2011 June Movies

X-Men: First Class (2011)

X-Men: First Class

  • 87%
  • PG-13
  • 131 min
  • Action

"X-Men: First Class," following the classic Marvel mythology, charts the epic beginning of the X-Men saga. Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were archenemies, they were closest of friends, working together, with other Mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known. In the process, a rift between them opened, which began the...

Green Lantern (2011)

Green Lantern

  • 26%
  • PG-13
  • 105 min
  • Action

In a universe as vast as it is mysterious, a small but powerful force has existed for centuries. Protectors of peace and justice, they are called the Green Lantern Corps. A brotherhood of warriors sworn to keep intergalactic order, each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of their newest recruit, the first human ever selected: Hal...

Super 8 (2011)

Super 8

  • 82%
  • PG-13
  • 112 min
  • Mystery

In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncover the truth - something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined.

Sleeping Beauty (2011)

Sleeping Beauty

  • 49%
  • NONE
  • 104 min
  • Drama

A haunting erotic fairytale about Lucy, a young University student drawn into a mysterious hidden world of beauty and desire.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

  • 35%
  • PG-13
  • 157 min
  • Action

The Autobots Bumblebee, Ratchet, Ironhide and Sideswipe led by Optimus Prime, are back in action, taking on the evil Decepticons, who are determined to avenge their defeat in 2009's Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. In this new movie, the Autobots and Decepticons become involved in a perilous space race between the U.S. and Russia, and once again human Sam Witwicky has to come to the aid of his robot friends. There's new characters too, including a new villain in the form of Shockwave, a...

Cars 2 (2011)

Cars 2

  • 39%
  • G
  • 113 min
  • Animation

Star racecar Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy) take their friendship to exciting new places in “Cars 2” when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage. Torn between...

The Artist (2011)

The Artist

  • 97%
  • PG-13
  • 100 min
  • Comedy

Hollywood 1927. George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) is a silent movie superstar. The advent of the talkies will sound the death knell for his career and see him fall into oblivion. For young extra Peppy Miller (Berenice Bejo), it seems the sky's the limit - major movie stardom awaits. THE ARTIST tells the story of their interlinked destinies.

The Debt (2011)

The Debt

  • 76%
  • R
  • 113 min
  • Drama

The espionage thriller begins in 1997, as shocking news reaches retired Mossad secret agents Rachel (Academy Award winner Helen Mirren) and Stefan (two-time Academy Award nominee Tom Wilkinson) about their former colleague David (Ciarán Hinds of Focus’ “Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day”). All three have been venerated for decades by their country because of the mission that they undertook back in 1966, when the trio (portrayed, respectively, by Jessica Chastain [soon to be seen in “The...

Larry Crowne (2011)

Larry Crowne

  • 35%
  • PG-13
  • 99 min
  • Comedy

When appealing everyman Larry Crowne (Tom Hanks) is inexplicably fired from his job as a big box store clerk, he realizes it’s time for some meaningful change in his life. Deeply in debt and without direction, he returns to college where he befriends a group of scooter-riding students and eventually develops a real affection for his beautiful speech class instructor, Mercedes Tainot (Julia Roberts).

Beginners (2011)

Beginners

  • 84%
  • R
  • 104 min
  • Comedy

"Beginners" imaginatively explores the hilarity, confusion, and surprises of love through the evolving consciousness of Oliver. Oliver meets the irreverent and unpredictable Anna only months after his father Hal has passed away. This new love floods Oliver with memories of his father who -- following 44 years of marriage -- came out of the closet at age 75 to live a full, energized, and wonderfully tumultuous gay life. The upheavals of Hal's new honesty, by turns funny and moving, brought...

Hysteria (2011)

Hysteria

    • R
    • 95 min
    • Comedy

    A romantic comedy wrapped around the surprising story of the first electro-mechanical vibrator, invented by happenstance at a time when the very peak of Victorian prudishness coincided with the dawn of the electrical age.

    “Hysteria” is a tale of a cautious man (Dancy) and a liberated woman (Gyllenhaal) brought together by the wonders of friction.

    Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)

    Mr. Popper's Penguins

    • 48%
    • PG
    • 95 min
    • Comedy

    Adventure-loving house painter Mr. Popper (Jim Carrey) contends with the problem of having too many penguins in director Mark S. Waters' adaptation of author Richard Atwater's beloved children's book. Shortly after penning a letter to a team of Arctic explorers, Mr. Popper is surprised to receive a penguin in the mail. Later, after making his mischievous new pal a cozy new home in the freezer, the hapless Mr. Popper comes into possession of a playful female penguin as well. Before long Mr....

    The Art of Getting By (2011)

    The Art of Getting By

    • 18%
    • PG-13
    • 84 min
    • Drama

    George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who's made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit.

    A Better Life (2011)

    A Better Life

    • 85%
    • PG-13
    • 97 min
    • Drama

    Determined to give his estranged teenage son a better future, Carlos Riquelme, an illegal immigrant, buys a used truck and gardening equipment to start a business. However, when the truck is stolen, he and his son work together to recover it, reconnecting for the first time in years.

    17 Girls (2011)

    17 Girls

    • 67%
    • NONE
    • 86 min
    • Drama

    Inspired by a true story that took place in Massachusetts about a group of bored teenage girls who all make an irrevocable pact. When classmate Camille accidentally becomes pregnant, she encourages her friends and fellow classmates to follow suit. It's only a matter of time, before 17 girls in the high school are pregnant and the town is thrown into a world of chaos.

    2012: Ice Age (2011)

    2012: Ice Age

      • NONE
      • 90 min
      • Action

      When a volcanic eruption in Iceland sends a glacier hurtling toward North America, a family struggles to escape the onslaught of the coming ice age.

      33 Postcards (2011)

      33 Postcards

      • 27%
      • NONE
      • 97 min
      • Drama

      For ten years, Chinese orphan Mei Mei (Zhu Lin) dreams of meeting her Australian sponsor – Dean Randall (Guy Pearce) – and his ‘perfect family’. When her orphanage travels to Australia to attend the Australian Choir Festival, Mei Mei takes the opportunity to look him up. What she finds, however, is far from the idyllic life he depicted in his postcards. Initially mismatched and disconnected, the two begin a journey in search of belonging, family, redemption, love and acceptance.

      A Deeper Shade of Blue (2011)

      A Deeper Shade of Blue

        • Unrated
        • 90 min
        • History

        The event begins with a very special welcome from the red carpet premiere in Hawaii with music by Kaukahi featuring Jack Johnson, Paul McCartney & Youth, Foo Fighters, Coldplay and many others. Following the presentation of A Deeper Shade of Blue, Director Jack McCoy will be joined by world-renowned surfing legends as they discuss the evolution, the culture and the impact of surfing from its beginnings to today's billion-dollar-a-year global industry. Panelists include surfing movie star Gidget...

        A Love Affair of Sorts (2011)

        A Love Affair of Sorts

          • NONE
          • 91 min
          • Drama

          In A Love Affair of Sorts, Levy and Lili Bordan play a couple who "meet cute" in a bookstore, where he catches her in the midst of shoplifting, and she catches him in the midst of furtively filming her with his Flip Camera. Through the course of that day and evening, the two start a tentative relationship, with the young man's omnipresent camera serving as both bridge and barrier to their connection. Only later do we discover that neither they-- nor the film we have been watching--are what they...

          A Matter of Taste: Serving Up Paul Liebrandt (2011)

          A Matter of Taste: Serving Up Paul Liebrandt

            • NONE
            • 68 min
            • Documentary

            Paul Liebrandt is one of the most talented and controversial chefs in the food world and the youngest chef to have received 3 stars from the New York Times. He was 24. NY Times food critic, William Grimes, likened Paul to 'a pianist who seems to have found a couple of dozen extra keys.' Through Paul, the film reveals the creative process, the extreme hard work, long hours, and dedication it takes to be a culinary artist and have success in the cutthroat world of haute cuisine. Exploring the...