2015 August Movies

Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC (1980-90)

    • Documentary

    “Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC (1980-90)” is a documentary film that examines the early DIY punk scene in the Nation’s Capital. It was a decade when seminal bands like Bad Brains, Minor Threat, Government Issue, Scream, Void, Faith, Rites of Spring, Marginal Man, Fugazi, and others released their own records and booked their own shows—without major record label constraints or mainstream media scrutiny. Contextually, it was a cultural watershed that predated the...

    Selfie from Hell (2015)

    Selfie from Hell

      • 2 min
      • Horror

      A girl's just taking a selfie for her boyfriend when something really creepy happens.

      She Lives Her Life (2015)

      She Lives Her Life

        • NR
        • 77 min
        • Comedy

        She Lives Her Life is a modern day retelling of Jean-Luc Godard's 1962 film Vivre Sa Vie. The movie is told in 12 chapters as we follow Betsy through a series of relationships and encounters, by day she works at a pawn shop, by night she lives her life.

        Sink (2015)

        Sink

          • 115 min
          • Drama

          ‘Sink’ tells the story of Rachel, a Mozambican domestic worker based in Johannesburg, who is forced to make a devastating choice after her daughter drowns whilst under the care of her employer; return to poverty stricken Mozambique or continue working for the family responsible for the death of her child so she can support her extended family back home. The story is a haunting exploration of motherhood, loss and the walls that separate people.

          Slow Learners (2015)

          Slow Learners

          • 70%
          • NONE
          • 96 min
          • Comedy

          Jeff and Anne, two close friends and co-workers who are embarrassingly unlucky at love, hatch a plan to transform themselves over the course of a sex-and-alcohol-fueled summer.

          Sneaky Pete

            • 48 min
            • Drama

            After leaving prison, Marius takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of his cellmate, Pete. He moves in with Pete's long-estranged, unsuspecting family and is roped into the family's bail bond business. He's a criminal taking down other criminals and, in the process, he'll discover the family life he's never had.

            Sommeren '92 (2015)

            Sommeren '92

              • 93 min
              • Drama

              The 1992 Danish football team competes for the European Championship.

              Srimanthudu (2015)

              Srimanthudu

                • 158 min
                • Action

                Harsha, a multi-millionaire guy who has everything but there is something else he's looking for and in the process he adopts a complete village trying to bring change in the people.

                StalkHer (2015)

                StalkHer

                  • 90 min
                  • Comedy

                  An obsessive prowler Jack (Jarratt) breaks into the home of his victim Emily (Fairfax). Finding himself wounded then tied to a chair, Jack soon realises he underestimated his intended prey as the two engage in a night long tête-à-tête.

                  Stepdaughter (2015)

                  Stepdaughter

                    • 85 min
                    • Thriller

                    Jill strives to connect with her new teenage stepdaughter, Casey, who is struggling with a dark past that leads her down a path of destruction.

                    Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine (2015)

                    Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine

                    • 76%
                    • PG-13
                    • 120 min
                    • Documentary

                    When Steve Jobs died the world wept. But what accounted for the grief of millions of people who didn’t know him? This evocative film navigates Jobs' path from a small house in the suburbs, to zen temples in Japan, to the CEO's office of the world's richest company, exploring how Jobs’ life and work shaped our relationship with the computer. The Man in the Machine is a provocative and sometimes startling re-evaluation of the legacy of an icon.

                    Stolen from the Suburbs (2015)

                    Stolen from the Suburbs

                      • Drama

                      A single mother from the suburbs searches for her kidnapped daughter before human traffickers sell her on the international market.

                      Sucker (2015)

                      Sucker

                        • 90 min
                        • Comedy

                        When Chinese-Australian teenager Lawrence cheats at and fails his high-school exams, destroying his dreams of a medical degree, he's banished to the country for the summer. There, he meets wily old conman the Professor and his cynical daughter Sarah, and learns that even the sneakiest scam can't conjure up love. Is it a true story? That might be another of Leung's tricks.

                        Survivors (2015)

                        Survivors

                          • 92 min
                          • Drama

                          The outbreak of a deadly virus sends the UK into a state of emergency, into a war it appears destined to lose. In a world without laws, without order and without anybody watching... how far would you go to survive?

                          Suspension (2015)

                          Suspension

                            • R
                            • 87 min
                            • Thriller

                            A high school girl and her bullying peers are terrorized by an escaped psychotic killer who is more than meets the eye. The Night Daddy Came Home! Tormented at high school, Emily Hanson’s only escape is drawing graphic sketches depicting a crazed masked killer on a bloody rampage. Except the deranged maniac is her father who snapped eight years ago and is now locked away in a mental institution where Emily’s bullying classmates taunt she should be too. On the anniversary of his massacre,...

                            Taxi (2015)

                            Taxi

                              • 94 min
                              • Comedy

                              Hamburg, mid 80s, Alex is a cabby. The sound is hard, pubs are dark and loud, people constantly argue about anything and everything, people smoke all the time, and not just cigarettes. Alex wants love and freedom and sleeps with Dietrich. It's far from being love, but the sex is okay. With Marc, a little person full of dignity, she finds more than that. The rest is struggles with her passengers, the indifferent and the doomed, brutes as other nuisances. This sort of life could go on and on,...

                              Ten Thousand Saints (2015)

                              Ten Thousand Saints

                              • 55%
                              • R
                              • 104 min
                              • Drama

                              A sweeping multigenerational story set against the backdrop of the raw, roaring New York City of the late 1980s; Adoption, teen pregnancy, drugs, hardcore punk rock, the unbridled optimism and reckless stupidity of the young—and old—are all major elements in this heart-aching tale of the son of diehard hippies and his strange odyssey through the extremes of late 20th century youth culture.

                              Thani Oruvan (2015)

                              Thani Oruvan

                                • 160 min
                                • Action

                                An idealistic cop and an ambitious scientist-businessman indulge in a high-stake battle of wits.

                                The Algerian (2015)

                                The Algerian

                                  • 99 min
                                  • Action

                                  The Algerian is an international political thriller about the colliding worlds of the Middle East and America. It follows Ali (Ben Youcef) across the world from Algeria to New York, Las Vegas and Los Angeles as it reveals he is a sleeper cell part of an international plot.

                                  The Beauty Inside (2015)

                                  The Beauty Inside

                                  • 75%
                                  • NONE
                                  • 127 min
                                  • Romance

                                  Woo-jin wakes up in a different body everyday, regardless of age, gender and nationality. Sometimes he's a man, a woman, old, young, or even a foreigner. He's the same person on the inside, but on the outside he's always someone new. Looking at a different face in the mirror every morning is hard for him to get used to. The only constant in his life is the girl he loves, Yi-soo, who knows his secret and loves him anyway. Each time he transforms, Woo-jin must figure out how to return to his own...