2008 October Movies

Vashti Bunyan: From Here to Before

Vashti Bunyan: From Here to Before

    • Unrated
    • 87 min
    • Documentary

    When modern artists embrace her forgotten album "Just Another Diamond Day," failed U.K. folk singer Vashti Bunyan experiences popularity like never before. This documentary profiles her disappointing career and astonishing resurgence 30 years later. Featuring interviews with Andrew Loog Oldham, Joe Boyd and Robert Kirby, this charming movie follows Bunyan as she takes a nostalgic road trip and prepares for the biggest concert of her life.

    Walking on Dead Fish

    Walking on Dead Fish

      • PG-13
      • 97 min
      • Documentary

      It is a heart felt documentary about a small town high school football team and its "displaced players" who are thrown together by the powerful winds and floods of Hurricane Katrina. It is executive produced by Franklin Martin, Stan Cassio, and Terry Bradshaw; who also narrates the documentary.

      We Can Do That

      We Can Do That

        • PG
        • 111 min
        • Comedy

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        West of Pluto

        West of Pluto

          • Unrated
          • 90 min
          • Documentary

          West of Pluto is a snapshot, a day in the life of a small cul-de-sac of suburban Quebec - a seemingly random corner of the world, where ten suburban teens start pretentious garage bands, give class presentations, fall in and out of love, score pot, fight with their parents, throw house parties that spiral out of control, lose their virginity, and go through the quintessential experiences that make adolescence such a churning mix of awkwardness, friendship and petty cruelty.The film is a marriage of hyperrealism and dreamscapes. The raw world of teen life blurs with the strange poetry of the suburbs, tying together the disparate threads of the story and lifting the veil on the young protagonists' inner lives. The first-time directors worked with the cast of 15- and 16-year-old non-professional actors for six months prior to shooting and the performers' mix of improvised and scripted dialogue creates an authentic and richly nuanced realism that is so natural it doesn't seem like acting at all. The result is genuinely moving, humorous, highly believable work of cinema that cuts to the emotional heart of this intense, fascinating time of life when people struggle to relate with others and try to make sense of the absurdity of the world they inhabit.The film's gripping realism and young, non-professional cast have drawn comparisons to the teen dramas of Gus van Sant and Larry Clark. But the film has appeal for youth audiences as well and implicitly asks the question: what is a film for young people anyway? Zac Efron and Miley Cyrus notwithstanding, the lives of most teenagers would be rated R - and by this standard young people are restricted from viewing realistic depictions of their own experience. West of Pluto gives us just that, and with unsurpassed emotional honesty. --© GKIDS

          Wicked Lake

          Wicked Lake

            • R
            • 95 min
            • Horror

            From producer Chris Sivertson ("The Lost") comes this tale of a group of four co-ed girls who look forward to a relaxing weekend getaway. Unbeknownst to them, two clans of deranged male misfits follow them to their secluded, picturesque lakeside cabin in the mountains. The girls appear to be easy prey for the predatory perverts until the fateful stroke of midnight when all hell, literally, breaks loose!

            Wushu

            Wushu

              • PG-13
              • 104 min
              • Action

              Ten years ago, five students joined a martial arts school and learned the disciplines of Wushu and the bonds of friendship. Today, both will be put to the test after they and a former student stumble into a child kidnapping ring.