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“HOT TUB TIME MACHINE”
Cast: John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke, Chevy Chase, Lizzy Caplan
Hot Tub Time Machine follows a group of best friends who’ve become frustrated with their adult lives: Adam (John Cusack) has been dumped by his girlfriend; Lou (Rob Corddry) is a party guy who can’t find the party; Nick’s (Craig Robinson) wife controls his every move; and basement living, video game-obsessed Jacob (Clark Duke) is a geek. After a crazy night of drinking in a ski resort hot tub, the men inexplicably wake up in the year 1986. This is their chance to fix their past and change their futures – one will find a new love life, one will learn to stand up for himself with the ladies, one will find his mojo, and one will kick some major butt. Rated: R for strong crude and sexual content, nudity, drug use and pervasive language. Running time 1 hour 45 minutes
“HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON”
Cast: Vocal talents of Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, America Ferrera, Craig Ferguson, Kristen Wiig
From the studio that brought you “Shrek,” “Madagascar” and “Kung Fu Panda” comes “How to Train Your Dragon.” Set in the mythical world of burly Vikings and wild dragons, and based on the book by Cressida Cowell, the action comedy tells the story of Hiccup, a Viking teenager who doesn’t exactly fit in with his tribe’s long-standing tradition of heroic dragon slayers. Hiccup’s world is turned upside down when he encounters a dragon that challenges him and his fellow Vikings to see the world from an entirely different point of view. Rated: PG for sequences of intense action and some scary images, and brief mild language. Running time 1 hour 45 minutes
“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.
“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.
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.
“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.
“HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON”
“ALICE IN WONDERLAND”
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.
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.