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Motion Picture Association of America
G – General audiences (all ages admitted)
PG – Parental Guidance suggested
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– Movie times for Carmike Dupont and Carmike Jefferson Pointe were not provided to The Journal Gazette by press time. Times listed for those theaters are from the theater’s online listings and are subject to change.

Now opening

(N) 12 O’CLOCK BOYS

(No star rating available; no MPAA rating; 1:16)

Pug, a young boy growing up on a combative West Baltimore block, finds solace in a group of illegal dirt bike riders known as The 12 O’Clock Boys.

Cinema Center: 6:15 p.m. today; 4:30 and 6:15 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 6:30 p.m. Monday; 6:30 and 8:15 p.m. Tuesday; 8:30 p.m. Wednesday; 6:15 p.m. Thursday

**** THE LEGO MOVIE

(Star rating from Chicago Tribune; PG for action and crude humor; 1:40)

An ordinary Lego minifigure is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil Lego tyrant from gluing the universe together.

Carmike Dupont: In 2-D: 12:30, 2, 3, 4:30, 5:30, 7, 8, 9:30 and 10:30 p.m. today; 11:30 a.m. and 12:30, 2, 3, 4:30, 5:30, 7, 8, 9:30 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday; 11:30 a.m. and 12:30, 2, 3, 4:30, 5:30, 7, 8 and 9:30 p.m. Sunday; In 3-D: 1:30, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m. today; 11 a.m. and 1:30, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m. Saturday; 1:30, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m. Sunday

Carmike Jefferson Pointe: In 2-D: 12:30, 1:15, 1:40, 4, 5, 5:45, 6:45, 8:30, 9:30 and 11:05 p.m. today; 11 a.m., noon and 1:15, 2, 2:45, 4, 5, 5:45, 6:45, 8:30, 9:30 and 11:05 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m., noon and 1:15, 2, 2:45, 4, 5, 5:45, 6:45, 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. Sunday; In 3-D: 12:45, 4:30, 7:15 and 10 p.m. today; 11:10, 1:45, 4:30, 7:15 and 10 p.m. Saturday; In IMAX: 1:40 and 5 p.m. today; 11 a.m. and 2 and 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Coldwater Crossing: In 2-D: 1, 2, 3:30, 4:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m. today through Tuesday; In 3-D: 1:30, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m. today through Tuesday

Northwood Cinema Grill: 3:45, 6:15 and 8:30 p.m. today; 12:45, 3:15, 6 and 8:15 p.m. Saturday; 12:45, 3:15 and 6 p.m. Sunday; 4:15 and 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday

Silver Screen, Garrett: 7 p.m. today; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Strand Theatre, Kendallville: 7 p.m. today and Monday through Thursday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

** 1/2 THE MONUMENTS MEN

(Star rating from The Associated Press; PG-13 for some images of war violence and historical smoking; 1:58)

An unlikely World War II platoon are tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners.

Carmike Dupont: 1:30, 2:15, 4:20, 5, 7, 7:45, 9:45 and 10:45 p.m. today; 11:30 p.m. and 1:30, 2:15, 4:20, 5, 7, 7:45, 9:45 and 10:45 p.m. Saturday; 11:30 p.m. and 1:30, 2:15, 4:20, 5, 7, 7:45, 9:45 p.m. Sunday

Carmike Jefferson Pointe: 12:35, 1:25, 3:30, 5:10, 6:30, 7:40, 8:40, 9:40 and 10:40 p.m. today; 11:25 a.m. and 12:30, 2:20, 3:30, 5:10, 6:30, 7:40, 8:40, 9:40 and 10:40 p.m. Saturday; 11:25 a.m. and 12:30, 2:20, 3:30, 5:10, 6:30, 7:40, 8:40 and 9:40 p.m. Sunday; In IMAX: 7:40 and 10:40 p.m. today and Saturday; 7:40 p.m. Sunday

Coldwater Crossing: 1:10, 4:10, 7:10, 10 and 10:30 p.m. today through Tuesday

(N) VAMPIRE ACADEMY

(PG-13 for violence, bloody images, sexual content and language; 1:44)

Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, half human/vampire, guardians of the Moroi, peaceful, mortal vampires living discretely within our world. Her legacy is to protect the Moroi from bloodthirsty, immortal vampires, the Strigoi.

