
Shutter Island (R, 138 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review herePlaying at Regal Seminole Square 4

The Wolfman (R, 125 minutes) A man (Benicio Del Toro) discovers that he is also a wolf. Hey, it happens. Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt and Hugo Weaving co-star. Opening Friday

 

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Checking in with Aaron Farrington

Next Post

Highlights for the 2010 Festival of the Book



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

 

Alice in Wonderland (PG, 109 minutes) Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Crispin Glover and Alan Rickman  star in director Tim Burton’s take on Lewis Carroll’s fantasy classics. Opening Friday

 

Avatar (PG-13, 162 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. James Cameron’s opus uses brand-new filmmaking technology to tell the story of a Marine (Sam Worthington) sent to the planet Pandora on an undercover mission that takes a few unexpected turns. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

The Blind Side (PG-13, 126 minutes) A troubled black kid (Quinton Aaron) from a ruined family gets taken in by a wealthy white Tennessee couple (Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw), whose nurturance helps propel him into the NFL. True story. Director John Lee Hancock adapts Michael Lewis’ book about Baltimore Raven Michael Oher’s life. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Brooklyn’s Finest (R, 125 minutes) Richard Gere, Ethan Hawke, Don Cheadle and Wesley Snipes star in a gritty police drama from director Anton Fuqua, who brought us the gritty police drama Training Day. Opening Friday
 
Cop Out (R, running time TBA) This action comedy from director Kevin Smith, starring Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan as two NYPD veterans in search of a stolen baseball card, used to be called A Couple of Dicks. So there’s that. Kevin Pollak and Adam Brody co-star. Opening Friday
 
The Crazies (R, 101 minutes) Yep, another horror remake, this time of George Romero’s film from 1973. One night, in a nice town full of nice people, some people randomly start doing things that aren’t at all nice. Like killin’. Then more folks get in on the killin’, and things only get less nice. Timothy Olyphant plays the sheriff. Playing at Downtown Mall 6
 
It’s Complicated (R, 120 minutes) This is writer-director Nancy Meyers’ new romantic comedy, in which 2010 Oscars hosts Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin compete for the affections of Meryl Streep. Sounds simple enough. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief (PG, 120 minutes) This is the film of book one of Rick Riordan’s fantasy novel series about a teenager (Logan Lerman) who discovers that a) the Greek gods do exist, b) they are quite unruly and c) one of them is his father. The director is Chris Columbus, who made a couple of the Harry Potter movies, among other less successful things, and the co-stars include Uma Thurman, Pierce Brosnan, Rosario Dawson, Catherine Keener and Steve Coogan. Opening Friday
 
Sherlock Holmes (PG-13, 140 minutes) Robert Downey, Jr. stars as the master sleuth, with Jude Law as his sidekick Dr. Watson, in director Guy Ritchie’s sooty, bare-knuckle action thriller. Rachel McAdams co-stars. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4
 
Shutter Island (R, 138 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review here. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4

The Spy Next Door (PG, 92 minutes) Jackie Chan plays a superspy stepdad who just wants to settle down with his ladyfriend (Amber Valletta) and her kids, but winds up involved in an international terrorist conspiracy. Billy Ray Cyrus and George Lopez co-star. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

Tooth Fairy (PG, 102 minutes) Dwayne Johnson plays a hockey player nicknamed “the tooth fairy,” whose unsportsmanlike conduct somehow results in him doing a stint as the real tooth fairy. Julie Andrews and Ashley Judd co-star. Opening Friday

Up in the Air (R, 109 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review herePlaying at Regal Downtown Mall 6

 

The Wolfman (R, 125 minutes) A man (Benicio Del Toro) discovers that he is also a wolf. Hey, it happens. Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt and Hugo Weaving co-star. Opening Friday

 

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Checking in with Jeff Decker

Next Post

Checking in with Aaron Farrington



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel! (PG, 89 minutes) The Chipmunks flick that will likely appeal to the High School Musical crowd, thanks to the debut of the Chipettes! Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4

An Education (PG-13, 100 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review herePlaying at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Avatar (PG-13, 162 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. James Cameron’s opus uses brand-new filmmaking technology to tell the story of a Marine (Sam Worthington) sent to the planet Pandora on an undercover mission that takes a few unexpected turns. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6 

The Blind Side (PG-13, 126 minutes) A troubled black kid (Quinton Aaron) from a ruined family gets taken in by a wealthy white Tennessee couple (Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw), whose nurturance helps propel him into the NFL. True story. Director John Lee Hancock adapts Michael Lewis’ book about Baltimore Raven Michael Oher’s life. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6 

