August 2010 Movies




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The Sicilian Girl

A 17-year-old Sicilian girl goes to see an anti-Mafia judge to denounce the Mafia system that was responsible for the murder of her father and her brother.
Marco Amenta
Drama Crime
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Step Up 3D PG-13

Moose plans on hitting the books and studying but can't keep his feet keep tap-tapping to an unheard beat whenever he's in class. But before long he's joined the infamous underground dance crew known as the "House of Pirates".
Briana Evigan, Jon M. Chu, Adam Shankman, Jennifer Gibgot, Erik Feig, Jason Etter, Patrick Wachsberger, Amy Andelson
Drama Sequel Teen Music 3D Shot-In-3D

The Other Guys PG-13

An Adam McKay-directed action comedy that will team Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg as cops.
Michael Keaton, Mark Wahlberg, Craig Robinson, Steve Coogan, David Householter, Will Ferrell, Rob Riggle, Dwayne Johnson
Comedy

Colin Fitz Lives!

Two security guards, Paul and Grady, guard the grave of dead rock legend, Colin Fitz, on the fifth anniversary of his death.
William H. Macy, John C. McGinley, Robert Bella
Comedy

Lebanon R

June, 1982 - The First Lebanon War. A lone tank and a paratroopers platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town - a simple mission that turns into a nightmare. The four members of a tank crew find themselves in a violent situation that they cannot contain. Motivated by fear and the basic instinct of survival, they desperately try not to lose themselves in the chaos of war.
Michael Moshonov, Samuel Maoz, Yoav Donat, Zohar Shtrauss, Dudu Tassa, Itay Tiran
Drama
New York / Los Angeles
4 / 5
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Flipped PG

Two kids lock horns at age 7 and then go on to share their first kiss at 13.
Rob Reiner, David Siegel, Aidan Quinn, Martin Shafer, Madeline Carroll, Penelope Ann Miller, Rebecca De Mornay, Kelly Gonda
Drama Comedy

The Concert PG-13

Thirty years ago, the renowned conductor of the Bolshoi orchestra was fired for hiring Jewish musicians. Now a mere cleaning man at the Bolshoi, he learns that the Châtelet Theater in Paris has invited the Bolshoi orchestra to play. He decides to gather his former musicians and perform in Paris in the place of the current Bolshoi orchestra.
Matthew Robbins, Radu Mihaileanu, Mélanie Laurent, Alexei Guskov, Francois Berléand
Comedy

Twelve R

Based on the controversial Nick McDonell novel, "Twelve" follows high school dropout turned successful drug dealer White Mike (Chace Crawford) in New York's Upper East Side. Business is booming when all of the kids are home from boarding school and everyone has money to blow. Mike leads a double life, concealing the truth from his childhood friend Molly (Emma Roberts) while his supplier Lionel (Curtis Jackson) pulls Mike further into the world of the Manhattan drug trade. Mike's two lives begin to collide when his cousin is brutally murdered on an East Harlem playground and a new drug, twelve, emerges as the recreational drug of choice.
Emma Roberts, 50 Cent, Chace Crawford, Rory Culkin, Joel Schumacher, Ted Field, Jordan Melamed, Ellen Barkin
Drama Crime

Middle Men R

"Middle Men" centers on a straight-and-narrow businessman who builds the first online billing company dealing exclusively with adult entertainment and finds himself in the middle of a whirlwind filled with starlets, conmen, Russian mobsters, federal agents and international terrorists -- all while trying to hold on to his marriage and family.
Christopher Mallick, Laura Ramsey, Luke Wilson, Giovanni Ribisi, Kelsey Grammer, William Sherak, Gabriel Macht, James Caan
Comedy

The Disappearance of Alice Creed R

On a suburban street, two masked men seize a young woman. They bind and gag her and take her to an abandoned, soundproofed apartment. She is Alice Creed, daughter of a millionaire. Her kidnappers, the coldly efficient Vic and his younger accomplice Danny, have worked out a meticulous plan. But Alice is not going to play the perfect victim – she's not giving in without a fight. In a tense power-play of greed, duplicity and survival we discover that sometimes disappearances can be deceptive...
Gemma Arterton, J Blakeson, Adrian Sturges, Martin Compston, Eddie Marsan
Thriller Suspense

Cemetery Junction R

The story of being trapped in a small town in the UK and dreaming of escape.
Ralph Fiennes, Matthew Goode, Emily Watson, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant
Drama Comedy

The Oxford Murders

A professor and a grad student work together to stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols.
Elijah Wood, Alex de la Iglesia, John Hurt, Leonor Watling
Thriller Crime

The Wildest Dream PG

Directed by acclaimed documentary filmmaker Anthony Geffen and featuring the vocal talents of narrators Liam Neeson, Hugh Dancy, the late Natasha Richardson, Ralph Fiennes and Alan Rickman, "The Wildest Dream" is a breathtaking mountaineering adventure that seeks to provide answers to the enduring mystery of the death of George Mallory on Mount Everest. Foremost among them: Did Mallory succeed in reaching the summit before he and fellow climber Sandy Irvine died that fateful day in 1924?

