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ENTERTAINMENT: Weekly Movie Comings and Goings

Posted by kinchendavid on August 1, 2006

By Tony Rutherford
Huntington News Network Columnist

Huntington, WV — New Mainstreamers … Will Ferrell , the dude from SNL, “Anchorman” and “Bewitched,” grabs a helmet and jumps into a race car for “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.”

According to viewers at the annual Comic Con, “The Descent” will have astounding word of mouth as a caving expeditions by a group of women goes horribly wrong as they become trapped and pursued by a strange breed of predators.

When Robin Williams as radio talk show host Gabriel Noone reads a harrowing manuscript by Pete Logand (Rory Culkin), he starts questioning the validity of the story and travels from New York to Wisconsin to learn the truth behind “The Night Listener.”

When the farmer’s away, his animals break out into song and dance in “Barnyard: The Original Party Animals.”

Finally, although it opens Aug 9, I’m one of those who can not wait to see Oliver Stone’s “World Trade Center.” I hope it lives up to expectations both as a memorial to those who died, those who survived, and offers insight into the efforts of the heroes working at the collapsed towers.

Continuing Art/Festival/Limited Releases …

The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Although squirt guns, rice, lighters, and other projectiles are forbidden, you can brush up on your Time Warp dance and check out those character costumes. The long running and cult favorite returns for a multiple weekend run at the Cinema starting Aug. 4.

You’re welcome to act out the lines and have fun. A ‘shadow cast’ will be coming soon as well as a group of people to welcome first timers to the showing.

(Note: Times and Titles subject to change at discretion of film bookers. Double check websites to verify times or to purchase on line tickets.)

NOTE: Since “World Trade Center” opens on WEDNESDAY, August 9, some of the times in this chart may be good only through Tuesday, August 8, as theatres will open WTC on Wednesday. At Press Time , We Do NOT know what films will be leaving to allow WTC screen(s)

HUNTINGTON, WV

Starts Friday

MARQUEE PULLMAN: Talladega Nights 11:30-12:15-2:00-2:45-4:30-5:15-7:00-7:45-9:30-10:15; Night Listener 12:10-2:40-5:00-7:25-9:50;The Descent 12:15-2:35-4:55-7:40-10:10’Barnyard 12:20-2:30-4:50-7:05-9:15; Opens Wednesday August 9: World Trade Center; Time Changes: Superman Returns 9:10; Ant Bully 12:05-2:25-4:40-7:00; Cars 12:30-3:15; Click 11:30-2:00-7:15; Devil Wears Prade 4:40-7:15; Pirates of the Caribbean: 11:40-2:55-6;10-6:40-9:25-9:40; Clerks II 5:00-10:15; My Super Ex Girl Friend 11:55-2:00-9:45; Ends Thursday: Lake House; FREE Kid’s Movie Aug. 8-9 @ 10:00 a.m. “Kicking and Screaming” and “Wizard of Oz”

DISCOUNT CINEMA 4: (all shows $3.00; Tuesday $2) Friday Midnight: “Rocky Horror Picture Show” come dressed in costume; Times Thru Thursday Aug 3: Nacho Libre 1:10-3:15-5:20-7:25-9:30; DaVinci Code 7:00-9:50; X Men Last Stand 1:00-3:10-5:20-7:30-9:40; RV 1:00-3:05-5:10-7:15-9:20; Over the Hedge 1:25-3:25-5:25;

ASHLAND, KY

Starts Friday

CINEMARK CINEMA 10: Talladega Nights 12:40-3:45-7:10-10:00; Barnyard 12:30-2:50-5:15-7:35-9:50; The Descent 12:00-2:30-4:55-7:40-10:05; Time Changes: Little Man 9:30 only; Monster House 12:10-2:35-5:00-7:15; Ends Thursday: My Super Ex Girlfriend; Cars, Clerks II, Click,

MIDTOWN CINEMA 3: ($2/$3): Click, My Super Ex-Girlfriend, Devil Wears Prada, The Lake House; Ends Thursday: Nacho Libre, Fast and Furious III, Garfield II, Over the Hedge, The Break Up;

BARBOURSVILLE, WV

Starts Friday:

HUNTINGTON MALL CINEMAS: Talladega Nights 1:15-4:10-7:05-9:30; Barnyard: 1:00-3:10-5:20-7:30-9:40; Ends Thursday: My Super Ex Girl Friend, Lady in the Water, You Me and Dupree

