Night at the Movies

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Dallas Roberts (from left), Dermot Mulroney, Liam Neeson and Nonso Anozie star in The Grey, which is new in theaters this week.
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New this week

THE GREY (R): Liam Neeson leads an unruly group of oil-rig roughnecks when their plane crashes into the remote Alaskan wilderness. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

MAN ON A LEDGE (PG-13): An ex-cop and now wanted fugitive (Sam Worthington) stands on the ledge of a high-rise building while a hard-living New York Police Department hostage negotiator (Elizabeth Banks) tries to talk him down. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

ONE FOR THE MONEY (PG-13): Recent-divorcee (Katherine Heigl) goes to work at her cousin’s bail-bond business and begins investigating her first case, that of a Trenton, N.J., cop who broke her heart in high school. Exchange, Evans, Aiken


Ongoing

ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIPWRECKED (G): Alvin wreaks havoc while Dave, the Chip­munks and the Chipettes take a cruise. Exchange, Evans

THE ARTIST (PG-13): Michel Hazanavicius’ stylistically daring, dialogue-free comedy-drama stars Jean Dujardin as George Valentin, a matinee idol in Hollywood before the dawn of talkies. Exchange

BEAUTY & THE BEAST 3D (G): 3D remake of Disney classic. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

CONTRABAND (R): A former smuggler helps his brother-in-law settle a debt. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

COURAGEOUS (PG-13): Four policemen face their toughest challenge: fatherhood. Masters (ends 1/26)

THE DESCENDANTS (R): Alexander Payne’s seriocomic adaptation of the novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings. With George Clooney as man who must deal with family tragedy. With Beau Bridges, Judy Greer, Robert Forster. Exchange

THE DEVIL INSIDE (R): A young woman travels to Rome to uncover the truth about her murderous mother. Exchange, Evans (ends 1/26), Aiken (ends 1/26)

EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE (PG-13): Post-9/11 drama follows a boy’s journey to solve a family mystery. With Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO (R): A disgraced journalist and a computer hacker unravel a horrific family history. Exchange, Evans (ends 1/26)

HAPPY FEET TWO (PG): Penguins Mumble, Gloria and son, Erik, continue the story. Masters

HAYWIRE (R): Mixed martial arts fighter Gina Carano stars as a lethal government contractor who’s betrayed by her own agency. With Michael Douglas, Michael Fassbender, Ewan McGregor, and Bill Paxton. Exchange, Evans

HUGO (PG): Martin Scorsese’s adaptation of Brian Selznick’s award-winning novel The Invention of Hugo Cabret stars Asa Butterfield, as an orphan boy who lives in a Parisian train station. Evans

IMMORTALS (R): A king (Mickey Rourke) and his army march violently across Greece. Masters

THE IRON LADY (PG-13): Two-time Oscar-winner Meryl Streep steps into the role of English prime minister Margaret Thatcher in this biopic. Exchange

JACK AND JILL (PG): Ad executive Jack (Adam Sandler) dreads his twin sister Jill’s annual visit. Masters

JOYFUL NOISE (PG-13): Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah in the tale of a choir determined to win a competition. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – GHOST PROTOCOL (PG-13): Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and the IMF agency must clear their name. Exchange, IMAX, Evans, Aiken (ends 1/26)

J. EDGAR (R): As head of the FBI for nearly 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover (Leonardo DiCaprio) becomes one of America’s most powerful men. Masters (opens 1/17)

MONEYBALL (PG-13): General manager must reinvent his team. Masters (ends 1/26)

PUSS IN BOOTS (PG): Antonio Ban­deras reprises Shrek role. Masters

REAL STEEL (PG-13): A washed-up fighter helps train a championship contender. Masters

RED TAILS (PG-13): True story of the Tuskegee Airmen, a fearless group of black fighter pilots who help reclaim the skies over Europe during World War II. With Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Bryan Cranston. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS (PG-13): Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) and Watson (Jude Law) chase Moriarty. Exchange, Evans

THE SITTER (R): A college student is coaxed into babysitting the kids next door. Masters (opens 1/27)

TOWER HEIST (PG-13): Workers plot to steal back their pensions. Masters

UNDERWORLD AWAKENING (R): Vampire warrior Selene (Kate Beckinsale) seems powerless against her latest opponent: a genetically enhanced lycan. With Stephen Rea, Michael Ealy. Exchange, IMAX, Evans, Aiken

WAR HORSE (PG-13): Director Steven Spielberg’s epic World War I drama details bond between man and horse. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

WE BOUGHT A ZOO (PG): Widower (Matt Damon) and children help renovate a wildlife park. Exchange, Evans (ends 1/26)


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