At the theaters

Thursday, February 28, 2008

New in theaters


Starring Christina Ricci, James McAvoy, Catherine O'Hara, Peter Dinklage and Richard E. Grant. Born with the snout of a pig, young Penelope Wilhern spends her life a virtual prisoner in her home. Believing that the only way to break the curse is to marry one of her own kind, she meets a number of suitors, but all reject her. Two devious men, one with a grudge against the family, hire a man to pose as a suitor, but complications arise when he begins to fall in love with Penelope, and she makes a bid for freedom. Rated PG for thematic elements, some innuendo and language, running time 90 minutes. (Cape West Cine)


Starring Will Ferrell, Woody Harrelson, Andre Benjamin, Will Arnett and Rob Corddry. In 1976, singer Jackie Moon uses the profits from his one-and-only hit single to fulfill his longtime dream of owning a basketball team. Jackie's team, the Flint, Mich., Tropics, is the worst team in the league, and what's more, the franchise may fold when the ABA and NBA announce plans to merge. It's up to Jackie and the Tropics to turn their game around and slam-dunk their chance for survival. Rated R for language and some sexual content, running time 90 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)

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)

'Be Kind Rewind'

Starring Jack Black, Mos Def, Danny Glover, Mia Farrow and Melonie Diaz. Rated PG-13 for some sexual references, running time 101 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'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)

'Fool's Gold'

Starring Matthew McConaughey, Kate Hudson, Donald Sutherland, Alexis Dziena and Ewen Bremner. Rated PG-13 for action violence, some sexual material, brief nudity and language, running time 110 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)

'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 Hayden Christensen, Samuel L. Jackson, Rachel Bilson, Diane Lane and Jamie Bell. Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action violence, some language and brief sexuality, running time 90 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)


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)

'No Country for Old Men'

Starring Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson and Kelly MacDonald. Rated R for strong graphic violence and some language, running time 122 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)

'Spiderwick Chronicles'

Starring Freddie Highmore, Mary-Louise Parker, Nick Nolte, Joan Plowright and David Strathairn. Rated PG for scary creature action and violence, peril and some thematic elements, running time 97 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'Step Up 2 the Streets'

Starring Briana Evigan, Robert Hoffman, Telisha Shaw, Adam G. Sevani and Will Kemp. Rated PG-13 for language, some suggestive material and brief violence, running time 98 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)

'Vantage Point'

Starring Dennis Quaid, Matthew Fox, Forest Whitaker, Sigourney Weaver and William Hurt. Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense violence and action, some disturbing images and brief strong language, running time 90 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)

'Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins'

Starring Martin Lawrence, Louis C.K., James Earl Jones, Cedric the Entertainer and Joy Bryant. Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, language and some drug references, running time 114 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'Witless Protection'

Starring Larry the Cable Guy, Ivana Milicevic, Yaphet Kotto, Peter Stormare, Joe Mantegna, Eric Roberts and Jenny McCarthy. Rated PG-13 for crude and sex-related humor, running time 97 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

-- From staff reports

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