2011 September Movies

388 Arletta Avenue (2011)

388 Arletta Avenue

    • NONE
    • 87 min
    • Thriller

    A young couple find themselves in an unnerving situation with a mysterious stalker.

    4:44 Last Day on Earth (2011)

    4:44 Last Day on Earth

    • 48%
    • NONE
    • 85 min
    • Drama

    In a large apartment high above the city lives our couple. They’re in love. She’s a painter, he’s a successful actor. Just a normal afternoon - except that this isn’t a normal afternoon, for them or anyone else. Because tomorrow, at 4:44 am, give or take a few seconds, the world will come to an end far more rapidly than even the worst doomsayer could have imagined. The final meltdown will come not without warnings, but with no means of escape. There will be no survivors. As always,...

    @urFRENZ (2011)

    @urFRENZ

      • 90 min
      • Drama

      When depressed and withdrawn Catharine meets a secretive boy online, she begins to come out of her shell. But is he a suitor or a stalker, a friend or foe? The mystery of his existence fuels obsession, denial and deceit, sending her to the point of no return. In the midst of cliques, boyfriends, and digital drama, Catharine is trying to make sense of a world of uncertain identities. The film was inspired by the writer-director's own experience parenting his teenage daughter in the world of...

      A Bird of the Air (2011)

      A Bird of the Air

        • NONE
        • 99 min
        • Drama

        Each night, a courtesy patrol driver circles the same highway where his parents were killed. He is prepared for any emergency that might arise, but his world is upended when the mystery of an ancient parrot leads him to meet Fiona and sends them both on an odyssey that transforms them in ways they never expected.

        A Burning Hot Summer (2011)

        A Burning Hot Summer

        • 55%
        • NONE
        • 95 min
        • Drama

        Loosely evoking Godard’s Contempt, A Burning Hot Summer examines the once-happy marriage between brooding painter Frédéric (Louis Garrel, the director’s son) and his movie-star wife Angèle (Bellucci) as it hits the rocks. When another young couple—actors Paul (Jérôme Robart/Frontier of Dawn, Regular Lovers) and Elisabeth (Céline Sallette/House of Pleasures, Marie Antoinette)—joins them on a Roman holiday, tensions and passions flare. The film features a score by the Velvet...

        A Fabrica (2011)

        A Fabrica

          • 15 min
          • Short

          Visiting day. Lindalva prepares food to take it to her son who is in jail. Metruti, Lindalva's son, shaves and wears the best clothes to welcome his mother. Today is a very special day and he really needs to make a phone call. His mother is taking a risk, she's willing to smuggle a cell phone for him into the penitentiary.

          A Simple Life (2011)

          A Simple Life

          • 92%
          • NONE
          • 119 min
          • Drama

          After suffering a stroke, an altruistic maid announces that she wants to quit her job and move into an old people's home.

          Adventures of Serial Buddies (2011)

          Adventures of Serial Buddies

            • PG-13
            • 91 min
            • Comedy

            Gregory is a devout Catholic who wants to kill evil people in order to grant them safe passage to heaven, Gary is an assembly worker at a trophy shop who wants to kill potential trophy winners, Graham is Gary's intern who will do anything to become a trophy maker and Vinny Van Go drives a road emergency van just to make friends. A coincidental encounter forces these four dim witted rejects to join forces and embark upon an idiotic and altogether hilarious road trip adventure - encountering the...

            Alois Nebel (2011)

            Alois Nebel

              • 84 min
              • Animation

              A train dispatcher encounters a mute stranger who appears out of nowhere, and finds himself mysteriously involved with a murder in Poland. The end of the eighties in the twentieth century. Alois Nebel works as a dis­patcher at the small railway station in Bílý Potok, a remote village on the Czech–Polish border. He's a loner, who prefers old timetables to people, and he finds the loneliness of the station tranquil – except when the fog rolls in. Then he hallucinates, sees trains from the...

              Alyce Kills (2011)

              Alyce Kills

                • NONE
                • 90 min
                • Horror

                After accidentally knocking her best friend off a roof, Alyce is haunted by guilt and delves into a brutal nightmare wonderland of sex, drugs and violence, her mind tearing itself apart. . . along with anyone else who gets in her way. Director Jay Lee (ZOMBIE STRIPPERS) takes us down the rabbit hole and unleashes enough chaos and horror to satisfy any gore hound. Alyce Kills stars Tamara Feldman (HATCHET, “GOSSIP GIRL”), James Duval (DONNIE DARKO, DOOM GENERATION), Eddie Rouse (PANDORUM,...

