2011 May Movies

Earthwork

Earthwork

  • 79%
  • PG
  • 93 min
  • Drama

In 1994, real-life crop artist Stan Herd traveled from Kansas to Manhattan's Upper West Side to create a massive environmental artwork on land owned by Donald Trump. The multi-acre artwork was made from soil, rock, plants and vegetation near an underground railway tunnel. Stan recruited a number of homeless individuals living in the tunnel to become his crew. Over the months it took to complete the earthwork, Stan dealt with a myriad of difficulties in bringing his unique, rural art form to an urban canvas and the many costs his art exacted upon his life. In the process, he unexpectedly encountered the true meaning of his art and it's ultimate, lasting rewards.

Everywhere and Nowhere

Everywhere and Nowhere

  • 8%
  • NONE
  • 100 min
  • Drama

A drama centered on a British Asian torn between honoring his family traditions and his love for DJing.

Florent: Queen of the Meat Market

Florent: Queen of the Meat Market

  • 83%
  • NONE
  • 87 min
  • Documentary

Let Julianne Moore, Isaac Mizrahi, Michael Musto and other famous (and infamous) faces take you on a fantastic voyage to New York City's legendary Florent diner. For 23 years, the all-night eatery in the city's Meat Packing District was prime stomping ground for a surprising mix of A-list celebrities, tourists, families and club kids. This wildly entertaining documentary chronicles the history and final days of this outrageous icon.

Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

  • 73%
  • R
  • 93 min
  • Romance

Taking place over twenty four hours, the story centres on Will Fletcher, a passionate musician, and Eve Fisher, a beautiful, free-spirited woman who works in the local bar. Whilst struggling to cope with a tragic secret, Will saves Eve from a drunken customer at closing time and their paths become inextricably linked. Intrigued by one another, they journey through London, not knowing what the night holds or what the day may bring. As dawn turns to light and the two draw ever closer, can Will reveal the truth to Eve? Written by Quicksilver Films

Forks Over Knives

Forks Over Knives

  • 61%
  • PG
  • 90 min
  • Documentary

What has happened to us? Despite the most advanced medical technology in the world, we are sicker than ever by nearly every measure. Cases of diabetes are exploding, especially amongst our younger population. About half of us are taking at least one prescription drug and major medical operations have become routine. Heart disease, cancer and stroke are the country's three leading causes of death, even though billions are spent each year to "battle" these very conditions. Millions suffer from a host of other degenerative diseases. Could it be there's a single solution to all of these problems? A solution so comprehensive, but so utterly straightforward, that it's mind-boggling that more of us haven't taken it seriously? FORKS OVER KNIVES examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the so-called "diseases of affluence" that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods...

Freak Dance

Freak Dance

    • 98 min
    • Comedy

    Get ready for a musical comedy that’s more gleeful than “Glee”, has more flash than Flashdance, more feet than Footloose and more breaking and/or boogaloo….than Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo! On May 15, Image Entertainment brings on the noise with Freak Dance, an unforgettable musical send-up from the inventive minds at the Upright Citizens Brigade, the edgy sketch comedy group known for their cult TV show on Comedy Central. Freak Dance will be in theaters and available On Demand from cable and satellite providers.

    Go for It!

    Go for It!

      • PG-13
      • 90 min
      • Drama

      The Audience Award winner and an official selection of the 2010 Chicago International Film Festival is an inspirational hip-hop drama. Carmen is 19 year old student who is trying to find her identity, raised in the inner-city of Chicago. She spends most of her time in underground clubs enthralled with her true passion in life, dance. She proves herself to the rough streets of Chicago as she follows her own beat. Born a first generation Mexican-American she is faced with what her parents expect and what her heart is demanding. Afraid to believe in herself Carmen is put to the test, when she is challenged by her professor to audition for a formal dance school in California. She is torn between a chaotic family, love interest and her best friend's abusive relationship. Can Carmen overcome life’s obstacles and take the biggest chance of her life or will she fall victim to self-sabotage?

      Hello Lonesome

      Hello Lonesome

      • 71%
      • NONE
      • 77 min
      • Comedy

      Lonely since his wife left him and alienated from his daughter, a cantankerous voice-over artist strikes up an unlikely friendship with his regular deliveryman. Many suburbs away, an elderly widow loses her license to drive and turns to her wry younger neighbor for nostalgic cuddles and comfort. Meanwhile, a young urban sports fanatic meets a girl online and unexpectedly falls in love, though the trials the couple endure prove even more unexpected. Adam Reid's enchanting, compassionate debut weaves together the worlds of six lonely individuals as they negotiate the age-old process of giving and receiving love. It isn't easy, and it never happens the way they expect it, but for these isolated souls, there's an oddball magic in the way they make connections they never imagined.

      Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

      Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

      • 77%
      • NONE
      • 82 min
      • Documentary

      It is our national novel. Reading to Kill a Mockingbird is something we all have in common. Harper Lee's first and only novel turns 50 this summer and the author hasn't given an interview since 1964 or published a second book. In compelling interviews with Scott Turow, James McBride, Wally Lamb, Rosanne Cash, Anna Quindlen, Oprah Winfrey,Tom Brokaw, among others, and with rare cooperation from Harper Lee's sister and friends, Mary Murphy traces the history of this astonishing phenomenon.

      How to Fold a Flag

      How to Fold a Flag

        • 85 min
        • Documentary

        When the American flag is folded at a memorial service, each fold is said to represent a virtue: liberty, unity, justice, perseverance, hardiness, valor, purity, innocence, sacrifice, honor, independence and truth. These are the things soldiers are said to fight for.

        Then they come home.