Quantcast

Capsule reviews of movies playing in Utah

Published: Thursday, Sept. 22 2011 4:45 p.m. MDT

Nathan (Taylor Lautner) and Karen (Lily Collins) in ABDUCTION.

Photo credit: Bruce Talamon, Bruce Talamon

New Friday

ABDUCTION ?— A young man finds his baby picture on a missing persons website and sets out to find the truth about his past. 106 minutes; PG-13 (sequences of intense violence and action, brief language, some sexual content and teen partying); Roger Moore, The Orlando Sentinel: ★★

CIRCUMSTANCE — Two 16-year-old girls from diverse backgrounds push the limits in contemporary Iran as they explore their sexuality. 107 minutes; R (sexual content, language and some drug use); (Broadway); Steven Rea, Philadelphia Inquirer: ★★1/2

DOLPHIN TALE — Inspired by a true story, Dolphin Tale follows a young boy, a prosthetics doctor and a marine biologist as they try to rehabilitate a dolphin that lost its tail in a crab trap. 113 minutes; PG (some mild thematic elements); Roger Moore, The Orlando Sentinel: ★★1/2

KILLER ELITE — A retired member of Britain's Elite Special Air Service travels the world to rescue his mentor by killing three top assassins. 105 minutes; R (strong violence, language and some sexuality/nudity); Christy Lemire, AP: ★★

MONEYBALL — Brad Pitt stars Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane turns his team around on a tight budget and employs methods that will change the world of baseball. 133 minutes; PG-13 (some strong language) ; Roger Moore, The Orlando Sentinel: ★★★1/2

SAVING PRIVATE PEREZ — Even Mexico's most notorious criminal must answer to his mother as Julian Perez goes on a dangerous rescue mission to save his brother at his mother's wishes. 105 minutes; PG-13 (violence and brief strong language); (Jordan Landing); Mike Hale, The New York Times: ★★

Special Screenings

DOLPHIN TALE 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, Cinemark Draper, Cinemark Park City, Cinemark Farmington, Gateway, Junction, Jordan Commons, District, Thanksgiving Point)

GHANDI FILM FESTIVAL — Free screenings (Sept. 23-25, times vary: Salt Lake City Library)

JANE GOODALL LIVE — (University Mall, Cinemark Bountiful, Cinemark Draper, Cinemark Farmington, Tinseltown Ogden, Tinseltown Layton, Provo Towne Centre, Jordan Landing, Cinemark Park City, Century South Salt Lake, Century Sandy)

LETHAL WEAPON 2 — Film Buff Night at Brewvies (Sept. 26, 10 p.m.: Brewvies, must be 21 or older)

LION KING 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, Tinseltow Layton, University Mall, Cinemark Draper, Cinemark Park City, Cinemark Farmington, Gateway, Junction, Jordan Commons, District, Thanksgiving Point)

ORGAN LOFT FILM PROGRAMS — "Alice in Wonderland" and "Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp" (Sept. 23, 7:30 p.m.: The Organ Loft)

QUEEN OF THE SUN: WHAT THE BEES ARE TELLING US — Rosh Hashanah screening (Sept. 26, 7 p.m.: I.J. and Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center)

THELMA AND LOUISE — Utah Film Center screening (Sept. 29, 7 p.m.: Star Hal, Moab)

TIZOC — Viva Frida screening (Sept. 26, 5 p.m.: Salt Lake City Library)

LARGE FORMAT

BORN TO BE WILD — A documentary about orphaned orangutans and elephants and the people who seek to rescue and raise them. 40 minutes; G (nothing offensive) (Clark Planetarium)

Get The Deseret News Everywhere

Subscribe

Mobile

RSS