Juneau's Cinema guide

Posted: Thursday, March 06, 2008

OPENING

"10,000 BC" (PG-13) No review at press time

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Starts Friday. Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:45, 4 p.m.

Synopsis: A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.

"42nd Street" (G) ★★★★

Where: Gold Town Nickelodeon. Times: Shows Thursday, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 7, 9 p.m.; Sunday, 4, 7 p.m. Thursday's show includes one free bag of popcorn.

Synopsis: An ailing Broadway director returns to produce one final show, but his leading lady is injured and must be replaced by a novice in this classic Hollywood musical.

"The Bank Job" (R) ★★★

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Starts Friday. Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:30, 4 p.m.

Synopsis: Jason Statham and Saffron Burrows star in a highly charged heist movie inspired by an infamous 1971 robbery in London.

"College Road Trip" (G) No review at press time

Where: Glacier Cinemas.Times: Starts Friday. Daily, 6:50 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:50, 3:50 p.m.

Synopsis: When an overachieving high school student decides to travel around the country to choose the perfect college, her overprotective cop father decides to accompany her to keep her on the straight and narrow.

ALSO SHOWING

"The Darjeeling Limited" (R) ★★★

Where: Back Room at the Silverbow. Times: Shows Monday-Wednesday, March 10-12, 8 p.m. Free.

Synopsis: Following the death of their father, three brothers embark on a journey to attempt to reconnect after years of distance. The trip opens up old wounds and proves that sibling rivalry can never be completely erased.

CLOSING

"Jumper" (PG-13) ★

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Ends Thursday, 7:15 p.m.;

Synopsis: A genetic anomaly allows a young man to teleport himself anywhere.

"Persepolis" (PG-13) ★★★½

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Ends Thursday, 7 p.m.

Synopsis: Coming-of-age story of a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl. Best animated film of 2007.

"Step Up 2 the Streets" (PG-13) ★

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Ends Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Synopsis: Romantic sparks occur between two dance students from different backgrounds.

CONTINUING

"Fools Gold" (PG-13) ★

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:20, 4:10 p.m.

Synopsis: A new clue to the whereabouts of a lost treasure rekindles a couple's sense of adventure - and romance.

"Semi-Pro" (R) ★★(critics); ★ (Carson)

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Daily, 7:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 4:30 p.m.

Synopsis: Will Ferrell stars as the coach-owner of an ABA basketball team.

"The Spiderwick Chronicles" (PG)★★½ (critics); ★★ (Carson)

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:20 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:40, 4:20 p.m.

Synopsis: Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon, along with their sister, find themselves pulled into an alternate world.

"Vantage Point" (PG-13)★★½ (critics); ★★ (Carson)

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Daily, 7:15 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:45 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 4:15 p.m.

Synopsis: The attempted assassination of the president is told from five different perspectives.



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