2013 October Movies

Carrie (2013)

Carrie

  • 48%
  • R
  • 100 min
  • Drama

A sheltered high school girl unleashes her newly developed telekinetic powers after she is pushed too far by her peers.

Carrie White is a lonely and awkward teen who is constantly bullied at school by her peers, and beaten at home at the hands of her religious mother. But Carrie has a secret: She's been blessed with the terrifying power of telekinesis; and when her peers decide to pull a prank on her at prom, they'll soon learn a deadly lesson: If you play with fire, you get burned.

12 Years a Slave (2013)

12 Years a Slave

  • 96%
  • R
  • 134 min
  • Biography

Based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty (personified by a malevolent slave owner, portrayed by Michael Fassbender) as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting...

Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)

Blue Is the Warmest Color

  • 90%
  • NC-17
  • 179 min
  • Drama

Acclaimed French filmmaker Abdellatif Kechiche’s latest, based on Julie Maroh’s graphic novel, was the sensation of this year’s Cannes Film Festival even before it was awarded the Palme d’Or. Adèle Exarchopoulos is a young woman whose longings and ecstasies and losses are charted across a span of several years. Léa Seydoux (Midnight in Paris) is the older woman who excites her desire and becomes the love of her life. Kechiche’s movie is, like the films of John Cassavetes, an epic of...

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Thor: The Dark World

  • 66%
  • PG-13
  • 110 min
  • Superhero

Marvel’s "Thor: The Dark World" continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of Marvel’s "Thor" and "Marvel’s The Avengers," Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos...but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must...

Gravity (2013)

Gravity

  • 97%
  • PG-13
  • 90 min
  • Drama

Bullock plays Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (Clooney) in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone—tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness.

The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth…and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to...

Escape Plan (2013)

Escape Plan

  • 49%
  • R
  • 116 min
  • Action

Ray Breslin is the world's top authority on prison structural security, who finds himself having to put his skills to the test when he is framed for a crime and sent up to a prison he helped design. He must escape and figure out who put him behind bars.

Mute (2013)

Mute

    • 5 min
    • Sci-Fi

    A mute bartender goes up against his city's gangsters in an effort to find out what happened to his missing partners.

    Captain Phillips (2013)

    Captain Phillips

    • 93%
    • PG-13
    • 134 min
    • Action

    The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

    Ender's Game (2013)

    Ender's Game

    • 60%
    • PG-13
    • 110 min
    • Sci-Fi

    70 years after a horrific alien war, an unusually gifted child is sent to an advanced military school in space to prepare for a future invasion.

    The Counselor (2013)

    The Counselor

    • 35%
    • R
    • 117 min
    • Crime

    A lawyer finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking.

    Curse of Chucky (2013)

    Curse of Chucky

      • R
      • 97 min
      • Horror

      Nica (Fiona Dourif) is grieving over the gruesome suicide of her mother when her domineering older sister Barb (Danielle Bisutti) arrives with her young family in tow to help settle their mother's affairs. As the sisters butt heads over Nica's plans for the future, Barb's young daughter comforts herself with a grinning, red-haired talking doll named Chucky (voiced again by Brad Dourif) that recently arrived mysteriously in the mail. But as a string of brutal murders begins to terrorize the...

      Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

      Inside Llewyn Davis

      • 94%
      • R
      • 105 min
      • Drama

      Inside Llewyn Davis follows an aspiring singer-songwriter (Isaac) as he navigates the 1960s folk-music scene in New York City’s Greenwich Village.

      All Hallows' Eve (2013)

      All Hallows' Eve

        • NONE
        • 83 min
        • Horror

        While watching two children on Halloween night, a babysitter finds an old VHS tape in the kids' trick or treat bag. The tape features three tales of terror, all linked together by a murderous clown. As the night goes on strange things begin to occur in the house. It isn't long before the babysitter learns the horrifying truth... the maniacal clown is slowly working his way into her reality.

        Ida (2013)

        Ida

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

        Poland, 1962. Anna is a novice, an orphan brought up by nuns in a convent. Before she takes her vows, she is determined to see Wanda, her only living relative. Wanda tells Anna that Anna is Jewish. Both women embark on a journey not only to discover their tragic family story, but who they really are and where they belong, questioning their religions and beliefs.

        Last Vegas (2013)

        Last Vegas

        • 46%
        • PG-13
        • 105 min
        • Comedy

        Billy (Michael Douglas), Paddy (Robert De Niro), Archie (Morgan Freeman) and Sam (Kevin Kline) have been best friends since childhood. So when Billy, the group's sworn bachelor, finally proposes to his thirty-something (of course) girlfriend, the four head to Las Vegas with a plan to stop acting their age and relive their glory days. However, upon arriving, the four quickly realize that the decades have transformed Sin City and tested their friendship in ways they never imagined. The Rat Pack...

        Anna (2013)

        Anna

        • 32%
        • R
        • 98 min
        • Thriller

        A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant, troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma.

        Delivery Man (2013)

        Delivery Man

        • 39%
        • PG-13
        • 103 min
        • Comedy

        From DreamWorks Pictures comes “Delivery Man”, the story of affable underachiever David Wozniak, whose mundane life is turned upside down when he finds out that he fathered 533 children through sperm donations he made twenty years earlier. In debt to the mob, rejected by his pregnant girlfriend, things couldn’t look worse for David when he is hit with a lawsuit from 142 of the 533 twenty-somethings who want to know the identity of the donor. As David struggles to decide whether or not he...

        Tangerines (2013)

        Tangerines

        • 85%
        • NONE
        • 87 min
        • Drama

        Set in 1992, during the growing conflict between Georgia and Abkhazian separatists in the wake of the Soviet Union’s dissolution, this compassionate tale focuses on two Estonian immigrant farmers who decide to remain in Georgia long enough to harvest their tangerine crop. When the war comes to their doorsteps, Ivo (played by legendary Estonian actor Lembit Ulfsak) takes in two wounded soldiers from opposite sides. The fighters vow to kill each other when they recover, but their extended...

        All Is Lost (2013)

        All Is Lost

        • 94%
        • PG-13
        • 105 min
        • Action

        Academy Award winner Robert Redford stars in All Is Lost, an open-water thriller about one man's battle for survival against the elements after his sailboat is destroyed at sea. Written and directed by Academy Award nominee J.C. Chandor (Margin Call) with a musical score by Alex Ebert (Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros), the film is a gripping, visceral and powerfully moving tribute to ingenuity and resilience. Deep into a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, an unnamed man (Redford) wakes to...

        The Fifth Estate (2013)

        The Fifth Estate

        • 37%
        • R
        • 124 min
        • Biography

        Following Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Brühl), an early supporter and eventual colleague of Julian Assange (Cumberbatch), “The Fifth Estate” traces the heady, early days of WikiLeaks, culminating in the release of a series of controversial and history changing information leaks. The website’s overnight success brought instant fame to its principal architects and transformed the flow of information to news media and the world at large.