Carmike Dupont: 1:15, 4, 6:35 and 9:10 p.m. today through Sunday

Carmike Jefferson Pointe: 12:55, 5:20, 8:20 and 11 p.m. today; 11:50 a.m. and 2:30, 5:20, 8:20 and 11 p.m. Saturday; 11:50 a.m. and 2:30, 5:20 and 8:20 p.m. Sunday

Coldwater Crossing: 1:50, 4:40, 7:20 and 9:50 p.m. today through Tuesday

Now playing

12 YEARS A SLAVE

(R, for violence/cruelty, some nudity and brief sexuality; 2:14)

Steve McQueen’s film stars Chiwetel Ejiofor as Solomon Northup, a free black man in 1840s America. He is captured by a pair of nefarious white men, and soon finds himself on a ship headed to New Orleans where he is informed he will be called Platt and is sold into slavery.

Carmike Dupont: 1:15, 4:10, 7:15 and 10:10 p.m. today and Saturday; 1:15, 4:10 and 7:15 p.m. Sunday

* 1/2 47 RONIN

(Star rating from McClatchy Tribune News Service; PG-13, for intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images, and thematic elements; 1:59)

47 leaderless samurai vow to seek vengeance and restore honor to their people.

Apollo Cinemas: 12:40, 3:20, 6:30 and 9:15 p.m. today through Thursday

*** 1/2 AMERICAN HUSTLE

(Star rating from The Associated Press; R, for pervasive language, some sexual content and brief violence; 2:09)

Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper and Amy Adams star in director David O. Russell’s fictional period crime drama about a reckless FBI agent who recruits a con man into a scheme to ensnare corrupt politicians and gangsters.

Carmike Jefferson Pointe: 1:10, 6:40 and 10:30 p.m. today; 11:45 a.m. and 3, 6:40 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday; 11:45 a.m. and 3, 6:40 and 9:50 p.m. Sunday

Coldwater Crossing: 1, 4, 7 and 10 p.m. today through Sunday

*** ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES

(Star rating from Star Tribune; PG-13, for crude and sexual content, drug use, language and comic violence; 1:59)

Will Ferrell returns to the role of Ron Burgundy in a film that finds the popular San Diego TV newsman pulling up stakes to move to New York City and launch the first-ever 24-hour news network.

Carmike Dupont: 9:30 p.m. today through Sunday

Apollo Cinemas: 12:45, 3:15, 6:40 and 9:25 p.m. today through Thursday

*** 1/2 AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY

(Star rating from The Associated Press; R, for language including sexual references and for drug material; 2:01)

A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in.

Carmike Dupont: 1, 4, 7 and 10 p.m. today through Sunday

Carmike Jefferson Pointe: 12:40, 4:40, 7:45 and 10:50 p.m. today; 1, 4:40, 7:45 and 10:50 p.m. Saturday; 1, 4:40 and 7:45 p.m. Sunday

Coldwater Crossing: 1:15, 4:05, 6:55 and 9:45 p.m. today through Tuesday

** THE BEST OFFER

(Star rating from the Washington Post; R, for some sexuality and graphic nudity; 2:11)

A master auctioneer becomes obsessed with an extremely reclusive heiress who collects fine art. With Geoffrey Rush.

Cinema Center: 1:30 p.m. today; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday; 4 and 8:15 p.m. Monday; 4 p.m. Tuesday; 3 and 6 p.m. Wednesday; 3 and 8 p.m. Thursday

CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2

(PG, for mild rude humor; 1:35)

Flint Lockwood (voice of Bill Hader) is invited to join the Live Corp Co. and use his gift of invention for the good of mankind.

Apollo Cinemas: 12:20, 2:20, 4:25, 7 and 9:30 p.m. today through Thursday

**** DALLAS BUYERS CLUB

(Star rating from the Washington Post; R, for nudity, drug use, pervasive language and some strong sexual content; 1:57)

Matthew McConaughey headlines the biographical drama centering on the story of Ron Woodroof, a Texas electrician who was diagnosed as HIV-positive in 1986.

