August 2009 DVD & Blu-rays

    The Soloist

    Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener

    In "The Soloist," an emotionally soaring drama about the redemptive power of music, jour… more

    In "The Soloist," an emotionally soaring drama about the redemptive power of music, journalist Steve Lopez (Oscar nominee Robert Downey Jr.) discovers Nathaniel Anthony Ayers (Oscar winner Jamie Foxx), a former classical music prodigy, playing his violin on the streets of L.A. As Lopez endeavors to help the homeless man find his way back, a unique friendship is formed, one that transforms both their lives. "The Soloist" is directed by Joe Wright (Golden Globe winner for Best Drama and Oscar nominee for Best Picture "Atonement").

    Drama Music

    Nationwide Release

    3 / 5
    Drama Music |  Nationwide Release

    Obsessed

    Beyonce Knowles, Ali Larter, Idris Elba

    Derek Charles (Idris Elba), a successful asset manager who has just received a huge prom… more

    Derek Charles (Idris Elba), a successful asset manager who has just received a huge promotion, is blissfully happy in his career and in his marriage to the beautiful Sharon (Beyoncé Knowles). But when Lisa (Ali Larter), a temp worker, starts stalking Derek, all the things he's worked so hard for are placed in jeopardy.

    Thriller Suspense

    Nationwide Release

    4 / 5
    Thriller Suspense |  Nationwide Release

    The Soloist

    Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener

    In "The Soloist," an emotionally soaring drama about the redemptive power of music, jour… more

    In "The Soloist," an emotionally soaring drama about the redemptive power of music, journalist Steve Lopez (Oscar nominee Robert Downey Jr.) discovers Nathaniel Anthony Ayers (Oscar winner Jamie Foxx), a former classical music prodigy, playing his violin on the streets of L.A. As Lopez endeavors to help the homeless man find his way back, a unique friendship is formed, one that transforms both their lives. "The Soloist" is directed by Joe Wright (Golden Globe winner for Best Drama and Oscar nominee for Best Picture "Atonement").

    Drama Music

    Nationwide Release

    3 / 5
    Drama Music |  Nationwide Release

    Obsessed

    Beyonce Knowles, Ali Larter, Idris Elba

    Derek Charles (Idris Elba), a successful asset manager who has just received a huge prom… more

    Derek Charles (Idris Elba), a successful asset manager who has just received a huge promotion, is blissfully happy in his career and in his marriage to the beautiful Sharon (Beyoncé Knowles). But when Lisa (Ali Larter), a temp worker, starts stalking Derek, all the things he's worked so hard for are placed in jeopardy.

    Thriller Suspense

    Nationwide Release

    4 / 5
    Thriller Suspense |  Nationwide Release

    Race to Witch Mountain

    Dwayne Johnson, AnnaSophia Robb, Carla Gugino

    "Race to Witch Mountain" is a thrilling action-adventure about a hard luck Las Vegas cab… more

    "Race to Witch Mountain" is a thrilling action-adventure about a hard luck Las Vegas cab driver Jack Bruno, whose life is thrown into chaos when apparent "runaway" teenagers Sara and Seth jump into his taxi. He soon realizes his two fares are children with exceptional paranormal powers whom he must protect as they elude a collection of ruthless enemies.

    Adventure Fantasy Thriller Remake

    4 / 5
    Adventure Fantasy Thriller Remake

    Delgo

    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Kelly Ripa, Louis Gossett Jr.

    The land of Jhamora is torn apart by the mutual prejudice of two peoples—the winged Nohr… more

    The land of Jhamora is torn apart by the mutual prejudice of two peoples—the winged Nohrin, masters of the skies, and the terrestrial Lockni, who harness the mystical powers of the land. When Delgo (Freddie Prinze, Jr.), a reckless Lockni teenager, forms an outlawed friendship with the spunky Nohrin Princess Kyla (Jennifer Love Hewitt), hostilities between the two peoples escalate, setting the stage for an exiled Empress Sedessa (Ann Bancroft) to exact her revenge and reclaim her rule.

