2012 August Movies

Joker (2012)

Joker

    • NONE
    • 100 min
    • Comedy

    In 1947 when the maps of India and Pakistan were being drawn, an oversight ensured that the village of Paglapur didn't find a place in either country. The village had the distinction of housing the largest mental asylum in the region and in the mêlée that ensued during partition, the asylum inmates broke loose, drove away the villagers and established their own republic in Paglapur. And that's how it stayed for the next 60 years! While the world outside changed, Paglapur remained isolated,...

    Keith Lemon: The Film (2012)

    Keith Lemon: The Film

      • NONE
      • 85 min
      • Comedy

      A comedy about Keith, following his dreams of becoming a successful entrepreneur, just like his hero Richard Branson. He comes to London from Leeds, becomes an overnight billionaire, then, an over day failure, before finding the road to redemption.

      Leviathan (2012)

      Leviathan

      • 84%
      • NONE
      • 87 min
      • Documentary

      One of the most highly anticipated films of the year, from the directors of Sweetgrass and Foreign Parts, LEVIATHAN is a thrilling, immersive documentary that takes you deep inside the dangerous world of commercial fishing. Set aboard a hulking fishing vessel as it navigates the treacherous waves off the New England coast–the very waters that once inspired Moby Dick– the film captures the harsh, unforgiving world of the fishermen in starkly haunting, yet beautiful detail. Employing an...

      London - The Modern Babylon (2012)

      London - The Modern Babylon

        • NONE
        • 125 min
        • Documentary

        Director Julien Temple (Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten) time-travels through London from the start of the 20th century to the 2012 Olympics, threading past and present voices with film archives and popular music across the century.

        Lord of Darkness (2012)

        Lord of Darkness

          • R
          • 90 min
          • Horror

          Lord of Darkness is based on the legendary true story of Sawney Bean and his family of cannibalistic serial killers. Intrigued by this legend, a journalist starts printing damaging articles against the family and authorities for their incompetence, and gets more than he bargained for when his girlfriend suddenly goes missing. As the clues lead him to the family's lair, he comes face to face with Sawney and his cannibalistic family. Captured and tied up, with a surgical blade rapidly approaching...

          Lore (2012)

          Lore

          • 94%
          • NONE
          • 108 min
          • Drama

          Left to fend for herself when her SS officer father and mother, a staunch Nazi believer, are captured by the victorious Allies at the end of World War II, Lore, a fourteen-year-old German girl (striking newcomer Saskia Rosendahl,) must lead her four siblings on a harrowing journey across a devastated country. When she meets the charismatic and mysterious young refugee Thomas, (Kai Malina, The White Ribbon,) Lore soon finds her world shattered by feelings of hatred and desire as she must put her...

          Love Free or Die: How the Bishop of New Hampshire Is Changing the World (2012)

          Love Free or Die: How the Bishop of New Hampshire Is Changing the World

            • 82 min
            • Documentary

            A documentary on Gene Robinson, the openly gay bishop who set a precedent in New Hampshire state politics, and the battle for LGBT people to receive full acceptance in the faith.

            More Than Honey (2012)

            More Than Honey

            • 100%
            • NR
            • 95 min
            • Documentary

            An in-depth look at honeybee colonies in California, Switzerland, China and Australia.

            Mosquita y Mari (2012)

            Mosquita y Mari

            • 92%
            • NONE
            • 85 min
            • Drama

            After being assigned as study partners, two Chicana high schoolers find a bond that confuses them at times.

            Museum Hours (2012)

            Museum Hours

            • 94%
            • NR
            • 106 min
            • Drama

            When a Vienna museum guard befriends an enigmatic visitor, the grand Kunsthistorisches Art Museum becomes a mysterious crossroads which sparks explorations of their lives, the city, and the ways artworks reflect and shape the world.

