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White House Down

Channing Tatum stars as Cale and Jamie Foxx stars as President Sawyer in WHITE HOUSE DOWN, a film directed by Roland Emmerich. Picture copyright: © 2012 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Byzantium

Byzantium (limited release on Friday, June 28th):

Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret. They were born 200 years ago and survive on human blood. As knowledge of their secret spreads, their past catches up...

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Details on Films Opened Week of Friday, June 28th

The Heat

The Heat (wide release):

FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock) -- the Fed -- and Boston cop Shannon Mullins (Melissa McCarthy) -- the Fuzz -- couldn't be more incompatible. But when they join forces to bring down a ruthless drug lord, they become the last thing anyone expected: buddies.

From DGA Award winner and Emmy® nominee Paul Feig, the director of Bridesmaids (worldwide theatrical gross: almost...

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White House Down

White House Down (wide release):

In Columbia Pictures' White House Down, Capitol Policeman John Cale (Channing Tatum) has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer (Jamie Foxx). Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation's...

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Byzantium

Byzantium (limited release):

Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret. They were born 200 years ago and survive on human blood. As knowledge of their secret spreads, their past catches up on them with deathly consequence.

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Copperhead

Copperhead (limited release):

Copperhead is unlike any Civil War movie to date. It is a film of the war at home -- of a family ripped apart by war, of fathers set against sons and daughters, of a community driven to an appalling act of vengeance against a man who insists on exercising his right to free speech during wartime. A story of the violent passions and burning feuds that set ablaze the home front during the Civil War...

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Detention of the Dead

Detention of the Dead (limited release):

Comedy and Horror unite in this "The Breakfast Club" meets "Shaun of the Dead" tale about a group of oddball high school students who find themselves trapped in detention with their classmates having turned into a horde of Zombies. Can they put their differences aside and work together to survive the night? Fat chance! This is High School after all.

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Ghanchakkar

Ghanchakkar (limited release):

Ghanchakkar stars Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi in a crazy, quirky roller-coaster suspense ride that will surprise, shock and entertain you at every turn.

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Homegoings

Homegoings (limited release):

Isaiah Owens is the quintessential self-made man. The son of a sharecropper, he grew up among people who made their living picking cotton. When a loved one died, he says, relatives "would sign a promissory note that when the cotton is ready this year, that they would come back and pay. The black funeral director wound up being a friend, somebody in the community that was stable...

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How to Make Money Selling Drugs

How to Make Money Selling Drugs (limited release):

A shockingly candid examination of how a street dealer can rise to cartel lord with relative ease, How to Make Money Selling Drugs is an insider's guide to the violent but extremely lucrative drug industry. Told from the perspective of former drug dealers, and featuring interviews with rights advocates Russell Simmons, Susan Sarandon, and David Simon (creator of "The...

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I'm So Excited!

I'm So Excited! (limited release):

A very varied group of people are in a precarious situation aboard a plane flying to Mexico City.

A technical failure (a kind of justifiable negligence, even though it sounds contradictory, but that's what human actions are) has endangered the lives of the passengers on Peninsula Flight 2549. The pilots, hardened, experienced professionals are striving, along with their colleagues in the Control...

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Laurence Anyways

Laurence Anyways (limited release):

Laurence Anyways tells the story of an impossible love between Frederique and her long-term boyfriend Laurence, a man who reveals his inner desire to become his true self: a woman. Set during the late 1980s and early 1990s, the story spans a decade, chronicling the doomed love of Fred and Laurence, as well as the trials and tribulations that they face.

The film begins by introducing Laurence...

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Magic Camp

Magic Camp (limited release):

To escape the pressures of growing up, magic-obsessed kids congregate at the one place they can be themselves. They want to prove their worth on the same stage where superstar magicians like Blaine and Copperfield once performed. But to get there, they need to learn more than sleight of hand and tricks of the trade. They have to find the magic inside.

The new award-winning docu...

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Museum Hours

Museum Hours (limited release):

Acclaimed filmmaker Jem Cohen's new feature, Museum Hours, is a mesmerizing tale of two adrift strangers who find refuge in Vienna's grand Kunsthistorisches Art Museum. Johann, a museum guard, spends his days silently observing both the art and the visitors. Anne, suddenly called to Vienna from overseas, has been wandering the city in a state of limbo. A chance meeting sparks a deepening...

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100 Bloody Acres

100 Bloody Acres (limited release):

In 100 Bloody Acres, brothers Reg and Lindsay Morgan are struggling to keep their organic blood and bone fertilizer business in motion. Their secret "recipe" for success (using dead car crash victims in their product) was a huge boon to business, but lately supply has been gravely low. Months have passed since their last find, and an important new customer is now waiting on a delivery...

