2012 August Movies

After the Wizard (2012)

After the Wizard

    • NONE
    • 80 min
    • Family

    Based on characters in L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, this is the story of a 12-year-old Kansas orphan who turns to the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman for help during a difficult time. She imagines things have not gone well in Oz since the Wizard left and that the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman must travel to Kansas to enlist Dorothy’s aid. The film, distributed by Philadelphia-based Breaking Glass Pictures, will be released on DVD coinciding with its theatrical release in...

    Aftermath (2012)

    Aftermath

    • 47%
    • NONE
    • 92 min
    • Horror

    Searching for a happy ending to a tale of unimaginable disaster and horror, nine strangers find themselves holed up together in a farmhouse cellar in rural Texas. The United States has hastily become embroiled in World War 3. A young doctor named Hunter survives the nuclear attack and is thrown together by happenstance with a group of wounded and frightened victims, including Elizabeth, a strong-willed confidant to Hunter, Brad - an antagonistic redneck jackass, and Jennifer, a barely coherent...

    Assassin's Bullet (2012)

    Assassin's Bullet

      • R
      • 89 min
      • Action

      When an unknown vigilante begins killing high-priority terrorists from America’s Most Wanted list in Europe, a former FBI field agent (Christian Slater) is brought in by the US Ambassador (Donald Sutherland) to discover the identity of the assassin.

      Backyard Blockbusters (2012)

      Backyard Blockbusters

        • NONE
        • 120 min
        • Documentary

        Backyard Blockbusters is a feature documentary about fanfilms and fan filmmakers, from the award-winning director of "American Scary".

        Beat Down

          • NONE
          • 89 min
          • Comedy

          Marthe Bernard stars in this Canadian comedy about a headstrong teenage girl who dreams of becoming a professional wrestler decides to run away from her stubborn former pro-wrestler, father (Robb Wells, "Trailer Park Boys") to train with his one time rival.

          Bel Borba Aqui (2012)

          Bel Borba Aqui

          • 54%
          • NONE
          • 95 min
          • Documentary

          Tattooed onto the skin of Salvador, Brazil, are ubiquitous public artworks created by the artist Bel. Salvador is a 500 year old city with a rich cultural heritage. The documentary film reflects the intimate relationship between this historically unique city and her beloved native son. This lyrical journey shares his joy and madness: creating large-scale outdoor art at lightning speed and then working alone in deep introspection. His exuberant personality shines as he draws inspiration from his...

          Beyond the Trophy (2012)

          Beyond the Trophy

            • R
            • 98 min
            • Drama

            Tells the story of men’s obsession with power and how far they will go to claim the “prize”. Two rival gangs in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, led by Gino (Robert Miano) and Cole (Michael Madsen), are vying for control. Danny (Michael Masini), an LAPD undercover police detective, goes deep into gangland to infiltrate one gang to bring down both. Along the way, he becomes entangled with the beautiful and seductive Angela (Ali Costello), whose relationship with her husband Jake and mob leader...

            Black Biscuit (2012)

            Black Biscuit

              • NONE
              • 127 min
              • Drama

              Black Biscuit is about when you reach a cross roads in your life, and having to make the decision whether to choose money or your dreams.

              Blood Money (2012)

              Blood Money

                • R
                • 107 min
                • Action

                A Colombian drugs cartel joins forces with a group of Hong Kong Triads and the hottest Hitman on the planet, to ship two tonnes of cocaine into Australia and China.

                Champions of the Deep (2012)

                Champions of the Deep

                  • PG
                  • 85 min
                  • Action

                  A brother and sister learn to use their martial arts to protect the ocean they love.

                  Christmas Oranges (2012)

                  Christmas Oranges

                    • PG
                    • 101 min
                    • Drama

                    In a town not so far away and a time not so long ago, baby Rose was left on the porch of Greenwoods Orphanage, where Mrs. Hartley (Nancy Stafford) and the children under her tender care become her family. But when tragedy strikes, Rose (Bailee Johnson) loses the only home she has ever known and she is abruptly shipped to Irongates—a place that seems as cold and cruel as her previous home was kind. The strict headmaster, Mr. Crampton (Edward Herrmann), immediately seems to dislike Rose—and...

