Juneau's Cinema guide

Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2008


"21" (PG-13) No rating at press time.

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

Synopsis: A true story about an M.I.T. student who learns how to beat the system in Vegas.

"Persepolis" (PG-13) ★★★½

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: Coming-of-age story of a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl that begins during the Islamic Revolution.

"Superhero Movie" (PG-13) No rating at press time.

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

Synopsis: After being bitten by a genetically altered dragonfly, high school loser Rick Riker develops superhumanabilities.


"Goya's Ghosts" (R) ★★

Where: Back Room at the Silverbow. Times: Shows Monday-Wednesday, March 31-April 2, 8 p.m. Free.

Synopsis: The painter Goya becomes involved with the Spanish Inquisition when his muse, Ines, is arrested by the church for heresy. Her father, Thomas, comes to him hoping that his connection with Brother Lorenzo, whom he is painting, can secure the release of his daughter.


"The Bank Job" (R) ★★★

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

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

"Never Back Down" (PG-13) ★★

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

Synopsis: At his new high school, a rebellious teen is lured into an underground fight club.


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

"Drillbit Taylor" (PG-13) ★★★

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 4:20 p.m.

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

"Horton Hears a Who" (G) ★★★

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Daily, 6:50 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:20 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.

"Shutter" (PG-13) ★★

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Daily, 7:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:50, 4:30 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) ★★

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Moves to 20th Century Twin in Friday. Times: Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:20 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 4:30 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.

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