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The Projector: Movies opening Friday, June 18


Movies Under the Stars--Free outdoor screening of The Princess Bride, Rob Reiner’s classic and endlessly quotable 1987 fantasy about a pirate who must rescue his true love from a forced marriage to a total d-bag of a prince. Stars Cary Elwes, Andre the Giant, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin and Christopher Guest. Blankets and low-backed camp chairs recommended. Saturday, June 19, 7 p.m. FREE. Gene Harris Bandshell, 700 S. Capitol Blvd., in Julia Davis Park,

Short Film Night--Screening of Wholphin, a short-film compilation published quarterly by McSweeney’s, and The Swim Team, a narrative short by former Boisean Amber Crosby based on a story by Miranda July. Friday, June 18, 6-9 p.m. FREE. A Novel Adventure, 906 W. Main St., Boise, 208-344-8088.


Jonah Hex--Josh Brolin (No Country for Old Men, Planet Terror, Thrashin’) plays an old-Western bounty hunter whose encounter with death bestows him with a connection to the supernatural as he tracks down a terrorist to clear the warrants on his name. (R) Edwards 9, Edwards 22

Please Give--Two young women care for their elderly grandmother while their neighbors, who have already purchased her apartment, wait for grandma to pass away so they can expand their living space. (R) Flicks

Touching Home--The story of two young men with the dream and the ability to be professional baseball players, but for whom poverty and an alcoholic, homeless father prove to be a serious stumbling blocks. See Review, this page. (PG-13) Flicks

Toy Story 3--The good old toys are back but Andy is all grown up and off to college. The toys are donated and must survive the constant craziness of a daycare center. (G) Edwards 9, Edwards 22, Edwards IMAX 3D