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Now Showing at Cascade Village Theatre 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)THE SHAGGY DOG Cast: Tim Allen, Robert Downey Jr., Kristin Davis, Danny Glover It all begins when workaholic Deputy D. A. Dave Douglas (Tim Allen) takes on a case involving an animal laboratory – one that will take him away yet again from his wife and his kids, who already yearn for his all-too-distracted attention. But when Dave is accidentally infected with a top-secret, genetic-mutating serum, everything he thought he knew about being himself and his family changes. Yet with his newly perked-up ears and his front row seat on the household carpet, Dave is able to gain a whole new perspective into his family’s secrets and dreams. Now, he wants nothing more than to stop fetching and return to fathering – only first he’ll have to stop the evil forces behind the serum in an adventure that will bring the whole family together. Rated PG (for some mild rude humor).V FOR VENDETTA Cast: Natalie Portman, Stephen Rea, Hugo Weaving Set against the futuristic landscape of totalitarian Britain, “V for Vendetta” tells the story of a mild-mannered young woman named Evey (Natalie Portman) who is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked vigilante known only as “V.” Incomparably charismatic and ferociously skilled in the art of combat and deception, V ignites a revolution when he detonates explosives at two London landmarks and takes over the government-controlled airwaves, urging his fellow citizens to rise up against tyranny and oppression. As Evey uncovers the truth about V’s mysterious background, she also discovers the truth about herself – and emerges as his unlikely ally in the culmination of his plot to bring freedom and justice back to a society fraught with cruelty and corruption. Rated R (for strong violence and some language)Now showing at Riverwalk Theatre V FOR VENDETTA Rated R THE SHAGGY DOG Rated PG 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)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)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).Now showing at Capitol Theatre 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 PINK PANTHER Cast: Steve Martin, Kevin Kline, Jean Reno, Beyonce Knowles A famous soccer coach has been murdered and his priceless ring stolen — a ring set with the stunning diamond known as the Pink Panther. Cracking the case becomes a national obsession, and Chief Inspector Dreyfus (Kevin Kline), up for the prestigious Medal of Honor?again (for the seventh time) can’t afford any mistakes — at least none that can be attributed to him. Enter indefatigable Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Steve Martin), a name that strikes fear into?well, everyone. His deductive powers are limited, his command of the language frightening, his reflexes hazardous. His approach may be alarmingly unorthodox, but he always solves the crime — in his won fashion — with hilarious results. Get ready to be tickled pink! Rated PG (for occasional crude and suggestive humor and language)SHE’S THE MAN Cast: Amanda Bynes Viola Johnson (Amanda Bynes) had her own good reasons for disguising herself as her twin brother Sebastian and enrolling in his place at his new boarding school, Illyria Prep. She was counting on Sebastian being AWOL from school while he tried to break into the music scene in London. What she didn’t count on was falling in love with her hot roommate, Duke, who in turn only has eyes for the beautiful Olivia. Making matters worse, Olivia is starting to fall for Sebastian, who – for reasons Olivia couldn’t begin to guess — appears to be the sensitive type of guy she’d always dreamed of meeting. If things weren’t complicated enough, Sebastian has come back from London two days earlier than expected and arrives on campus having no clue that he’s been replaced?by his own twin sister. Rated PG-13 (for some sexual material)Vail, Colorado

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