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with the in­evitabil­ity of a mu­si­cal work un­fold­ing. This Santa Fe peren­nial re­turns in a new print. Not rated. 102 min­utes. In Span­ish and Ger­man with sub­ti­tles. The Screen, Santa Fe. (Craig Smith) THE SOR­CERER’S AP­PREN­TICE Don’t ex­pect a fea­ture-length ver­sion of the Fan­ta­sia se­quence, even though Jo­hann Wolf­gang von Goethe (who wrote the 1797 poem on which it was based) gets a story credit. This film takes place in Man­hat­tan and stars Nicolas Cage — with hair that’s more Van Halen than von Goethe — as a sor­cerer with an ap­pren­tice (Jay Baruchel). Di­rec­tor Jon Turteltaub and the spe­cial-ef­fects teams craft some nifty wizard du­els, but the film doesn’t have any­thing else of in­ter­est, the hu­mor is pu­trid, and Baruchel is too much of a dweeb to play a lead part. Rated PG. 111 min­utes. Re­gal Sta­dium 14, Santa Fe; Dream­Catcher, Es­pañola; Sto­ry­teller, Taos. (Robert B. Ker) TOY STORY 3 Buzz, Woody, and the rest of the gang are back in a dark and twisted se­quel. With Andy now headed for col­lege, the toys find them­selves do­nated to a pris­on­like day-care cen­ter, from which they must break free. Along the way, the char­ac­ters face their mor­tal­ity, af­firm the value of friend­ship, and come to cher­ish the things that shaped their lives — even as they let go of those things. If your eyes re­main dry, then you’re made of tougher stuff than I am. Rated G. 103 min­utes. Screens in 2-D. Re­gal Sta­dium 14, Santa Fe; Dream­Catcher, Es­pañola. (Robert B. Ker) THE TWI­LIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE Bella (Kris­ten Ste­wart) wants Ed­ward (Robert Pat­tin­son) to “turn” her into a vam­pire, but he wants to marry her first. Were­wolf Ja­cob (Tay­lor Laut­ner) thinks Bella should choose him in­stead. How­ever, some­thing more se­ri­ous is at stake (ha ha): venge­ful Vic­to­ria (Bryce Dal­las Howard) is spawn­ing an army of vi­cious “new­born” vam­pires. Di­rec­tor David Slade uses rapid-fire com­bat scenes to keep things from get­ting too mushy, and screen­writer Melissa Rosen­berg in­jects wel­come light­heart­ed­ness. Rated PG-13. 124 min­utes. Re­gal Sta­dium 14, Santa Fe; Dream­Catcher, Es­pañola. (Lau­rel Glad­den) WIN­TER’S BONE De­bra Granik’s lean, gritty, and some­times vi­o­lent odyssey of search and sur­vival in the poor­est back­woods of the Ozarks won this year’s Grand Jury Prize at Sun­dance. Ree Dolly, played with ma­ture tough­ness by 19-year-old Jen­nifer Lawrence, must find her missing fa­ther if she’s to keep the ramshackle home where she takes care of her sib­lings and her men­tally ab­sent mother. This is law­less, meth-cook­ing coun­try; and the fam­ily and neigh­bors she goes to for help of­fer lit­tle help or truth; but there’s not a false moment or a false step from the cast. Rated R. 99 min­utes. Re­gal DeVargas, Santa Fe. ( Jonathan Richards)

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