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Varsity Theatre

Schedule effective

May 9-15

Finding Vivian Maier

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:25 Daily showtimes: 3:35 5:50 8:10

Who is Vivian Maier? Now considered one of the 20th century's greatest street photographers, Vivian Maier was a mysterious nanny who secretly took more than 100,000 photographs that went unseen during her lifetime. Since buying her work by chance at auction, amateur historian John Maloof has crusaded to put this prolific photographer in the history books. Maier's strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never-before-seen photographs, films, and interviews with dozens who thought they knew her. Directed by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel. This feature is not rated/83m.

Fading Gigolo

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:15 Daily showtimes: 3:45 6:15 8:45

Fioravante (Turturro) decides to become a professional Don Juan as a way of making money to help his cash-strapped friend, Murray (Woody Allen). With Murray acting as his "manager," the duo quickly finds its caught up in the crosscurrents of love and money. Directed by John Turturro. Starring John Turturro, Woody Allen, Liev Schreiber, Sofia Vergara, Sharon Stone, Vanessa Paradis, Max Casella, Bob Balaban. Rated R for some sexual content, language and brief nudity/98m.

Dom Hemingway

Times: Daily showtimes: 4:30 9:20

Dom Hemingway is a larger-than-life safecracker with a loose fuse who is funny, profane, and dangerous. After 12 years in prison, he sets off with his partner in crime, Dickie, looking to collect what he's owed for keeping his mouth shut and protecting his boss Mr. Fontaine. After a near death experience, Dom tries to re-connect with his estranged daughter, but is soon drawn back into the only world he knows, looking to settle the ultimate debt. Directed by Richard Shepard. Starring Jude Law, Richard E. Grant, Demian Bichir, Emilia Clarke. Rated R for sexual content, nudity, pervasive language, some violence and drug use/93m.

Le Week-End

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 2:05 Daily showtimes: 6:55 (No 6:55 showing May 14)

A long-married British couple revisit Paris for the first time since their honeymoon in an attempt to rekindle their relationship. During a two-day escapade, diffident, wistful Nick and demanding, take-charge Meg careen from harmony to disharmony to resignation and back again as they take stock of half a lifetime of deep tenderness — and even deeper regret. A surprise invitation from Nick's old friend Morgan, an amusingly eccentric American academic with a fancy Parisian address, soon leads them to an unexpectedly hopeful vision of what their love and marriage might still become. Directed by Roger Michel. Starring Jim Broadbent, Lindsay Duncan, Jeff Goldblum, Olly Alexander, Judith Davis. Rated R for language and some sexual content/93m.

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:35 Daily showtimes: 4:00 6:30 9:00

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most-trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune — all against the backdrop of a suddenly and dramatically changing continent. Directed by Wes Anderson. Starring Ralph Fiennes, Tony Revolori, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric, Adrien Brody. Rated R for language, some sexual content and violence/100m.

The Lunchbox

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:45 Daily showtimes: 4:10 6:40 9:10

In Hindi with English subtitles

A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to a stranger in the dusk of his life. They build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. Gradually, this fantasy threatens to overwhelm their reality. Directed by Ritesh Batra. Starring Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nakul Vaid. Rated PG for thematic material and smoking/104m.

Ashland Street Cinemas

Schedule effective

May 9-15


Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:50 Daily showtimes: 3:50 5:30 9:30

A comedy about a young couple suffering from arrested development who are forced to live next to a fraternity house after the birth of their newborn baby.Directed by Nicholas Stoller; Starring Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Dave Franco, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Lisa Kudrow, Jake Johnson. Rated R for pervasive language, strong crude and sexual content, graphic nudity, and drug use throughout/97m.

Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return 2-D/3-D

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:25 Daily showtimes: 3:10 6:05 (3-D) 7:55

Dorothy finds herself whisked back to Oz to try to save her old friends the Scarecrow, Lion, Tin Man and Glinda from a devious new villain, the Jester. Wiser the owl, Marshal Mallow, China Princess and Tugg the tugboat join Dorothy to restore happiness to Emerald City. This animated musical adventure marks a charming, family-friendly return to the Oz franchise. Directed by Dan St. Pierre and Will Finn. Voice talents of Lea Michele, Martin Short, Jim Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Kelsey Grammer, Patrick Stewart. Rated PG for some scary images and mild peril/88m.

Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 3-D

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:35 (2-D) Daily showtimes: 2:50 (3-D) 6:15 (2-D) 8:25 (3-D

It's great to be Spider-Man. For Peter Parker, there's no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen. But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. With the emergence of Electro, Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. And as his old friend, Harry Osborn, returns, Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp. Directed by Marc Webb. Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Colm Feore, Paul Giamatti, Sally Field, Chris Cooper, B.J. Novak. Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action/violence/143m.

The Other Woman

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:20 Daily showtimes: 4:00 6:35 9:10 (No 6:35 showing May 15)

After discovering her boyfriend is married, a woman tries to get her ruined life back on track. But when she accidentally meets the wife he's been cheating on, she realizes they have much in common, and her sworn enemy becomes her greatest friend. When yet another affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on their cheating, lying, three-timing SOB. Directed by Nick Cassavetes. Starring Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, sexual references and language/109m.