BECKLEY, WV

Starts Friday:

CROSSROADS CINEMAS: Descent 10:00*-12:15-2:30-4:45-7:05-9:25; Move Overs From Showplace: You Me and Depree 9:45 a.m.*-12:05-2:30-4:55-7:20-9:45; Clerks 7:10-9:30; Little Man 9:45 a.m.*-12:00-2:20-4:35-7:00-9:25; ENDS THURSDAY: Superman Returns, My Super Ex Girl Friend,

SHOWPLACE CINEMAS: Talledega Nights 9:40 a.m.*-11:30-12:00-2:00-2:30-4:30-5:00-7:00-7:30-9:30-10:00; Barnyard 10:00 a.m. *- 12:25-2:40-4:50-7:15-9:25; Time Changes: Ant Bully 10:00 a.m.*-12:20-2:30-5:00; Lady in the Water 7:30-10:00; Pirates 11:30-2:45-6:00-9:15; Ends Thursday: My Super Ex Girl Friend, Clerks II, You Me and Dupree, Little Man

OPENS AUGUST 11: Marquee Galleria, 14 screens, 304 252-5565

BLUEFIELD, WV

Starts Friday:

MERCER MALL: Talladega Nights 1:15-4:10-7:05-9:30; Barnyard: 1:00-3:10-5:20-7:30-9:40; Ends Thursday: Clerks II, My Super EX Girl Friend

COMMONS 8 (Marquee Cinemas, Wytheville, Va.): Talledega Nights 12:00-2:25-4:50-7:20-9:55; Barnyard 12:20-2:40-4:45-7:05-9:15; Descent 11:55-2:20-4:55-7:15-10:00; Time Changes: Ant bully 12:15-2:30-4:40-7:00; You Me & Dupree 9:45 only; Lady in Water 9:50 only; Monster House 12:30-2:45-5:00-7:10; Ends Thursday: My Super Ex Girl Friend, Little Man, Clerks II

CHARLESTON, WV

Starts Friday:

MARQUEE SOUTHRIDGE: 10:15 a.m.*- 12:30-2:45-5:00-7:30-9:45; Talladega Nights 10:00 a.m.*-11:30-12:15-2:00-2:45-4:30-5:15-7:00-7:45-9:30-10:15; Descent 10:10 a.m.*-12:20-2:50-5:10-7:40-10:00(* Early Morning Show Saturday ONLY); Opens Wed. Aug 9, World Trade Center

PARK PLACE STADIUM CINEMAS: Talladega Nights 12:00-12:30-2:15-2:45-4:30-5:00-7:00-7:30-9:15-9:45; Barnyard 12:45-2:50-4:50-7:00-9:05; Night Listener 12:30-2:35-4:45-7:15-9:20; Descent 1:05-3:15-5:20-7:25-9:30; Bargain Tuesday, All Seats $4.00 limited time ; Opens Wed. Aug 9, World Trade Center

Time Changes:

Marquee Southridge: Lady in the Water 9:40 only; Clerks II 8:00-10:15 only; Little Man 12:10-2:30-4:50 only; Pirates 12:00-3:15-6:30-9:40; Click 7:30-10:05; Cars 11:30-2:10-4:50 Park Place Stadium: Ant Bully 12:00-2:00-4:00; Lady in the Water 7:10-9:25

ENDS THURSDAY

Marquee Southridge: Superman Returns, Devil Wears Prada, My Super Ex Girl Friend Park Place Stadium: Clerks II, Devil Wears Prada, My Super Ex Girl Friend

FREE MORNING KIDS FLIX

Marquee Southridge: “Madagascar” and “Robots”, Tues/Wed Aug 1 & 2 @ 10 a.m.

