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Capsule reviews of movies playing in Utah

Published: Thursday, Aug. 25 2011 4:41 p.m. MDT

"The Debt" - area theaters - see New Wednesday

Laurie Sparham,

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New Friday

BOYS OF BONNEVILLE: RACING ON A RIBBON OF SALT — This documentary tells the story of David Abbott Jenkins who set out to break multiple land speed records on Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats. 80 minutes; Not rated

COLOMBIANA — A young woman becomes a professional assassin and vows to hunt down those responsible for her parents' murder. 107 minutes; PG-13 (violence, disturbing images, intense sequences of action, sexuality and brief strong language); not screened for critics; to be reviewed at a later date.

THE DEVIL'S DOUBLE — In order to protect his own family, Iraqi army lieutenant Latif Yahia accepts an assignment to act as the body double for Suddam Hussein's reckless, sex and brutality obsessed son, Uday. 109 minutes; R (strong brutal bloody violence and torture, sexual content, graphic nudity, drug use and pervasive language ); (Broadway); Roger Moore, The Orlando Sentinel: ★★★

DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK — A young girl moves in with her father and his girlfriend and finds menacing creatures in their basement. 99 minutes; R (violence and terror); Roger Moore, The Orlando Sentinel: ★★½

LE QUATTRO VOLTE — Inspired by Pythagoras's belief in four-fold transmigration from human to animal to vegetable to mineral, the film examines the life cycle of an old man, a young goat, a tree and a batch of charcoal. 88 minutes; Not rated; (Tower); Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune: ★★★½

LIFE, ABOVE ALL — A young girl goes in search of her mother, who fled their village near Johannesburg after a rumor spreads throughout the town. 100 minutes; PG-13 (mature thematic material and some sexual content); (Broadway); Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune: ★★½

OUR IDIOT BROTHER — A care-free, ever-trusting brother takes a turn at living with each of his responsible sisters. 90 minutes; R (sexual content including nudity, and for language throughout); Roger Moore, The Orlando Sentinel: ★★½

New Wednesday

THE DEBT — Three secret agents have spent decades being revered by their country for locating a Nazi war criminal in 1966, but in 1997 they find out their mission may not have been completed. 114 minutes; R (some violence and language)

Special Screenings

CONAN THE BARBARIAN 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)

FINAL DESTINATION 5 3D — (Jordan Landing)

FRIGHT NIGHT 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, Junction, Jordan Commons, District)

GLEE THE 3D CONCERT — (Cinemark Sandy, Cinemark Sugarhouse)

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

HEAR NO EVIL, SEE NO EVIL — Film Buff Night at Brewvies (Aug. 29, 10 p.m.: Brewvies, must be 21 or older)

SALVATION POEM — (days and times vary: Jordan Commons)

SCARFACE — (Aug. 31, 7 p.m.: University Mall, Tinseltown Layton, Tinseltown Ogden, Provo Towne Center, Jordan Landing, Century South Salt Lake, Century Sandy)

SPY KIDS: ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD 3D — (Layton Hills, Carmike 12, , Jordan Landing)

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