Cinema Guide

Posted: Thursday, March 09, 2006

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"Failure to Launch" (PG) **

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Starts Friday, March 10, 3:50, 7:10, 9:20 p.m.; Saturday, 1:40, 3:50, 7:10, 9:20 p.m.; Sunday, 1:40, 3:50, 7:10 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 7:10 p.m.

Synopsis: A romantic comedy about a slacker who still lives with his parents and the cool woman who's about to turn his life upside down.

"The Shaggy Dog" (PG) **1/2

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Starts Friday, March 10, 4:10, 6:50, 9:10 p.m.; Saturday, 1:50, 4:10, 6:50, 9:10 p.m.; Sunday, 1:50, 4:10, 6:50 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 6:50 p.m.

Synopsis: Tim Allen transforms from family dad to family dog and back again in this update of the Disney classic.

"The Hills Have Eyes" (R) **

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Starts Friday, March 10, 4:20, 7, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2:10, 4:20, 7, 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2:10, 4:20, 7 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7 p.m.

Synopsis: A family road trip goes terrifyingly awry when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone. Horror remake.

"Imagine Me & You" (R) *1/2

Where: Gold Town Nickelodeon. Times: Starts Friday, March 10, 7, 9 p.m.; Saturday, 7, 9 p.m.; Sunday, 4, 7 p.m.

Synopsis: A romantic-comedy with a gay twist. Aside from its lesbian theme the film can only offer more of the same generic rom-com cliches.

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Anime film at Sweet Dream Teas, 8585 Old Dairy Road, near the Nugget Mall. 789-4401. Film at 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

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"Curious George" (G) ***

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Thursday, March 9, 7:10 p.m.

Synopsis: Little George is as curious - and entertaining - as always in the new big-screen adaptation of the beloved character.

"Doogal" (G) *1/2

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Thursday, March 9, 6:50 p.m.

Synopsis: A candy-loving mutt named Doogal, and his friends - Dylan, Brian and Ermintrude - embark on an epic adventure to save the world.

"The New World" (PG-13) ***

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Thursday, March 9, 6:50 p.m.

Synopsis: A Native American girl uses her neck to save Capt. John Smith in this stunningly detailed tableaux of 17th century Virginia. Not for every taste.

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"16 Blocks" (PG-13) **

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Friday, 7:30, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday, 2:10, 4:30, 7:30, 9:50 p.m.; Sunday, 2:10, 4:30, 7:30 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Synopsis: A hungover NYPD detective (Bruce Willis) must escort a petty criminal (Mos Def) 16 blocks to appear before a grand jury.

"Aquamarine" (PG) **1/2

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Friday, 3:50, 7:10, 9:20 p.m.; Saturday, 1:40, 3:50, 7:10, 9:20 p.m.; Sunday, 1:40, 3:50, 7:10 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7:10 p.m.

Synopsis: An enchanted little comedy about a mermaid who develops a liking for a human male, and must be returned to the sea.

"Eight Below" (PG) **1/2

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Friday, 4, 7, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 1:30, 4, 7, 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30, 4, 7 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7 p.m.

Synopsis: Eight sled dogs are left behind when a blizzard forces a scientific expedition to leave Antarctica, and a mushy musher resolves to rescue them.

"Ultraviolet" (PG-13) *

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Friday, 7:15, 9:20 p.m.; Saturday, 2:20, 4:30, 7:15, 9:20 p.m.; Sunday, 2:20, 4:30, 7:15 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7:15 p.m.

Synopsis: A 21st-century government attempts to destroy genetic mutants, but one woman is determined that that doesn't happen.



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