Night at the Movies

Alec Baldwin (left) and Tom Cruise appear in the big-screen adaptation of the Broadway hit Rock of Ages.

opening June 15


ROCK OF AGES (PG-13): Set in 1987 Los Angeles, Drew and Sherrie are two young people chasing their dreams in the big city. Exchange, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

SOMETHING FROM NOTHING: THE ART OF RAP (R): A performance documentary about the runaway juggernaut that is Hip-Hop, with the big beats and freestyle rhyming by some of the masters of the music. Exchange

THAT’S MY BOY (R): While still a teen, Donny (Adam Sandler) fathered a son,Todd (Andy Samberg). On Todd’s 18th birthday, Donny cut the youth loose. After years of estrangement, Donny shows up on the eve of his son’s wedding day. Exchange, Evans, Aiken, Monetta


21 JUMP STREET (R): Cops go undercover as high schoolers. Masters, Monetta

BATTLESHIP (PG-13): A small fleet of naval ships fights an alien force. Exchange, Evans

THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL (PG-13): British retirees find that life and love can begin again when they let go of their pasts. Exchange

THE CABIN IN THE WOODS (R): Friends head to a cabin in the wilderness for fun and get something different. Masters (opens 6/15)

CHERNOBYL DIARIES (R): Six tourists visit the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor and find they are not alone. Exchange, Evans

DARK SHADOWS (PG-13): The estate of Barnibas Collins has fallen into ruin. Exchange, Evans

THE DICTATOR (R): A dictator ensures democracy never comes to his country. Exchange

DR. SEUSS’ THE LORAX (PG): Adaptation of classic tale of creature who fights to protect his world. Masters

THE FIVE-YEAR ENGAGEMENT (R): A couple headed down the aisle keeps getting tripped up. Masters

THE HUNGER GAMES (PG-13): A 16-year-old girl must compete in a fight to the death. Evans

JOHN CARTER (PG-13): A veteran wakes on Mars to find everyone’s fate is in his hands. Masters

THE LUCKY ONE (PG-13): A Marine returns home from Iraq with the one thing he believes kept him alive: a photo of a woman he doesn’t know. Masters

MADAGASCAR 3: EUROPE’S MOST WANTED (PG): Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Gloria the Hippo, and Melman the Giraffe wind up in a traveling circus in Europe. Exchange, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS (PG-13): Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow team up. Exchange, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

MEN IN BLACK 3 (PG-13): Agent J travels in time to the 1960s to stop an alien. Exchange, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

MIRROR MIRROR (PG): Snow White gets a dazzling makeover. Masters

PROMETHEUS (R): A clue to mankind’s origins leads a team of explorers to deep space. Exchange, IMAX, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

SAFE (R): A suicidal New Jersey cage fighter protects a Chinese math prodigy. Masters

SAFE HOUSE (R): CIA operative on the run. Masters

SNOW WHITE & THE HUNTSMAN (PG-13): The Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed becomes her protector and mentor. Exchange, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

THINK LIKE A MAN (PG-13): Adaptation of Steve Harvey’s book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man. Exchange

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING (PG-13): Impending parenthood turns the lives of five couples upside-down. Evans, Aiken (ends 6/14)

Summer movies offer sci-fi, fantasy, not drama

Evans Stadium Cinemas: 4365 Towne Center Drive, Evans; (706) 869-1269

Masters Value Cinemas: 2824 Washington Road; (706) 736-4444

Regal Aiken Mall Cinema 8: 300 East Gate Drive, Aiken; (803) 641-0900

Regal Augusta Exchange 20 & IMAX: 1144 Agerton Lane; (706) 667-6653 or (706) 667-8585

Monetta Drive-In: 5822 Columbia Highway N., Monetta, S.C., (803) 685-7949,