At the theaters

Thursday, February 7, 2008

New in theaters

'Fool's Gold'

Starring Matthew McConaughey, Kate Hudson, Donald Sutherland, Alexis Dziena and Ewen Bremner. Ben "Finn" Finnegan is a good-natured, surf bum-turned-treasure hunter who is obsessed with finding the legendary 18th-century Queen's Dowry. In his quest, Finn has sunk everything he has, including his marriage to Tess Finnegan. Just as Tess has begun to rebuild her life, working aboard a megayacht owned by billionaire Nigel Honeycutt, Finn discovers a vital clue to the treasure's whereabouts. Rated PG-13 for action violence, some sexual material, brief nudity and language, running time 110 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)

'Spiderwick Chronicles'

Starring Freddie Highmore, Mary-Louise Parker, Nick Nolte, Joan Plowright and David Strathairn. Of the three Grace children, Jared has always been thought of as the troublemaker. So when strange things happen after his family's move to a relative's dilapidated estate, his family assumes Jared is behind it all. However, magical creatures roam the grounds, and they all want a special book that Jared has found. Rated PG for scary creature action and violence, peril and some thematic elements, running time 97 minutes. Starts Valentine's Day. (Cape West Cine)

'Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show'

Starring Vince Vaughn, Ahmed Ahmed, John Caparulo, Bret Ernst and Sebastian Maniscalco. Stand-up comics Ahmed Ahmed, John Caparulo, Bret Ernst and Sebastian Maniscalco join actor Vince Vaughn in a series of live performances. Rated R for pervasive language and some sex-related humor, running time 110 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins'

Starring Martin Lawrence, Louis C.K., James Earl Jones, Cedric the Entertainer and Joy Bryant. As a child, R.J. Stevens was the awkward brunt of numerous jokes. Now, R.J. is a successful talk-show host. When his parents ask him to come home, R.J. vows to show everyone how much he has changed. Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, language and some drug references, running time 114 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

Still showing

'27 Dresses'

Starring Katherine Heigl, James Marsden, Malin Akerman, Judy Greer and Edward Burns. Rated PG-13 for language, some innuendo and sexuality, running time 107 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'Alvin and the Chipmunks'

Starring Jason Lee, David Cross, Cameron Richardson and Jane Lynch. Rated PG for some mild rude humor, running time 92 minutes. (Cape West Cine)


Starring James McAvoy, Keira Knightley, Romola Garai, Saoirse Ronan and Vanessa Redgrave. Rated R for disturbing war images, language and some sexuality, running time 123 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)

'The Bucket List'

Starring Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes, Beverly Todd, Rob Morrow, Alfonso Freeman and Rowena King. Rated PG-13 for language, including a sexual reference, running time 97 minutes. (Cape West Cine)


Starring Michael Stahl-David, Mike Vogel and Odette Yustman. Rated PG-13 for violence, terror and disturbing images, running time 84 minutes. (Cape West Cine)


Starring Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden, Susan Sarandon and Timothy Spall. A classic Disney fairytale collides with modern-day New York City. Rated PG for some scary images and mild innuendo, running time 107 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'First Sunday'

Starring Ice Cube, Katt Williams, Tracy Morgan, Regina Hall, Chi McBride and Malinda Williams. Rated PG-13 for language, some sexual humor and brief drug references, running time 96 minutes. Ends Wednesday. (Cape West Cine)

'How She Move'

Starring Rutina Wesley, Tracey 'Tre' Armstrong, Brennan Gademans, Cle Bennett and Kevin Duhaney. Rated PG-13 for some drug content, suggestive material and language, running time 98 minutes. Ends Wednesday. (Cape West Cine)

'I Am Legend'

Starring Will Smith, Alice Braga and Salli Richardson-Whitfield. Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action and violence, running time 100 minutes. (Cape West Cine)


Starring Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jason Bateman, Jennifer Garner, Allison Janney and J.K. Simmons. Rated PG-13 for thematic material, sexual content and language, running time 92 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'Mad Money'

Starring Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah, Katie Holmes and Ted Danson. Rated PG-13 for sexual material, language and brief drug references, running time 104 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)

'Meet the Spartans'

Starring Diedrich Bader, Kevin Sorbo, Method Man, Ken Davitian, Jim Piddock and Carmen Electra. Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content throughout, language and some comic violence, running time 85 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

Michael Clayton

Starring George Clooney, Tom Wilkinson, Tilda Swinton, Sydney Pollack and Michael OKeefe. Rated R for language, running time 120 minutes. Ends Wednesday. (Cape West Cine)

'National Treasure: Book of Secrets'

Starring Nicolas Cage, Jon Voight, Harvey Keitel, Ed Harris, Diane Kruger and Justin Bartha. Rated PG for some violence and action, running time 124 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)

'Over Her Dead Body'

Starring Eva Longoria, Paul Rudd and Lake Bell. Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language, running time 95 minutes. (Cape West Cine)


Starring Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Paul Schulze, Matthew Marsden and Graham McTavish. Rated R for strong graphic bloody violence, sexual assaults, grisly images and language, running time 93 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'The Eye'

Starring Jessica Alba, Alessandro Nivola, Parker Posey and Rade Serbedzija. Rated PG-13 for violence/terror and disturbing content, running time 97 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)


Starring Diane Lane, Colin Hanks, Billy Burke, Joseph Cross and Mary Beth Hurt. Rated R for some prolonged sequences of strong gruesome violence and language, running time 101 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

-- From staff reports

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