2012 August Movies

Shark Week (2012)

Shark Week

    • 89 min
    • Action

    A group of complete strangers find themselves isolated by a wealthy madman on his island compound. They are forced into a horrifying gauntlet where they must survive a barrage of ever deadlier species of shark.

    Shirin Farhad (2012)

    Shirin Farhad

      • NONE
      • 112 min
      • Romance

      A bra sales man has a midlife crisis and goes searching for true love.

      Shoot the Moon (2012)

      Shoot the Moon

        • Unrated
        • 26 min
        • Documentary

        Marcy Meyers is down on her luck. Faced with piling bills, the remnants of a failed marriage, and now an imminent home foreclosure, she has nowhere to turn but to the hope of a miracle. That miracle she finds in Shoot the Moon, a national game show that promises a one in a lifetime chance to win it all. But Marcy's faith in the show comes with a price. As her relationship with her daughter Alice is put to the test, the clock ticks towards a seemingly inescapable fate. Shoot the...

        Side by Side (2012)

        Side by Side

        • 92%
        • NONE
        • 99 min
        • Documentary

        Side by Side is a documentary directed by Chris Kenneally in which Keanu Reeves (who also produced) talks about film and video with a wide variety of filmmakers, including Steven Soderbergh, James Cameron, David Lynch, Richard Linklater, Martin Scorsese, Andy & Lana Wachowski, Christopher Nolan, Walter Pfister, David Fincher and many, many more.

        Sleeping Dogs (2012)

        Sleeping Dogs

          • 8 min
          • Action

          An undercover cop works to take down the triads in Hong Kong.

          Sleepwalk with Me (2012)

          Sleepwalk with Me

          • 83%
          • NONE
          • 81 min
          • Comedy

          A burgeoning stand-up comedian struggles with the stress of a stalled career, a stale relationship, and the wild spurts of severe sleepwalking he is desperate to ignore.

          Somewhere Between (2012)

          Somewhere Between

          • 88%
          • NONE
          • 88 min
          • Documentary

          A documentary on four teenage girls living in different parts of the US and united by one thing: all four were adopted from China due to family situations colliding with the country's "One Child Policy".

          Sparkle (2012)


          • 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.

          Stand Off (2012)

          Stand Off

            • R
            • 70 min
            • Crime

            In a misguided attempt to protect his family and pay back gambling debts to the local Mobster, Jimbo robs a fish market, which is coincidentally owned by the same Mobster. On the run, Jimbo is cornered in a local curio shop, where he takes hostage an assortment of colorful characters, including Maguire, who may be his illegitimate father. Surrounded by the Police, the SAS, and the Mobster's crew, the young man must find a way out of his precarious predicament with the help of his oddball capt

            Storm Surfers 3D (2012)

            Storm Surfers 3D

            • 90%
            • NONE
            • 95 min
            • Documentary

            Combining cutting-edge 3D technology and bravura filmmaking, Storm Surfers 3D is the ultimate big-wave thrill ride. The film follows best friends and surfing legends Tom Carroll and Ross Clarke-Jones, along with surf forecaster Ben Matson, as they track and chase giant storms in their quest to ride the Pacific’s biggest and most dangerous waves. Using state-of-the-art miniature 3D cameras that put audiences inside the barrel of the waves, Storm Surfers 3D is a visually stunning cinematic...

            Streets (2012)


              • 90 min
              • Drama

              Seventeen-year-old Nicole Gordon begrudgingly moves to Philadelphia from the wealthy suburbs when her mother becomes the city's new Assistant DA. As Nicole explores the city's streets, new-found friends put her in the middle of an escalating drug war and in the crosshairs of her mother's own investigation.


                • Unrated
                • 91 min

                Sundowning is the portrayal of Shannon, a young woman who has lost her cognition and memory. She is content, but lacks any recollection of her past, her family, or her own identity. She lives in pacified near-isolation, sharing an apartment with Susan, her gentle yet enigmatic caregiver. Initially accepting of her relationship with Susan, Shannon eventually grows suspicious of her caretaker's control and intentions. Unable to rely on her memory and subjectivity, Shannon grapples for insight...

