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MOViES

F R I D AY M AY 2 — T H U R S D AY M AY 8

k New Movies This Week

Alan Partridge (R)

Rafael: Fri, Tue, Wed 6:45 Sat 2:45, 6:45 Sun 2:45

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG-13)

Cinema: Fri-Wed 3:45, 10:15; 3D showtimes at 12:30, 7 Fairfax: Fri-Sat 12:30, 3:45, 6:45, 9:50; 3D showtimes at 1:30, 4:45, 8 Sun-Thu 12:30, 3:45, 6:45; 3D showtimes at 1:30, 4:45, 8 Northgate: Fri-Wed 10:55, 1:20, 2:10, 5:20, 7:55, 8:35; 3D showtimes at 11:45, 12:30, 3, 3:45, 4:30, 6:15, 7:15, 9:30, 10:25 Rowland: Fri-Wed 12:40, 7:20; 3D showtimes at 11, 2:20, 4, 5:40, 9, 10:40 Sequoia: Fri 4, 10:30; 3D showtime at 7:15 Sat 4, 10:30; 3D showtimes at 12:45, 7:15 Sun 4; 3D showtimes at 12:45, 7:15 Mon-Wed 4; 3D showtime at 7:15

Bears (G)

Northgate: Fri-Wed 11, 1:05, 3:15, 5:25, 7:35, 9:45

Ben-Hur (G)

Regency: Sun 2 Wed 2, 7

Brick Mansions (PG-13)

Northgate: Fri-Wed 12:15, 2:35, 4:55, 7:30, 9:55 Rowland: Fri-Wed 12:45, 3:05, 5:25, 7:45, 10:10

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG-13)

Fairfax: Fri-Sat 1, 4:10, 7:05, 9:55 Sun-Wed 1, 4:10, 7:05 Thu 1, 4:10 Larkspur Landing: Fri, Mon-Thu 6:30, 9:35 Sat-Sun 12:15, 3:25, 6:30, 9:35 Northgate: Fri-Wed 12:35, 3:50, 6:55, 10:05 Rowland: Fri-Wed 1:15, 4:25, 7:30, 10:30

M ovie summaries by M at t hew St af fo r d l Alan Partridge (1:30) The BBC cult comedy hits the big screen with Steve Coogan as everybody’s favorite pompous, narcissistic talk-show host. l The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2:22) The conflicted arachnid-esque superhero is back and defending New York against a powerful supervillain named Electro; Jamie Foxx and Andrew Garfield star. l Bears (1:17) Disney documentary follows a year in the lives of an Alaskan brown bear and her two cubs; John C. Reilly narrates. l Ben-Hur (3:32) Oscar-winning epic stars Charlton Heston as a Jewish nobleman who survives betrayal, leprosy, enslavement by the Romans and a do-or-die chariot race; William Wyler directs. l Brick Mansions (1:30) The Raid redux as undercover cops infiltrate a walled city-within-a-city to take down a nasty crime lord. l Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2:15) The defrosted WWII hero (Chris Evans) takes on new earth-shattering challenges with a little help from the Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson). l Decoding Annie Parker (1:39) True story of the Berkeley geneticist who discovered the link between DNA and cancer; Helen Hunt and Samantha Morton star. l Divergent (2:20) Sci-fi thriller about a futuristic society of rigidly controlled cliques and an adolescent girl who just doesn’t fit in with any of them. l Draft Day (1:50) Browns GM Kevin Costner pursues gridiron perfection at any cost during a particularly hectic NFL Draft. l Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me (1:21) Documentary portrait of the Tony-winning Broadway legend at work, home and play; Hal Prince, Nathan Lane and many others share insights and encomiums. l Fading Gigolo (1:38) John Turturro directs and stars as an aging wannabe male escort; Woody Allen plays his pimp, Sharon Stone and Sofia Vergara are among his clients. l Finding Vivian Maier (1:23) Documentary looks at the life of a secretive New York nanny whose recently unearthed snapshots reveal her as one of the 20th century’s greatest photographers. l Focus on the Family Presents Irreplaceable (2:00) The conservative evangelical group offers its analysis of what’s wrong with the world: the downfall of the traditional family unit. l The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (2:00) An unlikely (and doomed) utopian colony of Weimar Republic freethinkers on a deserted isle is the subject of Dayna Goldfine’s and Dan Geller’s Hitchcockian documentary. l The German Doctor (1:34) A postwar Argentine family strikes up a self-delusional friendship with incognito Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele. l The Grand Budapest Hotel (1:40) Wes Anderson directs a star-studded cinemazation of Stefan Zweig’s stories about a palatial European hotel between the wars; Ralph Fiennes, Jude Law, Léa Seydoux, Harvey Keitel, Tilda Swinton and Bill Murray are among the guests.

