MOVIE SHOWTIMES for Friday 10/20 through Thursday 10/26 |

MOVIE SHOWTIMES for Friday 10/20 through Thursday 10/26

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MOVIE SHOWTIMES for Friday 10/20 through Thursday 10/26 Crossroads Cinema VailThe Illusionist PG-13 F M Tu W Th 4:10 PM 7:00 PM Sa Su 1:30 PM 4:10 PM 7:00 PM Employee of the Month PG-13 F M Tu W Th 4:20 PM 7:10 PM Sa Su 1:40 PM 4:20 PM 7:10 PM Cascade Village Theatre West VailMarie Antoinette PG-13 F M Tu W Th 4:10 PM 7:10 PM Sa Su 1:10 PM 4:10 PM 7:10 PM The Guardian PG-13 F M Tu W Th 4:00 PM 7:00 PM Sa Su 1:00 PM 4:00 PM 7:00 PM Riverwalk Theatre EdwardsMan of the Year PG-13 F M Tu W Th 4:10 PM 7:00 PM 9:20 PM Sa Su 1:10 PM 4:10 PM 7:00 PM 9:20 PM The Departed R F M Tu W Th 3:50 PM 7:20 PM Sa Su 12:50 PM 3:50 PM 7:20 PM The Prestige PG-13 F M Tu W Th 4:00 PM 6:50 PM 9:30 PM Sa Su 1:00 PM 4:00 PM 6:50 PM 9:30 PM The Marine PG-13 Daily 8:50 PM Open Season PG F M Tu W Th 4:20 PM 6:40 PM Sa Su 1:20 PM 4:20 PM 6:40 PM Capitol Theatre EagleFlyboys PG-13 F M Tu W Th 4:20 PM 7:20 PM Sa Su 1:20 PM 4:20 PM 7:20 PM The Grudge 2 PG-13 F 4:00 PM 7:00 PM 9:20 PM Sa 1:30 PM 4:00 PM 7:00 PM 9:20 PM Su 1:30 PM 4:00 PM 7:00 PM M Tu W Th 4:00 PM 7:00 PM Open Season PG F 4:30 PM 6:50 PM 8:50 PM Sa 1:50 PM 4:30 PM 6:50 PM 8:50 PM Su 1:50 PM 4:30 PM 6:50 PM M Tu W Th 4:30 PM 6:50 PM Little Miss Sunshine R F 4:10 PM 7:10 PM 9:30 PM Sa 1:40 PM 4:10 PM 7:10 PM 9:30 PM Su 1:40 PM 4:10 PM 7:10 PM M Tu W Th 4:10 PM 7:10 PM

