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                                                                    THE MOVIE GRID
                                                               ★★★★★ Billy Bob Thornton ★★★★ Edmund Gwenn ★★★ Tim Allen ★★ Tom Hanks ★ John Call

                                                                            RATING COMMENTS                                                                    SHOWING AT
                                                                                                                                                               AMC Dublin, AMC Easton, AMC Lennox, Arena Grand, Marcus
                                                                            ★★★             Did you know that when Australians stand on their heads,
                                         Australia (PG-13)                                  all the blood rushes to their feet?
                                                                                                                                                               Crosswoods, Marcus Pickerington, Movies 16, Rave 18, Regal,
                                                                                                                                                               Gateway

                                         Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (PG- ★★★                 Holocaust deniers must have trouble explaining films like         AMC Dublin ●, AMC Easton, Drexel, Marcus Pickerington, Regal ●,
                                                                                             this to their kids. It’s kind of like creationists and Jurassic
                                         13)                                                 Park.                                                             Rave

                                                                           NOT              I just couldn’t bring myself to see it because the title kept
                                         Cadillac Records (R)              REVIEWED         reminding me of that stupid “Hell, if it had a bathroom, I’d       AMC Easton, AMC Lennox, Marcus Pickerington, Movies 16, Rave 18
                                                                                            live in it” commercial.
                                                                                            Warning: This French flick could cause severe culture
                                         A Christmas Tale (NR)             ★★★              shock. There’s no Scrooge, no TIm Allen, no Santa Claus            Gateway ■
                                                                                            and no BB gun. It does snow, however.
                                                                                            Director Jean-Luc Godard may appeal to eggheads, but he
                                         Contempt (NR)                      ★★★             has Bardot get naked within the first five minutes, which          Gateway ■
                                                                                            shows a certain B-movie sensibility.

                                         The Day the Earth Stood Still                      Keanu Reeves is out to save the world again. Somehow I             AMC Dublin, AMC Easton, AMC Lennox, Arena Grand, Marcus
                                                                           ★★               felt more confident when Christopher Reeves was taking             Crosswoods, Marcus Pickerington, Movies 16, Rave 18, Regal✌
                                         (PG-13)                                            on the job.                                                        Gateway
                                                                                                                                                               AMC Dublin, AMC Easton, AMC Lennox, Arena Grand, Marcus
                                                                           ★★               Four Christmases? This year, most of us will have enough           Crosswoods, Marcus Pickerington, Movies 16, Rave 18, Regal✌
                                         Four Christmases (PG-13)                           trouble affording just the one.                                    Gateway ●
                                                                                             It follows up Twilight’s teen vampires with a 12-year-old
                                         Let the Right One In (R)           ★★★★             bloodsucker. We can probably assume 2009 will bring us            AMC Lennox, AMC Dublin
                                                                                             cinema’s first toddler vampires.

                                         Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa       ★★★              The plot owes a lot to The Lion King. Guess DreamWorks             AMC Dublin, AMC Easton, AMC Lennox, Arena Grand ●, Marcus
                                         (PG)                                               and Disney aren’t quite ready to bury the hatchet.                 Crosswoods, Marcus Pickerington, Movies 16, Rave 18, Regal

                                                                           NOT              Turns out even Nobel Prize winners can have dysfunction-           AMC Dublin, AMC Lennox, Marcus Crosswoods, Marcus Pickerington,
                                         Nobel Son (R)                     REVIEWED         al families. That makes us feel better about our annual            Rave 18 ●, Regal
                                                                                            Thanksgiving Day squabbles.

