2010 August Movies

Piranha 3D (2010)

Piranha 3D

  • 73%
  • R
  • 89 min
  • Comedy

Jaws...lots and lots of jaws. From acclaimed director Alexandre Aja (The Hills Have Eyes) comes the new action thriller PIRANHA 3D, in the latest eye-popping 3D technology. A new type of terror is about to be cut loose on beautiful Lake Victoria. After a sudden underwater tremor sets free scores of the prehistoric man-eating fish, an unlikely group of strangers must band together to stop themselves from becoming fish food for the area’s new razor-toothed residents. But our heroine (Elisabeth...

The Other Guys (2010)

The Other Guys

  • 78%
  • PG-13
  • 107 min
  • Action

NYPD Detectives Christopher Danson and P.K. are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos - other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit Detectives Allen Gamble and Terry Hoitz. You've seen them in the background of photos of Danson and Highsmith, out of focus and eyes closed. They're not heroes - they're "the Other Guys. But every cop has his or her day and soon Gamble and Hoitz stumble into a seemingly innocuous case no other detective wants...

I Saw the Devil (2010)

I Saw the Devil

  • 80%
  • NONE
  • 144 min
  • Crime

Lee Byung-hyun (The Good, the Bad and the Weird) stars as Dae-hoon, a special agent whose pregnant wife becomes the latest victim of a disturbed and brutal serial killer, captivatingly played by Oldboy's Choi Min-sik. Vowing revenge, Dae-hoon blurs the lines between hunter and hunted and good and evil, eventually becoming a monster himself in his twisted pursuit of revenge. From Korean genre master Kim Jee-woon (The Good, The Bad and The Weird and A Tale of Two Sisters) I SAW THE DEVIL is...

Eat, Pray, Love (2010)

Eat, Pray, Love

  • 36%
  • PG-13
  • 133 min
  • Drama

While trying to get pregnant, a happily married woman realizes her life needs to go in a different direction, and after a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey. Based on the memoir by Elizabeth Gilbert.

The Expendables (2010)

The Expendables

  • 41%
  • R
  • 103 min
  • Action

The Expendables is a hard-hitting action/thriller about a group of mercenaries hired to infiltrate a South American country and overthrow its ruthless dictator. Once the mission begins, the men realize things arent quite as they appear, finding themselves caught in a dangerous web of deceit and betrayal. With their mission thwarted and an innocent life in danger, the men struggle with an even tougher challenge one that threatens to destroy this band of brothers.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of The Dawn Treader (2010)

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of The Dawn Treader

  • 49%
  • PG
  • 112 min
  • Adventure

Return to the magic and wonder of C.S. Lewis' beloved world -- via the fantastic Narnian ship, the Dawn Treader. In this new installment of the blockbuster "The Chronicles of Narnia" motion picture franchise, Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their cousin Eustace, their royal friend King Caspian and a warrior mouse named Reepicheep, find themselves swallowed into a painting and onto the Dawn Treader. Their mission -- on which rests the fate of Narnia itself -- takes the courageous voyagers...

Takers (2010)

Takers

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

Takers takes you into the world of a notorious group of criminals (Idris Elba, Paul Walker, T.I., Chris Brown, Hayden Christensen and Michael Ealy) who continue to baffle police by pulling off perfectly executed bank robberies. They are in and out like clockwork, leaving no evidence behind and laying low between heists. But when they attempt to pull off one last job with more money at stake than ever before, the crew may find their plans interrupted by a hardened detective (Matt Dillon) who is...

Flipped (2010)

Flipped

  • 55%
  • PG
  • 90 min
  • Comedy

When second-graders Bryce and Juli first meet, Juli knows it's love. But Bryce isn't so sure. Girl-phobic and easily embarrassed, young Bryce does everything he can to keep his outspoken wannabe girlfriend at arm's length... for the next six years, which isn't easy since they go to the same school and live across the street from each other. But if Juli finally looks away, will it be Bryce's turn to be dazzled? "Flipped" takes Bryce and Juli from grade school to junior high, through triumph and...

The Man from Nowhere (2010)

The Man from Nowhere

  • 100%
  • R
  • 119 min
  • Action

An ex-special agent Tae-sik Cha's only connection to the rest of the world is a little girl, So-mi, who lives nearby. Her mother, Hyo-jeong smuggles drugs from a drug trafficking organization and entrusts Tae-sik with the product, without letting him know. The traffickers find out about her smuggling and kidnap both Hyo-jeong and So-mi. The gang promises to release them if Tae-sik makes a delivery for them, however it is actually a larger plot to eliminate a rival drug ring leader. When...

