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Opening today: The Legend of Zorro Despite trying to keep his swashbuckling to a minimum, a threat to California’s pending statehood causes the adventure-loving Alejandro de la Vega (Antonio Banderas) – and his wife, Elena (Catherine Zeta-Jones) – to take action.

Running time: 2:10

Rating: PG (sequences of violence/peril, action, language)
NorthTown Mall: 12:15, 3:30, 6:30, 9:20. Spokane Valley Mall: 1, 4, 7, 10. Riverstone (Coeur d’Alene): 1, 4, 7, 10.
Prime A career-driven professional from the Upper East Side (Uma Thurman) is wooed by a young painter from Brooklyn, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst (Meryl Streep).

Running time: 1:46

Rating: PG-13 (sexual content including dialogue, language)
NorthTown Mall: 12:30, 4:05, 6:55, 9:35. River Park Square: 1:45, 4:25, 7:10, 9:40. Spokane Valley Mall: 12:50, 3:55, 6:50, 9:40. Riverstone (Coeur d’Alene): 2, 4:55, 7:45, 10:25.
Saw II Jigsaw locks a few unlucky people in a booby-trapped shelter; they must find a way out before they inhale too much of a lethal nerve gas and die. But they must watch out: The traps Jigsaw has set in the shelter also lead to death.

Running time: 1:31

Rating: R (grisly violence, gore, terror, language, drug content)
NorthTown Mall: 12:50, 3:05, 5:15, 7:30, 10. River Park Square: 1:05, 1:55, 3:20, 4:35, 5:35, 7:10, 7:50, 9:45, 10:15. Spokane Valley Mall: 2:10, 5, 7:50, 10:20. Riverstone (Coeur d’Alene): 2:10, 4:50, 7:35, 9:55.
The Weather Man A Chicago weather man (Nicolas Cage), separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.

Running time: 1:43

Rating: R (strong language, sexual content)
NorthTown Mall: 12:20, 2:45, 5:10, 7:40, 10:10. River Park Square: 2:05, 4:50, 7:35, 10:05. Spokane Valley Mall: 1:20, 4:20, 7:20, 9:55. Riverstone (Coeur d’Alene): 1:45, 4:35, 7:30, 10:05.
Sneak Preview Saturday: Zathura Story of two young brothers who are drawn into an intergalactic adventure when their house is magically hurtled through space. The story is based on the book Zathura by children’s author Chris Van Allsburg.

Running time: 1:53

Rating: PG (fantasy action, peril, language)
Sneak Preview on Saturday at NorthTown Mall at 5 p.m.
Continuing: Aliens The planet from Alien (1979) has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, enough?

Running time: 1:37

Rating: R (monster violence, language)
Spokane Valley Mall: Monday only at 9 p.m.
Batman Begins •••Tortured by having witnessed his parents’ murder, rich and brilliant Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) takes off on a quest only to return to become the Dark Knight – a determined vigilante bent on cleaning Gotham City of its criminals.

Running time: 2:20

Rating: PG-13 (action violence, disturbing images, thematic elements)
IMAX (Riverfront Park): 3:30, 7.
The Brothers Grimm • Conmen who prey on the ignorance of the peasantry, the Brothers Grimm (Matt Damon, Heath Ledger) are forced by occupying French forces to investigate the disappearance of several young girls from a small village. The brothers discover that the forest is haunted by spirits controlled by a long-thought-dead princess (Monica Bellucci).

Running time: 1:58

Rating: PG-13 (violence, frightening sequences, brief suggestive material)
Coeur d’Alene Discount: 1:45, 4:20, 6:40, 9.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ••• Five children win precious golden tickets, which allow them to tour the candy factory owned by the mysterious Willy Wonka (Johnny Depp).

Running time: 1:55

Rating: PG (quirky situations, action, mild language)
Garland: 5:10. Coeur d’Alene Discount: 1:30, 4, 6:30, 8:55.
Domino A recounting of Domino Harvey’s life story. The daughter (Keira Knightley) of actor Laurence Harvey turned away from her career as a Ford model to become a bounty hunter.

Running time: 2:00

Rating: R (violence, pervasive language, sexual content/nudity, drug use)
River Park Square: 7:20, 10:05.
Doom Something has gone wrong at a remote scientific research station on Mars. All research has ceased. Communication has failed

Running time: 1:45

Rating: R (violence/gore, language)
NorthTown Mall: 12:05, 2:35, 5:05, 7:35, 10:05. River Park Square: 1:15, 3:45, 6:30, 7, 9, 9:30. Spokane Valley Mall: 1:30, 4:40, 7:30, 10:30. Riverstone (Coeur d’Alene): 1:50, 4:30, 7:05, 9:45.
Down and Derby A family comedy about a small town Pinewood Derby competition that transforms an average group of dads into an awkward bunch of competitors.

