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F R I D AY august 2 — T H U R S D AY A ugust 8 M ovie summaries by M at t hew St af fo r d

Peter Sarsgaard and Cate Blanchett in Belvedere in ‘Blue Jasmine,’ at the Regency and the Sequoia Friday. l Before Midnight (1:48) Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke together again, this time grappling with this and that against the backdrop of the Greek isles. l Blackfish (1:23) Documentary examines the inadvisability of keeping a killer whale in captivity, specifically the infamous orca Tilikum, who’s offed three humans all by himself. l Blue Jasmine (1:38) Woody Allen dramedy considers the case of a tightly strung New York socialite restructuring her life in the wilds of Marin and S.F.; Cate Blanchett stars. l DCI 2013: Big, Loud and Live 10 (5:15) Drum Corps International offers up five-plus hours of magnificent marching music, presented live from the DCI World Championship in Indianapolis. l Chimpanzee (1:15) Disney True Life Adventure tracks the exploits of a fun-loving baby chimp in the lush forests of the Ivory Coast. l The Conjuring (1:51) Yet another family in yet another remote farmhouse is menaced by yet another evil presence; Vera Farmiga plays a paranormal investigator. l Despicable Me 2 (1:38) Gru returns just in time to take on a powerful supervillain; Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig vocalize. l Fruitvale Station (1:25) Gripping docudrama follows the last day in the life of Oscar Grant before he was handcuffed and killed by a BART transit cop. l Ghostbusters (1:47) Freelance parapsychologists Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd take down New York’s spookiest spooks including one possessing the body of Sigourney Weaver. l Grown Ups 2 (1:41) Rock, Sandler and Spade together again, grappling with fatherhood on the first day of summer vacation. l Hannah Arendt (1:53) Biopic of the seminal German philosopher concerns her controversial coverage of the trail of Adolf Eichmann for The New Yorker; Barbara Sukowa stars. l The Heat (1:57) Buddy comedy about a straitlaced FBI agent and a foulmouthed Boston cop who team up to take down a drug lord; Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy star. l The Hunt (1:55) Thomas Vinterberg’s gripping, nightmarish look at a village schoolteacher wrongly accused of molesting a child; Mads Mikkelsen stars. l Iron Man 3 (2:10) Robert Downey, Jr. is back as the genius superhero inventor, pitted this time against a destructive nemesis with an axe to grind; Don Cheadle and Gwyneth Paltrow costar.

28 Pacific Sun August 2 – August 8, 2013

l The Metropolitan Opera: The Barber of Seville (2:20) Catch Rossini’s comic classic of covert courtship in gorgeous big-screen high definition. l Monsters University (1:42) Prequel tells the story of Sullivan’s and Wazowski’s college days and how they became BFFs; Billy Crystal and John Goodman vocalize. l Pacific Rim (2:11) Video gaming writ large as giant remote-controlled robots combat voracious sea monsters. l Rebels with a Cause (1:12) Inspiring documentary about the environmental activists who helped create the GGNRA and Point Reyes National Seashore half a century ago. l Red 2 (1:56) Old-school CIA spooks Willis, Mirren and Malkovich are back and in search of a misplaced nuclear weapon; Paris, London and Montreal costar. l The Smurfs 2 (1:42) Clumsy, Grouchy and the other aqua-hued cutie-pies return, searching Paris for Smurfette before she becomes a Naughty! l This Is the End (1:47) The friendship of six real-life pallies (Danny McBride, Jay Baruchel, Craig Robinson, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen and James Franco) is severely tested when they’re trapped together in the same house during a global apocalypse. l The To Do List (1:44) Comedy about a goodytwo-shoes high school valedictorian who vows to shed her inhibitions, one by one, before entering college in the fall. l Turbo (1:36) Cartoon about an itchy snail who pursues an unlikely dream to compete in the Indy 500. l Twenty Feet from Stardom (1:30) Pop music’s greatest backup singers are the subject of Morgan Neville’s toe-tapping documentary; Stevie Wonder, Mick Jagger and others pay tribute to their support systems. l 2 Guns (1:49) Undercover narcs Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg have to take it on the run when the Pentagon leaves them hanging after a botched drug bust. l The Way Way Back (1:43) A teen’s dismal summer vacation takes an unexpected turn when he strikes up a friendship with the manager of a local water park. l The Wolverine (2:09) Hugh Jackman stars as the lonesome comic-book hero, facing down a samurai warrior from his troubled past.

