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CARMIKE 10

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JAN 12 - JAN 18, 2011 | WWW.CONNECTSAVANNAH.COM

511 Stephenson Ave. (912) 353-8683

Country Strong, True Grit, Little Fockers, Yogi Bear, Tangled, The Tourist, The Chronicles of Narnia

REGAL EISENHOWER

1100 Eisenhower Dr. (912) 352-3533 Season of the Witch, Gulliver’s Travels, The Fighter, How Do You Know, Tron: Legacy, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

REGAL SAVANNAH 10 1132 Shawnee St. (912) 927-7700

Country Strong, True Grit, Little Fockers, Black Swan, Yogi Bear, The Tourist, The Chronicles of Narnia, Tangled

VICTORY SQUARE 9

1901 E. Victory (912) 355-5000

TYBEE ISLAND SOCIAL CLUB Home of the $2 Tall Boy Red Stripe always! 2-4-1 Fresh-Squeezed Lime ‘Ritas til 6pm daily

MONDAY NIGHT In the Round w/ Jason Bible, Eric Britt, Kurtis Schumm & Upright support with Eric Dunn TUESDAY BINGO AT THE BAR! $1 Chips and Salsa WINESDAY! Tastings and Wine Specials THURSDAY Trivia Night! LIVE MUSIC FRIDAY & SATURDAY SUNDAY FUNDAY! Open Bible (Jason Bible) 5pm and NFL SUPER BOWL PARTY FEB. 6TH 912.472.4044 • tybeeislandsocialclub.com 1311 Butler Ave. Tybee Island, GA 31328

Gulliver’s Travels, Little Fockers, Tron: Legacy, Yogi Bear, Due Date, Unstoppable, The Chronicles of Narnia, Harry Hotter and the Deathly Hallows, Tangled

WYNNSONG 11 1150 Shawnee St. (912) 920-1227

Season of the Witch, The Fighter, Gulliver’s Travels, The King’s Speech, How Do You Know, Megamind, Tron: Legacy, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

POOLER 12

425 POOLER PKWAY. (912) 330-0777

Country Strong, Season of the Witch, Gulliver’s Travels, True Grit, The Fighter, Tron: Legacy, Little Fockers, The Tourist, Yogi Bear, The Chronicles of Narnia, Tangled, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Country Strong

Jeff Bridges won an Academy Award this past year for playing a boozy country singer in Crazy Heart, but don’t expect Gwyneth Paltrow to win even so much as a People’s Choice Award for playing a similar part in Country Strong. It’s not that Paltrow is terrible – she does a valiant job trying to overcome the role’s predictable arcs through sheer force of tears and slurred words - but it’s unlikely many folks will remember a movie that for all I know might indeed be “country strong” but is most assuredly cinematically weak. Paltrow stars as country superstar Kelly Canter, who when the picture opens is being sprung from rehab a tad too early by her husband–manager James (Tim McGraw). Beau Hutton (Garrett Hedlund), an orderly at the clinic, thinks this is a mistake; luckily for all concerned, he also turns out to be an aspiring singer–songwriter, so at James’ insistence, he joins Kelly’s upcoming three–city tour to keep an eye on her as well as serve as her opening act. Also along for the ride is Chiles Stanton

(Leighton Meester), another wannabe country star who’s tasked with splitting the opening bill with Beau. From here, the movie turns into a soap–opera version of musical chairs. Beau is interested in Kelly and Chiles and songwriting. Kelly is interested in James and Beau and the bottle. Chiles is interested in Beau and James and superstardom. James is interested in Kelly and Chiles and Beau (wait, scratch that last one – this ain’t Brokeback Mountain). Consistency is hardly the strong suit of writer–director Shana Feste. Beau is constantly

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