by Tony Rutherford , HNN Entertainment Editor

For the weekend before Labor Day, the cinemas continue with a little something or anyone who has had their fill of super heroes. It's also one of those "split" weeks, as "The Debt" debuts on Wed. Aug. 31 for a jump start on the holiday weekend.

MAINSTREAM: Colombiana; Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark; Our Idiot Brother

LIMITED ENGAGEMENTS: Doughboy (Marquee Pullman, Southridge, Galleria, Highlands); Tree of Life (Downtown Cinema, Huntington; Park Place Stadium, Charleston);

FLASHBACK SERIES: Aug 28 & 29, The Thing (Cinema, Huntington); Sept 4 & 5, The Wizard of Oz (Park Place Stadium, Charleston)

SPECIAL EVENT: Interactive “Repo the Generic Opera” , Friday, August 26 , 12 midnight; “Rocky Horror Picture Show,” August 27, 12 midnight, Downtown Cinema, Huntington, $5. Interactive pre-show Downhome Decadence.

ON DECK The Debt (Aug 31); Apollo 18 (Sept. 2) Shark Night 3D; Contagion (Sept 9); Warrior (Sept 9);



MARQUEE PULLMAN: Colombiana, 1:20-4:20-7:00-9:40; Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, 12:00-2:25-4:50-7:20-9:50; Our Idiot Brother, 12:30-2:50-5:10-7:40-10:00; Doughboy, 1:00-4:00-6:50-9:40; Starts Wed Aug 31, The Debt; CONTINUING IN 3D: Conan, 4:10-9:50; Fright Night, 2:15-7:25; Final Destination V 3D, 2:45-7:30-10:00; Spy Kids 3D, 12:00-4:40; TIME CHANGES: Cowboys & Aliens, 3:50-9:30 only; Captain America, 12:50-6:40 only; Final Destination V (2D), 12:30-5:00; ENDS THURSDAY: Horrible Bosses; Glee 3D Concert Movie; For full times and online sales, http://www.marqueecinemas.com/location.asp?location=26187

DOWNTOWN DISCOUNT CINEMA: Tree of Life (Cinema Exclusive, $6), 4:15-7:00-9:45, S/S/Tues Mat. 1:15; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, 4:20-7:05-9:40, S/S/Tues Mat. 1:20; Bad Teacher, 7:25-9:30 only; Cars II, 4:25-7:15-9:35, S/S/Tues Mat. 1:25; Mr. Pooper’s Penguin’s, 5:15, S/S/Tues Mat. 1:05; MIDNIGHT SHOWING, FRIDAY AUGUST 26,  “Repo,” Saturday August 27, “Rocky Horror Picture Show.” FLASHBACK MONDAY:  August 28/29, The Thing; http://www.ourshowtimes.com

MARQUEE SOUTHRIDGE: Columbiana, 1:30-4:30-7:20-9:55; Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, 12:00-2:30-5:00-7:30-10:00; Our Idiot Brother, 11:50-2:20-4:45-7:10-9:40; LIMITED CONTINUING: Doughboy, 4:30-9:45; Starts Wed Aug 31, The Debt; CONTINUING IN 3D: Conan, 7:00-9:45 ; Fright Night, 4:50-10:00; Spy Kids, 12:00-4:40; Final Destination V 3D, 12:30-5:00-10:00; TIME CHANGES: Crazy Stupid Love, 9:30 only; One Day, 11:30-2:00-7:10 only; Smurfs , 11:30-1:55-4:20-6:50 only; ENDS THURSDAY: Captain America; Change Up; Glee the 3D Concert Film; For full schedule, click: http://www.marqueecinemas.com/location.asp?location=26192


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PARK PLACE STADIUM: Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, 12:35-2:45-4:55-7:05-9:15; Columbiana, 12:40-3:00-5:20-7:40-9:55; Our Idiot Brother, 1:00-3:00-5:00-7:00-9:00; EXCLUSIVE: Tree of Life, 1:00-4:00-7:00-9:50; Starts Wed Aug 31, The Debt; CONTINUING IN 3D: Fright Night 12:40-3:00-5:20-7:40-9:55; Final Destination V 3D, 9:30 only; TIME CHANGES: Smurfs, 12:30-2:45-5:00-7:15 only; ENDS THURSDAY: Glee the 3D Concert Movie; FLASHBACK : Sept 4 & 5, Wizard of Oz; Sept. 11 & 12, North by Northwest; Sept. 18-19, Dirty Dancing; Sept. 25-26, Casablanca; Oct. 2-3, Psycho; Oct. 9-10, Goonies; Oct. 16-17, Lost Boys; Oct. 23-24, The Shining; Oct. 30-31, Halloween;  http://www.ourshowtimes.com

