2010 September Movies

El Sicario, Room 164 (2010)

El Sicario, Room 164

  • 92%
  • 80 min
  • Documentary

In an anonymous motel room on the U.S./Mexico border, a Ciudad Juarez hitman speaks. He has killed hundreds of people and is an expert in torture and kidnapping. He was simultaneously on the payroll of the Mexican drug cartels and a commander of the Chihuahua State Police. There is currently a $250,000 contract on his life and he lives as a fugitive, though he has never been charged with a crime in any country. With his face obscured by a black mesh hood, he tells his story to the camera inside...

Essential Killing (2010)

Essential Killing

    • NONE
    • 83 min
    • Drama

    Vincent Gallo stars as Mohammed, a Taliban fighter who lives in Afghanistan and is taken captive by the Americans after killing three US soldiers. He is redacted to an unknown location in Europe for interrogation but manages to escape from his captors and becomes an escaped convict in a land that he does not know. Desperate, he flees into the countryside in an attempt to survive at all costs…

    Even the Rain (2010)

    Even the Rain

      • NONE
      • 103 min
      • Drama

      "Even the Rain" (También la lluvia) sets up an intriguing dialogue about Spanish imperialism through incidents taking place some 500 years apart, while examining the personal belief systems of the members of a film crew headed by director Sebastian and his producer Costa who arrive in Bolivia to make a revisionist film about the conquest of Latin America. Set in February and March of 2000, when real-life protests against the privatization of water rocked the nation, the film reflexively blurs...

      Fred: The Movie (2010)

      Fred: The Movie

        • NONE
        • 84 min
        • Adventure

        Hey, it’s Fred in his first movie! And he is in love with the girl next door, Judy (Pixie Lott). But his nemesis neighbor Kevin, thwarts all attempts Fred makes to see her, and when he finally succeeds in making it over to Judy’s house – she’s moved! With the advice of his super cool dad (John Cena), Fred embarks on an epic journey full of gut-busting fun to find her. So, jump in the kiddie pool and join Fred, Bertha (Jennette McCurdy), and the whole gang for a hilarious good time in...

        Frozen (2010)

        Frozen

          • 92 min
          • Fantasy

          A young 20-year-old-woman named Wing (Lan Wei) visits her grandfather's laboratory in Hong Kong. By accident, Wing opens a chamber and resurrects a woman about her age. Wing then discovers the woman awaken is her mother Gigi (Janice Man), who was cryogenically frozen shortly after becoming involved in a fatal car accident some 20 years ago. Gigi, on the other hand, must also come to grips with her daughter being the same age as her and also her favorite actor Leslie Cheung having long passed...

          Fur of Flying (2010)

          Fur of Flying

            • G
            • 3 min
            • Animation

            Wile E. Coyote fashions himself a homemade helicopter helmet, utilizing an assortment of mail order products. Soaring through the sky and over the cliffs, it's a surefire way to catch the Road Runner... assuming he can avoid military testing grounds.

            Girlfriend (2010)

            Girlfriend

            • 44%
            • 93 min
            • Drama

            Evan is a young man with Down Syndrome who lives with his mother in a poor, working-class town hit hard by the recent economic recession. When he unexpectedly comes into a large amount of money, Evan uses it to romantically pursue Candy, a girl from town who he has loved since high school. Candy, now a barely-employed single mom, is facing financial debt, possible eviction, and the inability to rid herself of Russ, her abusive, volatile, ex-boyfriend. In no position to turn down Evan's offers...

            Gothic & Lolita Psycho (2010)

            Gothic & Lolita Psycho

              • Unrated
              • 88 min
              • Action

              Her beloved mother murdered by a vicious gang of assassins, young Yuki (2007 Best Buttocks Award-winner Akiyama) transforms herself into a gothic lolita killing machine, wielding a lethal umbrella that can blast, slice, and chop her enemies into oblivion. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

              Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2010)

              Happy People: A Year in the Taiga

              • 87%
              • NONE
              • 90 min
              • Documentary

              In the center of the story is the life of the indigenous people of the village Bakhtia at the river Yenisei in the Siberian Taiga. The camera follows the protagonists in the village over a period of a year. The natives, whose daily routines have barely changed over the last centuries, keep living their lives according to their own cultural traditions. The expressive pictures are accompanied by original sound bites quoting the villagers.

              Helldriver (2010)

              Helldriver

                • NONE
                • 117 min
                • Horror

                Stilling reeling from the events of a zombie apocalypse, a young woman, along with a group of allies, makes her way across a dystopian Japan in search of her mother, the Zombie Queen.

