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Movies opening Friday, Aug.5

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

Cable One Movie Night--Bring your lawn chairs, snacks (or purchase some there), blankets and the family to watch a flick on an inflatable screen in the park. The movie this week is Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Trader (PG). Friday, Aug. 5. FREE, Settlers Park, corner of Meridian and Ustick roads, Meridian, meridiancity.org/movienight.

Movies for a Cause--Show your support for Special Olympics Idaho by joining others for Raiders of the Lost Ark in the park at dusk. Food vendors will offer up their specialties, with all proceeds benefiting Special Olympics Idaho. Visit moviesforacause.org for more info. Saturday, Aug. 6, 7 p.m. FREE. Camel’s Back Park, 1200 W. Heron St., Boise.

Singin’ In the Rain--Enjoy food from local vendors before the classic film starring Gene Kelly begins at dusk. Monday, Aug. 8, 7 p.m. FREE members, $5 nonmembers. Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise, 208-343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.

OPENING

The Change-Up--Lifelong pals (Jason Bateman and Ryan Reynolds) unwittingly switch lives in a drunken moment and discover that their own lives really aren’t that bad after all. (R) Edwards 9, Edwards 22

Rise of the Planet of the Apes--Will Rodman (James Franco) works to find a cure for Alzheimer’s and ends up with an extraordinarily intelligent chimp who comes to represent a threat to humanity. (PG-13) Edwards 9, Edwards 22

Snow Flower and The Secret Fan--Based on the novel by Lisa See, this film tells the story of the friendship of two girls in 19th century China and their descendants. (PG-13) Flicks

The Trip--Best friends and comic duo Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on a road trip to visit the country’s finest restaurants on assignment for The Observer, the paper where Coogan works. Along the way they find out more about relationships than food. See review, this page. (NR) Flicks

17 Miracles--Producer T.C. Christensen tells the story of Mormon pioneers who travel across the country to start a new life. (NR) Edwards 22

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