Coming attractions: for this week and Dec. 25
TRON: LEGACY Sam Flynn is haunted by the mysterious disappearance of his father Kevin, a man once known as the world’s leading video-game developer. When Sam investigates a signal sent from the old Flynn’s Arcade, he finds himself pulled into a digital world where Kevin has been trapped for 20 years. With the help of the warrior Quorra, Sam and Kevin embark on a journey across a cyber universe created by Kevin with a villain who will stop at nothing to prevent their escape. Rated PG.
GULLIVER’S TRAVELS Lemuel Gulliver is a mailroom clerk at a New York newspaper. After he bluffs his way into an assignment writing about the Bermuda Triangle, he is hurtled to an undiscovered land, Lilliput. Here, Gulliver is a bigger-than-life figure and he leads his new friends in a battle against their longtime enemies. But when Gulliver loses it all and puts the Lilliputians in peril, he must find a way to undo the damage, learning that it’s how big you are on the inside that counts. Rated PG.
LITTLE FOCKERS The test of wills between Jack Byrnes and Greg Focker escalates to new heights. It has taken 10 years, two kids and countless hurdles for Greg to finally get “in” with his father-in-law, Jack. But after the cash-strapped dad takes a job moonlighting for a drug company, Jack’s suspicions come roaring back. When Greg and his wife Pam’s clan descends for the twins’ birthday, Greg must prove — amid covert missions and misunderstandings — that he’s man of the house. Rated PG-13.
AT THE IMAX POLAR EXPRESS 3-D Lying awake one Christmas Eve, a young boy is startled by the roar of a train that stops right in front of his house. He rushes outside, clad in pajamas and slippers, and the conductor informs him the train is headed for the North Pole and invites him along for the journey aboard the Polar Express. The boy boards the train and embarks on a journey of self-discovery which shows him the wonder of life never fades for those who believe. Rated G.