Movies Released October 11, 2013

Friday, October 11

Captain Phillips

Follows the true story of Captain Richard Phillips (Tom Hanks) and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Dana Brunetti, Tom Hanks, Paul Greengrass, Michael De Luca, Catherine Keener, Scott Rudin, Max Martini, Chris Mulkey
Drama True Story
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare’s epic and searing tale of love, is revitalized on screen by writer Julian Fellowes and director Carlos Carlei . An ageless story from the world’s most renowned author is reimagined for the 21st Century. This adaptation is told in the lush traditional setting it was written, but gives a new generation the chance to fall in love with the enduring legend. With an all-star cast including Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth, Paul Giamatti and Stellan Skarsgard, it affords those unfamiliar with the tale the chance to put faces to the two names they’ve undoubtedly heard innumerable times: Romeo and Juliet. Every generation deserves to discover this lasting love.
Ileen Maisel, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Hailee Steinfeld, Carlo Carlei, Douglas Booth, Paul Giamatti, Julian Fellowes, Mark Ordesky
Drama Romance Teen
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Machete Kills

The second film in the Machete Trilogy finds Machete recruited by the US Government for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man. Machete must battle his way through Mexico to take down a madman cartel leader and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who has hatched a plan to spread war across the planet with a weapon in space. Machete takes on an army in an effort to dismantle a plan for global anarchy.
Michelle Rodriguez, Jessica Alba, Zoe Saldana, Robert Rodriguez, Mel Gibson, Alexa Vega, Stefani (Lady Gaga) Germanotta, Alexander Rodnyansky
Action Sequel
Nationwide
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
95 mins

Sweetwater

In the late 1800's, a beautiful former prostitute (January Jones) is trying to build an honest life with her husband in the rugged plains of New Mexico. When she catches the eye of a sadistic and powerful religious leader (Jason Isaacs), her life is violently turned upside down. She embarks on a bloody course of vengeance with the assistance of a renegade sheriff (Ed Harris) who has pretty violent tendencies of his own.
Jenny Gabrielle, Ed Harris, Jason Isaacs, January Jones, Eduardo Noriega, Chad Brummett, Jason Aldean, Peter Wooster
Western
101 mins

CBGB

CBGB follows the story of Hilly Kristal's New York club from its origins as Country, Bluegrass and Blues (CBGB) to what it ultimately became: the birthplace of underground rock 'n roll and punk. Kristal, a fan of Country and Bluegrass dreamed of having a club in the lower Eastside that catered to that kind of music, when he had difficulty booking those bands he turned to other kinds of rock music. Hilly had one demand of the acts he booked, they could only play their own original music. No top 40's, no covers. It was the credo he lived by, support the artist at whatever the cost.
Malin Akerman, Ashley Greene, Donal Logue, Estelle Harris, Jody Savin, Brad Rosenberger, Randall Miller, Johnny Galecki
Drama Biography Music True Story
90 mins

All the Boys Love Mandy Lane

Follows a group of high-schoolers who invite Mandy Lane, “a good girl” who becomes the object of everyone’s affection after returning from summer break, to a weekend party on a secluded ranch. While the festivities rage on, the number of revelers begins to mysteriously drop one at a time.
Jonathan Levine, Anson Mount, Michael Welch, Edwin Hodge, Jacob Forman, Amber Heard, Aaron Himelstein
Thriller Horror
New York / Los Angeles
2 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

I Will Follow You Into the Dark

A young woman (Mischa Barton) finds herself up against unseen paranormal forces as she searches to find an alluring young man (Ryan Eggold) and must confront her personal demons and take an extraordinary leap of faith in order to bring him back.
Mark Holder, Mischa Barton, Ryan Eggold, Mark Robinson, Christine Holder, Leah Pipes, Jaz Martin
Thriller Suspense
80 mins

