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Captain Phillips

Columbia Pictures' CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, starring Tom Hanks and directed by Paul Greengrass; also starring Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman, Faysal Ahmed, Mahat M. Ali, Michael Chernus Corey Johnson and David Warshofsky.

Now Playing: Symphony of the Soil

Symphony of the Soil

Symphony of the Soil (limited release on Friday, October 11th):

Deborah Koons Garcia is best known for her 2004 film, THE FUTURE OF FOOD, which premiered theatrically at Film Forum in New York City. It continues to screen all over the world in theaters and film festivals, at food and farming conferences and community screenings. THE FUTURE OF FOOD brought the issues of genetically engineered crops...

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Now Playing: The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete

The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete

The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (limited release on Friday, October 11th):

From Codeblack Films and Lionsgate. During a sweltering summer in New York City, 13-year-old Mister's (Brooks) hard-living mother (Hudson) is apprehended by the police, leaving the boy and nine-year-old Pete (Dizon) alone to forage for food while dodging child protective services and the destructive scenarios of the Brooklyn...

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Details on Films Opened Week of Friday, Oct. 11th

Captain Phillips

Captain Phillips (wide release):

Captain Phillips is a multi-layered examination of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates. It is -- through director Paul Greengrass's distinctive lens -- simultaneously a pulse-pounding thriller, and a complex portrait of the myriad effects of globalization. The film focuses on the relationship between the Alabama's commanding officer, Captain Richard Phi...

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Machete Kills

Machete Kills (wide release):

MACHETE KILLS is an action-packed thrill ride about the adventures of legendary secret agent Machete Cortez (Danny Trejo). In his latest mission, Machete is recruited by the U.S. President (Carlos Estevez) to stop a crazed global terrorist (Mel Gibson) from starting a nuclear war. With a bounty on his head, Machete faces death at every turn from an all-star cast of deadly assassins. Breaking all the rules, vis...

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Cooper & Hemingway: The True Gen

Cooper & Hemingway: The True Gen (limited release):

On paper, the friendship between these two celebrated American icons would seem to have been impossible. But Coop and "papa" became the best of friends, right up until their deaths several weeks apart in 1961.

Today, 50 years after their deaths, the intriguing and at times contentious friends which roamed from Idaho and New York to Cuba and Paris -- resonates on fascinating...

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The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete

The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (limited release):

From Codeblack Films and Lionsgate. During a sweltering summer in New York City, 13-year-old Mister's (Brooks) hard-living mother (Hudson) is apprehended by the police, leaving the boy and nine-year-old Pete (Dizon) alone to forage for food while dodging child protective services and the destructive scenarios of the Brooklyn projects. Faced with more than any child...

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Symphony of the Soil

Symphony of the Soil (limited release):

Deborah Koons Garcia is best known for her 2004 film, THE FUTURE OF FOOD, which premiered theatrically at Film Forum in New York City. It continues to screen all over the world in theaters and film festivals, at food and farming conferences and community screenings. THE FUTURE OF FOOD brought the issues of genetically engineered crops and the corporate control of our food supply to...

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Details on DVD/Blu-ray Releases, Tuesday, Oct. 15th

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 $300...

 
Pacific Rim

Pacific Rim (wide release):

When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. But even the Jaegers are proving...

 
Chennai Express

Chennai Express (limited release):

Chennai Express is a story of Rahul (Shah Rukh Khan) who embarks on a journey to a small town in Tamil Nadu, only to fulfill the last wish of his grandfather to have his ashes immersed in the Holy water of Rameshwaram. En route, he meets a South Indian girl (Deepika Padukone) hailing from a unique family down South. As they find love through this journey in the exuberant lands of South India...

 
Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla

Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla (limited release):

On May 5th, 1862, a few thousand Mexican soldiers put their lives on the line against the world's largest and most powerful army in one legendary battle for freedom and for Mexico.

Cinco de Mayo, La Batalla chronicles the story of Mexico's Battle of Puebla, the most important battle in Mexico's history. When the unbeatable French army invades Mexico to set up a monarchy, General Ign...

