Note: Next week,March 17-21, all Gross Alaska theaters will be open for daily matinees during spring break.
"The Orphanage" (R) ★★★
Where: Gold Town Nickelodeon. Times: Shows Thursday, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 7, 9:15 p.m.; Sunday, 4, 7 p.m. Thursday's show includes one free bag of popcorn.
Synopsis: A Spanish horror movie in which a woman brings her family back to her childhood home and her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend.
"Horton Hears a Who" (G) ★★★
Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Starts Friday. Daily, 6:50 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:20, 3:50 p.m.
Synopsis: Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.
"Never Back Down" (PG-13) no rating at press time
Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Starts Friday. Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:30, 4 p.m.
Synopsis: At his new high school, a rebellious teen is lured into an underground fight club.
"Penelope" (PG) ★★½
Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Starts Friday. Daily, 7:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:40, 4:30 p.m.
Synopsis: A young aristocratic heiress is born under a curse that can only be broken when she finds true love.
"In the Valley of Elah" (R) ★★½
Where: Back Room at the Silverbow. Times: Shows Monday-Wednesday, March 17-19, 8 p.m. Free.
Synopsis: When exemplary soldier Mike Deerfield goes missing after returning from Iraq, his concerned parents hire police detective Emily Sanders to investigate.
"Fools Gold" (PG-13) ★
Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Ends Thursday, 7 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: Ends Thursday, 7:30 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: Ends Thursday, 7:10 p.m.
Synopsis: Three siblings find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of fairies and other creatures.
"10,000 BC" (PG-13) ★
Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Daily, 7:15 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:45 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:45, 4:15 p.m.
Synopsis: A young mammoth hunter journeys through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.
"The Bank Job" (R) ★★★
Where: Moves to 20th Century Twin on Friday. Times: Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:30, 4 p.m.
Synopsis: A highly charged heist movie inspired by an infamous 1971 robbery in London.
"College Road Trip" (G) ★½
Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:20 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:50, 4:10 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.
"Vantage Point" (PG-13) ★★½ (critics); ★★ (Carson)
Where: Moves to Glacier Cinemas on Friday. Times: Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 4:20 p.m.
Synopsis: The attempted assassination of the president is told from five differentperspectives.