Now showing at Crossroads Cinema FLYBOYS Cast: James Franco, Jean Reno. Soaring high above the earth in a fragile, flammable, open cockpit biplane, outracing better-equipped enemy aircraft, and knowing the average life expectancy of some in your line of work is at most six weeks: this was the daring and heroic story of he men of the Lafayette Escadrille, the first American fighter-pilot squadron to see action in World War I, when a few brave young men volunteered to fight for democracy. Rated PG-13 (for war action violence and some sexual content).THE MARINE Cast: John Cena, Kelly Carlson, Robert Patrick.WWF wrestling champion John Cena makes his motion picture debut in this rugged action thriller. Cena is John Triton, a heroic Marine who returns home after being discharged – against his will – from the Iraq War. Stateside, he finds himself back in action when his wife is kidnapped by a murderous gang led by the merciless Rome (Robert Patrick). With everything on the line, the Marine will stop at nothing to carry out his toughest and most important mission. Rated PG-13 (for intense sequences of violent action, sensuality and language).Now showing at Cascade Village Theatre RUNNING WITH SCISSORS Cast: Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Evan Rachel Wood, Alec Baldwin.”Running With Scissors” is the feature film adaptation of Augusten Burrough’s hilarious and poignant childhood memoir. Growing up in the pill-popping 1970s, young Augusten was living a middle-class existence with an alcoholic father (Alec Baldwin) and a bipolar mother (Annette Bening), an unpublished poet with delusions of becoming famous. When his parents divorce, Augusten’s mother sends him to live with her wildly unorthodox psychiatrist, Dr. Finch (Brian Cox), and his eccentric family. “Running With Scissors” chronicles Augusten’s survival under the most extraordinary of circumstances. Rated R (for strong language and elements of sexuality, violence and substance abuse).MARIE ANTOINETTE Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Jason Schwartzman, Judy Davis, Rip Torn; written and directed by Sophia Coppola A vibrant retelling of the classic story of Marie Antoinette, the naïve Austrian princess, who is thrown into the scandal-ridden world of French aristocracy when she is betrothed to King Louis XVI. While still a teenager, Marie Antoinette conquers her fears and becomes France’s iconic queen. Rated PG-13 (for sexual content, partial nudity and innuendo).Now showing at Riverwalk Theatre THE PRESTIGE Cast: Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson.From acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan (“Memento,” “Batman Begins”), comes a mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences. From the time that they first met as young magicians on the rise, Robert Angier (Hugh Jackman) and Alfred Borden (Christian Bale) were competitors. However, their friendly competition evolves into a bitter rivalry making them fierce enemies-for-life and consequently jeopardizing the lives of everyone around them. Full of twists and turns, “The Prestige” is set against the backdrop of turn-of-the-century London. The exceptional cast includes two-time Oscar winner Michael Caine, Scarlett Johnasson and David Bowie. Rated PG-13 (for violence and disturbing images).THE DEPARTED Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg; directed by Martin Scorsese. “The Departed” is set in South Boston, where the state police is waging war on organized crime. Young undercover cop Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio) is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate run by gangland chief Costello (Jack Nicholson). While Billy is quickly gaining Costello’s confidence, Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon), a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate, is rising to a position of power in the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the gangsters and the police that there is a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly in danger of being caught and exposed to the enemy – and each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself. Rated R (for strong brutal violence, pervasive language, some strong sexual content and drug material).SAW III Jigsaw has disappeared. Along with his new apprentice Amanda, the puppet master behind the cruel, intricate games that have terrified a community and baffled police has once again eluded capture and vanished. While city detectives scramble to locate him, Doctor Lynn Denlon and Jeff are unaware that they are about to become the latest pawns on his vicious chessboard. Rated R (for strong grisly violence and gore, sequences of terror and torture, nudity and language).OPEN SEASON Voices: Martin Lawrence, Ashton Kutcher, Debra Messing, Gary Sinise, Billy Connolly, Jon Favreau.Boog (Martin Lawrence), a grizzly bear with no survival skills, has his perfect world in the tranquil town of Timberline turned upside-down when he meets Elliot (Ashton Kutcher), a scrawny, fast-talking wild mule deer. Elliot arrives in Timberline missing an antler and strapped to the hood of a truck, courtesy of the paranoid uber-hunter Shaw (Gary Sinise). Against his better judgment, Boog frees Elliot. Elliot attempts to return the favor by “freeing” Boog from his idyllic existence with his beloved Park Ranger Beth (Debra Messing), who has raised him since he was a cub. Things quickly spiral out of control. The two troublemakers are relocated together to the wild…just three days before open season! Rated PG (for some rude humor, mild action and brief language).THE GRUDGE 2 Cast: Amber Tamblyn, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jennifer Beals. “The Grudge 2” explores the dark secrets of the grudge as the terrifying supernatural curse is unleashed on a group of seemingly unrelated victims. One by one, they are infected by the grudge, which quickly moves from a burned-down house in Tokyo and spreads to everyone who crosses its path. Rated PG-13 (for mature thematic material, disturbing images/terror/violence, and some sensuality).Now showing at Capitol TheatreOPEN SEASONRated PG. FLICKA Cast: Alison Lohman, Tim McGraw, Maria Bello. In this contemporary motion picture adaptation of Mary O’Hara’s beloved novel “My Friend Flicka,” 16-year-old Katy McLaughlin (Alison Lohman) dreams of fulfilling her family legacy by working on her father’s ranch in modern-day Wyoming. But Katy’s father wants more for her, insisting that Katy go to college. Katy finds a wild mustang, which she names Flicka, and sets out to make her a riding horse. But Flicka and Katy are more alike than she could have imagined. Like Katy, Flicka has a disdain for authority and is not about to give up her freedom without a fight. Rated PG (for some mild language).TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: THE BEGINNING Based loosely on true events that inspired both the original “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” and the Oscar-winning “The Silence of the Lambs,” this new film centers around a handful of friends who become isolated in the company of a deadly clan of cannibals. The original film not only struck a deep chord with the youth culture of the time but revitalized the horror genre, influencing virtually all of the successful horror franchises that followed it, from New Line’s own “Nightmare on Elm Street” series to “The Blair Witch Project.” Rated R (for strong horror violence/gore, language and drug content).THE ILLUSIONIST Cast: Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, Jessica Biel. Director Neil Burger’s screen adaptation of Steven Millhauser’s short story ‘Eisenheim the Illusionist’. Eisenheim (Edward Norton) is a magician in early 1900’s Vienna, who falls in love with a woman well above his social standing. When she becomes engaged to a Crown Prince, Eisenheim uses his powers to win her back and undermine the stability of the royal house of Vienna. Rated PG-13 (for some sexuality and violence).MAN OF THE YEAR Cast: Robin Williams, Christopher Walken, Laura Linney, Lewis Black. Acerbic performer Tom Dobbs (Robin Williams) has made his career out of skewering politicians and speaking the mind of the exasperated nation on his talk show. He cracked scathing jokes at a fractured system night after nigh t… until he came up with a really funny idea: Why not run for president himself? After a flip comment, Dobbs ignites a grassroots movement that puts him on the ballot. Hot on the campaign trail, he debates elected drones and says exactly what frustrated voters have often thought. Nov. 2 later, the muckraker wins – only to learn that a computer voting error gave him the victory. With time ticking on the inaugural clock, Dobbs has a big decision to make: should he go back behind the mike or stay in the Oval Office? Rated PG-13 (for language including some crude sexual references, drug related material, and brief violence).Vail Colorado

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