Cinema Guide

Posted: Thursday, April 14, 2005

OPENING

"The Amityville Horror," (R) *

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Friday, 7:20, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday, 2, 4:40, 7:20, 9:40 p.m.; Sunday, 2, 4:40, 7:20 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7:20 p.m.

Synopsis: A handyman moves his family into a house that was the site of a grisly mass murder a year earlier. Hokey, cliché-ridden remake.

"Merchant of Venice," (R) ***

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Friday, 6:50, 9:35 p.m.; Saturday, 1:20, 4, 6:50, 9:35 p.m.; Sunday, 1:20, 4, 6:50 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 6:50 p.m.

Synopsis: An ambitious and smartly cast adaptation of one of Shakespeare's most performed plays, starring Al Pacino and Jeremy Irons.

ALSO PLAYING

Anime film at Sweet Dream Teas, 8585 Old Dairy Road, near the Nugget Mall. 789-4401. Film at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16.

No movie on Saturday, April 16, The Back Room at the Silverbow Inn.

"Thirst," at Gold Town Nickelodeon, at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19. Free.

CLOSING

"Born Into Brothels," (NR) ***1/2

Where: Gold Town Nickelodeon. Times: Thursday, April 14, 7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 7, 9:15 p.m.; Sunday, 4, 7 p.m.

Synopsis: Children of Calcutta prostitutes gain hope and opportunity through photography. This year's Oscar winner for best documentary.

"Guess Who," (PG-13) *1/2

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Thursday, April 14, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Synopsis: Ashton Kutcher and Bernie Mac star in a comic re-envisioning of "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" with a twist in the racial dynamic.

"The Ring Two," (PG-13) **1/2

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Thursday, April 14, 7:30 p.m.

Synopsis: Naomi Watts returns as reporter Rachel Keller in this follow-up to 2002's horror hit "The Ring." Moodier, scarier and all-around better than original.

CONTINUING

"Beauty Shop," (PG-13) ***

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Thursday, April 14, 6:50 p.m., Friday, 7:30, 9:45 p.m.; Saturday, 2:10, 4:30, 7:30, 9:45 p.m.; Sunday, 2:10, 4:30, 7:30 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Synopsis: Sashaying hairdresser/beauty shop owner Gina (Queen Latifah) goes up against a phony-baloney, hairstylist supreme played by Kevin Bacon.

"Fever Pitch," (PG-13) ***

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Friday, 7:20, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday, 1:50, 4:20, 7:20, 9:50 p.m.; Sunday, 1:50, 4:20, 7:20 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7:20 p.m.

Synopsis: A driven career woman (Drew Barrymore) falls for a man maniacally devoted to the Boston Red Sox (Jimmy Fallon). Engaging romantic comedy.

"Miss Congeniality 2," (PG-13) **1/2

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Friday, 7:10, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2, 4:40, 7:10, 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2, 4:40, 7:10 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7:10 p.m.

Synopsis: FBI agent Gracie Hart (Sandra Bullock) is pressed back into action when her pageant buddies are abducted in Las Vegas. Uneven sequel.

"Sahara," (PG-13) **

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Friday, 7, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday, 1:30, 4:10, 7, 9:40 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30, 4:10, 7 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7 p.m.

Synopsis: Treasure hunters searching for a long-lost battleship in Africa encounter a mysterious plague. Overlong Indiana Jones retread.

"Sin City," (R) ***1/2

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Friday, 7:10, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday, 1:50, 4:30, 7:10, 9:50 p.m.; Sunday, 1:50, 4:30, 7:10 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7:10 p.m.

Synopsis: A brilliant graphic novel adaptation that imagines a world where men are men, women are prostitutes, and you can't take any of it too seriously.



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