Movie listings: Oct. 28-Nov. 4

    Varsity Theatre

    Oct. 28-Nov. 3

    See for showtimes and ticket prices


    A Man Called Ove


    Sat-Sun early show: 12:25 Daily showtimes: 3:10, 5:50, 8:35

    In Swedish, with English subtitles. Stepping from the pages of Fredrik Backman's international best-selling novel, Ove is the quintessential angry old man next door. An isolated retiree with strict principles and a short fuse, who spends his days enforcing block association rules that only he cares about, and visiting his wife's grave, Ove has given up on life. Enter a boisterous young family next door who accidentally flattens Ove's mailbox while moving in and earning his special brand of ire. Yet from this inauspicious beginning an unlikely friendship forms, and we come to understand Ove's past happiness and heartbreaks. What emerges is a heartwarming tale of unreliable first impressions and the gentle reminder that life is sweeter when it's shared. Directed by Hannes Holm; Starring Rolf Lassgård, Bahar Pars, Filip Berg, Johan Widerberg, Chatarina Larsson, Ida Engvoll, Tobias Almborg, Klas Wiljergard. Rated PG-13 for thematic content, some disturbing images, and language/116m.



    Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:10 Daily showtimes: 4:20, 7:30 (No 7:30 p.m. show Nov. 3)

    In Portuguese, with English subtitles. Clara, a 65-year-old widow and retired music critic, is the last resident of the Aquarius, one of the few buildings of its age and character that remains in a rapidly changing seaside Recife neighborhood. Now that the other apartments have been swept up by a company with ambitious plans for redevelopment, pressures to move on surround Clara from all sides. But she has pledged to leave only upon death, and will engage in a cold war with the developers to keep a home that has been a silent witness to her entire life. The resulting confrontation is mysterious, frightening and nerve-wracking, tingeing even Clara's most familiar routines with the tension of a thriller. Directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho; Starring Sonia Braga, Julia Bernat, Humberto Carrão, Barbara Colen, Paula De Renor, Maeve Jinkings. Not Rated/142m.


    Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:00 Daily showtimes: 3:40, 6:20, 9:00 (No 9:00 show Nov. 3)

    Based on the acclaimed book "History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier," "Denial" recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt's (Academy Award-winner Rachel Weisz) legal battle for historical truth against David Irving (Cannes Award-winner Timothy Spall), who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier. In the English legal system, the burden of proof is on the accused, therefore it was up to Lipstadt and her legal team to prove the essential truth that the Holocaust occurred. Directed by Mick Jackson; Also starring Tom Wilkinson, Andrew Scott, Mark Gatiss, Jack Lowden, Caren Pistorius, Alex Jennings. Rated PG-13 for thematic material and brief strong language/110m.

    Queen of Katwe

    Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:10 Daily showtimes: 3:00, 5:55, 8:50

    The colorful true story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion.Directed by Mira Nair; Starring David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o, Madina Nalwanga. Rated PG for thematic elements, an accident scene and some suggestive material/124m.

    The Girl on the Train

    Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:25 Daily showtimes: 4:00, 6:35, 9:10 (No 6:35 show Nov. 3)

    Rachel, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds. Based on Paula Hawkins' bestselling novel. Directed by Tate Taylor; Starring Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Haley Bennett, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans, Allison Janney. Rated R for violence, sexual content, language and nudity; 112m.

    Ashland Street Cinemas

    Oct. 28-Nov. 3

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    Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:20 Daily showtimes: 3:10, 6:00, 8:50

    Academy Award winner Ron Howard returns to direct the latest bestseller in Dan Brown’s ("Da Vinci Code") billion-dollar Robert Langdon series, "Inferno," which finds the famous symbologist (again played by Tom Hanks) on a trail of clues tied to the great Dante himself. When Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones), a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to foil a deadly global plot. Also starring Irrfan Khan, Omar Sy, Ben Foster, Sidse Babett Knudsen. Rated PG-13 for sequences of action and violence, disturbing images, some language, thematic elements and brief sensuality/121m.

    The Accountant

    Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:10 Daily showtimes: 3:15, 6:10, 9:05

    Christian Wolff is a math savante with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world's most dangerous criminal organizations. With the Treasury Department's Crime Enforcement Division, run by Ray King, starting to close in, Christian takes on a legitimate client: a state-of-the-art robotics company where an accounting clerk has discovered a discrepancy involving millions of dollars. But as Christian uncooks the books and gets closer to the truth, it is the body count that starts to rise. Directed by Gavin O'Connor; Starring Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, Jon Bernthal, J.K. Simmons, John Lithgow, Jeffrey Tambor. Rated R for strong violence and language throughout/128m.

    Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

    Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:40 Daily showtimes: 3:30, 6:20, 9:10

    Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) returns with his particular brand of justice in the highly anticipated sequel. When Army Major Susan Turner (Cobie Smulders), who heads Reacher’s old investigative unit, is arrested for Treason, Reacher will stop at nothing to prove her innocence and to uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy involving soldiers who are being killed. Based upon author Lee Child’s 18th novel in the best-selling Jack Reacher series, that has seen 100 million books sold worldwide. Directed by Edward Zwick; Also starring Aldis Hodge, Holt McCallany, Patrick Heusinger, Danika Yarosh. Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and action, some bloody images, language and thematic elements/118m.      

    Keeping Up With the Joneses

    Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:50 Daily showtimes: 4:20, 6:50, 9:20 (No 6:50 show Nov. 3)

    An ordinary suburban couple (Zach Galifianakis, Isla Fisher) finds it's not easy keeping up with the Joneses (Jon Hamm, Gal Gadot) -- their impossibly gorgeous and ultra-sophisticated new neighbors - especially when they discover that Mr. and Mrs. "Jones" are covert operatives. Directed by Greg Mottola. Also starring Matt Walsh, Pat Oswalt, Maribeth Monroe, Kevin Dunn. Rated PG-13 for sexual content, action/violence and brief strong language/101m.     

    Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children

    Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:05  Daily showtimes: 3:00; 5:50

    From director Tim Burton, and based upon the best-selling novel. When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers, and their powerful enemies. Ultimately, Jake discovers that only his own special "peculiarity" can save his new friends. Starring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Chris O'Dowd, Ella Purnell, Allison Janney, Rupert Everett, Judy Dench, Samuel L. Jackson. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of fantasy action/violence and peril; 127m.

    Ouija: Origin of Evil

    Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:55 Daily showtimes: 4:30, 7:00, 9:30 (No 4:30 show Nov. 3)

    It was never just a game. Inviting audiences again into the lore of the spirit board, "Ouija: Origin of Evil" tells a terrifying new tale as the follow-up to 2014’s sleeper hit that opened at No. 1. In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side. Directed by Mike Flanagan; Starring Doug Jones, Elizabeth Reaser, Henry Thomas, Annalise Basso, Kate Siegel. Rated PG-13 for disturbing images, terror and thematic elements/99m.      


    Daily showtimes: 8:40 

    On Jan. 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Capt. “Sully” Sullenberger (Tom Hanks) glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career. Directed by Clint Eastwood; Also starring Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney Rated PG-13 for some peril and brief strong language; 91m.

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