    Adventure Family Kids Animation

    3 / 5
    Adventure Family Kids Animation

    The Mysteries of Pittsburgh

    Sienna Miller, Nick Nolte, Mena Suvari

    Based on Michael Chabon's novel, the film chronicles the defining summer of a recent col… more

    Based on Michael Chabon's novel, the film chronicles the defining summer of a recent college graduate who crosses his gangster father and explores love, sexuality, and the enigmas surrounding his life and his city.

    Comedy

    Limited Release

    Comedy |  Limited Release

    North Face

    Benno Furmann

    Drama Adventure

    Limited Release

    5 / 5
    Drama Adventure |  Limited Release

    Labor Pains

    Lindsay Lohan, Cheryl Hines, Aaron Yoo

    A young woman to pretends to be pregnant in order to avoid being fired from her job. Whe… more

    A young woman to pretends to be pregnant in order to avoid being fired from her job. When that gets her a bunch of special treatment by everyone involved in her life, she tries to keep up the lie for nine months.

    Comedy

    Comedy

    The Mutant Chronicles

    Stephen Rea, Ron Perlman, Thomas Jane

    Thomas Jane stars as Major Mitch Hunter, a 23rd century soldier who leads humans in a fi… more

    Thomas Jane stars as Major Mitch Hunter, a 23rd century soldier who leads humans in a fight against a demonic, marauding army of underworld NecroMutants.

    Action Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi

    New York / Los Angeles Release

    3 / 5
    Action Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi |  New York / Los Angeles Release

    Labor Pains

    Lindsay Lohan, Cheryl Hines, Aaron Yoo

    A young woman to pretends to be pregnant in order to avoid being fired from her job. Whe… more

    A young woman to pretends to be pregnant in order to avoid being fired from her job. When that gets her a bunch of special treatment by everyone involved in her life, she tries to keep up the lie for nine months.

    Comedy

    Comedy

    The Mutant Chronicles

    Stephen Rea, Ron Perlman, Thomas Jane

    Thomas Jane stars as Major Mitch Hunter, a 23rd century soldier who leads humans in a fi… more

    Thomas Jane stars as Major Mitch Hunter, a 23rd century soldier who leads humans in a fight against a demonic, marauding army of underworld NecroMutants.

    Action Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi

    New York / Los Angeles Release

    3 / 5
    Action Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi |  New York / Los Angeles Release

    17 Again

    Zac Efron, Matthew Perry, Leslie Mann

    What would you do if you got a second shot at life? Class of 1989, Mike O'Donnell is a s… more

    What would you do if you got a second shot at life? Class of 1989, Mike O'Donnell is a star on his high school basketball court with a college scout in the stands and a bright future in his grasp. But instead, he decides to throw it all away to share his life with his girlfriend Scarlett and the baby he just learned they are expecting. Almost 20 years later, Mike's glory days are decidedly behind him. His marriage to Scarlett has fallen apart, he has been passed over for a promotion at work, his teenage kids think he is a loser, and he has been reduced to crashing with his high school nerd-turned-techno-billionaire best friend Ned. But Mike is given another chance when he is miraculously transformed back to the age of 17. Unfortunately, Mike may look 17 again, but his thirtysomething outlook is totally uncool in the class of 2009. And in trying to recapture his best years, Mike could lose the best things that ever happened to him.

    Comedy Teen

    Nationwide Release

    4 / 5
    Comedy Teen |  Nationwide Release

    I Love You, Man

    Paul Rudd, Jason Segel, Rashida Jones

    In “I Love You, Man,” a comedy from John Hamburg (“Along Came Polly,” co-writer of “M… more

    In “I Love You, Man,” a comedy from John Hamburg (“Along Came Polly,” co-writer of “Meet the Parents,” “Meet the Fockers,” “Zoolander”), Peter Klaven (Paul Rudd, “Knocked Up” “The 40 Year Old Virgin”) is a successful real estate agent who, upon getting engaged to the woman of his dreams, Zooey (“The Office’s” Rashida Jones), discovers, to his dismay and chagrin, that he has no male friend close enough to serve as his Best Man. Peter immediately sets out to rectify the situation, embarking on a series of bizarre and awkward “man-dates,” before meeting Sydney Fife (Jason Segel, “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”), a charming, opinionated man with whom he instantly bonds. But the closer the two men get, the more Peter’s relationship with Zooey suffers, ultimately forcing him to choose between his fiancée and his newfound “bro,” in a story that comically explores what it truly means to be a “friend.”