                                         Nothing Like the Holidays (PG-    NOT              Yet more proof that families can ruin Christmas faster             AMC Dublin, AMC Easton, AMC Lennox, Marcus Crosswoods, Movies
                                         13)                               REVIEWED         than a dozen Grinches put together.                                16, Regal

                                                                                            Sure, it’s a crappy name, but Bond can get away with it.           AMC Dublin, AMC Easton, AMC Lennox, Arena Grand, Marcus
                                         Quantum of Solace (PG-13)         ★★★★             We’d go see the flick if it were called Quotidian of               Crosswoods, Marcus Pickerington, Movies 16, Rave 18, Regal✌
                                                                                            Sassafras.                                                         Gateway ●
                                                                                                                                                               AMC Dublin ■, AMC Easton ■, AMC Lennox ■, Arena Grand ■,
                                                                           ★★               It’s the precurser to Seven Pounds, One Ounce, which will          Marcus Crosswoods ■, Marcus Pickerington ■, Movies 16 ■, Rave 18
                                         Seven Pounds (PG-13)                               be about--you guessed it--newborn vampires!                        ■, Regal ■✌ Gateway ■

                                         Slumdog Millionaire (R)           ★★★★             Isn’t this the latest Fox reality series?                          AMC Lennox, Drexel, Marcus Crosswoods ■

                                                                                                                                                               AMC Dublin ■, AMC Easton ■, AMC Lennox ■, Arena Grand ■,
                                         A Tale of Despereaux (G)          ★★                It’s about a mouse who refuses to run away from danger.
                                                                                             We hear Mighty Mouse is suing.
                                                                                                                                                               Marcus Crosswoods ■, Marcus Pickerington ■, Movies 16 ■, Rave 18
                                                                                                                                                               ■, Regal ■✌ Gateway ■
                                                                                                                                                               AMC Dublin, AMC Easton, AMC Lennox, Arena Grand, Marcus
                                                                           ★★               The film breaks new ground by having a high school girl            Crosswoods, Marcus Pickerington, Movies 16, Rave 18, Regal✌
                                         Twilight (PG-13)                                   whose name is not Buffy fall in love with a vampire.               Gateway ●
                                                                                                                                                               AMC Dublin ■, AMC Easton ■, AMC Lennox ■, Arena Grand ■,
                                         Yes Man (PG-13)                   ★★               Jim Carrey says “yes” to everything, including overacting.         Marcus Crosswoods ■, Marcus Pickerington ■, Movies 16 ■, Rave 18
                                                                                                                                                               ■, Regal ■✌ Gateway ■

                                                           NORTH                                             NORTHWEST                                     DOWNTOWN EAST                                           WEST
                                         KEY               AMC Easton    Marcus           Rave               AMC Dublin                 Drexel             Arena Grand       Drexel                Marcus       Regal
                                                           429-4262      Crosswoods       Polaris 18         Village 18                 Grandview          470-9900          231-9512              Pickerington Georgesville
                                         ■ STARTS FRI.     Landmark                                          429-4262                   486-6114                                                   759-6500
                                                                         841-1600         781-8228                                                                           Movies 16                          853-0850
                                         ● ENDS THU.       Gateway                        Studio 35          AMC Lennox Town                                                 Gahanna
                                                           545-2255                       261-1581           Center 24                                                       471-7347
                                                                                                             429-4262




                                         BARGAIN MOVIES & ALTERNAFLIX
                                          S E C O N D - R U N A N D D I S C O U N T T H E AT E R S

                                         THEATER                               MOVIES

                                                                                                                                                                                                  NORTH              WEXNER
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Studio 35          CENTER
                                          Movies 12 (Carriage Place)           Wall-E, Beverly Hills Chihuahua, Max Payne, Nights in Rodanthe, Saw V, The Haunting of Molly Hartley, The Secret   Cinema             292-3535
                                                                               Life of Bees, Dark Knight, City of Ember, Eagle Eye, Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist, Burn After Reading          261-1581

                                                                                                                                                                                                  NORTHWEST          SOUTH TWIN
                                          Studio 35 Cinema                    A Christmas Story (Sat. and Sun. ), Australia                                                                       Movies 12          DRIVE-IN
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Carriage Place     491-6771
                                                                                                                                                                                                  538-0400

                                           Wexner Center                       Kagemusha (Fri. and Sat.)




30 The Other Paper | December 18, 2008

								
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