2011 November Movies

Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You (2011)

Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You

  • 9%
  • 95 min
  • Drama

A vulnerable teenager with a deep perception of the world and no idea how to live in it.

Special Forces (2011)

Special Forces

  • 15%
  • NONE
  • 109 min
  • Action

A French journalist in Afghanistan is kidnapped by the Taliban.

Starry Starry Night (2011)

Starry Starry Night

  • 55%
  • NONE
  • 98 min
  • Drama

When Mei falls in love with Jay, a new transfer student at her school, love at first sight takes hold, providing her first journey into adulthood and what soon becomes her fondest childhood memory. Amongst her parents' divorce and bickering and her grandfather's death, Mei finds solace in Jay even as they begin a perilous journey into the mountainous wilderness to find her grandparents' home. As they venture into the starry, starry night, they get lost in a storm that leads them towards a...

Steve Jobs: One Last Thing (2011)

Steve Jobs: One Last Thing

  • 100%
  • Unrated
  • 60 min
  • Documentary

In 1995, during the making of his TV series Triumph of the Nerds about the birth of the PC, Bob Cringely did a memorable hour-long interview with Steve Jobs. It was 10 years since Jobs had left Apple following a bruising struggle with John Sculley, the CEO he had brought into the company. At the time of the interview Jobs was running NeXT, the niche computer company he had founded after leaving Apple. During the interview, Jobs was at his charismatic best - witty, outspoken, visionary. In the...

Stuck Between Stations (2011)

Stuck Between Stations

  • 63%
  • NONE
  • 85 min
  • Comedy

Casper, a young soldier home on leave, has a chance run-in with his childhood crush, now a grad student coping with conflicts of her own. In one night, the two traverse a striking Minneapolis cityscape, growing closer but knowing they will inevitably have to part ways at dawn. Featuring standout performances by rising indie stars Zoe Lister-Jones, and Sam Rosen, and supported by Josh Hartnett and Michael Imperioli ("The Sopranos"), Stuck Between Stations is a touching and authentic snapshot of...

Surviving Progress (2011)

Surviving Progress

  • 75%
  • NONE
  • 86 min
  • Documentary

Humanity's ascent is often measured by the speed of progress. But what if progress is actually spiraling us downwards, towards collapse? Ronald Wright, whose best-seller, A Short History Of Progress inspired SURVIVING PROGRESS, shows how past civilizations were destroyed by "progress traps" - alluring technologies and belief systems that serve immediate needs, but ransom the future. As pressure on the world's resources accelerates and financial elites bankrupt nations, can our globally-entwined...

The Advocate for Fagdom (2011)

The Advocate for Fagdom

    • Unrated
    • 91 min
    • Documentary

    The Advocate for Fagdom unites the puzzle pieces one by one. Testimonies are combined with rare archive images. Art galeries present movie extracts that are succeeded by images shot on location. And the other way round. Writers, film makers, art galeries owners, actors and actresses, photographers, producers, friends and loved ones all join in a game of interpretation, analysis or simple anecdotes. John Waters, Bruce Benderson, Harmony Korine, Gus Van Sant, Richard Kern, Rick...

    The Cup (2011)

    The Cup

    • 29%
    • NONE
    • 106 min
    • Drama

    Born into a legendary racing family, jockeys Damien Oliver and his brother, Jason, were destined for greatness. However, tragedy strikes when Jason is in a deathly riding accident just days before the prestigious Melbourne Cup race. Damien considers bowing out of the race and wonders if he’ll ever ride again, but with the encouragement of famed Irish horse trainer Dermot Weld, he realizes that racing is the one way he can pay tribute to the memory of his beloved brother. In a moment that...

    The Drought (2011)

    The Drought

      • NONE
      • 12 min
      • Short

      An elderly Brooklyn resident contemplates his daily routine as an umbrella street salesman during a summer drought.

      The Greening of Whitney Brown (2011)

      The Greening of Whitney Brown

      • 13%
      • PG
      • 87 min
      • Adventure

      Whitney Brown, a spoiled pre-teen from Philadelphia, is forced to move to the country when her parents feel the squeeze of economic hard times. A fish out of water, far from her comfort zone, she befriends an amazing horse, and undertakes a misguided journey back to her old life, only to discover that her family is her home.

