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‘Robin Hood’ now playing in Vail Valley

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In this film publicity image released by Universal Pictures, from left, Alan Doyle, Kevin Durand, Russell Crowe and Scott Grimes are shown in a scene from "Robin Hood." (AP Photo/Universal Pictures, David Appleby)
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“THE BACK UP PLAN”

The “Back-up Plan” is a comedy that explores dating, love, marriage and family “in reverse.” After years of dating, Zoe (Jennifer Lopez) has decided waiting for the right one is taking too long. Determined to become a mother, she commits to a plan, makes an appointment and decides to go it alone. That same day, Zoe meets Stan (Alex O’Loughlin) –a man with real possibilities. Trying to nurture a budding relationship and hide the early signs of pregnancy become a comedy of errors for Zoe and create confusing signals for Stan. Anyone can fall in love, get married and have a baby, but doing it backward in hyper-drive is the real pregnancy test. (1:50) PG-13.

“IRON MAN 2”



In “Iron Man 2,” the world is aware that billionaire inventor Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) is the armored Super Hero Iron Man. Under pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military, Tony is unwilling to divulge the secrets behind the Iron Man armor because he fears the information will slip into the wrong hands. With Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow), and James “Rhodey” Rhodes (Don Cheadle) at his side, Tony forges new alliances and confronts powerful new forces. (2:15) PG-13.

“ROBIN HOOD”



“Robin Hood” chronicles the life of an expert archer, previously interested only in self-preservation, from his service in King Richard’s army against the French. Upon Richard’s death, Robin travels to Nottingham, a town suffering from the corruption of a despotic sheriff and crippling taxation, where he falls for the spirited widow Lady Marion, a woman skeptical of the identity and motivations of this crusader from the forest. Hoping to earn the hand of Maid Marion and salvage the village, Robin assembles a gang whose lethal mercenary skills are matched only by its appetite for life. Together, they begin preying on the indulgent upper class to correct injustices under the sheriff. (2:30) PG-13.

“DATE NIGHT”

Claire and Phil Foster (Tina Fey and Steve Carell) are a typical suburban couple whose lives – including their weekly date nights of dinner and a movie – have become routine. To reignite the marital spark, they visit a trendy Manhattan bistro where a case of mistaken identity turns their evening into the ultimate date night-gone-awry. But as Claire and Phil take their unexpected walk on the wild side, they begin to remember what made them so special together. (1:35) PG-13.



“DEATH AT A FUNERAL”

Directed by Neil LaBute, Death at a Funeral is a hilarious day in the life of an American family come together to put a beloved husband and father to rest. As mourners gather at the family home, shocking revelations, festering resentments, ugly threats, blackmail and a misdirected corpse unleash lethal and riotous mayhem. (1:40) R.

“LETTERS TO JULIET”

When a young American (Amanda Seyfried) travels to the city of Verona, home of the star-crossed lover Juliet of “Romeo and Juliet” fame, she joins a group of volunteers who respond to letters to Juliet seeking advice about love. After answering one letter dated 1957, she inspires its author (Vanessa Redgrave) to travel to Italy in search of her long-lost love, and sets off a chain of events that will bring love into both their lives unlike anything they ever imagined. (1:50) PG.

“IRON MAN 2”

“FURRY VENGEANCE”

With Brendan Fraser, Ken Jeong and Brooke Shields, “Furry Vengeance” is a live action family comedy in which an ambitious young real estate developer, Dan Sanders, faces off with a band of angry animals when his new housing subdivision pushes too far into a pristine part of the wilderness. Led by an incredibly clever raccoon, the animals stymie the development and teach our hero about the environmental consequences of man’s encroachment on nature. (1:40) PG.

“OCEANS”

Disneynature, the studio that presented the record-breaking film “Earth,” brings Oceans to the big screen. Nearly three-quarters of the Earth’s surface is covered by water and Oceans boldly chronicles the mysteries that lie beneath. Directors Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzard dive deep into the very waters that sustain all of mankind, exploring the playful splendor and the harsh reality of the weird and wonderful creatures that live within. (1:30) G.

“A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET”

Freddy Krueger returns in A Nightmare on Elm Street, a contemporary reimagining of the horror classic. A group of suburban teenagers share one common bond: they are all being stalked by Freddy Krueger, a horribly disfigured killer who hunts them in their dreams. As long as they stay awake, they can protect on another … but when they sleep, there is no escape. (1:45) R.


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