Reel Picks


The Adventures of Tintin (PG)

Steven Spielberg’s animated adaptation of the Belgian action-adventure comic strip about Tintin, the boy reporter who teams up with Captain Haddock, bounding around and searching for lost treasure in non-stop action.

Hugo (PG)

Martin Scorsese’s animated, melodramatic version of the award-winning children’s book set in Paris in 1931. Twelve-year-old Hugo keeps all the clocks ticking in the train station with the help of a mysterious mechanical man. With his friend Isabelle, Hugo finds the spare parts needed to keep Hugo going.

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (PG-13)

Best yet. Against an international backdrop, a blacklisted IMF team has to stop World War III. Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) penetrates the Kremlin, hangs from the world’s tallest building, and escapes from a Russian prison while things explode. Tom Wilkinson, Paula Patton, Jeremy Renner. Super crash-dash excitement.

The Muppets (PG)

Walter and his friends Gary (Jason Segel) and Mary (Amy Adams) uncover oilman Tex Richman’s (Chris Cooper) plan to destroy the Muppet Theater. Kermit reunites The Muppets to stage a fundraising telethon.

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (PG-13)

No subtle deductions here. It’s 1891 and Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) and Watson (Jude Law) are fighting their way across Europe to stop a string of bombings — the work of Moriarty (Jared Harris). With Stephen Fry as Holmes’s brother Mycroft, and Rachel McAdams.