                Around June (2011)

                Around June

                  • NONE
                  • 93 min
                  • Animation

                  A love story set in the shadow of the shipyards of San Francisco. A young woman (June) living with her much adored uncle Henry and domineering, abusive father (Murry), meets a penniless illegal immigrant (Juan Diego), whose love gives her the insight and courage to finally break free and live her own life.

                  Art History (2011)

                  Art History

                    • Unrated
                    • 74 min
                    • Drama

                    Sam (Joe Swanberg) has feelings for Juliette (Josephine Decker), the lead actress in a sexually explicit drama centered on a couple's one night stand. He must maintain a professional relationship while directing her. All is going well until Juliette and her co-star Eric (Kent Osborne) develop feelings for each other that they explore off-camera. Sam is happy that his actors have such great chemistry, but simultaneously feels jealous. Juliette senses Sam's shifting moods and does her...

                    Back Door Channels: The Price of Peace (2011)

                    Back Door Channels: The Price of Peace

                      • NONE
                      • 100 min
                      • Documentary

                      Back Door Channels: The Price of Peace is the true story of the men who brought lasting Peace to the Middle East. For the first time ever, the filmmakers take the audience behind the public veil obscured by a first of its kind White House issued media blackout on the events. Behind the press conferences and into the smoke-filled backroom corridors of power during one of the world’s greatest historical moments - the 1979 Camp David Peace Accord and Treaty between Egypt and Israel. For one...

                      Bag It (2011)

                      Bag It

                        • NONE
                        • 74 min
                        • Documentary

                        Try going a day without plastic. Plastic is everywhere and infiltrates our lives in unimaginable and frightening ways. In this touching and often flat-out-funny film, we follow "everyman" Jeb Berrier, who is admittedly not a tree hugger, as he embarks on a global tour to unravel the complexities of our plastic world. What starts as a film about plastic bags evolves into a wholesale investigation into plastic and its affect on our waterways, oceans, and even our own bodies. We see how our...

                        Batman: Year One (2011)

                        Batman: Year One

                          • PG-13
                          • 64 min
                          • Animation

                          In Year One, a young Bruce Wayne is first starting out as a costumed vigilante. He creates an early bond with Lieutenant James Gordon, whose importance in the tale makes it as much as Gordon's story as Wayne's.

                          Bert Stern: Original Madman (2011)

                          Bert Stern: Original Madman

                          • 50%
                          • NONE
                          • 93 min
                          • Documentary

                          In the unconventional documentary Becoming Bert Stern, the original mad-man photographer reveals himself for the first time.

                          Big Fat Gypsy Gangster (2011)

                          Big Fat Gypsy Gangster

                            • 91 min
                            • Action

                            After sixteen years at Her Majesty's Pleasure, Britain's hardest man is released from prison, and into the care of a documentary film crew headed by a Brit-loving American film-maker who follow him for the next week, on an hilarious roller-coaster tour of gangland London and beyond.

                            Black Mirror at the National Gallery (2011)

                            Black Mirror at the National Gallery

                              • Unrated
                              • 6 min

                              Black Mirror at The National Gallery is a single uninterrupted shot of a black circular mirror (designed by Martin Szekely) as it travels through the Dutch Landscape and Genre Scenes painting rooms at London’s National Gallery.

                              Bob and the Monster (2011)

                              Bob and the Monster

                                • NONE
                                • 90 min
                                • Documentary

                                Six years in the making, this documentary film follows outspoken indie-rock hero Bob Forrest, through his life-threatening struggle with addiction, to his transformation into one of the most influential and controversial drug counselors in the US today. Bob and the Monster crafts contemporary footage, animation and compelling interviews with archival performances and personal videos from Bob's past to reveal the complex layers of this troubled, but hopeful soul. Testimony from his peers,...

                                Bonsai (2011)

                                Bonsai

                                • 82%
                                • NONE
                                • 102 min
                                • Drama

                                A young writer recounts an earlier romance in hopes of attracting his new love interest.