Cinema Guide

Posted: Thursday, April 21, 2005

OPENING

"A Lot Like Love," (PG-13) ***1/2

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Friday, 7:30, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday, 2, 4:40, 7:30, 9:50 p.m.; Sunday, 2, 4:40, 7:30 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Synopsis: This sharp romantic comedy charts the seven-year relationship between star-crossed lovers played by Ashton Kutcher and Amanda Peet.

"The Sea Inside," (PG-13) ****

Where: Gold Town Nickelodeon. Times: Fridays and Saturdays through May 1, 7, 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 4 and 7 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7 p.m.

Synopsis: True story of a ship's mechanic whose spine is severed and, after accepting the fact he will never recover, fights for the right to end his life.

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

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

Synopsis: Nicole Kidman stars as a U.N. translator who overhears a death threat against a murderous dictator. Sean Penn plays the chief fed on the case.

"Kung Fu Hustle," (R) **

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Friday, 7:10, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2:10, 4:30, 7:10, 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2:10, 4:30, 7:10 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7:10 p.m.

Synopsis: An overly broad martial-arts comedy that culminates in a showdown between a murderous gang and the tenement dwellers of Pig Sty Alley.

"Upside of Anger," (R) ***

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

Synopsis: An alcoholic "Terms of Endearment," with Joan Allen as a woman scorned, falling for her dumpy ex-ballplayer neighbor, Denny, played by Kevin Costner.

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 23.

No movie on Saturday, April 23, The Back Room at the Silverbow Inn.

CLOSING

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

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Thursday, April 21, 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.

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

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Thursday, April 21, 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.

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

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Thursday, April 21, 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.

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

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Thursday, April 21, 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.

CONTINUING

"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.

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

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Friday, 7:20, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2:10, 4:30, 7:20, 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2:10, 4:30, 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.

"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.



CONTACT US

  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2230
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING