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Film Openings

Across the Universe Director Julie Taymor (Titus, Broadway’s The Lion King) does the ’60s through Beatles songs in this musical, which features a cast of unknowns. With cameos by Eddie Izzard, Joe Cocker and the Dublin messiah himself, Bono. (PG-13)

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford One of the year’s most cumbersome titles is on one of the fall’s best-reviewed movies. Starring Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck. (R)

Elizabeth: The Golden Age Elizabeth the first (Cate Blanchett) battles both the Spanish and Mary, Queen of Scots (Samantha Morton) in this costume epic. With Clive Owen and Geoffrey Rush. (PG-13)

Michael Clayton George Clooney is a world-weary corporate fixer in this legal thriller from Bourne Ultimatum screenwriter Tony Gilroy. With Tilda Swinton and Tom Wilkinson. (R)

Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married? Perry hangs up his dress for this comedy-drama about infidelity and family values. With Janet Jackson. (PG-13)

We Own the Night This crime drama about brothers on opposite sides of the law emits a gritty 1970s vibe. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes and Robert Duvall. (R)

Film Specials


Albany Friends Meeting House
, 727 Madison Ave., Albany. 10/15, 7 PM: Blessed by Fire. Free. 729-3976.

Albany Public Library, 161 Washington Ave., Albany. 10/13, 1:30 PM: Hotel Rwanda. Free. 427-4300.

Albany Public Library, John A. Howe Branch, Schuyler and Broad streets, Albany. 10/11, 4 PM: After School Movies. Cartoons and movies to relax after a day of school work. Free. 427-9485.

Crandall Public Library, 221 Glen St. (temporary location), Glens Falls. 10/16, 6:30 PM: Trains of Winnipeg. Experimental film by Clive Holden; a meet-the-filmmaker event. Free. 798-1144.

Guilderland Public Library, 2228 Western Ave., Albany. 10/15, 6:30 PM: Earth. Deepa Mehta’s drama is being screened as part of the Indian film festival, hosted by Dr. Said Shah. Free. 456-2400.

Saratoga Film Forum, Arts Center Theatre, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs. 10/18-19, 8 PM; 10/19 also at 10 AM; 10/21, 3 PM: No End in Sight. A cool-eyed, grimly factual documentary about the debacle in Iraq. $6, $4 members. 584-FILM.

Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery, Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs. 10/11, 7 PM: Romance. An new episode from the PBS series on contemporary art and artists, Art: 21. 10/16, 7 PM: Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring. Part of the Molecules That Matter exhibit film series. Free. 580-8080.

Troy Public Library, 100 2nd St., Troy. 10/11, 6 PM: M. Peter Lorre is unforgettable as a child-murderer in Fritz Lang’s dark thriller. Free. 274-7071.

University at Albany, Page Hall, 135 Western Ave., Albany. 10/12, 7:30 PM: Paulina. Moving documentary about a woman who returns to her home village in Mexico to confront the family that traded her away for land rights. Free. 442-5620.

Movie Schedule

Showtimes effective Friday (Oct. 12) through Thursday (Oct. 18) unless otherwise noted.

BOW TIE CINEMAS MOVIELAND (400 State St., Schenectady, 372-7500) Michael Clayton (R) Fri-Sun at 12:40, 3:20, 7, 9:40 PM; Mon-Thu at 2:05, 4:30, 7:30, 10 PM. Elizabeth: The Golden Age (PG-13) Fri-Sun at 1, 3:50, 6:50, 9:30 PM; Mon-Thu at 2:15, 4:45, 7, 9:50 PM. We Own The Night (R) Fri-Sun at 12:50, 3:40, 7:10, 9:50 PM; Mon-Thu at 2:10, 4:35, 7:40, 10:10 PM. Across The Universe (PG-13) Fri-Sun at 12:30, 3:30, 6:30, 9:20 PM; Mon-Thu at 2, 4:40, 7:20, 10:05 PM. The Seeker: The Dark is Rising (PG) Fri-Sun at 1:20, 4:10 PM; Mon-Thu at 2:25, 4:55 PM. The Heartbreak Kid (R) Fri-Sun at 1:30, 4:20, 7:20, 10 PM; Mon-Thu at 2:30, 5, 7:50, 10:15 PM. The Game Plan (PG) Fri-Sun at 1:10, 4, 6:40, 9:10 PM; Mon-Thu at 2:20, 4:50, 7:10, 9:55 PM.