The Book of Eli (R, 118 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review herePlaying at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Crazy Heart (R, 112 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review here. Playing at Vinegar Hill Theatre

Edge of Darkness (R, 117 minutes) In this remake of the excellent 1985 British miniseries, Mel Gibson stars as a Boston cop whose search for his daughter’s killer unearths a government conspiracy. Ray Winstone and Danny Huston co-star. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

From Paris with Love (R, 112 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review here. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4

It’s Complicated (R, 120 minutes) This is writer-director Nancy Meyers’ new romantic comedy, in which 2010 Oscars hosts Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin compete for the affections of Meryl Streep. Sounds simple enough. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Legion (R, 104 minutes) Paul Bettany plays the Archangel Michael, on a mission to protect humanity from an angry God’s apocalypse. Dennis Quaid and Charles S. Dutton co-star. Opening Friday
 
Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief (PG, 120 minutes) This is the film of book one of Rick Riordan’s fantasy novel series about a teenager (Logan Lerman) who discovers that a) the Greek gods do exist, b) they are quite unruly and c) one of them is his father. The director is Chris Columbus, who made a couple of the Harry Potter movies, among other less successful things, and the co-stars include Uma Thurman, Pierce Brosnan, Roario Dawson, Catherine Keener, and Steve Coogan. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire (R, 110 minutes) An unflinching glimpse at the life of an impoverished, abused and illiterate teenager. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Sherlock Holmes (PG-13, 140 minutes) Robert Downey, Jr. stars as the master sleuth, with Jude Law as his sidekick Dr. Watson, in director Guy Ritchie’s sooty, bare-knuckle action thriller. Rachel McAdams co-stars. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4
 
The Spy Next Door (PG, 92 minutes) Jackie Chan plays a superspy stepdad who just wants to settle down with his ladyfriend (Amber Valletta) and her kids, but winds up involved in an international terrorist conspiracy. Billy Ray Cyrus and George Lopez co-star. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6
 
Tooth Fairy (PG, 102 minutes) Dwayne Johnson plays a hockey player nicknamed “the tooth fairy,” whose unsportsmanlike conduct somehow results in him doing a stint as the real tooth fairy. Julie Andrews and Ashley Judd co-star. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4
 
Up in the Air (R, 109 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review herePlaying at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
When in Rome (PG-13, 91 minutes) Having magically stirred the affections of various suitors (Danny DeVito, Jon Heder, Dax Shepard, Will Arnett) whose coins she retrieved from a Roman fountain of love, a romantically disillusioned New Yorker (Kristen Bell) gets cautiously involved with the one guy (Josh Duhamel) who might actually like her of his own accord. Anjelica Huston also appears. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6
 
The Wolfman (R, 125 minutes) A man (Benicio Del Toro) discovers that he is also a wolf. Hey, it happens. Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt and Hugo Weaving co-star. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4
 
Valentine’s Day (PG-13, 117 minutes) This romantic comedy, about a bunch of people in Los Angeles doing romantic and comedic things, stars Julia Roberts, Anne Hathaway, Ashton Kutcher, Topher Grace, Jamie Foxx, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Garner, Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, and on and on. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

  

 

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Checking in with Rosamond Casey

Next Post

Checking in with Kevin Everson



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel! (PG, 89 minutes) The Chipmunks flick that will likely appeal to the High School Musical crowd, thanks to the debut of the Chipettes! Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4

 
Avatar (PG-13, 162 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. James Cameron’s opus uses brand-new filmmaking technology to tell the story of a Marine (Sam Worthington) sent to the planet Pandora on an undercover mission that takes a few unexpected turns. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6
 
The Blind Side (PG-13, 126 minutes) A troubled black kid (Quinton Aaron) from a ruined family gets taken in by a wealthy white Tennessee couple (Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw), whose nurturance helps propel him into the NFL. True story. Director John Lee Hancock adapts Michael Lewis’ book about Baltimore Raven Michael Oher’s life. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
The Book of Eli (R, 118 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review herePlaying at Regal Seminole Square 4
 
Broken Embraces (R, 127 minutes) Pedro Almodóvar’s latest, in which a writer blinded during an accident struggles to reconcile his popular pseudonym with his real name and life. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
Daybreakers (R, 98 minutes) Ethan Hawke stars in a flick about a virus that turns humans into vampires. Perfect for people who feel torn between zombie and vampire movies! Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4
 
Edge of Darkness (R, 117 minutes) In this remake of the excellent 1985 British miniseries, Mel Gibson stars as a Boston cop whose search for his daughter’s killer unearths a government conspiracy. Ray Winstone and Danny Huston co-star. Opening Friday
 