    Comedy

    Nationwide Release

    4 / 5
    Comedy |  Nationwide Release

    Road Trip 2: Beer Pong

    DJ Qualls, Preston Jones, Michael Trotter

    The story sees a college student named Andy egged on by his rascally friends to stop wor… more

    The story sees a college student named Andy egged on by his rascally friends to stop worrying so much about his girlfriend back-home and start ejoying college life to the full. So he does. And meets a ‘Beer Pong' model named Jenna. He becomes rather besotted. Unfortunately, the girlfriend decides to transfer to Andy's university so she can be closer to him - and on all days, the day he and his friends have decided to hit the road chasing Jenna and her model friends in their big-ass tour bus.

    Comedy Sequel

    Comedy Sequel

    Gigantic

    Paul Dano, Zooey Deschanel

    An offbeat comedy revolving around Brian, a mattress store worker who wants to adopt a C… more

    An offbeat comedy revolving around Brian, a mattress store worker who wants to adopt a Chinese baby. Brian meets Happy, a hot, potty-mouthed girl who he falls head over heels for. Together, they negotiate their increasing intimacy, and the appearances of their many eccentric relatives, as Brian awaits the call from the adoption agency.

    Comedy Romance

    New York Release

    4 / 5
    Comedy Romance |  New York Release

    Chaos

    Wesley Snipes, Ryan Phillippe, Jason Statham

    Ryan Phillippe and Jason Statham play cops hunting down a bank robber (Wesley Sni… more

    Ryan Phillippe and Jason Statham play cops hunting down a bank robber (Wesley Snipes) in "Chaos".

    Action Adventure Thriller Suspense Crime

    Action Adventure Thriller Suspense Crime

    The Class

    Nassim Amrabt, Cherif Bounaïdja Rachedi, Juliette Demaille

    "The Class" is based on an autobiographical novel by Francois Begaudeau, a drama that fo… more

    "The Class" is based on an autobiographical novel by Francois Begaudeau, a drama that follows the year in the life of a French schoolteacher working at a high-school in a tough neighborhood of Paris. Ethnicities, cultures and attitudes often clash in the classroom. As amusing and inspiring as the teenage students can be, their difficult behavior can still jeopardize any teacher's enthusiasm for the low-paying job. Francois insists on an atmosphere of respect and diligence. Neither stuffy nor severe, his extravagant frankness often takes the students by surprise. But his classroom ethics are put to the test when his students begin to challenge his methods.

    Drama

    Limited Release

    2 / 5
    Drama |  Limited Release

    Chaos

    Wesley Snipes, Ryan Phillippe, Jason Statham

    Ryan Phillippe and Jason Statham play cops hunting down a bank robber (Wesley Sni… more

    Ryan Phillippe and Jason Statham play cops hunting down a bank robber (Wesley Snipes) in "Chaos".

    Action Adventure Thriller Suspense Crime

    Action Adventure Thriller Suspense Crime

    Alien Trespass

    In 1957, local townspeople must hunt down the alien Ghota and neutralize it before it co… more

    In 1957, local townspeople must hunt down the alien Ghota and neutralize it before it consumes all the local inhabitants and uses the human fuel to multiply and conquer the world.

    Comedy Sci-Fi

    2 / 5
    Comedy Sci-Fi

    Gooby

    Willy is terrified about moving into the family's new house. In response to his wish for… more

    Willy is terrified about moving into the family's new house. In response to his wish for someone to save him, a large creature named Gooby comes to life.

    Fantasy

    Limited Release

    1 / 5
    Fantasy |  Limited Release

    Alien Trespass

    In 1957, local townspeople must hunt down the alien Ghota and neutralize it before it co… more

    In 1957, local townspeople must hunt down the alien Ghota and neutralize it before it consumes all the local inhabitants and uses the human fuel to multiply and conquer the world.