Running time: 1:30

Rating: PG (crude humor, sensuality, mild language)
River Park Square: 2:15, 4:40.
Dreamer A trainer (Kurt Russell) and his daughter (Dakota Fanning) nurse an injured horse back to health, with an eye on racing her in the Breeders’ Cup.

Running time: 1:42

Rating: PG-13 (brief mild language)
NorthTown Mall: 11:55 a.m., 2:25, 4:55, 7:25, 9:55. River Park Square: 2:20, 4:55, 7:25, 9:50. Spokane Valley Mall: 1:50, 4:30, 7:10, 9:45. Riverstone (Coeur d’Alene): 12:55, 3:40, 6:30, 9:20.
Elizabethtown During an outrageous memorial for a Southern patriarch, an unexpected romance blooms between a young woman (Kirsten Dunst) and man (Orlando Bloom).

Running time: 2:03

Rating: PG-13 (language, sexual references)
NorthTown Mall: noon, 4, 7, 9:45. River Park Square: 1:20, 4:10, 7, 10:10. Spokane Valley Mall: 1:15, 4:05, 6:55, 9:50. Riverstone (Coeur d’Alene): 1:05, 4:10, 7:10, 10:15.
Fighter Pilot: Operation Red Flag This IMAX film follows the exploits of an Air Force officer as he strives to survive Red Flag, an elite training exercise aimed at giving fighter pilots the skills they need to survive air-to-air combat.

Running time: :48

Rating: Not rated
IMAX (Riverfront Park): 12:10.
Flightplan •• When a woman (Jodie Foster) loses her young daughter on an overnight flight, the crew begins to think that she’s imagined the whole thing. And then she gets violent. Jodie Foster gives the film a sense of gravity that almost makes the rest worth it.

Running time: 1:33

Rating: PG-13 (violence, intense plot material)
NorthTown Mall: 12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7:10, 9:30. River Park Square: 2, 4:45, 7:20, 9:40. Spokane Valley Mall: 2:05, 4:35, 7:45, 10:25. Riverstone (Coeur d’Alene): 1:35, 4:05, 6:35, 9:15.
The Fog A quiet seaside town is engulfed by a thick fog precisely one century after a boat sunk just off the coast under mysterious circumstances.

Running time: 1:40

Rating: PG-13 (violence, disturbing images, brief sexuality)
NorthTown Mall: 12:40, 3, 5:20, 7:45, 10:15. River Park Square: 1:40, 4:05, 6:50, 9:15. Spokane Valley Mall: 2, 4:50, 7:40, 10:05. Riverstone (Coeur d’Alene): 1:20, 3:50, 6:40, 9:35.
The 40-Year-Old Virgin ••• At age 40, Andy (Steve Carell) is a virgin. When a trio of his co-workers (Paul Rudd, Romany Malco, Seth Rogen) discover his secret they take it upon themselves to “fix” things.

Running time: 1:56

Rating: R (pervasive sexual content, language, drug use)
River Park Square: 1:05, 3:50, 6:50, 9:30. Coeur d’Alene Discount: 2, 4:15, 6:55, 9:10.
The Greatest Game Ever Played ••1/2 In 1913, when two of the world’s greatest golfers, Harry Vardon (Stephen Dillane) and Ted Ray, were set to compete for the U.S. Open, they found themselves facing a surprising challenge in an unknown 20-year-old former caddie named Francis Ouimet (Shia LaBeouf).

Running time: 1:55

Rating: PG (brief mild language)
Riverstone (Coeur d’Alene): 4:40, 7:25.
A History of Violence ••1/2 When a small-town guy (Viggo Mortensen) foils a robbery by killing the two would-be thieves, he gains enough notoriety to attract attention from dangerous people who claim to have known him in a previous life.

Running time: 1:36

Rating: R (brutal violence, graphic sexuality, nudity, language, drug use)
River Park Square: 2:30, 5, 7:30, 9:55.
In Her Shoes •• When her workaholic sister (Toni Collette) tosses her out, a loser of a young woman (Cameron Diaz) heads for Florida to live with the grandmother (Shirley Maclaine) she never knew she had.

Running time: 2:10

Rating: PG-13 (thematic material, language, sexual content)
River Park Square: 1:10, 4, 6:55, 10. Riverstone (Coeur d’Alene): 1:10, 4:15, 7:15, 10:20.
The Island ••1/2 In an underground lair, people live a life of luxury with little freedom as they wait for a lottery to decide who goes to The Island – a paradise that is safe from a threatening “contamination.” All, of course, is not what it seems, so our hero Lincoln Six Echo (Ewan McGregor) and Jordan Two (Scarlett Johansson) make a run for it.

Running time: 2:16

Rating: PG-13 (violence, action, sexuality, language)
Coeur d’Alene Discount: 6:15, 8:50.
Kids in America A diverse group of high school students band together to peacefully stick it to their overbearing principal.