Extraordinary Measures (PG, 106 minutes) This drama tells the true story of a medical researcher (Harrison Ford) helping a young couple (Brendan Fraser, Keri Russell) combat their kids’ rare disease.Opening Friday
 
The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus (PG-13, 122 minutes) Terry Gilliam’s film about a theater performer who makes a deal with the Devil (Tom Waits!) is also Heath Ledger’s final film. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
It’s Complicated (R, 120 minutes) This is writer-director Nancy Meyers’ new romantic comedy, in which 2010 Oscars hosts Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin compete for the affections of Meryl Streep. Sounds simple enough. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
Leap Year (PG) Watch as Amy Adams’ character undertakes an epic quest to…propose to her boyfriend. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6
 
Legion (R, 104 minutes) Paul Bettany plays the Archangel Michael, on a mission to protect humanity from an angry God’s apocalypse. Dennis Quaid and Charles S. Dutton co-star. Opening Friday
 
The Lovely Bones (PG-13, 135 minutes) Peter Jackson directs this adaptation of Alice Sebold’s novel, in which the spirit of a murdered girl tracks her family’s grief and efforts to find her from the afterlife.Playing at Carmike Cinema 6
 
Nine (PG-13, 118 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review herePlaying at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief (PG, 120 minutes) This is the film of book one of Rick Riordan’s fantasy novel series about a teenager (Logan Lerman) who discovers that a) the Greek gods do exist, b) they are quite unruly and c) one of them is his father. The director is Chris Columbus, who made a couple of the Harry Potter movies, among other less successful things, and the co-stars include Uma Thurman, Pierce Brosnan, Roario Dawson, Catherine Keener, and Steve Coogan. Opening Friday
 
The Princess and the Frog (G, 95 minutes) Anika Noni Rose, Terrence Howard, John Goodman and others lend their voices to Disney’s animated and updated fairy tale, set in Louisiana’s bayous. Randy Newman supplies the music. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
Sherlock Holmes (PG-13, 140 minutes) Robert Downey, Jr. stars as the master sleuth, with Jude Law as his sidekick Dr. Watson, in director Guy Ritchie’s sooty, bare-knuckle action thriller. Rachel McAdams co-stars. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4
 
A Single Man (R, 101 minutes) Fashion photographer Tom Ford makes his cinematic debut with his adaptation of Christopher Isherwood’s novel, about a day in the life of a recently widowed English professor. Read C-VILLE’s full review herePlaying at Vinegar Hill Theatre
 
The Spy Next Door (PG, 92 minutes) Jackie Chan plays a superspy stepdad who just wants to settle down with his ladyfriend (Amber Valletta) and her kids, but winds up involved in an international terrorist conspiracy. Billy Ray Cyrus and George Lopez co-star. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6
 
Tooth Fairy (PG, 102 minutes) Dwayne Johnson plays a hockey player nicknamed “the tooth fairy,” whose unsportsmanlike conduct somehow results in him doing a stint as the real tooth fairy. Julie Andrews and Ashley Judd co-star. Opening Friday
 
Up in the Air (R, 109 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review herePlaying at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
When in Rome (PG-13, 91 minutes) Having magically stirred the affections of various suitors (Danny DeVito, Jon Heder, Dax Shepard, Will Arnett) whose coins she retrieved from a Roman fountain of love, a romantically disillusioned New Yorker (Kristen Bell) gets cautiously involved with the one guy (Josh Duhamel) who might actually like her of his own accord. Anjelica Huston also appears. Opening Friday
 
The Wolfman (R, 125 minutes) A man (Benicio Del Toro) discovers that he is also a wolf. Hey, it happens. Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt and Hugo Weaving co-star. Opening Friday
 
Valentine’s Day (PG-13, 117 minutes) This romantic comedy, about a bunch of people in Los Angeles doing romantic and comedic things, stars Julia Roberts, Anne Hathaway, Ashton Kutcher, Topher Grace, Jamie Foxx, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Garner, Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, and on and on. Opening Friday
 

Youth in Revolt (R, 90 minutes) No more Mr. Nice Guy for Michael Cera, who concocts an alternate identity to woo a lady and be a badass. Read C-VILLE’s full review herePlaying at Carmike Cinema 6  

 

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Checking in with William Wylie

Next Post

Checking in with Jeff Decker



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel! (PG, 89 minutes) The Chipmunks flick that will likely appeal to the High School Musical crowd, thanks to the debut of the Chipettes! Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4

 
Avatar (PG-13, 162 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. James Cameron’s opus uses brand-new filmmaking technology to tell the story of a Marine (Sam Worthington) sent to the planet Pandora on an undercover mission that takes a few unexpected turns. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6
 
