At the theaters 12/9/05

Friday, December 9, 2005

Still in theaters

'Aeon Flux'

Starring Charlize Theron, Marton Csokas and Jonny Lee Miller. 400 years from now, disease has wiped out the majority of Earth's population, save for the residents of Bregna, a city-state protected by a giant wall and ruled by scientists. Aeon Flux is an operative for the Monican Rebellion, an underground group led by the Handler who wants Aeon to kill the government's leader. Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and sexual content; running time 95 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'Chicken Little'

Starring the voices of Zach Braff, Joan Cusack and Garry Marshall. When an acorn falls to the ground, a young chicken thinks the sky is falling and causes widespread panic by spreading the inaccurate news to the rest of his animal friends. Later, after his reputation is ruined, the chicken is clobbered by a real piece of the sky as it falls to Earth. Rated G; running time 81 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)

'Derailed'

Starring Clive Owen, Jennifer Aniston and Vincent Cassel. A married ad exec meets a woman on his morning subway commute, and before long, they're having a hot affair. But the fling turns into something more dangerous when a criminal blackmails them. Rated R for strong disturbing violence, language and some sexuality; running time 100 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'Dreamer'

Starring Kurt Russell, Dakota Fanning and Kris Kristofferson. Ben Crane was once a great horseman, but now he trains the horses of rich businessmen. He is given Sonya, a great horse whose career was cut short by a broken leg. Ben's young daughter, Cale, convinces him to pursue a seemingly impossible goal: winning the Breeders' Cup Classic. Rated PG for brief mild language; running time 98 minutes. Ends Tuesday. (Cape West Cine)

'Flightplan'

Starring Jodie Foster, Peter Sarsgaard and Erika Christensen. Airplane designer Kyle Pratt takes her daughter, Julia, on board a state-of-the-art 474 aircraft to fly from Berlin to New York. In the middle of the nonstop flight, Julia seemingly disappears without a trace. Kyle begins to panic when the crew claim the girl never boarded the plane at takeoff. Rated PG-13 for violence and some intense plot material; running time 92 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)

'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire'

Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint. In his fourth year at Hogwarts, Harry is selected under mysterious circumstances as a contestant a tournament to compete against the best young wizards from schools all over Europe. But signs begin to point to the return of Lord Voldemort. Before long, Harry is playing not just for the Cup, but for his life. Rated PG-13 for sequences of fantasy violence and frightening images; running time 157 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'In the Mix'

Starring Usher Raymond, Chazz Palminteri and Robert Davi. This musical drama follows an aspiring music producer who works as a bodyguard for a Mafia boss. Trouble brews when the producer falls for the Mafioso's daughter. Rated PG-13 for sexual content, violence and language; running time 123 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)

'Jarhead'

Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx and Peter Sarsgaard. Marine Anthony Swofford goes from boot camp to active duty in the first Gulf War. As a sniper, Swofford and his fellow soldiers face an enemy they often can't see and a growing disillusionment over why they were sent to Iraq in the first place. Rated R for pervasive language, some violent images and strong sexual content; running time 115 minutes. Ends Tuesday. (Cape West Cine)

'Just Friends'

Starring Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart and Chris Klein. A womanizing music exec, who became a player after the girl he longed for in high school told him she just wanted to be friends, reconnects with the woman as an adult and is determined to win her over. Rated PG-13 for sexual content and dialogue; running time 94 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)

'Pride & Prejudice'

Starring Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfayden and Claudine Blakley. This adaptation of the classic 19th-century novel by Jane Austen is the story of the initial misunderstandings and later mutual attraction between the heroine, Elizabeth Bennet, and the haughty Mr. Darcy. Rated PG for some mild thematic elements; running time 127 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)

'Rent'

Starring Cory DuVal, Rosario Dawson and Taye Diggs. Based on Jonathan Larson's award-winning Broadway musical, the film chronicles a group of New York artists struggling with identity and artistic integrity in an HIV-positive world. Rated PG-13 for strong language and thematic material involving drugs and sexuality; running time 135 minutes. Ends Tuesday. (Cape West Cine)

'Saw 2'

Starring Donnie Wahlberg, Franky G. and Glenn Plummer. Serial killer Jigsaw is back, only this time instead of locking up two people in a room, he's got eight victims. They must play a disturbing game to determine who, if anyone, survives. Rated R for grisly violence and gore, terror, language and drug content; running time 92 minutes. Ends Tuesday. (Cape West Cine)

'Walk the Line'

Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon and Robert Patrick. This is a biopic about Johnny Cash, the legendary country icon and focuses on the singer's early career in Memphis, including his struggles with drug addiction. Rated PG-13 for some language, thematic material and depiction of drug dependency; running time 135 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'Yours, Mine and Ours'

Starring Dennis Quaid, Rene Russo and Sean Faris. A widowed Coast Guard Admiral and a widow handbag designer fall in love and marry, much to the dismay of her 10 and his 8 children. Rated PG for some mild crude humor; running time 90 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

-- From staff reports

Respond to this story

Posting a comment requires free registration: