2009 September Movies (By Date)

Whip It! (2009)

Whip It!

    • PG-13
    • 111 min
    • Drama

    Harden plays an overbearing ex-beauty queen who would rather see her daughter, Bliss (Page), in pageants than skates. Wiig ("Saturday Night Live") plays Bliss' rowdy mentor, Malice in Wonderland. Lewis is Dinah Might, the star of Austin's top team. Bell plays a medical technician moonlighting as derby star Bloody Holly.

    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.

    Cairo Time (2009)

    Cairo Time

    • 81%
    • PG
    • 89 min
    • Drama

    Juliette, a fashion magazine editor in her 50s, travels to Cairo to meet her husband, Mark, a UN official working in Gaza, for a three week vacation. When he is unavoidably delayed, he sends his friend Tareq, who had been his security officer for many years, to escort her throughout the beautiful and exotic city. The last thing anyone expects is that they will fall in love.

    Leaves of Grass (2009)

    Leaves of Grass

    • 59%
    • R
    • 104 min
    • Comedy

    In "Leaves of Grass," Bill Kincaid, a college classics professor (Norton) is lured home from the Ivy League to the backwoods of Southeastern Oklahoma by his identical twin (also Norton), a hedonistic, pot- smoking career criminal. Kincaid finds that Plato and Marcus Aurelius have ill-prepared him for dealing with a gang of homicidal yokels.

    Beware the Moon: Remembering 'An American Werewolf in London' (2009)

    Beware the Moon: Remembering 'An American Werewolf in London'

      • Unrated
      • 98 min
      • Documentary

      Host Paul Davis takes a trip through some of the iconic backdrops of John Landis' 1981 werewolf classic An American Werewolf In London. The original cast and crew tell the story of how the film was made over a quarter of a century ago featuring rare footage and never before seen photos. Written by Paul Davis

      Ondine (2009)

      Ondine

      • 70%
      • PG-13
      • 111 min
      • Drama

      "Ondine" is the enchanting story of Syracuse (Farrell), a lonely fisherman who one day pulls a beautiful woman named Ondine (Bachleda) out of the sea in his nets. His young daughter Annie is convinced that she is a "selkie" —a creature from Irish folklore much like a mermaid. Syracuse has his doubts, but as Ondine brings some luck and joy to his otherwise downcast life, he starts to come around as well. "Ondine" deftly blends romance and fantasy with the realism of modern life in an Irish...

      Strong Enough to Break (2009)

      Strong Enough to Break

        • Unrated
        • 90 min
        • Documentary

        What started out as a "Making of..." video, turned into a Documentary over time. "Strong Enough To Break" tells the story of Isaac, Taylor, and Zac Hanson's 3 year struggle with their record label to make an album, THEIR way.It also gives an inside look at how major record companies do business. After many unproductive years, Hanson cut ties with Island Records in April 2003, which lead to the launch of their own company, 3CG Records, and a highly successful Acoustic...

        Leslie, My Name Is Evil (2009)

        Leslie, My Name Is Evil

          • R
          • 85 min
          • Comedy

          Perry, a sheltered chemical engineer, falls in love with Leslie, a former homecoming princess, when he becomes a jury member at her hippie death cult murder trial.

          Tanner Hall (2009)

          Tanner Hall

          • 12%
          • NONE
          • 96 min
          • Drama

          As Fernanda (Rooney Mara) enters her senior year at Tanner Hall—a sheltered boarding school in New England—she’s faced with unexpected changes in her group of friends when a childhood acquaintance, the charismatic yet manipulative trouble-maker, Victoria (Georgia King) appears. Shy and studious, Fernanda is usually the voice of reason among her friends—adventurous and sexy Kate (Brie Larsen) and tomboy Lucasta (Amy Ferguson)—but when she begins a complicated friendship with Gio (Tom...

          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

            What's the Matter with Kansas? (2009)

            What's the Matter with Kansas?

