The following minireviews are written by Times Critics for movies showing this weekend at theaters in the Tampa Bay area. Consult Movie Times for theaters and showtimes.
NEW THIS WEEK
The Devil and Daniel Johnston A
(PG-13) (110 min.) The unlikely rise and crushing downfall of a manic-depressive folk-rock musician makes a terrific documentary. Profanity, drug abuse, mature themes of psychosis. - Tampa Theatre
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest A-
(PG-13) (150 min.) Capt. Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) battles sea monsters and sobriety in a sequel equal to The Curse of the Black Pearl. Intense action violence and scary images, rum abuse. - Britton Cinema 8, Channelside 9, Muvico Centro Ybor 20, Muvico Centro Ybor Premier, Muvico Starlight 20, Sunrise Cinemas, Tampa Pitcher Show, Tri-City 8, Woodlands Square 20, Muvico Palm Harbor 10, Baywalk 20, Joy-Lan Drive In, Cinema 10, Zota Beacon 10, Royal Palm 20
(PG) (88 min.) The enticement and design of crossword puzzles is explored in an interesting documentary featuring Tampa resident Merl Reagle and several celebrities. Brief profanity. - Sunrise Cinemas, Burns Court