Snow Queen

The ice-cold Snow Queen wishes to turn the world into a frozen landscape, with no light, no joy, no happiness, and no free will. A young man, Kai, is rumored to be the son of a man who is the queen’s only remaining threat. He is abducted and held captive in the queen’s palace, and it’s up to his sister, Gerda, to rescue him. Gerda journeys across an icy land, facing difficult obstacles and meeting wonderful new friends that help her in her quest to set Kai free, defeat the Snow Queen, and save the world from eternal frost.
Vladlen Barbe, Maksim Sveshnikov, Timur Bekmambetov, Doug Erholtz, Wendee Lee, Marianne Miller, Cindy Robinson, Jessica Straus
Fantasy Animation 3D
110 mins

As I Lay Dying

The story chronicles the Bundren family as they traverse the Mississippi countryside to bring the body of their deceased mother Addie to her hometown for burial. Addie’s husband Anse and their children, Cash, Darl, Jewel, Dewey Dell, and the youngest one Vardaman, leave the farm on a carriage with her coffin - each affected by Addie’s death in a profound and different way. Their road trip to Jefferson, some forty miles away, is disrupted by every antagonistic force of nature or man: flooded rivers, injury and accident, a raging barn fire, and not least of all -- each individual character’s personal turmoil and inner commotion which at times threaten the fabric of the family more than any outside force.
James Franco, Tim Blake Nelson, Danny R. McBride
Drama Adaptation
New York
2 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete

Separated from their mothers and facing a summer in the Brooklyn projects alone, two boys hide from police and forage for food, with only each other to trust. A story of salvation through friendship and two boys against the world.
Jeffrey Wright, George Tillman, Jr., George Tillman Jr., Michael Starrbury, Anthony Mackie, Jennifer Hudson, Jordin Sparks, Julito McCullum
Drama

Cassadaga

Tells the story of Lily Morel (Kelen Coleman), a post-lingually deaf artist, who participates in a séance in the spiritualist community of Cassadaga. But instead of getting closure with her recently departed sister, Lily contacts the vengeful ghost of a murdered woman. As the ghost becomes increasingly angry and violent, Lily rushes to unravel the mysterious circumstances surrounding the woman’s death – a task that will bring her face-to-face with a sadistic serial killer who turns his victims into human marionette dolls.
Scott Poiley, Rus Blackwell, Anthony DiBlasi, Bruce Wood, Kelen Coleman, Kevin Alejandro, Louise Fletcher, Hank Stone
Thriller Supernatural

Where the Devil Hides

Follows a small commune on the verge of witnessing an age old prophecy, that predicts the coming of the devil's daughter, come to fruition. As the shared eighteenth birthday of five girls approaches a sequence of murders causes panic to spread through the community making those to wonder whether the prophecy is coming true or someone is silencing those that known too much.
Anne Heche, Christian E. Christiansen, Mickey Liddell, Pete Shilaimon, Michael Zelman, Jennifer Hilton, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Jennifer Carpenter
Thriller Horror
Limited
3 / 5
Info Buy / Rent
103 mins

Escape From Tomorrow

An epic battle begins when a middle-aged American husband and father of two learns that he has lost his job. Keeping the news from his nagging wife and wound-up children, he packs up the family and embarks on a full day of park hopping amid enchanted castles and fairytale princesses. Soon, the manufactured mirth of the fantasy land around him begins to haunt his subconscious. An idyllic family vacation quickly unravels into a surrealist nightmare of paranoid visions, bizarre encounters, and an obsessive pursuit of a pair of sexy teenage Parisians.
Randy Moore
Drama Fantasy
Limited
4 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Broadway Idiot

The documentary feature chronicling the creation of the legit musical version of Green Day album “American Idiot”.
Doug Hamilton
Documentary
New York
3 / 5
Info Buy / Rent
82 mins

Ghost Team One

When roommates Brad and Sergio accidentally arouse the dead, they team up with sexy amateur ghost hunter, Fernanda, to expose the evil inside their home. But just as the guys start to get close to their hot new partner, they discover that a horny demon wants in on the action. Now, cameras are up and more than fear is rising in this outrageous romp where only one thing is certain: someone is gonna get screwed.
Scott Rutherford, J.R. Villarreal, Meghan Falcone, Ben Peyser, Carlos Santos, Tony Cavalero, James Babson
Comedy Horror

Friday, October 11