Cinema Guide

Posted: Thursday, September 22, 2005

OPENING

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

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Starting Sept. 23, Monday-Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 7:30, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 1:50, 3:50, 7:30, 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1:50, 3:50, 7:30 p.m.

Synopsis: An aircraft designer (Jodie Foster) wakes up aboard a jet she designed to discover her daughter missing. A well-acted but implausible thriller.

"Tim Burton's Corpse Bride," (PG) ***

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Starting Sept. 23, Monday-Thursday, 6:50 p.m.; 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.

Synopsis: Victor (Johnny Depp) finds himself emotionally torn between the living Victoria and the dead-but-alluring Corpse Bride in this animated fantasy.

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.

Movies will return next summer at The Back Room at the Silverbow Inn.

CLOSING

"The Man" (PG-13) *

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Thursday, Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m.

Synopsis: Federal agent Derrick (Samuel L. Jackson) walks the walk, while affable salesman Andy (Eugene Levy) talks and talks in this odd-couple action comedy.

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

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Thursday, Sept. 22 at 6:50 p.m.

Synopsis: An ex-special forces operative is charged with delivering the son of a wealthy family. When the boy goes missing, he has to crack a few heads.

CONTINUING

"The 40-Year-Old Virgin," (R) ***

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

Synopsis: A guy who has just never gotten around to having sex gets advice from his new pals and embarks on a quest to deflower himself. A daffy comedy.

"The Brothers Grimm," (PG-13) **

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

Synopsis: Matt Damon and Heath Ledger travel the countryside of Napoleonic Europe as Ghostbusters. An extravagant mess.

"The Exorcism of Emily Rose," (PG-13) **

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

Synopsis: A nonbeliever defense attorney defends a priest who has lost a parishioner on whom he was performing an exorcism. A modest horror flick.

"Howl's Moving Castle" (PG) **1/2

Where: Gold Town Nickelodeon. Times: Thursday, 7 p.m.; Friday, 7, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 4, 7, 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 4, 7 p.m.

Synopsis: An 18-year-old hatmaker falls under a spell that turns her into an 80-year-old in master animator Hayao Miyazaki's "Howl's Moving Castle."

"Just Like Heaven," (PG-13) **1/2

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

Synopsis: A young workaholic (Reese Witherspoon) dies and becomes a spirit that haunts a hard-drinking landscaper (Mark Ruffalo).

"Lord of War," (R) ***

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Monday-Thursday, 7:10 p.m.; Friday, 7:10, 9:45 p.m.; Saturday, 1:50, 4:20, 7:10, 9:45 p.m.; Sunday, 1:50, 4:20, 7:10 p.m.

Synopsis: The story of an unapologetic gun runner, played with swagger and charisma by Nicolas Cage, is smart, taut, thrilling and darkly funny.



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