HINTON, WV

Ritz Theatre: Friday, 6 and 8:30 p.m. “Talladega Nights” Saturday, 3:30, 6 and 8:30 p.m. “Talladega Nights”; Sunday, 3:30 and 6 p.m. “Talladega Nights”

HURRICANE, WV

Starts Friday

TEAYS VALLEY CINEMA 10: Talladega Nights 10:30 a.m*.-11:00 a.m.*-1:15-1:45-4:15-4:45-7:15-7:45-9:45-10:15; Barnyard 10:25 a.m.*-12:40-2:50-5:00-7:10-9:30; The Descent 10:15 a.m.*-12:50-3:10-5:25-7:45-10:05; Time Changes: Ant Bully 10:35 a.m.*-12:45-3:00-5:10; Lady in the Water 7:20-9:50; Dupree 10:10 a.m.*-12:40-7:35-10:00; Little Man 3:00-5:20; Ends Thursday: Cars, My Super Ex Girl Friend, Click (* No Early Morning show on Sundays); FREE Kid’s Summer Movie Camp, Aug 8 & 10: “Hoodwinked” @ 9:30 a.m. Opens Wed. Aug 9: World Trade Center

LEWISBURG , WV

Starts Friday:

SENECA SHOWPLACE: Lady in the Water 4:30-7:00-9:30, Sat/Sun 11:30-2:00; Pirates of the Caribbean 3:00-6:10-9:30, Sat/Sun Mat. 11:45; Ends Thursday: Lady in the Water

LOGAN , WV

Starts Friday

FOUNTAIN PLACE CINEMA 8: FOUNTAIN PLACE CINEMA 8: Talladega Nights 12:15-2:40-5:00-7:30-9:45; Barnyard 12:30-2:30-4:30-7:05-9:15; Descent 12:45-2:50-5:05-8:00-10:00; Time Changes: Ant Bully 12:10-2:15-4:15; Lady in the Water 7:05-9:50; Ends Thursday: You Me and Dupree, Little Man, Clerks II

NITRO, WV

Great Escape Nitro 12: http://greatescapetheatres.com or 769-0405

SUMMERSVILLE, WV

Starts Friday

NICHOLAS SHOWPLACE: Talledega Nights 4:45-7:15-9:45, Sat/Sun Mat. 11:45-2:15; Barnyard 4:35-6:45-9:00, Sat/Sun Mat. 12:00-2:25; Miami Vice 3:10-6:10-9:25, Sat/Sun 12:15; Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest 3:00-6:00-9:15, Sat/Sun Mat. 11:45; Ends Thursday: Lady in the Water, Monster House

WELCH, WV

Starts Friday:

McDOWELL 3: Talledega Nights 4:55-7:20-9:50, Sat/Sun Mat. 12:00-2:25; Barnyard 5:00-7:10-9:20, Sat/Sun Mat. 12:45-2:50; Miami Vice 3:30-6:30-9:30, Sat/Sun Mat. 12:30; Ends Thursday: Lady in the Water, Little Man

UPCOMING RELEASES

COMING AUGUST 9: World Trade Center

COMING AUG 11: Accepted, Zoom, Step Up, Pulse

COMING AUG 18: Snakes on a Plane, The Illusionist, Material Girls

COMING AUG 25: Invincible , Idlewild, Beerfest, DOA: Dead or Alive, The Protector, How to Eat Fried Worms

COMING SEPT 1: Idiocracy, Crank, The Wicker Man, Crossover

COMING SEPT 8: Pathfinder, I Could Never Be Your Woman, The Covenant, Hollywoodland, Lucky You

COMING SEPT 15: Gridiron Gang, The Last Kiss, Employee of the Month, Black Dahlia, Everyone’s a Hero

COMING SEPT 22: All the King’s Men, Jackass: Number Two, The Guardian, Confetti, Feast, The Fearless

COMING SEPT 29: Open Season, Children of Men, School for Scoundrels, Flyboys

COMING OCT 6: Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, The Departed, Stormbreaker, Breaking and Entering

COMING OCT 13: The Grudge II, The Fountain, Sunshine

COMING OCT 20: Flags of Our Fathers, Killshot, Marie Antoinette, Fast Food Nation, Flicka

And COMING OCT. 27 (tentatively) WE ARE MARSHALL, Saw II, The Prestige, Catch a Fire

* Release dates subject to change; not all films will play in every market and/or every theatre.

On line ticket purchases for Marquee’s Huntington Pullman Square 16, Charleston Southridge, Welch Cinemas 3, Wytheville Cinemas 8 at http://www.marqueecinemas.com.

On line tickets available for Charleston theatres at: http://ourshowtimes.com (Park Place Stadium Cinemas) and http://www.marqueecinemas.com (for Southridge); for Teays Valley, http://allstarcimemas.com/Teays.asp , and for Ashland’s Midtown at : http://midtowncinemas3.com.

 

 

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