2007 June Movies (By Title)

Unborn In the USA: Inside the War on Abortion

Unborn In the USA: Inside the War on Abortion

  • 80%
  • NONE
  • 105 min
  • Documentary

"Unborn in the USA: Inside the War on Abortion" is a revealing and provocative look into the deep secrets and deep pockets of the pro-life movement. This documentary weaves a riveting story from more than 70 exclusive interviews with pro-life activists and seldom-seen archival footage to document one of the most controversial social movements in American history.

Unflinching Triumph: The Philip Rockhammer Story

Unflinching Triumph: The Philip Rockhammer Story

    • 118 min
    • Comedy

    Philip Rockhammer is an ordinary guy from Sacramento, California. He doesn't look or talk like an athlete but make no mistake, Rockhammer is a professional athlete. "Unflinching Triumph" immerses the audience into the life of Philip and the underground world of Professional Staredown. From Phlip's breakout success, to his tense showdowns with Staredown legend Tony Patterson, and his confrontations with his personal demons, we're with him all the way. Philip's voyage is at times joyous, often nerve-racking and occasionally heart-breaking. "Unflinching Triumph" provides an illuminating look at a man we never knew and a sport we never knew existed.

    Vitus

    Vitus

    • 64%
    • PG
    • 123 min
    • Drama

    Vitus is a boy who almost seems to be from another planet: He has hearing like a bat, plays piano like a virtuoso and studies encyclopedias at the age of five. His parents anticipate a brilliant future for him as a great concert pianist. However, Vitus prefers to spend all his time in his eccentric grandfather's (Bruno Ganz) workshop. He dreams of flying an airplane, he dreams of being a normal child. Ultimately, with one dramatic leap, Vitus takes control of his life.

    We Are Together

    We Are Together

      • PG
      • 87 min
      • Documentary

      The film tells the moving and inspiring story of 12 year old Slindile and her remarkable friends at the Agape orphanage in South Africa. Filmed over three years, with unforgettable kids, soaring music and a plot full of surprises.

      Wedding Wars

      Wedding Wars

        • Unrated
        • 88 min
        • Comedy

        A comic take on the issue of gay marriage, "Wedding Wars" asks the question: What would happen if every gay person in America suddenly went on strike? An argument between two brothers inadvertently triggers the strike, and it's up to the siblings to solve their differences before the entire country is shut down in this outrageous comedy that explores gay rights, equal treatment under the law, and what it means to be a brother. Written by Anonymous

        When the Road Bends: Tales of a Gypsy Caravan

        When the Road Bends: Tales of a Gypsy Caravan

        • 86%
        • NR
        • 110 min
        • Documentary

        A brief look into Romani culture and Rom (Gypsies) from around the globe as five famous Romani groups tour the USA. The film visits their families at home in Spain, India, Macedonia and Romania.

        White Palms

        White Palms

          • NONE
          • 97 min
          • Drama

          aving suffered as a boy under a brutal Communist-era coach, champion Hungarian gymnast Miklos moves to Canada years later in search of a new start - only to find himself unwittingly perpetuating the very same cycle of abuse among his own pupils. Redemption appears in the unlikely form of Kyle, a troubled, young Canadian teen with the potential to become a world champion. The friendship and rivalry between teacher and student - each played by actual gymnasts (one, Kyle Shewfelt, an Olympic medallist) - forms the basis of this gripping, resonant sports drama. Beautifully shot and edited, effortlessly evoking its respective time-periods, and through them, the clash of different cultures and values, "White Palms" made its international premiere in Directors' Fortnight at Cannes 2006 and was the official Hungarian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award®.

          Yellow

          Yellow

            • R
            • 90 min
            • Drama

            Family: a necessary burden. Amaryllis Campos is young and beautiful, a classically trained dancer delivering pizzas in Puerto Rico, living with her parents and her drug-selling chump of a boyfriend, her dream deferred. When family tragedy and betrayal hit in the same week, she goes to New York with help from an unlikely friend. There, she lucks into an apartment and befriends an elderly neighbor. She looks for work, taking a job at a strip club. By day, she answers casting calls; at night, she's a hit at the Club Labrador. When the possibility of romance appears unexpectedly, Amaryllis must choose between its promise and the faint shadow of her dream. Written by <[email protected]>

            You Kill Me

            You Kill Me

            • 78%
            • R
            • 92 min
            • Comedy

            Frank Falenczyk (Ben Kingsley) loves his job. He just happens to be the hit-man for his Polish mob family in Buffalo, New York. But Frank's got a drinking problem and when he messes up a critical assignment that puts the family business in peril, his uncle (Philip Baker Hall) sends him to San Francisco to clean up his act. Played with gruff charm by Kingsley, Frank is not a touchy-feely kind of guy. But he starts going to AA meetings, gets a sponsor (played by Luke Wilson) and a job at a mortuary where he falls for the tart-tongued Laurel (Téa Leoni), a woman who is dangerously devoid of boundaries. Meanwhile, things aren't going well in Buffalo where an upstart Irish gang is threatening the family business. When violence erupts, Frank is forced to return home and with an unlikely assist from Laurel, faces old rivals on new terms.

            You're Gonna Miss Me

            You're Gonna Miss Me

            • 79%
            • NONE
            • 91 min
            • Documentary

            Outside Austin, Texas, a 53-year-old man sits in an apartment with four radios, three televisions, two amps, a radio scanner, and a casio electric piano playing. At the same time. Loudly. He has three teeth, his hair is matted into one huge dreadlock, and he has a notarized document on his wall declaring himself an alien, "so whoever's putting shocks to my head will stop."