    Comedy Sci-Fi

    2 / 5
    Comedy Sci-Fi

    Paris 36

    Set in a suburb of north-east Paris between December 1935 and July 1936 during the "revo… more

    Set in a suburb of north-east Paris between December 1935 and July 1936 during the "revolutionary" period of the Popular Front (who introduced the first paid holidays and a shorter working week). Three unemployed performers decide to take over by force the music hall where they worked a few months earlier and stage a show there.

    Drama

    Limited Release

    3 / 5
    Drama |  Limited Release

    Hannah Montana: The Movie

    Miley Cyrus, Emily Osment, Jason Earles

    Walt Disney Pictures takes the Disney Channel phenom to the big screen in a feature film… more

    Walt Disney Pictures takes the Disney Channel phenom to the big screen in a feature film extravaganza. Miley Stewart (Miley Cyrus) struggles to juggle school, friends and her secret pop-star persona; when Hannah Montana's soaring popularity threatens to take over her life—she just might let it. So her father (Billy Ray Cyrus) takes the teen home to Crowley Corners, Tenn., for a dose of reality, kicking off an adventure filled with the kind of fun, laughter and romance even Hannah Montana couldn't imagine.

    Comedy Musical Teen Family Kids

    Nationwide Release

    4 / 5
    Comedy Musical Teen Family Kids |  Nationwide Release

    The Last House on the Left

    Monica Potter, Sara Paxton, Garret Dillahunt

    Masters of horror Wes Craven and Sean Cunningham revisit their landmark film that launch… more

    Masters of horror Wes Craven and Sean Cunningham revisit their landmark film that launched Craven's directing career and influenced decades of horror films to follow: "The Last House on the Left". Bringing one of the most notorious thrillers of all time to a new generation, they produce the story that explores how far two ordinary people will go to exact revenge on the sociopaths who harmed their child.

    The night she arrives at the remote Collingwood lakehouse, Mari (Sara Paxton) and her friend are kidnapped by a prison escapee and his crew. Terrified and left for dead, Mari's only hope is to make it back to parents John and Emma (Tony Goldwyn and Monica Potter). Unfortunately, her attackers unknowingly seek shelter at the one place she could be safe. And when her family learns the horrifying story, they will make three strangers curse the day they came to "The Last House on the Left".

    Suspense Horror Remake

    4 / 5
    Suspense Horror Remake

    Surveillance

    Pell James, Bill Pullman, Julia Ormond

    Somewhere deep inside the Santa Fe desert there have been a number of blood curdling mur… more

    Somewhere deep inside the Santa Fe desert there have been a number of blood curdling murders...a real killing spree. The local police station is in disarray. Captain Billings, Officers Degrasso and Wright have apprehended three witnesses: Officer Jack Bennet, one of their own, tough, but affected by recent events; Bobby, young, high as a kite on cocaine; and Stephanie, eight years old, who has just witnessed her family being brutally murdered by two figures dressed in jumpsuits, gloves, boots, and horrifyingly disfiguring blue latex masks. Even though everyone is ready to go, they are still waiting... waiting for the Feds to arrive. As the witnesses tell their stories one by one to the FBI agents who have now taken over, the murderous events unravel before our eyes. It becomes clear, little Stephanie knows something, something about the agents, Hallaway and Anderson. And then two more bodies have been found...

    Drama Thriller Suspense

    4 / 5
    Drama Thriller Suspense

    The Garden

    The Garden is an look at the struggle between urban farmers and the City of Los Angeles… more

    The Garden is an look at the struggle between urban farmers and the City of Los Angeles and a powerful developer who want to evict them and build warehouses.

    Documentary

    Los Angeles Release

    Documentary |  Los Angeles Release

    Tyson

    Mike Tyson

    "Tyson" is acclaimed indie director James Toback's stylistically inventive portrait of a… more

    "Tyson" is acclaimed indie director James Toback's stylistically inventive portrait of a mesmerizing Mike Tyson. Toback allows Tyson to reveal himself without inhibition and with eloquence and a pervasive vulnerability. Through a mixture of original interviews and archival footage and photographs, a startlingly complex, fully-rounded human being emerges. The film ranges from Tyson's earliest memories of growing up on the mean streets of Brooklyn through his entry into the world of boxing, to his rollercoaster ride in the funhouse of worldwide fame and fortunes won and lost. It is the story of a legendary and uniquely controversial international athletic icon, a figure conjuring radical questions of race and class. In its depiction of a man rising from the most debased circumstances to unlimited heights, destroyed by his own hubris, "Tyson" emerges as a modern day version of classic Greek tragedy.

