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Unforgettable

Unforgettable

Directed by Denise Di Novi. Starring Rosario Dawson, Katherine Heigl, Geoff Stults, Isabella Kai Rice, Whitney Cummings, Alex Quijano, Cheryl Ladd. (2017, R, 100 min.)

REVIEWED By Kimberley Jones, Fri., April 21, 2017

What this otherwise, yes, forgettable addition to the film canon of obsessive lady psychos brings to the table is a nod to shifting family dynamics. In past films, the villain is always an interloper – conniving stepmother (Blancanieves), scorned mistress (Fatal Attraction, Obsessed), diabolical nanny (The Hand That Rocks the Cradle). Unhinged women, all, trying to worm their way into the family unit. In Unforgettable, it’s wife No. 1 who’s completely cuckoo and, refreshingly, it’s the soon-to-be second wife and new stepmother playing the heroine.

Even better, that heroine is played by Rosario Dawson, a terrific, tangy actress who narrows her eyes better than anybody in the biz. After a bracing debut in 1995’s Kids, she’s overdue for another breakout role by about two decades. Unforgettable isn’t going to do the trick – for her or for Katherine Heigl. The latter tosses all those Heigl haters a bone by leaning into the public perception of her as icy and difficult by playing a perfectionist ex-wife with murderous designs to get her husband back. But the film’s structure does the suspense-building no favors. By opening near the climax then jogging back to six months prior, the story dawdles along; you keep wondering when Heigl’s character is going to well and truly open the can of crazy. The film gets there eventually, but one wishes it weren’t so timid about embracing the inherent schlockiness of the genre.

Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline

14028 U.S. Hwy. 183 N.  512/861-7070

drafthouse.com/austin/theater/lakeline

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11:50am, 2:40, 5:45, 8:35, 11:10

Barton Creek Square (AMC)

2901 South Capital of Texas Hwy  512/306-1991

www.amctheatres.com

Matinee discounts available before 4pm daily. Bring Your Baby matinees the first Tuesday of every month.

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CC/DVS: 12:30, 3:10, 5:45, 8:20

Cinemark Round Rock

4401 N. I-35, Round Rock  800/326-3264

Cost for 3-D shows is regular ticket price plus a $3.50 premium. Call theatre for complete March 26-28 showtimes.

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digital: 11:50am, 2:30, 5:10, 7:55, 10:35

Cinemark Southpark Meadows

9900 S. I-35  800/326-3264

Cost for 3-D shows is regular ticket price plus a $3.50 premium.

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City Lights Theatre

420 Wolf Ranch Parkway, Georgetown  512/868-9922

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EVO Entertainment

3200 Kyle Crossing, Kyle  512/523-9009

www.evo-entertainment.com

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Flix Brewhouse

2200 S. I-35, Round Rock  512/244-3549

www.flixbrewhouse.com/round-rock

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Reserved Seating: 11:45am, 2:30, 5:15

Galaxy Highland 10

6700 Middle Fiskville  512/467-7305

www.galaxytheatres.com

No one under 18 will be allowed in the theatre on Friday or Saturday after 7pm without an adult.

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Gateway Theatre

9700 Stonelake  512/416-5700

Discounts daily before 6pm. Cost for 3-D shows is regular ticket price plus a $3.50 premium.

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iPic Theaters Austin

3225 Amy Donovan Plaza  512/568-3400

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Metropolitan

901 Little Texas  512/447-0101

Discounts daily before 6pm. Cost for 3-D shows is regular ticket price plus a $3.50 premium.

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Moviehouse & Eatery

8300 N. FM 620, Bldg. B  512/501-3520

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ShowBiz Cinemas 8 Marble Falls

2600 Hwy 281 North, Marble Falls

Call theatre for August 22-23 showtimes.

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Starplex 12 San Marcos

1250 Wonder World Drive, San Marcos  512/805-8000

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Tinseltown North

N. I-35 & FM 1825, Pflugerville  512/989-8535

Cost for 3-D and XD shows is regular ticket price plus a premium.

FRI APR 28

digital: 11:45am, 2:25, 5:05, 7:45, 10:35

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WED MAY 03

digital: 11:45am, 2:25, 5:05, 7:45, 10:35

Westgate 11

4477 S. Lamar Blvd  512/899-2717

Discounts daily before 6pm. Cost for 3-D shows is regular ticket price plus a $3.50 premium.

FRI APR 28

CC/DVS: 10:45am, 1:10, 3:45, 6:10, 8:35, 11:20

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CC/DVS: 10:45am, 1:10, 3:45, 6:10, 8:35

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CC/DVS: 10:45am, 1:10, 3:45, 6:10, 8:35

WED MAY 03

CC/DVS: 10:45am, 1:10, 3:45, 6:10, 8:35

THU MAY 04

CC/DVS: 10:00am, 12:25, 2:50
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