‘The Losers,’ ‘Back-Up Plan,’ now playing in Vail Valley
Vail, CO Colorado
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.
An explosive tale of double cross and revenge, The Losers centers upon the members of an elite U.S. Special Forces unit sent into the Bolivian jungle on a search and destroy mission. The team – Clay, Jensen, Roque, Pooch and Cougar – find themselves the target of a lethal betrayal instigated from the inside by a powerful enemy known only as Max. Presumed dead, the group makes plans to even the score when they are joined by the mysterious Aisha, a beautiful operative with her own agenda. (1:45) PG-13.
Kick-Ass tells the story of average teenager Dave Lizewski (Aaron Johnson), a comic book fanboy who decides to take his obsession as inspiration to become a real-life superhero. As any good superhero would, he chooses a new name – Kick-Ass – assembles a suit and mask to wear, and gets to work fighting crime. There’s only one problem standing in his way: Kick-Ass has absolutely no superpowers. (2:05) R.
“HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON”
Set in the mythical world of burly Vikings and wild dragons, and based on the book by Cressida Cowell, the action comedy tells the story of Hiccup, a Viking teenager who doesn’t exactly fit in with his tribe’s long-standing tradition of heroic dragon slayers. Hiccup’s world is turned upside down when he encounters a dragon that challenges him and his fellow Vikings to see the world from an entirely different point of view. Vocal talents of Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler and America Ferrera. (1:45) PG.
“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.
“HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON”
“THE BOUNTY HUNTER”
Milo Boyd (Gerard Butler), a down-on-his-luck bounty hunter, gets his dream job when he is assigned to track down his bail-jumping ex-wife, reporter Nicole Hurly (Jennifer Aniston). He thinks all that’s ahead is an easy payday, but when Nicole gives him the slip so she can chase a lead on a murder cover-up, Millo realizes that nothing ever goes simply with him and Nicole. The exes continually one-up each other – until they find themselves on the run for their lives. They thought their promise to love, honor and obey was tough – staying alive is going to be a whole lot tougher. (2:00) PG-13.
“HOT TUB TIME MACHINE”
Hot Tub Time Machine follows a group of best friends who’ve become frustrated with their adult lives: Adam (John Cusack) has been dumped by his girlfriend; Lou (Rob Corddry) is a party guy who can’t find the party; Nick’s (Craig Robinson) wife controls his every move; and basement living, video game-obsessed Jacob (Clark Duke) is a geek. After a crazy night of drinking in a ski resort hot tub, the men inexplicably wake up in the year 1986. This is their chance to fix their past and change their futures. (1:45) R.