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Don Giovanni Live from Teatro alla Scala Encore (NR)

Don Giovanni stars Peter Mattei as the philandering Don, with Bryn Terfel as his sidekick Leporello, and the velvety voiced Anna Netrebko as the much-abused Donna Anna.

Chapel Hills 15

Like Crazy (PG-13)

See our full review here.

Kimball's Peak Three

The Metropolitan Opera: Faust Live (NR)

With Jonas Kaufmann in the title role, René Pape as the devil, and Marina Poplavskaya as Marguerite, Gounod's classic retelling of the Faust legend couldn't be better served.

Cinemark 16, Hollywood Interquest, Tinseltown

New Year's Eve (PG-13)

See our full review here.

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Hollywood Interquest, Tinseltown

NYC Ballet presents George Balanchine's Nutcracker (NR)

Experience the magic and wonder that the New York Times calls "the unique, original and inimitable Nutcracker."

Cinemark 16, Hollywood Interquest, Tinseltown

The Sitter (R)

Jonah Hill has a wild night to remember when he agrees to babysit three challenging kids.

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Hollywood Interquest, Tinseltown


Other film events

Cinemaholics

A film screening determined (and shown) each Tuesday night, featuring free popcorn and drink specials.

Free, 9 p.m., Shuga's (702 S. Cascade Ave., shugasblog.com)

Collaborators (NR)

A broadcast from London's National Theatre about a writer with a dangerous sense of humor, and an even more dangerous sense of freedom, who's invited to write a play about Stalin in celebration of his 60th birthday.

$13-$15, Dec. 12-14, UCCS TheatreWorks, Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater (3955 Cragwood Drive, theatreworkscs.org)

Elf (PG)

A potluck and screening of the popular 2003 holiday comedy starring Will Ferrell.

Free, Monday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m., CityRock (21 N. Nevada Ave., climbcityrock.com)

Growthbusters (NR)

A potluck and screening of this documentary made by local filmmaker Dave Gardner.

$5, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m., Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado (315 E. Costilla St., facebook.com/events/144758738961235)

  • Like Crazy, The Sitter and other film events around town.

Film Details

New Year's Eve
Rated PG-13 · 117 min. · 2011
Official Site: www.newyearseve-movie.com
Director: Garry Marshall
Writer: Katherine Fugate
Producer: Toby Emmerich, Samuel J. Brown and Michael Disco
Cast: Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Jon Bon Jovi, Abigail Breslin, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Robert De Niro, Josh Duhamel, Zac Efron, Hector Elizondo and Katherine Heigl
The Sitter
Rated R · 100 min. · 2011
Official Site: www.thesittermovie.com
Director: David Gordon Green
Writer: Brian Gatewood and Alessandro Tanaka
Producer: Michael De Luca
Cast: Sam Rockwell, Jonah Hill, Ari Graynor, Miriam McDonald, Erin Daniels, Method Man, Max Records, Dreama Walker, J.B. Smoove and D.W. Moffett
Like Crazy
Rated PG-13 · 89 min. · 2011
Official Site: www.likecrazy.com
Director: Drake Doremus
Writer: Drake Doremus and Ben York Jones
Cast: Felicity Jones, Anton Yelchin, Chris Messina, Alex Kingston, Jennifer Lawrence, Finola Hughes, Charlie Bewley, Jamie Thomas King, Oliver Muirhead and Ben York Jones
The Metropolitan Opera: Faust LIVE
Rated NR · 265 min. · 2011
Director: Des McAnuff
Writer: Gounod
Cast: Jonas Kaufmann, René Pape and Marina Poplavskaya
Lincoln Center Series: Balanchine's The Nutcracker from NYC Ballet
Rated NR · 115 min. · 2011
Writer: George Balanchine and Tschaikovsky

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