Dollar Movie

Thursday
April 21

V for Vendetta
7:30 10 12:30
Who is V? Is he a terrorist working to destroy society and order, or is he a freedom fighter working to start the revolution that is the only hope for the people of England? V for Vendetta, directed by James McTeigue, is set in London in a future dystopian community. Evey, played by Natalie Portman, is a young employee at the government-managed British Television Network who, through a random encounter with the masked vigilante V, becomes a wanted criminal. Evey is forced to choose between living a normal life in totalitarian London, or joining forces with her Guy Fawkes-masked friend V to change the world.

Friday
April 22

Green Hornet
8 10 12
The Green Hornet is a superhero action-comedy film that was released in January 2011. The film is based off of the character, The Green Hornet, who originated in the 1930s. The Green Hornet starred in comic books, movie serials, television shows, and radio programs. The movie stars Seth Rogen, who also co-wrote the screenplay, as Britt Reid, the 28-year-old publisher of a Los Angeles newspaper. When Britt's father is found dead from an allergic reaction to a bee sting, Britt and his friend Kato decide to pose as criminals in order to infiltrate the crime world and bring peace to the world. The film earned a 45 percent approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Saturday
April 23

Red
8 10 12
The action comedy, loosely inspired by the three-issue comic book series of the same name, stars Bruce Willis as Frank Moses, a former CIA agent living in retirement. Frank's peace at home is interrupted when he is attacked by a squad of assassins in the night. Frank soon finds that he is being hunted, along with several others who participated in a secret mission in Guatemala in 1981 and who are being killed off one by one in order to silence them. The film was extremely successful, having grossed $186 million worldwide. Summit Entertainment confirmed that writers are working on a sequel to the film, which they expect will surpass the original film financially.

Sunday
April 24

TBA
7:30 10 12:30
It's that much anticipated time of the year, ladies and gentlemen: It's the time of the year where students and community members alike gather together in the University Center to celebrate freedom of speech and expression. TBA is a semesterly event in which the Activities Board substitutes a dollar movie showing to screen an adult film. Although the showing has received much criticism over the past couple of years, the event has become a celebrated and anticipated occasion for the student community. If you find yourself free of homework and in need of some comedic relief, why not gather some friends together and head down to TBA? After all, nothing tickles the funny bone quite like watching naked people "do it."