In 1999, renowned American mountaineer Conrad Anker made a discovery that reverberated around the globe. High in Mount Everest's "death zone," he found the remarkably preserved body of George Mallory—75 years after the British explorer mysteriously vanished during his attempt to become the first man to summit the world's tallest peak.

In the quest for answers, Anker returns to Everest in 2007 with British climbing prodigy Leo Houlding, replicating as closely as possible Mallory's fateful expedition. The men retrace the North East Ridge Route, even removing the 90-foot ladder from the infamous Second Step to "free climb" this terrifying section of the mountain, just as Mallory and Irvine would have done 83 years earlier.

Far more than a documentary about mountain climbing, "The Wildest Dream" tells the passionate story of a man torn between two overwhelming and competing loves: his wife and the mountain that ultimately took his life. Told through revealing letters between Mallory and his beloved Ruth, the film combines previously unseen archival photos and film footage with the present-day story of Anker's expedition.
Ralph Fiennes, Liam Neeson, Anthony Geffen, Mark Halliley, Hugh Dancy, Natasha Richardson, Alan Rickman
Documentary

Cairo Time PG

A romantic drama about a brief, unexpected love affair that catches two people completely off-guard.
Patricia Clarkson, Ruba Nadda, Alexander Siddig
Drama Romance
New York / Los Angeles
5 / 5
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Eat Pray Love PG-13

A married woman with a big apartment, a weekend home and who is trying to get pregnant, suddenly realizes this isn't the life she wants. After a painful divorce, she sets off on a journey of self-discovery around the world.
Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Richard Jenkins, Javier Bardem, Dede Gardner, Viola Davis, Ryan Murphy
Drama Comedy

The Expendables R

A team of mercenaries go on a mission to overthrow a South American dictator.
Jason Statham, Mickey Rourke, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Eric Roberts, Dolph Lundgren, Jet Li, 50 Cent
Action Adventure

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World PG-13

A suburban slacker finds himself in a kung fu tale, battling his dream girl's seven evil ex-boyfriends to win her hand.
Chris Evans, Brie Larson, Michael Cera, Eric Gitter, Marc Platt, Kieran Culkin, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Michael Bacall
Comedy

Peepli Live

On the eve of national elections in the Indian village of Peepli, two poor farmers, Natha and Budhia, face losing their land over an unpaid government loan.
Mahmood Farooqui, Anusha Rizvi
Drama

The Butcher's Son

A cop works against his country's corrupt government in order to find justice on a case.
Josh Crook, Manny Perez
Crime

Animal Kingdom R

The story of seventeen year-old Josh as he navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him.
Joel Edgerton, Guy Pearce, Ben Mendelsohn, David Michôd, Liz Watts, James Frecheville
Drama Crime

Neshoba

A Mississippi town still divided about the meaning of justice, 40 years after the murders of civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner.
Tony Pagano, Micki Dickoff
Documentary

Salt of This Sea

A Brooklyn-born woman follows her Palestinian roots back to Israel, where she attempts to recover the funds from a family bank account that was frozen and seized in 1948.
Annemarie Jacir
Drama

Tales from Earthsea PG-13

A Japanese anime loosely based on the book series Earthsea.
Goro Miyazaki
Fantasy Animation
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Vampires Suck PG-13

A spoof of the vampire movie genre, particularly "The Twilight Saga." Becca, an anxious, non-vampire teen, is torn between two boys. Before she can choose, Becca must get around her controlling father, who embarrasses Becca by treating her like a child. Meanwhile, Becca’s friends contend with their own romantic issues – all of which collide at the prom.
Jason Friedberg, Ken Jeong, Aaron Seltzer, Matt Lanter, Charlie Weber, Marcelle Baer, Chris Riggi, Jenn Proske
Comedy Spoof

A Film Unfinished NR

The documentary examines an unfinished Nazi-produced film about the Warsaw Ghetto.
Yael Hersonski
Drama Documentary
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Piranha 3D R

The updated picture will take place at a spring break destination in Arizona when a tremor in the ground causes the lake to open up and release a group of ravenous piranhas.
Adam Scott, Alexandre Aja, Richard Dreyfuss, Riley Steele, Mark Canton, Elisabeth Shue, Ving Rhames, Jessica Szohr
Thriller Suspense Horror Remake 3D Post-3D

Lottery Ticket PG-13

The urban comedy is about an 18 year-old in the projects who has a winning lottery ticket but must try to keep it a secret over a long three-day weekend.
Ice Cube, Matt Alvarez, Broderick Johnson, Bow Wow, Loretta Devine, Mark Burg, Andrew A. Kosove, Keith David
Comedy