The Blind Side (PG-13, 126 minutes) A troubled black kid (Quinton Aaron) from a ruined family gets taken in by a wealthy white Tennessee couple (Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw), whose nurturance helps propel him into the NFL. True story. Director John Lee Hancock adapts Michael Lewis’ book about Baltimore Raven Michael Oher’s life. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
The Book of Eli (R, 118 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review herePlaying at Regal Seminole Square 4
 
Broken Embraces (R, 127 minutes) Pedro Almodóvar’s latest, in which a writer blinded during an accident struggles to reconcile his popular pseudonym with his real name and life. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
Daybreakers (R, 98 minutes) Ethan Hawke stars in a flick about a virus that turns humans into vampires. Perfect for people who feel torn between zombie and vampire movies! Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4
 
Edge of Darkness (R, 117 minutes) In this remake of the excellent 1985 British miniseries, Mel Gibson stars as a Boston cop whose search for his daughter’s killer unearths a government conspiracy. Ray Winstone and Danny Huston co-star. Opening Friday
 
Extraordinary Measures (PG, 106 minutes) This drama tells the true story of a medical researcher (Harrison Ford) helping a young couple (Brendan Fraser, Keri Russell) combat their kids’ rare disease.Opening Friday
 
The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus (PG-13, 122 minutes) Terry Gilliam’s film about a theater performer who makes a deal with the Devil (Tom Waits!) is also Heath Ledger’s final film. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
It’s Complicated (R, 120 minutes) This is writer-director Nancy Meyers’ new romantic comedy, in which 2010 Oscars hosts Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin compete for the affections of Meryl Streep. Sounds simple enough. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
Leap Year (PG) Watch as Amy Adams’ character undertakes an epic quest to…propose to her boyfriend. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6
 
Legion (R, 104 minutes) Paul Bettany plays the Archangel Michael, on a mission to protect humanity from an angry God’s apocalypse. Dennis Quaid and Charles S. Dutton co-star. Opening Friday
 
The Lovely Bones (PG-13, 135 minutes) Peter Jackson directs this adaptation of Alice Sebold’s novel, in which the spirit of a murdered girl tracks her family’s grief and efforts to find her from the afterlife.Playing at Carmike Cinema 6
 
Nine (PG-13, 118 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review herePlaying at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
The Princess and the Frog (G, 95 minutes) Anika Noni Rose, Terrence Howard, John Goodman and others lend their voices to Disney’s animated and updated fairy tale, set in Louisiana’s bayous. Randy Newman supplies the music. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
Sherlock Holmes (PG-13, 140 minutes) Robert Downey, Jr. stars as the master sleuth, with Jude Law as his sidekick Dr. Watson, in director Guy Ritchie’s sooty, bare-knuckle action thriller. Rachel McAdams co-stars. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4
 
A Single Man (R, 101 minutes) Fashion photographer Tom Ford makes his cinematic debut with his adaptation of Christopher Isherwood’s novel, about a day in the life of a recently widowed English professor. Read C-VILLE’s full review herePlaying at Vinegar Hill Theatre
 
The Spy Next Door (PG, 92 minutes) Jackie Chan plays a superspy stepdad who just wants to settle down with his ladyfriend (Amber Valletta) and her kids, but winds up involved in an international terrorist conspiracy. Billy Ray Cyrus and George Lopez co-star. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6
 
Tooth Fairy (PG, 102 minutes) Dwayne Johnson plays a hockey player nicknamed “the tooth fairy,” whose unsportsmanlike conduct somehow results in him doing a stint as the real tooth fairy. Julie Andrews and Ashley Judd co-star. Opening Friday
 
Up in the Air (R, 109 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review herePlaying at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
When in Rome (PG-13, 91 minutes) Having magically stirred the affections of various suitors (Danny DeVito, Jon Heder, Dax Shepard, Will Arnett) whose coins she retrieved from a Roman fountain of love, a romantically disillusioned New Yorker (Kristen Bell) gets cautiously involved with the one guy (Josh Duhamel) who might actually like her of his own accord. Anjelica Huston also appears. Opening Friday 
 

Youth in Revolt (R, 90 minutes) No more Mr. Nice Guy for Michael Cera, who concocts an alternate identity to woo a lady and be a badass. Read C-VILLE’s full review herePlaying at Carmike Cinema 6 

 

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Checking in with Lisa Russ Spaar

Next Post

Checking in with William Wylie



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel! (PG, 89 minutes) The Chipmunks flick that will likely appeal to the High School Musical crowd, thanks to the debut of the Chipettes! Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4

