December 2012

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1.
Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
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Alice fights alongside a resistance movement to regain her freedom from an Umbrella Corporation testing facility. (96 mins.)
“ 5/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
2.
ParaNorman (2012)
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A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse. (92 mins.)
“ 5/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
3.
Valley of the Sun (2011)
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A disenfranchised adult film star, is forced to live with his parents in an Arizona retirement community, where he discovers his place in life. (103 mins.)
Director: Stokes McIntyre
“ 6/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
4.
The Petrified Forest (1936)
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A waitress, a hobo and a bank robber get mixed up at a lonely diner in the desert. (82 mins.)
Director: Archie L. Mayo
“ 7/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
5.
Storage 24 (2012)
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In London, a military plane crashes leaving its highly classified contents strewn across the city. Completely unaware that the city is in lockdown, a group of people become trapped inside a storage facility with a highly unwelcome guest. (87 mins.)
“ 5/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
6.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
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An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world. (102 mins.)
Director: Stephen Chbosky
“ 6/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
7.
House at the End of the Street (2012)
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After moving with her mother to a small town, a teenager finds that an accident happened in the house at the end of the street. Things get more complicated when she befriends a boy who was the only survivor of the accident. (101 mins.)
Director: Mark Tonderai
“ 5/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
8.
Planet of the Vampires (1965)
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After landing on a mysterious planet, a team of astronauts begin to turn on each other, swayed by the uncertain influence of the planet and its strange inhabitants. (88 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
“ 5/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
9.
Into the Wild (2007)
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After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life. (148 mins.)
Director: Sean Penn
“ 7/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
10.
Gorgo (1961)
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Greedy sailors capture a giant lizard off the coast of Ireland and sell it to a London circus. Then its mother shows up. (78 mins.)
Director: Eugene Lourie
“ 5/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
11.
Mothra (1961)
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Shipwreck survivors are found on Beiru Island (Infanto tô), which was previously used for atomic tests... (101 mins.)
Director: Ishirô Honda
“ 6/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
12.
42nd Street (1933)
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A director puts on what may be his last Broadway show and, at the last moment, a naive newcomer has to replace the star. (89 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ 7/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
13.
Kon-Tiki (2012)
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Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal's epic 4,300-mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsawood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times. (118 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
14.
Kon-Tiki (1950 Documentary)
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A documentary about the Kon-Tiki expedition of the Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl. (77 mins.)
Director: Thor Heyerdahl
“ 7/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
15.
All About Eve (1950)
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An ingenue insinuates herself into the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends. (138 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
16.
Dark Victory (1939)
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A young socialite is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, and must decide whether or not she'll meet her final days with dignity. (104 mins.)
Director: Edmund Goulding
“ 8/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
17.
In the Realms of the Unreal (2004 Documentary)
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A documentary on Henry Darger, visionary artist, janitor, and novelist. (81 mins.)
Director: Jessica Yu
“ 9/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
18.
Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles (2011 Documentary)
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An urban mystery unfurls as one man pieces together the surreal meaning of hundreds of cryptic tiled messages that have been appearing in city streets across the U.S. and South America. (86 mins.)
Director: Jon Foy
“ 9/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
19.
Monster Road (2004 Documentary)
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Monster Road explores the wildly fantastic worlds of legendary underground clay animator Bruce Bickford... (80 mins.)
Director: Brett Ingram
“ 8/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
20.
A Man Named Pearl (2006 Documentary)
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A Man Named Pearl tells the inspiring story of self-taught topiary artist Pearl Fryar. It offers a message... (78 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
21.
Rivers and Tides: Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time (2001 Documentary)
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Portrait of Andy Goldsworthy, an artist whose specialty is ephemeral sculptures made from elements of nature. (90 mins.)
“ 9/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
22.
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
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A former child star torments her paraplegic sister in their decaying Hollywood mansion. (134 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
“ 9/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
23.
Marked Woman (1937)
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A crusading DA persuades a clip joint "party girl" to testify against her mobster boss after her innocent sister is accidentally murdered during one of his unsavory "parties". (96 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ 6/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
24.
Of Human Bondage (1934)
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A young man finds himself attracted to a cold and unfeeling waitress who may ultimately destroy them both. (83 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
“ 7/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
25.
Mildred Pierce (1945)
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A hard-working mother inches towards disaster as she divorces her husband and starts a successful restaurant business to support her spoiled daughter. (111 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ 6/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
26.
Butter (2011)
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In Iowa, an adopted girl discovers her talent for butter carving and finds herself pitted against an ambitious local woman in their town's annual contest. (90 mins.)
Director: Jim Field Smith
“ 5/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
27.
Sabrina (1954)
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A playboy becomes interested in the daughter of his family's chauffeur, but it's his more serious brother who would be the better man for her. (113 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ 7/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
28.
Saving Grace (2000)
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A small-town English widow, facing financial troubles after her husband's suicide, turns to agriculture of an illegal kind. (93 mins.)
Director: Nigel Cole
“ 6/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
29.
Hit and Run (2012)
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Former getaway driver Charlie Bronson jeopardizes his Witness Protection Plan identity in order to help his girlfriend get to Los Angeles. The feds and Charlie's former gang chase them on the road. (100 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
30.
Lights Out (2010)
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March 1992, in a small town in the suburbs of Paris. During an alcohol fueled party, teenagers discover a body hidden in the bushes of a forest... (87 mins.)
Director: Fabrice Gobert
“ 5/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
31.
Dark Passage (1947)
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A man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison and works with a woman to try and prove his innocence. (106 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
“ 6/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
32.
Livid (2011)
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The suggestion of a big treasure hidden somewhere inside Mrs Jessel's once renowned classical dance academy will become an irresistible lure to a fiendish trap for Lucie and her friends. (92 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
33.
The Blue Dahlia (1946)
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An ex-bomber pilot is suspected of murdering his unfaithful wife. (96 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
“ 6/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
34.
Frankenweenie (2012)
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Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences. (87 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ 5/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
35.
Ziegfeld Girl (1941)
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Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful... (132 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
36.
The Angels' Share (2012)
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Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives. (101 mins.)
Director: Ken Loach
“ 5/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
37.
10 Years (2011)
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The night before their high school reunion, a group of friends realize they still haven't quite grown up in some ways. (100 mins.)
Director: Jamie Linden
“ 7/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
38.
Easy Money II: Hard to Kill (2012)
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JW (Joel Kinnaman, Robocop, The Killing), the promising business student who became an organized coke smuggler in Easy Money... (99 mins.)
Director: Babak Najafi
“ 4/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
39.
Happythankyoumoreplease (2010)
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Captures a generational moment - young people on the cusp of truly growing up, tiring of their reflexive cynicism, each in their own ways struggling to connect and define what it means to love and be loved. (100 mins.)
Director: Josh Radnor
“ 5/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
40.
Peep World (2010)
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Four siblings implode after the release of a book written about them. (79 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
41.
The Kids Are All Right (2010)
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Two children conceived by artificial insemination bring their biological father into their non-traditional family life. (106 mins.)
Director: Lisa Cholodenko
“ 7/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
42.
Your Sister's Sister (2011)
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Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family's island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack's drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris' sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days. (90 mins.)
Director: Lynn Shelton
“ 6/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason
 
43.
Liberal Arts (2012)
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When 30-something Jesse returns to his alma mater for a professor's retirement party, he falls for Zibby, a college student, and is faced with a powerful attraction that springs up between them. (97 mins.)
Director: Josh Radnor
“ 3/10 ” - all-the-rest-is-treason