At the Movies
The comedy troupe Broken Lizard's latest movie is about a couple of American buddies who stumble upon a secret centuries-old beer-drinking championship in Germany. (R)
How to Eat Fried Worms
Based on the popular children's book about a new kid who bets the school bully that he can eat 10 worms in a day. (PG)
OutKast's Antwan "Big Boi" Patton and André "Andre 3000" Benjamin play childhood friends who run a Southern speakeasy in this Prohibition-era musical. (R)
Mark Wahlberg plays Vince Papale, a 30-year-old substitute teacher who was plucked out of obscurity at an open tryout for the Philadelphia Eagles and won a spot on the team as a wide receiver. (PG)
G - General audiences.
A hotshot rookie race car learns about life in the slow lane.
PG - Parental guidance suggested.
The Ant Bully
After a 10-year-old boy terrorizes an ant hill, the tiny insects use a magic potion to shrink him to their size.
Barnyard: The Original Party Animals
A CGI-animated movie about a free-wheeling cow and his misfit farm animals who live the high life.
An Inconvenient Truth
A documentary about former Vice President Al Gore's touring multimedia talk about the moral challenge of global warming.
The Lake House
Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves star in this remake of a Korean film about a doctor who trades love letters with one of her home's previous owners.
Hilary and Haylie Duff play heiress sisters whose family cosmetics company folds after a scandal and leaves them penniless.
A group of kids suspect a creepy old house is really alive and dangerous.
Jack Black plays a Mexican cook who moonlights on the masked Lucha Libre wrestling circuit to funnel his prize money to needy orphans.
Over the Hedge
Based on the newspaper comic strip, a group of woodland animals visit the strange new world of suburbia with the prompting of an opportunistic raccoon.
A rebel in trouble with the law becomes the dance partner of a beautiful ballet student at a prestigious performing arts school in Baltimore.
Who Killed the Electric Car?
This documentary may not have the answer, but it makes for a lively, informative whodunit about General Motors' energy-efficient EV1 that debuted with fanfare and went out with a whimper.
A fantastic documentary that uses the nerdy, impish personality of New York Times puzzlemaster Will Shortz, celebrity crossword fanatics, and the annual tourney in Connecticut to illuminate the universe of box-letter freaks.
A retired superhero (Tim Allen) is called back to work to transform an unlikely group of ragtag kids into new heroes at a private academy.
PG-13 - Parents strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate from children under age 13.
Justin Long plays a guy rejected from every college he's applied to, so he and his friends start their own fake and functioning university.
Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn play a couple who call it quits but refuse to move out of their jointly owned condo.
Adam Sandler stars as a harried architect who stumbles upon a universal remote that allows him to perform TiVo-like functions on his life.
The Da Vinci Code
Based on the best-selling novel, the murder of a curator at the Louvre reveals a sinister plot to uncover a secret that has been protected since the days of Christ.
The Devil Wears Prada
A hapless woman becomes the assistant to a demanding editor who oversees the fashion bible of New York.
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
An American street racer, living in Japan, gets caught up in the under world of drift racing.
Keeping Up With the Steins
A highly entertaining, not-so-kosher comedy about a high-powered, if dysfunctional, Jewish family in Hollywood and a boy who ends up using his bar mitzvah for the unlikely purpose of actually becoming a man and reconciling his elders.
My Super Ex-Girlfriend
Veteran comedy director Ivan Reitman is back with a tale of an architect (Luke Wilson) who breaks up with his clingy girlfriend (Uma Thurman).
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom reprise their roles in the swashbuckling sequel to the immensely popular 2003 movie.
A computer hacker unleashes a wireless signal that's pure evil.
Woody Allen's latest film is a mirror image of his more successful "Match Point" from last year. Scarlett Johansson and Hugh Jackman are so perky and pretty together that they make the film pass amiably enough.
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Will Ferrell plays a NASCAR driver who must face his own demons and fight to retain his place at the top when he is challenged by the arrival of a flamboyant French Formula.
World Trade Center
Oliver Stone retells the harrowing true story of the last two first-responders to be rescued after the 9/11 attack.
R - Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Little Miss Sunshine
A hit at this year's Sundance Film Festival, the film follows an oddball clan as they race across three states to get their 7-year-old daughter to a beauty pageant. It's a sunny, prefabricated charmer of a comedy, looking at the all-American obsession with winning with a dark chortle.
Colin Farrell and Jamie Foxx star in director Michael Mann's updated version of his popular action-crime TV series of the '80s.
Snakes on a Plane
Samuel L. Jackson cusses up a storm as an FBI agent trying to protect a mob murder witness from hundreds of nasty serpents while trapped in an airliner hurtling across the Pacific 30,000 feet in the air. With all the Internet hype surrounding its pre-release, the movie delivers on its promise of reptilian fun.
Art House | Revival
THE DORIS DUKE THEATRE, HONOLULU ACADEMY OF ARTS
900 S. Beretania St.; $7 general; $6 seniors, students and military; $5 Academy members (532-8768):
Review on Thursday's Entertainment page. (R) At 1, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Friday.
3566 Harding Ave.; $5, $4 members; reservations recommended due to limited seating (735-8771):
The Day After Tomorrow
At 12:30, 3, 5:30 and 8 p.m. Friday and Aug. 28.
V for Vendetta
At 12:30, 3, 5:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday.
At 2, 4, 6 and 8 p.m. Sunday and Aug. 31.