New Movies – September 20 2013

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Prisoners

Keller Dover is facing every parent’s worst nightmare. His 6-year-old daughter and her young friend are missing, and as minutes turn to hours, panic sets in. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests its driver, but a lack of evidence forces the only suspect’s release. Knowing his child’s life is at stake, the frantic Dover decides he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands. The desperate father will do whatever it takes to find the girls, but in doing so, may lose himself, begging the question: When do you cross the line between seeking justice and becoming a vigilante?

Director: Denis Villeneuve
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard, Viola Davis, Melissa Leo, Paul Dano

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Other Releases

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In this supernatural thriller, three college friends go to the biggest party of the year, each looking for something different: love, sex and a simple human connection. When a mysterious phenomenon disrupts the party, it lights a fuse on what will become the strangest night anyone has ever seen. As the three friends struggle to find what they’re looking for, the party quickly descends into a chaos that challenges if they can stay friends or if they can even stay alive.

Director: Dennis Iliadis
Cast: Rhys Wakefield, Logan Miller, Ashley Hinshaw, Natalie Hall

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After Tiller

After the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas in 2009, there are a limited number of doctors left in the country who provide third-trimester abortions for women. AFTER TILLER moves between the rapidly unfolding stories of these doctors, all of whom were close colleagues of Dr. Tiller, and are fighting to keep this service available in the wake of his death. These four people have become the new number-one targets of the pro-life movement, yet continue to risk their lives every day to do work that many believe is murder, but which they believe is profoundly important for their patients’ lives. AFTER TILLER shows them confronting harassment from protesters, challenges in their personal lives, and a series of tough ethical decisions.

Director: Martha Shane, Lana Wilson

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Battle of the Year

Battle of the Year is an international dance crew tournament that attracts all the best teams from around the world, but the Americans haven’t won in fifteen years. Los Angeles Hip Hop mogul Dante (Alonso) wants to put the country that started the Sport back on top. He enlists his hard-luck friend Blake (Holloway), who was a championship basketball coach, to coach his team. Armed with the theory that the right coach can make any team champions, they assemble a dream team of all the best dancers across the country. With only three months until Battle of the Year, Blake has to use every tactic he knows to get twelve talented individuals to come together as a team if they’re going to bring the Trophy back to America where it started. Inspired by an actual competition in France.

Director: Benson Lee
Cast: Josh Holloway, Laz Alonso, Josh Peck, Caity Lotz, Chris Brown

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The Colony

Laurence Fishburne (The Matrix), Bill Paxton (Aliens), and Kevin Zegers (Dawn of the Dead) headline an all-star cast in this savage and unrelenting thriller about mankind’s greatest enemy: himself. As an endless winter engulfs Earth, humans struggle to survive in remote underground outposts. When Colony 7 receives a distress call from a nearby settlement, Sam (Zegers) and Briggs (Fishburne) race through the snow on a dangerous rescue mission. What they find at the desolate base could mean mankind’s salvation—or its total annihilation. Terrifying discoveries will unfold that will change the rules of survival forever.

Director: Jeff Renfroe
Cast: Laurence Fishburne, Kevin Zegers , Bill Paxton

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Generation Iron

Generation Iron examines the professional sport of bodybuilding today and gives the audience front row access to the lives of the top 7 bodybuilders (including Phil Heath, Kai Greene, Branch Warren and Dennis Wolf) in the sport as they train to compete in the world’s most premiere bodybuilding stage—Mr. Olympia.

Director: Vlad Yudin
Cast: Mickey Rourke, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lou Ferrigno, Jay Cutler, Phil Heath, Kai Greene, Branch Warren , Dennis Wolf

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Haute Cuisine

Hortense Laborie (Catherine Frot), a renowned chef from Perigord, is astonished when the President of the Republic (Jean d’Ormesson) appoints her his personal cook, responsible for creating all his meals at the Elysée Palace. Despite jealous resentment from the other kitchen staff, Hortense quickly establishes herself, thanks to her indomitable spirit. The authenticity of her cooking soon seduces the President, but the corridors of power are littered with traps. Based on the extraordinary true story of President François Mitterand’s private cook.

Director: Christian Vincent
Cast: Catherine Frot, Jean d’Ormesson, Hippolyte Girardot, Arthur Dupont, Brice Fournier

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In Search of the American Dream

In Search of the American Dream is a riveting story of five children and their adult brother as they desperately race across Texas for survival after their undocumented parents, were caught, arrested, and thrown in jail in one fell swoop… deportation is only a matter of time. In Search of the American Dream tells the story of one family torn apart, and the fear and agony the children are forced to bear alone.