                Hidalgo la historia jamás contada (2010)

                Hidalgo la historia jamás contada

                  • Unrated
                  • 115 min
                  • Biography

                  From his jail cell at Chihuahua's Military Hospital, Hidalgo begins to remember moments of his life, particularly his tenure as Parish Priest in the town of San Felipe Torres Mochas where he translated and produced the stage play "Tartuffe" by Moliere. During this time he fell in love with Josefa Quintana with whom he had three children and for whom he left the priesthood during a brief period in his life. Written by Anonymous

                  I Am Yours (2010)

                  I Am Yours

                    • Unrated
                    • 105 min

                    I Am Yours is a love story rooted in dignity. A meaningless affair creates a rift in Martha and Jack's fragile marriage when she falls pregnant. Martha's sister, the lover, and his mother all weigh in with their opinions, revealing personal obsessions and secrets - and never considering the unborn child.

                    - Written by

                    Pusan International Film Festival

                    I Do (2010)

                    I Do

                      • Unrated
                      • 110 min
                      • Romance

                      Mayumi is a girl with a happy disposition in life who dreams of meeting her "the one" someday. She has been dreaming of meeting her "the one" and having the perfect wedding ever since she was a little girl. When she meets Lance, a Chinese descendant, in a wedding, she immediately knows that he is "the one" she is waiting for, her faith and destiny. The two of them become lovers despite the unwillingness of their families to their relationship.

                      I Will Follow (2010)

                      I Will Follow

                      • 80%
                      • NONE
                      • 88 min
                      • Drama

                      Maye is a success. Hot career. Hot boyfriend. But, when her world is turned upside down by tragedy, she must struggle to keep her balance. "I Will Follow" chronicles a day in the life of a woman at a crossroads, and the 12 people who help her move forward into a brave, new world.

                      Jack Goes Boating (2010)

                      Jack Goes Boating

                      • 68%
                      • R
                      • 89 min
                      • Comedy

                      Jack Goes Boating is a tale of love, betrayal, friendship and grace centered around two working-class New York City couples. The film stars John Ortiz (American Gangster), Daphne Rubin-Vega (Broadway’s “Rent”), Amy Ryan (Gone Baby Gone) and Philip Seymour Hoffman (Capote), with Hoffman making his feature directorial debut. Bob Glaudini (“A View From 151st Street”) adapted his acclaimed Off Broadway play for the screen.

                      Jack (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and Connie (Amy Ryan) are two...

                      Janie Jones (2010)

                      Janie Jones

                      • 52%
                      • NONE
                      • 107 min
                      • Drama

                      A faded rock star is forced to take responsibility for the daughter he never knew he had in Janie Jones, a funny and touching road trip through the world of rock ‘n’ roll from writer-director David M. Rosenthal (Falling Up), inspired by his own experiences.

                      Rocker Ethan Brand (Alessandro Nivola) and his band, the Ethan Brand Experience, are on the comeback trail when a former flame (Oscar® nominee Elisabeth Shue) drops a bomb in his lap—their 13-year-old daughter, Janie Jones (Abigail...

                      L'amour Fou (2010)

                      L'amour Fou

                        • NONE
                        • 98 min
                        • Documentary

                        Yves Saint Laurent is heralded as one of the greatest fashion designers of the twentieth century. Together with his once-lover and longtime business partner, Pierre Bergé, the Yves Saint Laurent Couture House broke boundaries that shook the world of fashion, forever changing the way women dressed. Along the way, they collected a one-of-a- kind art collection that could rival the holdings of any gallery. Upon Saint Laurent’s death, Bergé decided to sell the collection that they had spent...

                        Las Caras Del Diablo (2010)

                        Las Caras Del Diablo

                          • Unrated
                          • 93 min

                          LAS CARAS DEL DIABLO es un thriller policial inspirado en hechos reales, que cuenta la historia de PEDRO RAMIREZ (Jean Paul Leroux), un Sub Inspector que obsesionado por el crimen sin resolver de una menor de edad, tres años después recibe la terrible noticia de que su hija Sarah, ha sido secuestrada en circunstancias similares, lo que desatará en el policía una búsqueda implacable para dar con el criminal.

                          Legend of The Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (2010)

                          Legend of The Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen

                          • 48%
                          • R
                          • 106 min
                          • Action

                          Seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen, a mysterious stranger arrives from overseas and befriends a local mafia boss. That man is a disguised Chen Zhen, who intends to infiltrate the mob when they form an alliance with the Japanese. Disguising himself as a caped fighter by night, Chen intends to take out everyone involved as well as get his hands on an assassination list prepared by the Japanese.

                          Legendary (2010)

                          Legendary

                          • 17%
                          • PG-13
                          • 107 min
                          • Drama

                          Legendary explores one teenage boy's journey (Graye) to reunite his mother (Clarkson) with his older, estranged brother (Cena) ten years after the death of their beloved father, a state collegiate wrestling legend.