The Projector: Movies opening Friday, Aug. 12 

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

Aida--Verdi’s opera is performed by Teatro Antico Taormina, starring Isabelle Kabatu. Sunday, Aug. 14, 2:30-5 p.m. $9. The Flicks, 646 Fulton St., Boise, 208-342-4222, theflicksboise.com.

Asian Film Festival--This week features the Chinese film Ip Man 2 (R) on Saturday, Aug. 13, at 3 p.m. Tickets are available at Fujiyama, Sono Bana, Twin Dragon, Idaho Japanese Association and Idaho Chinese Cultural and Business Center. Visit idahojapaneseassociation.org or call 208-860-4536 for more info. See Picks, Page 16. $10. The Flicks, 646 Fulton St., 208-342-4222, theflicksboise.com.

Cable One Movie Night--Watch a flick in the park. The movie this week is Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga Hoole, rated PG. Friday, Aug. 12. FREE, Settlers Park, corner of Meridian and Ustick, Meridian, meridiancity.org/movienight.

RiffTrax Live: Jack the Giant Killer--The stars of Mystery Science Theatre take on the cult classic. The movie is rated PG. See Picks, Page 17. Wednesday, Aug. 17, 6 p.m. $12.50. Edwards Stadium 22 and IMAX, 7701 W. Overland Road, 208-377-9603, regmovies.com.

OPENING

30 Minutes or Less--Jesse Eisenberg and Aziz Ansari star in this fast-paced, comedic story of friendship, bombs and nerves of steel. (R)

Bride Flight--A romantic drama about the lives of three women whose lives are changed when they meet on a flight to Christchurch, New Zealand to meet up with the men in their lives. (R)

Final Destination 5: An IMAX 3D Experience--Apparently, the destination is not final at all, because this franchise keeps going and going and going ... (R)

Glee the 3D Concert Movie--The larger than life television characters are larger than they should ever be allowed to be. (PG)

The Help--Emma Stone, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer star three very different women bound together by a secret writing project that puts them all at risk at a time when societal lines weren’t meant to be crossed. (PG-13)

Project Nim--A documentary that takes a look into the “scientific” experiment between a chimp and its human companions conducted by a professor at Columbia University in the 1970s. Read our review here. (NR)

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Now Playing

30 Minutes or Less, Bride Flight, Final Destination 5, Glee the Concert Movie, Project Nim, and The Help are not showing in any theaters in the area.

30 Minutes or Less
Rated NR · 2011
Director: Ruben Fleischer
Writer: Michael Diliberti and Matthew Sullivan
Cast: Danny McBride and Aziz Ansari
The Help
Rated PG-13 · 2011
Official Site: DreamWorksStudios.com
Director: Tate Taylor
Writer: Tate Taylor and Kathryn Stockett
Producer: Brunson Green, Chris Columbus and Michael Barnathan
Cast: Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Octavia Spencer, Emma Stone, Anna Camp, Mike Vogel, Allison Janney, Sissy Spacek, Jessica Chastain and Chris Lowell
Bride Flight
Rated R · 130 min. · 2011
Official Site: www.brideflightmovie.com
Director: Ben Sombogaart
Writer: Marieke van der Pol
Producer: Hanneke Niens
Cast: Karina Smulders, Waldemar Torenstra, Anna Drijver, Pleuni Touw, Petra Laseur, Elise Schaap, Willeke van Ammelrooy, Rutger Hauer, Walter Bart and Nathalie Brocker
Project Nim
Rated NR · 93 min. · 2011
Director: James Marsh
Cast: Bob Angelini and Bern Cohen
Final Destination 5
Rated NR · 2011
Glee the 3D Concert Movie
Rated PG · 84 minutes · 2011
Official Site: www.gleethe3dconcertmovie.com
Director: Kevin Tancharoen
Producer: Ryan Murphy, Dante Di Loreto, David Nicksay, Ian Brennan and Brad Falchuk
Cast: Dianna Agron, Chris Colfer, Darren Criss, Kevin McHale, Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Heather Morris, Amber Riley, Naya Rivera, Mark Salling, Jenna Ushkowitz, Harry Shum Jr., Chord Overstreet and Ashley Fink
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