2012 October Movies (By Date)

Chasing Ice (2012)

Chasing Ice

  • 96%
  • PG-13
  • 74 min
  • Documentary

Acclaimed National Geographic photographer James Balog was once a skeptic about climate change. But through his Extreme Ice Survey, he discovers undeniable evidence of our changing planet. In Chasing Ice, Balog deploys revolutionary time-lapse cameras to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers. His hauntingly beautiful videos compress years into seconds and capture ancient mountains of ice in motion as they disappear at a breathtaking rate. Traveling with a team of young...

An American Ghost Story (2012)

An American Ghost Story

    • 95 min
    • Horror

    When Paul, an unemployed writer, decides to rent and live in a house that's rumored to be haunted, he puts his life and his relationships in grave danger as he obsessively attempts to get the story that will finally make his career.

    Flight of the Butterflies (2012)

    Flight of the Butterflies

    • 100%
    • G
    • 44 min
    • Documentary

    It's a natural history epic. It's a compelling detective story. It’s a scientific adventure at its best. It took Dr. Fred Urquhart almost 40 years to discover the monarch butterflies' secret hideaway and prove the most incredible migration on Earth. Following the year-long annual migration cycle of the butterflies, the award-winning production team filmed hundreds of millions of monarchs in their remote overwintering sanctuaries in Mexico in 2011 and again in 2012 and also along their...

    The Henchman's War (2012)

    The Henchman's War

      • 80 min
      • Crime

      A deadly mistake sets an introspective henchman on a violent crusade against a mid-level crime boss with demons of his own. (IMDB)

      G.B.H. (2012)

      G.B.H.

        • NONE
        • 84 min
        • Crime

        A powerful tale of justice and vengeance starring Damien (Nick Nevern) a London copper with a past he’s trying to forget. Before signing up for the force he ran with a football firm, getting involved in tear-ups up and down the country. Now he’s on the other side of the law and faces a tough decision: side with his old crew or protect London as it burns and rioters run amok? Falling in love with fellow cop Louise (Kellie Shirley), Damien is quickly alerted to a street-level uprising that is...

        Broken Kingdom (2012)

        Broken Kingdom

          • Unrated
          • 90 min
          • Documentary

          Four narratives weave their way through the tragic slums of Bogota to the lofty hills of Hollywood. A 14-year-old prostitute girl and an ill-fated, eccentric American writer forge a strange companionship. A Colombian university student invites a terrible danger into her world in the name of financial solace, while a day-care teacher in Los Angeles does everything she can to fight the weight of a tragic secret.

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          Des morceaux de moi (2012)

          Des morceaux de moi

            • 90 min
            • Comedy

            A crazy father old before his time, a tyrannical, sick mother, a sister who disappeared four years ago and me, Erell, who films everything, all the time... A fine family portrait. I live in the same town I've always lived in. You're born here, you die here. And between the two, there's nothing to do except hang out with my buddies, Gabin, Javier and The Major. One night, my sister Sarah reappears. The pieces of me are put together again.

            Hypothermia (2012)

            Hypothermia

              • NONE
              • 72 min
              • Horror

              Something has awoken under the ice and its prey is human. Miles from civilization and with only a few inches separating them from the freezing water below, two families must now find a way to work together to fight the vicious creature that's out to hunt them.

              The Clintons: An American Odyssey (2012)

              The Clintons: An American Odyssey

                • NONE
                • 101 min
                • Documentary

                His dedication to the country far exceeds his presidential achievements. His charisma and charm are matched by few, his scandal one of the biggest in U.S. political history and his two-term presidential tenure marked the creation of 18.7 million jobs and the last time our country saw a balanced budget. Her accomplishments included creating the first serious debate about national health care with the Clinton Health Care Plan, advocating for the State Children's Health Insurance Program, the...

