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The Projector: Movies opening Friday, Aug. 19

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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, idahobotanicalgarden.org.

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, cityofboise.org/parks.

OPENING

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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