 
Avatar (PG-13, 162 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. James Cameron’s opus uses brand-new filmmaking technology to tell the story of a Marine (Sam Worthington) sent to the planet Pandora on an undercover mission that takes a few unexpected turns. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6
 
The Blind Side (PG-13, 126 minutes) A troubled black kid (Quinton Aaron) from a ruined family gets taken in by a wealthy white Tennessee couple (Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw), whose nurturance helps propel him into the NFL. True story. Director John Lee Hancock adapts Michael Lewis’ book about Baltimore Raven Michael Oher’s life. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
The Book of Eli (R, 118 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4
 
Broken Embraces (R, 127 minutes) Pedro Almodóvar’s latest, in which a writer blinded during an accident struggles to reconcile his popular pseudonym with his real name and life. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
Daybreakers (R, 98 minutes) Ethan Hawke stars in a flick about a virus that turns humans into vampires. Perfect for people who feel torn between zombie and vampire movies! Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4
 
Extraordinary Measures (PG, 106 minutes) This drama tells the true story of a medical researcher (Harrison Ford) helping a young couple (Brendan Fraser, Keri Russell) combat their kids’ rare disease. Opening Friday
 
Invictus (PG-13, 134 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6
 
The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus (PG-13, 122 minutes) Terry Gilliam’s film about a theater performer who makes a deal with the Devil (Tom Waits!) is also Heath Ledger’s final film. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
It’s Complicated (R, 120 minutes) This is writer-director Nancy Meyers’ new romantic comedy, in which 2010 Oscars hosts Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin compete for the affections of Meryl Streep. Sounds simple enough. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
Leap Year (PG) Watch as Amy Adams’ character undertakes an epic quest to…propose to her boyfriend. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6
 
Legion (R, 104 minutes) Paul Bettany plays the Archangel Michael, on a mission to protect humanity from an angry God’s apocalypse. Dennis Quaid and Charles S. Dutton co-star. Opening Friday
 
The Lovely Bones (PG-13, 135 minutes) Peter Jackson directs this adaptation of Alice Sebold’s novel, in which the spirit of a murdered girl tracks her family’s grief and efforts to find her from the afterlife. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6
 
Nine (PG-13, 118 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
The Princess and the Frog (G, 95 minutes) Anika Noni Rose, Terrence Howard, John Goodman and others lend their voices to Disney’s animated and updated fairy tale, set in Louisiana’s bayous. Randy Newman supplies the music. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
Sherlock Holmes (PG-13, 140 minutes) Robert Downey, Jr. stars as the master sleuth, with Jude Law as his sidekick Dr. Watson, in director Guy Ritchie’s sooty, bare-knuckle action thriller. Rachel McAdams co-stars. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4
 
A Single Man (R, 101 minutes) Fashion photographer Tom Ford makes his cinematic debut with his adaptation of Christopher Isherwood’s novel, about a day in the life of a recently widowed English professor. Playing at Vinegar Hill Theatre
 
The Spy Next Door (PG, 92 minutes) Jackie Chan plays a superspy stepdad who just wants to settle down with his ladyfriend (Amber Valletta) and her kids, but winds up involved in an international terrorist conspiracy. Billy Ray Cyrus and George Lopez co-star. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6
 
Tooth Fairy (PG, 102 minutes) Dwayne Johnson plays a hockey player nicknamed “the tooth fairy,” whose unsportsmanlike conduct somehow results in him doing a stint as the real tooth fairy. Julie Andrews and Ashley Judd co-star. Opening Friday
 
Up in the Air (R, 109 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review here. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
Youth in Revolt (R, 90 minutes) No more Mr. Nice Guy for Michael Cera, who concocts an alternate identity to woo a lady and be a badass. Read C-VILLE’s full review here. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Checking in with Madeline and Humberto Sales

Next Post

Checking in with Steph Finn



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel! (PG, 89 minutes) The Chipmunks flick that will likely appeal to the High School Musical crowd, thanks to the debut of the Chipettes! Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4

 
Avatar (PG-13, 162 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. James Cameron’s opus uses brand-new filmmaking technology to tell the story of a Marine (Sam Worthington) sent to the planet Pandora on an undercover mission that takes a few unexpected turns. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6
 
The Blind Side (PG-13, 126 minutes) A troubled black kid (Quinton Aaron) from a ruined family gets taken in by a wealthy white Tennessee couple (Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw), whose nurturance helps propel him into the NFL. True story. Director John Lee Hancock adapts Michael Lewis’ book about Baltimore Raven Michael Oher’s life. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
The Book of Eli (R) Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman, post-apocalypse. ‘Nuff said. Opening Friday
 