A Haunted House 2 (1:30) Marlon Wayan’s horror spoof takes on the happy-family-in-asuburban-haunted-house genre; Jaime Pressly and Cedric the Entertainer costar. l Heaven Is for Real (1:50) A child’s near-death voyage past the Pearly Gates convinces his pastor father that there really is an afterlife. l Like Father, Like Son (2:00) Japanese drama about a hard-driving go-getter who discovers that the son he’s raised for six years was switched at birth. l Locke (1:25) Tom Hardy tour-de-force focuses on a desperate man’s two-hour trip to London to confront his unraveling life; Steven Knight directs. l The Moment: Mayweather vs. Maidana (3:30) Catch all the pugilistic action as champion welterweights “Money” Mayweather and “El Chino” Maidana mix it up live from the MGM Grand in Vegas. l Moms’ Night Out (1:40) Merry mayhem ensues when Patricia Heaton and company head out for a night on the town, leaving their clueless hubbies in charge of the kids. l National Theatre London: King Lear (3:48) Simon Russell Beale stars as Shakespeare’s aging, deluded, tragic monarch; Sam Mendes directs. l Neighbors (1:37) Newlyweds Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen are forced to take lodging next door to a frat house; Zac Efron and Andy Samberg costar. l Noah (2:19) Russell Crowe stars as the biblical ark-builder and deluge-survivor; Anthony Hopkins is Methuselah. l Only Lovers Left Alive (2:02) Jim Jarmusch takes on the vampire genre with a rambling hipster romance about the centuries-old love affair between an indie musician and his enigmatic tootsie. l The Other Woman (1:49) Kate Upton, Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann cook up the perfect revenge on the three-timing lover who betrayed them more or less concurrently. l The Quiet Ones (1:38) Scientists get more horrifying data than they bargained for when they conduct paranormal experiments on a disturbed woman. l The Railway Man (1:48) True story of a former POW who finds and confronts the Japanese soldier who tortured him decades earlier; Colin Firth stars. l Rio 2 (1:41) Blu the Minnesota macaw is back and trying to adapt to his new home, the wilds of the Amazon jungle; Sergio Mendes and Bebel Gilberto add a bit of bossa nova authenticity to the proceedings. l Super Duper Alice Cooper (1:26) Acclaimed documentary examines the life and legend of the over-the-top rock icon and his alter ego, preacher’s son Vincent Furnier. l Transcendence (1:59) Crazed techno-geek Johnny Depp forsakes friends and family in his quest to create—or become—a perfect robot. l Under the Skin (1:48) Jonathan Glazer’s surreal thriller stars Scarlett Johansson as a shape-shifting space creature who preys on horny hitchhikers in the Scottish Highlands. l

kDecoding Annie Parker (R)

Rafael: Sun 7 (breast cancer expert Dr. Susan E. Kutner in person)

Divergent (PG-13)

Northgate: Fri-Wed 12:25, 3:40, 7, 10:10

Draft Day (PG-13)

Larkspur Landing: Fri, Mon-Thu 7, 9:40 Sat-Sun 1:45, 4:25, 7, 9:40 Northgate: FriWed 11:15, 1:50, 4:25, 7:10, 9:50 Rowland: Fri-Wed 11:40, 2:15, 5, 7:40, 10:15

kElaine Stritch: Shoot Me (NR)

Lark: Fri 4, 6:15 Sat 6:15 Sun noon, 2:15 Mon-Tue 5:15 Wed-Thu 3, 5:15

kFading Gigolo (R)

Regency: Fri-Sat 11:45, 2:15, 4:50, 7:20, 9:50 Sun-Thu 11:45, 2:15, 4:50, 7:20

Finding Vivian Maier (NR)

Rafael: Fri-Sat 4:45, 9 Sun 4:45 Mon-Thu 9

kFocus on the Family Presents Irreplaceable (PG-13) Regency: Tue 7:30

The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (NR)

Rafael: Fri 3:45, 6:15, 8:45 Sat-Sun 1:15, 3:45, 6:15, 8:45 Mon-Thu 6:15, 8:45

kThe German Doctor (PG-13)

Regency: Fri-Sat 12:10, 2:40, 5:10, 7:40, 10:05 Sun-Thu 12:10, 2:40, 5:10, 7:40

The Grand Budapest Hotel (R)