IMAGES CINEMA (Williamstown, Mass., 413-458-5612) In The Shadow Of The Moon (PG) Daily at 7 PM; Fri-Sat, Mon-Thu also at 9 PM; Sat-Sun, Wed also at 4:30 PM. Throne Of Blood (NR) Mon at 7 PM.

JERICHO DRIVE-IN (Route 9W, Glenmont, 767-3398) The Kingdom (R) Fri-Sun at 7:30 PM; Fri-Sat also at 11:30 PM. The Brave One (R) Fri-Sun at 9:30 PM.

LITTLE CINEMA AT THE BERKSHIRE MUSEUM (Pittsfield, 413-443-7171) Call theater for shows and times.

LOEWS ROTTERDAM SQUARE MALL 6 (374-2403) Call theater for shows and times.

MADISON THEATER (1036 Madison Ave., Albany, 438-0040) We Own The Night (R) Daily at 7:10, 9:35 PM; Fri-Sun also at 4:10 PM; Sat-Sun also at 1:35 PM. Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married? (PG-13) Daily at 7:05, 9:35 PM; Fri-Sun also at 4:05 PM; Sat-Sun also at 1:35 PM; Fri-Sat also at midnight. The Seeker: The Dark is Rising (PG) Daily at 7:15 PM; Fri-Sun also at 12:05, 2:15, 4:25 PM. The Heartbreak Kid (R) Daily at 7, 9:30 PM; Fri- Sun also at 1:30, 4 PM; Fri-Sat also at midnight. The Game Plan (PG) Daily at 7, 9:30 PM; Fri- Sun also at 12:05, 2:20, 4:35 PM; Fri-Sat also at midnight. The Kingdom (R) Daily at 7:05, 9:35 PM; Fri- Sun also at noon, 2:15, 4:30 PM; Fri-Sat also at midnight. Resident Evil: Extinction (R) Daily at 7:10, 9:35 PM; Fri- Sun also at 12:15, 2:25, 4:35 PM; Fri-Sat also at midnight. Good Luck Chuck (PG-13) Daily at 9:25 PM; Fri-Sat also at midnight.

MALTA DRIVE-IN THEATER (2785 Route 9, Malta, 587-6077) Good Luck Chuck (PG-13) Fri-Sat at 7:20 PM. 3:10 to Yuma (R) Fri-Sat at 9 PM.

REGAL AVIATION CINEMA 7 (Queensbury, 793-3332) Michael Clayton (R) Sun at 1:15, 4:15, 7, 9:50 PM; Mon-Thu at 4:15, 7, 9:45 PM. We Own The Night (R) Daily at 4:30, 7:20, 10 PM; Sat-Sun also at 1:20 PM. The Seeker: The Dark is Rising (PG) Sun at 1:50, 4:40, 7:35, 10:05 PM; Mon-Thu at 4:40, 7:25, 10:05 PM. The Heartbreak Kid (R) Sun at 1:35, 4:20, 7:05, 9:45 PM; Mon-Thu at 4:20, 7:05, 9:40 PM. The Game Plan (PG) Sun at 1:30, 4:25, 7:10, 9:55 PM; Mon-Thu at 4:25, 7:10, 9:40 PM. The Kingdom (R) Sun at 1:40, 4:35, 7:30, 10:10 PM; Mon-Thu at 4:35, 7:15, 9:50 PM. Good Luck Chuck (R) Sun at 1:45, 4:45, 7:40, 10:15 PM; Mon-Thu at 4:45, 7:30, 10 PM.

