Movies in December
December 6: Preacher’s Wife - Troubled Newark minister Henry Biggs prays for heavenly help that comes in the form of an 'angelic' friend named Dudley. Dudley helps the minister see the true spirit of Christmas and beauty in his wife. Whitney Houston, Courtney B. Vance, Gregory Hines, Loretta Devine, Denzel Washington. 124 min.
December 13: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation - Clark Griswold is going to have a 'good old-fashioned Griswold family Christmas' if it's the last thing he does, and it just might be. If they can survive it, they are in for the most memorable Christmas of their lives. Beverly D'Angelo, Randy Quaid, Chevy Chase. 97 minutes.
December 20: Lone Ranger - A thrilling adventure infused with action and humor, in which the famed masked hero is brought to life through new eyes. Native American spirit warrior Tonto recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice - taking the audience on a runaway train of epic surprises and humorous friction as the two unlikely heroes must learn to work together and fight against greed and corruption. Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, Tom Wilkinson, William Fichtner, Barry Pepper, Helena Bonham Carter, James Badge Dale, James Frain. 149 minutes
December 27: Jobs - A riveting story of a true American visionary, a man who let nothing stand in the way of greatness. It chronicles the iconic innovator and entrepreneur's early days. He was a college dropout who co-founded Apple Computer Inc. and was then forced to leave. More than a decade later, Jobs returns and single-handedly sets a course that will turn the once-tiny startup into one of the world's most valuable companies. His epic journey blazes a trail that changes technology-and the world-forever. Ashton Kutcher, Dermot Mulroney, Josh Gad, Lukas Haas, Matthew Modine, J. K. Simmons, Lesley Ann Warren, Ron Eldard. 127 minutes.
Movies begin at 1 p.m. Friday afternoons
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