2013 November Movies

Frozen (2013)

Frozen

  • 89%
  • PG
  • 108 min
  • Animation

Walt Disney Animation Studios, the studio behind “Tangled” and “Wreck-It Ralph,” presents “Frozen,” a stunning big-screen comedy adventure. Fearless optimist Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) sets off on an epic journey—teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff (voice of Jonathan Groff) and his loyal reindeer Sven—to find her sister Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical...

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

  • 89%
  • PG-13
  • 146 min
  • Action

The film begins as Katniss Everdeen (Lawrence) has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark (Hutcherson). Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's Tour" of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow (Sutherland) prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games, The Quarter Quell - a...

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

Saving Mr. Banks

  • 79%
  • PG-13
  • 125 min
  • Biography

Two-time Academy Award®–winner Emma Thompson and fellow double Oscar®-winner Tom Hanks topline Disney’s “Saving Mr. Banks,” inspired by the extraordinary, untold backstory of how Disney’s classic “Mary Poppins” made it to the screen.

When Walt Disney’s daughters begged him to make a movie of their favorite book, P.L. Travers’ “Mary Poppins,” he made them a promise—one that he didn’t realize would take 20 years to keep. In his quest to obtain the rights, Walt comes...

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Dallas Buyers Club

  • 94%
  • R
  • 117 min
  • Drama

Matthew McConaughey stars in Dallas Buyers Club as real-life Texas cowboy Ron Woodroof, whose free-wheeling life was overturned in 1985 when he was diagnosed as HIV-positive and given 30 days to live. These were the early days of the AIDS epidemic, and the U.S. was divided over how to combat the virus. Ron, now shunned and ostracized by many of his old friends, and bereft of government-approved effective medicines, decided to take matters in his own hands, tracking down alternative treatments...

Oldboy (2013)

Oldboy

  • 41%
  • R
  • 104 min
  • Action

A provocative, visceral thriller that follows the story of an advertising executive (Josh Brolin) who is abruptly kidnapped and held hostage for 20 years in solitary confinement. When he is inexplicably released, he embarks on an obsessive mission to discover who orchestrated his bizarre and torturous punishment only to find he is still trapped in a web of conspiracy and torment.

Homefront (2013)

Homefront

  • 42%
  • R
  • 100 min
  • Action

The story centers on Phil Broker (Jason Statham), a former DEA agent who moves his family to a quiet town to escape his past. However, he discovers the town is overrun by a dangerous meth distributor named Gator (James Franco).

The Book Thief (2013)

The Book Thief

  • 46%
  • PG-13
  • 131 min
  • Drama

Based on the beloved bestselling book, The Book Thief tells the inspirational story of a spirited and courageous young girl who transforms the lives of everyone around her when she is sent to live with a new family in World War II Germany.

Dom Hemingway (2013)

Dom Hemingway

  • 59%
  • R
  • 93 min
  • Comedy

Jude Law plays Dom Hemingway, a larger-than-life safecracker with a loose fuse who is funny, profane, and dangerous. After twelve years in prison, he sets off with his partner in crime Dickie (Richard E. Grant) looking to collect what he's owed for keeping his mouth shut and protecting his boss Mr. Fontaine (Demian Bichir). After a near death experience, Dom tries to re-connect with his estranged daughter (Emilia Clarke), but is soon drawn back into the only world he knows, looking to settle...

Another Me (2013)

Another Me

    • PG-13
    • 86 min
    • Mystery

    A teenager finds her perfect life upended when she's stalked by a mysterious doppelganger who has her eyes set on assuming her identity.

    Philomena (2013)

    Philomena

    • 92%
    • PG-13
    • 98 min
    • Drama

    Based on the 2009 investigative book by BBC correspondent Martin Sixsmith, The Lost Child of Philomena Lee, Philomena focuses on the efforts of Philomena Lee (Judi Dench), mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock — something her Irish-Catholic community didn't have the highest opinion of — and given away for adoption in the United States. In following church doctrine, she was forced to sign a contract that wouldn't allow for any sort of inquiry into the son's whereabouts. After starting a...

