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A typical teen is recruited by a secret CIA program to pose as a prep school student and discover what an evil organization is plotting.
Frankie Muniz, Hilary Duff and Andrew Francis star. Rated PG, it is playing at the Northstar Cinema. (1:50)
Smoke, the undisputed "King of Cali" in the world of underground motorcycle clubs' dominance, is about to be threatened by a young motorcycle racing prodigy determined to win his helmet and earn the coveted title.
Laurence Fishburne, Derek Luke and Tyson Beckford star. Rated PG-13, it is playing at the Joplin Cinema 6. (2:00)
Bringing Down the House
When a lonely guy meets a woman on the Internet who happens to be in prison, she breaks out to be with him, and proceeds to wreak havoc on his middle-class life.
Steve Martin, Queen Latifah and Eugene Levy star. Rated PG-13, it is playing at the Northstar Cinema. (1:55)
The long-awaited film version of the Broadway hit set in the roaring '20s is about a Chicago chorus girl, Roxie Hart, who shoots her unfaithful lover and while serving time in jail, becomes the most famous murderess in town.
Renee Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Richard Gere star. Rated PG-13, it is playing at the Northstar Cinema. (2:05)
Cradle 2 The Grave
When an international criminal kidnaps the daughter of a gang leader as part of a diamond heist, it causes police to engage in an intensive search aided by the father's gangsters.
DMX, Jet Li and Mark Dacascos star. Rated R, it is playing at the Northstar Cinema. (1:50)
Lawyer by day and Daredevil by night, the popular Marvel Comics character Matt Murdock is driven to fight crime after his father is killed by petty criminals for refusing to take a dive. Blind because of a childhood accident, his senses of hearing, touch, taste and smell compensate for his lack of vision.
Ben Affleck, Michael Clarke Duncan and Jennifer Garner star. Rated PG-13, it is playing at the Northstar Cinema. (1:55)
Gods and Generals
A sweeping epic charting the early years of the Civil War and how the campaigns unfolded from Manassas to the Battle of Fredericksburg, this prequel to the film "Gettysburg" explores the motivations of the combatants and examines the lives of those who waited at home.
Jeff Daniels, Stephen Lang and Robert Duvall star. Rated PG-13, it is playing at the Northstar Cinema. (4:00)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
The follow-up to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone finds young Potter and his friends facing new challenges during their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, as they try to discover a dark force that is terrorizing the school.
Daniel Radcliffe, Kenneth Branagh and John Cleese star. Rated PG, it is playing at the Joplin Cinema 6. (2:50)
How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days
A regular ladies' man bets his friends that he can stay in a relationship for more than 10 days. Unfortunately, he picks a girl that just happens to try to get rid of him almost immediately.
Matthew McConaughey, Kate Hudson and Adam Goldberg star. Rated PG-13, it is playing at the Northstar Cinema. (2:10)
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CARTHAGE, MO - Marian Virginia Sloniker, 83, a former Sarcoxie Golf Course employee, passed away Saturday, January 8, 2022. Private services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home, Carthage.
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