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At the theaters 6/9/06

Friday, June 9, 2006

New at the theaters

'Cars'

Starring the voices of Paul Newman, Owen Wilson, Bonnie Hunt, Larry the Cable Guy, Cheech Marin, George Carlin, Richard Petty and Michael Keaton. Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car, embarks on a trip down Route 66, headed to California and the big Piston Cup Championship race. Along the way, he meets Sally, a snazzy 2002 Porsche, Doc Hudson, a 1951 Hudson Hornet and Mater, a rusty tow truck. Together they help Lightning realize there's more to life than first place. Rated G, running time 122 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

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'The Break Up'

Starring Jennifer Aniston, Vince Vaughn, Joey Lauren Adams and Jason Bateman. After their latest squabble, art dealer Brooke decides to break up with her boyfriend, Gary, who conducts bus tours of Chicago. But breaking up and moving out is hard to do, especially when the former couple's friends, family and even complete strangers offer their advice on how to deal with the situation. Rated PG-13 for sexual content, some nudity and language, running time 107 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)

'The Da Vinci Code'

Starring Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou and Ian McKellen. In Paris on business, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre -- a museum employee has been murdered. Near his body is a strange cipher. To solve the riddle, Langdon joins with the victim's daughter, French cryptologist Sophie Neveu, and learns of a centuries-old conspiracy surrounding the Priory of Sion, a secret society dating back to the days of Sir Isaac Newton, Botticelli and Leonardo Da Vinci. Rated PG-13 for disturbing images, violence, some nudity, thematic material, brief drug references and sexual content, running time 149 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'Ice Age: The Meltdown'

Starring Ray Romano, John Leguizamo and Denis Leary. Manny the wooly mammoth, Sid the sloth, Diego the saber-tooth tiger and silly squirrel Skrat find themselves at the end of the ice age, and everyone is happy that the deep freeze is over. That is until they learn a huge glacial dam is about to break, which will flood their entire valley. The only chance for survival: get the heck outta there, and fast! Rated PG for some mild language and innuendo, running time 90 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'Just My Luck'

Starring Lindsay Lohan, Chris Pine and Faizon Love. Ashley leads a charmed life. She's beautiful, successful and has always had the strangest stroke of good luck. All that changes when she kisses a handsome stranger at a costume party. After the kiss, Ashley swaps her good fortune for his horrible bad luck, which throws a real wrench in the perfect-life thing she had going on. Rated PG-13 for some brief sexual references, running time 102 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'Mission Impossible III'

Starring Tom Cruise, Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Michelle Monaghan. Retired from active duty, former spy Ethan Hunt now spends his time training IMF agents. But when a lunatic arms dealer threatens the life of Hunt's girlfriend, the superspy gathers his crew to bring her back to safety. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of frenetic violence & menace, disturbing images & some sensuality, running time 126 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'The Omen'

Starring Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles, Josh Hutcherson and Mia Farrow. A government official and his wife gradually come to think that their son, Damien, might be the physical embodiment of Satan. Rated R for disturbing violent content, graphic images and some language, running time 105 minutes. Starts Tuesday. (Cape West Cine)

'Over the Hedge'

Starring the voices of Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling and Steve Carell. Verne and his woodland friends discover that a tall green thing has appeared in the middle of their neighborhood -- it's a hedge. RJ, a devious raccoon, explains that beyond the hedge are creatures called humans, and the food they throw away is delicious. Verne doesn't want to go, but RJ convinces everyone that there's no choice. Will the gang of critters venture into suburbia to see what's in store? Rated PG for some rude humor and mild comic action, running time 96 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'Poseidon'

Starring André Braugher, Josh Lucas and Kurt Russell. When a rogue wave capsizes a luxury cruise ship in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, the survivors find themselves unlikely allies in a battle for their lives. Rated PG-13 for intense prolonged sequences of disaster and peril, running time 98 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)

'RV'

Starring Robin Williams, Cheryl Hines, JoJo and Jeff Daniels. An overworked executive, Bob, persuades his wife and children to give up their Hawaiian vacation for a cross-country RV trip, including a detour in the Rocky Mountains. But the real reason for Bob's change of plans: saving his career. But when he has a run-in with a crew of full-time motorhome weirdos, Bob learns to appreciate his family. Rated PG crude humor, innuendo and language, running time 100 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'See No Evil'

Starring Kane, Christina Vidal and Samantha Noble. This horror flick starring pro wrassler Kane answers the question, "What happens when a seven-foot-tall, 300-pound psycho finds himself holed up in a hotel with a bunch of criminals." The answer: bloodshed. Rated R for strong gruesome violence and gore throughout, language, sexual content and some drug use, running time 84 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'X-Men: The Last Stand'

Starring Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Halle Berry and Anna Paquin. A "cure" for the mutant X gene has been discovered, which threatens the very existence of mutants like Magneto and Professor Xavier. The two leaders have opposing viewpoints on the situation: Magneto insists on a violent revolution to stop humans from exterminating their kind, while Xavier prefers tolerance and working with the government on a compromise. But the balance is shifted by the shocking return of Dr. Jean Grey, who appeared to die in a great flood at the end of X2: X-Men United. Now she's more powerful than ever as Dark Phoenix, and if Wolverine can't persuade her not to join Magneto's crew, a war could be at hand. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action violence, some sexual content and language, running time 104 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)

-- From staff reports


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