Capsule reviews of movies playing in Utah

Deseret News

Published: Thursday, Oct. 27 2011 6:11 p.m. MDT

FILE - In this April 18, 2009 file photo, Brandon Flowers of The Killers performs during the band's headlining set on the second day of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file)

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New Friday

IN TIME — In a world where people must literally pay to live past the age of 25, a man is accused of murder and must fight to bring down the corrupt system. 109 minutes; PG-13 (violence, some sexuality and partial nudity, and strong language); Shawn O'Neill, for the Deseret News: ★★1/2

MARGIN CALL — This thriller depicts the experience of the key players at an investment firm during a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis. 105 minutes; R (language); (Broadway); Roger Moore, The Orlando Sentinel: ★★★

PUSS IN BOOTS — Puss teams up with other familiar fairy tale characters to steal a valuable goose in this account of the sword fighting cat's life before he met Shrek. 90 minutes; PG (some adventure action and mild rude humor); Shawn O'Neill, for the Deseret News: ★★★

THE RUM DIARY — A New York journalist travels to work at a Puerto Rican newspaper in the 1950s to immerse himself in the culture but instead gets caught up in shady business endeavors. 120 minutes; R (language, brief drug use and sexuality); ; Roger Moore, The Orlando Sentinel: ★★1/2

WEEKEND — Two men meet at a gay club and develop a stronger and more enduring relationship than either expected. 97 minutes; Not rated; (Broadway); Wesley Morris, The Boston Globe: ★★★★

RE-RELEASE

8½ — This 1963 film follows a successful movie director as he pauses to think and consider the life he has lived. 138 minutes; Not rated; (Tower)

Special Screenings

THE BIRDS — Free screening (Oct. 31, 6:30 p.m.: Orem Library)

DOLPHIN TALE 3D — (Carmike 12, Ritz, Wynnsong)

Film Buff Night at Brewvies (Oct. 17, 10 p.m.: Brewvies, must be 21 or older)

THE LEGEND OF TIANYUN MOUNTAIN — Asian Film Festival (Nov. 2, 7 p.m.: Wildcat Theater, Weber State University, Ogden)

NEVER WEAKEN — Organ Loft Screening (Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m.: The Organ Loft)

PUSS IN BOOTS 3D — (Layton Hills, Carmike 12, Ritz, Wynnsong, Century Sandy, Cinemark American Fork, Provo Towne Center, Cinemark Bountiful, Tinseltown Ogden, Tinseltown Layton, University Mall, Cinemark Draper, Cinemark Farmington, Gateway, Junction, Jordan Commons, District, Thanksgiving Point, Legacy Crossing)

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW — (Oct. 28-29, 7:30 and 11:30 p.m.; Oct. 31, 10 p.m.: Tower; Also, Oct. 28-29, 8 p.m.: Peery's Egyptian Theater)

SEABISCUIT — Free screening (Nov. 2, 6-8 p.m.: Utah Museum of Fine Arts)

TEMPLE GRANDIN — Free screening (Nov. 1, 7 p.m.: Salt Lake City Library)

THE THREE MUSKETEERS 3D — (Layton Hills, Carmike 12, Wynnsong, Ritz, 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 Farmington, Cinemark Park City, Gateway, Junction, Jordan Commons, District, Legacy Crossing)

TWILIGHT — (Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m.: University Mall, Cinemark Bountiful, Cinemark Draper, Cinemark Farmington, Tinseltown Layton, Tinseltown Ogden, Provo Towne Center, Jordan Landing, Century South Salt Lake, Century Sandy)

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)

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