The Projector: Movies opening Friday, May 6 


I AM--Nonfiction film that poses the universal questions of "What's wrong with our world, and what can we do to make it better?" by filmmaker Tom Shadyac. (NR) Flicks

Jumping the Broom--Angela Bassett and Paula Patton star in this classic tale of an uptown girl who falls in love with a boy from the other side of the tracks. (PG-13) Edwards 22

Something Borrowed--Attention-grabber Darcy (Kate Hudson) and good-girl Rachel (Ginnifer Goodwin) have been best friends forever, but can their friendship endure when Darcy gets engaged to Rachel's secret dream man? (PG-13) Edwards 9, Edwards 22

Thor 3D--Thor has been stripped of his powers and banished to Earth but faces the most dangerous threat of his life in this movie starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman and Anthony Hopkins. (PG-13) Edwards 9, Edwards 22


A Powerful Noise--Three very different people all face similar struggles in their efforts to change their worlds. Visit for more info. Tuesday, May 10, 6-9 p.m. $15. The Flicks, 646 Fulton St., 208-342-4222,

Birmingham Royal Ballet--David Bintley's version of the fairytale classic Cinderella for the Birmingham Royal Ballet's 20th anniversary. Sunday, May 8, 2:30-5 p.m. $9. Flicks, 646 Fulton St., Boise, 208-342-4222,

I Am Q&A--Meet Tom Shadyac, world-renowned director, writer and producer, after the 7 p.m. screening of his movie I Am. Friday, May 6, 7 p.m. $30. The Flicks, 646 Fulton St., Boise, 208-342-4222,

The General--Professional organist Clark Wilson will accompany the classic silent film. Proceeds benefit Julia Davis Park restoration. Tickets are available from members of the Capital City Kiwanis and also at the Egyptian Theatre box office. Tuesday, May 10, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. $8-$15. Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise, 208-345-0454,

Three of a Kind Film Screening--Email to reserve a seat for this thriller made in Boise. Wednesday, May 4, 7 p.m. FREE. Northgate Reel Theatre, 6950 W. State St., Boise, 208-377-2620, :

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I Am, Jumping the Broom, Something Borrowed, and Thor are not showing in any theaters in the area.

Something Borrowed
Rated PG-13 · 112 minutes · 2011
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Director: Luke Greenfield
Producer: Hilary Swank, Molly Smith, Broderick Johnson, Andrew A. Kosove, Aaron Lubin, Pamela Murphy and Ellen H. Schwartz
Cast: Ginnifer Goodwin, Kate Hudson, Colin Egglesfield, John Krasinski, Steve Howey, Ashley Williams, Geoff Pierson, Jill Eikenberry, Jonathan Epstein, Leia Thompson, Sarah Baldwin and Mark La Mura
Jumping the Broom
Rated PG-13 · 108 minutes · 2011
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Director: Salim Akil
Producer: T.D. Jakes, Curtis Wallace, Tracey E. Edmonds, Elizabeth Hunter, Glendon Palmer and Michael Mahoney
Cast: Angela Bassett, Paula Patton, Laz Alonso, Loretta Devine, Meagan Good, Tasha Smith, Julie Bowen, DeRay Davis, Valarie Pettiford, Mike Epps, Pooch Hall, Romeo Miller, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Gary Dourdan, T.D. Jakes and El DeBarge
I Am
Rated NR · 76 minutes · 2011
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Director: Tom Shadyac
Producer: Dagan Handy
Thor 3D
Rated PG-13 · 113 minutes · 2011
Official Site:
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Producer: Kevin Feige, Alan Fine, Stan Lee, David Maisel, Patricia Whitcher and Louis D'Esposito
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan SkarsgÄrd, Colm Feore, Ray Stevenson, Idris Elba, Kat Dennings, Rene Russo, Clark Gregg, Jaimie Alexander, Tadanobu Asano and Joshua Dallas

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