 
The Colony

The Colony (limited release):

Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.

Directed by Jeff Renfroe, THE COLONY is the first film ever to be shot inside the former NORAD base buried 60 stories below the earth!

 
Drug War

Drug War (limited release):

Manufacturing just fifty grams of meth in China will earn you a death sentence. Timmy Choi (Louis Koo) has manufactured tons, and after a violent lab accident, he's in the custody of Captain Zhang (Sun Honglei). Now, he has only one chance to avoid execution: turn informant and help Zhang's undercover team take down the powerful cartel he's been cooking for. But as the uneasy allies rush to execute...

 
A Hijacking

A Hijacking (limited release):

The cargo ship MV Rozen is heading for harbour when it is hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. Amongst the men on board are the ship's cook Mikkel (Pilou Asbaek) and the engineer Jan (Roland Moller), who along with the rest of the seamen are taken hostage in a cynical game of life and death. With the demand for a ransom of millions of dollars a psychological drama unfolds between the CEO of...

 
Jug Face

Jug Face (limited release):

Jug Face tells the story of a pregnant teen trying to escape a backwoods community when she discovers that she may be sacrificed to a creature in a pit. The entity in the pit requires a life for keeping the community safe. The face of the person to be sacrificed is crafted onto a ceramic jug. When ignored, the entity unleashes an evil onto the community. Now no one is safe as tragedy befalls each member ...

 
Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain

Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain (limited release):

From Summit Entertainment, KEVIN HART: LET ME EXPLAIN captures the laughter, energy and mayhem from Hart's 2012 "Let Me Explain" concert tour, which spanned 10 countries and 80 cities, and generated over $32 million in ticket sales.

 
Maniac

Maniac (limited release):

Frank is the withdrawn owner of a mannequin store, but his life changes when young artist Anna appears asking for his help with her new exhibition. As their friendship develops and Frank's obsession escalates, it becomes clear that she has unleashed a long-repressed compulsion to stalk and kill.

A 21st century Jack the Ripper set in present-day L.A., MANIAC is a re-boot of the cult film considered by m...

 
Pilgrim Song

Pilgrim Song (limited release):

Seeking escape from his stalled relationship and unhappy place in the world, James, a recently pink-slipped music teacher, sets out to hike Kentucky's arduous Sheltowee Trace Trail. Ignoring his girlfriend Joan's plea to stay in Louisville and look for work, James sets out on his two-month journey in hopes of discovering the source of his restless dissatisfaction.

For a time, the lush but...

 
Plush

Plush (limited release):

After losing her band mate and brother to a drug overdose, rising rock star Hayley finds herself in a downward spiral. The new album from her band Plush is received as a critical and commercial disaster. She finds new hope and friendship in Enzo, the replacement guitarist who inspires her to reach new creative heights.

But soon their collaboration crosses the line and Hayley, who is married with two chi...

 
Shuddh Desi Romance

Shuddh Desi Romance (limited release):

Does what starts physical always turn into love? And what reaches love, always turn into commitment? How do you figure out? From the director of "Band Baaja Baaraat" and the writer of "Chak De! India," comes a fresh and very real love story about the hair-raising minefield between love, attraction and commitment -- SHUDDH DESI ROMANCE -- finally, a romantic comedy that tells it like it is.

 
Strongman

Strongman (limited release):

STRONGMAN is a cinema verite documentary about Stanless Steel, The Strongest Man in the World at Bending Steel and Metal.

Told with the kind of intimacy that can only be achieved with years of filming, STRONGMAN follows the dreams and heartbreaking humanity of Stanless Steel--the only man alive who can bend a penny with his fingers--as he struggles to gain control of a world...

 
Wild Style

Wild Style (limited release):

WILD STYLE follows the exploits of maverick tagger Zoro (real life graffiti artist Lee Quinones), whose work attracts the attention of an East Village art fancier (Patti Astor) who commissions him to paint the stage for a giant Rapper's Convention. A documentation of the earliest days of hip-hop in the boroughs of New York, everything in WILD STYLE is authentic - the story, style, characters, and most ...

 

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