              • NONE
              • 90 min
              • Documentary

              In 'What's the Matter with Kansas?' a politically active Kansas megachurch splinters, moves to an amusement park, and when that fails, a Best Western motel. Meanwhile, an idealistic farmer revives Kansas' progressive tradition, taking his message all the way to Washington, D.C

              Plastic Planet (2009)

              Plastic Planet

              • 60%
              • NONE
              • 96 min
              • Documentary

              Forget the Stone Age, welcome to the Plastic Age. Personable filmmaker Werner Boote hosts this wry, alarming journey across Europe, China, the United States, and India to discover that most omnipresent, long-lasting of all substances -- plastic -- and how it may very well be taking over the earth.

              [REC] 2 (2009)

              [REC] 2

              • 71%
              • R
              • 84 min
              • Horror

              The highly anticipated sequel to one of the scariest films of all time, [REC] 2 picks up 15 minutes from where we left off, taking us back into the quarantined apartment building where a terrifying virus has run rampant, turning the occupants into mindlessly violent, raging beasts. A heavily armed SWAT team and a mysterious government official are sent in to assess and attempt to neutralize the situation. What they find inside lies beyond the scope of medical science—a demonic nightmare of...

              Barbie and the Three Musketeers (2009)

              Barbie and the Three Musketeers

                • Unrated
                • 81 min
                • Animation

                Join Barbie™ as Corinne™, a young country girl headed to Paris to pursue her big dream – to become a female musketeer! Never could she imagine she would meet three other girls who secretly share the same dream! Using their special talents, the girls work together as a team to foil a plot and save the prince. It's all for one and one for all!

                Solomon Kane (2009)

                Solomon Kane

                • 66%
                • R
                • 104 min
                • Action

                Captain Solomon Kane is a brutally efficient 16th Century killing machine. Armed with his signature pistols, cutlass and rapier, he and his men unleash their bloodlust as they fight for England in war after war on all continents.

                As the story opens, Kane and his band of pillagers are carving a bloody path through hordes of defenders in an exotic city in northern Africa. But, when Kane decides to attack a mysterious nearby castle to plunder its rumored riches, his mission takes a fateful turn....

                Humpday (2009)

                Humpday

                • 79%
                • R
                • 94 min
                • Comedy

                When Andrew unexpectedly shows up on Ben's doorstep late one night, the two old college friends immediately fall into their old dynamic of heterosexual one-upmanship. To save Ben from domestication, Andrew invites Ben to a party at a sex-positive commune. Everyone there plans on making erotic art films for the local amateur porn festival and Andrew wants in. They run out of booze and ideas, save for one: Andrew should have sex with Ben, on camera. It's not gay; it's beyond gay. It's not porn;...

                The Rebound (2009)

                The Rebound

                • 42%
                • R
                • 95 min
                • Comedy

                In New York City, a single mom captivates her new neighbor, a much younger man.

                The Frost (2009)

                The Frost

                  • Unrated
                  • 103 min
                  • Drama

                  A couple's marriage falls apart after the death of their son. Based on Henrik Ibsen's "Little Eyolf".

                  Hungry Hills (2009)

                  Hungry Hills

                    • Unrated
                    • 92 min
                    • Documentary

                    In 1954 after two years in a home for boys, Snit Mandolin, 15, returns home to his seemingly unhinged and reclusive aunt Matilda. Defeated by a community that still shuns him, confronted by the impossibility of surviving on his aunt's farm, Snit falls in with Johnny Swift, 16, another outcast. Johnny makes moonshine and sells it through a local bootlegger. The boys work together and become fast friends. And Snit finds first love with a free-spirited local girl, Robin, 16. Their adventure is...

                    It's Hard Being Loved by Jerks (2009)

                    It's Hard Being Loved by Jerks

                      • Unrated
                      • 118 min
                      • Documentary

                      The murder of Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh by an Islamic extremist in 2004, followed by the publishing of twelve satirical cartoons depicting the prophet Mohammed that was commissioned for the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, provides the incendiary framework for Daniel Leconte's provocative documentary, It's Hard Being Loved by Jerks.