2012 July Movies

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

The Dark Knight Rises

  • 87%
  • PG-13
  • 164 min
  • Action

The epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy. After eight years of struggling with his new status as a wanted vigilante, Batman must contend with newcomers Catwoman and the brutal and villainous Bane.

Savages (2012)

Savages

  • 51%
  • R
  • 131 min
  • Adventure

Laguna Beach entrepreneurs Ben (Johnson), a peaceful and charitable marijuana producer, and his closest friend Chon (Kitsch), a former Navy SEAL and ex-mercenary, run a lucrative, homegrown industry-raising some of the best weed ever developed. They also share a one-of-a-kind love with the extraordinary beauty Ophelia (Lively). Life is idyllic in their Southern California town... until the Mexican Baja Cartel decides to move in and demands that the trio partners with them. When the merciless...

V/H/S (2012)

V/H/S

  • 55%
  • R
  • 93 min
  • Horror

V/H/S is a POV, found footage horror film from the perspective of America's top genre filmmakers. In 'V/H/S', a group of misfits are hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house in the countryside and acquire a rare tape. Upon searching the house, the guys are confronted with a dead body, a hub of old televisions and an endless supply of cryptic footage, each video stranger and more inexplicable than the last...

The Watch (2012)

The Watch

  • 17%
  • R
  • 81 min
  • Comedy

Four everyday suburban guys come together to form a neighborhood watch group, but only as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives, one night a week. When they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to save their neighborhood -- and the world -- from total extermination.

Amour (2012)

Amour

  • 93%
  • PG-13
  • 127 min
  • Drama

Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has an attack. The couple's bond of love is severely tested.

Ruby Sparks (2012)

Ruby Sparks

  • 79%
  • R
  • 104 min
  • Comedy

A novelist struggling with writer's block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence.

Step Up: Revolution (2012)

Step Up: Revolution

  • 42%
  • PG-13
  • 99 min
  • Drama

Emily, the daughter of a wealthy businessman, arrives in Miami with aspirations of becoming a professional dancer, but soon falls in love with Sean, a young man who leads a dance crew in elaborate, cutting-edge flash mobs. The crew, called the MOB, strives to win a contest for a major sponsorship opportunity, but soon Emily's father threatens to develop the MOB's historic neighborhood and displace thousands of people. Emily must band together with Sean and the MOB to turn their performance mobs...

Holy Motors (2012)

Holy Motors

  • 91%
  • NONE
  • 116 min
  • Drama

While following a day in the life of Mr. Oscar as he attends several appointments, things quickly unravel and spiral out of control, abandoning all sense of logic or sanity. Fans of Carax's 'Mierde' segment of Fantastic Fest 2008 hit TOKYO! will be right back at home.

Wolf Children (2012)

Wolf Children

    • 117 min
    • Animation

    Hana, a nineteen-year-old college student, falls in love with a man only for him to reveal his secret; he is a Wolf Man. Eventually the couple bear two children together; a son and daughter they name Ame and Yuki who both inherit the ability to transform into wolves from their father. When the man Hana fell in love with suddenly dies, she makes the decision to move to a rural town isolated from society to continue raising the children in protection.

    Mac & Devin Go to High School (2012)

    Mac & Devin Go to High School

      • R
      • 75 min
      • Comedy

      Valedictorian hopeful, Devin Overstreet (Khalifa) struggles to pen his graduation speech when it becomes clear that all his academic overachievements left him with little-to-no life experiences. He finds an unlikely inspiration in Mac Johnson (Snoop Dogg), the least achieving student on campus. Mac, a 15-year senior and consummate ladies man, is smitten with the school’s new substitute chemistry teacher. He soon realizes that the only way he’ll truly have a chance with her is if he finally...

