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Allegiance | After being granted a questionable transfer that will keep him stateside as his National Guard unit deploys for Iraq, Lieutenant Danny Sefton becomes embroiled in a last minute AWOL attempt by one of his soldiers – forcing him to choose between his loyalties to the fleeing soldier, his unit and his fiancé. R. Starring: Seth Gabel, Shad “Bow Wow” Moss and Aidan Quinn.
Jack Reacher | One morning in an ordinary town, five people are shot dead in a seemingly random attack. All evidence points to a single suspect: an ex-military sniper who is quickly brought into custody. PG-13. Starring: Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike and Robert Duvall.
This Is 40 | After many years of marriage, Pete is the sole male in a household that includes his wife, Debbie, and two young daughters. As Pete struggles to keep his record label afloat, he and Debbie navigate a three-week course of sex and romance, career victories and financial hardships, aging parents and maturing children. R. Starring: Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann and Megan Fox.
Django Unchained | Set in the South two years before the Civil War, Django is a slave whose brutal history with his former owners lands him face-to-face with German-born bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz. Schultz is on the trail of the murderous Brittle brothers, and only Django can lead him to his bounty. R. Starring: Jamie Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio and Christoph Waltz.
Les Miserables (2012) | Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Jackman plays ex-prisoner Jean Valjean, hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert (Crowe) after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine’s (Hathaway) young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever. PG-13. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway.
Parental Guidance | Old school grandfather Artie, who is accustomed to calling the shots, meets his match when he and his eager-to-please wife Diane agree to babysit their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents go away for work. But when 21st century problems collide with Artie and Diane’s old school methods of tough rules, lots of love and old-fashioned games, it’s learning to bend – and not holding your ground – that binds a family together. PG. Starring: Billy Crystal, Bette Midler and Marisa Tomei.
The Guilt Trip | An inventor and his mom hit the road together so he can sell his latest invention. PG-13. Starring: Seth Rogen, Barbra Streisand and Kathy Najimy.
Monsters, Inc. 3D | Monsters, Incorporated is the largest scare factory in the monster world and James P. Sullivan is one of its top Scarers. Sullivan is a huge, intimidating monster with blue fur, large purple spots and horns. His Scare Assistant, best friend and roommate is Mike Wazowski, a green, opinionated, feisty little one-eyed monster. Visiting from the human world is Boo a tiny girl who goes where no human has ever gone before. G. Starring: John Goodman, Billy Crystal and Mary Gibbs.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey | Bilbo Baggins lives a simple life with his fellow hobbits in the shire, until the wizard Gandalf arrives and convinces him to join a group of dwarves on a quest to reclaim the kingdom of Erebor. PG-13. Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen and Richard Armitage.
Playing for Keeps | A romantic comedy about a charming, down-on-his luck former soccer star who returns home to put his life back together. PG-13. Starring: Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel and Judy Greer.
The Collection | When Elena’s friends take her to a secret party at an undisclosed location, she never imagined she would become the latest victim of The Collector, a psychopathic killer. R. Starring: Emma Fitzpatrick, Josh Stewart and Christopher McDonald.
Killing Them Softly | When rival crook Johnny Amato hatches a plan to rob a card game run by mob lackey Markie, he picks a low-rent thug named Frankie to do the job. Frankie picks a less-than-ideal partner to help him, but despite their combined incompetence, they manage to make off with the mob’s money. R. Starring: Brad Pitt, Richard Jenkins and James Gandolfini.
Life of Pi | The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper’s son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean. PG. Starring: Suraj Sharma, Irfan Khan and Tabu.
Red Dawn | A city in Washington state awakens to the surreal sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky; the U.S. has been invaded and their hometown is the initial target. PG-13. Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck and Josh Hutcherson.
Rise of the Guardians | When an evil spirit called Pitch becomes bent upon taking over the world by inspiring fear in the hearts of kids everywhere, a group of our greatest heroes – Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, the Sandman and Jack Frost – band together for the first time, determined to stand in Pitch’s way. PG. Starring: Chris Pine, Hugh Jackman and Jude Law.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 | Bella awakens – as a vampire – from her life-threatening labor, and her newborn daughter, Renesmee, proves to be very special indeed. While Bella adjusts to her new state of being, Renesmee experiences accelerated growth. PG-13. Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner.
Skyfall | Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. PG-13. Starring: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem and Ralph Fiennes.
Lincoln | As the Civil War continues to rage, America’s president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield and as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves. PG-13. Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and David Straithairn.
Flight | Whip Whitaker, a seasoned airline pilot, miraculously crash lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving nearly every soul on board. After the crash, Whip is hailed as a hero, but as more is learned, more questions than answers arise as to who or what was really at fault and what really happened on that plane. R. Starring Denzel Washington, Don Cheadle, Kelly Reilly and John Goodman.