Cinema Guide

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2006

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"Ask the Dust" (R) **

Where: Gold Town Nickelodeon. Times: Starts Thursday, April 20, 7 p.m.; Friday, 7, 9:15 p.m.; Saturday, 7, 9:15 p.m.; Sunday, 4, 7 p.m.

Synopsis: A tale of small-town dreams and big-city challenges from the writer of "Chinatown."

"Lucky Number Slevin" (R) **1/2

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Starts Friday, April 21, 7:15, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday, 1:50, 4:30, 7:15, 9:40 p.m.; Sunday, 1:50, 4:30, 7:15 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7:15 p.m.

Synopsis: It all starts with a horse. Then an innocent man is mistaken for someone who owes money to a bookie. Stylish and convoluted.

"Silent Hill" (R) No review at press time

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Starts Friday, April 21, 7, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday, 1:40, 4:15, 7, 9:50 p.m.; 1:40, 4:15, 7 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7 p.m.

Synopsis: On a trip to meet a faith healer, a mother of a dying child stumbles across a strange town whose inhabitants are fighting dark forces.

"The Sentinel" (PG-13) ***

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Starts Friday, April 21, 7:10, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday, 1:40, 4:20, 7:10, 9:50 p.m.; Sunday, 1:40, 4:20, 7:10 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7:10 p.m.

Synopsis: A Secret Service agent (Michael Douglas) is being framed for what appears to be an inside job to assassinate the president.

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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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"Inside Man" (R) ***

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

Synopsis: Spike Lee's latest film involves a cop and a bank robber negotiating through a hostage situation. Starring Denzel Washington and Clive Owen.

"Take the Lead" (PG-13) **1/2

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

Synopsis: A Manhattan dance studio owner decides to start a ballroom dance class at an inner-city high school.

"V for Vendetta" (R) ***

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Thursday, 7:10 p.m.

Synopsis: Set against a futuristic landscape, a young woman is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked man known only as V.

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"Ice Age: The Meltdown" (PG) **1/2

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

Synopsis: When Manny, Sid and Diego discover that miles of melted ice will flood their valley, they must help everyone escape the coming deluge.

"Scary Movie 4" (PG-13) *

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Friday, 7, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday, 2:20, 4:10, 7, 9:40 p.m.; Sunday, 2:20, 4:10, 7 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7 p.m.

Synopsis: Yet another horror spoof, this time with send-ups of "War of the Worlds," "The Grudge," "The Village," the "Saw" movies and "Million Dollar Baby."

"The Benchwarmers" (PG-13) *

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

Synopsis: Three nerds team up for a three-on-nine baseball scrimmage against some Little League bullies.

"The Wild" (G) **1/2

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

Synopsis: Animals from the New York Zoo mount a rescue mission when one of their own is mistakenly shipped to the wild in this computer-animated comedy.



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