Carmike Dupont: 1:45, 4:45, 7:45 and 10:30 p.m. today; 11 a.m. and 1:45, 4:45, 7:45 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday; 1:45, 4:45 and 7:45 p.m. Sunday

DELIVERY MAN

(PG-13, for thematic elements, sexual content, some drug material, brief violence and language; 1:45)

An aging slacker and former sperm donor (Vince Vaughn) discovers he is the biological father of 533 children.

Apollo Cinemas: 12:25, 2:40 and 7:30 p.m. today through Thursday

* DEVIL’S DUE

(Star rating from the Washington Post ; R, for language and some bloody images; 1:29)

A newlywed couple finds themselves dealing with an earlier-than-planned pregnancy. While recording everything for posterity, the husband begins to notice odd behavior in his wife.

Carmike Jefferson Pointe: 10:10 p.m. today through Sunday

ENDER’S GAME

(PG-13, for thematic material, some violence and sci-fi action; 1:54)

A brilliant young strategist rises to the top of his class while training to defend Earth against hostile aliens.

Apollo Cinemas: 6:45 and 9:10 p.m. today through Thursday

FREE BIRDS

(PG, for some action/peril and rude humor; 1:31)

Two rival turkeys travel back in time to prevent their own kind from becoming a savory Thanksgiving tradition in this animated comedy.

Apollo Cinemas: 12:05, 2:10 and 4:30 p.m. today through Thursday

FROZEN

(PG, for some action and mild rude humor; 1:48)

Anna (Kristen Bell) teams up with a rough-hewn mountaineer named Kristoff (Jonathan Groff) and his trusty reindeer Sven to break an icy spell.

Carmike Dupont: 1, 4 and 6:55 p.m. today through Sunday

Carmike Jefferson Pointe: 1, 4:05 and 7:20 p.m. today; 11:30 a.m. and 4:05 and 7:20 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Coldwater Crossing: 1:20, 6:35 and 9:10 p.m. today through Tuesday

FROZEN SING-A-LONG

(PG, for some action and mild rude humor; 1:48)

A version of the animated movie “Frozen” with lyrics on-screen.

Carmike Dupont: 1:50 and 4:30 p.m. today and Sunday; 11:15 a.m. and 1:50 and 4:30 p.m. Saturday

Coldwater Crossing: 3:55 p.m. today through Tuesday

GRAVITY

(PG-13, for intense perilous sequences, some disturbing images and brief strong language; 1:31)

Two astronauts (Sandra Bullock and George Clooney) find themselves stranded on a space station after a disastrous accident wipes out the crew and most of the structure.

Carmike Jefferson Pointe: In 3-D: 1:20, 4:15, 6:50 and 9:45 p.m. today; 11:05 a.m. and 1:50, 4:15, 6:50 and 9:45 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

** GRUDGE MATCH

(Star rating from McClatchy-Tribune News Service; PG-13, for sports action violence, sexual content and language; 1:54)

Two retired boxers (Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro) decide to settle a long-standing beef by heading back into the ring in this sports comedy from director Peter Segal.

Apollo Cinemas: 12:55, 3:30, 6:50 and 9:20 p.m. today through Thursday

*** THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG

(Star rating from The Associated Press; PG-13, for extended sequences of intense fantasy action violence and frightening images; 2:41)

The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug.

Carmike Dupont: 12:30, 4 and 7:30 p.m. today through Sunday

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

(PG-13, for intense sequences of violence and action, some frightening images, thematic elements, a suggestive situation and language; 2:26)

The sequel finds a revolution brewing as Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) tour the districts.

Coldwater Crossing: 6:20 and 9:40 p.m. today though Tuesday

** I, FRANKENSTEIN

(Star rating from the Washington Post; PG-13, for sequences of intense fantasy action and violence throughout; 1:33)

Frankenstein’s creature (Aaron Eckhart) finds himself caught in an all-out, centuries-old war between two immortal clans.

Carmike Dupont: 7 and 9:20 p.m. today through Sunday

Carmike Jefferson Pointe: 9:35 p.m. today; 9:25 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

** JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT

(Star rating from The Associated Press; PG-13, for intense action, brief strong language and sequences of violence; 1:46)

To his friends and loved ones, young Jack Ryan (Chris Pine) appears to be an ordinary executive; however, he has secretly worked for the CIA for years.

