2012 August Movies

Robot and Frank (2012)

Robot and Frank

  • 86%
  • PG-13
  • 90 min
  • Comedy

Set in the near future, an ex-jewel thief receives a gift from his son: a robot butler programmed to look after him. But soon the two companions try their luck as a heist team.

Premium Rush (2012)

Premium Rush

  • 75%
  • PG-13
  • 91 min
  • Action

In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.

Fire with Fire (2012)

Fire with Fire

  • 7%
  • R
  • 97 min
  • Action

Follows a fireman's unexpected course of action when he's threatened by a white supremacist that he's testifying against in a murder case.

The Seasoning House (2012)

The Seasoning House

    • 89 min
    • Horror

    The Seasoning House - where young girls are prostituted to the military. An orphaned deaf mute is enslaved to care for them. She moves between the walls and crawlspaces, planning her escape. Planning her ingenious and brutal revenge.

    Vamps (2012)

    Vamps

    • 53%
    • PG-13
    • 93 min
    • Comedy

    As upstanding, politically correct Extended Life Forms (ELFs), the pair fit twelve-step "Sanguines Anonymous" meetings to help curb the temptation of human blood in between their clubbing and dating schedules. When love steals into each of their lives, the pair’s destiny is set on a new course and they must make a choice that will jeopardize their immortality—and maybe much more.

    Broken (2012)

    Broken

    • 63%
    • NONE
    • 90 min
    • Drama

    A girl witnesses a violent attack committed by a neighbor in one of three interconnected stories in a British housing estate.

    Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings (2012)

    Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings

      • G
      • 92 min
      • Animation

      Tinker Bell meets Periwinkle and ventures into the winter woods with her and Tinker Bell's other friends to find the secret of fairy wings.

      Berberian Sound Studio (2012)

      Berberian Sound Studio

      • 84%
      • NONE
      • 92 min
      • Drama

      1976: Berberian Sound Studio is one of the cheapest, sleaziest post-production studios in Italy.

      Only the most sordid horror films have their sound processed and sharpened in this studio. Gilderoy, a naive and introverted sound engineer from England is hired to orchestrate the sound mix for the latest film by horror maestro, Santini.

      Thrown from the innocent world of local documentaries into a foreign environment fueled by exploitation, Gilderoy soon finds himself caught up in a forbidding...

      Hope Springs (2012)

      Hope Springs

      • 74%
      • PG-13
      • 100 min
      • Comedy

      Kay and Arnold are a devoted couple, but decades of marriage have left Kay wanting to spice things up and reconnect with her husband. When she hears of a renowned couple's specialist in the small town of Great Hope Springs, she attempts to persuade her skeptical husband, a steadfast man of routine, to get on a plane for a week of marriage therapy. Just convincing the stubborn Arnold to go on the retreat is hard enough - the real challenge for both of them comes as they shed their bedroom...

      The Sapphires (2012)

      The Sapphires

      • 91%
      • PG-13
      • 103 min
      • Biography

      It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam.

      At Any Price (2012)

      At Any Price

      • 50%
      • R
      • 105 min
      • Drama

      In the competitive world of modern agriculture, ambitious HENRY WHIPPLE (Dennis Quaid) wants his rebellious son DEAN (Zac Efron) to help expand his family’s farming empire. However, Dean has his sights set on becoming a professional race car driver. When a high-stakes investigation into their business is exposed, father and son are pushed into an unexpected crisis that threatens the family’s entire livelihood.

      The Conspiracy (2012)

      The Conspiracy

      • 86%
      • NONE
      • 85 min
      • Horror

      When two young filmmakers select a crazed conspiracy theorist as the subject of their new movie, they have no idea the terrifying peril they will put themselves in. When the man disappears without a trace, the filmmakers begin an obsessive quest to uncover the truth that will lead them to an ancient and dangerous secret society. A meticulously researched thriller based on real conspiracy theories, The Conspiracy blurs the line between fact and fiction, news and propaganda.

      Sparkle (2012)

      Sparkle

      • 57%
      • PG-13
      • 116 min
      • Drama

      Set in the 1960s, three sisters form girl group and soon become Motown sensations, but fame becomes a challenge as the close-knit family begins to fall apart.

      100 Bloody Acres (2012)

      100 Bloody Acres

      • 83%
      • R
      • 91 min
      • Comedy

      Brothers Reg and Lindsay Morgan are struggling to keep their organic blood and bone fertilizer business in motion. Their secret “recipe” for success (using dead car crash victims in their product) was a huge boon to business, but lately supply has been gravely low. Months have passed since their last find, and an important new customer is now waiting on a delivery. When junior partner Reg (Damon Herriman of Justified) stumbles upon 3 travelers stranded on a remote country road, he cooks up...

      2 + 2 (2012)

      2 + 2

        • NONE
        • 103 min
        • Comedy

        Diego (Adrían Suar) and Richard (Juan Minujín) are two renowned cardiovascular surgeons who own an important specialist hospital located in Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires. Diego is married to Emilia (Julieta Díaz), a weather forecaster, with whom he has a 14 year old son called Lucas (Tomás Wicz) and an organized family life. Richard is in a ten-year relationship with Betina (Carla Peterson), a fashion designer; they have no children and a more unstructured life. One night, after Diego and...

        2 Jacks (2012)

        2 Jacks

        • 29%
        • 90 min
        • Comedy

        Jack Hussar is a legendary Hollywood director, whose persona commands respect and adoration from his fans. Can his son, Jack Jr. maintain his legacy?

        7 Boxes (2012)

        7 Boxes

        • 100%
        • NONE
        • 100 min
        • Action

        A teenage delivery boy working in a popular Paraguayan market must dodge thieves, rival gangs and the omnipresent police when he undertakes a dangerous contract to transport a load of mysterious — and highly sought-after — crates to the edge of town. (TIFF)

        After (2012)

        After

          • PG-13
          • 96 min
          • Thriller

          When two bus crash survivors awake to discover that they are the only people left in their small town, they must form an unlikely alliance in a race to unravel the truth behind their isolation. As strange events begin to unfold, they start to question whether the town they know so well is really what it seems.

          After School Midnighters (2012)

          After School Midnighters

            • Unrated
            • 95 min
            • Fantasy

            Houkago Midnighters is about a human anatomical model that comes to life at midnight in a school.

            After the Triumph of Your Birth

              • Unrated
              • 119 min
              • Drama

              A surreal, dark humored portrait of the outsider; a music driven celebration of uncertainty. Eli Willits' life, compressed into a seven day, philosophical/geographic quest, from the barren emotional state of the high desert to the hypothetical promise of the ocean.