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Being Julia (R)
A tale of lustful folly and revenge set in the world of the London stage in the late 1930s, starring Annette Bening in a role that's causing Oscar buzz already.

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Christmas with the Kranks (PG)
Tim Allen portrays Luther Krank who, fed up with the commerciality of Christmas, opts for a vacation instead. However, at the last minute he has to scrap his plans and make something of the holiday as it was meant to be celebrated.

Sneak Peaks at Chapel Hills 15 and Tinseltown

*Finding Neverland (PG)
Finding Neverland, a whimsical, warmhearted and heart-wrenching film about J.M. Barrie, the playwright who wrote Peter Pan, builds to a moving climax like a teakettle over a flame. While it often takes the form of a serious drama, an overriding playfulness makes the movie for children and children-at-heart alike, a film completely set apart from Hollywood's standard sex-and-violence fare for adults. Just like Peter Pan, it's a story about never growing up, never surrendering to the cynical world of adults, and never giving up on a place called Neverland. A quirky and rare film, Finding Neverland revels in its childish ways. It sticks its nose at the oh-so-serious world of contemporary films, and upholds the basic message of Peter Pan: that the world worth living in is the world worth dreaming of. Starring Johnny Depp as Barrie; co-starring Kate Winslet. -- Dan Wilcock

Sneak Peaks at Chapel Hills 15 and Tinseltown

Indymedia Newsreal Brown Bag (NR)
A collection of video clips regarding issues citizens have taken into their own hands that have received little or no attention from major news media outlets.

Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission, 214 E. Vermijo, Tuesday, Nov. 23 at noon.

Meeting with a Killer (NR)
Part of the All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church's Restorative Justice Film Series, Meeting with a Killer is a documentary wherein a convicted Texas murderer meets his victim's mother and daughter in a carefully mediated session in prison, designed to accomplish reconciliation and accountability.

All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 730 N. Tejon, Sunday Nov. 21, 5 p.m. potluck dinner film discussion after film.

National Treasure (PG)
Ben Gates (Nicolas Cage) descends from a family of treasure hunters who have long looked for a chest hidden by the founding fathers of the United States. When he learns of a plot to steal the treasure his only option is to find it and steal it first.

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Sideways (R)
Miles Faymond (Paul Giamatti), a failed writer who teaches junior high English, takes his best friend, former actor Jack (Thomas Haden Church), on a weeklong drive into California's wine country. There they question their various relationships and explore the nature of their failures. Directed by Alexander Payne (Election).

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The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (PG)
SpongeBob SquarePants (from Nickelodeon's animated show) takes leave from the town of Bikini Bottom in order to track down King Neptune's stolen crown.

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

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