Director: Baldemar Rodriguez
Cast: Baldemar Rodriguez, Shaina Sandoval, Jeremy Becerra

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Jerusalem

JERUSALEM takes audiences on an inspiring and eye-opening tour of one of the worlds oldest and most enigmatic cities. Destroyed and rebuilt countless times over 5000 years, Jerusalems enduring appeal remains a mystery. What made it so important to so many different cultures? How did it become the center of the world for three major religions? Why does it still matter to us?

Director: Daniel Ferguson

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Jewtopia

Two childhood friends from very different families reunite as adults when one asks the other to help him pretend to be Jewish so he can woo a beautiful woman… who happens to be a rabbi’s daughter. Cultures collide in this outrageous all-star comedy from the creators of the original hit international play seen by millions.

Director: Bryan Fogel
Cast: Ivan Sergei, Joel David Moore, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Tom Arnold, Jon Lovitz, Wendie Malick, Nicollette Sheridan, Peter Stormare, Rita Wilson

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My Lucky Star

A lively romantic comedy containing elements of mistaken identity and an international crime caper that takes our star, Zhang Ziyi, on a glamorous adventure from Beijing to Singapore, Hong Kong and Macau.

Director: Dennie Gordon
Cast: Zhang Ziyi, Wang Leehom, Terri Kwan, Jack Kao, Zheng Kai, Yao Chen, Ruby Lin, Ada Choi

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The Short Game

THE SHORT GAME follows the lives of eight of the best 7-year-old golfers in the world as they train for and compete in the World Championships of Junior Golf. The annual tournament held at golfing mecca Pinehurst, North Carolina, brings in 1500 young golfers from 54 different countries and determines who will be crowned golf’s next phenom. In its course, the eight stories entwine to form a fascinating and often funny portrait of a group of very young athletes and their families, in which the narrow-focused, peculiar and highly competitive junior golf subculture becomes both a window into contemporary global society and an inspiring reflection of the human condition.

Director: Josh Greenbaum

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A Single Shot

David M. Rosenthal’s white-knuckle thriller starts with a bang: a single shot, aimed at a lone deer, that hits and kills a young woman. The hunter, John Moon (Sam Rockwell, SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS), watches her die before discovering a box of money near her body. In a desperate panic, he takes the cash — hiring a low-rent lawyer (William H. Macy, FARGO) to fight his wife’s (Kelly Reilly, FLIGHT) divorce suit — and attempts to cover up the killing. But when he discovers that the money belonged to a group of hardened criminals, the hunter becomes the hunted in this tense cat-and-mouse struggle in the backwoods of West Virginia.

Director: David M. Rosenthal
Cast: Sam Rockwell, William H. Macy, Jeffery Wright, Jason Isaacs, Kelly Reilly

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Thanks for Sharing

From Academy Award®-nominated screenwriter and first-time director Stuart Blumberg (THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT), THANKS FOR SHARING is a sharply comic and deeply moving look at a new kind of modern family, as a group of friends in recovery learns to face life together with heart, humor and humility. Academy Award-nominee Mark Ruffalo, Academy Award-winner Tim Robbins and Broadway star Josh Gad (“The Book of Mormon”) anchor a stellar ensemble that includes Academy Award-winner Gwyneth Paltrow and pop star Alecia Moore (“Get the Party Started”) in her first film role.

Director: Stuart Blumberg
Cast: Gwyneth Paltrow, Mark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins, Josh Gad, Alecia Moore

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Zaytoun

In 1982, amid the Lebanese Civil War, Israeli pilot Yoni (Stephen Dorff) is shot down over Beirut and is taken prisoner by inhabitants of a Palestinian refugee camp. Among the captors is ten-year-old Fahed, whose father obsessively tends to his prized, but sickly olive tree, refusing to replant it until they return to their ancestral land. Despite his deep-rooted hatred for Yoni, Fahed realizes he can use him to get past the border and into “Palestine” to plant his father’s olive tree. The two embark on a harrowing and dangerous journey—one that tests the very boundaries of humanity. ZAYTOUN is a story of survival, reconciliation and friendship.

Director: Eran Riklis
Cast: Stephen Dorff, Abdallah El Akal, Ali Suliman

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IP Man: The Final Fight

In postwar Hong Kong, legendary Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man (Anthony Wong) is reluctantly called into action once more, when what begin as simple challenges from rival kung fu styles soon draw him into the dark and dangerous underworld of the Triads.

Director: Herman Yau
Cast: Anthony Wong, Eric Tsang, Gillian Chung

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