Shark Night 3D Coming
Shark Night 3D Coming


TEAYS VALLEY CINEMAS: Our Idiot Brother, 11:00*-1:10-3:10-5:10-7:10-9:30; Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, 10:50*-1:00-3:10-5:20-7:30-9:40; Columbiana, 10:40*-1:10-4:15-7:00-9:45; TIME CHANGES: 30 Minutes or Less, 9:50 only; Starts Wed Aug 31, The Debt; ENDS THURSDAY: Captain America; Glee; Final Destination; (*Fri/Sat only); http://www.franktheatres.com


Our Idiot Brother
Our Idiot Brother

MARQUEE GALLERIA: Columbiana, 1:00-4:00-6:45-9:20; Don’t be Afraid of the Dark, 11:45-2:15-4:45-7:15-9:45; Our Idiot Brother, 12:00-2:20-4:40-7:00-9:15; EXCLUSIVE: Doughboy, 1:00-4:00-6:50-9:35; Starts Wed Aug 31, The Debt; CONTINUING IN 3D: Conan 3D, 7:00-9:40; Fright Night 3D, 12:45-3:45-6:50-9:30; Spy Kids, 12:15-2:30-4:45; TIME CHANGES: Change Up, 4:00-9:35; Crazy Stupid Love, 9:30 only; Smurfs, 11:30-2:00-4:30-7:00; Captain America, 1:00-6:45 only; Final Destination V 2D, 11:45-2:00-4:20-6:45-9:10;ENDS THURSDAY: Harry Potter; Glee the 3D Concert; Final Destination 3D ; For full times and on line sales, http://www.marqueecinemas.com/location.asp?location=26190


MARQUEE WYTHEVILLE 8: Columbiana, 4:20-7:05-9:35, Sat/Sun Mat. 1:30; Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, 5:00-7:25-9:50, Sat/Sun Mat. 12:10-2:35; Our Idiot Brother, 4:45-7:00-9:35, Sat/Sun Mat. 12:10-2:30; STARTS WED AUG 31, The Debt; CONTINUING IN 3D, Conan. 7:00 daily, Fri/Sat/Sun Mat. 12:50, Fright Night 3D, 3:50-9:30 only; TIME CHANGES: 30 Minutes or Less, 9:50 only; Smurfs, 12:00-2:30-5:00-7:20; ENDS THURSDAY: Glee the 3D Concert; Final Destination V; Cowboys and Aliens; For  times and online ticket sales, http://www.marqueecinemas.com/location.asp?location=26204


FOUNTAIN PLACE: Columbiana, 4:20-7:15-9:30, Sat/Sun Mat. 12:05-2:10; Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, 4:40-7:10-9:20, Sat/Sun Mat. 12:30-2:35; Our Idiot Brother, 4:50-7:30-9:35, S/S Mat. 12:45-2:45; Starts Wed August 31, The Debt; CONTINUING IN 3D: Conan, 4:35-7:00; Final Destination V, 9:35 only; Fright Night 3D, 4:40-7:10-9:30, S/S Mat. 12:10-2:20; Spy Kids All the Time in World 4:45-7:20; For full times/online tickets, http://www.ourshowtimes.com

Contagion Coming in Sept!
Contagion Coming in Sept!

MARQUEE SENECA SHOWCASE: Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, 4:30-7:00-9:30, Sat/Sun Mat. 1:15; Smurfs, 4:45-7:15-9:30, Sat/Sun Mat. 12:15-2:30; ENDS THURSDAY: Final Destination V; Rise of Planet of Apes; For Full times/ on line sales, http://www.marqueecinemas.com/location.asp?location=26222


MARQUEE CINEMAS NICHOLAS SHOWPLACE: Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, 4:15-7:05-9:35*, Sat/Sun Mat.1:50, Mon-Thurs., 5:05-7:35; Fright Night 3D, 4:10-7:05-9:45*, Sat/Sun 1:30 Mat., Mon-Thurs. 5:10-7:40; Spy Kid All the Time in the World, 4:05-7:00-9:30*, Sat/Sun Mat. 1:40, Mon-Thurs. 5:15-7:30; Final Destination V, 4:20 (3D) -7:15 (3D) -9:40*, Sat/Sun 2D Mat. 2:00, Mon-Thurs. 5:00 (2D) -7:20 (3D) ; (*No Late Show Sun Evening); ENDS THURSDAY: Smurfs; For full times and on line sales: http://www.marqueecinemas.com/location.asp?location=26220

Scene from 11-11-11 Coming in November
Scene from 11-11-11 Coming in November

MARQUEE MCDOWELL 3: Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, 4:40-7:05-9:30*, Sat/Sun Mat. 2:00, Mon-Thurs. 5:05-7:25; Conan the Barbarian, 4:20-7:00-9:40*, Sat/Sun Mat. 1:30, Mon-Thurs. 5:00-7:30; Spy Kids All the Time in World, 4:30-6:50-9:20*, Sat/Sun Mat. 1:45, Mon-Thurs. 5:10-7:20; (*No Late Show on Sunday Evening); ENDS THURSDAY: Final Destination V; For full times and on line tickets, click: http://www.marqueecinemas.com/location.asp?location=26221

