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Movie listings: Aug. 25-31

Varsity Theatre

Aug. 25-31

Note: See www.catheatres.com for days not listed, and ticket prices

Wind River


Fri-Sun early show: 1:00 Daily showtimes: 3:40, 6:20, 9:00

U.S. Fish & Wildlife agent Cory Lambert discovers a body in the rugged wilderness of the Wind River Indian Reservation. The FBI sends in rookie agent Jane Banner, but she's unprepared for the difficulties created by the oppressive weather and isolation of the Wyoming winter. When she employs Cory as a tracker, the two venture deep into a world ravaged by violence and the elements. Wind River is a stark look at life on the edge of an imposing wilderness, where the rule of law is eclipsed by the laws of nature. Directed by Taylor Sheridan; Starring Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Jon Bernthal, Martin Sensmeier, Julia Jones, Graham Greene, Gil Birmingham. Rated R for strong violence, a rape, disturbing images, and language/111m.



Fri-Sun early show: 12:30, 2:40 Daily showtimes: 4:55, 7:10, 9:25

"Step" documents the senior year of a girls' high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore. As each one tries to become the first in their families to attend college, the girls strive to make their dancing a success against the backdrop of social unrest in the troubled city. Directed by Amanda Lipitz; Starring Blessin Giraldo, Cori Grainger, Tayla Solomon, Gari McIntyre, Paula Dofat. Rated PG for thematic elements and some language/83m.

Good Time


Fri-Sun early show: 1:15 Daily showtimes: 3:45, 6:10, 8:40

After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Constantine Nikas (Robert Pattinson) embarks on a twisted odyssey through New York City's underworld in an increasingly desperate-and dangerous-attempt to get his brother out of jail. Over the course of one adrenalized night, Constantine finds himself on a mad descent into violence and mayhem as he races against the clock to save his brother and himself, knowing their lives hang in the balance. Directed by Joshua Safdie, Ben Safdie; Starring Robert Pattinson, Ben Safdie, Barkhad Abdi, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Buddy Duress, Taliah Webster. Rated R for language throughout, violence, drug use and sexual content/100m.

Brigsby Bear

Daily showtimes: 3:20

"Brigsby Bear Adventures" is a children's TV show produced for an audience of one: James (Kyle Mooney). When the show abruptly ends, James' life changes forever, he sets out to finish the story himself and must learn to cope with the realities of a new world that he knows nothing about. Directed by Dave McCary; Starring Kyle Mooney, Beck Bennett, Claire Danes, Mark Hamill, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Greg Kinnear, Kate Lyn Sheil. Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, brief sexuality, drug material and teen partying/97m.

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

Fri-Sun early show: 12:50 Daily showtimes: 5:45, 8:10

A decade after "An Inconvenient Truth brought" climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy. Cameras follow him behind the scenes-in moments private and public, funny and poignant-as he pursues the empowering notion that while the stakes have never been higher, the perils of climate change can be overcome with human ingenuity and passion. Directed by Jon Shenk, Bonni Cohen; Starring Al Gore. Rated PG for thematic elements and some troubling images/98m.

The Glass Castle

Fri-Sun early show: 12:40 Daily showtimes: 3:30, 6:30, 9:15

Chronicling the adventures of an eccentric, resilient and tight-knit family, "The Glass Castle" is a remarkable story of unconditional love. Oscar winner Brie Larson brings Jeannette Walls's best-selling memoir to life as a young woman who, influenced by the joyfully wild nature of her deeply dysfunctional father (Woody Harrelson), found the fiery determination to carve out a successful life on her own terms. Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton; Starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts. Rated PG-13 for mature thematic content involving family dysfunction, and for some language and smoking/126m.

Ashland Street Cinemas

Aug. 25-31

Note: See www.catheatres.com for additional days not listed, and ticket prices



Fri-Sun early show: 1:00 Daily showtimes: 3:20, 5:40, 8:00

An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house. Directed by Eric Summer, Éric Warin; Starring Elle Fanning, Nat Wolff, Mel Brooks, Carly Rae Jepsen, Dane DeHaan, Maddie Ziegler, Terrence Scammell. Rated PG for some impolite humor, and action/89m.

The Big Sick

Fri-Sun early show: 12:40 Daily showtimes: 3:30, 6:15, 9:00

A Pakistani-American stand-up comedian falls for an American woman, despite the fact that his family wants him to consent to an arranged marriage with someone from his own culture. Directed by Michael Showalter; Starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Matty Cardarople, Ray Romano, Vella Lovell, Bo Burnham, Anupam Kher. Rated R for language including some sexual references/120m.

Logan Lucky

Fri-Sun early show: 12:10 Daily showtimes: 3:00, 5:50, 8:40

Trying to reverse a family curse, brothers Jimmy (Channing Tatum) and Clyde Logan (Adam Driver) set out to execute an elaborate robbery during the legendary Coca-Cola 600 race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Directed by Steven Soderbergh; Starring Channing Tatum, Riley Keough, Adam Driver, Seth MacFarlane, Daniel Craig, Sebastian Stan, Katie Holmes. Rated PG-13 for language and some crude comments/119m.

The Hitman's Bodyguard

Fri-Sun early show: 12:20 Daily showtimes: 3:10, 6:00, 8:50

The world's top protection agent gets a new client: a hit man who came in from the cold. They've been on the opposite ends of a bullet for years. Now they must team up and have only 24 hours to get to The Hague to bring down a murderous dictator. Directed by Patrick Hughes; Starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Salma Hayek, Elodie Yung, Joaquim de Almeida, Kirsty Mitchell. Rated R for strong violence and language throughout/118m.

Annabelle: Creation

Fri-Sun early show: 1:30 Daily showtimes: 4:05, 6:45, 9:20

Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker's possessed creation, Annabelle. Directed by David F. Sandberg; Starring Stephanie Sigman, Talitha Bateman, Lulu Wilson, Philippa Coulthard, Grace Fulton, Lou Lou Safran, Samara Lee. Rated R for horror violence and terror/109m.


Fri-Sun early show: 1:40 Daily showtimes: 4:10, 6:40, 9:10

Evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada, and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbor of Dunkirk, France, between May 26-June 4, 1940, during Battle of France in World War II. Directed by Christopher Nolan; Starring Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Fionn Whitehead, Aneurin Barnard, Harry Styles. Rated PG-13 for intense war experience and some language/106m.