2011 September Movies (By Date)

Grave Encounters (2011)

Grave Encounters

  • 58%
  • NONE
  • 92 min
  • Horror

Lance Preston (Sean Rogerson) and the crew of "Grave Encounters", a ghost-hunting reality television show, are shooting an episode inside the abandoned Collingwood Psychiatric Hospital, where unexplained phenomena has been reported for years. All in the name of good television, they voluntarily lock themselves inside the building for the night and begin a paranormal investigation, capturing everything on camera. They quickly realize that the building is more than just haunted - it is alive -...

Whores' Glory (2011)

Whores' Glory

  • 89%
  • NONE
  • 101 min
  • Documentary

Tells several stories of prostitution around the world. The documentary revolves around the lives and individual hopes, needs and experiences of the women.

Creature (2011)

Creature

  • 11%
  • R
  • 95 min
  • Horror

In the back country of Louisiana, a group of friends unearth a terrible secret that unleashes a monster from the depths of the swamp.

Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011)

Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star

    • NONE
    • 97 min
    • Comedy

    The story centers on a small-town nerd who stumbles upon a family secret: His quiet and demure parents were famous porn stars in the 1970s. This motivates him to leave Northern Iowa for Hollywood, hoping to follow in their footsteps and fulfill his destiny as the biggest adult-film star in the world.

    God Bless America (2011)

    God Bless America

    • 67%
    • NONE
    • 99 min
    • Comedy

    On a mission to rid society of its most repellent citizens, terminally ill Frank makes an unlikely accomplice in 16-year-old Roxy.

    The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2011)

    The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

    • 91%
    • NONE
    • 100 min
    • Documentary

    The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 mobilizes a treasure trove of 16mm material shot by Swedish journalists who came to the US drawn by stories of urban unrest and revolution. Gaining access to many of the leaders of the Black Power Movement—Stokely Carmichael, Bobby Seale, Angela Davis and Eldridge Cleaver among them—the filmmakers captured them in intimate moments and remarkably unguarded interviews. Thirty years later, this lush collection was found languishing in the basement of Swedish...

    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 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...

    Elles (2011)

    Elles

    • 21%
    • NC-17
    • 99 min
    • Drama

    An investigation of young female students turning to prostitution in order to fund their university studies.

    Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain (2011)

    Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain

    • 71%
    • NONE
    • 88 min
    • Documentary

    Kevin Hart is BACK and starring in the theatrical version of his 2011 Laugh at My Pain comedy tour that swept the nation and earned more than $15,000,000 in ticket sales! The 90-city Laugh at My Pain tour is one of the most successful Comedy Concerts in history. Hart's 2-day performance of Laugh at My Pain (at LA Live's Nokia Theatre), raised the bar and broke Eddie Murphy's long standing record of being the first African-American Comedian to surpass over $1.1 million two-day live Comedy show...

    We Were Here (2011)

    We Were Here

    • 100%
    • NONE
    • 90 min
    • Documentary

    Documents the coming of what was called the “Gay Plague” in the early 1980s. It illuminates the profound personal and community issues raised by the AIDS epidemic as well as the broad political and social upheavals it unleashed. It offers a cathartic validation for the generation that suffered through, and responded to, the onset of AIDS. It opens a window of understanding to those who have only the vaguest notions of what transpired in those years. It provides insight into what society...

    Keyhole (2011)

    Keyhole

    • 70%
    • R
    • 93 min
    • Drama

    Gangster and deadbeat dad, Ulysses Pick, embarks on an unusual journey through his home.

    The Descendants (2011)

    The Descendants

    • 89%
    • R
    • 115 min
    • Comedy

    From Alexander Payne, the creator of the Oscar-winning SIDEWAYS, set in Hawaii, The Descendants is a sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic journey for Matt King (George Clooney) an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki. The event leads to a rapprochement with his young daughters while Matt wrestles with a decision to sell the family’s land handed down from Hawaiian royalty...

    Friends with Kids (2011)

    Friends with Kids

    • 66%
    • R
    • 100 min
    • Comedy

    Friends With Kids is a poignant ensemble comedy about a close-knit circle of friends at that moment in life when children arrive and everything changes. There are big laughs and unexpected emotional truths as the last two singles in the group, out of step with their married pals, resolve to have a kid together… and date other people. Stars Kristen Wiig, Megan Fox, Jon Hamm, Maya Rudolph and Edward Burns.

    Mr. Tree (2011)

    Mr. Tree

      • Unrated
      • 88 min
      • Comedy

      Mr. Tree is at once an elliptical, offbeat character study about a village idiot who might just be a prophet, and a subtle but sly commentary on rampant urbanization in China. It is also an auspicious second feature from director Jie Han, whose distinctive voice is already more than clear. The vast and snowy landscapes of northern China form the striking backdrop to the story of Shu - whose name translates to "tree" in Mandarin - a clownish mechanic who resides in a small mining village in the...

      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.

      Last Call at the Oasis (2011)

      Last Call at the Oasis

        • NONE
        • 105 min
        • Documentary

        Although it covers 70 percent of the earth’s surface, there is a very real possibility that in the near future, there won’t be enough water to sustain life on the planet. This documentary illuminates the vital role water plays in our lives, exposes the defects in the current system and shows communities already struggling with its ill-effects and individuals championing revolutionary solutions. Firmly establishing the urgency of the global water crisis as the central issue facing our world...

        Hick (2011)

        Hick

        • 5%
        • R
        • 95 min
        • Comedy

        Small town teenager Luli escapes to Las Vegas, leaving behind her alcoholic and abusive parents. Armed with her smarts, a pistol and pocket money, she hitchhikes her way west. Along the way, Luli crosses paths with Eddie , an unstable rebel with questionable motives and Glenda , a cocaine-snorting drifter on the run. Adapted from the critically acclaimed novel by Andrea Portes, this powerful story pulls you into a provocative world of drugs, seduction and murder.

        Killer Joe (2011)

        Killer Joe

        • 78%
        • NC-17
        • 103 min
        • Crime

        When 22-year-old Chris (Emile Hirsch) finds himself in debt to a drug lord, he stumbles on the scheme of hiring a hit man to dispatch his mother, whose $50,000 life insurance policy is supposed to go to his sister Dottie (Juno Temple). Chris hires Joe Cooper (Matthew McConaughey), a creepy, crazy Dallas cop who moonlights as a contract killer. When Chris can’t pay Joe up front, Joe sets his sight on Dottie as collateral for the job. Based on the play by Pulitzer and Tony Award winner Tracy...

        You're Next (2011)

        You're Next

        • 75%
        • R
        • 96 min
        • Comedy

        One of the smartest and most terrifying films in years, YOU'RE NEXT reinvents the genre by putting a fresh twist on home-invasion horror. When a gang of masked, ax-wielding murderers descend upon the Davison family reunion, the hapless victims seem trapped...until an unlikely guest of the family proves to be the most talented killer of all.