Fairfax: Fri-Sat 12:25, 2:50 5:10, 7:20, 9:40 Sun-Thu 12:25, 2:50 5:10, 7:20 Larkspur Landing: Fri, Mon-Thu 7:15, 9:45 Sat-Sun 2, 4:45, 7:15, 9:45 Marin: Fri 4:50, 7:30, 9:55 Sat 2:15, 4:50, 7:30, 9:55 Sun 2:15, 4:50, 7:30 Mon-Thu 4:50, 7:30 Playhouse: Fri 4:45, 7:20, 9:35 Sat 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7:20, 9:35 Sun 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7:20 Mon-Wed 4:45, 7:20 Thu 4:45 Regency: Fri-Sat 11:30, 2, 4:35, 7:10, 9:45 Sun 11:30, 7:10 Mon-Tue, Thu 11:30, 2, 4:35, 7:10 Wed 11:30

A Haunted House 2 (R)

Northgate: Fri-Wed 2:25, 7:40

Heaven Is for Real (PG)

Northgate: Fri-Wed 11:20, 1:55, 4:35, 7:25, 10 Rowland: Fri-Wed 11:35, 2, 4:35, 7:05, 9:35

kLike Father, Like Son (Not Rated)

Lark: Fri-Sat 8:30 Sun 4:30, 7:30 Mon-Thu 7:30

kLocke (R)

Rafael: Fri 4:30, 6:30, 8:30 Sat-Sun 2:30, 4:30, 6:30, 8:30 Mon-Thu 6:30, 8:30

kThe Moment: Mayweather vs. Maidana (PG-13) Regency: Sat 6 kMoms’ Night Out (PG)

Northgate: Thu 7

National Theatre London: King Lear (NR)

Lark: Sat 1

kNeighbors (R)

Fairfax: Thu 8 Northgate: Thu 8, 10:25 Playhouse: Thu 8 Rowland: Thu 8, 10:25

Noah (PG-13)

Northgate: Fri-Wed 1:30, 4:40, 7:50

Only Lovers Left Alive (R)

Marin: Fri 4:10, 7, 9:50 Sat 1:20, 4:10, 7, 9:50 Sun 1:20, 4:10, 7 Mon-Thu 4:10, 7

The Other Woman (PG-13)

Fairfax: Fri-Sat 1:20, 4:15, 7, 9:30 Sun-Thu 1:20, 4:15, 7 Larkspur Landing: Fri, MonThu 6:45, 9:30 Sat-Sun 1, 3:50, 6:45, 9:30 Playhouse: Fri 3:30, 6:30, 9:15 Sat 12:30, 3:30, 6:30, 9:15 Sun 12:30, 3:30, 6:30 Mon-Thu 3:30, 6:30 Regency: Fri 11:25, 12:50, 2:05, 3:30, 4:45, 6:10, 7:30, 9, 10:15 Sat 11:25, 12:50, 2:05, 3:30, 4:45, 7:30, 10:15 Sun-Mon, Wed-Thu 11:25, 12:50, 2:05, 3:30, 4:45, 6:10, 7:30 Tue 11:25, 12:50, 2:05, 3:30, 4:45, 7:30, 9, 10:15 Rowland: Fri-Wed 11:10, 1:50, 4:30, 7:10, 9:50 Sequoia: Fri 5:10, 7:45, 10:20 Sat 12, 2:35, 5:10, 7:45, 10:20 Sun 12, 2:35, 5:10, 7:45 Mon-Wed 5:10, 7:45

The Quiet Ones (R)

Northgate: Fri-Wed 12:10, 2:40, 5:10, 7:45, 10:15

The Railway Man (R)

Regency: Fri-Sat 1:10, 4:05, 7, 9:55 Sun-Thu 1:10, 4:05, 7

Rio 2 (G)

Fairfax: Fri-Sat 12:05, 2:30, 4:55, 7:20, 9:40 Sun-Thu 12:05, 2:30, 4:55, 7:20 Northgate: Fri-Wed 11:10, 1:40, 4:20, 7:05, 9:40 Playhouse: Fri 4:55, 7:15, 9:35 Sat 12, 2:20, 4:55, 7:15, 9:35 Sun 12, 2:20, 4:55, 7:15 Mon-Thu 4:55, 7:15 Rowland: Fri-Wed 11:05, 1:40, 4:15, 7, 9:40

Super Duper Alice Cooper (NR)

Rafael: Thu 7

Transcendence (PG-13)

Northgate: Fri-Wed 1:25, 4:15, 7:20, 10:20

Under the Skin (R)

Marin: Fri 4:30, 7:15, 10 Sat 1:45, 4:30, 7:15, 10 Sun 1:45, 4:30, 7:15 Mon-Thu 4:30, 7:15 Northgate: Fri-Wed 11:40, 5:05, 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 MAY 2 - MAY 8, 2014 PACIFIC SUN 17

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