                    Cockneys Vs. Zombies (2012)

                    Cockneys Vs. Zombies

                      • NONE
                      • 87 min
                      • Comedy

                      When a badly planned bank robbery and a zombie outbreak collide, hilarity ensues in this balls-out, irreverent British comedy.

                      Comedown (2012)

                      Comedown

                        • 90 min
                        • Horror

                        Six friends, who've known each other from childhood, break into the tower block they lived in as kids, now deserted and condemned, to rig-up a pirate radio station, get high and party. When one of the group goes missing, her friends begin to search the dark interior of the tower and soon realize that they are not alone: a resident psychopath lurks in the shadows and is hunting them down, taking them out, one-by-one.

                        Community (2012)

                        Community

                          • 78 min
                          • Horror

                          The Draymen Estate has become an urban legend. Amongst the sinister stories of unsavoury locals and brutal violence, several people have apparently gone missing. Even the police won't go there. Eter two naive student filmmakers with a well-meaning plan to make a sympathetic documentary of life on the estate. The unlucky duo quickly discovers that problems of drugs and crime in this community go way beyond the norm. This is a community which is about to present the students with material of...

                          Craigslist Joe (2012)

                          Craigslist Joe

                          • 20%
                          • NONE
                          • 90 min
                          • Documentary

                          In a time when America's economy was crumbling and sense of community was in question, one guy left everything behind to see if he could survive solely on the support and goodwill of the 21st century's new town square: Craigslist.

                          Creeper (2012)

                          Creeper

                            • 94 min
                            • Horror

                            Heather and her friends have some devilish fun on the social website, ConnectMeNet. However, their amusement has come at the expense of a lonely and medicated half-wit, Jerry Tobin. After goading him into humiliating himself on camera in various cruel acts of depravity, they post the clips online for the world to see in a video titled "Revenge on a Creeper". This ruins Jerry's meager life and he disappears without a trace... Fast forward a year, and the tables are now turned when Jerry...

                            Dabbe: Bir cin vakasi (2012)

                            Dabbe: Bir cin vakasi

                              • 119 min
                              • Horror

                              Turkish director Hasan Karacadag is something of an unusual case. In a nation that appears uncertain how to feel about its own history with exploitation film and generally reluctant to embrace genre film - though there are obvious exceptions - Karacadag has jumped headlong into the horror pool. The director first came to attention with the J-horror influenced [email protected], a surprise hit in Turkey that allowed Karacadag to move on to the more visually ambitious - and effects heavy - effort, Semum. Both...

                              Death by China (2012)

                              Death by China

                              • 33%
                              • NONE
                              • 79 min
                              • Documentary

                              Based on the book "Death by China" by Navarro and Greg Autry and narrated by Martin Sheen, the documentary includes interviews with Carolyn Bartholomew (Commissioner for US- China and Security Review Commission), Gordon Chang (Forbes columnist), Dana Rohrabacher (Congressman R-CA), Tim Ryan (Congressman D-OH), Richard L. Trumka (President AFL-CIO), and Harry Wu (Executive Director, Laogai Research Foundation).

                              Defiant Requiem (2012)

                              Defiant Requiem

                                • 85 min
                                • Documentary

                                A memorial concert reawakens the story of an artistic uprising in the Nazi concentration camp, Terezin, where a chorus of 150 inmates confronts the Nazis face-to-face - and sings to them what they dare not say.

                                Delhi in a Day (2012)

                                Delhi in a Day

                                  • 88 min
                                  • Comedy

                                  Jasper has arrived in Delhi to begin a tour of India, where the newness of his surroundings quickly prove overwhelming. As he is drawn into the dynamics of his host family, the Bhatias, he finds that his mere presence has upset the natural order of things. Jasper finds that the first day of his journey is possibly more than he bargained for.