August 2011 Movies




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The Electric Daisy Carnival Experience

Features footage from the 2011 Electric Daisy Carnival in Los Angeles and Las Vegas.
Kevin Kerslake
Music
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Rise of the Planet of the Apes PG-13

Said to be a rebooth of the "Planet of the Apes" franchise.
Peter Chernin, Dylan Clark, Jamie Moss, James Franco, John Lithgow, Tyler Labine, Rupert Wyatt, Ralph Winter
Action Adventure Sci-Fi Prequel Reboot

The Change-Up R

A husband gets swapped with his best friend, a lazy man child.
Olivia Wilde, Scott Moore, Jason Bateman, Ryan Reynolds, Jeff Kleeman, Jon Lucas, Leslie Mann, David Dobkin
Comedy

Mysteries of Lisbon

The drama follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy.
Melvil Poupaud, Raoul Ruiz, Carlos Saboga, Léa Seydoux, Clotilde Hesme
Drama

Bellflower R

A pair of eccentric L.A.-based friends spend their time preparing for the apocalypse.
Tyler Dawson, Evan Glodell, Jessie Wiseman, Rebekah Brandes, Vincent Grashaw
Drama Action

The Perfect Age of Rock And Roll R

Two estranged childhood friends channel their talent and passion for music into a cross-country road trip that brings them face to face with their past on a quest to confront the future.
Taryn Manning, Jason Ritter, Scott Rosenbaum, Kevin Zegers, Rose Atropos, Clifton Hangar
Drama Music

Magic Trip R

A documentary about the psychedelic 1960s cross-country bus tour taken by Ken Kesey and his Merry Pranksters.
Alex Gibney, Allison Ellwood
Documentary

The Whistleblower R

In Bosnia in 1999, Kathryn Bolkovac, a U.N. peacekeeper whose post with the Intl. Police Task Force was arranged by DynCorp Inc., is assigned to run the IPTF office that investigates sex trafficking, domestic abuse and sexual assault. She ultimately alleges that peacekeepers, U.N. workers and international police are visiting brothels and facilitating sex trafficking by forging documents and aiding the illegal transport of woman into Bosnia. DynCorp responds by firing Bolkovac, who returns to the U.S. and files a wrongful termination case. She wins the suit but says she's still blacklisted.
Rachel Weisz, Larysa Kondracki, Amy Kaufman, Christina Piovesan, Eilis Kirwan, Vanessa Redgrave, Monica Bellucci, David Strathairn
Drama

The Help PG-13

Story follows a young white woman in the early 1960s in Mississippi who becomes interested in the plight of the African-American domestic servants that every family has working for them. She writes their stories about mistreatment, abuse and heartbreak, all just before the Civil Rights revolution.
Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer, Lila Rogers, Michael Barnathan, Chris Columbus, Brunson Green, Tate Taylor, Viola Davis
Drama Adaptation

Love

A man left behind on a space station witnesses the collapse of human civilization.
William Eubank
Fantasy Sci-Fi
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Glee: The 3D Concert Movie PG

A 3D concert movie based on the performances from Glee Live! In Concert!
Naya Rivera, Chris Colfer, Mark Salling, Kevin Tancharoen, Ryan Murphy, Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Amber Riley
Music Concert 3D

30 Minutes or Less R

A comedy about a pizza delivery guy on an unlikely caper.
Michael Peña, Jesse Eisenberg, Ruben Fleischer, Ben Stiller, Stuart Cornfeld, Brian Levy, Jeremy Kramer, Michael Diliberti
Action Comedy

Final Destination 5 R

The fifth installment of the franchise in which teens escape a deadly accident only to later discover that death is hunting them down. The opening scene will involve a suspension bridge and another scene reportedly involves a character undergoing laser-eye surgery.
David Koechner, P.J. Byrne, Ellen Wroe, Tony Todd, Emma Bell, Courtney B. Vance, Dave Neustadter, Steven Quale
Sequel Thriller Horror 3D Shot-In-3D

Mysteries of Lisbon

The drama follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy.
Melvil Poupaud, Raoul Ruiz, Carlos Saboga, Léa Seydoux, Clotilde Hesme
Drama

Senna PG-13

Senna's remarkable story, charting his physical and spiritual achievements on the track and off, his quest for perfection, and the mythical status he has since attained, is the subject of SENNA, a documentary feature that spans the racing legend's years as an F1 driver, from his opening season in 1984 to his untimely death a decade later. Far more than a film for F1 fans, Senna unfolds a remarkable story in a remarkable manner, eschewing many standard documentary techniques in favor of a more cinematic approach that makes full use of astounding footage, much of which is drawn from F1 archives and previously unseen.
Asif Kapadia
Biography Sports Documentary

