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Special to the DailyJosh Hartnett and Lucy Liu, above, along with Ben Kingsley, Bruce Willis and Morgan Freeman star in Lucky Number Slevin, now playing at the Cascade Village Theatre in West Vail. The film is a comic thriller that twists and turns its way through an underworld of crime and revenge where nothing is as it seems.

THE SENTINEL Cast: Michael Douglas, Kiefer Sutherland, Eva Longoria, Kim Basinger When a colleague is murdered, Secret Service agent Pete Garrison is put in charge of the investigation. But Garrison himself becomes a suspect after he is blackmailed by someone who knows of his affair with the First Lady. Stripped of his duties and now a fugitive, Garrison races to prove his innocence and save the president’s wife. Rated PG-13 (for some intense action violence and a scene of sensuality)LUCKY NUMBER SLEVIN Cast: Josh Hartnett, Lucy Liu, Ben Kingsley, Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman “Lucky Number Slevin” is a comic thriller that twists and turns its way through an underworld of crime and revenge where nothing is as it seems. Set in New York City, a case of mistaken identity lands Slevin (Josh Hartnett) into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city’s rival crime bosses: The Rabbi (Ben Kingsley) and The Boss (Morgan Freeman). Slevin is under constant surveillance by ruthless Detective Brikowski (Stanley Tucci) as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat (Bruce Willis) and finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to escape the maze. Rated R (for strong violence, sexuality and language)ICE AGE 2: THE MELTDOWN Voices: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Queen Latifah, Jay Leno The Ice Age is coming to an end, and the animals are delighting in the melting paradise that is their new world. Manny, Sid and Diego quickly learn that the warming climate has one major drawback: a huge glacial dam is about to break, threatening the entire valley. The only chance of survival lies at the other end of the valley. So our three heroes, along with a mammoth named Ellie and her two “brothers” – possums Crash and Eddie – embark on a mission across an increasingly dangerour landscape toward their salvation. Rated PG (for some mild language and innuendo)

ICE AGE 2: THE MELTDOWN Rated PGBENCHWARMERS Cast: David Spade, Rob Schneider, Jon Heder, Craig Kilborn, Jon Lovitz A trio of guys try and make up for missed opportunities in childhood by forming a 3-player baseball team to compete against standard little league squads. Rated PG-13 (for crude and suggestive humor, and for language)THE WILD Voices: Kiefer Sutherland, Iddie Izzard When a young lion is mistakenly taken from his home in the New York Zo to the wild, his father leads a group of zoo animals – including a giraffe, an anaconda, a koala and a squirrel – on a rescue mission that will change their lives forever. Rated G (all audiences)SCARY MOVIE 4 The “Scary Movie” gang is back. Anna Faris and Regina Hall are back as the loveable, dim-witted Cindy Campbell and her self-serving, sex-crazed pal, Brenda, respectively – joined this time around by Craig Bierko (“Cindrella Man”), as the cute-but-utterly-clueless Tom Ryan. Together, they battle to save the world from a ruthless alien invasion. And, in true “Scary Movie” tradition, the outrageous celebrity cameos are nonstop. Rated PG-13 (for crude and sexual humor throughout, some comic violence and language)INSIDE MAN Cast: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer, Willem Dafoe; directed by Spike Lee “Inside Man” is the story of a tough cop, Detective Frazier (Denzel Washington), who matches wits with a clever bank robber, Dalton (Clive Owen), in a tense hostage drama. As the dangerous cat-and-mouse game unfolds, a wild card emerges: Madeline (Jodie Foster), a power broker with a hidden agenda, who injects even more instability into an already volitile situation. Rated R (for language and some violent images)

THE WILD Rated G SCARY MOVIE 4 Rated PG-13 SILENT HILL Rose cannot accept the knowledge that her daughter Sharon is dying of a fatal disease. Over the protests of her husband, she flees with her child, intending to take her to a faith healer. On the way, she ends up driving through a portal in reality, which takes her to the eerie and deserted town of Silent Hill. Sharon disappears in Silent Hill. It’s soon clear the town is not like any place she’s ever been. It’s inhabited by a variety of creatures and a living darkness that descends and literally transforms everything it touches. The human inhabitants – the ones who are left – are trapped and fighting a losing battle against the Darkness. Joined by a cop named Cybil, who has been sent to bring her and Sharon back, Rose searches for her little girl while learning the history of Silent Hill and that Sharon is just a pawn in a larger game. Rated R (for strong horror violence and gore, disturbing images, and some language)TAKE THE LEAD Cast: Antonio Banderas, Alfre Woodard Inspired by a true story, Antonio Banderas stars as internationally acclaimed ballroom dancer Pierre Dulande in this family drama. The film revolves around a professional dancer who volunteers to teach in the New York City public school system. But when his classic methods clash with his students’ hip-hop instincts, he teams up with them to create a new style of dance and becomes their mentor in the process. Rated PG-13 (for thematic material, language and some violence)FAILURE TO LAUNCH Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Terry Bradshaw, Kathy Bates Tripp (Matthew McConaughey) has never been able to leave the nest. He’s always had some reason or other, but now, his desperate parents have had enough. They hire the gorgeous and talented girl of his dreams (Sarah Jessica Parker) to get him to move out of the house. Rated PG-13 (for sexual content, partial nudity and language).Vail, Colorado

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