    Sports Documentary

    Limited Release

    4 / 5
    Sports Documentary |  Limited Release

    The Golden Boys

    Rip Torn, David Carradine, John Savage

    A romantic comedy, set on Cape Cod in 1905, about three 70-year-old retired sea captains… more

    A romantic comedy, set on Cape Cod in 1905, about three 70-year-old retired sea captains who try to lure an attractive middle-aged woman into marriage.

    Romance

    Romance

    Tyson

    Mike Tyson

    "Tyson" is acclaimed indie director James Toback's stylistically inventive portrait of a… more

    "Tyson" is acclaimed indie director James Toback's stylistically inventive portrait of a mesmerizing Mike Tyson. Toback allows Tyson to reveal himself without inhibition and with eloquence and a pervasive vulnerability. Through a mixture of original interviews and archival footage and photographs, a startlingly complex, fully-rounded human being emerges. The film ranges from Tyson's earliest memories of growing up on the mean streets of Brooklyn through his entry into the world of boxing, to his rollercoaster ride in the funhouse of worldwide fame and fortunes won and lost. It is the story of a legendary and uniquely controversial international athletic icon, a figure conjuring radical questions of race and class. In its depiction of a man rising from the most debased circumstances to unlimited heights, destroyed by his own hubris, "Tyson" emerges as a modern day version of classic Greek tragedy.

    Sports Documentary

    Limited Release

    4 / 5
    Sports Documentary |  Limited Release
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    Adventureland

    Jesse Eisenberg, Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Stewart

    It's the summer of 1987, and James Brennan (Jesse Eisenberg), an uptight recent college… more

    It's the summer of 1987, and James Brennan (Jesse Eisenberg), an uptight recent college grad, can't wait to embark on his dream tour of Europe. But when his parents (Wendie Malick and Jack Gilpin) announce they can no longer subsidize his trip, James has little choice but to take a lowly job at a local amusement park. Forget about German beer, world-famous museums and cute French girls-James' summer will now be populated by belligerent dads, stuffed pandas, and screaming kids high on cotton candy. Lucky for James, what should have been his worst summer ever turns into quite an adventure as he discovers love in the most unlikely place with his captivating co-worker Em (Kristen Stewart), and learns to loosen up.

    Comedy Teen

    Nationwide Release

    3 / 5
    Comedy Teen |  Nationwide Release

    Duplicity

    Julia Roberts, Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti

    Oscar® winner Julia Roberts and Clive Owen reunite for "Duplicity," from writer/director… more

    Oscar® winner Julia Roberts and Clive Owen reunite for "Duplicity," from writer/director Tony Gilroy (seven-time Oscar®-nominated "Michael Clayton"). In the film, they star as spies-turned-corporate operatives in the midst of a clandestine love affair. When they find themselves embroiled in a high-stakes espionage game, they discover the toughest part of the job is deciding how much to trust the one you love.

    CIA officer Claire Stenwick (Roberts) and MI6 agent Ray Koval (Owen) have left the world of government intelligence to cash in on the highly profitable cold war raging between two rival multinational corporations. Their mission? Secure the formula for a product that will bring a fortune to the company that patents it first.

    For their employers—industry titan Howard Tully (Tom Wilkinson) and buccaneer CEO Dick Garsik (Paul Giamatti)— nothing is out of bounds. But as the stakes rise, the mystery deepens and the tactics get dirtier, the trickiest secret for Claire and Ray is their growing attraction. And as they each try to stay one double-cross ahead, two career loners find their schemes endangered by the only thing they can't cheat their way out of: love.

    Drama

    Nationwide Release

    4 / 5
    Drama |  Nationwide Release

    Sunshine Cleaning

    Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Clifton Collins Jr.

