By Guy Hanford
Film 101 — Stars We Lost in 2011
01/02 Anne Francis (Honey West/Forbidden Planet)
01/02 Pete Postlethwaite (In the Name of the Father)
01/09 Peter Yates (Bullitt-director)
01/10 John Dye (Touched by an Angel)
01/11 David Nelson (Ozzie & Harriet Show)
01/15 Susannah York (They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?)
01/23 Jack LaLanne (TV exercise program)
01/30 John Barry (Out of Africa-music composer)
02/03 Maria Schneider (Last Tango in Paris)
02/12 Betty Garrett (Laverne & Shirley)
02/12 Kenneth Mars (The Producers)
02/16 Len Lesser (Seinfeld’s Uncle Leo)
02/27 Gary Winick (Letters to Juliet-director)
02/28 Jane Russell (The Outlaw)
03/17 Michael Gough (Batman’s butler, Alfred)
03/23 Elizabeth Taylor (National Velvet/Giant)
03/27 Farley Granger (Rope/Strangers on a Train)
04/03 Kevin Jarre (Glory/Tombstone-screenwriter)
04/09 Sidney Lumet (12 Angry Men-director)
04/17 Michael Sarrazin (They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?)
04/19 Elisabeth Sladen (Doctor Who series)
04/20 Tim Hetherington (Restrepo)
04/27 Yvette Vickers (Attack of the 50-Foot Woman)
05/03 Jackie Cooper (Our Gang/Superman)
05/05 Dana Wynter (Invasion of the Body Snatchers)
05/09 Dolores Fuller (Glen or Glenda)d
05/16 Edward Hardwicke (Holmes’ Dr. Watson)
05/27 Jeff Conaway (Taxi/Grease)
05/30 Clarice Taylor (The Cosby Show)
06/03 James Arness (Gunsmoke’s Matt Dillon)
06/12 Laura Ziskin (Spider-Man-producer)
06/20 Ryan Dunn (MTV stuntman)
06/23 Peter Falk (Columbo)
07/08 Roberts Blossom (Home Alone)
07/12 Sherwood Schwartz (Gilligan’s Island-creator)
07/22 Linda Christian (The Devil’s Hand)
07/24 G.D. Spradlin (The Godfather: Pt. II)
07/27 Polly Platt (Terms of Endearment-art director)
08/03 Bubba Smith (Police Academy)
08/05 Francesco Quinn (Platoon)
08/25 Michael Showers (Treme/The Tree of Life)
09/08 Mary Fickett (All My Children)
09/10 Cliff Robertson (Charly)
09/11 Andy Whitfield (Spartacus series)
09/15 Frances Bay (Happy Gilmore)
10/05 Charles Napier (Rambo: First Blood Pt. II)
10/12 Patricia Breslin (General Hospital)
10/25 Wyatt Knight (Porky’s series)
11/02 Leonard Stone (Willie Wonka & the Chocolate Factory)
11/27 Ken Russell (Women in Love-director)
11/28 Patrice O’Neal (comedian)
12/07 Harry Morgan (Col. Potter of MASH)
12/16 Dan Frazer (Kojak’s Capt. Frank McNeil)
12/18 Doe Avedon (The High and the Mighty)
12/26 Pedro Armendáriz, Jr. (The Mask of Zorro)
Box Office Leaders
PG13 A young man’s horse is enlisted for the war effort as the fate of the young man and the horse intertwine during WWI.
Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol
PG13 Ethan must clear the name of the IMF’s blame for terrorism.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
R A journalist and computer hacker search for a young girl’s murderer.
Sherlock Homes: A Game of Shadows
PG13 Sherlock Holmes battles his evil nemesis, Prof. Moriarty.
The Darkest Hour
PG13 Five young people are stranded in Moscow after an alien invasion.
Adventures of Tintin
PG Tintin and his dog Snowy take on danger in this fast-paced adventure.
Alvin & the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
G While on a cruise, the chipmunks end up getting shipwrecked.
We Bought a Zoo
PG A widower buys an estate for his family which is replete with a 200 animal zoo.
New Year’s Eve
PG13 New Yorkers celebrate love, forgiveness, and second chances on New Year’s Eve.
PG Santa’s son, Arthur, must complete a huge mission before Christmas Day.
***ALSO PLAYING IN THEATERS***
The Artist, A Dangerous Method, Descendants, Don 2, Hugo, Ides of March, Immortals, In Time, J. Edgar, Like Crazy, Melancholia, The Muppets, My Week with Marilyn, Olivia’s Wintertime Cheer, Shame, The Sitter, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Tower Heist, Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Pt. 1, Won’t Last a Day without You, Young Adult.
New in Theaters — January 06
The Devil Inside R A woman is accused of being demonically possessed after brutally killing three people.
Also Playing: Loosies – Norwegian Wood – Roadie.
New on DVD — January 03
Contagion PG13 The worldwide medical community is racing to halt a global epidemic. w/Matt Damon
Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark R A young woman unleashes a race of ancient monsters from a basement lair.
The Guard R Two very different law enforcement officers must solve a murder and drug heist. w/Don Cheadle
I Don’t Know How She Does It PG13 Career woman juggles work, children, a husband, and a co-worker.
Foreign, Classics, Documentaries and more
Puncture, I Am, The Last Lions, Shark Night, Whitney Brown, Marley and Me: The Puppy Years, Red: Werewolf Hunter, Don’t Let Him In, The Chateau Meroux, Ice Quake, Swastika, Windsors from George to Kate, The Fat Boy Chronicles, Man in a Suitcase, Dr. Willoughby, Drones, 1313: Wicked Stepbrother, Refuge, Attack of the Vegan Zombies.
TV Series on DVD
Justified s2, Alfred Hitchcock Presents s5, Mildred Pierce, Royal Pains s3v1, Only When I Laugh (complete series), That’s My Boy (complete series).