Movies showing in the Vail Valley
Gran TorinoFor his fourth directorial feature in the span of two years, Clint Eastwood tells the story of a grizzled Korean War vet’s reluctant friendship with a Hmong teenage boy and his immigrant family. Set in contemporary Detroit, Gran Torino tackles the shifting cultural and economic landscape of not only the Motor City, but America as well. Rated R.THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTONBrad Pitt stars in the unusual tale of a man who is born in his 80s and ages backward. Set in New Orleans at the end of World War I to the 21st century. With Cate Blanchett, Taraji P. Henson, Tilda Swinton, Jason Flemyng and Elias Koteas. Screenplay by Eric Roth, from a screen story by Roth and Robin Swicord, based on the short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Directed by David Fincher.MARLEY & MEOwen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston star in this adaptation of John Grogan’s bestseller about the family of a neurotic dog. Directed by David Frankel.BEDTIME STORIESAdam Sandler stars as a man who tells his nephews outlandish versions of the titular tales which unexpectedly begin coming true. With Keri Russell. Directed by Adam Shankman.YES MANJim Carrey stars as a man who enlists in a self-help program based on the concept of answering everything in the affirmative and finds that positivity has its drawbacks. With Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper, Rhys Darby, John Michael Higgins, Danny Masterson and Terence Stamp. Screenplay by Nicholas Stoller and Jarrad Paul and Andrew Mogel. Directed by Peyton Reed.
BRIDE WARSChildhood best friends plan their weddings, both taking place at New York’s ultimate bridal destination, the Plaza Hotel. But a clerical error and subsequent clash in wedding dates pits the brides against each other in a competition that quickly escalates into all-out war. Starring Kate Hudson, Anne Hathaway, Kristen Johnson, Bryan Greenberg, and Candice Bergen. Screenplay by Greg DePaul and Casey Wilson & June Diane Raphael, from a story by DePaul. Directed by Gark Winick.THE TALE OF DESPEREAUXThe adventures of an iconoclastic mouse and an outcast rat seeking to prove to a gloomy kingdom that they are much more than they appear. Voices include Matthew Broderick, Robbie Coltrane, Frances Conroy, Tony Hale, Ciaran Hinds, Dustin Hoffman, Kevin Kline, Christopher Lloyd, William H. Macy, Stanley Tucci, Tracey Ullman, Emma Watson and Sigourney Weaver. Written by Gary Ross, Will McRobb and Chris Viscardi. Directed by Sam Fell.SEVEN POUNDSPursuit of Happyness director Gabriele Muccino reteams with star Will Smith for a story about an IRS agent with a secret who changes the lives of seven strangers. With Rosario Dawson and Woody Harrelson. Written by Grant Nieporte.MARLEY & MEBEDTIME STORIESL.A. Times-Washington Post News ServiceVisit http://www.vailmovies.com for showtimes.