The Last Circus R

1937, Spain is in the midst of the brutal Spanish Civil War. A "Happy" circus clown is interrupted mid-performance and forcibly recruited by a militia. Still in his costume, he is handed a machete and led into battle against National soldiers, where he single handedly massacres an entire platoon.
Alex de la Iglesia
Comedy

Vigilante Vigilante

A new breed of crime-fighter now stalks the urban landscape: the anti-graffiti vigilante. These dedicated blight warriors stop at nothing to rid their neighborhoods and cities of street art, stickers, tags, and posters. Yet several of these vigilantes have become the very menace they set out to eliminate. In their relentless attempt to stamp out graffiti, they have turned to illegally and destructively painting other people's property.
Max Good
Documentary

Point Blank R

A hospital nurse forced to do the bidding of a criminal after his pregnant wife is kidnapped.
Fred Cavaye, Gilles Lellouche, Roschdy Zem, Gerard Lanvin, Elena Anaya, Mireille Perrier
Thriller Crime
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Atrocious R

The film centers on the Spanish police’s discovery of hours of recorded evidence that shed new light on a gruesome murder investigation. The found footage documents a family’s summer holiday, where a brother and sister investigate a terrifying local urban legend. As their investigation intensifies, strange occurrences in and around the house escalate rapidly, before culminating in unspeakable atrocities.
Fernando Barreda Luna
Thriller Horror

One Day PG-13

Dexter (Jim Sturgess) and Emma (Anne Hathaway) meet for the first time during their graduation and proceed to meet one day a year for the next 20 years. They experience different lives and loves until they realize they are meant for each other.
Tessa Ross, Lone Scherfig, Nina Jacobson, David Nicholls, Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Romola Garai, Jamie Sives
Comedy Romance

Fright Night R

A teenager discovers his neighbors are vampires.
Imogen Poots, Marti Noxon, Alison Rosenzweig, Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, Emily Montague, Craig Gillespie, Michael De Luca
Comedy Horror Remake 3D

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World PG

The fourth part of the "Spy Kids" franchise, which will be in 3D.
Alexa Vega, Antonio Banderas, Jeremy Piven, Robert Rodriguez, Joel McHale, Daryl Sabara, Elizabeth Avellan, Jessica Alba
Action Sequel Family 3D Shot-In-3D

Conan The Barbarian R

A new take on the Robert E. Howard-created character. Conan rises above all other heroes in the fictitious Hyborian age, taking place around 12,000 years ago.
Joshua Oppenheimer, Rachel Nichols, Rose McGowan, Fredrik Malmberg, Marcus Nispel, Avi Lerner, Boaz Davidson, Joe Gatta
Action Adventure War Sequel Supernatural 3D

Flypaper NR

A man caught in the middle of two simultaneous robberies at the same bank desperately tries to protect the teller with whom he's secretly in love.
Scott Moore, Mark Damon, Jon Lucas, Mekhi Phifer, Rob Minkoff, Peter Safran, Patrick Dempsey, Tim Blake Nelson
Comedy Crime

5 Days of War R

An American journalist, his cameraman and a Georgian native become caught in the crossfire of the five-day war between Russian and the Georgian Republic in 2008.
Emmanuelle Chriqui, Val Kilmer, Michael P. Flannigan, Rupert Friend, Renny Harlin, George Lascu, David Imedashvili, Mikko Alanne
Action War Historical
New York / Los Angeles
3 / 5
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Amigo R

The U.S. occupation of the Philippines in 1900 provides the backdrop to this story of squad of American soldiers who occupy a village and learn how to live and negotiate with the natives. They focus on the local head man who finds himself torn between loyalty to his family and the Americans.
D.J. Qualls, John Sayles, Maggie Renzi, Garret Dillahunt, Chris Cooper, Joel Torre, Yul Vazquez
Drama

The Mistaken

No plot details have been announced.
John Davis, Stephen Hauser, Neil Burger
Thriller Suspense

Mozart's Sister NR

riginally the featured performer, Nannerl has given way to Wolfgang as the main attraction, as their strict but loving father Leopold (Marc Barbe) tours his talented offspring in front of the royal courts of pre-French revolution Europe. Approaching marriageable age and now forbidden to play the violin or compose, Nannerl chafes at the limitations imposed on her gender. But a friendship with the son and daughter of Louis XV offers her ways to challenge the established sexual and social order.
Marce Barbe, Rene Feret, Marie Feret
Drama

