Rated PG-13, 100 min. Directed by Emile Ardolino. Starring Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jack Weston, Cynthia Rhodes and Jerry Orbach.
Blue Starlite Drive-In: Valentine's Week: In this beloved but corny fairy tale, a Jewish princess emerges from her protective isolation and, naturally, falls for a boy who spells "big trouble." But 'neath its candy-coated shell are several solid grains of truth – not to mention some fab choreography, a solid-gold title, and a couple of pristine examples (in Swayze and Grey) of what is meant by the term "career-making performance." Read a full review of Dirty Dancing.
Rated PG, 98 min. Directed by Rob Reiner. Starring Cary Elwes, Billy Crystal, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, André the Giant, Fred Savage, Robin Wright Penn, Peter Falk, Peter Cook, Mel Smith and Carol Kane.
Valentine's at the Drive-In: Rarely does a week go by in this city that this much beloved film doesn't screen somewhere.
Not rated, 44 min. Directed by Mike Slee. Starring Gordon Pinsent and Patricia Phillips.
The life cycle of a monarch butterfly and its long-distance migration from Canada to Central Mexico is captured in this 3-D nature documentary that also focuses on the decades of fieldwork conducted by Canadian scientist Fred Urquhart.