Thursday, Dec 29, 2005
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Posted on Thu, Dec. 15, 2005

LAST CHANCE

These movies close in Wichita theaters today

FIRST-RUN FILMS
Bee Season
(PG-13) *** ½ (1 hr 44 min) Provocative, poignantly haunting tale about a young spelling bee champ (Flora Cross) trying to save her slowly dissolving family by using the magic of words and letters to catch the ear of God. Premiere Palace: Today at 2:20, 4:30, 7:20 & 9:30.

First Descent (PG-13) ** ½(2 hrs) Five of the world's best snowboarders are taken to the mountains of Alaska for some outrageous "Big Mountain" rides in this documentary. Premiere Palace: Today at 1:45, 4:10, 7:20 & 9:45.

In the Mix (PG-13) * ½ (1 hr 57 min) Northrock 14: Today at 12:10, 2:50, 5:10, 7:40 & 10.

The Legend of Zorro (PG) ***(2 hrs 10 min) Antonio Banderas and Catherine Zeta-Jones are back for this sequel to their 1998 hit about a masked hero in the Spanish Southwest. Premiere Palace: Today at 1:30, 4:15, 7 & 9:45. Warren Theatre (west): Today at 3:15 & 6:40.

MirrorMask (PG) (1 hr 45 min) Stephanie Leonidas plays a troubled 15-year-old girl who suddenly finds herself lost in a fantasy world ruled by two competing queens. Premiere Palace: Today at 2:30, 4:30, 7:30 & 9:40.

Saw 2 (R) **(1 hr 35 min) The deranged killer known as Jigsaw is back. Premiere Palace: Today at 4 & 9.

Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit (G) *** ½ (1 hr 53 min) The Oscar-winning stop-motion animated optimist Wallace and his supremely patient -- and smarter -- canine companion, Gromit, hit the big screen. Premiere Palace: Today at 1:30 & 6:45.

BARGAIN MOVIES

Elizabethtown (PG-13) ** ½(2 hrs 10 min.) Orlando Bloom plays a down-on-his-luck guy who turns his life around with the help of a kooky flight attendant (Kirsten Dunst). Palace West: Today at 1:30, 4:25, 7 & 9:35.

The Gospel (PG) ** ½(1 hr 50 min.) Boris Kodjoe plays a young R&B singer who turns his back on God and his father's church when tragedy strikes. Palace West: Today at 2:10, 4:40, 7:20 & 9:45.

In Her Shoes (PG-13) ***(2 hrs 15 min.) Cameron Diaz is Maggie, the pretty sister, and Toni Collette is Rose, the smart sister, in this comedy-drama. Palace West: Today at 1:50, 4:30 & 7:30.

Prime (PG-13) ** ½(1 hr 50 min.) Recently divorced career gal Uma Thurman falls for a young painter (Bryan Greenberg) and tells her most intimate secrets to her therapist (Meryl Streep). But it turns out the artist is her therapist's son -- oops! --in this romantic comedy. Palace West: Today at 2:05, 4:30, 7:05 & 9:45.