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Movie listings for June 12-18

Varsity Theatre

June 12-18

Love and Mercy

NEWDaily showtimes: 12:20, 3:10, 6:00, 8:50

An unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. Set against the era defining catalog of Wilson's music, the film intimately examines the personal voyage and ultimate salvation of the icon whose success came at extraordinary personal cost. Directed by Bill Pohlad; Starring Paul Dano, John Cusack, Paul Giamatti, Elizabeth Banks. Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, drug content and language/120m.

I'll See You in My Dreams

NEW Daily showtimes: 1:50, 4:15, 6:40, 9:10

A widow and former songstress discovers that life can begin anew at any age. With the support of three loyal girlfriends, Carol decides to embrace the world, embarking on an unlikely friendship with her pool maintenance man, pursuing a new love interest, and reconnecting with her daughter. Directed by Brett Haley; Starring Blythe Danner, Mary Kay Place, Martin Starr, Sam Elliot, June Squibb, Reid Scott, Malik Akerman, Rheal Perlman. Rated PG-13 for sexual material, drug use and brief strong language/96m.


Daily showtimes: 4:25, 9:20

Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys, Eric, Turtle and Johnny, are back... and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold. Some of their ambitions have changed, but the bond between them remains strong as they navigate the capricious and often cutthroat world of Hollywood. Directed by Doug Ellin; Starring Billy Bob Thornton, Jeremy Piven, Nora Dunn. Rated R for pervasive language, strong sexual content, nudity and some drug use/104m.

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

Daily showtimes: 12:40, 6:15

After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey. Directed by Felix Herngren; Starring Robert Gustafsson, Iwar Wiklander, David Wiberg. Rated R for language and some violence/114m.


Daily showtimes: 2:00, 6:55

A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs — the U.S. space program in Honolulu, Hawaii — and reconnects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him. In play is a complex satellite system being launched by an enigmatic billionaire with suspicious intentions. Directed by Cameron Crowe. Starring John Krasinski, Alec Baldwin, Rachel McAdams, Bill Murray, Bradley Cooper, Danny McBride, Emma Stone. Rated PG-13 for some language including suggestive comments/105m.


Daily showtimes: 12:55, 5:40

A documentary about fashion icon Iris Apfel from legendary filmmaker Albert Maysles. Directed by Albert Maysles; Starring Iris Apfel, Carl Apfel. Rated PG-13 for some strong language/80m.

Far from the Madding Crowd

Daily showtimes: 3:25, 9:00

Independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene attracts three very different suitors; Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching willfulness; Frank Troy, a handsome and reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor. This timeless story of Bathsheba's choices and passions explores the nature of relationships and love, as well as the human ability to overcome hardships through resilience and perseverance. Directed by Thomas Vinterberg; Starring Michael Sheen, Juno Temple, Tom Sturridge, Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts. Rated PG-13 for some sexuality and violence/119m.

Woman in Gold

Daily showtimes: 3:00, 7:50

The remarkable true story of one woman's journey to reclaim her heritage and seek justice for what happened to her family. Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann (Mirren), starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt's famous painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I'. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg (Reynolds), she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S. Supreme Court, and forces her to confront difficult truths about the past along the way. Directed by Simon Curtis; Starring Ryan Reynolds, Katie Holmes, Daniel Brühl, Charles Dance, Helen Mirren, Tatiana Maslany. Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements and brief strong language/109m.

Ashland Street Cinemas

June 12-18

Jurassic World

NEW Daily showtimes: 11:50 (2d), 12:25 (3d), 2:45 (2d), 3:20 (3d), 5:40(2d), 6:15 (3d), 8:40(2d), 9:10 (3d)

Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond. After 10 years of operation and visitor rates declining, in order to fulfill a corporate mandate, a new attraction is created to re-spark visitor's interest, but it backfires horribly. Directed by Colin Trevorrow; Starring Chris Pratt, Ty Simpkins, Bryce Dallas Howard, Judy Greer, Jake Johnson, Nick Robinson, Irrfan Khan, Vincent D'Onofrio, BD Wong. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of science-fiction violence and peril/124m.


Daily showtimes: 12:50, 3:40, 6:30, 9:20

Susan Cooper is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency’s most dangerous missions. But when her partner falls off the grid and another top agent is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global disaster. Directed by Paul Feig; Starring Melissa McCarthy, Morena Baccarin. Rated R for language throughout, violence, and some sexual content including brief graphic nudity/120m.

Insidious: Chapter 3

Daily showtimes: 12:00, 2:20, 4:45, 7:10, 9:35

This chilling prequel, set before the haunting of the Lambert family, reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity. Directed by Leigh Whannell; Starring Leigh Whannell, Dermot Mulroney, Lin Shaye, Angus Sampson, Stefanie Scott. Rated PG-13 for violence, frightening images, some language and thematic elements/97m.

San Andreas

Daily showtimes: 1:10 (2d), 6:45 (3d)

After the infamous San Andreas Fault finally gives, triggering a magnitude 9 earthquake in California, a search and rescue helicopter pilot and his estranged wife make their way together from Los Angeles to San Francisco to save their only daughter. But their treacherous journey north is only the beginning, and when they think the worst may be over … it’s just getting started. Directed by Brad Peyton. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Kylie Minogue, Alexandra Daddario, Ioan Gruffudd, Archie Panjabi, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Art Parkinson. Rated PG-13 for intense disaster action and mayhem throughout, and brief strong language/114m


Daily showtimes: 12:05, 3:00, 5:55, 8:50

Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank (Clooney), jaded by disillusionment, and Casey (Britt Robertson), a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space known only as "Tomorrowland." Directed by Brad Bird; Starring George Clooney, Judy Greer, Tim McGraw, Hugh Laurie, Kathryn Hahn, Thomas Robinson, Britt Robertson, Raffey Cassidy, Keegan-Michael Key. Rated PG for sequences of sci-fi action violence and peril, thematic elements, and language/130m.

Mad Max: Fury Road

Daily showtimes: 3:55 (3d), 9:30 (2d)

In the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world of fire and blood exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order. There's Max, a man of action and few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos, and there's Furiosa, a woman of action who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland. Directed by George Miller; Starring Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoe Kravitz, Riley Keough, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. Rated R for intense sequences of violence throughout, and for disturbing images/120m