    Vendetta (2013)

    Vendetta

      • R
      • 106 min
      • Action

      Special ops interrogation officer Jimmy Vickers tracks down a gang who slaughtered his parents. With police closing in & his old unit on his trail, he has to to evade capture long enough to complete his gruesome crusade.

      The Tale of Princess Kaguya (2013)

      The Tale of Princess Kaguya

      • 100%
      • PG
      • 137 min
      • Animation

      An old man makes a living by selling bamboo. One day, he finds a princess in a bamboo. The princess is only the size of a finger. Her name is Kaguya. When Kaguya grows up, 5 men from prestigious families propose to her. Kaguya asks the men to find memorable marriage gifts for her, but the 5 men are unable to find what Kaguya wants. Then, the Emperor of Japan proposes to her.

      The Starving Games (2013)

      The Starving Games

        • PG-13
        • 83 min
        • Comedy

        In this Hunger Games spoof, Kantmiss Evershot must fight for her life in the 75th annual Starving Games, where she could also win an old ham, a coupon for a footlong sub, and a partially-eaten pickle!

        The Best Man Holiday (2013)

        The Best Man Holiday

        • 69%
        • R
        • 129 min
        • Comedy

        When the college friends finally reunite over the Christmas holidays, they will discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be ignited.

        Hours (2013)

        Hours

        • 61%
        • PG-13
        • 97 min
        • Thriller

        Before sunrise on August 29, 2005, Nolan Hayes (Walker) arrives at a New Orleans hospital with his pregnant wife, Abigail (Rodriguez), who has gone into early labor. What should be one of the happiest days of Nolan's life quickly spirals out of control when the birth goes tragically wrong and Hurricane Katrina ravages the hospital, forcing an evacuation. Nolan and his newborn baby are soon cut off from the world by power outages and rising flood waters. With his baby completely dependent on a...

        Ragnarok (2013)

        Ragnarok

          • PG-13
          • 120 min
          • Action

          An archeologist is convinced the Oseberg Viking ship contains the answer to the mystery of Ragnarok, the end of days in Norse mythology. He mounts an expedition to “No Man’s Land” between Norway and Russia, which holds a secret more terrifying than he could possibly imagine.

          Fack ju Göhte (2013)

          Fack ju Göhte

            • 119 min
            • Comedy

            A comedy that follows an ex-con who lands a position at a school that sits over the spot where money from one of his earlier robberies was stashed.

            A Case of You (2013)

            A Case of You

            • 41%
            • NONE
            • 91 min
            • Comedy

            Young writer Sam (Justin Long) has a crush on Birdie (Evan Rachel Wood), the cute and quirky barista at his local coffee shop. When his conventional attempts to woo her crash and burn, he takes his efforts online, creating an Internet profile embellished with all of the details that would make him Birdie’s dream guy: ballroom dancing, rock climbing, a seemingly endless, escalating series of wacky and unlikely hobbies. When the harebrained scheme is a surprise success and Birdie falls for his...

            #chicagoGirl: The Social Network Takes on a Dictator (2013)

            #chicagoGirl: The Social Network Takes on a Dictator

              • 74 min
              • Action

              From her childhood bedroom in the Chicago suburbs, an American teenage girl uses social media to run the revolution in Syria. Armed with Facebook, Twitter, Skype and cameraphones, she helps her social network in Damascus and Homs braves snipers and shelling in the streets and the world the human rights atrocities of one of the most brutal dictators. But as the revolution rages on, everyone in the network must decide what is the most effective way to fight a dictator: social media or AK-47s.

              "Secrets of the Dead" JFK: One PM Central Standard Time

              • 50%
              • Unrated
              • 73 min

              How the JFK assassination was reported by journalists on the scene in Dallas and Walter Cronkite, who anchored CBS News coverage from New York. Included. The recollections of Dan Rather , Bob Schaeffer, Marvin Lamb. Narrated by George Clooney.

              - Written by

              TWasaga