    Once the high school cheerleading captain who dated the quarterback, Rose Lorkowski (Amy… more

    Once the high school cheerleading captain who dated the quarterback, Rose Lorkowski (Amy Adams) now finds herself a thirty something single mother working as a maid. Her sister Norah, (Emily Blunt), is still living at home with their dad Joe (Alan Arkin), a salesman with a lifelong history of ill-fated get rich quick schemes.

    Desperate to get her son into a better school, Rose persuades Norah to go into the crime scene clean-up business with her to make some quick cash. In no time, the girls are up to their elbows in murders, suicides and other…specialized situations. As they climb the ranks in a very dirty job, the sisters find a true respect for one another and the closeness they have always craved finally blossoms. By building their own improbable business, Rose and Norah open the door to the joys and challenges of being there for one another—no matter what—while creating a brighter future for the entire Lorkowski family.

    Comedy

    Nationwide Release

    4 / 5
    Comedy |  Nationwide Release

    Fighting

    Channing Tatum, Terrence Howard, Luis Guzman

    Shawn MacArthur (Channing Tatum) has come to New York City with nothing. Barely earning… more

    Shawn MacArthur (Channing Tatum) has come to New York City with nothing. Barely earning a living selling counterfeit goods on the streets, his luck changes when scam artist Harvey Boarden (Terrence Howard) sees that he has a natural talent for streetfighting. When Harvey offers Shawn help at making the real cash, the two form an uneasy partnership.

    As Shawn's manager, Harvey introduces him to the corrupt bare-knuckle circuit, where rich men bet on disposable pawns. Almost overnight, he becomes a star brawler, taking down professional boxers, mixed martial arts champs and ultimate fighters in a series of staggeringly intense bouts. But if Shawn ever hopes to escape the dark world in which he's found himself, he must now face the toughest fight of his life.

    Drama Action

    Nationwide Release

    4 / 5
    Drama Action |  Nationwide Release

    Sunshine Cleaning

    Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Clifton Collins Jr.

    Once the high school cheerleading captain who dated the quarterback, Rose Lorkowski (Amy… more

    Once the high school cheerleading captain who dated the quarterback, Rose Lorkowski (Amy Adams) now finds herself a thirty something single mother working as a maid. Her sister Norah, (Emily Blunt), is still living at home with their dad Joe (Alan Arkin), a salesman with a lifelong history of ill-fated get rich quick schemes.

    Desperate to get her son into a better school, Rose persuades Norah to go into the crime scene clean-up business with her to make some quick cash. In no time, the girls are up to their elbows in murders, suicides and other…specialized situations. As they climb the ranks in a very dirty job, the sisters find a true respect for one another and the closeness they have always craved finally blossoms. By building their own improbable business, Rose and Norah open the door to the joys and challenges of being there for one another—no matter what—while creating a brighter future for the entire Lorkowski family.

    Comedy

    Nationwide Release

    4 / 5
    Comedy |  Nationwide Release

    Fighting

    Channing Tatum, Terrence Howard, Luis Guzman

    Shawn MacArthur (Channing Tatum) has come to New York City with nothing. Barely earning… more

    Shawn MacArthur (Channing Tatum) has come to New York City with nothing. Barely earning a living selling counterfeit goods on the streets, his luck changes when scam artist Harvey Boarden (Terrence Howard) sees that he has a natural talent for streetfighting. When Harvey offers Shawn help at making the real cash, the two form an uneasy partnership.

    As Shawn's manager, Harvey introduces him to the corrupt bare-knuckle circuit, where rich men bet on disposable pawns. Almost overnight, he becomes a star brawler, taking down professional boxers, mixed martial arts champs and ultimate fighters in a series of staggeringly intense bouts. But if Shawn ever hopes to escape the dark world in which he's found himself, he must now face the toughest fight of his life.