REGAL BERKSHIRE MALL 10 (Lanesboro, Mass., 413-499-2558) Elizabeth: The Golden Age (PG-13) Daily at 1:10, 3:40, 7:35, 9:55 PM. Michael Clayton (R) Daily at 1:15, 3:45, 7:05, 9:40 PM. We Own The Night (R) Daily at 1:20, 4, 7:30, 10:05 PM. Across The Universe (PG-13) Daily at 1, 3:55, 7, 9:50 PM. The Seeker: The Dark is Rising (PG) Daily at 1:25, 3:35, 7:25 PM. The Heartbreak Kid (R) Daily at 1:40, 4:10, 7:10, 10:05 PM. The Jane Austen Book Club (PG-13) Daily at 1:45, 7 PM. The Kingdom (R) Fri at 1, 3:30, 7:20, 9:45 PM. The Game Plan (PG) Daily at 1:45, 4:15, 7:50, 9:45 PM. Resident Evil: Extinction (R) Daily at 9:35 PM. Good Luck Chuck (R) Daily at 1:35, 3:50, 7:40, 10 PM. The Brave One (R) Daily at 4:05, 9:30 PM.

REGAL CLIFTON PARK CENTER CINEMA 8 (Clifton Park, 371-2001) Elizabeth: The Golden Age (PG-13) Fri-Sun at 4:30, 7:30, 10 PM; Sat-Sun also at 1:30 PM; Mon-Thu at 4:10, 7:10, 9:50 PM. Michael Clayton (R) Fri-Sun at 4:10, 7:10, 10:05 PM; Sat-Sun also at 1:10 PM; Mon-Thu at 4, 7, 9:45 PM. The Seeker: The Dark is Rising (PG) Fri-Sun at 5, 8, 10:20 PM; Sat-Sun also at 2 PM; Mon-Thu at 4:30, 7:30, 10 PM. The Heartbreak Kid (R) Fri-Sun at 4, 7, 10 PM; Sat-Sun also at 1 PM; Mon-Thu at 4, 7, 9:45 PM. The Game Plan (PG) Fri-Sun at 4:40, 7:40, 10:10 PM; Sat-Sun also at 1:40 PM; Mon-Thu at 4:20, 7:20, 9:55 PM. The Kingdom (R) Fri-Sun at 4:50, 7:50, 10:15 PM; Sat-Sun also at 1:50 PM; Mon-Thu at 4:20, 7:20, 9:55 PM. Sydney White (R) Fri-Sun at 8 PM; Sat-Sun also at 2 PM; Mon-Thu at 7:30 PM. Good Luck Chuck (R) Fri-Sun at 5, 10:20 PM; Mon-Thu at 4:30, 10 PM.