      The Kick (2011)

      The Kick

        • PG-13
        • 94 min
        • Action

        After the son, from a family of taekwondo experts, foils an attempt to steal a priceless Thai artifact, the family becomes national heroes and the target of revenge by the criminal gang whose robbery they stopped. In order to protect his family they are sent into hiding but soon are discovered. When the family is taken hostage, one son will stop at nothing to save his family and together they'll take back what belongs to them.

        The King of Pigs (2011)

        The King of Pigs

          • 97 min
          • Animation

          An emotionally punishing animated indie film about a group of friends whose brutal childhoods continue to haunt them as adults.

          The Lady (2011)

          The Lady

          • 33%
          • R
          • 135 min
          • Biography

          The Lady is the extraordinary story of Aung San Suu Kyi and her husband, Michael Aris. It is also the epic story of the peaceful quest of the woman who is at the core of Burma's democracy movement. Despite distance, long separations, and a dangerously hostile regime, their love endures until the very end.

          A story of devotion and human understanding set against a backdrop of political turmoil that continues today. The Lady was written over a period of three years by Rebecca Frayn. Interviews...

          The Last Tribe (2011)

          The Last Tribe

            • Unrated
            • 69 min
            • Documentary

            A charming look at the Jews of Leeds. The sons and daughters of the Jewish immigrants who settled in the city over 150 years ago share their personal stories and reflect on the history and current situation of the community in this British city. After enduring years of Russian persecution, many Jews escaped to what they thought was America, but turned out to be Britain. They settled in the city and began their social and economic climb. A touching and humorous film that offers rare insight into...

            The Legend of Pale Male (2011)

            The Legend of Pale Male

            • 58%
            • NONE
            • 85 min
            • Documentary

            This is the true account of one of the most surprising and remarkable love stories in the history of New York. It begins in 1993, when a young man from Belgium looking to change his life has an unexpected encounter in Central Park. He meets a hawk. Not just any hawk, but a wild Redtail, a fierce predator that has not lived in the City for almost a hundred years. Compelled to follow this extraordinary creature, he buys a video camera and sets out to track the hawk. Little does he know that the...

            The Lie (2011)

            The Lie

            • 74%
            • R
            • 80 min
            • Drama

            When they first met, Lonnie and Clover were young idealists, but an unplanned baby forced them to flip the script. Lonnie put his music on hold and got a shitty job. And now Clover is abandoning her activism for an "opportunity" in the corporate world. Drowning in disappointments, Lonnie decides he needs some time off work to reexamine his life. He calls in sick, but his abusive boss demands he show up or get fired. Lonnie panics and tells a shocking lie to justify his absence - and once the...

            The Littlest Angel (2011)

            The Littlest Angel

              • G
              • 84 min
              • Animation

              Based on the fifteenth best-selling children's book of all time, The Littlest Angel tells the story of a young boy who arrives in heaven before his time. Home-sick and lonely, he will travel back to earth, with his friendly pup Halo, to retrieve a most selfless and precious gift for The Baby Jesus. Experience the love, laughter and magic of one of the most popular children's stories of all time. From the classic book by Charles Tazewell comes the CGI animated film, The Littlest Angel.

              The Mayor (2011)

              The Mayor

                • NONE
                • 83 min
                • Documentary

                Live it up at 88! Senior love lives abound in The Mayor, the true story of an 88-year-old lothario, an adoring widow, and a raunchy gossip queen living it up in a retirement home in Texas. This crowd-pleasing documentary explores the lives of a handful of vivacious seniors continuing to make meaning, search for connections, and ultimately triumph in old age.

                The Other F Word (2011)

                The Other F Word

                • 76%
                • 98 min
                • Documentary

                This revealing and touching film asks what happens when a generation's ultimate anti-authoritarians - punk rockers - become society's ultimate authorities - dads. With a large chorus of punk rock's leading men - Blink-182's Mark Hoppus, Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea, Rise Against's Tim McIlrath - THE OTHER F WORD follows Jim Lindberg, a 20-year veteran of the skate punk band Pennywise, on his hysterical and moving journey from belting his band's anthem "F--k Authority," to embracing his...

                The Painting (2011)

                The Painting

                • 82%
                • 76 min
                • Animation

                French animation auteur Jean-Francois Laguionie’s latest work is a wryly-inventive parable executed in a stunning painterly style. A kingdom is divided into the three castes: the fully painted Alldunns who reside in a majestic palace; the Halfies who the Painter has left incomplete; and the untouchable Sketchies, frail charcoal outlines who are banished to the cursed forest. Chastised for her forbidden love for an Alldunn and shamed by her unadorned face, Halfie Claire runs away into the...