2012 September Movies

Pitch Perfect (2012)

Pitch Perfect

  • 81%
  • PG-13
  • 112 min
  • Comedy

Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is cajoled into joining The Bellas, her school's all-girls singing group. Injecting some much needed energy into their repertoire, The Bellas take on their male rivals in a campus competition.

The Impossible (2012)

The Impossible

  • 81%
  • PG-13
  • 114 min
  • Drama

Based on a true story, The Impossible is the unforgettable account of a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in the mayhem of one of the worst natural catastrophes of our time. But the true-life terror is tempered by the unexpected displays of compassion, courage and simple kindness that Maria and her family encounter during the darkest hours of their lives. Both epic and intimate, devastating and uplifting, The Impossible is a journey to the core of the human heart.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

  • 85%
  • PG-13
  • 102 min
  • Drama

An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.

Dredd 3D (2012)

Dredd 3D

  • 78%
  • R
  • 96 min
  • Action

Dredd 3D takes us to the wild streets of Mega City One, the lone oasis of quasi-civilization on Cursed Earth. Judge Dredd (Karl Urban) is the most feared of elite Street Judges, with the power to enforce the law, sentence offenders and execute them on the spot - if necessary. The endlessly inventive mind of writer Alex Garland and the frenetic vision of director Peter Travis bring Dredd to life as a futuristic neo-noir action film that returns the celebrated character to the dark, visceral...

Looper (2012)

Looper

  • 93%
  • R
  • 118 min
  • Action

In the year 2042, a man working for a group of killers called "Loopers" (they work for the mob and kill people who are sent blindfolded back in time from the year 2072 by their bosses) recognizes a victim as himself. He hesitates resulting in the escape of his older self.

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Silver Linings Playbook

  • 92%
  • R
  • 122 min
  • Comedy

Life doesn’t always go according to plan…Pat Solitano (Bradley Cooper) has lost everything -- his house, his job, and his wife. He now finds himself living back with his mother (Jacki Weaver) and father (Robert DeNiro) after spending eight months in a state institution on a plea bargain. Pat is determined to rebuild his life, remain positive and reunite with his wife, despite the challenging circumstances of their separation. All Pat’s parents want is for him to get back on his feet - and...

The Master (2012)

The Master

  • 85%
  • R
  • 137 min
  • Drama

A 1950s-set drama centered on the relationship between a charismatic intellectual known as "the Master" (Hoffman) whose faith-based organization begins to catch on in America, and a young drifter who becomes his right-hand man.

End of Watch (2012)

End of Watch

  • 85%
  • R
  • 109 min
  • Crime

End Of Watch stars Academy Award® nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña as young Los Angeles police officers Taylor and Zavala as they patrol the city's meanest streets of south central Los Angeles. The film creates a riveting portrait of the city's most dangerous corners, the cops who risk their lives there every day, and the price they and their families are forced to pay.

Anna Karenina (2012)

Anna Karenina

  • 63%
  • R
  • 130 min
  • Drama

The third collaboration of Academy Award nominee Keira Knightley with acclaimed director Joe Wright, following the award-winning boxoffice successes “Pride & Prejudice” and “Atonement,” is a bold, theatrical new vision of the epic story of love, adapted from Leo Tolstoy’s timeless novel by Academy Award winner Tom Stoppard (“Shakespeare in Love”). The story powerfully explores the capacity for love that surges through the human heart. As Anna (Ms. Knightley) questions her...

The Iceman (2012)

The Iceman

  • 66%
  • R
  • 105 min
  • Biography

Inspired by actual events, The Iceman follows notorious contract killer Richard Kuklinski (Academy Award® nominee Michael Shannon) from his early days in the mob until his arrest for the murder of more than 100 men. Appearing to be living the American dream as a devoted husband and father; in reality Kuklinski was a ruthless killer-for-hire. When finally arrested in 1986, neither his wife nor daughters have any clue about his real profession.

Seven Psychopaths (2012)

Seven Psychopaths

  • 82%
  • R
  • 109 min
  • Comedy

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

Thanks for Sharing (2012)

Thanks for Sharing

  • 49%
  • R
  • 100 min
  • Comedy

From Academy Award®-nominated screenwriter and first-time director Stuart Blumberg comes a sharply comic and deeply moving look at a very different kind of modern family - the haphazard family forged by three men trying to navigate life, love and the emotional landmines of New York City. Academy Award® nominee Mark Ruffalo, Academy Award® winner Tim Robbins and Broadway star Josh Gad ("The Book of Mormon") anchor a stellar ensemble cast that includes Gwyneth Paltrow, Joely Richardson,...

Taken 2 (2012)

Taken 2

  • 21%
  • PG-13
  • 91 min
  • Action

In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.

Hotel Transylvania (2012)

Hotel Transylvania

  • 45%
  • PG
  • 91 min
  • Animation

Welcome to the Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's (Adam Sandler) lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up, free from meddling from the human world. But here's a little known fact about Dracula: he is not only the Prince of Darkness; he is also a dad. Over-protective of his teenage daughter, Mavis, Dracula fabricates tales of elaborate dangers to dissuade her adventurous spirit. As a haven for Mavis, he opens the Hotel Transylvania, where his daughter and some of the...

The Paperboy (2012)

The Paperboy

  • 43%
  • R
  • 107 min
  • Thriller

A directionless young man helps his reporter brother investigate the possible wrongful conviction of a man on death row, and in the process, falls for the woman whom the convict has been romancing through prison correspondence.

Byzantium (2012)

Byzantium

  • 63%
  • R
  • 118 min
  • Drama

Two young women arrive in a nameless British town and claim to be 200-year-old vampires, local teachers and parents try to counsel the girls to get to the bottom of their delusions. However, when people start disappearing, people in town must confront the possibility that the two women are, in fact, what they say they are.

Stuck in Love (2012)

Stuck in Love

  • 58%
  • R
  • 96 min
  • Comedy

Three years past his divorce, veteran novelist Bill Borgens (Academy Award® nominee Greg Kinnear) can’t stop obsessing over, let alone spying on, his ex-wife Erica (Academy Award® winner Jennifer Connelly), who ignominiously left him for another man. Even as his neighbor-with-benefits, Tricia (Kristen Bell) tries to push him back into the dating pool, he remains blind to anyone else’s charms. Meanwhile, his fiercely independent collegiate daughter Samantha (Lily Collins) is publishing her...

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

Resident Evil: Retribution

  • 31%
  • R
  • 95 min
  • Horror

The Umbrella Corporation's deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race's last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella's most clandestine operations facility and unveils more of her mysterious past as she delves further into the complex. Without a safe haven, Alice continues to hunt those responsible for the outbreak; a chase that takes her from Tokyo to New York, Washington, D.C. and...

Passion (2012)

Passion

  • 34%
  • R
  • 98 min
  • Crime

From screenwriter/director Brian De Palma (The Black Dahlia, The Untouchables, Scarface), Passion stars leading-actress Rachel McAdams (Midnight in Paris, The Vow) and the talented Noomi Rapace (Prometheus, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo). Based on the 2010 French thriller Love Crime, Passion tells the enthralling story of a deadly power struggle between two women in the dog-eat-dog world of international business.

The Words (2012)

The Words

  • 22%
  • PG-13
  • 96 min
  • Drama

In The Words, an aspiring writer claims another man’s long lost work as his own only to find there are steep consequences when ambition is valued above life’s most fundamental, impassioned three words.