2005 July Movies

Black Swans (2005)

Black Swans

    • Unrated
    • 95 min
    • Drama

    Two passionate people, Marleen and Vince, embark on a scorching love affair. They are sucked down by the fierceness of their feelings and literally drown in them..

    Blood of a Champion (2005)

    Blood of a Champion

      • Action

      Shadow, a once-promising boxer, finds it hard to readjust to civilian life after spending ten years in prison. Offered the chance to fight again

      Blood Relic (2005)

      Blood Relic

        • R
        • 86 min
        • Horror

        In 1983, the aviator Hank kills three sailors in a military airbase while wearing a voodoo talisman that he found in a mission in Granada. He hides the object in an electrical box and twenty-two years later, he is released from the asylum where he had been hosted considered mentally sane again. Meanwhile, the former base is transformed in an aviation museum owned by the idealistic Harry, who is facing financial difficulties to keep the establishment working and problems with his partner and...

        Bob Dylan: No Direction Home (2005)

        Bob Dylan: No Direction Home

        • 93%
        • Unrated
        • 208 min
        • Documentary

        Portrait of an artist as a young man. Roughly chronological, using archival footage intercut with recent interviews, a story takes shape of Bob Dylan's (b. 1941) coming of age from 1961 to 1966 as a singer, songwriter, performer, and star. He takes from others: singing styles, chord changes, and rare records. He keeps moving: on stage, around New York City and on tour, from Suze Rotolo to Joan Baez and on, from songs of topical witness to songs of raucous independence, from folk to rock....

        Close to Home (2005)

        Close to Home

          • NONE
          • 98 min
          • Drama

          "Close to Home" places the Israel-Palestine conflict into the background and the social lives of young Israeli female soldiers into the foreground. "Close to Home" is much more a story of life and growing up than one with a political message. It is not about governments but how the decisions of politicians and religious leaders set the stage for the drama that is young adulthood. The two central characters, Mirit and Smadar are thrown together by the commanding officer of their unit, and are...

          Code 68 (2005)

          Code 68

            • Unrated
            • 93 min
            • Drama

            Anne Buridan is about thirty years old and likes challenges. Her last challenge is to make a movie on May 68. It's a challenge, not only because she will be forced to face a story that is not hers, but specially because her new boyfriend, Blaise, doesn't understand this idea, even more, he hates people that have participated at this event. Anne Buridan is a methodical person and even a bit obsessive. Nothing and nobody will make her turn away from her project. She starts to meet people that...

            Comatose

              • R
              • 90 min
              • Horror

              CryBaby

                • Unrated
                • Short

                A young lad revisits his abusive past and is confronted with his unborn child's abusive future.

                Dracula III: Legacy (2005)

                Dracula III: Legacy

                  • R
                  • 90 min
                  • Horror

                  In the near future, Uffizi and Luke travel to the remote reaches of war torn Romania to rescue Elizabeth and finish the vampire once and for all. Along the way, they encounter TV news journalist and a corps of rebels trying to fight the vampire uprising which plagues their country.

                  Drawing Restraint 9 (2005)

                  Drawing Restraint 9

                  • 57%
                  • NONE
                  • 135 min
                  • Fantasy

                  The latest film from experimental artist Matthew Barney concerns the theme of self-imposed limitation, continuing his interest in religious rite, this time focusing on Shinto. The soundtrack is by Icelandic pop star Björk.

                  Dus (2005)

                  Dus

                    • 146 min
                    • Action

                    Siddhant Dheer lives a wealthy lifestyle with his brother, Shashank, and sister, Anu. Both Siddhant and Shashank work for India's Anti-Terrorist Cell (ATC), along with Aditya and Aditi. After interrogating a suspect named Altaf, they get information that terrorists are planning a major strike in Canada that may endanger 25000 lives during the month of May. Altaf tells them the mastermind behind this attack is a terrorist named Jambhal, who has a contact named Himmat Mehndi. Shashank, and Aditya...

                    Edison Force (2005)

                    Edison Force

                      • R
                      • 99 min
                      • Crime

                      The growing metropolis of Edison seems to holds promise for all, but even young ambitious journalist Josh Pollack (Timberlake) must begin at the bottom. Though he'd rather launch his career as an investigative reporter at the Times, instead he's reduced to writing police blotter squibs at the Heights Herald, a community rag better known for its coupons. When Pollack perceives police fraud, however, his desire to expose it runs up against his boss, Moses Ashford (Freeman), a prize-winning...