The Switch PG-13

A neurotic and insecure man finds out his best friend wants to have a child through artificial insemination. He surreptitiously replaces her donor's semen with his own and is then forced to live with the secret that he is the child's real father.
Patrick Wilson, Jeff Goldblum, Jennifer Aniston, Juliette Lewis, Josh Gordon, Albert Berger, Will Speck, Ron Yerxa
Comedy

Nanny McPhee Returns PG

The story follows Emma Thompson as a warty, buck-toothed nanny who uses magic to teach her bratty wards to behave. She gets prettier with each life lesson they learn. Thompson's only hint about the sequel's plot involved its animal co-star.
Ralph Fiennes, Tim Bevan, Lindsay Doran, Eric Fellner, Rhys Ifans, Asa Butterfield, Susanna White, Emma Thompson
Adventure Sequel Family

What If... PG

Fifteen years ago, Ben Walker left his girlfriend and his ministry calling for a business opportunity. Now with a high-paying career and a trophy fiancé, he is visited by an angel, who gives him a glimpse into what his life would look like had he followed his calling.
Dallas Jenkins
Drama

Soul Kitchen

Chef Zinos unknowingly disturbs the peace in his locals-only restaurant by hiring a more talented chef.
Fatih Akin
Comedy

The Tillman Story R

A documentary about the coverup of the friendly-fire death of Pat Tilman, the NFL player who joined the Army Ranger after the 9/11 attacks.
Amir Bar-Lev, John Battsek
Documentary

Mao's Last Dancer PG

The true-life story of Chinese dancer Li Cunxin and his defection to the US and subsequent life in Australia.
Bruce Beresford, Kyle MacLachlan, Bruce Greenwood, Joan Chen
Drama

Hiding Divya

As a young woman in India, Divya seemed to have it all. She was beautiful, married to a handsome man of great wealth, and was mother to their precious daughter Linny. But when Divya began acting erratically, and, at times, outrageously, her seemingly-perfect life fell apart. Divya's husband abandoned both Divya and their three-year-old daughter, and the family disowned her after accusing Divya of having "bad blood." Rather than remain a pariah, Divya summoned the strength to take Linny to America, where she started life anew in suburban New Jersey. She fell deeply in love with an American, John, who not only became a surrogate father to Linny, but also cared for Divya during her bipolar episodes. Yet, her untreated illness took its toll. Linny became rebellious, and eventually ran away from home, sixteen and pregnant.
Rehana Mirza
Drama

Altiplano

A former war photographer and her physician husband are caught up in a riot when locals in an Andean village vent their unhappiness with contamination from a nearby mine.
Peter Brosens, Jessica Hope Woodworth
Drama

Louis R

A silent film about Louis Armstrong as a young boy and how he acquired his first cornet.
Jackie Earle Haley, Dan Pritzker, Shanti Lowry, Anthony Coleman
Drama

Takers PG-13

The thriller casts Idris Elba as a member of a group of bank robbers enlisted in pulling off a $20 million heist. Matt Dillon stars as Los Angeles Det. Jack Welles, a troubled workaholic who pursues the robbers.
Morris Chestnut, John Luessenhop, Zoe Saldana, Idris Elba, Michael Ealy, Jason Geter, Gabriel Casseus, Matt Dillon
Drama Action Thriller Suspense

The Last Exorcism PG-13

A troubled evangelical minister agrees to let his last exorcism be filmed by a documentary crew.
Caleb Landry Jones, Eli Roth, Daniel Stamm, Marc Abraham, Eric Newman, Tom Bliss, Huck Botko, Andrew Gurland
Thriller Suspense Horror

Centurion R

Set during the Roman invasion of Britain in AD 117, the story of Quintus Dias who marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth.
Michael Fassbender, Olga Kurylenko, Dominic West, Neil Marshall, Christian Colson
Drama Thriller

Daniel and Ana

Ana is about to be married, Daniel is a gregarious teenager discovering his personal and sexual identity. Yet their harmony is instantly shattered when they are kidnapped and something shocking happens which forces them to confront their desires and fears.
Michel Franco
Drama Thriller

Change of Plans

A group of friends meet for a dinner party in Paris.
Danièle Thompson
Drama Comedy

Aashayein

After a long streak of losing, a compulsive gambler wins a large sum of money, but then finds that he is dying of cancer.
Nagesh Kukunoor
Drama

Chak Jawana

After retiring from the Indian Navy, a sailor returns to the village of his birth and finds an abundance of irresponsible kids.
Simerjit Singh
Drama

Mesrine: Killer Instinct R

Mesrine, a dedicated soldier, returns home to his parents after serving in the Algerian War, but he is soon seduced by the neon glamour of sixties Paris and the easy money it presents. Mentored by Guido (Gerald Depardieu), Mesrine turns his back on middle class law-abiding and soon moves swiftly up the criminal ladder. After pulling off an audacious heist he and his lover Jeanne (Cecile de France) flee to Canada where the opportunity of one big payout lures him out of hiding and propels his towards international notoriety.
Vincent Cassel, Cecile de France, Jean-Francois Richet, Gerard Depardieu
Action Thriller Crime