Robert Zemeckis (<i>The Polar Express</i>, <i>Beowulf</i>) has made yet another film using 3D performance capture technology, with his latest piece of work, <i>A Christmas Carol</i>. Jim Carrey plays Ebenezer Scrooge in this digitally animated take on the classic Christmas story.
Ang Lee (<i>Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon</i>; <i>Hulk</i>; <i>Brokeback Mountain</i>) has once again proven his insight and versatility as a director. <i>Taking Woodstock</i> is a delightful comedy set in the Catskills in upstate New York, 1969. It tells the story of Elliot Tiber (Demetri Martin), a Greenwich Village designer who comes home to help out with his parents’ old, run-down motel in White Lake, NY.
Flint Lockwood (Bill Hader) lives with his dad on an island whose inhabitants’ sole source of food and income comes from the sardine business. Flint has always had a passion in science and inventing things since childhood. So when the sardine supply vanishes one day and the town is left to go hungry, he comes up with the perfect invention: a machine that will turn water into food.