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CARS 2 (PG) Star racecar Lightning McQueen and the incomparable tow truck Mater head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix. But the road is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: espionage. Mater’s action-packed journey leads him on an explosive chase through the streets of Japan and Europe. Directed by: John Lasseter, Brad Lewis Starring: Owen Wilson, John Ratzenberger, Bonnie Hunt, Tony Shalhoub, Cheech Marin, Larry The Cable Guy, Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer

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BAD TEACHER (R) Some teachers just don’t give an F. For example, there's Elizabeth (Diaz). She’s foul-mouthed, ruthless, and inappropriate. When she’s dumped by her fiancé, she sets her plan in motion to win over a rich, handsome substitute (Timberlake) – competing for his affections with an overly energetic colleague, Amy (Punch). Directed by: Jake Kasdan Starring: Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Justin Timberlake, Lucy Punch, Eric Stonestreet, John Michael Higgins

Regal Oviedo Marketplace 1500 Oviedo Marketplace, 407-977-1107 Bad Teacher (R) 2:01am

The Art of Getting By (PG-13) 12:40 4:05 6:55 9:20

Green Lantern (PG-13) 11:30am 1:00 2:10 4:00 5:05 7:30 8:00 10:15 10:45

Green Lantern 3D (PG-13) 12:15 1:40 3:30 4:20 6:30 7:00 9:25 9:45

Mr.Popper’s Penguins (PG-13) 11:30am 12:00 1:55 2:30 4:30 5:00 7:10 7:45 9:40 10:30

Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer (PG) 11:45am 2:00 4:15 7:20 9:55

Super 8 (PG-13) 11:45am 2:25 5:15 8:05 10:50 DP (Digital Projection) Showtimes 12:20 1:35 3:45 4:10 7:05 7:35 9:50 10:20

X-Men:First Class (PG-13) 12:30 4:25 7:25 10:40 DP (Digital Projection) Showtimes 11:55am 1:45 3:40 4:40 6:40 7:55 10:05

The Hangover Part II (R) 12:35 1:50 3:55 4:50 6:45 7:15 9:30 10:00

Kung Fu Panda 2 (PG) 11:50am 12:25 2:05 3:50 4:45 6:50 7:35 9:20 10:10

Midnight in Paris (PG-13) 11:35am 2:15 4:55 8:10 10:40

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (PG-13) 12:05 3:35 6:35 9:35

Bridesmaids (R) 12:10 4:35 7:40 10:25

Thor (PG-13) 11:40am 2:20 5:10 7:50 10:35

Regal Waterford Lakes 541 N. Alafaya Trail, 407-207-9110 Bad Teacher (R) 12:01am

Dudamel:Let the Children Play Premiere Event (PG) 7:00pm

The Art of Getting By (PG-13) 12:20 2:40 5:30 7:35 10:00

Green Lantern (PG-13) 12:15 1:15 2:50 4:15 5:25 7:00 8:00 9:40 10:35

Green Lantern 3D (PG-13) 12:45 2:20 3:40 4:55 7:30 8:25 10:05 11:05

Mr.Popper’s Penguins (PG-13) 11:55am 12:30 2:15 2:55 4:30 5:15 7:10 8:10 9:30 10:25

Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer (PG) 12:35 2:45 5:00 7:05

Super 8 (PG-13) 1:00 6:55 DP (Digital Projection) Showtimes 1:40 2:25 4:40 5:20 7:55 8:20 10:30 11:00 Open Captioned Showtimes 4:00 9:20

Super 8:The IMAX Experience (PG-13) 12:25 3:35 7:20 9:55

X-Men:First Class (PG-13) 1:05 10:55 DP (Digital Projection) Showtimes 12:05 3:50 6:50 9:50

The Hangover Part II (R) 12:10 2:30 4:45 7:45 10:20

Kung Fu Panda 2 (PG) 2:50 5:10 DP (Digital Projection) Showtimes 1:20 4:10 7:25 9:45

Midnight in Paris (PG-13) 12:50 4:35 7:15 10:10

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (PG-13) 12:40 3:45 7:40 10:40

Bridesmaids (R) 1:10 3:55 7:30 10:15

Thor (PG-13) 9:25pm

Fast Five (PG-13) 12:00 8:05 10:50 — Listings for Thursday, June 23



Hot summer fun comes to the table (ARA) — Other seasons have their charm, but summer is all about fun — there’s just no other time of year that puts so many smiles on people’s faces. Whether you’re getting together for a picnic or throwing a backyard bash, enjoying the season has a lot to do with food — and your food should be just as much fun as summer itself is. Summer’s top 10 red hot food trends put the emphasis on festive flavors, creative takes on nostalgic treats and making the most of the season’s ingredients. The food experts at Betty Crocker identified the trends and created 10 new recipes that will bring a little extra excitement to your summer get-togethers. 1. Cheeky Tiki: Originally inspired by South Pacific culture, the fun, over-thetop Tiki trend is back in a big way. Tiki drinks like Mai Tais, concocted with rum, are best known for fruity flavors and whimsical garnishes. Try out the trend with Mai Tai Tiki Pops, a grownup treat that turns the tropical flavors of the classic drink into a fruity ice pop. 2. New takes on cupcakes: Dessert lovers everywhere are inventing new and interesting twists on this classic confection, even looking to retro refrigerator — or “icebox” — desserts for inspiration. LemonGinger Icebox Cookie Cupcakes are actually made with cookies --- but they’re stacked between layers of whipped cream and then chilled, which makes the cookies’ texture become cake-like. 3. Spice it up. The new rage in cooking is updating classic foods with new, bold flavor combinations and unexpected cooking techniques. Nowhere is this trend hotter than in reimagining heritage dishes with ethnic flavor. Take Fresh Sriracha Refrigerator Pickles --- they’re a new twist to classic refrigerator pickles with a hot, Thaiinspired sauce that spices up your garden bounty. 4. Move over, meat: If you think meat lovers are having all the fun, think again. Vegetarian eating is gaining popularity. More and more people are seek-