S** and Zen 3D: Extreme Ecstasy NR

Follows Ming Dynasty scholar Yangsheng (Hiro Hayama) as he seeks to gain the stamina needed to satisfy his beautiful new bride, Yuxiang (Leni Lan).
Christopher Sun Lap Key, Miyavi Matsunoi, Lan Yan, Hiro Hayama
Drama Fantasy Provocative 3D

Griff the Invisible

Griff, a shy and awkward office worker by day, finds escape from his ordinary life by assuming the identity of a fantastic superhero each night. Griff's secret is jeopardized when he meets Melody, a cute but unconventional daydreamer.
Leon Ford, Ryan Kwanten
Comedy Romance

The Hedgehog NR

The timely story of Paloma (Garance Le Guillermic), a young girl bent on ending it all on her upcoming twelfth birthday. Using her father’s old camcorder to chronicle the hypocrisy she sees in adults, Paloma begins to learn about life from the grumpy building concierge, Renée Michel (Josiane Balasko). When Paloma’s camera reveals the extensive secret library in Renée’s back room, and that the often gruff matron reads Tolstoy to her cat, Paloma begins to understand that there are allies to be found beneath the prickliest of exteriors. As the unlikely friendship deepens, Paloma’s own coming of age becomes a much less pessimistic prospect.
Mona Achache, Anne-Dominique Toussaint, Josiane Balasko, Togo Igawa, Ariane Ascaride
Drama
New York / Los Angeles
4 / 5
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Programming the Nation?

Explores the alleged usage of subliminal messaging in advertising, music, film, television, anti-theft devices, political propaganda, military psychological operations, and advanced weapons development, to determine if such tactics have succeeded.
Jeff Warrick
Documentary

Our Idiot Brother R

An idealist, hounded by his overbearing mother, crashes into the homes of his three ambitious sisters and brings truth, happiness and a sunny disposition while also wreaking havoc.
Paul Rudd, Anthony Bregman, Marc Turtletaub, Elizabeth Banks, Rashida Jones, Adam Scott, Hugh Dancy, Janet Montgomery
Comedy

Colombiana PG-13

"Columbiana" is set in Latin America and the U.S. Saldana would play a young woman who, after witnessing her parents' murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. She works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she hopes will lead her to her ultimate target: the mobster responsible for her parents' death.
Robert Mark Kamen, Olivier Megaton, Luc Besson, Pierre-Ange Le Pogam, Zoe Saldana, Michael Vartan, Amandla Stenberg
Action Thriller

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark R

A young girl is sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend and discovers sinister creatures that live underneath the stairs.
Bailee Madison, Guillermo del Toro, Guy Pearce, Troy Nixey, Mark Johnson, Matthew Robbins, Katie Holmes, Jack Thompson
Thriller Suspense Horror Supernatural

Transformers: Dark of the Moon PG-13

The follow-up to "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen". No plot details are available yet.
Michael Bay, Shia LaBeouf, Tyrese Gibson, John Malkovich, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Steven Spielberg, Lorenzo di Bonaventura
Action Adventure Sequel Fantasy Sci-Fi 3D Shot-In-3D

Special Treatment NR

A high class prostitute (Isabelle Huppert) and an eminent psychoanalyst discover that they share many things in common. They are both unhappy with their professions, seeking a way out that involves unique contact with each other's worlds.
Isabelle Huppert, Jeanne Labrune, Richard Debuisne, Bouli Lanners, Sabila Moussadek
Drama Comedy

The Caller R

Troubled divorcee Mary Kee is tormented by a series of sinister phone calls from a mysterious woman claiming that she's calling from the past.
Stephen Moyer, Matthew Parkhill, Luis Guzman, Rachelle Lefevre
Horror

Brighton Rock R

The story centers on a small-time gangster who kills a rival and finds his life in turmoil as he faces blackmail threats from a waitress (Andrea Riseborough) who knows about the murder.
Sean Harris, Rowan Joffe, Sam Riley, Paul Webster, Andrea Riseborough, Pete Postlethwaite, John Hurt, Andy Serkis
Drama

Rebirth

The nearly ten-year transformation of five people whose lives were forever altered on September 11, 2001.
James 'Jim' Whitaker
Documentary

Redemption Road

Two seemingly different men (Michael Clarke Duncan, Morgan Simpson) embark on a music-steeped journey through the American South, learning along the way that life isn't about where you end up - it's how you get there that matters. Somewhere along the 900 miles between Austin, TX and Huntsville, AL the two men become unlikely friends.
Mario Van Peebles, Kiele Sanchez, Taryn Manning, Morgan Simpson, George Richards, Michael Clarke Duncan, Luke Perry, Tom Skerritt
Drama

