Night at the Movies

Matt Damon stars as Steve Butler in Gus Van Sant's contemporary drama, "Promised Land," in which a small town fights a corporation that wants to drill for natural gas.

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TEXAS CHAINSAW 3D (R): A serial killer attacks the residents of Newt, Texas. With a chainsaw. Exchange, Aiken

PROMISED LAND (R): A small town fights a big corporation that wants to drill for natural gas. Exchange, Aiken




ALEX CROSS (PG-13): Alex is on a collision course with a serial killer. Masters

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: WORLDS AWAY (PG): A young woman falls in love with a circus aerialist. Exchange

CLOUD ATLAS (R): Individuals impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Masters (opens 1/4)

DJANGO UNCHAINED (R): Freed slave Django helps bounty hunter Schultz find the South’s most wanted criminals. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

END OF WATCH (R): Young police officers patrol Los Angeles. Masters

FRANKENWEENIE (PG): Young Victor brings his dog back to life. Masters

THE GUILT TRIP (PG-13): An inventor and his mom try to sell latest invention. Exchange, Evans, Aiken (ends 1/3)

HERE COMES THE BOOM (PG): A biology teacher becomes a mixed martial arts fighter to earn money for his school. Masters

THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY (PG-13): Gandalf convinces Bilbo to join a group of dwarves to reclaim Erebor. Echange, IMAX, Evans, Aiken

HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA (PG): Monsters and their families live it up at Dracula’s resort. Masters

JACK REACHER (PG-13): Ex-Army investigator Jack Reacher takes the case of a former military sniper accused of mass murder. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

LES MISéRABLES (PG-13): Big-screen adaptation of popular musical. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

THE LIFE OF PI (PG): Pi is set adrift with animals after a shipwreck. Exchange, Evans (ends both 1/3)

LINCOLN (PG-13): Lincoln works to unite the country and abolish slavery. Exchange, Evans

MONSTERS, INC (G): Girl visits world of monsters who come from her closet. Exchange, Evans, Aiken (ends 1/3)

THE ODD LIFE OF TIMOTHY GREEN (PG): A young boy emerges from garden. Masters (ends 1/3)

PARENTAL GUIDANCE (PG): Old-school grandparents agree to baby-sit their three grandkids. But 21st century problems arise. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

PITCH PERFECT (PG-13): A group of singers fights to the top of college music competitions. Masters

RISE OF THE GUARDIANS (PG): Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, Sandman and Jack Frost join forces. Exchange, Evans

SKYFALL (PG-13): As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must destroy the threat. Exchange, Evans

TAKEN 2 (PG-13): Retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage. Masters

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 2 (PG-13): The Cullens seek help to protect their family. Exchange, Evans (ends 1/3)

THIS IS 40 (R): Couple must learn to enjoy their lives – before they kill each other. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

WRECK-IT RALPH (PG): Arcade-game character is tired of always being the “bad guy”. Exchange

See a show

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

CLOSED FOR SEASON – Monetta Drive-In: Monetta, S.C., (803) 685-7949,

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