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11/25/2012 - 1:23pm

Jack Frost (voiced by Chris Pine) has no recollection of his early life.  His memories start when the Man in the Moon called to him and gave him his ability to manipulate cold.  Now he travels the world bringing snow and ice to all the lands and snow days off from school for the children.  Jack is called to the North Pole to meet with the Guardians:  A collection of heroes who defend the dreams and ambitions of children.  The Guardians are the Tooth Fairy (voiced by Isla Fisher), the Easter Bunny (voiced by Hugh Jackman) and the Sand Man (who doesn’t speak).

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11/17/2012 - 11:32pm

The Civil War has raged four years costing hundreds of thousands of lives.  President Abraham Lincoln (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his advisers see the war coming to an end fairly soon but there will be more bloody battles ahead.  With recent elections leaving several Democratic representatives as lame ducks, Lincoln sees this as a good time to reintroduce his proposed 13th Amendment to the constitution banning slavery.

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11/11/2012 - 9:46pm

James Bond (Daniel Craig) is dead; accidently shot by another MI6 agent named Eve (Naomie Harris) while the two were on a mission in Turkey to recover a computer hard drive containing the names of every NATO agent who had infiltrated terrorist groups around the world.  The bad guy got away with the hard drive and the Intelligence and Security Committee Chairman Gareth Mallory (Ralph Fiennes) is displeased.  He begins the process of replacing MI6 director M (Judi Dench).

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11/04/2012 - 3:14pm

Wreck-It Ralph (voiced by John C. Reilly) has been demolishing an apartment building constructed where he used to live for 30 years.  Each time he tears it down, Fix-It Felix, Jr. (voiced by Jack McBrayer) arrives with his handy magic hammer and repairs the damage.  The residents of the apartment building then throw Ralph off the roof into a mud puddle and give Felix a shiny medal.  All of this happens in an arcade video game.

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10/20/2012 - 8:22pm

Alex Cross (Tyler Perry) is a brilliant psychologist who also happens to be a great cop.  He’s able to take his training in human behavior and use that to bring the worst of the bad guys to justice.  Helping him is his partner Thomas Kane (Edward Burns) and another detective Monica Ashe (Rachel Nichols).  Against department policy, Kane and Ashe are involved in a romantic relationship that may prove to be serious.  Cross and Kane are called to the scene of a quadruple homicide in a very well-to-do part of town.

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10/14/2012 - 10:21pm

Marty (Colin Farrell) is a hard-drinking screenwriter struggling with his latest project; a crime story without violence he calls “Seven Psychopaths.”  Wanting to help him with the script is his friend Bill (Sam Rockwell), an actor with self-control issues who more than once has punched a director during an audition.  To make ends meet, Bill is partners with Hans (Christopher Walken) in a dog abduction business.  Bill trolls the local park looking for easily snatched dogs.

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10/07/2012 - 1:55am

Victor Frankenstein (voiced by Charlie Tahan) is an odd but likeable young boy.  He has no friends except for his faithful dog Sparky.  His mom and dad (voiced by Catherine O’Hara and Martin Short) would like Victor to make more friends at school but the only person he is close to is his science teacher, Mr. Rzykruski (voiced by Martin Landau).  To encourage Victor to try new things, his father tells him that the only way he will sign the permission slip for Victor to enter the science fair at school is if he gives baseball a try.

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09/30/2012 - 7:18pm

In the future, time travel will be discovered then instantly outlawed by the government.  The only people who have access to time machines are organized crime gangs.  They used the machines to send their enemies back in time where they are murdered by assassins called loopers.  One of these loopers is Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt).  He is part of a gang of loopers working out of Kansas City.  Their boss Abe (Jeff Daniels) was sent back in time by the mobs to oversee the loopers work as well as manage a nightclub where many of the loopers hang out.

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09/23/2012 - 10:19pm

After a nuclear war decimated most of the country, America’s remaining population lives in a giant walled metropolis called Mega City One.  Crime runs rampant in the massive city with 17,000 crimes reported each day.  The only thing standing between the citizens and chaos is Judges from the Hall of Justice.  Each Judge, riding around the city on a customized motorcycle, is tasked not only with maintaining the law, but also acting as jury and instant executioner.  The toughest of all the Judges is one called Dredd (Karl Urban).

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09/15/2012 - 7:26pm

Alice (Milla Jovovich) is once again in the clutches of the Umbrella Corporation.  Her former friend and ally Jill Valentine (Sienna Guillory) is under Umbrella’s control thanks to a device attached to her chest.  Jill is head of security and questions Alice for the artificial intelligence that now runs what’s left of Umbrella, the Red Queen.