Higher Ground R

Carolyn Briggs grew up with modest means in the Iowa heartland. Pregnant at seventeen, married a few months later, by the age of 18 she found herself living in a trailer with no plans beyond having more babies-until she found Jesus.
Vera Farmiga, Jonathan Burkhart, Carly Hugo, Matt Parker, Tim Metcalfe, Taissa Farmiga, Donna Murphy, Bill Irwin
Drama Biography
New York / Los Angeles
3 / 5
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Shut Up Little Man NR

When two friends tape-recorded the fights of their violently noisy neighbours, they accidentally created one of the world’s first ‘viral’ pop-culture sensations.
Matthew Bate, Julie Byrne
Documentary

Chasing Madoff

The true-life tale of investigator Harry Markopolos' meticulous, decade-long fight to reveal Madoff's widely destructive Ponzi scheme.
Jeff Prosserman, Randy Manis
Documentary

Circumstance R

A wealthy family in Iran struggling to contain a teen's growing sexual rebellion.
Nikohl Boosheri, Maryam Keshavarz, Sarah Kazemy
Drama
New York / Los Angeles
3 / 5
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BuzzKill

A struggling writer, Ray Wyatt, acquires fame when a notorious murderer steals his car and the newest draft of his script.
Darrell Hammond, Steven Kampmann, Krysten Ritter
Comedy

The Hedgehog NR

The timely story of Paloma (Garance Le Guillermic), a young girl bent on ending it all on her upcoming twelfth birthday. Using her father’s old camcorder to chronicle the hypocrisy she sees in adults, Paloma begins to learn about life from the grumpy building concierge, Renée Michel (Josiane Balasko). When Paloma’s camera reveals the extensive secret library in Renée’s back room, and that the often gruff matron reads Tolstoy to her cat, Paloma begins to understand that there are allies to be found beneath the prickliest of exteriors. As the unlikely friendship deepens, Paloma’s own coming of age becomes a much less pessimistic prospect.
Mona Achache, Anne-Dominique Toussaint, Josiane Balasko, Togo Igawa, Ariane Ascaride
Drama

Suing The Devil

A down-and-out law student sues Satan for $8 trillion dollars. Satan appears to defend himself and the trial of the century takes place.
Malcolm McDowell, Corbin Bernsen, Timothy A. Chey, Tom Sizemore, Shannen Fields, Bart Bronson, Rebecca St. James, Jeff Gannon
Drama Comedy Thriller

Swinging with the Finkels R

Mandy Moore and Martin Freeman star as a bored suburban couple that decide to spice up their sex life by swinging.
Mandy Moore, Melissa George, Jonathan Silverman, Jonathan Newman, Deepak Nayar, Martin Freeman, Jerry Stiller, Thomas Augsberger
Comedy Romance

The Family Tree R

A troubled family gets a second chance at happiness when the mother suffers a memory loss and can't recall the last 15 years of her life.
Rachael Leigh Cook, Christina Hendricks, Brittany Robertson, Selma Blair, Vivi Friedman, J. Todd Harris, Allan Jones, Mark Lisson
Drama Comedy

The Debt R

Twenty years after World War II's end, three Mossad agents learn that a Nazi war criminal is still alive and set out to pursue him across Europe.
Matthew Vaughn, Ciaran Hinds, David Greenbaum, John Madden, Kris Thykier, Jane Goldman, Helen Mirren, Jessica Chastain
Drama Thriller Suspense

Bodyguard

Assigned to guard Divya, the daughter of a business tycoon, Lovely Singh accompanies Divya to her campus, but ends up rubbing her the wrong way with his over-protective nature and paranoia about security. She finds him to be a major obstacle in leading a regular campus life. To throw him off-track and get him out of the way, she plans to trap him in a fake love affair.
Siddique
Action Comedy Romance

Gainsbourg

Lucien Ginsberg grows up in 1940s Nazi-occupied Paris, and then later transforms into the hard-living showman Serge Gainsbourg. He becomes as famous for his glamorous lovers, including Brigitte Bardot and Jane Birkin, as he for writing such hits as Je t'aime ... moi non plus.
Mylene Jampanoi, Joann Sfar, Marc DuPontavice, Didier Lupfer, Laetitia Casta, Eric Elmosnino, Anna Mouglalis
Drama Biography

Scarface R

Released in 1983, Scarface is directed by Brian Del Palma and written by Oliver Stone and stars Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer and Steven Bauer. Scarface is the rags-to-riches story of Tony “Scarface” Montana (Al Pacino), a Cuban immigrant who finds wealth, power and passion beyond his wildest dreams…at a price he never imagined. Tony Montana’s meteoric rise, lavish life and soul-destroying fall anchor an epic film that inspired a worldwide following.
Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Steven Bauer, Brian De Palma, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Robert Loggia
Drama Crime Gangster