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Movie listings: May 6-12

Varsity Theatre

May 6-12

See www.catheatres.com for additional showtimes.

Papa: Hemingway in Cuba

NEW

Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:00

Daily showtimes: 3:40, 6:20 (except May 12), 9:00

A true story about the relationship between Miami journalist Denne Bart Petitclerc (Giovanni Ribisi) and legendary writer Ernest Hemingway (Adrian Sparks). Set during the Cuban revolution, the film was shot on location in Havana and inside Hemingway's estate, Finca Vigia. It is the first Hollywood film to be shot in Cuba since 1959. Directed by Bob Yari; also starring Adrian Sparks, Joely Richardson, Minka Kelly. Rated R for language, sexuality, some violence and nudity/110m.

Dough

NEW

Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:10

Daily showtimes: 3:30, 5:55, 8:20

Curmudgeonly widower Nat Dayan (Jonathan Pryce) clings to his way of life as a Kosher bakery shop owner in London's East End. Understaffed, Nat reluctantly enlists the help of teenager Ayyash (Jerome Holder), who has a secret side gig selling marijuana to help his immigrant mother make ends meet. When Ayyash accidentally drops his stash into the mixing dough, the challah starts flying off the shelves and an unlikely friendship forms between the old Jewish baker and his young Muslim apprentice. Directed by John Goldschmidt; also starring Ian Hart, Philip Davis, Pauline Collins, Malachi Kirby. This Film is Not Rated/94m.

A Hologram for the King

Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:40

Daily showtimes: 4:05, 6:30, 8:50

Cultures collide when an American businessman (Tom Hanks) is sent to Saudi Arabia to close what he hopes will be the deal of a lifetime. Baffled by local customs and stymied by an opaque bureaucracy, he eventually finds his footing with the help of a wise-cracking taxi driver (Alexander Black) and a beautiful Saudi doctor (Sarita Choudhury). Directed by Tom Tykwer. Rated R for some sexuality/nudity, language and brief drug use/97m.

Born to be Blue

Daily showtimes: 6:45, 9:10

Ethan Hawke lights up the screen as jazz legend Chet Baker, whose tumultuous life is thrillingly reimagined with wit, verve, and style to burn. In the 1950s, Baker was one of the most famous trumpeters in the world, renowned as both a pioneer of the West Coast jazz scene and an icon of cool. By the 1960s, he was all but washed up, his career and personal life in shambles due to years of heroin addiction. In his innovative anti-biopic, director Robert Budreau zeroes in on Baker’s life at a key moment in the 1960s, just as the musician attempts to stage a hard-fought comeback, spurred in part by a passionate romance with a new flame (Carmen Ejogo). Directed by Robert Budreau. Rated R for drug use, language, some sexuality and brief violence/98m.

Elvis & Nixon

Sat.-Sun. early show: 2:40

Daily showtimes: 4:55, 7:15, 9:30

On a December morning in 1970, the King of Rock ’n Roll showed up on the lawn of the White House to request a meeting with the most powerful man in the world, President Nixon. Starring Michael Shannon as Elvis Presley and Kevin Spacey as Richard Nixon, comes the untold story behind this revealing, yet humorous moment in the Oval Office forever immortalized in the most requested photograph in the National Archives. Directed by Liza Johnson. Rated R for some language/86m.

Eye in the Sky

Sat.-Sun. early show: 2:05

Daily showtimes: 6:50

Starring Helen Mirren as Colonel Katherine Powell, a UK-based military officer in command of a top secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya. Through remote surveillance and on-the-ground intel, Powell discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the mission escalates from "capture" to "kill." But as American pilot Steve Watts (Aaron Paul) is about to engage, a nine-year old girl enters the kill zone, triggering an international dispute reaching the highest levels of US and British government over the moral, political, and personal implications of modern warfare. Directed by Gavin Hood. Also starring Alan Rickman, Barkhad Abdi, Jeremy Northam, Iain Glen, Phoebe Fox. Rated R for some violent images and language/102m.

Hello, My Name is Doris

Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:55

Daily showtimes: 4:20

After a lifetime of being overlooked and ignored, a woman of a certain age finds her world turned upside down by a handsome new co-worker and a self-help seminar that inspires her to take a chance on love. Directed by Michael Showalter; starring Sally Field, Max Greenfield, Natasha Lyonne, Kumail Nanjiani, Peter Gallagher, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Tyne Daly, Beth Behrs. Rated R for language/95m.

