At the Movies: March 14
The following movies are showing at:
Frontier Village 10
1771 E. Highway 69, Prescott (behind Frontier Village Shopping Center). 445-7515.
Harkins Prescott Valley Cinemas
7202 Pav Way, Prescott Valley (Highway 69 between Glassford Hill and Lake Valley roads). 775-7444.
THE BANK JOB - A car dealer with a dodgy past and new family, Terry has always avoided major-league scams. But when Martine, a beautiful model from his old neighborhood, offers him a lead on a foolproof bank hit on London's Baker Street, Terry recognizes the opportunity of a lifetime. Martine targets a roomful of safe deposit boxes worth millions in cash and jewelry. But Terry and his crew don't realize the boxes also contain a treasure trove of dirty secrets - secrets that will thrust them into a deadly web of corruption and illicit scandal that spans London's criminal underworld, the highest echelons of the British government, and the Royal Family itself. This is the true story of a heist gone wrong... in all the right ways. Cast: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Stephen Campbell Moore, David Suchet, Keeley Hawes. Rated R for sexual content, nudity, violence and language. Thriller.
THE BUCKET LIST - Against doctor's orders and all good sense, two virtual strangers who are facing the end of their lives check themselves out of the hospital and hit the road together for the adventure of a lifetime. Cast: Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes. Rated PG-13 for language, including a sexual reference. Comedy.
COLLEGE ROAD TRIP - Melanie is eagerly looking forward to her first big step toward independence when she plans a "girls only" road trip to check out prospective universities. But when her overbearing police chief father insists on escorting her instead, she soon finds her dream trip has turned into a comical misadventure. Cast: Raven-Symone, Martin Lawrence, Donny Osmond. Rated G. Comedy/family.
DEFINITELY, MAYBE - Will Hayes is a 30-something Manhattan dad in the midst of a divorce whose 10-year-old daughter, Maya, wants to know absolutely everything about how her parents met and fell in love. As Will tells her his tale, Maya helps him to understand that it's never too late to find a happy ending. Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Isla Fisher, Derek Luke, Abigail Breslin, Rachel Weisz. Rated PG-13 for sexual content, including some frank dialogue, language and smoking. Romantic comedy.
FOOL'S GOLD - A divorced husband and wife who are fundamentally incompatible but still wildly attracted to one another reunite to search for sunken treasure in this action-comedy. Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Kate Hudson, Donald Sutherland, Ewen Bremner, and Ray Winstone. Rated PG-13 for action violence, some sexual material, brief nudity and language. Comedy/action.
JUMPER - This action-thriller about people called "jumpers" who can transport themselves through space and time is an adaptation of Steven Gould's novels, helmed by the director of "Mr. and Mrs. Smith." Cast: Hayden Christensen, Jamie Bell, Rachel Bilson, Samuel L. Jackson, Diane Lane. Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action violence, some language and brief sexuality. Sci-fi/action.
NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN - This Coen Bros. thriller centers on Llewelyn Moss, an innocent Everyman with a devoted wife. When he stumbles across a drug deal gone deadly and finds $2 million, he's determined to keep it for himself. There's only one problem - he's being pursued by one of the most amoral, evil psychopaths that the bigscreen has ever seen. Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Kelly MacDonald, Woody Harrelson. Rated R for strong graphic violence and some language. Drama/thriller.
THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL - Based on the best selling novel by Philippa Gregory, this tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal is set against the backdrop of a defining moment in history. Two sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, are driven by their ambitious father and uncle to advance the family's power and status by courting the affections of the King of England. Cast: Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Bana. Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements, sexual content and some violent images. Drama.
RATATOUILLE - In this animated comedy directed by "The Incredibles'" Brad Bird, a rat dreams of becoming a great chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. Voice cast: Patton Oswalt, Brad Garrett, Ian Holm, Brian Dennehy, Janeane Garofalo, Peter O'Toole. Rated: G. Animated comedy.
SEMI-PRO - It's 1976, and Jackie Moon, the owner-coach-player of an American Basketball Association team, must turn his loser crew into winners. Cast: Will Ferrell, Woody Harrelson, André Benjamin, Will Arnett, Andy Richter. Rated R for language and some sexual content. Comedy.
SHREK THE THIRD - When his royal father-in-law falls ill, Shrek (with the help of his trusted companions Donkey and Puss-in-Boots) must find a suitable king for Far Far Away, or he could be stuck with the job. Voice cast: Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas, Justin Timberlake, Rupert Everett, John Krasinski, Ian McShane. Rated PG for some crude humor, suggestive content and swashbuckling action. Animated comedy.
THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES - Peculiar things start to happen the moment the Grace family (Jared, his twin brother Simon, sister Mallory and their mom) leave New York and move into the secluded old house owned by their great, great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. Unable to explain the strange disappearances and accidents, the family blames Jared. When he and his siblings investigate what's really going on, they uncover the fantastic truth of the Spiderwick estate and the creatures that inhabit it. Cast: Freddie Highmore, Mary-Louise Parker, Nick Nolte, Joan Plowright, David Strathairn, Seth Rogen, Martin Short. Rated PG for scary creature action and violence, peril and some thematic elements. Fantasty/adventure.
STEP UP 2 THE STREETS - Rebellious street dancer Andie embarks on a journey to fit in at the elite Maryland School of the Arts, where she meets Chase, the school's hottest dancer. Cast: Briana Evigan, Robert Hoffman, Will Kemp, Cassie Ventura. Rated PG-13 for language, some suggestive material and brief violence. Drama.
10,000 B.C. - In a remote mountain tribe, the young hunter D'Leh has found his heart's passion - the beautiful Evolet. But when a band of mysterious warlords raid his village and kidnap Evolet, D'Leh leads a small group of hunters to pursue the warlords to the end of the world to save her. As they venture into unknown lands for the first time, the group discovers there are civilizations beyond their own and that mankind's reach is far greater than they ever knew. Cast: Steven Strait, Camilla Belle, Cliff Curtis, Omar Sharif, Tim Barlow. Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action and violence. Action/adventure.
THERE WILL BE BLOOD - Daniel Plainview is, as he likes to remind those around him, an oil man: he finds it, he drills for it, and he makes money from it. Following a tip from a visitor named Paul Sunday, whose family sits atop a veritable ocean of oil, Plainview travels to the town of New Boston, California, with his young son. Sunday's preacher brother Eli grudgingly accepts Plainview's ambitions under the condition that he help fund the town church. As Plainview's plans come to fruition, a series of events begin to fracture the insular world he has constructed for Paul Thomas Anderson directs. Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Kevin J. O'Connor, Ciaran Hinds, Dillon Freasier. Rated R for some violence. Drama.
VANTAGE POINT - Eight strangers with eight different points of view try to unlock the one truth behind an assassination attempt on the president of the United States. Cast: Dennis Quaid, Matthew Fox, William Hurt, Forest Whitaker. Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense violence and action, some disturbing images and brief strong language. Action-thriller.