Night at the Movies

The character Arrietty, voiced by Bridgit Mender, is shown in a scene from the animated feature, "The Secret World of Arrietty," which opens in theaters this Friday.

Opening Feb. 17


GHOST RIDER: SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE 3D (PG-13): While hiding out in Eastern Europe, Johnny Blaze (Nicolas Cage) once again becomes the Ghost Rider to save a boy from Satan. Exchange, Aiken

THE SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETTY (G): A family of miniature people find their existence threatened because of a forbidden friendship in this adaptation of Mary Norton’s children’s book The Borrowers. Exchange

THIS MEANS WAR (PG-13): Comedy where two CIA spies (Chris Pine, Tom Hardy) put their friendship to the test by competing for the affections of a woman (Reese Witherspoon). Exchange, Evans, Aiken


THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN (PG): Adaptation of Herge’s Tintin comic strip. Masters (opens 2/17)

ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIPWRECKED (G): The Chip­munks and Dave take a cruise. Exchange

ARTHUR CHRISTMAS (PG): Santa’s mischievous son saves Christmas. Masters (opens 2/17)

BEAUTY & THE BEAST 3D (G): 3D remake of Disney classic. Exchange

BIG MIRACLE (NR): A Greenpeace volunteer and a reporter work to save grey whales. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

CHRONICLE (PG-13): Strange substance gives teens power, but reveals their darker sides. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

CONTRABAND (R): A former smuggler helps settle a debt. Exchange

DARKEST HOUR (PG-13): Aliens attack. Masters (opens 2/17)

THE DESCENDANTS (R): George Clooney stars as man dealing with tragedy. Exchange, Evans

THE GREY (R): Liam Neeson leads roughnecks in the Alaskan wilderness. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

HAPPY FEET TWO (PG): Penguins Mumble and Gloria in sequel. Masters

HUGO (PG): Adaptation of Brian Selznick’s novel about a boy who lives in a train station. Exchange

THE IRON LADY (PG-13): Meryl Streep portrays English prime minister Margaret Thatcher. Exchange, Evans

JACK AND JILL (PG): Ad executive Jack (Adam Sandler) dreads his twin sister Jill’s annual visit. Masters

JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND (PG): Sean Ander­son (Josh Hutcher­son) and stepfather (Dwayne Johnson) go on quest to South Pacific. Exchange, IMAX, Evans, Aiken

JOYFUL NOISE (PG-13): Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah in a tale of a choir determined to win. Exchange, Evans

MAN ON A LEDGE (PG-13): A hostage negotiator tries to talk down ex-cop. Exchange, Evans

THE MUPPETS (PG): Muppets unite to save Muppet Theater. Masters

NEW YEAR’S EVE (PG-13): Love, hope and forgiveness in New York City. Masters

ONE FOR THE MONEY (PG-13): Recent divorcee (Katherine Heigl) must investigate a cop who once broke her heart. Exchange, Evans

PUSS IN BOOTS (PG): Antonio Ban­deras reprises Shrek role. Masters

REAL STEEL (PG-13): A washed-up fighter helps train a contender. Masters

RED TAILS (PG-13): True story of Tuskegee Airmen, the black fighter pilots who helped reclaim skies over Europe in World War II. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

SAFE HOUSE (R): Rookie CIA operative goes on the run with a former intelligence officer after a South African safe house comes under attack. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS (PG-13): Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) and Watson (Jude Law) chase Moriarty. Masters (opens 2/17)

THE SITTER (R): A college student is coaxed into babysitting. Masters

STAR WARS: EPISODE I – THE PHANTOM MENACE 3D (PG): A young Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) and his Jedi tutor Qui-Gon Jinn (Liam Neeson) must step in when all routes are cut off to the planet Naboo. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

TOWER HEIST (PG-13): Workers plot to steal back their pensions. Masters

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 1 (PG-13): Love story between Bella and Edward ends. Masters

UNDERWORLD AWAKENING (R): Vampire warrior Selene (Kate Beckinsale) seems powerless against a genetically enhanced lycan. Exchange, Evans

THE VOW (PG-13): A newlywed couple recovers from a car accident that puts the wife in a coma. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

WE BOUGHT A ZOO (PG): Widower (Matt Damon) and children help renovate a wildlife park. Masters

THE WOMAN IN BLACK (PG-13): A lawyer travels to a village and encounters a vengeful ghost; Daniel Radcliffe. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

YOUNG ADULT (R): Writer relives glory days. Masters (opens 2/17)


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