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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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