2007 April Movies (By Date)

Black Irish (2007)

Black Irish

  • 31%
  • NONE
  • 92 min
  • Drama

A gripping coming-of-age drama, "Black Irish," a pejorative describing Irish people from hardscrabble backgrounds - chronicles the trials and tribulations of 15-year-old Cole McKay (Michael Angarano), an obedient son who yearns for the attentions of his emotionally remote father (Brendan Gleeson). Cole is by turns nurtured and abandoned by the rest of his family; his unwed and pregnant sister Kathleen (Emily VanCamp), troubled older brother Jack (Tom Guiry), and rigid and religious mother...

Alice Neel (2007)

Alice Neel

  • 75%
  • Unrated
  • 81 min
  • Documentary

The life and work of Alice Neel (1900-1984), American portrait painter. Part of the narration is chronological, part consists of interviews with friends, other artists, scholars, and family members, particularly two sons, Richard and Hartley, who are none too sanguine about their childhood and their mother's Bohemian life, and the filmmaker himself, a grandson whose querulous voice is heard from time to time. The film also includes footage of Neel, later in life, painting, talking,...

Vacancy (2007)

Vacancy

  • 56%
  • R
  • 80 min
  • Horror

A young married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and finds hidden video cameras in their room. They realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film.

My Brother is an Only Child (2007)

My Brother is an Only Child

    • R
    • 108 min
    • Comedy

    Set in a small Italian town in the 60's and 70's, the film tells the story of two brothers who want to change the world -- but in completely different ways. The elder, Manrico (Riccardo Scarmaccio,) is a handsome, charismatic firebrand who becomes the prime mover in the local Communist party. Accio (Elio Germano,) the younger, more rebellious brother, finds his own contrarian voice by joining the reactionary Fascists. What starts as a typical tale of sibling rivalry becomes the story of the...

    Treasure Raiders (2007)

    Treasure Raiders

      • PG-13
      • 95 min
      • Action

      Michael, an American professor teaching history at Moscow University, finances his passion for treasure hunting with competitive street racing. His racing nemesis Wolf becomes his ally as they both embark on a quest to search for a famous ancient Russian treasure. Written by Robert Madrid

      God Only Knows!

        • Unrated
        • 20 min
        • Comedy

        Fast-talking, shifty eyed Chief Minister is due for surgery but develops complications and passes away. He is whisked away by Yumraaj, the God of Death, to the heavenly gates, where the Minister must make a choice between Heaven and Swarg. Heaven did not seem too colorful, so the Minister chose Swarg, full of song and beautiful dancing women. Once in Swarg, he meets with Lord Indra, and sets about expressing dissatisfaction about the way things are run in Swarg. He then sets about creating...

        Crossroads - A Story of Forgiveness (2007)

        Crossroads - A Story of Forgiveness

          • Unrated
          • 120 min
          • Drama

          A tragic street racing accident kills a wife and her child leaving her husband to pick up the pieces and pursue justice against the boy that killed them.

          Earth (2007)

          Earth

            • G
            • 99 min
            • Documentary

            The first film in the Disneynature series, earth, narrated by James Earl Jones, tells the remarkable story of three animal families and their amazing journey across the planet we all call home. earth combines rare action, unimaginable scale and impossible locations by capturing the most intimate moments of our planet’s wildest and most elusive creatures. Directors Alastair Fothergill and Mark Linfield, the acclaimed creative team behind the Emmy Award®-winning “Planet Earth,” combine...

            Moondance Alexander (2007)

            Moondance Alexander

              • NONE
              • 94 min
              • Drama

              Inspired by a true story - "Moondance Alexander" is a spirited teen living with her eccentric mother. She is faced with another uneventful summer until she discovers a lost pinto pony named Checkers who has jumped out of his paddock. Although Moondance returns the horse to his rightful owner, the gruff and mysterious Dante Longpre, she is convinced that Checkers is a champion jumper in disguise and is determined to help him realize his full potential. Moondance manages to talk Dante into...

              The Dukes (2007)

              The Dukes

              • 57%
              • PG-13
              • 96 min
              • Comedy

              The Dukes, (Chazz Palminteri and Robert Davi) a Doo Wop group, were on top of the world at 17, now are struggling for survival in 2008. Their manager (Peter Bogdanovich) is desperately trying to get them work but is met with failure at every turn. Finally pushed to the extreme , they pull a heist only a fool would attempt, which leaves them even more desperate. When all seems lost, they find themselves. Underneath the laughter, "The Dukes" is a film that explores the intricacies of re-defining...

