2011 September Movies

The Inheritors (2011)

The Inheritors

  • 100%
  • Unrated
  • 90 min
  • Documentary

The most highly praised and awarded Mexican documentary in many years, The Inheritors immerses us in the daily lives of children who, with their families, survive only by their unrelenting labor. Polgovsky spent two years filming in many of the poorest rural areas of Mexico, where children barely bigger than the buckets they carry work long hours, in often hazardous conditions, picking tomatoes, peppers, or beans, for which they are paid byweight. Documenting a world in which everyone, from the...

The Latino List (2011)

The Latino List

    • Unrated
    • 60 min
    • Documentary

    A compilation of interviews with influential Latinos in the U.S., including Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor, former NASA astronaut Jose Hernandez, author Sandra Cisneros, actor Eva Longoria, rapper Pitbull and singer Gloria Estefan. Interviews are conducted by Maria Hinojosa.

    The Love You Save

      • NONE
      • 89 min
      • Family

      An uplifting and inspirational tale about forgiveness and second chances, The Love You Save features a talented ensemble cast that includes Robin Givens (Tyler Perry’s The Family That Preys), Kareem J. Grimes (Jarhead), Denyce Lawton (Tyler Perry’s House of Payne), Sean Riggs (Stomp the Yard), Kierra ‘Kiki’ Sheard (Preacher’s Kid), and R&B artist Christopher Williams (Men Cry In The Dark).

      The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby (2011)

      The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby

      • 83%
      • NONE
      • 104 min
      • Documentary

      In The Man Nobody Knew, Carl Colby asks a series of powerful questions about a father who was a ghost-like presence in the family and who died under mysterious circumstances. He probes deeply into his father's role in designing clandestine actions and counter-insurgency -- tactics that we now see being implemented in Iraq and Afghanistan. The film is also fundamentally - at its heart - a gripping story of a secretive father and a son desperate for his love.

      From the beginning of his career as...

      The Moth Diaries (2011)

      The Moth Diaries

      • 15%
      • R
      • 85 min
      • Horror

      Based on the bestselling novel by Rachel Klein, The Moth Diaries is a harrowing story of the anxieties, lusts and fears of adolescence.

      The Oranges (2011)

      The Oranges

      • 34%
      • R
      • 90 min
      • Comedy

      A comedy about two families, life long friends, and the hilarity that ensues when a rebellious daughter returns home for the holidays and causes a scandal that forces everyone to question what happiness really means and to ultimately find it in unexpected ways.

      The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall (2011)

      The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall

        • 137 min
        • Drama

        A disfigured musical genius, hidden away in the Paris Opera House, terrorizes the opera company for the unwitting benefit of a young protégée whom he trains and loves. 25th years of Phantom of the Opera marked with a grand performance at the Royal Albert Hall

        The Sorcerer and the White Snake (2011)

        The Sorcerer and the White Snake

        • 31%
        • PG-13
        • 100 min
        • Action

        Action director Ching Siu-Tung helms this fantasy film based on an old Chinese legend about an herbalist who falls in love with a thousand-year-old White Snake disguised as a woman. Jet Li stars as a sorcerer who discovers her true identity and battles to save the man's soul.

        The Space Between (2011)

        The Space Between

          • 90 min
          • Drama

          Montine McLeod, a world-weary flight attendant, and Omar Hassan, a prematurely wise 10-year-old Pakastani-American boy connect with one another amidst the chaos of September 11, 2001. When Montine discovers the boy's direct personal link to the terrorist attacks, she instinctively embarks on an unsanctioned cross-country road trip to help Omar discover his uncertain future.

          The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom (2011)

          The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom

            • 39 min
            • Documentary

            Survivors in the hardest-hit areas of Japan's recent tsunami find the courage to revive and rebuild as cherry blossom season begins in this stunning visual haiku about the ephemeral nature of life and the healing power of Japan's most beloved flower.

            The Whale (2011)

            The Whale

            • 80%
            • G
            • 85 min
            • Documentary

            "The Whale" is the true story of a baby killer whale, nicknamed Luna, who gets separated from his family on the rugged west coast of Vancouver Island. As rambunctious and surprising as a visitor from another planet, Luna endears himself to humans with his determination to make friends, which leads to laughter, conflict and unexpected consequences.

