2012 January Movies

Paradise or Oblivion (2012)

Paradise or Oblivion

    • Unrated
    • 48 min
    • Documentary

    Paradise or Oblivion is a free online documentary produced by the Venus Project. This documentary details the root causes of the systemic value disorders and detrimental symptoms caused by our current established system. The film advocates a new socio-economic system, which is updated to present-day knowledge, featuring the life-long work of Social Engineer, Futurist, Inventor and Industrial Designer Jacques Fresco, which he calls a Resource-Based Economy. Paradise or Oblivion by the Venus...

    Parlez-moi de vous (2012)

    Parlez-moi de vous

      • 89 min
      • Comedy

      A well known radio talk show host lives as a recluse during the day, until she found her real mother.

      Pieces of Talent (2012)

      Pieces of Talent

        • NONE
        • 95 min
        • Horror

        This story centers around Charlotte, a struggling young actress who can't catch a break. In an effort to support herself and her hopeless mother, Charlotte holds a job as a cocktail waitress at a seedy, local strip club and hates every minute of it. During a cigarette break late one evening she witnesses an altercation between an overzealous bouncer and an unfortunate passerby, David. David makes movies and given Charlotte's career interests a friendship quickly develops. Soon enough, David...

        Possessions (2012)

        Possessions

          • 14 min
          • Animation

          A man sheltering from a storm is trapped in a house where the objects have developed souls. In order to leave, he must first fix the objects.

          Propaganda (2012)

          Propaganda

            • PG
            • 96 min
            • Documentary

            An anti-western propaganda film about the influences of American visual and consumption culture on the rest of the world, as told from a North Korean perspective.

            Pursuit of Loneliness (2012)

            Pursuit of Loneliness

              • NONE
              • 96 min
              • Drama

              An elderly patient dies in a county hospital leaving no known next of kin. Over the course of the next twenty-four hours, we chart the efforts of four central characters in finding a family member to contact in regards to the death of this anonymous individual; a nurse, a social services representative of the hospital, the emergency contact person listed on the decedents admission form, and lastly an investigator from the public administrators office.

              Radio Silence (2012)

              Radio Silence

                • 95 min
                • Thriller

                Horror involving a serial-killer toying with a Pirate Radio DJ

                Reality XL (2012)

                Reality XL

                  • Unrated
                  • 81 min
                  • Mystery

                  On 13 January 2011, highly intelligent but irritable Professor Konstantin Carus (Heiner Lauterbach) enters the control room of the particle accelerator together with 23 colleagues. Eight hours later, at 6 am on 14 January 2011, the 23 scientists of the night shift have disappeared without a trace! The only survivor of this tragedy is Konstantin Carus. In order to solve this mysterious case, he is being examined at a secret location by representatives of the Swiss Depart of...

                  Rogue Assassin

                    • Action

                    A band of black water operatives get wiped out while in Northern Iraq. The sole survivor is left alone to fend for his life. While trying to fend for himself, he befriends a native.

                    Rogue River (2012)

                    Rogue River

                      • R
                      • 81 min
                      • Horror

                      When a young woman takes a trip down Rogue River, her car mysteriously disappears. Lost without transport or communication, she accepts the hospitality of a stranger who offers her shelter for the night at his cabin. With no other options available, she reluctantly accepts only to forever regret it. The ensuing hours yield nothing but torture, indescribable pain, and horrific agony. If you've seen Misery, you've seen nothing. This movie starts where horror films end and leaves viewers paralysed...

                      Room to Breathe

                        • Unrated
                        • 76 min
                        • Documentary

                        Room to Breathe is a surprising story of transformation as troubled kids in a San Francisco public middle school are introduced to the practice of mindfulness meditation. Topping the district in disciplinary suspensions, and with overcrowded classrooms creating a nearly impossible learning environment, overwhelmed administrators are left with stark choices. Do they repeat the cycle of forcing tuned out children to listen, or experiment with a set of age old inner practices that may provide...

