The Projector: Movies opening Friday, Aug. 20 

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

Bad Writing--Documentary about creative writing by Vernon Lott. Post-screening discussion with the director. Saturday, Aug. 21, 12:30 p.m. $6.50. The Flicks, 646 Fulton St., Boise, 208-342-4222, theflicksboise.com.

The Least of These--Documentary about federal detention of illegal immigrant families. The first in a series of screenings sponsored by the ACLU of Idaho. Followed by a discussion. Sunday, Aug. 22, 7 p.m. $11. The Flicks, 646 Fulton St., Boise, 208-342-4222, theflicksboise.com.

Movies Under the Stars--Outdoor screening of Percy Jackson and the Olympians; The Lightning Thief. Blankets and camp chairs recommended. Saturday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m. FREE. Gene Harris Bandshell, 700 S. Capitol Blvd., in Julia Davis Park, Boise, www.cityofboise.org/parks.

The Queen of the Sun--Documentary about the global bee crisis sponsored by the Treasure Valley Food Coalition. Thursday, Aug. 19, 7 p.m. $10. The Flicks, 646 Fulton St., Boise, 208-342-4222, theflicksboise.com.

OPENING

The Girl who Played with Fire--Sequel to The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, in which expert hacker and heroine Lisbeth Salander (Noomi Rapace) is framed for the murder of two journalists as part of a larger conspiracy. In Swedish with English subtitles. Read our review here. (R) Flicks

Lottery Ticket--A young man living in the projects wins $370 million in the lottery, money that his neighbors and friends all have plans for. (PG-13) Edwards 22

Piranha--An underwater tremor releases prehistoric man-eating fish into a lake at a resort. But Richard Dreyfuss, Christopher Lloyd and Jerry O’Connell ain’t going down without a fight. (R) Edwards 9, Edwards 22

Solitary Man--Michael Douglas stars as a disgraced businessman whose appetites prevent him from rebuilding his personal life. (R) Flicks

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Piranha, and The Girl Who Played With Fire (Flickan som lekte med elden) are not showing in any theaters in the area.

The Girl Who Played With Fire (Flickan som lekte med elden)
Rated NR · 129 min. · 2010
Director: Daniel Alfredson
Writer: Jonas Frykberg and Stieg Larsson
Producer: Lone Korslund and Peter Nadermann
Cast: Noomi Rapace, Michael Nyqvist, Lena Endre, Georgi Staykov and Sofia Ledarp
Piranha
Rated R · 89 min. · 2010
Official Site: www.weinsteinco.com/#/film/piranha_3d
Director: Alexandre Aja
Writer: Alexandre Aja
Cast: Jerry O'Connell, Ving Rhames, Elisabeth Shue, Eli Roth and Richard Dreyfuss

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