Carmike Dupont: 12:30, 3, 5:30, 8 and 10:30 p.m. today and Saturday; 12:30, 3, 5:30 and 8 p.m. Sunday

Carmike Jefferson Pointe: 12:50, 5:05, 7:50 and 10:45 p.m. today; 11:15 a.m. and 2:15, 5:05, 7:50 and 10:45 p.m. Saturday; 11:15 a.m. and 2:15, 5:05 and 7:50 p.m. Sunday

Coldwater Crossing: 2:05, 4:50, 7:30 and 10:10 p.m. today through Tuesday

** LABOR DAY

(Star rating from McClatchy-Tribune News Service; PG -13, for thematic material, brief violence and sexuality; 1:51)

Depressed single mom Adele (Kate Winslet) and her son offer a wounded, fearsome man (Josh Brolin) a ride. The mother and son gradually learn his true story.

Carmike Dupont: 1:40, 4:25, 7 and 9:45 p.m. today and through Sunday

Carmike Jefferson Pointe: 12:55, 4:45, 7:35 and 10:25 p.m. today; 11:05 a.m. and 1:55, 4:45, 7:35 and 10:25 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Coldwater Crossing: 1:25, 4:15, 7:05 and 9:55 p.m. today through Tuesday

LAST VEGAS

(PG-13, for sexual content and language; 1:44)

Among his friends, Billy (Michael Douglas) has always been the confirmed bachelor. When Billy finally pops the question to his much-younger girlfriend, his pals Paddy (Robert De Niro), Archie (Morgan Freeman) and Sam (Kevin Kline) plan to send him off in style.

Apollo Cinemas: Noon and 2:15, 4:35, 6:55 and 9:05 p.m. today through Thursday

* 1/2 LONE SURVIVOR

(Star rating from the Washington Post; R, for strong bloody war violence and pervasive language; 2:01)

Based on a true story, Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Ben Foster and Emile Hirsch star as four Navy SEALs whose sensitive mission into the Afghan mountains is unexpectedly compromised.

Carmike Dupont: 1, 4, 7 and 10 p.m. today through Sunday

Carmike Jefferson Pointe: 12:30, 3:35, 7:30 and 10:35 p.m. today; 12:35, 3:35, 7:30 and 10:35 p.m. Saturday; 12:35, 3:35, 6:55 and 10:05 p.m. Sunday

Coldwater Crossing: 1:40, 4:35, 7:25 and 10:15 p.m. today through Tuesday

Northwood Cinema Grill: 7:30 p.m. today; 4:15 and 7:15 p.m. Saturday; 4:!5 and 6:45 p.m. Sunday; 6:45 p.m. Monday through Thursday

Strand Theatre, Kendallville: 7 p.m. Friday and Monday through Thursday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

*** MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM

(Star rating from The Associated Press; PG-13, for some intense sequences of violence and disturbing images, sexual content and brief strong language; 2:19)

Nelson Mandela’s life story is told in this adaptation of the South African leader’s autobiography. William Nicholson provides the script, with Idris Alba and Naomie Harris heading up the cast.

Apollo Cinemas: 6:25 and 9:15 p.m. today through Thursday

** THE NUT JOB

(Star rating from Washington Post; PG, for mild action and rude humor; 1:26)

An action-packed comedy in fictional Oakton that follows the travails of Surly (voiced by Will Arnett), a mischievous squirrel, and his rat friend Buddy.

Carmike Dupont: 12:30, 2:45, 5 and 7:15 p.m. today; 11:15 a.m. and 12:30, 2:45, 5 and 7:15 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Carmike Jefferson Pointe: In 2-D: 1:10, 4:20 and 7:10 p.m. today; 11:20 a.m. and 1:40, 4:10 and 6:35 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Coldwater Crossing: 1:05, 3:20, 5:30 and 7:40 p.m. today through Tuesday

Northwood Cinema Grill: 5 p.m. today; 12:15 and 2:15 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday

*** 1/2 PHILOMENA

(Star rating from Washington Post; PG-13 on appeal for some strong language, thematic elements and sexual references; 1:38)

A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman’s search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.

