CULTURE

Sunday, December 31

FILM: Four Rooms Four new filmmakers each direct a segment of this comedy set on New Year’s Eve at the Mon Signor Hotel, a former grand old Hollywood hotel that has since fallen upon hard times. Comedy starring Tim Roth, Ione Skye, Lili Taylor, Madonna, Antonio Banderas, Valeria Golino and Bruce Willis. (ET-1-0.15) FILM: Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book Mowgli, the jungle boy raised by wolves, a panther and a bear, returns to «civilization» to find that that humans can be a lot more savage than the beasts he grew up among. Family adventure starring Jason Scott Lee, Cary Elwes, Lena Headey, Sam Neill and John Cleese. (ET-1-13.00) FILM: Alex & Emma A novelist with writer’s block and some serious debts hires a stenographer to help his get his new novel done in time to cash in his royalty check. Romantic comedy directed by Rob Reiner, starring Kate Hudson and Luke Wilson. (Alpha-16.45)