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After Earth (PG-13) Before Midnight (R)

F R I D AY june 2 1 — T H U R S D AY june 2 7 M ovie summaries by M at t hew St af fo r d

Tinseltown teens take topliners’ treasures in ‘The Bling Ring,’ opening Friday at the Northgate and Rowland. l After Earth (1:40) M. Night Shyamalan

directs Will and Jaden Smith as a father and son who find themselves stranded on a futuristic Earth made barren by a cataclysmic apocalypse. 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 The Bling Ring (1:30) Sofia Coppola truecrime dramedy about a troupe of teenaged Hollywood burglars who stalked Paris Hilton and other luminaries online and fleeced them of millions. l The East (1:56) An undercover intelligence agent infiltrates an anarchist collective and finds herself torn between her duty to her corporate masters and the idealism of her new comrades. l Epic (1:43) Animated tale of a teenage girl who teams up with a band of warriors to save the world from the forces of evil; Christoph Waltz and Beyoncé Knowles vocalize. l Exhibition: Munch 150 (1:40) Behindthe-scenes look at Norway’s dazzling 150th birthday exhibition of the artist’s great works. l Fast & Furious 6 (2:08) The expat road warriors reunite in London to take down a mob of mercenary motorists; Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel and Paul Walker star, of course. l Fill the Void (1:30) Insightful Israeli drama about the teenage daughter of an ultra-Orthodox Hasidic rabbi and her tenuous hopes for a traditional wedding. l Frances Ha (1:26) Truffaut-esque portrait of a wannabe dancer (Greta Gerwig) and her search for a real actual grownup sort of life; Noah Baumbach directs. l The Great Gatsby (2:23) Baz Luhrmann takes on the great American novel with his signature razzle-dazzle; Leo DiCaprio is the shadowy Long Island millionaire, sure, but Carey Mulligan as Daisy? 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 A Hijacking (1:39) Danish thriller about the escalating ransom negotiations between a shipping magnate and the Somali pirates who’ve taken his merchant sailors hostage. l The Internship (1:59) Two fun-loving victims of the digital devolution meet the enemy head on when they intern their way into smug, sterile Google HQ; Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson star. l Journey to Italy (1:26) Acclaimed and influential Roberto Rossellini drama about an English couple’s disintegrating marriage

as encompassed on a trip to Naples; Ingrid Bergman and George Sanders star. l The Kings of Summer (1:33) Sundance fave about three teens who cast off the bonds of familyhood by building a house in the woods and living off the land. l Man of Steel (2:23) Yet another comic-book reboot follows young Kal-El as he grows into Superman and nerd newsman Clark Kent; costarring Amy Adams as Lois Lane! l The Metropolitan Opera: Carmen (3:00) Bizet’s sexy saga of a saucy, spirited señorita is presented direct from New York in glorious big-screen high definition. l

The Metropolitan Opera: Il Trovatore

(3:30) Verdi’s unbridled, over-the-top, richly melodic masterpiece is presented in bigscreen 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 Much Ado About Nothing (1:49) Joss Whedon’s slapdash update of the Bard’s saucy comedy (original text and all) stars Amy Acker and Alexis Denisof as sparring lovers Beatrice and Benedick. l Mud (2:10) Man-on-the-run Matthew McConaughey awaits girlfriend Reese Witherspoon on a remote Mississippi island as bounty hunters close in. l Now You See Me (1:56) A band of elite magicians employ their talents to rob from the rich and give to the poor; Isla Fisher and Woody Harrelson star. 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 Schindler’s List (3:14) Moving, harrowing true story of an Austrian industrialist who harbored over a thousand Polish Jews from the Nazis during World War II; Steven Spielberg directs. l The Smurfs (1:40) Teensy baby-blue critters find themselves in midtown Manhattan, much to the bafflement of Neil Patrick Harris l Star Trek Into Darkness (2:12) Kirk, Spock and the gang take on a weapon of mass destruction that’s crippled Star Fleet and everything it stands for! l Stromboli (1:47) Rossellini drama about a war refugee trapped in a loveless marriage on a remote volcanic Italian isle; Ingrid Bergman stars. 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 White House Down (2:17) It’s up to DC cop Channing Tatum to save the nation when armed terrorists take 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. from President Jamie Foxx. l World War Z (1:55) Globetrotting actioner finds Brad Pitt racing against time to halt a pandemic before it wipes out the human race.