Daybreakers (R, 98 minutes) Ethan Hawke stars in a flick about a virus that turns humans into vampires. Perfect for people who feel torn between zombie and vampire movies! Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4
 
Did You Hear About the Morgans? (108 minutes) In this rom-com from the writer-director of Music and Lyrics, Sarah Jessica Parker and Hugh Grant play Manhattan marrieds whose troubled relationship might just be saved by witness protection in Wyoming. Mary Steenburgen and Sam Elliott co-star. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
Invictus (PG-13, 134 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6
 
The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus (PG-13, 122 minutes) Terry Gilliam’s film about a theater performer who makes a deal with the Devil (Tom Waits!) is also Heath Ledger’s final film. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
It’s Complicated (R, 120 minutes) This is writer-director Nancy Meyers’ new romantic comedy, in which 2010 Oscars hosts Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin compete for the affections of Meryl Streep. Sounds simple enough. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
Leap Year (PG) Watch as Amy Adams’ character undertakes an epic quest to…propose to her boyfriend. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6
 
Nine (PG-13, 118 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
The Princess and the Frog (G, 95 minutes) Anika Noni Rose, Terrence Howard, John Goodman and others lend their voices to Disney’s animated and updated fairy tale, set in Louisiana’s bayous. Randy Newman supplies the music. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
Sherlock Holmes (PG-13, 140 minutes) Robert Downey, Jr. stars as the master sleuth, with Jude Law as his sidekick Dr. Watson, in director Guy Ritchie’s sooty, bare-knuckle action thriller. Rachel McAdams co-stars. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4
 
The Spy Next Door (PG, 92 minutes) Jackie Chan plays a superspy stepdad who just wants to settle down with his ladyfriend (Amber Valletta) and her kids, but winds up involved in an international terrorist conspiracy. Billy Ray Cyrus and George Lopez co-star. Opening Friday
 
The Twilight Saga: New Moon (PG-13, 122 minutes)  If that heterosexuality-challenging trailer I watch on YouTube so regularly is any indication, the second movie installment of Stephenie Meyer’s supernatural bestseller franchise (starring Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner) is all about strapping shirtless lads turning into wolves. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6
 
Up in the Air (R, 109 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review here. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6
 
The Young Victoria (PG, 100 minutes) Do you have Prince Albert in a can? Just kidding. Emily Blunt stars in a film about the early years of Queen Vicky’s reign. Playing at Vinegar Hill Theatre
 
Youth in Revolt (R, 90 minutes) No more Mr. Nice Guy for Michael Cera, who concocts an alternate identity to woo a lady and be a badass. Read C-VILLE’s full review herePlaying at Carmike Cinema 6

 

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Nine feels more like a three

Next Post

Checking in with Lisa Russ Spaar



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel! (PG, 89 minutes) The Chipmunks flick that will likely appeal to the High School Musical crowd, thanks to the debut of the Chipettes! Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4

Avatar (PG-13, 162 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. James Cameron’s opus uses brand-new filmmaking technology to tell the story of a Marine (Sam Worthington) sent to the planet Pandora on an undercover mission that takes a few unexpected turns. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

The Blind Side (PG-13, 126 minutes) A troubled black kid (Quinton Aaron) from a ruined family gets taken in by a wealthy white Tennessee couple (Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw), whose nurturance helps propel him into the NFL. True story. Director John Lee Hancock adapts Michael Lewis’ book about Baltimore Raven Michael Oher’s life. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Daybreakers (R, 98 minutes) Ethan Hawke stars in a flick about a virus that turns humans into vampires. Perfect for people who feel torn between zombie and vampire movies! Opening Friday

Did You Hear About the Morgans? (108 minutes) In this rom-com from the writer-director of Music and Lyrics, Sarah Jessica Parker and Hugh Grant play Manhattan marrieds whose troubled relationship might just be saved by witness protection in Wyoming. Mary Steenburgen and Sam Elliott co-star. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

An Education (PG-13, 100 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review here. Playing at Vinegar Hill Theatre

Invictus (PG-13, 134 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

It’s Complicated (R, 120 minutes) This is writer-director Nancy Meyers’ new romantic comedy, in which 2010 Oscars hosts Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin compete for the affections of Meryl Streep. Sounds simple enough. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Leap Year
(PG) Watch as Amy Adams’ character undertakes an epic quest to…propose to her boyfriend. Opening Friday

Nine (PG-13, 118 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

The Princess and the Frog (G, 95 minutes) Anika Noni Rose, Terrence Howard, John Goodman and others lend their voices to Disney’s animated and updated fairy tale, set in Louisiana’s bayous. Randy Newman supplies the music. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