            Nitro Circus: The Movie 3D (2012)

            Nitro Circus: The Movie 3D

            • 6%
            • PG-13
            • 88 min
            • Documentary

            Travis Pastrana and his tight-knit, highly-skilled, adrenaline-addicted friends bring their impossible, ridiculous, insane and hysterical adventures to the big screen for the first time. Dreaming up the most dangerous stunts in the world of action sports -- whether they are trying to back flip a bike over a building 60-stories high or landing a death defying jump while playing Angry Birds -- Pastrana and his gang are always at it. High Risk. High Octane. And No Safety Nets Allowed.

            No (2012)

            No

            • 93%
            • R
            • 110 min
            • Drama

            Based on a true story, when Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet, facing international pressure, calls for a referendum on his presidency in 1988, opposition leaders persuade a brash young advertising executive, Rene Saavedra (Gael García Bernal), to spearhead their campaign. With scant resources and constant scrutiny by the despot’s watchmen, Saavedra and his team devise an audacious plan to win the election and free their country from oppression.

            Offender (2012)

            Offender

              • NONE
              • 102 min
              • Thriller

              Justice needs to be served at Britain's most notorious young offenders institute.

              One in the Chamber (2012)

              One in the Chamber

                • R
                • 91 min
                • Action

                A seasoned assassin plays both sides in a Russian gang war and becomes the target of an unknown enemy.

                Our Children (2012)

                Our Children

                • 93%
                • NONE
                • 111 min
                • Drama

                Murielle (Emilie Dequenne) and Mounir (Tahar Rahim) love each other passionately. Ever since he was a boy, the young man has been living with Doctor Pinget (Niels Arestrup) who provides him with a comfortable life. When Mounir and Murielle decide to marry and have children, the couple’s dependence on the doctor becomes excessive. Murielle finds herself caught up in an unhealthy emotional climate that insidiously leads the family towards a tragic outcome.

                Out of the Clear Blue Sky (2012)

                Out of the Clear Blue Sky

                • 90%
                • NONE
                • 107 min
                • Documentary

                On September 11, 2001, Cantor Fitzgerald became famous for the worst of all possible reasons. 658 of their employees were missing in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Though Cantor suffered more casualties than any other organization that day, their story was soon pushed aside as the media ambushed CEO Howard Lutnick, who went from nationally embraced face-of-the-tragedy to embattled pariah within weeks. A true stranger-than-fiction account, unfolding over months and years, the...

                Pani Thuli (2012)

                Pani Thuli

                  • Unrated
                  • 143 min
                  • Romance

                  Shiva ('Ganesh Venkataraman' ) is an IT graduate, who is in love with Archana (Kalpana Pandit), a medical student. Shiva lands up with a big job in USA. However Archana's father throws a challenge before Shiva leaves to USA. He agrees to get her daughter married to him on one condition that he should not call up or try to meet his daughter for the next one year. After a couple years, one can see a total change in Shiva. He romances his colleague Maya ('Shibana Shankar'...

                  Paradise: Faith (2012)

                  Paradise: Faith

                  • 71%
                  • NR
                  • 115 min
                  • Drama

                  Second film in Ulrich Seidl's Paradise trilogy. A devout Catholic woman practises her religion at home and in the local community, but is unprepared for the reappearance of her estranged husband, who is a Muslim.

                  Pegado a tu almohada (2012)

                  Pegado a tu almohada

                    • Unrated
                    • 103 min

                    Miguel finds death in a serious diving accident. His guardian angel insists to go away to heaven, but he refuses and continues to live on earth as a ghost, he meets Patricia, a married woman who engages with the relationship through dreams. Luis, husband, suspicious of the strange behavior of his wife and not to spend much money on it, hires guards urbanization, with absurd strategies lousy spies discover that she is cheating with a ghost. Luis and Miguel fight with every possible weapon to...

                    Postcard from 1952

                      • 7 min
                      • Short

                      Documentary about photographers recreating photographs from the early 1950s.