REGAL CROSSGATES STADIUM 18 (Guilderland, 456-0775) Assasination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (R) Daily at 12:10, 4:05, 7:50 PM. Fri-Sat also at 11:30 PM. Across The Universe (PG-13) Daily at 12:30, 3:45, 7:05, 10:10 PM. Tyler Perry’s: Why Did I Get Married? (PG-13) Daily at 11:05 AM, 1:40, 3:20, 4:30, 7:20, 9:35, 10:20 PM; Fri-Sat also at 12:20 AM. We Own The Night (R) Daily at 11:20 AM, noon, 1:50, 2:45, 5, 5:50, 7:40, 8:30, 10:30 PM; Fri-Sat also at 11:20 PM. Michael Clayton (R) Daily at 11 AM, 1, 2, 4, 5:10, 7, 8, 9:50 PM; Fri-Sat also at 10:55 PM. Elizabeth: The Golden Age (PG-13) Daily at 1:10, 4:15, 7:25, 10:10 PM. The Jane Austen Book Club (PG-13) Daily at 6:40, 9:15 PM; Fri-Sat also at 11:55 PM. Feel the Noise (PG-13) Daily at 11:40 AM, 2, 4:30, 7:05, 9:25 PM; Fri-Sat also at 11:45 PM. The Seeker: The Dark is Rising (PG) Fri-Sat, Tue-Thu at 4:35, 6:55, 9:30 PM; Sun-Mon at 2:15, 4:35 PM; Fri also at 2:15, midnight; Sat also at 11:55 AM, midnight; Sun also at 6:55 PM; Mon also at 9:30 PM. The Heartbreak Kid (R) Fri-Mon at 11:30 AM, 12:20, 2:10, 4:40, 6:45, 7:30, 10:15 PM; Tue, Thu at 11:30 AM, 12:20, 4:40, 6:45, 7:30 PM; Wed at 12:20, 2:10, 4:40, 6:45, 10:15 PM. Sea Monsters Digital 3-D (NR) Daily at 11:30 AM, 1:15, 3, 4:45 PM. The Game Plan (PG) Daily at 1:20, 4:20, 7:10, 9:45 PM; Fri-Sat also at 12:30 AM. The Heartbreak Kid (R) Open Captioned. Tue-Thu at 2:10, 10:15 PM; Wed at 11:30 AM, 7:30 PM. The Kingdom (R) Daily at 11:40 AM, 2:10, 4:50, 7:50, 10:35 PM. The Seeker: The Dark is Rising (PG) Open caption. Fri, Sun-Mon at 11:55 AM; Sat at 2:15 PM; Sun also at 9:30 PM; Mon also at 6:55 PM. Eastern Promises (R) Daily at 1:30, 6:50 PM. Resident Evil: Extinction (R) Daily at 12:45, 3:10, 5:30, 8:10, 10:40 PM. Good Luck Chuck (R) Daily at 11:50 AM, 2:20, 4:50, 7:15 PM. 3:10 to Yuma (R) Daily at 4, 9:20 PM; Fri-Sat also at midnight. Superbad (R) Daily at 9:40 PM; Fri-Sat also at 12:25 AM.

REGAL EAST GREENBUSH CINEMA 8 (283-8990) Elizabeth: The Golden Age (PG-13) Fri-Sun at 4:25, 7:35 PM; Fri-Sat also at 10:15 PM; Sat-Sun also at 1:40 PM; Mon-Thu at 4:20, 7:15 PM. We Own the Night (R) Fri-Sun at 4:10, 7:15 PM; Fri-Sat also at 10 PM; Sat-Sun also at 1:25 PM; Mon-Thu at 4:10, 7:05 PM. Final Season (PG) Fri-Sun at 4:15, 7:25 PM; Fri-Sat also at 10:10 PM; Sat-Sun also at 1:30 PM; Mon-Thu at 4:15, 7:10 PM. Michael Clayton (R) Fri-Sun at 4, 7 PM; Fri-Sat also at 9:50 PM; Sat-Sun also at 1:15 PM; Mon-Thu at 4, 7 PM. The Heartbreak Kid (R) Fri-Sun at 4:30, 7:20 PM; Fri-Sat also at 10 PM; Sat-Sun also at 1:45 PM; Mon-Thu at 4:05, 6:45 PM. The Seeker: The Dark is Rising (PG) Fri-Sun at 4:45, 7:10 PM; Fri-Sat also at 9:45 PM; Sat-Sun also at 2 PM; Mon-Thu at 4:25, 7:20 PM. The Kingdom (R) Fri-Sun at 4:40, 7:45 PM; Fri-Sat also at 10:15 PM; Sat-Sun also at 1:55 PM; Mon-Thu at 4:15, 6:50 PM. The Game Plan (PG) Fri-Sun at 4:30, 7:40 PM; Fri-Sat also at 10:15 PM; Sat-Sun also at 1:50 PM; Mon-Thu at 4:20, 6:55 PM.