Moneyball Coming


MARQUEE HIGHLANDS 14, Columbiana, 1:00-3:40-6:30-9:15; Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, 1:30-4:00-7:20-9:50; Our Idiot Brother, 1:10-3:30-7:15-9:30; EXCLUSIVE LIMITED: Doughboy , 1:00-4:00-7:00-9:50; CONTINUING IN 3D: Conan the Barbarian, 1:30-6:45; Fright Night , 1:45-7:10; Spy Kids, 4:30-9:15; Final Destination V 3D, 4:25-9:50; TIME CHANGES: The Help, 1:50-6:20-9:30;ENDS THURSDAY: Change Up; Cowboys & Aliens; Harry Potter; Captain America; Horrible Bosses; Glee 3D Concert Film ; For full times/online sales, http://www.marqueecinemas.com/location.asp?location=26189


Doughboy," a family-friendly film that pays tribute to America's men and women in service, opens Friday, Aug. 19, at Marquee Cinemas in Wheeling (Triadelphia), Charleston, Huntington, and Beckley.  The film shot exclusively on location in Wheeling earlier this year and is directed by J.W. Myers and written by Ty DeMartino. It explores the issues of freedom and patriotism and how they are perceived by today's young people. Flyover Films and Route 40 Films produced "Doughboy" and was executive produced by Wheeling's Kristin Seibert. It stars newcomers Barrett Carnahan, Emily Capehart and Michael Allen and features veteran film and TV actor Terry Kiser ("Weekend at Bernie's



Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows (Part 2 in 3D): A decade after it began, Daniel Radcliffe (Harry), Hermione (Emma Watson) and Ron (Rupert Grint) go back to Hogwarts for the fight to the death duel between Harry and Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes). David (“Order of the Phoenix,” “Half Blood Prince” “Part One Deathly Hallows”) Yates has a challenge faced by few directors --- Bringing a mega-tentpole franchise to a noteworthy close. Or, will J.K. Rowling give in and pen another Potter novel?

Captain America the First Avenger
: One of the first characters upon which Marvel built its universe, Chris Evans stars as a meek World War II soldier who gains powers beyond most mortals after consuming an experimental serum. Hugo Weaving plays the Captain’s nemeses, the dreaded Red Skull.


AUGUST 19: Conan the Barbarian; Fright Night (3D); Ond Day; Spy Kids IV: All the Time in the World (3D); Doughboy

AUGUST 26: Our Idiot Brother; Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark; Columbiana

SEPTEMBER 2: The Debt (Wed. Aug 31); Shark Night 3D; Apollo 18;

SEPTEMBER 9: Bucky Larson Born to Be a Star, A schlub from nowhere (Nick Swardson) heads West to become a porn star after finding out his parents were in the profession. Produced & Written by Adam Sandler; directed Tom (“Hot Chicks”) Brady;

Contagion, The world panics as doctors race to find a cure for a rapidly spreading virus that kills its victims within days stars Matt Damon, Jude Law, Gwyenth Palthrow, Kate Winslet

WARRIOR: Shot in Pittsburgh, a war vet (Tom Hardy) and his estranged brother square off in a mixed martial arms tournament

SEPTEMBER 16: Drive; I Don't Know How She Does It ( Sarah Jessica Parker plays a harried Boston financial executive struggling to balance career and family) ; Lion King 3D; Straw Dogs

Brad Pitt in "Moneyball"
Brad Pitt in "Moneyball"
SEPTEMBER 23: Abduction; Dolphin Tale; Killer Elite; Moneyball (Brad Pitt stars as a baseball manager on a tight budget taking a new approach to put a team on the field);

SEPTEMBER 30: 50/50; Courageous; What's Your Number; Dream House (Daniel Craig stars with Naomi Watts in what sounds like a regrind of “Amnityville Horror.” A family moves into a home where several grisly murders were committed; now, they are the targets. ) ;


OCTOBER 7: Ides of March; Real Steel; Wanderlust;


OCTOBER 14: Big Year; Footloose; The Thingl



OCTOBER 21: Mighty Macs; Paranormal Activity III; Three Musketeers;

OCTOBER 28: Anonymous; In Time; Johnny English Reborn; Rum Diary; Safe;

NOVEMBER 4: Puss in Boots; Tower Heist; Very Harold & Kumar  3D Christmas;

NOVEMBER 11: The Immortals; Jack & Jill; 11-11-11;

NOVEMBER 18: Happy Feet II; Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy; Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part One in 3D;

NOVEMBER 23: Arthur Christmas; Hugo; Muppets; Piranha 3DD

DECEMBER 9: New Year's Eve; The Sitter;

DECEMBER 16: Sherlock Holmes A Game of Shadows; Alvin & Chipmunks Shipwrecked;  Young Adult;

DECEMBER 23: Adventures of Tintin; Darkest Hour; Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (Dec 21); We Bought a Zoo; Girl with Dragon Tattoo (Dec  21); War Horse (Dec. 28)

And, for a glimpse of next year, here's where to watch clips of The Avengers: http://www.movieinsider.com/m4240/5/the-avengers/


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