Running time: 1:31

Rating: PG-13 (sexual content, mature thematic elements, language)
River Park Square: 2:10, 4:40.
Madagascar •••When a group of animals, spoiled while living in the New York Zoo, decide to have a night on the town, they earn themselves a trip back to the wild – and end up in Madagascar.

Running time: 1:20

Rating: PG (mild language, crude humor, thematic elements)
Coeur d’Alene Discount: 1, 2:45, 4:30.
Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon Combining a CGI-duplicated lunar landscape, real photos and footage previously unreleased by NASA, this IMAX 3D film is based on the experiences of the 12 men who have walked on the moon’s surface.

Running time: :40

Rating: Not rated
IMAX (Riverfront Park): 11 a.m., 1:25, 2:30, 6:05, 9:35.
March of the Penguins •••The yearly trek of Emperor penguins across Antarctica to mate Is captured by French documentary filmmaker Luc Jacquet and his crew.

Running time: 1:20

Rating: G (violent images)
Garland: 3:20. Coeur d’Alene Discount: 1:20, 3, 4:40, 6:20, 8.
North Country A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States – Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman (Charlize Theron) who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.

Running time: 1:23

Rating: R (sexual harassment, violence, dialogue, language)
NorthTown Mall: 12:25, 3:25, 6:25, 9:25. River Park Square: 1:10, 4, 7:05, 10. Spokane Valley Mall: 1:10, 4:10, 7:05, 10:10. Riverstone (Coeur d’Alene): 12:50, 3:45, 6:45, 9:40.
Raiders of the Lost Ark •••• Harrison Ford stars as Indiana Jones, an archaeologist-adventurer who stumbles onto the trail of the mysterious Covenant of the Ark and ends up battling everything from a tomb full of snakes to an airfield full of Nazis.

Running time: 1:55

Rating: PG
Spokane Valley Mall: Thursday only at 9 p.m.
Rocky Horror Picture Show •••1/2 The toilet-paper-throwing, squirt-gun-soaking audience makes this a movie best enjoyed in a theater. Only there can you get into the performances.

Running time: 1:38

Rating: R
Garland: midnight.
Serenity ••• The crew, led by Mal (Nathan Fillion), agrees to transport a young woman (Summer Glau) across space – only to attract the attention of those who, for their own purposes, want the girl back.

Running time: 1:59

Rating: PG-13 (intense violence, action, sexual references)
NorthTown Mall: 4:10, 9:50. Riverstone (Coeur d’Alene): 1:40, 10:10.
Stay This movie focuses on the attempts of an Ivy League Professor to prevent one of his students from committing suicide

Running time: 1:39

Rating: R (language, disturbing images)
River Park Square: 7:15, 9:35. Spokane Valley Mall: 9:30 a.m. Riverstone (Coeur d’Alene): 2:05, 5, 7:40, 10:30.
Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride ••• When a man, practicing for his impending marriage, places a ring mistakenly on the finger of a corpse, she comes alive and claims to be his legal bride.

Running time: 1:26

Rating: PG-13 (scary images, action,

brief mild language)
NorthTown Mall: 12:45, 7:05. River Park Square: 2:35, 4:55.
Waiting Ryan Reynolds (“Van Wilder”) heads the cast in this look at the backdoor world of family restaurant chains.

Running time: 1:34

Rating: PG-13 (sexual content)
River Park Square: 2:40, 5:15, 7:40, 9:55.
Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Inventor Wallace (voice by Peter Sallis) and his faithful dog sidekick Gromit come to the rescue when the crops of local farmers are threatened by a ravenous giant bunny.

Running time: 1:25

Rating: G
NorthTown Mall: 11:50 a.m., 2:10, 4:35, 7:20, 9:40. River Park Square: 2:25, 4:30, 6:40, 9:05. Spokane Valley Mall: 1:25, 3:50, 6:30, 9:20. Riverstone (Coeur d’Alene): 1:25, 4:25, 6:50, 9:25.
War of the Worlds •••• Tom Cruise plays Ray Ferrier, a crane operator who, while babysitting his resentful children , must protect them against tripod-walking killing machines.

Running time: 1:56

Rating: R (violence, disturbing images)
Garland: 7:30.
Wedding Crashers •••Two guys (Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson) who crash wedding parties to score with single women find their lives complicated when love, in one form or another, comes knocking.

Running time: 1:59

Rating: R (sexual content/nudity, language)
Garland: 9:50 a.m. Coeur d’Alene Discount: 1:40, 4:25, 6:45, 9:05.
Work &The Glory: American Zion The story of the fictional Steed family is set against the historically factual backdrop of the Mormon people’s move into the West. Divided by their reactions to a nascent ideology, the Steeds struggle to stay together.

Running time: 1:40

Rating: PG-13 (violence)
Spokane Valley Mall: 1:35, 4:15, 6:40.
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