Vampires Suck (2010)

Vampires Suck

  • 5%
  • PG-13
  • 80 min
  • Comedy

A spoof of vampire-themed movies, where teenager Becca finds herself torn between two boys. As she and her friends wrestle with a number of different dramas, everything comes to a head at their prom.

Secretariat (2010)

Secretariat

  • 64%
  • PG
  • 116 min
  • Drama

Based on the remarkable true story, SECRETARIAT chronicles the spectacular journey of the 1973 Triple Crown winner. Housewife and mother Penny Chenery (Diane Lane) agrees to take over her ailing father’s Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery—with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin (John Malkovich)—manages to navigate the male-dominated business, ultimately fostering the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years and what may...

The Last Exorcism (2010)

The Last Exorcism

  • 72%
  • PG-13
  • 100 min
  • Drama

When he arrives on the rural Louisiana farm of Louis Sweetzer, the Reverend Cotton Marcus expects to perform just another routine “exorcism” on a disturbed religious fanatic. An earnest fundamentalist, Sweetzer has contacted the charismatic preacher as a last resort, certain his teenage daughter Nell is possessed by a demon who must be exorcized before their terrifying ordeal ends in unimaginable tragedy.

Buckling under the weight of his conscience after years of parting desperate...

Step Up 3D (2010)

Step Up 3D

  • 46%
  • PG-13
  • 97 min
  • Drama

In the third installment, a tight-knit group of street dancers, including Luke (Malambri) and Natalie (Vinson), team up with NYU freshman Moose (Sevani), and find themselves pitted against the world's best breakdancers in a high-stakes showdown that will change their lives forever.

Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010)

Tomorrow, When the War Began

  • 64%
  • NONE
  • 103 min
  • Action

When their country is invaded and their families are taken, eight unlikely high school teenagers band together to fight.

The American (2010)

The American

  • 66%
  • R
  • 105 min
  • Crime

Academy Award winner George Clooney stars in the title role of this suspense thriller. As an assassin, Jack (played by Mr. Clooney) is constantly on the move and always alone. After a job in Sweden ends more harshly than expected for this American abroad, Jack retreats to the Italian countryside. He relishes being away from death for a spell as he holes up in a small medieval town. While there, Jack takes an assignment to construct a weapon for a mysterious contact, Mathilde (Thekla Reuten)....

Hatchet II (2010)

Hatchet II

  • 36%
  • NONE
  • 96 min
  • Horror

Adam Green’s Hatchet II picks up at the exact moment that 2006’s Hatchet ends, wherein the quiet but hot-tempered Marybeth (Danielle Harris) is in a small boat in the Louisiana swamps, screaming for her life as she tries to free herself from the clutches of the deformed, swamp-dwelling killer Victor Crowley (Kane Hodder). Crowley has murdered Marybeth’s family and other fellow vacationers who had come together on a tourist excursion in the swamplands outside of New Orleans.

Marybeth...

In a Better World (2010)

In a Better World

  • 77%
  • NONE
  • 119 min
  • Drama

The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.

Kaboom (2010)

Kaboom

  • 59%
  • NONE
  • 86 min
  • Comedy

Featuring a gorgeous young cast, Kaboom is a hyper-stylized ”Twin Peaks” for the Coachella Generation and tells the story of Smith (Thomas Dekker), an ambisexual 18-year-old college freshman who stumbles upon a monstrous conspiracy in a seemingly idyllic Southern California seaside town. Smith’s everyday life in the dorms - hanging out with his arty, sarcastic best friend Stella (Haley Bennett,) hooking up with a beautiful free spirit named London (Juno Temple,) lusting for his gorgeous...

5x Favela, Now by Ourselves (2010)

5x Favela, Now by Ourselves

    • Unrated
    • 96 min
    • Comedy

    The project '5 x slum, now by ourselves' gathered over 80 young people from Rio's favelas (slums), selected through workshops, script and filmmaking techniques to create a feature film consisting of five stories that reflect different facets of the daily lives of residents of these communities - with the promise of escape stereotypical representations. Written by Anonymous

    A Film Unfinished (2010)

    A Film Unfinished

    • 97%
    • NONE
    • 89 min
    • Documentary

    A full decade after the end of the war, East German archivists finally began to sort through what remained of Hitler’s propaganda machine. Thousands of films were discovered in the exact location in which they had been stashed, a concrete vault hidden in a forest. It is also there that one lone copy of a film was found, over one hour long, with no soundtrack, no notes, no opening or closing credits and only a brief title, Ghetto. It was a rough cut, first draft of the longest Nazi propaganda...