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Capsule reviews of movies playing in Utah

Published: Friday, Aug. 12 2011 12:00 a.m. MDT

Jesse Eisenberg and Aziz Ansari in Columbia Pictures' "30 Minutes or Less."

Wilson Webb, Wilson Webb

30 MINUTES OR LESS — A pizza delivery guy is thrown into the high-risk world of crime when two men strap a bomb to his chest and threaten his life to get him to rob a bank. 83 minutes; R (crude and sexual content, pervasive language, nudity and some violence); Roger Moore: The Orlando Sentinel: ★★1/2

ANOTHER EARTH — A young astrophysics student crosses paths with an accomplished composer the night before a duplicate Earth is discovered. 93 minutes; PG-13 (disturbing images, some sexuality, nudity and brief drug use); (Broadway); Christy Lemire, Associated Press: ★★★

BEATS RHYMES & LIFE: THE TRAVELS OF A TRIBE CALLED QUEST — Director Michael Rapaport follows the musical group A Tribe Called Quest during their 2008 reunion tour. 97 minutes; R (language); (Broadway); Randy Cordova, The Arizona Republic: ★★★1/2

FINAL DESTINATION 5 — This fifth installment in the Final Destination series follows a group of people who survive a suspension bridge collapse and must continue to run from death. 92 minutes; R (strong violent/gruesome accidents, and some language; not screened for critics; to be reviewed later;

GLEE: THE 3D CONCERT — Go behind the scenes of the Glee 2011 summer concert tour. 100 minutes; PG (thematic elements, brief language and some sensuality); Roger Moore, The Orlando Sentinel: ★★1/2

JIG — This documentary tells the story behind the 40th Irish Dancing World Championships. 99 minutes; PG (mild thematic elements and some brief language); (Tower); Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic: ★★★1/2

Special Screenings

BETTER OFF DEAD— Salt Lake Movie Under the Stars (Aug. 12, 7:30 p.m.: Utah State Capitol)

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER 3D — (Junction, Jordan Commons, District)

CHOCOLAT — Dinner and a movie (Aug. 16, 6:30 p.m.: Log Haven Restaurant)

FINAL DESTINATION 5 3D — (Layton Hills, Carmike 12, Ritz, Wynnsong, Century South Salt Lake, Century Sandy, Cinemark American Fork, Provo Towne Center, Jordan Landing, Cinemark Bountiful, Tinseltown Ogden, Tinseltown Layton, University Mall, Gateway, Junction, Jordan Commons, District, Thanksgiving Point)

GLEE THE 3D CONCERT — (Layton Hills, Carmike 12, Ritz, Wynnsong, Century South Salt Lake, Century Sandy, Cinemark American Fork, Provo Towne Center, Jordan Landing, Cinemark Bountiful, Tinseltown Ogden, Tinseltown Layton, University Mall, Gateway, Junction, Jordan Commons, District, Thanksgiving Point)

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 2 3D — (Jordan Commons, District)

THE SMURFS 3D — (Century South Salt Lake, Cinemark American Fork, Provo Towne Center, Jordan Landing, Tinseltown Ogden, Tinseltown Layton, Junction, Jordan Commons)

TWIN PEAKS: FIRE WALK WITH ME — Film Buff Night at Brewvies (Aug. 15, 10 p.m.: Brewvies, must be 21 or older)

LARGE FORMAT

HUBBLE 3D — A documentary detailing the experience of seven astronauts as they repair the Hubble Space Telescope. 45 minutes, G (nothing offensive)

SEA REX 3D: JOURNEY TO A PREHISTORIC WORLD — A large-screen short about extinct deep-sea life forms. Shown in 3-D; 30 minutes; not rated, probable G (nothing offensive) (Thanksgiving Point)

CONTINUING FILMS

17 MIRACLES — Filmmaker T.C. Christensen tells the story of Levi Savage, a member of the Willie Handcart Company, who sees miracles in the tragedies the pioneers faced. 112 minutes; PG (thematic material involving hardships and suffering); Doug Wright, KSL Radio: ★★★

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