The Road (R, 113 minutes) It’s the end of the world as Cormac McCarthy knows it; Viggo Mortenson plays a father desperate to keep a sense of morality intact for his son, Kodi Smit-McPhee. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

Sherlock Holmes (PG-13, 140 minutes) Robert Downey, Jr. stars as the master sleuth, with Jude Law as his sidekick Dr. Watson, in director Guy Ritchie’s sooty, bare-knuckle action thriller. Rachel McAdams co-stars. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4

The Twilight Saga: New Moon (PG-13, 122 minutes)  If that heterosexuality-challenging trailer I watch on YouTube so regularly is any indication, the second movie installment of Stephenie Meyer’s supernatural bestseller franchise (starring Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner) is all about strapping shirtless lads turning into wolves. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

Up in the Air (R, 109 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review here. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

The Young Victoria (PG, 100 minutes) Do you have Prince Albert in a can? Just kidding. Emily Blunt stars in a film about the early years of Queen Vicky’s reign. Playing at Vinegar Hill Theatre

Youth in Revolt (R, 90 minutes) No more Mr. Nice Guy for Michael Cera, who concocts an alternate identity to woo a lady and be a badass. Opening Friday

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Special effects, not-so-special script

Next Post

Checking in with Madeline and Humberto Sales



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel! (PG, 89 minutes) The Chipmunks flick that will likely appeal to the High School Musical crowd, thanks to the debut of the Chipettes! Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4

Avatar (PG-13, 162 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. James Cameron’s opus uses brand-new filmmaking technology to tell the story of a Marine (Sam Worthington) sent to the planet Pandora on an undercover mission that takes a few unexpected turns. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

The Blind Side (PG-13, 126 minutes) A troubled black kid (Quinton Aaron) from a ruined family gets taken in by a wealthy white Tennessee couple (Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw), whose nurturance helps propel him into the NFL. True story. Director John Lee Hancock adapts Michael Lewis’ book about Baltimore Raven Michael Oher’s life. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Brothers (R, 110 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Did You Hear About the Morgans? (108 minutes) In this rom-com from the writer-director of Music and Lyrics, Sarah Jessica Parker and Hugh Grant play Manhattan marrieds whose troubled relationship might just be saved by witness protection in Wyoming. Mary Steenburgen and Sam Elliott co-star. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

An Education (PG-13, 100 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review here. Playing at Vinegar Hill Theatre

Fantastic Mr. Fox (PG, 88 minutes)Wes Anderson’s stop-motion-animated adaptation of Roald Dahl’s children’s book about a sly fox trying to protect himself and his family from the farmers whose chickens he steals. George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray and Jason Schwartzman, among others, lend their voices to Anderson’s impeccably tailored puppets. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Invictus (PG-13, 134 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

It’s Complicated (R, 120 minutes) This is writer-director Nancy Meyers’ new romantic comedy, in which 2010 Oscars hosts Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin compete for the affections of Meryl Streep. Sounds simple enough. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Nine (PG-13, 118 minutes) Chicago director Rob Marshall marshals Daniel Day-Lewis, Sophia Loren, Judi Dench, Nicole Kidman, Penelope Cruz, Marion Cotillard, Kate Hudson and Fergie for a musical remake of Federico Fellini’s 1963 masterpiece about a creatively blocked filmmaker grappling with his muses and memories. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire (R, 110 minutes) An unflinching glimpse at the life of an impoverished, abused and illiterate teenager. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

The Princess and the Frog (G, 95 minutes) Anika Noni Rose, Terrence Howard, John Goodman and others lend their voices to Disney’s animated and updated fairy tale, set in Louisiana’s bayous. Randy Newman supplies the music. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4

The Road (R, 113 minutes) It’s the end of the world as Cormac McCarthy knows it; Viggo Mortenson plays a father desperate to keep a sense of morality intact for his son, Kodi Smit-McPhee. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

Sherlock Holmes (PG-13, 140 minutes) Robert Downey, Jr. stars as the master sleuth, with Jude Law as his sidekick Dr. Watson, in director Guy Ritchie’s sooty, bare-knuckle action thriller. Rachel McAdams co-stars. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4

The Twilight Saga: New Moon (PG-13, 122 minutes)  If that heterosexuality-challenging trailer I watch on YouTube so regularly is any indication, the second movie installment of Stephenie Meyer’s supernatural bestseller franchise (starring Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner) is all about strapping shirtless lads turning into wolves. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

Up in the Air (R, 109 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review here. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

The Young Victoria (PG, 100 minutes) Do you have Prince Albert in a can? Just kidding. Emily Blunt stars in a film about the early years of Queen Vicky’s reign. Playing at Vinegar Hill Theatre