kThe Bling Ring (R)

The East (PG-13)

Epic (PG) kExhibition: Munch 150 (Not Rated)

Fast & Furious 6 (PG-13) Fill the Void (PG) Frances Ha (R) The Great Gatsby (PG-13) kThe Heat (R) kA Hijacking (R)

The Internship (PG-13) Journey to Italy (Not Rated) The Kings of Summer (R) Man of Steel (PG-13)

The Metropolitan Opera: Carmen (Not Rated) kThe Metropolitan Opera: Il Trovatore (Not Rated) Monsters University (G)

Much Ado About Nothing (PG-13) Mud (PG-13) Now You See Me (PG-13) Rebels With a Cause (Not Rated)

kSchindler’s List (R)

The Smurfs (PG) Star Trek Into Darkness (PG-13) kStromboli (Not Rated) This Is the End (R)

kWhite House Down (PG-13)

World War Z (PG-13)

Northgate: 10:45, 1:10 Playhouse: Fri-Sat 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 10 Sun-Thu 1:30, 4:30, 7:30 Regency: Fri-Sat 11:05, 1:55, 4:45, 7:45, 10:25 Sun-Wed 11:05, 1:55, 4:45, 7:45 Thu 11:05, 1:40, 4:15 Sequoia: Fri-Sat 12, 2:30, 5:05, 7:40, 10:20 Sun 11:45, 7:20 Mon-Tue 2:30, 5:05, 7:40 Thu 2:30, 5:05 Northgate: 11:10, 1:20, 3:30, 5:45, 8, 10:10 Rowland: 10:30, 12:45, 3, 5:15, 7:35, 9:55 Regency: Fri-Sat 11, 1:45, 4:30, 7:15, 10:10 Sun-Thu 11, 1:45, 4:30, 7:15 Sequoia: Fri-Sat 11:45, 2:20, 4:55, 7:30, 10:15 Sun 11:45, 2:20, 4:55, 7:30 Mon-Thu 2:20, 4:55, 7:30 Northgate: 11:05, 4:25, 9:40; 3D showtimes at 1:45, 7:05 Regency: Thu 7:30 Sequoia: Thu 7:30 Northgate: 10:15 Rafael: 4:30, 8:30 Rafael: Fri, Mon-Wed 4:45, 7, 9:15 Sat 2:15, 4:45, 7, 9:15 Sun 2:15, 9:15 Thu 4:45 Regency: Fri-Sat 12:30, 7:10; 3D showtimes at 3:50, 10:20 Sun 7:10 MonThu 12:30, 7:10; 3D showtime at 3:50 Fairfax: Thu 10 Rafael: Fri, Mon-Thu 4:15, 6:45, 9 Sat-Sun 1:45, 4:15, 6:45, 9 Regency: Fri-Tue, Thu 11:15, 12:05, 5, 7:50 Wed 10:50am Rafael: Sun 7 Regency: Fri-Sat 10:55, 1:30, 4:10, 7, 9:45 Sun-Tue, Thu 10:55, 1:30, 4:10, 7 Wed 10:55, 1:30, 4:10 Fairfax: 12:15, 3:30, 6:50, 9:50 Larkspur Landing: Fri 5:30, 8:45; 3D showtimes at 7, 10:15 Sat-Sun 11:10, 2:15, 5:30, 8:45; 3D showtimes at 12:30, 3:45, 7, 10:15 Mon-Thu 6:30, 9:35; 3D showtime at 7:45 Marin: Fri-Sat 3:50, 10:10; 3D showtimes at 12:50, 7 Sun-Thu 3:50; 3D showtimes at 12:50, 7 Northgate: 