k New Movies This Week

Before Midnight (R) Blackfish (PG-13)

Playhouse: Fri-Sat 7:20, 9:50 Sun-Tue 7:20 Regency: Fri-Sat 11:50, 2:20, 4:50, 7:30, 9:55 Sun-Tue 11:50, 2:20, 4:50, 7:30 k Blue Jasmine (PG-13) Regency: Fri-Sat 11:10, 12:20, 1:45, 3, 4:20, 5:40, 7, 8:15, 9:40 Sun-Tue 11:10, 12:20, 1:45, 3, 4:20, 5:40, 7, 8:15 Sequoia: Fri-Sat 12:15, 2:45, 5:15, 7:45, 10:10 Sun 12:15, 2:45, 5:15, 7:45 Mon-Thu 2:45, 5:15, 7:45 k Chimpanzee (G) Rowland: Tue, Thu 10am The Conjuring (R) Northgate: Fri, Sun-Tue 11:30, 2:15, 5:05, 7:45, 10:30 Rowland: Fri-Tue 2, 7:50 k DCI 2013: Big, Loud and Live 10 (G) Regency: Thu 3:30 Despicable Me 2 (PG) Fairfax: Fri-Tue 12, 2:20, 4:40, 7, 9:20 Northgate: Fri, Sun-Tue 11:50, 4:50, 9:50; 3D showtimes at 2:25, 7:20 Playhouse: Fri-Tue 1:45, 4:30 Rowland: Fri-Tue 10:05, 3, 7:55; 3D showtimes at 12:25, 5:15, 10 Fruitvale Station (R) Regency: Fri-Sat 12:15, 2:45, 5:15, 8, 10:20 Sun-Tue 12:15, 2:45, 5:15, 8 k Ghostbusters (PG) Regency: Sun 2 Wed 2, 7 Sequoia: Sun 2 Wed 2, 7 Grown Ups 2 (PG-13) Northgate: Fri, Sun-Tue 11:20, 1:55, 4:30, 7:25, 9:55 k Hannah Arendt (Not Rated) Rafael: Fri, Mon-Thu 4, 6:30, 8:50 Sat-Sun 1:30, 4, 6:30, 8:50 The Heat (R) Lark: Fri-Sat, Mon-Thu 8 Sun 5:30 Marin: Fri 7:15, 10 Sat 1:25, 4:25, 7:15, 10 Sun 1:25, 4:25, 7:15 Mon 4:25, 7:15 Tue-Thu 7:15 Northgate: Fri, SunTue 10:55, 1:50, 4:35, 7:35, 10:20 The Hunt (R) Rafael: Fri, Mon-Thu 7, 9:15 Sat-Sun 2, 7, 9:15 Iron Man 3 (PG-13) Northgate: Fri, Sun-Tue 7:05, 10:10 The Metropolitan Opera: The Barber of Seville (Not Rated) Lark: Sat 10am Monsters University (G) Lark: Fri-Sat, Mon-Thu 5:30 Sun 3 Northgate: Fri, Sun-Tue 10:50, 4:20; 3D showtime at 1:35 Pacific Rim (PG-13) Northgate: Fri, Sun-Tue 1:05, 7:15; 3D showtimes at 4:10, 10:15 Rowland: Fri-Mon 10:55, 4:50, 10:30 Tue 4:50, 10:30 Rebels With a Cause (Not Rated) Rafael: Fri-Sun 4:30 (filmmakers Nancy Kelly and Kenji Yamamoto in person) Mon-Thu 4:30 Red 2 (PG-13) Fairfax: Fri-Tue 12:40, 4, 6:50, 9:35 Larkspur Landing: Fri 7, 10 Sat-Sun 11, 1:40, 4:20, 7, 10 Mon-Tue 6:45, 9:35 Northgate: Fri, Mon-Tue 11:15, 2:05, 4:45, 7:40, 10:25 Playhouse: Fri-Sat 1, 4, 6:40, 9:30 Sun-Tue 1, 4, 6:40 Rowland: Fri-Tue 11:05, 1:50, 4:35, 7:20, 10:15 k The Smurfs 2 (PG) Larkspur Landing: Fri 5:15, 10:15; 3D showtime at 7:45 Sat-Sun 12, 5:15, 10:15; 3D showtimes at 2:30, 7:45 Mon-Tue 9:40; 3D showtime at 7 Northgate: Fri, Sun-Tue 10:45, 1:20, 3:55, 6:30, 9:05; 3D showtimes at 11:45, 2:20, 4:55, 7:30, 10:05 Rowland: Fri-Tue 11, 4:20, 7; 3D showtimes at 1:40, 9:40 This Is the End (R) Northgate: Fri, Sun-Tue 11:35, 2:30, 5:10, 7:50, 10:30 The To Do List (R) Northgate: Fri, Sun-Tue 11:55, 2:35, 5:15, 7:55, 10:30 Turbo (PG) Fairfax: Fri-Tue 12:05, 2:40, 5, 7:15, 9:30 Northgate: Fri, Sun-Tue 2:10, 7:10; 3D showtimes at 11:40, 4:40, 9:40 Rowland: Fri-Tue 12:30, 5:30, 10:25; 3D showtimes at 10, 2:50, 7:40 Twenty Feet from Stardom (Not Rated) Rafael: Fri, Mon-Thu 4:15, 6:45, 9 Sat-Sun 1:45, 4:15, 6:45, 9 k 2 Guns (R) Cinema: Fri-Mon 11:20, 2, 4:40, 7:30, 10:15 Fairfax: Fri-Tue 1, 4:15, 7:05, 9:50 Marin: Fri 7:30, 10:05 Sat 1:40, 4:40, 7:30, 10:05 Sun 1:40, 4:40, 7:30 Mon 4:40, 7:30 Tue-Thu 7:30 Playhouse: Fri-Sat 1:30, 4:15, 7, 9:40 Sun-Tue 1:30, 4:15, 7 Regency: Fri-Sat 11:20, 2:10, 4:55, 7:45, 10:25 Sun-Tue 11:20, 2:10, 4:55, 7:45 Rowland: Fri-Tue 11:15, 1:55, 4:40, 7:30, 10:10 The Way Way Back (R) Fairfax: Fri-Tue 12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7:10, 9:40 Larkspur Landing: Fri 5:20, 8, 10:25 Sat-Sun 12:15, 2:40, 5:20, 8, 10:25 Mon-Tue 7:15, 9:45 Regency: Fri-Sat 11:15, 1:55, 4:35, 7:15, 10 Sun-Tue 11:15, 1:55, 4:35, 7:15 Sequoia: Fri-Sat 12, 2:25, 4:55, 7:25, 9:55 Sun 11:30, 4:55, 7:25 Mon-Tue, Thu 2:25, 4:55, 7:25 Wed 4:30 The Wolverine (PG-13) Fairfax: Fri-Tue 12:50, 3:50, 6:55, 9:45 Larkspur Landing: Fri 5, 10:40; 3D showtime at 7:50 Sat-Sun 11, 5, 10:40; 3D showtimes at 1:50, 7:50 Mon-Tue 9:30; 3D showtime at 6:30 Marin: Fri 9:50; 3D showtime at 7 Sat 4:10, 9:50; 3D showtimes at 1:10, 7 Sun 4:10; 3D showtimes at 1:10, 7 Mon 4:10; 3D showtime at 7 Tue-Thu 3D showtime at 7 Northgate: Fri, Sun-Tue 11, 2, 3, 5, 8, 9; 3D showtimes at 12, 1, 4, 6, 7, 10 Rowland: Fri-Tue 11:40, 2:40, 5:40, 8:40; 3D showtimes at 10:10, 1:10, 4:10, 7:10, 10:05

Showtimes can change after we go to press. Please call theater to confirm schedules. CinéArts at Marin 101 Caledonia St., Sausalito • 331-0255 | CinéArts at Sequoia 25 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley • 388-4862 | Cinema 41 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera • 924-6505 | Fairfax 9 Broadway, Fairfax • 453-5444 Lark 549 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur • 924-5111 | Larkspur Landing 500 Larkspur Landing Cir., Larkspur • 461-4849 Northgate 7000 Northgate Dr., San Rafael • 800-326-3264 | Playhouse 40 Main St., Tiburon • 435-1234 Rafael Film Center 1118 Fourth St., San Rafael • 454-1222 | Regency 80 Smith Ranch Rd., Terra Linda • 479-5050 Rowland 44 Rowland Way, Novato • 800-326-3264

Marin Movie Times: 08.02.2013  

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