2011 September Movies

Elvis & Madona (2011)

Elvis & Madona

    • 105 min
    • Comedy

    Elvis & Madona is a romantic comedy that deals with an unusual subject in a delicate and realistic way: a love story between young lesbian Elvis and a transvestite Madona. The story takes place in Copacabana, neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro. The screenplay comprehends a full array of human types and, by following the journey of both protagonists, illustrates the conflicts generated by the evolution of behavior and custom. It is a modern and agile picture, and its soundtrack will follow the...

    Escapee (2011)

    Escapee

      • R
      • 96 min
      • Horror

      While on an observational trip to a high security prison for the criminally insane, young psychology student Abby Jones (Evangelista) has a chilling encounter with psychotic serial killer Harmon Porter (Purcell). Abby returns home that night to study with her two roommates, unaware of the dark forces she’s unleashed within Harmon. That evening, while a hurricane rages through town, Harmon slashes his way out of jail, leaving a brutal trail of bloody bodies in his quest to possess the body and...

      Extraterrestrial (2011)

      Extraterrestrial

      • 69%
      • NONE
      • 90 min
      • Comedy

      When Julio wakes up in a strange apartment after a night of partying, he’s pleasantly surprised to discover it belongs to a beautiful one-night-stand he can’t remember - Julia. What’s already an awkward situation is made even more so when they discover a giant flying saucer hovering above the city, which is now deserted. Now Julio must contend with a jealous ex-boyfriend, an eccentric neighbor – and very possibly the end of the world!

      Eye of the Future

        • NONE
        • 45 min
        • Short

        A docu-drama that features five children of UN ambassadors from around the world. They are called together, by Earth, to create ideas for a new sustainable future. Their challenge is to reduce the global carbon footprint. The only way they can succeed their task is to share their stories about how their cultures and communities save carbon. Just when they are about to reach their carbon-savings goal, the carbon counter starts to tick in the wrong direction. Earth tells them that to avert a...

        Face to Face (2011)

        Face to Face

        • 91%
        • 86 min
        • Drama

        Award-winning film presents a rare inside look at the complex art of conflict resolution, mediator Arianna Jeret on-hand to address how mediation will take larger part in future of California justice system.

        Faust (2011)

        Faust

          • 140 min
          • Drama

          Faust is a 2011 Russian film directed by Alexander Sokurov. Set in the 19th century, it is a free interpretation of the Faust legend and its literary adaptations by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Thomas Mann. The dialogue is in German. The film won the Golden Lion at the 68th Venice International Film Festival.

          Filth to Ashes Flesh to Dust (2011)

          Filth to Ashes Flesh to Dust

            • R
            • 126 min
            • Horror

            Purge: To put to death, eliminate what is undesirable. The serial killer Purge lived and died by this code. But is he dead? A group of college-bound friends are about to find out as they venture into the devil's den.

            Finding Joe (2011)

            Finding Joe

            • 36%
            • NONE
            • 80 min
            • Documentary

            Rooted in deeply personal accounts and timeless stories, FINDING JOE shows how Campbell's work is relevant and essential in today's world and how it provides a narrative for how to live a fully realized life-or as Campbell would simply state, how to "follow your bliss".

            The film features interviews with visionaries from a variety of fields including Deepak Chopra, Mick Fleetwood, Tony Hawk, Rashida Jones, Laird Hamilton, Robert Walter, Robin Sharma, Catherine Hardwicke, Sir Ken Robinson, Akiva...

            First Position (2011)

            First Position

            • 93%
            • NONE
            • 90 min
            • Documentary

            A documentary that follows six young dancers as they prepare for the Youth America Grand Prix.

            Force (2011)

            Force

              • R
              • 137 min
              • Action

              A vengeful drug-dealer/gangster targets and terrorizes an entire police unit and their families.

              Found Memories (2011)

              Found Memories

              • 90%
              • NONE
              • 98 min
              • Drama

              Each citizen of Jotuomba plays an integral role in village life. Madalena is responsible for baking bread; each morning she stacks her rolls as Antonio prepares the coffee. The two share a morning ritual of arguments and insults, followed by an amicable cup of coffee on the bench outside Antonio's shop. At midday the church bells ring, summoning the villagers to mass. In the early evening, they all share a meal together. And so life proceeds in Jotuomba, the days languidly drifting into one...

              Frankenstein Vs. Hitler

                • Unrated
                • 23 min
                • Horror

                "Who wins when evil fights evil?" The Fuhrer is resurrected to battle it out with Frankenstein's monster for the German World Championship of Evil in this hilarious spoof.

                Free Men (2011)

                Free Men

                • 71%
                • NONE
                • 110 min
                • Drama

                In Paris during WWII, an Algerian immigrant is inspired to join the resistance by his unexpected friendship with a Jewish man.

                Freerunner (2011)

                Freerunner

                  • R
                  • 87 min
                  • Action

                  With a ticking bomb locked to his neck, a young freerunner races against the clock and all types of baddies to get from one end of the city to the other to save himself and his girlfriend.

                  Girl Model (2011)

                  Girl Model

                  • 93%
                  • NONE
                  • 78 min
                  • Documentary

                  Follows a complex supply chain between Siberia, Japan, and the U.S. within the modeling industry. The story is told through the eyes of the scouts, agencies and a 13 year-old model.

                  Gone Hollywood

                    • NONE
                    • 79 min
                    • Romance

                    The story of a man who finds fame in Hollywood, but has to return home to find true friends…and true love.

                    Granito: How to Nail a Dictator (2011)

                    Granito: How to Nail a Dictator

                      • NONE
                      • 100 min
                      • Documentary

                      A story of dark deeds, a quest for justice, and ultimately the power of collective action. As a young filmmaker in 1982, director Pamela Yates went to Guatemala to make a documentary about a hidden war. That film, When the Mountains Tremble, featured a young Maya activist named Rigoberta Menchú who went to win the Nobel Peace Prize. In 2004 lawyers prosecuting an international genocide case asked Yates to comb through that historic film and its outtakes for possible evidence to be used against...

                      Greenpeace: The Story (2011)

                      Greenpeace: The Story

                        • Unrated
                        • 52 min
                        • Documentary
                        Guilty (2011)

                        Guilty

                          • Unrated
                          • 102 min
                          • Drama

                          A man wrongly accused of an unspeakable crime battles to prove his innocence in this drama from director Vincent Garenq, based on a true story. Alain Marecaux (Philippe Torreton) and his wife Edith (Noemie Lvovsky) were a couple raising three children in a working-class community in Northern France when their lives were suddenly turned upside down. Police arrived at their home one night and arrested the couple, who were charged with being part of a group of sexual predators preying on children....

                          Happy New Year (2011)

                          Happy New Year

                            • R
                            • 120 min
                            • Drama

                            Sgt. Cole Lewis, mentally and physically scarred by his time served in Iraq, finds humanity, compassion and friendship in a group of similarly injured vets at a rundown VA hospital. But just as their luck starts to change, the ghosts of war re-emerge, leading Lewis and his buddies down a path of guilt, desperation and self-destruction.