            This Is Not a Film (2011)

            This Is Not a Film

            • 98%
            • NONE
            • 75 min
            • Documentary

            This clandestine documentary, shot partially on an iPhone and smuggled into France in a cake for a last-minute submission to Cannes, depicts the day-to-day life of acclaimed director Jafar Panahi (Offside, The Circle) during his house arrest in his Tehran apartment. While appealing his sentence - six years in prison and a 20 year ban from filmmaking - Panahi is seen talking to his family and lawyer on the phone, discussing his plight with Mirtahmasb and reflecting on the meaning of the art of...

            Tonight You're Mine (2011)

            Tonight You're Mine

            • 40%
            • R
            • 80 min
            • Comedy

            Adam (Treadaway) and Morello (Tena) have a big problem. It’s not that Adam is the heartthrob lead singer in a famous electropop band or that his girlfriend is a spoiled supermodel. His problem is Morello’s problem. Morello’s problem isn’t that she’s lead singer in a struggling post-punk riot girl band or that she’s dating a banker. No, her problem is that she has to perform the biggest gig of her life at a music festival while handcuffed to the kind of person she totally despises...

            Top Cat: The Movie (2011)

            Top Cat: The Movie

              • PG
              • 90 min
              • Animation

              Top Cat: The Movie welcomes the return of the lovable characters from the original Hanna-Barbera cartoon. Top Cat, along with his gang of city-slickin’ fast-talking friends and their alley shenanigans -- Benny the Ball, Fancy Fancy, Choo Choo, Spook and Brains -- have to face a new sheriff. Police Chief Strickland has the latest technology and plans to keep peace with it -- his robot police force. He and his robots are raining on the alley cats’ parade and as a result, the gang is forced to...

              Trishna (2011)

              Trishna

              • 65%
              • R
              • 108 min
              • Drama

              The story of the tragic relationship between the son of a property developer and the daughter of an auto rickshaw owner.

              Turnout (2011)

              Turnout

                • 97 min
                • Drama

                Set in Hoxton, East London; our story follows George and Sophie, they're saving money to go on their first holiday together, the deposit is paid, and they have two weeks left to pay the outstanding balance of £2,000. Sophie has entrusted George with her holiday savings and is keen to settle the debt with the travel agents. The only trouble is, unbeknown to Sophie, George is flat broke. In a vain attempt to raise cash, George uses Sophie's holiday money to fund an ill judged deal.

                Two & Two (2011)

                Two & Two

                  • 8 min
                  • Short

                  In a drab, anonymous gray school governed by a strict authoritarian regime, an apparently unremarkable day is turned on its head following a seemingly ridiculous announcement. Disbelieving at first, the all male, identically uniformed pupils are informed that what they had always been taught as fact is no longer true. When the incredulous students speak out, what initially seems laughably absurd becomes desperately real as they are forced to question how far they will go to stand up for their...

                  Two Days (2011)

                  Two Days

                    • Unrated
                    • 90 min
                    • Romance

                    A two days from the life of Pyotr Drozdov, a highly ranked official from Moscow, which he spends with young museum employee Masha.

                    Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston (2011)

                    Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston

                    • 35%
                    • NONE
                    • 89 min
                    • Documentary

                    No one represents the '70s quite like legendary designer Halston, and Sudler-Smith's film, two years in the making, combines a prodigious amount of archival footage, (meticulously researched and sourced from every possible outlet), and stunning still photographs brought to thrilling life with imaginative 3D effects.

                    Urban Explorer (2011)

                    Urban Explorer

                      • NONE
                      • 88 min
                      • Horror

                      A horrifying and thrilling adventure that investigates 25,000 tunnels on 6 levels underneath Berlin with secrets that were never meant to see the light of day. When four young travelers sign-up for an underground adventure through a subterranean maze of Nazi secrets, they are unaware of the horror they’re about to encounter.

                      They meet their guide at a club in Berlin where they all exchange fake names just in case the police get involved; this underground exploration isn’t exactly...