A Christmas Carol (PG), Family, Animation – Ebenezer Scrooge begins the Christmas holiday with his usual miserly contempt, barking at his faithful clerk and his cheery nephew. But when the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come take him on an eye-opening journey revealing truths Old Scrooge is reluctant to face, he must open his heart to undo years of ill will before it’s too late. Voices of Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, and Colin Firth.
Precious (R), Drama – Precious Jones is a high-school girl with nothing working in her favor. She is pregnant with her father’s child – for the second time. She can’t read or write, and her schoolmates tease her for being fat. Her home life is a horror, ruled by a mother who keeps her imprisoned both emotionally and physically. Precious’s instincts tell her one thing: if she’s ever going to break from the chains of ignorance, she will have to dig deeply into her own resources. Stars Paula Patton and Lenny Kravitz.
That Evening Sun (PG-13), Drama – An aging Tennessee farmer returns to his homestead and must confront a family betrayal, the reappearance of an old enemy, and the loss of his farm. Stars Hal Holbrook and Ray McKinnon.
The Box (PG-13), Drama, Thriller – The year is 1976. Norma Lewis is presented with a life-altering proposition: she gets $1,000,000 but somebody in the world will die. With only 24 hours to make their choice, Norma and her husband Arthur face an impossible moral dilemma. What they don’t realize is that no matter what they decide, terrifying consequences will have already been set in motion. They soon discover that the ramifications of this decision are beyond their control and extend far beyond their own fortune and fate. Stars Cameron Diaz and James Marsden.
The Fourth Kind (PG-13), Thriller, Suspense – Set in modern-day Nome, Alaska, where, mysteriously since the 1960s, a disproportionate number of the population has been reported missing every year. Despite multiple FBI investigations of the region, the truth has never been discovered. Here in this remote region, psychologist Dr. Abigail Tyler began videotaping sessions with traumatized patients and unwittingly discovered some of the most disturbing evidence of alien abduction ever documented.. Stars Milla Jovovich.
The Men who Stare at Goats (R), Drama, Comedy – Reporter Bob Wilton is in search of his next big story when he encounters Lyn Cassady, a shadowy figure who claims to be part of an experimental U.S. military unit. According to Cassady, the New Earth Army is changing the way wars are fought. A legion of “Warrior Monks” with unparalleled psychic powers can read the enemy’s thoughts, pass through solid walls, and even kill a goat simply by staring at it. Now, the program’s founder, Bill Django, has gone missing and Cassady’s mission is to find him. Stars George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Spacey and Jeff Bridges.