‘Where the Wild Things Are’ now showing in Vail Valley
“LAW ABIDING CITIZEN”A man who witnessed the murder of his wife and child orchestrates his revenge in a series of high-profile murders from his jail cell. Starring Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Leslie Bibb and Viola Davis. Written by Kurt Wimmer. Directed by F. Gary Gray. (1:48) R.”COUPLES RETREAT”Four couples from the Midwest on a tropical getaway must participate in therapy as part of the vacation package. With Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau, Jason Bateman, Kristen Davis and Kristen Bell. Written by Favreau, Vaughn and Dana Fox. Directed by Peter Billingsley. (1:47) PG-13.”ZOMBIELAND”A mismatched pair of survivors finds friendship and redemption in a world overrun by zombies. With Woody Harrelson and Jesse Eisenberg. Screenplay by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. Directed by Ruben Fleischer. (1:21) R.”CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS”A scientist tries to solve world hunger only to see things go awry as food falls from the sky in abundance. With the voices of Bill Hader, Neil Patrick Harris, Anna Faris, James Caan and Andy Samberg. Directed by Chris Miller and Phil Lord. (1:21) PG.”PANDORUM”Stranded on a spacecraft, two astronauts awaken from a hyper-sleep and realize they are not alone. With Dennis Quaid, Ben Foster and Cam Gigandet. Screenplay by Travis Milloy, from a story by Milloy and Christian Alvart. Directed by Alvart. (1:48) R.
“THE STEPFATHER”A student returns home from military school to find his mother in love with a suspicious man that seems to be hiding a dark side. With Dylan Walsh, Sela Ward and Penn Badgley. Screenplay by J.S. Cardone, based on a screenplay by Donald E. Westlake. Directed by Nelson McCormack. (1:41) PG-13.”WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE”Director Spike Jonze brings Maurice Sendak’s classic tale of a child’s adventure to the big screen. With Catherine Keener, Max Records, Mark Ruffalo, Lauren Ambrose, James Gandolfini, Catherine O’Hara and Forest Whitaker. Screenplay by Jonze & Dave Eggers. In IMAX DMR. (1:34) PG.”9″A post-apocalyptic fantasy in which a band of courageous rag dolls battles for the survival of civilization. With the voices of Elijah Wood, John C. Reilly, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer, Crispin Glover, and Martin Landau. Written by Pamela Pettler. Directed by Shane Acker. (1:19) PG-13.”THE INFORMANT!”A rising star at an agri-industry giant turns whistleblower but his efforts mislead the FBI as much as they help. Based on the true story of the highest-ranking corporate whistleblower in U.S. history. With Matt Damon, Scott Bakula, Joel McHale and Mike O’Malley. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. (1:48) R”THE INVENTION OF LYING”In an alternate world where lying does not exist, a down-on-his luck man suddenly develops the ability to lie, which brings him fame and fortune, but things soon spiral out of control. Starring Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner, Jonah Hill, Louis C.K., Jeffrey Tambor, Fionnula Flanagan, Rob Lowe and Tina Fey. Written and directed by Gervais and Matthew Robinson. (1:39) PG-13.L.A. Times-Washington Post News Service, IMDB