Life, Adjusted

NEW

NOTE: Special screening shown only Thursday, May 12, at 6:30

A visual and sentimental portrayal of the subtle, yet profound experience of receiving chiropractic care from both a human and animal perspective, thus revealing the innate intelligence within all of us. It follows chiropractic doctor Jay Komarek through his everyday life: traveling, teaching, adjusting and bringing love, light, and wisdom with him wherever he goes. Directed by Sean Marc Nipper. This Film is Not Rated/60m.  

Ashland Street Cinemas

May 6-12

See www.catheatres.com for additional showtimes.

Captain America: Civil War

NEW

Sat.-Sun. early show: 11:35, 1:10 (3-D)

Daily showtimes: 2:45, 4:30 (3-D), 6:00, 7:50 (3-D), 8:20, 9:10

Captain America leads the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps, one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark’s surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability. Directed by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo; Starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Emily VanCamp, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner. Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of violence, action and mayhem/147m.

Ratchet & Clank

Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:50

Daily showtimes: 3:15, 5:40

Two unlikely heroes struggle to stop a vile alien named Chairman Drek from destroying every planet in the Solana Galaxy. When the two stumble upon a dangerous weapon capable of destroying entire planets, they must join forces with a team of colorful heroes called The Galactic Rangers in order to save the galaxy. Along the way they'll learn about heroism, friendship, and the importance of discovering one's own identity. Directed by Jericca Cleland; with the voices of James A. Taylor, David Kaye, Jim Ward, Rosario Dawson, Paul Giamatti, John Goodman, Sylvester Stallone. Rated PG for action and some rude humor/94m.   

Mother's Day

Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:40

Daily showtimes: 3:25, 6:10, 8:55

The latest star studded ensemble comedy from director Garry Marshall is a celebration of mothers everywhere. This big-hearted comedy invites us all to enjoy the laughter, tears and love as three generations come together in the week leading up to Mother's Day. Starring Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts, Jason Sudeikis, Britt Robertson, Timothy Olyphant, Hector Elizondo, Jack Whitehall. Rated PG-13 for language and some suggestive material/118m. 

Huntsman: Winter's War

Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:20

Daily showtimes: 4:00, 6:40, 9:20

Evil Queen Ravenna (Charlize Theron), betrays her good sister Freya (Emily Blunt) with an unforgivable act, freezing Freya’s heart to love and unleashing in her an icy power she never knew she possessed. Retreating to a kingdom far to the north, Freya raises an army of Huntsmen as her protectors, with the only rule that no two of them should ever fall in love. As a war for domination escalates between the two queens, the hero standing between them is Freya’s most elite Huntsman, Eric (Chris Hemsworth). Alongside fellow warrior Sara (Jessica Chastain) — the only woman who has ever captured his heart — Eric must help Freya vanquish her sister…or Ravenna’s wickedness will rule for eternity. Directed by Cedric Nicolas-Troyan. Nick Frost. Rated PG-13 for fantasy action violence and some sensuality/114m.

The Jungle Book

Sat.-Sun. early shows: 12:30Daily showtimes: 3:05, 5:45, 8:10

An all-new live-action epic adventure about Mowgli (newcomer Neel Sethi), a man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves, but finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan (voice of Idris Elba) promises to eliminate what he sees as a threat. Urged to abandon the only home he’s ever known, Mowgli embarks on a captivating journey of self-discovery, guided by panther-turned-stern mentor Bagheera (voice of Ben Kingsley), and the free-spirited bear Baloo (voice of Bill Murray). Along the way, Mowgli encounters jungle creatures who don’t exactly have his best interests at heart, including Kaa (voice of Scarlett Johansson), a python whose seductive voice and gaze hypnotizes the man-cub, and the smooth-talking King Louie (voice of Christopher Walken), who tries to coerce Mowgli into giving up the secret to the elusive and deadly red flower: fire. Directed by Jon Favreau; also with the voices of Lupita Nyong'o, Giancarlo Esposito, Neel Sethi. Rated PG for some sequences of scary action and peril/106m.