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     Volume 5 Issue 124 | December 15, 2006 |

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New Flicks

When the end comes, not everyone is ready to go.
Genres: Action / Adventure
Director: Mel Gibson
Distributors: Buena Vista Pictures
Starring: Dalia Hernandez, Mayra Serbulo, Gerardo Taracena, Raoul Trujillo

Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his family he will make a desperate break to return home and to ultimately save his way of life.

The Nativity Story
One Couple.One Journey.One Child...
who would change the world...forever.

Genre: Drama / Family
: Catherine Hardwicke
Distributors: New Line Cinema
Starring: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Oscar Isaac, Ciaran Hinds

A chronicle of the perilous journey of a young couple, Mary and Joseph, who must travel from their home in Nazareth to Bethlehem, Joseph's ancestral home, to register for a census ordered by King Herod. It is a journey of over 100 miles, through treacherous terrain, made much more difficult by the fact that Mary is nine months pregnant.

Top at the Box Office

1. Happy Feet
WARNING: May Cause Toe-Tapping.
Genres: Family / Musical / Animation
Starring: Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman
2. Casino Royale
James Bond's first mission.
Genres: Action / Adventure / Thriller
Starring: Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Jeffrey Wright
3. Deja Vu
If you thought it was just a trick of the mind, prepare yourself for the truth.
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi
Starring: Denzel Washington, Val Kilmer, Paula Patton, Bruce Greenwood
4. The Nativity Story
One Couple. One Journey. One Child...who would change the world...forever.
Genre: Drama / Family
Starring: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Oscar Isaac, Ciaran Hinds
5. Deck the Halls
There glows the neighbourhood.
Genre: Comedy / Family
Starring: Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick, Kristin Chenoweth, Kristin Davis


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