Apollo Cinemas: 12:30, 2:35, 4:40, 7:05 and 9:35 p.m. today through Thursday

** 1/2 RIDE ALONG

(Star rating from Associated Press; PG-13, for sequences of violence, sexual content and brief strong language; 1:40)

A motor-mouthed high school security guard joins his prospective brother-in-law, a decorated police detective, on a shift along the mean streets of Atlanta.

Carmike Dupont: 1:40, 4:10, 6:40, 9:10 and 11:30 p.m. today and Saturday; 1:40, 4:10, 6:40 and 9:10 p.m. Sunday

Carmike Jefferson Pointe: 12:35, 1:25, 4:25, 5:35, 7, 8:10, 9:55 and 10:55 p.m. today; 12:05, 1:20, 2:50, 4:25, 5:35, 7, 8:10, 9:55 and 10:55 p.m. Saturday; 12:05, 1:20, 2:50, 4:25, 5:35, 7, 8:10 and 9:55 p.m. Sunday

Coldwater Crossing: 1:35, 4:25, 6:50 and 9:25 p.m. today through Tuesday

*** SAVING MR. BANKS

(Star rating from Washington Post; PG-13, for thematic elements including some unsettling images; 2:05)

The story of how Walt Disney courted P.L. Travers into letting him option the rights to “Mary Poppins” is brought to the screen in this nonfiction drama starring Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Colin Farrell.

Carmike Dupont: 1:10, 4:10, 7:05 and 9:50 p.m. today through Sunday

*** THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY

(Star rating from The Associated Press; PG, for some crude comments, language and action violence; 1:54)

Ben Stiller stars as Walter, who retreats into his fantasy world, where he is heroic, poised, self-assured and the master of his fate.

Apollo Cinemas: 12:50, 3:25, 6:35 and 9 p.m. today through Thursday

** THAT AWKWARD MOMENT

(Star rating from The Associated Press; R , for sexual content and language throughout; 1:34)

Three best friends find themselves at that confusing moment when they have to decide where their dating relationships are going.

Carmike Dupont: 1:30, 4:15, 6:45 and 9:15 p.m. today through Sunday

Carmike Jefferson Pointe: 1:05, 4:55, 7:25 and 10:20 p.m. today; 11:55 a.m. and 2:25, 4:55, 7:25 and 10:20 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Coldwater Crossing: 1:55, 4:45, 7:15 and 9:35 p.m. today through Tuesday

THOR: THE DARK WORLD

(PG-13, for some suggestive content and intense sci-fi action/violence; 1:51)

Thor (Chris Hemsworth) returns to do battle with Malekith (Christopher Eccleston), the vengeful leader of a primordial race.

Apollo Cinemas: 12:10, 2:30, 4:55, 7:20 and 9:40 p.m. today through Thursday

(N) TYLER PERRY’S A MADEA CHRISTMAS

(No star rating available; PG-13 for sexual references, crude humor and language; 1:45)

Madea dispenses her unique form of holiday spirit on a rural town when she’s coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit.

Apollo Cinemas: 4:50 and 9:45 p.m. today through Thursday

** 1/2 WALKING WITH DINOSAURS

(Star rating from the McClatchy-Tribune; PG, for creature action and peril and mild rude humor ; 1:27)

The BBC television series strides its way to the big screen with this live-action/CG-animated feature film following a courageous young dinosaur on an incredible adventure through the prehistoric world.

Apollo Cinemas: 12:15, 2:25 and 4:20 p.m. today through Thursday

** 1/2 THE WOLF OF WALL STREET

(Star rating from Washington Post; R, for graphic nudity, drug use, language throughout, some violence and strong sexual content; 2:59)

Martin Scorsese re-teams with Leonardo DiCaprio for this adaptation of Jordan Belfort’s memoir about his exploits as a crooked banker.

Carmike Dupont: 9:25 p.m. today through Sunday

Coldwater Crossing: 1:45, 5:35 and 9:15 p.m. today; 5:35 and 9:15 p.m. Saturday; 1:45, 5:35 and 9:15 p.m. Sunday

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