2009 September Movies

Crude (2009)

Crude

  • 95%
  • NONE
  • 105 min
  • Documentary

One of the largest and most controversial legal cases on the planet. An inside look at the infamous $27 billion "Amazon Chernobyl" case, "Crude" is a real-life high stakes legal drama set against a backdrop of the environmental movement, global politics, celebrity activism, human rights advocacy, the media, multinational corporate power, and rapidly-disappearing indigenous cultures. Presenting a complex situation from multiple viewpoints, the film subverts the conventions of advocacy filmmaking...

Danse Macabre (2009)

Danse Macabre

    • Unrated
    • 9 min

    For a period of time, while we believe it to be perfectly still, lifeless flesh responds, stirs and contorts in a final macabre ballet. Are these spasms merely erratic motions or do they echo the chaotic twists and turns of a past life?

    - Written by

    Robert Lepage

    De storm (2009)

    De storm

      • 96 min
      • Drama

      A fictional story within the historical context of the disastrous flood that engulfed the Dutch coastal province of Zeeland in 1953. When their farmhouse is destroyed by the flood, teenage mother Julia gets separated from her baby boy, whom she kept hidden in a box. She is saved from drowning by a young air force lieutenant, who agrees to go help looking for Julia's little son.

      Defendor (2009)

      Defendor

      • 68%
      • R
      • 95 min
      • Comedy

      A superhero dramedy centered around three characters: an everyday guy who comes to believe he's a superhero, his psychiatrist, and the teenager he befriends.

      Dil Bole Hadippa (2009)

      Dil Bole Hadippa

        • NONE
        • 148 min
        • Comedy

        A feisty cricket-expert Punjabi girl enters the men's cricket team to play in the Cricket World Cup. However, she is in a predicament when she falls for her handsome cricket coach.

        Domain (2009)

        Domain

          • NONE
          • 110 min
          • Drama

          On the threshold of adulthood, 17-year-old Pierre becomes obsessed with his aunt Nadia. A flamboyant mathematician whose intellect clashes with her alcoholism and fatalistic view of life, Nadia is on a path to self-destruction. As Pierre discovers his budding sexuality, he attempts to rescue his beloved aunt from herself. DOMAIN is a dark, sexy mediation on the intersection of two lives with very different trajectories.

          Don't Look Up (2009)

          Don't Look Up

            • NONE
            • 98 min
            • Horror

            Evil spirits released from old celluloid causes a film crew to slowly go insane while in production on a new project.

            Down Terrace (2009)

            Down Terrace

            • 85%
            • R
            • 89 min
            • Comedy

            Described in the press as "The Sopranos" if imagined by Mike Leigh or Ken Loach, "Down Terrace" stars real life father and son Bob and Robin Hill as Bill and Karl, the heads of a crime family struggling to keep their business together as infighting and a police informant in their midst threaten to unravel it completely.

            Drawing with Chalk (2009)

            Drawing with Chalk

            • 17%
            • Unrated
            • 87 min
            • Drama

            Drawing With Chalk is all about obligations and dreams and what happens when the two collide. Prompted by their own experiences as aging artists facing tough choices about the future, co-writers Todd Giglio (who also directs) and Christopher Springer, star as lifelong friends, Jay and Matt, two 40 year-old musicians attempting to jump start their stalled career. As Matt's middle-age anxiety sets in, Jay struggles to find a balance between his music and family, while negotiating the minefields...

            Drifter: Henry Lee Lucas (2009)

            Drifter: Henry Lee Lucas

              • R
              • 90 min
              • Crime

              The true story of serial killer Henry Lee Lucas.

              El hombre que corría tras el viento

                • Unrated
                • 86 min
                • Drama
                Falling Up (2009)

                Falling Up

                  • NONE
                  • 98 min
                  • Comedy

                  The film follows a blue-collar nursing student played by Cross ("Running With Scissors") who's forced to quit school after his father dies in a freak handball accident. His uncle finds him a job as a doorman in a swank Manhattan apartment building, leading to an unlikely romance with a young resident, played by Roemer ("Disturbia").

                  Cook will play the sister who encourages Cross' relationship, much to the dismay of the girl's mother. Snoop Dogg plays the slick doorman who hazes his new...

                  Farewell (2009)

                  Farewell

                    • NONE
                    • 113 min
                    • Drama

                    The French intelligence service alerts the U.S. about a Soviet spy operation during the height of the Cold War, which sets off an unfortunate chain of events.

                    Five Hours from Paris (2009)

                    Five Hours from Paris

                      • Unrated
                      • 90 min
                      • Drama

                      Only 5 flight hours from Paris, in a working-class suburb of Tel Aviv, two people meet. He is a bred-and-born Israeli and she is a Russian immigrant. He is a taxi driver and she is a music teacher. He has no aspirations. She gave up hers long ago. He is afraid of flying and she is about to fly away. What are the odds of them ending up together? Written by Anonymous

                      Flicker (2009)

                      Flicker

                        • NONE
                        • 85 min
                        • Horror

                        "Flicker" is the feature film about a weekend camping trip to a small mountain town. Pretty and Jack wake up in the middle of the night to discover that their friends are missing. A bloody tent, homicidal cops, creepy locals and brutal elements create the world that Pretty must escape.

                        Fruit Fly (2009)

                        Fruit Fly

                          • NONE
                          • 94 min
                          • Musical

                          Bethesda, a Filipina performance artist, moves to San Francisco to workshop her latest piece dealing with the search for her biological mother. Upon moving, she discovers clues about her mother's whereabouts, a new family, and the startling discovery that she just might be a fruit-fly.

                          Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould (2009)

                          Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould

                          • 83%
                          • NONE
                          • 109 min
                          • Documentary

                          "Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould" is a documentary about the pianist directed by Michele Hozer and Peter Raymont. Rare archival documentary where facts are transformed into emotion. Glenn Gould's personal demons had finally found a vehicle worthy of his angelic musical gifts.

                          Georgia O'Keeffe (2009)

                          Georgia O'Keeffe

                            • Unrated
                            • 90 min
                            • Biography

                            Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.

                            Gogol Bordello Non-Stop (2009)

                            Gogol Bordello Non-Stop

                            • 88%
                            • Unrated
                            • 120 min
                            • Documentary

                            A vibrant chronicle of one of today's most notorious and revered live bands, Gogol Bordello Non-Stop follows Eugene Hütz s gypsy-punk brigade around the world as they spread their liberating libertine musical gospel. Filmmaker Margarita Jimeno tracks their raucous gigs from 2001 to 2006, from NYC to Italy, as the band rises from dingy basements to festival main-stages. The cast is a rotating circus of polyglot personalities from Israel, Russia and America, who dish on their music, their...

                            Haunting of Winchester House (2009)

                            Haunting of Winchester House

                              • Unrated
                              • 90 min
                              • Horror

                              A family moves in to look after the Winchester mansion for a few months, and soon find themselves terrorized by vengeful spirits. With the help of a paranormal investigator they'll unravel the mystery of the house.