                Supercapitalist (2012)


                • 18%
                • NONE
                • 96 min
                • Thriller

                A maverick New York hedge fund trader moves to Hong Kong and orchestrates a mega-deal that swiftly escalates beyond his control. Caught between competing forces in America and Asia in a ruthless culture of profits at all costs, he desperately negotiates and maneuvers inside China's closed, complex society. With his life and Hong Kong's future staked on a corrupt billion dollar deal, the trader takes the ultimate risk.

                Supernatural Activity (2012)

                Supernatural Activity

                  • NONE
                  • 93 min
                  • Comedy

                  From the creators of Scary Movie comes the year’s most outrageous send-up of “found footage” films.

                  Joey Oglesby (TV’s “Friday Night Lights”), Donny Boaz (TV’s “Exposed”), Andrew Pozza (A Schizophrenic Love Story), Devin Bonnée (My Sucky Teen Romance) and Lizabeth Waters (Cherry Bomb) star as a team of myth-debunking ghost hunters on television who take off on their most frightening assignment just in time for the last episode of the season. Terrorized at every turn, this...

                  Tad the Lost Explorer (2012)

                  Tad the Lost Explorer

                    • NONE
                    • 78 min
                    • Animation

                    Tad is a bored construction worker dreaming of a life of adventure until one day he is mistaken for a famous archeologist and his dreams comes true. Whisked to Peru holding a sacred key, Tad helps Professor Lavrof and his beautiful daughter Sara as they race against evil treasure hunters in search of the Lost City of Paititi. It’s the adventure of a lifetime in this hilarious, action-packed film the whole family will love!

                    The Act of Killing (2012)

                    The Act of Killing

                    • 95%
                    • NONE
                    • 115 min
                    • Documentary

                    In a country where killers are celebrated as heroes, the filmmakers challenge unrepentant death squad leaders to dramatise their role in genocide. The hallucinatory result is a cinematic fever dream, an unsettling journey deep into the imaginations of mass-murderers and the shockingly banal regime of corruption and impunity they inhabit.

                    The Babymakers (2012)

                    The Babymakers

                    • 8%
                    • R
                    • 93 min
                    • Comedy

                    After failing to get his wife pregnant, a guy (Schneider) recruits his pals to steal the deposit he left at a sperm bank years ago.

                    The Bates Haunting (2012)

                    The Bates Haunting

                      • 78 min
                      • Thriller

                      One year ago, Agnes Rickover attended opening night at the Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride to see her best friend Lily's dramatic debut. A horrific accident resulted in Agnes witnessing Lily's fiery death in a spectacle gone wrong. After a year of obsessing over a murder investigation everyone else thinks is open and shut, Agnes goes to work at the Haunt in an attempt confront her trauma. Horrific events begin to claim the lives of her coworkers and Agnes must figure out what is behind all of...

                      The Bullet Vanishes (2012)

                      The Bullet Vanishes

                      • 92%
                      • NONE
                      • 104 min
                      • Action

                      When a young girl at a bullet factory dies under mysterious circumstances, two detectives must investigate the reasons for her death -- and the strange occurrences that follow -- as they themselves become the target of the phantom killer.

                      The Butterfly Room (2012)

                      The Butterfly Room

                        • 87 min
                        • Thriller

                        The Butterfly Room, an American supernatural thriller with a European feeling, is the third long feature of Jonathan Zarantonello, an Italian director who lives and works in Los Angeles. This dark fairytale is the sensational return of the Queen of all Scream Queens, British horror legend Barbara Steele (The Pit and the Pendulum, Black Sunday, 8½). And it doesn’t stop there, as she’s joined by other scream queens such as Heather Langenkamp from A Nightmare on Elm Street, Ertica Leerhsen...