                        Runaway Slave (2012)

                        Runaway Slave

                          • NONE
                          • 109 min
                          • Documentary

                          A perpetual state of welfare exists in the U.S., creating a form of modern slavery for a large percentage of African-Americans. Rev. C.L. Bryant presents an insightful and compelling look at how freedom can be restored.

                          Sanctuary: Quite a Conundrum (2012)

                          Sanctuary: Quite a Conundrum

                            • 82 min
                            • Comedy

                            It should have been just a normal day of sex, fun, alcohol, hormones and debauchery for Tabitha and Mimi, two over-privileged twenty-somethings. But that so-called normalcy gets tossed out the window when a devastating event occurs at a pool party.

                            Sandbar (2012)

                            Sandbar

                              • Comedy

                              Rick Rossovich – known for his roles in Steve Martin’s “Roxanne”, the Beefcake who taunts the “Terminator” before being thrown through a wall and who is best recognized and most admired as Slider, Iceman’s wing man in “Top Gun”. The military man, the cop, the Flex on the Volleyball Court with Kilmer – that’s Rick Rossovich. Why would Rick Rossovich, who decidedly left Hollywood a decade ago, living in peaceful obscurity with his wife, Eva, and their two children, in...

                              Shift Change (2012)

                              Shift Change

                                • Unrated
                                • 69 min

                                SHIFT CHANGE is a documentary film by veteran award-winning filmmakers Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin. It tells the little known stories of employee owned businesses that compete successfully in today’s economy while providing secure, dignified jobs in democratic workplaces.

                                Shut Up and Play the Hits (2012)

                                Shut Up and Play the Hits

                                • 88%
                                • NONE
                                • 105 min
                                • Documentary

                                Shut Up and Play the Hits is both a narrative film documenting LCD Soundsystem's played final show at Madison Square Garden and an intimate portrait of James Murphy as he navigates the lead-up to the show, the day after, and the personal and professional ramifications of his decision.

                                Sing Your Song (2012)

                                Sing Your Song

                                • 95%
                                • NONE
                                • 103 min
                                • Documentary

                                Wonderfully archived, and told with a remarkable sense of intimacy, visual style, and musical panache, Susanne Rostock's inspiring biographical documentary, Sing Your Song, surveys the life and times of singer, actor, and activist Harry Belafonte. From his rise to fame as a singer-inspired by Paul Robeson-and his experiences touring a segregated country, to his provocative crossover into Hollywood, Belafonte's groundbreaking career personifies the American civil rights movement and impacted...

                                Slaughter Daughter (2012)

                                Slaughter Daughter

                                  • NONE
                                  • 77 min
                                  • Horror

                                  Slaughter Daughter is the brainchild of Director Travis Campbell and Writer/Producer Lauren Miller. Campbell and Miller also partnered up on their previous feature, Mr. Bricks: A Heavy Metal Murder Musical. After Mr. Bricks was completed, they begin brainstorming a new idea about a matricidal young woman named Farrah. They immediately thought of Nicola Fiore, one of the stars of Mr. Bricks, to play the lead. Italian Giallo films of the 1970s, soap operas, and true crime novels all became the...

                                  Sophomore (2012)

                                  Sophomore

                                    • Comedy

                                    The great Miss Helen Keller once said, "Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing." The sophomores live by these words. It's time to make a little history of their own. Sophomore year is here. Whether they're being caught with their pants down, or shirt off, being dragged across an intersection, or leaping out of windows, they're out to make the most of life. Whether sophomore, "Strummer," teacher, or parent, one thing's for sure, they're not freshmen anymore.

                                    Space Junk 3D (2012)

                                    Space Junk 3D

                                      • NONE
                                      • 37 min
                                      • Documentary

                                      Originally created for exhibition in IMAX® theatres, and narrated by Academy Award® Nominee Tom Wilkinson, Space Junk 3D is the first movie to explore the exponentially expanding ring of debris that threatens the safety of our planet's orbits. Experience mind-boggling collisions, both natural and man-made. Soar the stunning depths of Meteor Crater to an unprecedented view of our increasingly crowded orbits – 22,000 miles above earth! Join foremost expert Don Kessler, the "Father of Space...