2008 July Movies

Brideshead Revisited

Brideshead Revisited

  • 63%
  • PG-13
  • 134 min
  • Drama

The memoirs of Captain Charles Ryder who is stationed at Brideshead Castle during WWII and remembers his involvement with the owners of the Brideshead estate: the aristocratic yet Catholic Flyte family and in particular brother and sister Sebastian and Julia.

The Wackness

The Wackness

  • 69%
  • R
  • 110 min
  • Comedy

It's the summer of 1994, and the streets of New York are pulsing with hip-hop and wafting with the sweet aroma of marijuana--but change is in the air. The newly- inaugurated mayor, Rudy Giuliani, is beginning to implement his anti-fun initiatives against "crimes" like noisy portable radios, graffiti and public drunkenness. Set against this backdrop, Luke Shapiro (Josh Peck) spends his last summer before college selling dope throughout New York City, trading it with his shrink (Ben Kingsley) for therapy, while crushing on his step-daughter (Olivia Thirlby). Famke Janssen, Mary Kate Olsen,and Method Man round out the cast in this edgy, bittersweet, and funny coming of age story.

Transsiberian

Transsiberian

  • 91%
  • R
  • 111 min
  • Crime

"Transsiberian" revolves around an American couple, Roy (Harrelson) and Jessie (Mortimer), who travel on the famed Trans-Siberian train from China to Moscow. They soon encounter another couple, Abby (Mara) and her boyfriend, Carlos (Noriega), and what seems to be a simple train journey turns into a chase full of deception and murder.

Bathory

Bathory

    • R
    • 138 min
    • Biography

    Bathory is based on the legends surrounding the life and deeds of Countess Elizabeth Bathory known as the greatest murderess in the history of mankind. Contrary to popular belief, Elizabeth Bathory was a modern Renaissance woman who ultimately fell victim to mens aspirations for power and wealth.

    Boy a

    Boy a

      • R
      • 99 min
      • Drama

      "Boy A" is a powerful coming-of-age drama that raises difficult questions about the morals of our times.

      Garden Party

      Garden Party

      • 11%
      • NONE
      • 90 min
      • Drama

      Los Feliz, CA - On the sleazier side of Sunset, teenage beauty APRIL has humble ambitions. She's searching for a way to get by without taking off her clothes-any more than she already has. But the going is tough.

      SALLY ST. CLAIR is a realtor whose business has been built upon her sex appeal and secret past. Success has hardened Sally and rendered her disconnected, but it has given her a great eye for spotting lost souls in need of direction.

      One such soul is her assistant, NATHAN, who has moved to Los Angeles from Nebraska in search of fame as a dancer. Lacking drive and confidence, Nathan finds himself making late night photocopies for Sally and her clients.

      TODD is one of those prospective clients. A porn addicted artist in search of a way out of a sexless relationship and into an adventure, he's happy to help Sally get revenge for some past indiscretions. In exchange, Sally helps Todd live out his fantasy.

      Blazing his own path is SAMMY, a cunning, off the bus musician/street kid with his eyes on stardom. When Nathan meets SAMMY, Nathan sees a light at the end of the tunnel and maybe more than just a friend, while Sammy sees a much-needed roof over his head

      When a local erotic photographer introduces April to Nathan, the dominoes fall on a series of chance encounters. And after everyone has met just about everyone else, each comes away changed in the strangest of ways.

      A Gunfighter's Pledge

      A Gunfighter's Pledge

        • PG
        • 79 min
        • Action

        After killing former sheriff Matt Austin’s (Luke Perry) the wife and son for revenge, a quest begins. An escaped prisoner shows that he remembers who sent him to do time in jail so long ago. In a small town saloon Austin’s mission to locate his family’s murderer comes to an end. The pursuit was long and difficult. Upon discovering the killer a gunfight ensues, unfortunately in the crossfire an innocent bystander is shot and injured. Once again the murderer made a quick getaway. In exchange for the death of the rancher the former sheriff agrees to help his widow fight a land baron. The tycoon was trying to take her land for its precious water rights.

        A Very British Gangster

        A Very British Gangster

        • 67%
        • NONE
        • 97 min
        • Documentary

        A Very British Gangster is a documentary about Dominic Noonan, a notorious leader of a powerful Blighty organized crime family who was openly gay and championed the working class.

        Abel Raises Cain

        Abel Raises Cain

          • NR
          • 82 min
          • Documentary

          Filmmaker Jenny Abel explores the life and career of her father, Alan Abel, the infamous prankster who has pricked the pomposity of the media and aroused the public with his seemingly nonsensical ideas for over forty years.

          All for Melissa

          All for Melissa

            • 91 min
            • Comedy

            A quirky romantic comedy about an average guy on a quest for his Hollywood dream girl; not knowing that the love of his life has been beside him all along.