By Guy Hanford
Box Office Leaders
This Means War PG13 Two CIA agents are best friends and fallen for same woman. w/Reese Witherspoon
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance PG13 Ghost riders emerge from exile to help a mother and her son.
The Vow PG13 After an auto accident a husband must try to restore the memory of his wife who doesn’t know him.
Safe House R CIA agent must protect a most-wanted criminal from terrorists and mercenaries. w/Ryan Reynolds
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island PG Young boy receives a distress signal from an uncharted island. w/The Rock
Star Wars I: Phantom Menace 3-D PG The saga returns with a re-mastered 3-D print of the Star Wars story.
Chronicle PG13 Three high school students develop supernatural powers that can change events in time.
The Woman in Black PG13 Young lawyer discovers a sinister ghostly presence while visiting a remote village.
The Grey NR Oil riggers stranded in Alaskan tundra must fight the freezing wilderness and hungry wolves.
Big Miracle PG Based on a true story, a reporter and Greenpeace volunteer attempt to save a family of whales.
Descendants R George Clooney is out tracking down his estranged wife with his two rebellious daughters.
Underworld Awakening R Kate Beckinsale, vampire warrior, fights to save immortals from eradication.
***Also Playing in Theaters***
Albert Nobbs, The Artist, Contraband, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Haywire, Hugo 3-D, I Am Bruce Lee, The Iron Lady, Man on the Ledge, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, My Week with Marilyn, Puss in Boots 3-D, Red Tails, The Secret World of Arrietty, Sherlock Homes: A Game of Shadows, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.
New in Theaters — February 24
Act of Valor R A CIA rescue mission goes awry and a highly trained group of Navy Seals comes to the rescue.
Gone PG13 A young woman discovers that her sister has been kidnapped and she may know the kidnapper.
Good Deeds PG13 Tyler Perry returns with a story about a man who has always done the right thing.
Wanderlust R A couple must move in with a terrible relative after the husband is downsized out of his job.
New on DVD — February 21
Tower Heist PG13 Investors who are bilked of their retirement decide to even the score. w/Ben Stiller
Puss in Boots PG Puss of Shrek fame teams with Humpty Dumpty and Kitty to steal the Golden Goose.
J. Edgar R Leonardo DiCaprio stars as Hoover, the founder of the FBI, in this Clint Eastwood biopic.
Foreign, Classics, Documentaries and more
The Mighty Macs, Martha Marcy May and Marlene, The Way, London Boulevard, War of the Arrows, World on a Wire, Slavery by Another Name, The Son of No One, Honey 2, Frank Zappa: Straight to Bizarre, Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone, Zaat, Double Exposure, The Story of Ireland, Retreat, On the Bowery: The Films of Lionel Rogosin, Mark of Cain, Thrillkill, Track 29, Inkubus, Space Between, Last Fast Ride: The Life, Love, and Death of a Punk Goddess, Sidelong Glances of a Pigeon Kicker, The Woman with the Five Elephants
Anime: Young Justice s1v3, Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century, Underdog (complete series), Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors v1
TV Series on DVD: Weeds s7, Nurse Jackie s3, Hazel s2, Matlock s7, Last of the Summer Wine: Vintage 1991, Borgia s1, The Fades s1, Maigret s1
Film 101 — ‘Best Films of the Decades – 1980s’ pt. 2
1982: Blade Runner, Diner, E. T. — The Extra-Terrestrial, The Executioner’s Song, Fanny and Alexander, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, First Blood, Fitzcarraldo, Gandhi, Koyaanisqatsi, Missing, An Officer and a Gentleman, Poltergeist, Sophie’s Choice, The Thing, Tootsie, The Year of Living Dangerously.
1983: The Big Chill, A Christmas Story, Danton, The Dresser, Educating Rita, El Norte, Flashdance, The Fourth Man, The King of Comedy, Local Hero, Return of the Jedi, The Right Stuff, Risky Business, Scarface, Tender Mercies, Terms of Endearment, Trading Places, Vacation, Videodrome, Zelig
1984: Amadeus, Beverly Hills Cop, Blood Simple, The Bounty, The Company of Wolves, Ghostbusters, The Killing Fields, Love Streams, The Natural, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Once Upon a Time in America, Paris Texas, Passage to India, Places in the Heart, Romancing the Stone, A Soldier’s Story, Stranger than Paradise, The Terminator, This Is Spinal Tap.
These movies can be found at: www.facets.org and Kensington Video – San Diego.
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