Summer 2013 Favorites

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1.
Bachelorette (2012)
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Three friends are asked to be bridesmaids at a wedding of a woman they used to ridicule back in high school. (87 mins.)
Director: Leslye Headland
 
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Hick (2011)
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A Nebraska teen gets more than she bargained for when she sets out for the bright lights of Las Vegas. (99 mins.)
Director: Derick Martini
 
3.
Tonight You're Mine (2011)
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Two feuding rock stars get handcuffed together for 24 hours at a music festival where they are both due to perform. (80 mins.)
Director: David Mackenzie
 
4.
Blue Like Jazz (2012)
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Don, a nineteen-year-old sophomore at a Texas junior college, tries to escape his Bible Belt upbringing for life in the Pacific Northwest at the most godless campus in America. (108 mins.)
Director: Steve Taylor
 
5.
Cheerful Weather for the Wedding (2012)
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A young woman frets upstairs in her family's country manor on her wedding day, fearful she's about to marry the wrong man. Downstairs, both her fiancé and her former lover grow increasingly anxious. (89 mins.)
Director: Donald Rice
 
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Tales of the Night (2011)
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Tales of the Night weaves together six exotic fables each unfolding in a unique locale, from Tibet, to medieval Europe, to the Land of the Dead. From the imagination of internationally renowned animator Michel Ocelot. (84 mins.)
Director: Michel Ocelot
 
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All the Days Before Tomorrow (2007)
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In this quirky episodic tale about a friendship that's almost something more, Wes and Alison are pals who ought to be lovers... (100 mins.)
 
8.
Bad Kids Go to Hell (2012)
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On a stormy Saturday afternoon, six students from Crestview Academy begin to meet horrible fates as they serve out their detentions. Is a fellow student to blame, or perhaps Crestview's alleged ghosts are behind the terrible acts? (91 mins.)
 
9.
Daydream Nation (2010)
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A city girl who moves to a small town and becomes entangled in a love triangle between her high school teacher and a stoner classmate. (98 mins.)
 
10.
Little Birds (2011)
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Lily and Alison face a life-changing event after they leave their Salton Sea home and follow the boys they meet back to Los Angeles. (94 mins.)
Director: Elgin James
 
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Dirty Girl (2010)
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It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes. (90 mins.)
Director: Abe Sylvia
 
12.
Kaboom (2010)
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A sci-fi story centered on the sexual awakening of a group of college students. (86 mins.)
Director: Gregg Araki
 
13.
Peter & the Wolf (2006 Short Film)
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An animated retelling set to Prokofiev's suite. Peter is a slight lad, solitary, locked out of the woods by his protective grandfather... (32 mins.)
Director: Suzie Templeton
 
14.
Clue (1985)
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Six guests are invited to a strange house and must cooperate with the staff to solve a murder mystery. (94 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Lynn
 
15.
Heathers (1988)
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In order to get out of the snobby clique that is destroying her good-girl reputation, an intelligent teen teams up with a dark sociopath in a plot to kill the cool kids. (103 mins.)
Director: Michael Lehmann
 
16.
Hugo (2011)
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In Paris in 1931, an orphan named Hugo Cabret who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton. (126 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
17.
Stake Land (2010)
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Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster... (98 mins.)
Director: Jim Mickle
 
18.
Strictly Ballroom (1992)
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A maverick dancer risks his career by performing an unusual routine and sets out to succeed with a new partner. (94 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
 
19.
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
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A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets. (127 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
 
20.
Australia (2008)
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Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand. (165 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
 
21.
Romeo + Juliet (1996)
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Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue. (120 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
 
22.
Apart (2011)
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Linked by a rare psychological disorder, Noah Greene and Emily Gates must uncover the mystery of a tragic past in order to find hope for the future. (85 mins.)
 
23.
Cracks (2009)
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A look at the lives and relationships among girls at an elite boarding school. (104 mins.)
Director: Jordan Scott
 
24.
To Get Her (2011)
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Five teenage girls with a shared secret get together for a weekend of "No Consequences." The sex, drugs and rock n'roll they intend pale in comparison to the more dangerous path they find themselves on. (86 mins.)
Director: Erica Dunton
 
25.
Melancholia (2011)
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Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth. (135 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
 
26.
Womb (2010)
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A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her dead beloved. From his infancy to manhood, she faces the unavoidable complexities of her controversial decision. (111 mins.)