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Checking in with Josef Beery

Next Post

Nine feels more like a three



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Capsule Reviews

2012 (PG-13, 158 minutes) It’s the end of the world as we know it, and John Cusack feels fine. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Avatar (PG-13, 162 minutes) James Cameron’s opus uses brand-new filmmaking technology to tell the story of a Marine (Sam Worthington) sent to the planet Pandora on an undercover mission that takes a few unexpected turns. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

The Blind Side (PG-13, 126 minutes) A troubled black kid (Quinton Aaron) from a ruined family gets taken in by a wealthy white Tennessee couple (Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw), whose nurturance helps propel him into the NFL. True story. Director John Lee Hancock adapts Michael Lewis’ book about Baltimore Raven Michael Oher’s life. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4

The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
(R, 118 minutes) The return of the hard-praying, hard-slaying MacManus brothers! Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Brothers (R, 110 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Did You Hear About the Morgans? (108 minutes) In this rom-com from the writer-director of Music and Lyrics, Sarah Jessica Parker and Hugh Grant play Manhattan marrieds whose troubled relationship might just be saved by witness protection in Wyoming. Mary Steenburgen and Sam Elliott co-star. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Disney’s A Christmas Carol (PG, 76 minutes)  Jim Carrey lends his voice to a weirdly hyper-real animated Ebenezer Scrooge in the latest version of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic. Gary Oldman, Bob Hoskins, Colin Firth and Robin Wright Penn co-star. Robert Zemeckis, who made that weirdly hyper-real animated version of Beowulf, directs. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4

An Education (PG-13, 100 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review here. Playing at Vinegar Hill Theatre

Everybody’s Fine (PG-13, 100 minutes) Robert De Niro gets a little more family friendly in this story about a widower reuniting with his family. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Fantastic Mr. Fox (PG, 88 minutes)Wes Anderson’s stop-motion-animated adaptation of Roald Dahl’s children’s book about a sly fox trying to protect himself and his family from the farmers whose chickens he steals. George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray and Jason Schwartzman, among others, lend their voices to Anderson’s impeccably tailored puppets. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Invictus (PG-13, 134 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s featured review here. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

It’s Complicated (R, 120 minutes) This is writer-director Nancy Meyers’ new romantic comedy, in which 2010 Oscars hosts Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin compete for the affections of Meryl Streep. Sounds simple enough. Opening Friday

Nine (PG-13, 118 minutes) Chicago director Rob Marshall marshals Daniel Day-Lewis, Sophia Loren, Judi Dench, Nicole Kidman, Penelope Cruz, Marion Cotillard, Kate Hudson and Fergie for a musical remake of Federico Fellini’s 1963 masterpiece about a creatively blocked filmmaker grappling with his muses and memories. Opening Friday

Planet 51 (PG, 87 minutes) A world very much like the suburban America of the 1950s, except for the fact that its inhabitants are little green aliens, finds itself disrupted by a visit from a human astronaut. This animated adventure comedy features the voices of Dwayne Johnson, Gary Oldman, John Cleese, Jessica Biel, Seann William Scott and Justin Long. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire (R, 110 minutes) An unflinching glimpse at the life of an impoverished, abused and illiterate teenager. Playing at Regal Downtown Mall 6

The Princess and the Frog (G, 95 minutes) Anika Noni Rose, Terrence Howard, John Goodman and others lend their voices to Disney’s animated and updated fairy tale, set in Louisiana’s bayous. Randy Newman supplies the music. Playing at Regal Seminole Square 4

The Road (R, 113 minutes) It’s the end of the world as Cormac McCarthy knows it; Viggo Mortenson plays a father desperate to keep a sense of morality intact for his son, Kodi Smit-McPhee. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

Sherlock Holmes (PG-13, 140 minutes) Robert Downey, Jr. stars as the master sleuth, with Jude Law as his sidekick Dr. Watson, in director Guy Ritchie’s sooty, bare-knuckle action thriller. Rachel McAdams co-stars. Opening Friday

The Twilight Saga: New Moon (PG-13, 122 minutes)  If that heterosexuality-challenging trailer I watch on YouTube so regularly is any indication, the second movie installment of Stephenie Meyer’s supernatural bestseller franchise (starring Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner) is all about strapping shirtless lads turning into wolves. Playing at Carmike Cinema 6

Up in the Air (R, 109 minutes) Read C-VILLE’s full review here. Opening Friday

Posted In:     Arts

Previous Post

Checking in with Kevin McFadden

Next Post

Special effects, not-so-special script



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of