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Movies opening Friday, Dec. 24


Frosty Goes To Hollywood--Get out in the snow, get it on camera, and win a chance to go play in the snow. We want your funny, crazy, silly, stupid, picturesque, amazing, original, homemade video of you, your pet, your friends or your mother-in-law doing whatever it is you do in the snow. Upload your video to by midnight on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. Prize package includes a two-night stay at The Riverhouse Hotel in Bend, Ore., two lift tickets to Mt. Bachelor, dinner for two, two passes to Winterfest, a tour and tasting at Deschutes Brewery and a Rock Star energy drink gift pack.

It’s A Wonderful Life--Your entrance into this special screening of the holiday classic supports the Idaho Foodbank, Northwest Animal Companions and/or the Idaho Humane Society. Bring a can/bag/box of unopened people or pet food, sit back and enjoy. Dec. 22-Dec. 23, Noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Donation only. Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise, 208-345-0454,


Gulliver’s Travels--Jack Black is bigger than life (literally) in this comic adaptation of Jonathan Swift’s classic novel. (PG) Edwards 9, Edwards 22

I Love You Phillip Morris--Based on a true story, Jim Carrey stars as a gay cop who’s still in the closet, until a surprising event causes him to come out. (R) Flicks

King’s Speech--Based on a true story, Colin Firth plays the stamm-mm-ering king of England who secretly hires a speech therapist (Geoffrey Rush) to help him overcome the impediment. See review at (R) Flicks

Little Fockers--The test of wills between Jack Byrnes (Robert De Niro) and Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) escalates to new heights. Jack ends up moonlighting for a drug company. (PG-13) Edwards 9, Edwards 22

Social Network--Reopening at Flicks. Director David Fincher (Fight Club, Seven) directs the story of Mark Zuckerberg, the creator of Facebook and world’s youngest billionaire, and his controversial rise to power. Stars Jesse Eisenberg. (PG-13) Flicks

True Grit--Matt Damon and Jeff Bridges team up to avenge the death of a young girl’s father in the Coen Brothers’ latest film. Based on the novel of the same name by Charles Portis. (PG-13) Edwards 9, Edwards 22

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