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Juneau's Cinema guide

Posted: Thursday, March 20, 2008

Note: All Gross Alaska theaters will be open for daily matinees during spring break, until March 21.

OPENING

"Drillbit Taylor" (PG-13) no rating at press

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Starts Friday, with matinee at 4:20 p.m. Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:30, 4 p.m.

Synopsis: Three kids hire a low-budget bodyguard to protect them from the high school bully.

"Honeydripper" (PG-13) ★★★

Where: Gold Town Nickelodeon. Times: Shows Thursday, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 7, 9:45 p.m.; Sunday, 4, 7 p.m. Thursday's show includes one free bag of popcorn.

Synopsis: An embittered juke joint owner tries to save a club on the outs with a last-ditch plan in 1950s rural Alabama.

"Shutter" (PG-13) No rating at press time

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Starts Friday, with matinee at 4:30 p.m. Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:30, 4 p.m.

Synopsis: A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident.

"Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns" (PG-13) No rating at press time

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

Synopsis: A single mom takes her family to Georgia for the funeral of her father - a man she never met. There, her clan is introduced to the crass, fun-loving Brown family.

ALSO SHOWING

"My Kid Could Paint That" (PG-13) ★★★

Where: Back Room at the Silverbow. Times: Shows Monday-Wednesday, March 24-26, 8 p.m. Free.

Synopsis: Amir Bar-Lev directs this thought-provoking documentary about a precocious 4-year-old artist whose abstract works have drawn critical comparisons with modernist greats.

CLOSING

"College Road Trip" (G) ★½

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

"Penelope" (PG) ★★½

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

Synopsis: A romantic tale about a young aristocratic heiress born under a curse that can only be broken when she finds true love.

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

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Ends Thursday, 7:20 p.m.

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

CONTINUING

"10,000 BC" (PG-13) ★

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Friday matinee at 4:15 p.m. Daily, 7:15 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:45 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:45, 4:15 p.m.

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

"The Bank Job" (R) ★★★

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Friday matinee at 4 p.m. Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 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.

"Horton Hears a Who" (G) ★★★

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Friday matinee at 3:50 p.m. 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) ★★

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Friday matinee at 4 p.m. 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.



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