The Projector: Movies opening Friday, Aug. 19 


Movies for a Cause: Mama Mia--Spread out a blanket on the lawn and watch a movie in the park. Proceeds benefit Hope’s Door. Friday, Aug. 19, 7 p.m. FREE. Caldwell Memorial Park, Kimball and Grant, Caldwell.

Movies for a Cause: The Princess Bride--Bring a picnic and a blanket to sprawl out on and watch a movie under the stars. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the movie begins at dusk. Proceeds benefit the Holland and Hart Foundation. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 6 p.m. $3 members, $5 nonmembers. Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, 208-343-8649,

Movies Under the Stars--Bring the family to the park for an evening of games, crafts and family friendly entertainment. Bring snacks, a blanket or low-backed camp chairs, but leave pets at home. The movie this month is Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Trader, rated PG. Saturday, Aug. 20, 7:30 p.m. FREE. Gene Harris Bandshell, 700 S. Capitol Blvd., in Julia Davis Park,


Conan the Barbarian--He’s no Arnold Schwarzenegger but Jason Momoa is still a bad ass in the role of Conan the Cimmerian. After the murder of his father and the demolition of his village, Conan crosses the continent of Hyboria, seeking revenge. Also stars Stephen Lang (Avatar), Rachel Nichols (Star Trek 2009) and Ron Perlman (Sons of Anarchy) Edwards 9, Edwards 22 (R)

Fright Night--Teenager Charley Brewster (Anton Yelchin) suspects his neighbor Jerry (Colin Ferrell) is a vampire. To end the string of murders, the kid seeks help from a self-proclaimed vampire killer (David Tennant). This is a remake of the 1985 classic that starred William Ragsdale, Chris Sarandon and Roddy McDowall. Edwards 9, Edwards 22 (R)

One Day--Em (Anne Hathaway) and Dexter (Jim Sturgess) meet the night of their college graduation and are permitted to see where they are and who they are with on the same day every year for decades. Flicks (PG-13)

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World--A retired spy (Jessica Alba) must return to work to stop the Timekeeper (Jeremy Piven) from taking over the world and invites her step-children to help in the chase. Edwards 9, Edwards 22 (PG)

Tabloid--This documentary looks at the controversial 1970s story involving Joyce McKinney, a former Miss Wyoming, and her alleged stalking and abduction of a Mormon missionary in England. Read our review here. Flicks (NR)

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Conan the Barbarian, Fright Night, One Day, Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World, and Tabloid are not showing in any theaters in the area.

Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World
Rated NR · 2011
Director: Robert Rodriguez
Writer: Robert Rodriguez
Producer: Robert Rodriguez and Elizabeth Avellan
Cast: Jessica Alba, Jeremy Piven, Joel McHale, Rowan Blanchard, Mason Cook, Antonio Banderas, Danny Trejo and Alexa Vega
Fright Night
Rated NR · 2011
Director: Craig Gillespie
Writer: Tom Holland and Marti Noxon
Cast: Colin Farrell, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Anton Yelchin, David Tennant, Toni Collette, Imogen Poots and Asim Ahmad
One Day
Rated PG-13 · 2011
Official Site:
Director: Lone Scherfig
Writer: David Nicholls
Producer: Nina Jacobson
Cast: Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess and Romola Garai
Conan the Barbarian
Rated NR · 2011
Official Site:
Director: Marcus Nispel
Writer: Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer
Cast: Rose McGowan, Ron Perlman, Rachel Nichols, Jason Momoa, Stephen Lang, Saïd Taghmaoui, Leo Howard, Bob Sapp, Katarzyna Wolejnio and Nonso Anozie
Rated NR · 81 min. · 2011
Director: Errol Morris

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