                      Elsa & Fred (2005)

                      Elsa & Fred

                        • NONE
                        • 108 min
                        • Comedy

                        "Elsa & Fred" is a romantic comedy about the irresistible power and total madness of love when two people who, at the end of the road, discover that it's never too late to love... or to dream.

                        Elsa has dreamt for the past 60 years of the moment that Fellini had already envisaged: the scene in "La Dolce Vita" at the Fontana di Trevi. Her dream however is not of Anita Ekberg, but Elsa instead rising out of the fountain in all her glory, and without Marcello Mastroiani, but with her true love...

                        Fallen (2005)

                        Fallen

                          • Unrated
                          • 90 min
                          • Drama

                          One night, Matiss Zelcs, an employee of the Latvian national archive in Riga, notices a woman on a bridge. After passing by her without preventing her suicidal fall into the depths, a sensation of failure and guilt changes his life. He cannot forget her. Driven by a feeling of remorse and the fever of illusion, he roams through the city night and day looking for traces of her existence. This journey through the tumult of his conscience leads him deeper into his own loneliness and the depths of...

                          FAQs (2005)

                          FAQs

                            • NONE
                            • 90 min
                            • Drama

                            India, a hungry, penniless street kid, agrees to work on a porn shoot for cash. When the pornographer stiffs him for pay, he's beset by two gay bashers. Fleeing his attackers, he runs into a gun-toting drag queen, Destiny, who forces the bashers to their knees. Destiny works with a loose association of drag queens who patrol the streets protecting gays from bashers - and she's not afraid to back up her bravado with bullets fired from her silver pistol!

                            Fareb (2005)

                            Fareb

                              • 155 min
                              • Drama

                              Ria Singhania lives a wealthy lifestyle along with her husband, Amit, in a spacious bungalow. She runs a

                              company, Spykar Jeans. One night she gets a call from the Police that her husband has been found dead,

                              possibly murdered. She co-operates with the Police, who suspect her as she was having an affair with her

                              subordinate, Siddharth Sardesai, who may have helped her kill Amit, who, in turn, was also having an affair

                              with Sonia Sharma, who works for an ad agency run by Divakar. Ria...

                              Festival (2005)

                              Festival

                                • 107 min
                                • Comedy

                                'Festival' is a black comedy set during the annual Edinburgh Fringe festival. The film is based around both the judging of a major comedy award and the performers at one of the smaller venues. Various plot strands interweave, including the bitter relationship between a famous self-obsessed British comic and his ever-suffering assistant, an actress debuting at the festival with a one-woman show about Dorothy Wordsworth and a depressed, rich housewife who spies on the stoned Canadian theatre...

                                Fratricide (2005)

                                Fratricide

                                  • NONE
                                  • 90 min
                                  • Drama

                                  A prize-winner on the international festival circuit, "Fratricide" is an elegantly shot, gripping drama of young Kurds and Turks relocated to Germany where they hope to escape the tribal violence and poverty of their homeland. Instead, they find themselves strangers in a strange land: inhabitants of a soulless society where prostitution, street violence and prejudice offer no respite from the past. The friendship that evolves between one young man and the youngster he attempts to mentor...

                                  Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa (2005)

                                  Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa

                                    • PG-13
                                    • 105 min
                                    • Animation

                                    Munich, Germany, 1923. Two years have passed since Edward Elric was dragged from his own world to ours, leaving behind his country, his friends and his younger brother, Alphonse. Stripped of his alchemical powers, he has been all this time researching rocketry together with Alphonse Heiderich, a young man who resembles his own brother, hoping to one day find a way back home. His efforts so far had proven fruitless, but after lending a hand to a troubled gipsy girl, Edward is thrown in a series...

                                    Gotham Fish Tales

                                      • Unrated
                                      • 80 min
                                      • Documentary

                                      Gotham is famed for its eccentrics. But in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty thrives a little known subculture. "New York City is a playground for the rich and famous," says one of its members, "but for me it’s just a big ol’ fishing hole, and I catch plenty of fish." Once dead waters now harbor 370 species of fish. But the most interesting species are the people. The fishing cabbie who uses spark plugs for sinkers. The professional fisherman struggling to hold onto his livelihood....