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Redemption

Redemption (limited release):

Notorious badass Jason Statham stars as an ex-Special Forces soldier who returns to London a damaged man, struggling to find justice in a world saturated with violence in this gritty, explosive story about London's criminal underworld written and directed by Academy Award nominee Steven Knight.

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The Secret Disco Revolution

The Secret Disco Revolution (limited release):

The disco era, long dismissed as a time of hedonistic excess, has been gravely misunderstood. Revisionist historians now argue the era was in fact an important time of protest: liberating gays, blacks and women.

The Secret Disco Revolution juxtaposes disco revisionists against revealing new interviews with the era's biggest stars: The Village People, Gloria Gaynor, Kool and the Gang... A gold...

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Some Girl(s)

Some Girl(s) (limited release):

Based on his play by the same name, Neil LaBute's script follows a successful writer (Adam Brody) who, on the eve of his wedding, travels across the country to meet up with ex-lovers in an attempt to make amends for past relationship transgressions. Crisscrossing from Seattle to Boston, he reunites with high school sweetheart SAM (Jennifer Morrison), sexually free-spirited TYLER (Mia...

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Details on DVD/Blu-ray Releases, Tuesday, July 2nd

The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu

The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu (limited release):

During the summary trial that he and his wife were submitted to, Nicolae Ceausescu is reviewing his long reign in power: 1965-1989. It is an historical tableau that in its scope resembles American film frescos such as those dedicated to the Vietnam War.

 
Blood Runs Cold

Blood Runs Cold (limited release):

In the dead of winter, Winona, a successful musician, looking to relax and find creative inspiration, returns to her hometown to stay in a cabin rented by her manager. When she arrives, she coincidentally runs into her old boyfriend and some friends. Continuing their reunion at the cabin, the house guests quickly discover that they are not alone. Blood Runs Cold is a frostbitten slasher that turns...

 
56 Up

56 Up (limited release):

Offering an extraordinary look at the unfolding of lives, The UP Series has been called "an inspired, almost noble use of the film medium" by renowned film critic Roger Ebert.

In 1964, acclaimed filmmaker Michael Apted began his career as a researcher on a new experimental series for Granada TV called Seven UP, which explored the Jesuit maxim "Give me the child until he is seven and I will give you the ...

 
The Girl

The Girl (limited release):

For two years Ashley Colton, a rough, ragged beauty in her mid-twenties, has walked a tightrope, trying to prove that she is fit to be a mother and regain custody of her son. She has survived on a series of minimum wage jobs and endured the probing scrutiny of home visits from Social Services. Cynical and embittered, she is convinced her son was taken because she is poor, and she carries a class rage...

 
Herman's House

Herman's House (limited release):

In 1972, New Orleans native Herman Joshua Wallace (b. 1941) was serving a 25-year sentence for bank robbery when he was accused of murdering an Angola Prison guard and thrown into solitary confinement. Many believed him wrongfully convicted. Appeals were made but Herman remained in jail and--to increasingly widespread outrage--in solitary.

Years passed with one day much...

 
Inescapable

Inescapable (limited release):

It is January, 2011, before the Arab Spring begins to take hold in Syria.

Adib Abdel Kareem (Siddig) had made the perfect life for himself in Toronto: beautiful wife, two grown daughters, great job. He is a confident man, at ease in any setting - his Syrian background betrayed only by a slight accent and his daughters' names, Muna and Leila. Adib is a man who has successfully built a life from ...

 
Least Among Saints

Least Among Saints (limited release):

Writer, director and actor Martin Papazian's debut film LEAST AMONG SAINTS movingly illustrates a man's hard-fought road towards reconciling with his better self. Coming home to a broken marriage and uncertain future, veteran Anthony Hayward (Papazian) thinks he's at the end of his rope. But when his troubled ten year-old neighbor, Wade (Tristan Lake Leabu), calls out for help...

 
6 Souls

6 Souls (limited release):

Julianne Moore stars in this haunting thriller about a psychiatrist who finds herself in grave danger as she unravels a mystery involving a patient with multiple personalities.

 
Tai Chi Hero

Tai Chi Hero (limited release):

Lu Chan (Jayden Yuan) is still trying to find his place in Chen Village, the legendary town where everyone is a martial arts master...and Chen-style Tai Chi is forbidden to outsiders. But since he helped save the town from a frightening steam-powered machine, Yuniang (Angelababy), beautiful daughter of Grandmaster Chen (Tony Leung Ka-Fai), agrees to marry Lu Chan and bring him into the family. It's ...

 
Venus and Serena

Venus and Serena (limited release):

Venus and Serena takes an unfiltered look into the remarkable lives of the greatest sister-act professional tennis has ever seen. In a sport where they were not welcomed, the indomitable Williams sisters faced the opposition with grace and courage not only breaking new ground for female and African American athletes everywhere, but dominating the women's game for over a decade. The film tells the...

 

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