Cinema Guide

Posted: Thursday, July 28, 2005

OPENING

"March of the Penguins," (G) ***1/2

Where: Gold Town Nickelodeon. Times: Thursday, July 28, 7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday at 7 and 9 p.m.; Sunday at 4 and 7 p.m.; Monday through Thursday at 7 p.m.

Synopsis: An amazing documentary that follows the mating rituals of emperor penguins. Features incredible cinematography.

"Must Love Dogs," (PG-13) **1/2

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Starting Friday, July 29, daily at 4:30, 7:30, 9:45 p.m.; additional Saturday and Sunday show, 1:50 p.m.

Synopsis: A divorced, 30-something school teacher jumps into the Internet dating world. She finds one potential, if intense, soul mate who loves dogs.

"Sky High," (PG) **1/2

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Starting Friday, July 29, daily at 4:40, 7:20, 9:30 p.m.; additional Saturday and Sunday show, 1:40 p.m.

Synopsis: Will Stronghold, the son of the world's top superheroes, is enrolled in a special high school for heroes. Will's problem: He has no powers of his own.

"Stealth," (PG-13) *1/2

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Starting Friday, July 29, daily at 4:20, 7, 9:40 p.m.; additional Saturday and Sunday show, 1:45 p.m.

Synopsis: An elite threesome, charged with testing the newest class of stealth fighters, must hunt down a super-smart drone plane that has gone AWOL.

ALSO PLAYING

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

"Bride and Prejudice," The Back Room at the Silverbow Inn, at 8 p.m. Saturday.

CLOSING

"Batman Begins," (PG-13) *** 1/2

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Thursday, July 28, 4:10, 7:15, 10 p.m.

Synopsis: "Begins" tells the story of how Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) became the vigilante super hero. A stylish, character-driven, comic book movie.

"Fantastic Four," (PG-13) *1/2

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Thursday, July 28, 4, 6:40, 9:20 p.m.

Synopsis: Four astronauts journey to the center of a cosmic storm only to have their DNA irrevocably altered. Unfunny attempt at a silly, jokey superhero movie.

"War of the Worlds," (PG-13) ***

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Thursday, July 28, 4:10, 7, 9:45 p.m.

Synopsis: A deadbeat dad and his two kids attempt to escape destruction as aliens invade the earth. A scary thrill ride from Steven Spielberg.

CONTINUING

"The Bad News Bears," (PG-13) *1/2

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: daily at 4:20, 7:10, 9:40 p.m.; additional Saturday and Sunday show, 1:30 p.m.

Synopsis: A drunken loser who had a moment in the big leagues leads a team of misfits. Remake isn't as funny, sweet or innocent as original.

"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," (PG) ***

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: daily at 4:10, 6:50, 9:20; additional Saturday and Sunday show, 1:20 p.m.

Synopsis: A reclusive chocolate maker gives four odious brats and one goodhearted kid a tour of his factory. A winning remake.

"The Island," (PG-13) **

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: daily at 4, 7, 9:50 p.m.; additional Saturday and Sunday show, 1:10 p.m.

Synopsis: In a not-too-distant future, rich people keep clones of themselves to harvest for spare parts. Two clones get wise and attempt to escape their fate.

"Wedding Crashers," (R) ***

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: daily at 4:30, 7:15, 9:50 p.m.; additional Saturday and Sunday show, 2 p.m.

Synopsis: Two scoundrels crash weddings and bed the most luscious single women in attendance until one meets the girl of his dreams. A rib-splitting romp.



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