LEMON-GINGER ICEBOX COOKIE CUPCAKES Prep time:1 hour,10 minutes Start to finish:12 hours,40 minutes COOKIES 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 ounces) Betty Crocker sugar cookie mix 1/2 cup butter,softened 1 egg 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel 1/3 cup finely chopped crystallized ginger FILLING 2 cups whipping cream 1/4 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla

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COOL SUMMER TREATS: The Tiki trend is back in a big way. Mai Tai Tiki Pops, top, are a grown-up treat that turns the tropical flavors of the classic drink into a fruity ice pop. Here’s a new take on cupcakes: Lemon-Ginger Icebox, above, Cookie Dessert is made with cookies stacked between layers of whipped cream.

ing meatless options that don’t skimp on flavor. Try out a larger-than-life Monster Veggie Burger that is loaded with fresh vegetables and tasty chickpeas. It moves veggies from side show to center stage. 5. Easy. Freezy. Fun: What would summer be without frozen ice cream treats? This year, let the ice cream truck drive on by and make your own Fruity FroYo Fun Bars. This noveltyinspired dessert has only four ingredients and a few simple steps, so it’s easy to make with the kids. With their fun colors and playful appearance, these treats will tempt both kids and adults to take a bite. 6. Thrillin’ grillin’: Grillmasters everywhere are taking lessons from the tableside preparation trend, using the grill to bring excitement and flavor to unexpected dishes like Grillside Guacamole. Fresh avocados, sweet onions and other tasty veggies take on flavor from grilling, while a sprinkling of Mexican Cotija cheese gives this dish an even more delicious twist.

7. Kid food grows up. The foods that you loved best as a kid always inspire special memories — and none of those are more memorable than the foods of summer. Adding a grown-up twist makes them even better than you remember, like upscale mac and cheese, cocktailinspired malts or beer snow cones, which are made from granita-style beer “snow” with a drizzle of fruity simple syrup. 8. Pie lovin’: There’s big love for pie right now: 2011 has been declared the “Year of the Pie” and creative interpretations are popping up everywhere. Mini S’mores Hand Pies take everything you love about s’mores — crunchy graham crackers, melty chocolate, ooey-gooey marshmallows — and put it into a handheld pie pocket that delivers a perfect taste of summer. 9. Backyard green grocer: More people than ever are discovering the delights of “shopping” in their own backyard gardens — or the local farmers market — to create flavorful summer

DIRECTION 1.In medium bowl,stir cookie mix,butter,egg and lemon peel until soft dough forms.Stir in crystallized ginger.Divide dough in half.On waxed paper,shape each half into 8-inch-long roll.Wrap in waxed paper.Freeze about one hour or refrigerate about three hours until firm enough to slice. 2.Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.Using a sharp,thin-

bladed knife,cut each roll into 32 (1/8-inch-thick) slices.Rotate roll while cutting to prevent flattening. On ungreased cookie sheets,place slices 1 inch apart.Bake 9 to 11 minutes,or until edges are light brown.Cool one minute;remove to cooling rack.Cool completely, about 30 minutes. 3.In chilled deep small bowl, beat filling ingredients with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form.On tray,place 16 cookies right sides up.Spread 1 tablespoon whipped cream on top of each cookie,then top with another cookie.Repeat with remaining cookies and cream, making four layers of cookies and ending with a layer of cream.Place each cookie cupcake in a decorative cupcake liners.Cover with plastic wrap,and refrigerate at least eight hours.Garnish with raspberries,strawberries and blueberries,if desired. Makes 16 cookie stacks.

MAI TAI TIKI POPS Prep time:20 minutes Start to finish:11 hours,20 minutes COCONUT COLADA LAYER 1 container (6 ounces) Yoplait Original 99 percent Fat Free pina colada or key lime pie yogurt 1/4 cup canned coconut milk,well stirred (not cream of coconut) 1 teaspoon dark rum MANGO MAI TAI LAYER 1 fresh mango,peeled,pitted and cubed (about 1 cup) 3 tablespoons sugar 3/4 cup mango nectar,chilled 2 tablespoons dark rum 2 tablespoons light rum 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon orange liqueur 1 teaspoon amaretto liqueur DIRECTION 1.In small bowl,beat coconut dishes full of their favorite veggies. Green Garden Fries, made from fresh garden veggies, are oven fried and served with a lemony Greek yogurt dipping sauce. 10. Switch up the ’wich. Sandwiches are the ultimate comfort food, from old favorites like PB&J and grilled cheese to new obses-

colada layer ingredients with whisk until smooth.Divide mixture among six 5-ounce paper cups. Cover with foil;insert craft stick (flat wooden stick with round ends) through foil into center of pop.Freeze two to three hours or until frozen. 2.Meanwhile,in blender,place mango mai tai layer ingredients. Cover;blend on medium speed about 45 seconds,stopping frequently to scrape sides,until smooth.Cover and refrigerate while waiting for first layer to freeze. 3.When first layer is frozen, remove foil from pops.Pour mango mixture over frozen layer.Return foil to pops to help support sticks. Freeze about eight hours or until frozen before serving.Store remaining pops covered in freezer.

sions like Korean tacos. Greek Grilled Cheese Tacos are one take on this trend. This fun Mediterraneaninspired dish reinvents the familiar grilled cheese sandwich in taco form, with grilled Greek haloumi cheese, fresh veggies and herbs stuffed in a flour tortilla.

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