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The character China Girl, voiced by Joey King, and James Franco, as Oz, perform in Oz the Great and Powerful, which opens this week.  DISNEY ENTERPRISES/ASSOCIATED PRESS
DISNEY ENTERPRISES/ASSOCIATED PRESS
The character China Girl, voiced by Joey King, and James Franco, as Oz, perform in Oz the Great and Powerful, which opens this week.

OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFUL (PG): The story of how a small-time circus magician from Kansas becomes the wizard of Oz. Exchange, IMAX, Evans, Aiken

DEAD MAN DOWN (R): Two strangers’ mutual desire for revenge unravels in an escalating trail of violence. Exchange, Evans

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21 AND OVER (R): A promising student celebrates his 21st birthday with his best friends. Exchange, Evans

ARGO (R): Extractors pose as a film crew to rescue hostages. Evans

BEAUTIFUL CREATURES (PG-13): A couple uncover dark secrets. Exchange, Evans (ends 3/7)

BULLET TO THE HEAD (R): A cop and a hit man fight a common enemy. Masters (ends 3/7)

DARK SKIES (PG-13): A couple witness disturbing events involving their family. Exchange, Evans, Aiken (ends 3/7)

DJANGO UNCHAINED (R): Freed slave helps a bounty hunter. Exchange (ends 3/7)

ESCAPE FROM PLANET EARTH (PG): Scorch Supernova is caught in a trap set by an evil enemy. Exchange, Evans, Aiken (ends 3/7)

GANGSTER SQUAD (R): LAPD tries to stop a mob king. Masters (ends 3/7)

THE GUILT TRIP (PG-13): An inventor and his mom hit the road. Masters (ends 3/7)

HANSEL AND GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS (R): Hansel and Gretel grow up to be vigilantes. Exchange (ends 3/7)

A HAUNTED HOUSE (R): Spoof of Paranormal Activity. Masters (ends 3/7)

THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY (PG-13): Gandalf convinces Bilbo to help reclaim Erebor. Masters (starts 3/8)

IDENTITY THIEF (R): Melissa McCarthy steals Jason Bateman’s identity. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

JACK REACHER (PG-13): Jack Reacher takes the case of a former military sniper accused of mass murder. Masters

JACK THE GIANT SLAYER (PG-13): The war between humans and giants is reignited when Jack opens a gateway between the worlds. Exchange, IMAX, Evans, Aiken

THE LAST EXORCISM PART 2 (PG-13): The evil force that possessed Nell Sweetzer returns. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

THE LAST STAND (R): Arnold Schwarzenegger helps stop a drug kingpin. Masters (ends 3/7)

THE LIFE OF PI (PG): Pi is set adrift with several animals in the Pacific Ocean. Masters (starts 3/8)

LINCOLN (PG-13): Lincoln works to unite the country and abolish slavery. Evans (ends 3/7)

THE LOST MEDALLION (PG): Daniel Anderson visits a foster home and is roped into telling the kids a story about Billy Stone and Allie, two teenage friends, who uncover a long-lost medallion and then wish themselves back in time. Exchange

MAMA (PG-13): Sisters are found after five years of living alone in the woods. Exchange (ends 3/7)

THE MASTER (R): A troubled drifter adheres to the teachings of the leader of a religious movement. Masters (starts 3/8)

PARENTAL GUIDANCE (PG): Old-school grandparents meet 21st century prenting problems. Masters (starts 3/8)

PHANTOM (R): The captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Exchange (ends 3/7), Evans

QUARTET (PG-13): Once-popular opera diva creates a stir at a home for retired performers. Exchange, Evans

RISE OF THE GUARDIANS (PG): Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, the Sandman and Jack Frost battle evil. Masters

SAFE HAVEN (PG-13): Film based on Nicolas Sparks novel. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK (R): Bradley Cooper works to rebuild his life. Exchange

SNITCH (PG-13): An accused man’s father makes a deal to infiltrate a drug cartel. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 2 (PG-13): Cullens and friends fight Volturi. Masters

WARM BODIES (PG-13): A zombie forms a loving relationship with a human. Exchange, Evans (ends both 3/7)

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

ZERO DARK THIRTY (R): The story of the U.S. SEAL team’s killing of Osama bin Laden. Masters (starts 3/8)

Theaters

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


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