11:25, 12:30, 2:40, 5:55, 7, 9:10; 3D showtimes at 1:35, 3:45, 4:50, 8:05 Playhouse: Fri-Sat 12:45, 3:45, 6:45, 9:50 Sun-Thu 12:45, 3:45, 6:45 Rowland: 10:55, 2:15, 5:25, 8:45; 3D showtimes 12:25, 3:45, 7:05, 10:20 Lark: Sat 10am Regency: Wed 7 Fairfax: 1:30, 4:30, 7:10, 9:40; 3D showtimes at 12:30, 3:30 Larkspur Landing: Fri 7:35; 3D showtimes at 5, 10:10 Sat-Sun 2:25, 7:35; 3D showtimes at 11:45, 5, 10:10 Mon-Thu 7; 3D showtime at 9:45 Northgate: 10:50, 1:25, 3:15, 4, 6:35, 8:25, 9:15; 3D showtimes at 11:45, 12:40, 2:20, 4:55, 5:50, 7:25, 9:50 Playhouse: Fri-Sat 1:15, 4:10, 7:10, 9:40 Sun-Thu 1:15, 4:10, 7:10 Rowland: 10, 12:30, 3, 5:30, 8, 10:30; 3D showtimes at 11:15, 1:45, 4:15, 7, 9:30 Regency: Fri-Sat 11:10, 1:50, 4:35, 7:30, 10:15 Sun-Thu 11:10, 1:50, 4:35, 7:30 Northgate: Fri-Wed 1:55, 7:55 Fairfax: Fri-Wed 1:15, 4, 6:50, 9:35 Thu 1:15, 4 Lark: 6, 8:30 Northgate: 10:55, 1:40, 4:30, 7:20, 10:05 Rafael: Fri 6 (filmmakers Nancy Kelly and Kenji Yamamoto in person) Sat 2, 6:30 (filmmakers Nancy Kelly and Kenji Yamamoto in person) Sun 2, 6:30 (filmmakers Nancy Kelly and Kenji Yamamoto in person at 2pm show) Mon-Thu 6:30 Regency: Sun 2 Wed 2, 7 Sequoia: Sun 2 Wed 2, 7 Rowland: Tue, Thu 10am Northgate: 5; 3D showtime at 10:45am Rafael: Sun 4:15 Thu 7 Fairfax: 12:15, 2:40, 5, 7:20, 9:40 Larkspur Landing: Fri 5:15, 7:55, 10:30 Sat-Sun 12, 2:35, 5:15, 7:55, 10:30 Mon-Tue 6:45, 9:25 Marin: Fri-Sat 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 10:05 Sun-Thu 1:30, 4:30, 7:30 Northgate: 11:40, 2:25, 3:35, 5:05, 6:20, 7:45, 9, 10:25 Thu 3:35, 6:20, 9 Rowland: Fri-Tue 11:30, 2:10, 4:50, 7:30, 10:10 Fairfax: Thu 7 Cinema: Fri-Sun 10:45, 4:25, 10:05; 3D showtimes at 1:35, 7:15 Mon-Wed 4:25, 10:05; 3D showtimes at 1:35, 7:15 Fairfax: 1:10, 4:05, 6:45, 9:30; 3D showtimes at 6:10, 8:40 Marin: Fri-Sat 4:15, 10; 3D showtimes at 1:15, 7:15 Sun-Thu 4:15; 3D showtimes at 1:15, 7:15 Northgate: 12, 2:50, 3:50, 5:40, 8:30, 9:30; 3D showtimes at 11, 1, 1:50, 4:40, 6:40, 7:30, 10:20 Rowland: 11:45, 2:45, 5:45, 8:40; 3D showtimes at 10:15, 1:15, 4:10, 7:15, 10:15

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: 06.21.2013