2008 June Movies

Ball Don't Lie

Ball Don't Lie

    • R
    • Drama

    With the electricity, humor and sweat of street basketball, "Ball Don't Lie" is the coming-of-age story of Sticky (newcomer Grayson Boucher), a skinny 17-year-old high school junior living in Venice, California. Stuck in a foster care system that has forgotten him, living life as an outcast, it's at a community gym that he finds his home and on the basketball court that he becomes a star. After years of building walls, Sticky overcomes the tallest of odds to find acceptance and ultimately surrender to love in the unlikeliest of places.

    Beach Kings

    Beach Kings

      • PG-13
      • 97 min
      • Comedy

      Get set for an above-the-net kill shot of adrenaline as Beach Kings takes you inside in the hard-hitting, hard-bodied world of professional beach volleyball! David Charvet stars as Cameron Day, a former college basketball star with one last shot at greatness—the professional beach volleyball tour. Athletically gifted and hungry to learn, Cameron has his eyes on the championship—and on a sexy, elusive beauty (Torrey DeVitto). But first, Cameron must face the demons of his troubled past. Spiked with action, humor, and drama, and featuring some of volleyball’s greatest stars, Beach Kings is your ticket to center court—the hottest seat on the beach!

      Big Rig

      Big Rig

        • NONE
        • 95 min
        • Documentary

        A portrait of contemporary American life, as seen through the eyes of long-haul truck drivers.

        Boys Over Flowers: Final

        Boys Over Flowers: Final

          • PG
          • 131 min
          • Drama

          Domyoji (Jun Matsumoto) holds an extravagant press conference to announce his wedding to Makino (Mao Inoue) the following spring. The press is playing her up like a modern-day Cinderella and everything seems to be going well. Later, the families offer congratulations to the couple. Even Domyoji’s mother, who was formerly opposed to the relationship and tried desperately to break them up at every opportunity is suddenly happy for them. She even offers Makino a family heirloom: a tiara worth 10 billion yen (about $95 million USD) called “Smile of Venus”.r be meddling again, hoping to make it look like Makino carelessly lost the tiara herself? Or is someone at the hotel trying to cover up the crime? Domyoji and Makino are determined to get to the bottom of things and end up going on a wild adventure together which takes them through Las Vegas, Hong Kong, and various places throughout the world.

          Brick Lane

          Brick Lane

          • 66%
          • PG-13
          • 101 min
          • Drama

          azneen's life is turned upside down at the tender age of seventeen,. Forced into an arranged marriage to an older man, she exchanges her Bangladeshi village home for a block of flats in London's East End. In this new world, pining for her home and her sister, she struggles to make sense of her existence - and to do her duty to her husband. A man of inflated ideas (and stomach), he sorely tests her compliance.

          Told from birth that she must not fight her fate, Nazneen submits, devoting her life to raising her family and slapping down her demons of discontent. Until the day that Karim, a hot-headed local man, bursts into her life.

          Against a background of escalating racial tension, they embark on an affair that finally forces Nazneen to take control of her life. Set in multicultural Britain, Brick Lane is a truly contemporary story of love, cultural difference, and ultimately, the strength of the human spirit.

          Cactus

          Cactus

          • 45%
          • NONE
          • 90 min
          • Crime

          A man is kidnapped from his city home in the quiet hours of the night and, the kidnapper, John Kelly, embarks on a journey into the Australian Outback towards the place where his hostage is due for delivery. As time and distance roll by, the strength and endurance of both men will be tested to the very end.

          Camp Rock

          Camp Rock

          • 20%
          • G
          • 94 min
          • Comedy

          "Camp Rock" centers on a teen girl who desperately wants to spend her summer at a prestigious rock camp, but can only attend if she works in the kitchen as one of the cooks. When she's overheard singing - but not seen -- by a teen pop star at the camp, he is completely taken and sets out to find the girl behind the beautiful voice. But first she must confront her fears, step out of the kitchen and into the spotlight. Written by fmmini

          Captain Abu Raed

          Captain Abu Raed

            • 102 min
            • Drama

            An aging airport janitor who is mistaken for an airline pilot by a group of poor neighborhood children weaves fantastical stories to offer hope for a sad, and sometimes unchangeable, reality.

            Chris and Don: A Love Story

            Chris and Don: A Love Story

              • NONE
              • 90 min
              • Documentary

              Chronicles the 30 year relationship between British born author Christopher Isherwood (whose novel "The Berlin Stories" would later become the film and musical "Cabaret"), and his much younger partner, artist Don Bachardy. Through home movie footage and candid recollections, the couple’s passion and commitment to each other comes alive. During the course of their relationship, Isherwood would nurture Don to become an accomplished painter. As would naturally seem to follow, Isherwood is forever immortalized in countless paintings and drawings lovingly crafted by Don over the years.

              Cirque du Soleil: LoveSick

              Cirque du Soleil: LoveSick

                • Unrated
                • 97 min
                • Documentary

                This fascinating reality program exposes the ups and downs of a group of Cirque du Soleil performers as they put together "Zumanity," a new, highly erotic show in Las Vegas. Filmed over two years, Lovesick follows the diverse group of artists -- coy Cuban stripper Alex, feisty New York drag queen Joey, stylish British dancer Laetitia and debutante princess Jonel -- along with Creation Director Andrew and Spymonkey, the outrageous clown quartet.