                Chained (2012)

                Chained

                  • R
                  • 94 min
                  • Horror

                  Perhaps the most terrifying human relationship is the one between a serial killer and his target. But what if it starts that way, and becomes something...more? From the visionary mind of director Jennifer Lynch (Boxing Helena, Surveillance, Hisss) comes the dark fable Chained, an unforgettable ride into the darkness that can reside in the human heart – no matter what your age.

                  Mariachi Gringo (2012)

                  Mariachi Gringo

                    • 107 min
                    • Musical

                    A stifled, small-town man stuck in a dead end life, runs away to Mexico to be a mariachi singer. Mariachi Gringo is a musical tour-de-force exploring the reality of "following your dreams" across cultural, personal, social and geographical borders.

                    Después de Lucía (2012)

                    Después de Lucía

                      • 103 min
                      • Drama

                      Alejandra and her dad Roberto have just moved to town. She is new at school, he has a new job. Starting over is sometimes complicated when you have left so much behind.

                      Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself (2012)

                      Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself

                      • 96%
                      • NONE
                      • 89 min
                      • Documentary

                      George Plimpton hung out with U.S. Presidents, played quarterback for the Detroit Lions, forced Willie Mays to pop out in Yankee Stadium, photographed Playboy models, was named the “Most Eligible Bachelor in Manhattan” by Esquire Magazine, played goalie for the Boston Bruins, struck the triangle for the New York Philharmonic and acted alongside John Wayne, Warren Beatty and Matt Damon. Some of these things he did well. Some he didn’t. But they were always amusing and inspiring. Plimpton!...

                      Sover Dolly på ryggen? (2012)

                      Sover Dolly på ryggen?

                        • 100 min
                        • Comedy

                        Anne has given up trying to find a man who will fit into her sensible and controlled life. Therefore she has chosen to become pregnant with an anonymous sperm donor who has been carefully chosen. But as her hormones get the better of her she realizes that the child may come to resemble the father and possibly get his less flattering characteristics. Anne feels compelled to find the sperm donor and ensure that he is as perfect as she imagines.

                        Yak (2012)

                        Yak

                          • PG
                          • 96 min
                          • Animation

                          A re-interpretation of Ramayana, the Thai animation film tells the story of a giant robot, Na Kiew, who's left wandering in a barren wasteland after a great war. Na Kiew meets Jao Phuek, a puny tin robot who's lost his memory and is now stuck with his new big friend. Together they set out across the desert populated by metal scavengers, to look for Ram, the creator of all robots.

                          Deceptive Practices: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay (2012)

                          Deceptive Practices: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay

                            • 88 min
                            • Documentary

                            What happens when documentary filmmakers, whose mission is to probe, explore, reveal, take as their subject one of the world’s greatest living magicians, whose life and art are basically off limits to probing, exploration, and revelation? More than a decade in the making, Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay is the captivating result of this curious conundrum: a mesmerizing journey into the world of modern magic and the small circle of eccentric geniuses who mastered...

                            The Daughter (2012)

                            The Daughter

                              • Unrated
                              • 87 min
                              • Documentary

                              When fourteen-year-old Myrto learns her father has fled to avoid paying his debts, she kidnaps the son of his business partner whom she blames for bankrupting her father's joiner's workshop. Memories resurface as she wanders through the aisles of the workshop, where she hides her victim between stacks of spruce, oak and ebony.

                              Rock the Boat: Saving America's Wildest River

                                • 54 min
                                • Adventure
                                Frankenweenie (2012)

                                Frankenweenie

                                • 87%
                                • PG
                                • 87 min
                                • Animation

                                From creative genius Tim Burton (“Alice in Wonderland,” The Nightmare Before Christmas”) comes “Frankenweenie,” a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life—with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor’s fellow students, teachers and the entire town all learn that getting a new “leash...

                                The Body (2012)

                                The Body

                                  • 108 min
                                  • Mystery

                                  A woman’s body disappears mysteriously from the morgue without a trace. Police inspector Jaime Peña investigates the strange occurrence with the help of Álex Ulloa, the widower of the missing woman.