2011 November Movies

A Holiday Engagement (2011)

A Holiday Engagement

    • Unrated
    • 92 min
    • Comedy

    Thirty-something Hillary Burns has spent her life trying to get the approval of her parents, most specifically her judgmental mother, Meredith Burns, thus far without success. Part of that approval for Hillary is to marry the right man. That's why Hillary is so happy that she is engaged to successful lawyer Jason King, who she will bring home to meet the family for the first time at their Thanksgiving get-together weekend in a week's time. However, Hillary's life starts to fall...

    A Holiday Heist (2011)

    A Holiday Heist

      • 90 min
      • Comedy

      A group of college students stay at school over Christmas to work at a special exhibit in the college's fine art gallery. The students have little in common to each other. When they decide to hold an unplanned Christmas Eve dinner in the gallery, they stumble into a trio of bumbling thugs planning a Holiday Heist of the exhibit. As the students are held hostage, they are forced to learn about themselves and each other, the spirit of Christmas, and get the courage to work together and fight back...

      Alien Armageddon (2011)

      Alien Armageddon

        • R
        • 95 min
        • Sci-Fi

        For years, UFO sightings have been documented around the world. What were once mere sightings have now become brutal attacks of epic proportions. As the human race faces total annihilation with every major city destroyed only Los Angeles remains. Left with the task of saving humanity from extinction, a group of cowboys is the world s last stand in this Alien Armageddon.

        Americano (2011)

        Americano

        • 50%
        • NONE
        • 105 min
        • Drama

        A deeply moving drama about inheritance and legacy that deftly mines the past of a true-life filmmaking family, while at the same time weaving a mesmerizing fictional narrative about coming to terms with unattended grief and uncomfortable pasts. The film features a stellar cast that, perhaps not incidentally, includes the children of famous film personalities -- Geraldine Chaplin, Chiara Mastroianni and Demy himself -- in addition to Salma Hayek.

        Amma Lo-Fi (2011)

        Amma Lo-Fi

          • 65 min
          • Documentary

          At the tender age of 70 she started making music - and then she couldn't stop! A tribute to the Danish/Icelandic artist and late bloomer Sigrídur Níelsdóttir.

          An African Election (2011)

          An African Election

          • 100%
          • NONE
          • 89 min
          • Documentary

          An African Election is a political documentary that exposes the never-before-seen, nitty-gritty of political electioneering in Africa. It captures the intrigues of political campaigns; the almost carnival like atmosphere that is laced with fear of the unknown and the danger that lurks behind-the-scenes.

          Another Happy Day (2011)

          Another Happy Day

          • 44%
          • R
          • 119 min
          • Drama

          A wedding at her parents' Annapolis estate hurls high-strung Lynn into the fire of primal, Byzantine family dynamics. It's the wedding of Lynn's son, whom she was deprived of raising because of her acrimonious divorce, and a feud still rages between Lynn and her ex-husband's hot-tempered wife. Meanwhile, the three children Lynn did raise display a panoply of disturbing behaviors like cutting and drug addiction, which Lynn's mother and sisters alternately ridicule and blame her for. As Lynn...

          Arthur Christmas (2011)

          Arthur Christmas

          • 92%
          • PG
          • 97 min
          • Animation

          "Arthur Christmas" at last reveals the incredible, never-before seen answer to every child's question: 'So how does Santa deliver all those presents in one night?' The answer: Santa's exhilarating, ultra-high-tech operation hidden beneath the North Pole. But at the heart of the film is a story with the ingredients of a Christmas classic - a family in a state of comic dysfunction and an unlikely hero, Arthur, with an urgent mission that must be completed before Christmas morning dawns.

          As Luck Would Have It (2011)

          As Luck Would Have It

          • 33%
          • NONE
          • 98 min
          • Drama

          Roberto (famed Spanish comic José Mota) once had a promising career in advertising. But now out of work during the economic downturn, he struggles to keep his family afloat and their dire situation a secret from his adoring wife Luisa (Salma Hayek). After yet another dead end interview, it seems like reality will come crashing down on Roberto – until a freak accident places him at the center of a wild media storm. Realizing his opportunity, Roberto hires a brazen agent to help him leverage...

          Barbershop Punk (2011)

          Barbershop Punk

          • 67%
          • Unrated
          • 84 min
          • Documentary

          Is "The Man" controlling the vertical, the horizontal and the channel you'll be on? In a privatized American Internet, is big business "Big Brother" or does the free market protect and serve the needs of the average citizen with its invisible hand? With the simple act of swapping files, barbershop quartet baritone Robb Topolski finds himself at ground zero of a landmark case whose outcome will affect the rights of every American citizen. Following one man's...

          Beatles Stories (2011)

          Beatles Stories

            • NONE
            • 85 min
            • Documentary

            Seth Swirsky’s new documentary film captures real stories about the most influential band of all time.

            Beethoven's Christmas Adventure (2011)

            Beethoven's Christmas Adventure

              • 90 min
              • Family

              A Christmas Elf accidentally takes off in Santa's sleigh, crash lands in a small town, and loses the magic toy bag. Beethoven must rescue the Elf, recover the bag from greedy crooks, and return the sleigh to Santa in time to save Christmas.

              Big Boys Gone Bananas! (2011)

              Big Boys Gone Bananas!

                • NONE
                • 90 min
                • Documentary

                Dole Food Company wages a campaign to prevent a pair of Swedish filmmakers from showing their documentary about a lawsuit against the company.

                Black Pond (2011)

                Black Pond

                  • 83 min
                  • Comedy

                  An ordinary British family and their Japanese friend are accused of murder when a stranger dies at their dinner table. Black Pond is an existential comedy drama starring two-time BAFTA winner Chris Langham and double British Comedy Award Winner Simon Amstell.

                  Blood Was Everywhere (2011)

                  Blood Was Everywhere

                    • NONE
                    • 85 min
                    • Horror

                    In Blood Was Everywhere, the nightmare of the unsolved, random murder is brought to life as a faceless killer wreaks havoc on the lives of average people in a small Massachusetts town.

                    Book of Dragons (2011)

                    Book of Dragons

                      • PG
                      • 22 min
                      • Animation

                      So you want to be a dragon trainer do you? Prepare yourself for adventure, excitement and training as Hiccup, Astrid, Toothless and Gobber tell the legend behind the Book of Dragons and reveal insider training secrets about new, never-before-seen dragons.

                      Bringing Up Bobby (2011)

                      Bringing Up Bobby

                      • 17%
                      • PG-13
                      • 93 min
                      • Comedy

                      A con artist moves her son to a conservative neighborhood in Oklahoma in an effort to build a better future, but it doesn't take long for her past to catch up with her, and for her son's behavior to cause problems of its own.

                      Café de Flore (2011)

                      Café de Flore

                        • NONE
                        • 120 min
                        • Drama

                        A love story between a man and woman. And between a mother and her son. A mystical and fantastical odyssey on love.

                        California Indian

                          • R
                          • 90 min
                          • Drama

                          Nick Thomas, a Pomo Indian and a successful Los Angeles radio host, is forced back to the reservation to help his brother Chi, and tribal leader Rich Knight lead the Tule Lake Rancheria out of danger from a seedy casino investor. At risk is whether the Native American Tribe members decide to accept a payment for instant gratification, or retain rights over the Casino project for a long-term benefit. Based on a true story and actual events at the Pomo Indian Tribe reservation in Northern...

                          Captive Audience

                            • Unrated
                            • 80 min
                            • Horror

                            CAPTIVE AUDIENCE, the most depraved of this trilogy, shows the horror of compliance.