      360 (2012)

      360

      • 21%
      • R
      • 111 min
      • Drama

      From two acclaimed artists: director Fernando Meirelles (City of God, The Constant Gardener) and writer Peter Morgan (The Queen, Frost/Nixon). With a stellar international cast that includes Rachel Weisz, Anthony Hopkins, Jude Law, Ben Foster, Jamel Debbouze and Moritz Bleibtreu, 360 is a moving and exciting dramatic thriller that dazzlingly weaves together the stories of an array of people from disparate social backgrounds through their intersecting relationships.

      2016: Obama's America (2012)

      2016: Obama's America

      • 25%
      • NONE
      • 82 min
      • Documentary

      Emotionally engaging, 2016 Obama's America will make you confounded and cheer as you discover the mysteries and answers to your greatest aspirations and worst fears.

      30 Beats (2012)

      30 Beats

      • 5%
      • R
      • 88 min
      • Comedy

      Follows ten characters drawn into a ring of love and desire, each one caught beyond his or her control in a chain reaction of seduction, impulses and self‐discovery. The screenplay was inspired by Arthur Schnitzler’s play LA RONDE. The film was written and directed by Alexis Lloyd, produced by Alexis Lloyd, Molly Conners, Carl Ford and Lloyd and executive produced by Susan Batson, Ronald Guttman and Pierre Lagrange.

      About Face (2012)

      About Face

        • NONE
        • 75 min
        • Documentary

        Reunites fashion’s legendary models to reflect on their lives, careers and complex relationships with their physical appearance and the business of beauty. From our culture’s obsession with youth to substance abuse, self-esteem, race and even plastic surgery, this film explores beauty as a commodity, overnight stardom and the reinvention that can come with aging.

        Alter Egos (2012)

        Alter Egos

          • R
          • 80 min
          • Comedy

          ALTER EGOS is set in a world in which super heroes are real but have recently lost all government funding and public support. Out of that comes a quirky and very original comedy about an underappreciated superhero who jeopardizes a dangerous mission with his own emotional crisis, and the girl who comes to his rescue.

          Among Friends (2012)

          Among Friends

            • R
            • 80 min
            • Comedy

            Good times take a dark turn when longtime friends get together for an '80s-themed murder mystery party that is soon hijacked by someone from their past. The dinner guests will have to face their lies and secret betrayals as they discover the terrifying lengths to which their host will go to expose the truth.

            Apparition (2012)

            Apparition

              • Unrated
              • 87 min
              • Documentary

              We’re in 1971, and the largest morbid symptom around is Ferdinand Marcos’s play for greater political power, which occurs off-screen. But little of the outside world impinges on Adoration, a convent set in secluded woods outside Manila, which sees itself as a physical and spiritual sanctuary. We explore this closed world, riven by manias and secrets, through the eyes of Sister Lourdes, a newly arrived novice. She has hardly settled in before she learns that her activist brother is missing,...

              Babylon (2012)

              Babylon

                • Unrated
                • 121 min
                • Documentary

                After the insurrection erupted in Libya in the spring of 2012, more than a million people flocked to neighboring Tunisia in search of a safe haven from the escalating violence. When a massive refugee camp was hastily constructed near the Ras Jdir border checkpoint in Tunisia, a trio of filmmakers carried their cameras in and began filming with no agenda. This on-the-fly chronicle of the camp's installation, operation, and dismantling captures a postmodern Babel complete with a multinational...

                Ballplayer: Pelotero (2012)

                Ballplayer: Pelotero

                • 88%
                • NONE
                • 72 min
                • Documentary

                Two top baseball prospects in the Dominican Republic face fierce competition and corruption as they chase their big league dreams

                Birders: The Central Park Effect (2012)

                Birders: The Central Park Effect

                  • NONE
                  • 60 min
                  • Documentary

                  Reveals the extraordinary array of wild birds who grace Manhattan's celebrated patch of green and the equally colorful New Yorkers who schedule their lives around the rhythms of migration. Directed by Jeffrey Kimball, the film follows seven subjects who have discovered a profound connection with this hidden natural world including author Jonathan Franzen, and Starr Saphir, the "matriarch" of Central Park bird watching.