‘2012,’ ‘Christmas Carol’ now playing in Vail Valley
“A CHRISTMAS CAROL”
Director Robert Zemeckis captures the fantastical essence of the classic Dickens tale with a 3-D twist. With Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Bob Hoskins, Robin Wright Penn, Cary Elwes and Fionnula Flanagan. (1:16) PG.
“THE MEN WHO STARE AT GOATS”
A reporter stumbles across a experimental U.S. military unit that utilized psychic powers and must find its missing founder. With George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Spacey and Jeff Bridges. Screenplay by Peter Straughan, from the book by Jon Ronson. Directed by Grant Heslov. (1:33) R.
“MICHAEL JACKSON’S THIS IS IT”
Participate in The Longevity Project
The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.
Behind-the-scenes footage from Michael Jackson’s last rehearsals in preparation for the series of 50 concerts planned at the O2 Arena in London. (1:55) PG.
“WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE”
Director Spike Jonze brings Maurice Sendak’s classic tale of a child’s adventure to the big screen. (1:34) PG.
Four couples from the Midwest on a tropical getaway must participate in therapy as part of the vacation package. With Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau, Jason Bateman, Kristen Davis and Kristen Bell. (1:47) PG-13.
“A CHRISTMAS CAROL”
An epic adventure about a global cataclysm that brings an end to the world and the heroic struggle of the survivors. With John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt, Thandie Newton, Danny Glover and Woody Harrelson. Written by Roland Emmerich and Harald Kloser. Directed by Emmerich. (2:38) PG-13.
This micro-budget horror flick could be the new “Blair Witch Project,” or so Paramount hopes. Katie and Micah are young, rising middle-class unsophisticates who share a two-story house in a San Diego subdivision. But she’s hearing things and insists she haunted. (1:26) R.
A suburban couple faces a moral dilemma when they receive an anonymous wooden box promising $1 million for pushing a button that will cause the death of another human being. With Cameron Diaz, James Marsden and Frank Langella. Written and directed by Richard Kelly. (1:55) PG-13.
L.A. Times-Washington Post News Service, IMDB