              Jerabek (2007)

              Jerabek

                • 76 min
                • Documentary

                Jerabek is an intimate portrait of one family that confronts the tragedy of war. Ryan Jerabek wanted to get out of Green Bay, Wisconsin, see the world and do something different. Moved by what happened on September 11th, the honor student and varsity athlete joined the Marines and left for boot camp weeks after his high school graduation. Nine months later, he was killed in Iraq. The film chronicles, over two years, the changes in the lives of his family. Beyond politics, headlines and...

                Next (2007)

                Next

                • 28%
                • PG-13
                • 96 min
                • Action

                In this adaptation of Philip K. Dick's 'The Golden Man', Nicholas Cage plays a man who can see into the future and change it any way that he wants. As he tries to avoid capture by a government organization, he must win the love of a woman (Julianne Moore) who he learns will be the mother of his child.

                Graduation (2007)

                Graduation

                  • 89 min
                  • Comedy

                  Four best friends, about to graduate from high school, must find a way to raise money to help a family member in need. When one of them discovers her banker father having an affair, the foursome plots to rob his bank during graduation ceremonies. When things don't go according to plan, they end up learning more about themselves in one day than they ever did in school.

                  Surviving the Rush (2007)

                  Surviving the Rush

                    • Unrated
                    • 80 min
                    • Comedy

                    It's the hottest day of the year for the manager of the tiny one-screen movie theatre the Nostromo but that's only the beginning of his problems. The year's most hotly anticipated film is opening exclusively without warning plunging the Manager and his employees into a frantically comedic world of foul-mouthed nuns, angry rooftop wildlife, and a capacity crowd of eager moviegoers that quickly turns into a violent mob. Written by Sean Farley

                    Diary of a Cannibal (2007)

                    Diary of a Cannibal

                      • 81 min
                      • Crime

                      They met on the Internet. They fell in love. They drove to the desert and stopped at an abandoned warehouse. They wandered inside and found unspeakable horror. Only one of them survived to write THE DIARY OF A CANNIBAL.

                      On Broadway (2007)

                      On Broadway

                        • NONE
                        • 98 min
                        • Drama

                        "On Broadway" tells the story of Jack O'Toole, a 30-something Boston everyman, who writes a play about his dead uncle as a way to reconnect with his hard-nosed dad. With no money and just his gut to guide him, Jack quits his job as a carpenter so that he can mount a production of his play on the only stage he can afford: in the back room of his neighborhood pub, on a little street called Broadway.

                        Ten Inch Hero (2007)

                        Ten Inch Hero

                          • R
                          • 102 min
                          • Comedy

                          Ten Inch Hero revolves around a group of friends working at a sandwich shop in Santa Cruz: Piper, Jen, Tish, and Priestly. The shop is owned by ageing hippie surfer Trucker, who is in love with Zo, the manager of the crystal shop across the street.

                          Zoo

                          • 58%
                          • NONE
                          • 76 min
                          • Documentary

                          "Zoo" is an extraordinary glimpse into the life of a seemingly normal Seattle family man whose secret sexual appetites led to his shocking death. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Robinson Devor ("Woman Chaser," "Police Beat"), the film explores the ensuing media coverage and public outcry that uncovered a secret community of zoophiles, who call themselves "zoos." This expressionistic rendering of how apparently upstanding citizens banded together and videotaped their journey into the most taboo...

                          Saigon Eclipse (2007)

                          Saigon Eclipse

                            • NONE
                            • 90 min
                            • Action

                            Kieu, a beautiful and talented actress, is starring in a film directed by Kim, an American/Vietnamese who has come back to Vietnam to become a part of the new wave of Vietnamese film culture. The film is being produced by her Uncle Henry and her mother Ba Tu.

                            It is a seemingly wonderful situation until the fragile family balance is disrupted when Kieu falls in love with her director, and Uncle Henry's mounting gambling debts shut down production of the film. Uncle Henry embraces dishonest ways...

                            Made in Korea: A One Way Ticket Seoul-Amsterdam? (2007)

                            Made in Korea: A One Way Ticket Seoul-Amsterdam?

                              • Unrated
                              • 73 min
                              • Documentary

                              In-Soo Radstake arrived in Holland from Seoul in 1980. Adopted as a baby by a Dutch couple he is now searching for his true identity. His search takes him along the eight other adopted persons who came with the same flight to Holland. He also visits the orphanage in Seoul where he once lived. He compares the questions and experiences of his adoption with those of his adoptees. He asks himself is weather he is Dutch or Korean. Radstake feels Dutch, but is that because he suppressed his Korean...