    Drama Action

    Nationwide Release

    4 / 5
    Drama Action |  Nationwide Release

    Life Is Hot in Cracktown

    Shannyn Sossamon, Brandon Routh, Kerry Washington

    Marybeth (Kerry Washington) is a pre-op transsexual working as a prostitute and living w… more

    Marybeth (Kerry Washington) is a pre-op transsexual working as a prostitute and living with her lover, Benny, a small time burglar. In spite of their lines of work, they live a somewhat normal life as a married couple. Manny (Victor Rasuk) works two jobs: the late shift in an all night bodega surrounded by young junkies, drug dealers and prostitutes, and as a security guard in a Welfare hotel to provide for his family. Willy, ten years old, lives in the Welfare hotel with his sister, mother (Illeana Douglas) and her violent boyfriend, begging on the street so he and Susie can buy some fast food to eat. Romeo (Evan Ross), a street tough, roams the streets with his gang, terrorizing anyone who comes in his path. These four stories come together in a powerful climax of love and salvation, showing that despite the obstacles of life in the inner-city, humanity and hope can still prevail.

    Drama

    Drama

    The Informers

    Billy Bob Thornton, Kim Basinger, Austin Nichols

    Bret Easton Ellis (“Less Than Zero” and “American Psycho”) adapts his own acclaimed nove… more

    Bret Easton Ellis (“Less Than Zero” and “American Psycho”) adapts his own acclaimed novel for the screen, returning to the Los Angeles of the early 1980’s with a multi-strand narrative that deftly balances a vast array of characters who represent both the top of the heap (a Hollywood dream merchant, a dissolute rock star, an aging newscaster) and the bottom (a voyeuristic doorman, an amoral ex-con). Connecting all his intertwining strands are the quintessential Ellis protagonists—a group of beautiful, blonde young men and women who sleep all day and party all night, doing drugs—and one another—with abandon, never realizing that they are dancing on the edge of a volcano. Filmed with uncommon glamour and grit by acclaimed Australian director Gregor Jordan, "The Informers" is an alternately blistering and chilling portrait of hedonism run amuck. The film stars Billy Bob Thornton, Kim Basinger, Mickey Rourke, Winona Ryder, Jon Foster and Amber Heard.

    Drama Adaptation

    Limited Release

    5 / 5
    Drama Adaptation |  Limited Release

    Rudo y Cursi

    Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna

    Tato (Gael García Bernal) and Beto (Diego Luna), two brothers living a hard life of manu… more

    Tato (Gael García Bernal) and Beto (Diego Luna), two brothers living a hard life of manual labor in rural Mexico, have a simple dream of saving enough money to build their mother her dream house. But fate has other plans; a friendly game of soccer leads to first one, then the other being taken on by the nation’s top talent scout, Batuta, and gives rise to the first of many emotional head to heads between brothers. Suddenly, they find themselves living the high life of star athletes—fame, riches, fast cars, and beautiful women. But every dream has a dark side, and when they are forced to compete on rival teams, bitterness brews between them. Mutual trust gives way to resentment and betrayal, while the dangers of their wild new lifestyles threaten debt and the safety of their entire family. In the end, all will ride on the one big game between their two clubs. Tato and Beto must face each other on the pitch but also reunite again as brothers before they lose everything they had once dreamed of.

    Drama Comedy Sports

    Limited Release

    3 / 5
    Drama Comedy Sports |  Limited Release

    Trouble The Water

    An aspiring rap artist and her streetwise husband, armed with a video camera, show what… more

    An aspiring rap artist and her streetwise husband, armed with a video camera, show what survival is all about when they are trapped in New Orleans by deadly floodwaters, and seize a chance for a new beginning.

    Documentary

    Documentary

    The Crypt

    Sarah Oh, Cristen Irene, Mike Ranallo

    Six young criminals break into hidden catacombs underneath their town and attempt to ste… more

    Six young criminals break into hidden catacombs underneath their town and attempt to steal jewelry buried from the "Great Depression" only to find inhabitants guarding the precious belongings. After being trapped in this dark maze of crypts the group tries to escape alive.

    Horror

    Horror

    Trouble The Water

    An aspiring rap artist and her streetwise husband, armed with a video camera, show what… more

    An aspiring rap artist and her streetwise husband, armed with a video camera, show what survival is all about when they are trapped in New Orleans by deadly floodwaters, and seize a chance for a new beginning.

    Documentary

    Documentary

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