REGAL LATHAM CIRCLE MALL CINEMA 10 (786-6949) Elizabeth: The Golden Age (PG-13) Daily at 1:10, 4:05, 7:20, 10:05 PM. Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married? (PG-13) Daily at 1:20, 4:25, 7:30, 10:15 PM. We Own The Night (R) Daily at 1, 4:15, 7:25, 10:10 PM. Michael Clayton (R) Daily at 1:05, 4:20, 7:15, 10:15 PM. The Heartbreak Kid (R) Daily at 1:25, 4:05, 6:50, 9:45 PM. The Seeker: The Dark is Rising (PG) Daily at 1:15, 4:10, 7, 9:40 PM. Good Luck Chuck (R) Daily at 7:45 PM; Fri-Sun, Tue-Thu also at 1:45 PM. The Game Plan (PG) Daily at 1:35, 4:30, 7:10, 9:50 PM. The Kingdom (R) Daily at 4:40, 7:40 PM; Fri-Sat, Tue-Thu also at 1:40, 10:30 PM. The Brave One (R) Daily at 1:30, 4:35, 7:35, 10:20 PM. 3:10 to Yuma (R) Daily at 4:45, 10:25 PM.

REGAL WILTON MALL CINEMA 8 (Saratoga Springs, 587-0400) Elizabeth: The Golden Age (PG-13) Daily at 1:15, 4:15, 7:10, 10 PM. We Own The Night (R) Daily at 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 10:20 PM. Michael Clayton (R) Daily at 1:30, 4:30, 7:20, 10:10 PM. Across The Universe (PG-13) Daily at 1, 4, 7, 10 PM. The Heartbreak Kid (R) Daily at 1, 4, 6:50, 9:50 PM. The Seeker: The Dark is Rising (PG) Daily at 1:45, 7:40 PM; Fri-Wed also at 10:10 PM. The Game Plan (PG) Daily at 1:15, 4:15, 7:10, 9:50 PM. The Kingdom (R) Daily at 1:45, 4:45, 7:50 PM; Fri-Wed also at 10:20 PM.

SCOTIA CINEMAS (346-5055) Call theater for shows and times.

SPECTRUM 8 THEATRES (Albany, 449-8995) Michael Clayton (R) Daily at 12:45, 3:45, 6:40, 9:30 PM. Elizabeth: The Golden Age (PG-13) Daily at 1, 4, 6:55, 9:25 PM. Eastern Promises (R) Daily at 1:05, 4:10, 7, 9:35 PM. The Jane Austen Book Club (PG-13) Daily at 3:55, 7:05 PM. In the Shadow of the Moon (PG) Fri-Sun, Thu at 12:55, 9:20 PM. Feast of Love (R) Daily at 3:50 PM; Fri-Mon, Wed-Thu also at 6:50 PM. 2 Days in Paris (R) Daily at 1:10, 9:20 PM. In The Valley of Elah (R) Daily at 12:50, 3:40, 6:45, 9:25 PM. 3:10 to Yuma (R) Daily at 12:40, 9:40 PM. Death at a Funeral (R) Daily at 4:05, 7:10 PM. Across the Universe (PG-13) Daily at 12:30, 3:35, 6:35, 9:40 PM. The Business of Being Born (NR) Mon-Wed at 1, 9:20 PM.

TRIPLEX CINEMA (Great Barrington, Mass., 413-528-8885) Across The Universe (PG-13) Daily at 3 PM; Fri-Sat also at 6, 9 PM; Sat-Sun also at noon; Sun-Thu also at 7 PM. The Kingdom (R) Daily at 3:30 PM; Fri-Sat also at 6:30, 9:10 PM; Sat-Sun also at 12:30 PM; Sun-Thu also at 7:30 PM. In the Valley of Elah (R) Fri-Sat at 3:20, 6:20 PM; Sun-Thu at 7:20 PM. Michael Clayton (R) Daily at 3:10 PM; Fri-Sat also at 6:10, 9:10 PM; Sat-Sun also at 12:10 PM; Sun-Thu also at 7:10 PM. The Jane Austen Book Club (R) Fri-Sat at 8:50 PM; Sun-Thu at 3:20 PM; Sat-Sun also at 12:20 PM.


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