Movies showing in Eagle County
January 19, 2012
“EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE”Oskar is convinced that his father (Hanks), who died in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, has left a final message for him hidden somewhere in the city. Feeling disconnected from his grieving mother (Bullock) and driven by a relentlessly active mind that refuses to believe in things that can’t be observed, Oskar begins searching New York City for the lock that fits a mysterious key he found in his father’s closet. His journey through the five boroughs takes him beyond his own loss to a greater understanding of the observable world around him. (2:15) PG-13.”THE DEVIL INSIDE”In 1989, emergency responders received a 911 call from Maria Rossi (Suzan Crowley) confessing that she had brutally killed three people. Twenty years later, her daughter Isabella (Fernanda Andrade) seeks to understand the truth about what happened that night. (1:35) R.”MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: GHOST PROTOCOL”Blamed for the terrorist bombing of the Kremlin, IMF operative Ethan Hunt is disavowed along with the rest of the agency when the president initiates “Ghost Protocol.” Left without any resources or backup, Ethan must find a way to clear his agency’s name and prevent another attack. Tom Cruise returns in the starring role as Ethan Hunt. (2:20) PG-13. “WE BOUGHT A ZOO”This holiday season, filmmaker Cameron Crowe (“Jerry Maguire,” “Almost Famous”) directs a true story about a single dad who decides his family needs a fresh start, so he and his two children move to the most unlikely of places: a zoo. (2:15) PG.”CONTRABAND”Mark Wahlberg leads the cast of “Contraband,” a fast-paced thriller about a man trying to stay out of a world he works so hard to leave behind and the family he’ll do anything to protect. (2:00) R.
“HUGO””Hugo” tells the story of an orphan boy living a secret life in the walls of a Paris train station. With the help of an eccentric girl, he searches for the answer to a mystery linking the father he recently lost, the ill-tempered toy shop owner living below him and a heart-shaped lock, seemingly without a key. (2:15) PG.”WAR HORSE”Set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War, “War Horse” begins with the remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets – British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter – before the story reaches its emotional climax in the heart of No Man’s Land. (2:35) PG-13.”HAYWIRE”Mixed martial arts star Gina Carano (“American Gladiators”) makes her feature film debut, starring and performing her own high-adrenaline stunts. In “Haywire,” an electrifying tale of espionage and betrayal, a female covert ops specialist (Carano), who works in the deadly world of international operatives, strikes back after discovering she’s been double-crossed by someone close to her in the agency. (1:40) R.