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    Page 6 The Skanner June 15, 2016
Arts & Entertainment
Kam’s Kapsules: A Look at Movies Opening Friday, June 17, 2016
BIG BUDGET FILMS
Central
Intelligence
(PG-13 for violence, sex-
uality, nudity, crude hu-
mor and brief profanity)
Unlikely-buddies come-
dy about a nerdy accoun-
tant (Kevin Hart) who is
lured into the world of
international espionage
by a childhood friend-
turned-crack CIA agent
(Dwayne Johnson). With
Amy Ryan, Danielle Ni-
colet and Aaron Paul.
Kam
Williams
Kam’s
Kapsules
Movie
Reviews
bert Brooks, Idris Elba,
Kate McKinnon, Albert
Brooks, Bill Hader, Ed
O’Neill, Eugene Levy and
Diane Keaton.
‘My Love, Don’t Cross That River’
Finding Dory (PG for
mild mature themes)
Ellen DeGeneres plays
the title role in this ani-
mated sequel to Finding
Nemo which i nds the
forgetful i sh embarking
on an epic journey to
i nd her long-lost family.
Voice cast includes Al-
INDEPENDENT &
FOREIGN FILMS
Argentina (Unrated)
Folklore documentary
exploring the heart of
the Argentine culture,
including the nation’s
dance and musical her-
itage. (In Spanish with
subtitles)
Cosmos (Unrated) The
late Andrzej Zulawski’s
i nal i lm, an adaptation
of Witold Gombrowicz’s
novel of the same name,
reinterpreted as an ex-
ploration of desire at a
rural retreat by a law
school dropout (Jona-
than Genet), his unem-
ployed friend (Johan
Libereau) and the newly-
wed daughter (Victoria
Guerra) of the owner (Sa-
bine Azema) of the guest-
house. With Clemen-
tine Pons, Jean-Francois
Balmer and Andy Gillet.
(In French with subtitles)
The Last King (Unrat-
ed) Costume drama, set
in Norway in 1206, re-
volving around how the
birth of the monarch’s
(Benjamin Helstad) ille-
gitimate son touched of
a civil war which altered
the country’s course of
history. With Anders
Dahlberg, Asmund Bre-
de Elke and Elg Elgesem.
(In Norwegian with sub-
titles)
My Love, Don’t Cross
That River (Unrated)
Tale of undying love
about 100 year-olds Jo
and Gye-Yeoi Kang, a Ko-
2017
THE SKANNER
FOUNDATION
SCHOLARSHIPS
APPLICATIONS
ARE OPEN
2017 The Skanner Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadline: October 31, 2016
For more information and to download
The Skanner Foundation scholarship application, go to
www.theskanner.com/foundation/scholarship
Scholarships will be awarded at the 31st Annual Martin Luther
King, Jr. Breakfast on January 16, 2017.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
• Undergraduate student or high school • Plans to att end school for entire academic
student transitioning to college
year, beginning in fall, 12 credits per quarter
• Minimum grade point average of 2.5
• 20 hours of active community service within
• Att ending a post secondary, accredited past 12-months with certifi ed documentation
institution or planning to att end
• Leadership involvement
F oundation
‘Finding Dory’
rean couple that’s been
happily married for 76
years and counting. (In
Korean with subtitles)
No Stranger than Love
(R for profanity) Ro-
mantic comedy about
a married man (Colin
Hanks) who mysterious-
ly disappears into a hole
in his mistress’ (Alison
Brie) living room l oor
when she tells him she
loves him. With Justin
Chatwin, Mark Forward,
Lisa Berry and Christo-
pher Cordell.
Raiders! The Story of
the Greatest Fan Film
Ever Made (Unrated)
“The Making of ” docu-
mentary revisiting a cou-
ple of Mississippi adoles-
cents’ seven-year ef ort
to remake their favorite
i lm: Raiders of the Lost
Ark.
Seoul Searching (Un-
rated) Fact-based com-
ing-of-age dramedy, set
in the Eighties, recount-
ing how the Korean gov-
ernment created special
summer camps where
foreign-born kids from
mixed
backgrounds
might learn about their
roots. Co-starring Jessika
Van, Justin Chon and Teo
Yoo. (In Korean, English
and German with subti-
tles)
Tickled (R for profan-
ity) Journalistic doc-
umentary
revolving
around reporter David
Farrier’s
hard-hitting
investigation into L.A.’s
little-known world of
competitive tickling.
FILM REVIEW: Tomboy-Turned-Dancer
Seeks Acceptance in ‘The Fits
By Kam Williams
For The Skanner
News
T
oni (Royalty
Hightower) is
an 11 year-old
girl growing
up in the rough
projects of in-
ner-city Cincinnati.
The prepubescent
adolescent keeps
out of trouble by
Kam calls Royalty Hightower’s performance in ‘The Fits’ “inspired”
hanging out at the
local
recreation
mostly out of admiration for Jermaine,
center with her big brother, Jermaine an amateur champion.
(Da’Sean Minor) and his BFF, Donte
Everything changes the week Toni de-
(Antonio A.B. Grant, Jr.). Trouble is, cides to join the girls’ dance team that
Toni has developed a reputation as a also practices in the gym. Since she is
tomboy because she’s spent so much
time training to be become a boxer,
See FILM on page 7
SHOWTIMES
Keanu (R)
Fri - Thu: 5:00, 9:20
The Meddler (PG-13)
Fri: 2:15, 6:45
Sat: 2:15
Sun - Wed: 2:15, 6:45
Green Room (R)
Fri - Thu: 9:45
Eye in the Sky (R)
Fri - Thu: 2:35, 7:20
The Week of
Friday, June 17 through
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Hello, My Name is Doris (R)
Fri - Thu: 12:20, 7:05
Zooptopia (PG)
Fri - Thu: 11:05, 1:35, 4:35
Back to the Future (PG)
Fri - Thu: 11:40, 4:05, 9:10
$4.00 adults, $3.00 senior citizens (65+)
$3.00 for kids (12 & under)
7818 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97215
503-252-1707 AcademyTheaterPdx.com
Babysitting: Available for children 2 to 8 years old. Fri: shows after 3:30pm and before 8:00pm. Sat - Sun: all
shows before 8:00pm. $9.50 per child for the length of the movie. Call to reserve a spot, no drop ins.