‘Alice in Wonderland,’ ‘Bounty Hunter’ now showing in Vail Valley
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“ALICE IN WONDERLAND”
From Walt Disney Pictures and visionary director Tim Burton comes an epic fantasy adventure Alice In Wonderland, a magical and imaginative twist on some of the most beloved stories of all time. Johnny Depp stars as the Mad Hatter and Mia Wasikowska as 19-year-old Alice, who returns to the whimsical world she first encountered as a young girl, reuniting with her childhood friends: the White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Dormouse, the Caterpillar, the Cheshire Cat, and of course, the Mad Hatter. Alice embarks on a fantastical journey to find her true destiny and end the Red Queen’s reign of terror. The all-star cast also includes Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter and Crispin Glover. (1:55) PG.
“THE BOUNTY HUNTER”
Milo Boyd (Gerard Butler), a down-on-his-luck bounty hunter, gets his dream job when he is assigned to track down his bail-jumping ex-wife, reporter Nicole Hurly (Jennifer Aniston). He thinks all that’s ahead is an easy payday, but when Nicole gives him the slip so she can chase a lead on a murder cover-up, Millo realizes that nothing ever goes simply with him and Nicole. The exes continually one-up each other-until they find themselves on the run for their lives. They thought their promise to love, honor and obey was tough – staying alive is going to be a whole lot tougher. (2:00) PG-13.
Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum) re-team for their latest electrifying thriller in Green Zone, a film set in the chaotic early days of the Iraq War when no one could be trusted and every decision could detonate unforeseen consequences. During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller (Damon) and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. (2:00) R.
An aging country music legend (Jeff Bridges) wrestles with his loss of fame at the hands of younger protege. Struggling to make ends meet playing one small gig to the next in the twilight of his career, he finds unlikely inspiration in a small town reporter (Maggie Gyllenhaal) and her young son. Jeff Bridges was nominated for the Best Actor Academy Award. (2:00) R.
A husband and wife in a small Midwestern town find themselves battling for survival as their friends and family descend into madness in The Crazies. A mysterious toxin in the water supply turns everyone exposed to it into mindless killers and the authorities leave the uninfected to their certain doom in this terrifying reinvention of the George Romero horror classic. Directed by Breck Eisner (Sahara), The Crazies is written by Scott Kosar (The Amityville Horror, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre) and Ray Wright (Pulse, Case 39). (1:45) R.
“DIARY OF A WIMPY KID”
Meet the kid who made “wimpy” cool, in a family comedy based on the best-selling illustrated novel “Diary of a Wimpy” Kid by Jeff Kinney, the first in a series that has thus far sold 24 million copies. Diary of a Wimpy Kid chronicles the adventures of wise-cracking middle school student Greg Heffley, who must somehow survive the scariest time of anyone’s life: middle school. (1:40) PG.
“ALICE IN WONDERLAND”
In the futuristic action-thriller Repo Men, humans have extended and improved our lives through highly sophisticated and expensive mechanical organs created by a company called The Union. The dark side of these medical breakthroughs is that if you don’t pay your bill, The Union sends its highly skilled repo men to take back its property… with no concern for your comfort or survival. Jude Law plays Remy, one of the best organ repo men in the business. Remy’s former partner Jake (Forest Whitaker) ends up having to track him down. (2:00) R.
“SHE’S OUT OF MY LEAGUE”
In the comedy “She’s Out of My League,” Kirk (Jay Baruchel, Knocked Up, Tropic Thunder), an average Joe, can’t believe his luck. Though he’s stuck in a seemingly dead-end job as an airport security agent, against all odds, Molly (Alice Eve), a successful and outrageously gorgeous babe, falls for him. Kirk is stunned. So are his friends, his family and even his ex-girlfriend. (1:50) R.