Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 48% (Critics) 61% (Audience) Directed By: Alan Ball Written By: Alan Ball Starring: Summer Bishil, Aaron Eckhart, Toni Collette Studio: Warner Independent
Synopsis:Towelhead is a pitch black comedy that follows several months in the life of Jasira, a 13-year old Arab-American girl, as she begins to blossom into womanhood. We are taken along for the ride as Jasira experiences the confusing and petrifying road to sexual awakening while under the ever watchful eye of her overly strict father and the lecherous eye of her unhappily married neighbor.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 90% (Critics) 74% (Audience) Directed By: Joe Cornish Written By: Joe Cornish Starring: John Boyega, Jodie Whittaker and Alex Esmail Studio: Screen Gems
Synopsis:ATTACK THE BLOCK is an “aliens attack” movie with a twist. In the movie a teenage gang does battle with an army of alien monsters in their London housing estate. The gang is forced to team up with their most recent mugging victim in order to survive the alien attack and protect their turf.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 15% (Critics) 25% (Audience) Directed By: David R. Ellis Written By: Will Hayes and Jesse Studenberg Starring: Sara Paxton, Dustin Milligan and Chris Carmack Studio: Relativity Media
Synopsis: The gist of the story is a bunch of college friends head off to a weekend getaway at one of the friends lake house. Once at the lake house the friends discover that they are surrounded by a lake full of sharks put there by a bunch of crazy local hillbillies.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 57% (Critics) 59% (Audience) Directed By: Kevin Smith Written By: Kevin Smith Starring: Michael Parks, Melissa Leo and John Goodman Studio: SModcast Pictures
Synopsis:RED STATE is Kevin Smith‘s take on horror with the focus of the movie being a fundamentalist religious church (inspired by the real life religious groups like The Westboro Baptist Church) and the extreme measures the church takes when dealing with those they consider to be sinners. Read More
Synopsis: This episode kicks off the second half of the sixth season of the Doctor Who series that was relaunched in 2005. The show left off earlier this year with The Doctor and his married companions Amy and Rory discovering that their comrade-in-arms, (the very much adult) River Song, is in fact Amy and Rory’s daughter. Long story short…River was kidnapped soon after her birth by the Doctor-hating religious cabal known as The Silence and the Doctor has vowed to rescue little Melody Pond from their evil clutches if its the last thing he does.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 85% (Critics) 84% (Audience) Directed By: Eli Craig Written By: Eli Craig and Morgan Jurgenson Starring: Tyler Labine, Alan Tudyk and Katrina Bowden Studio: Magnet/Magnolia Pictures
Synopsis:TUCKER & DALE VS EVIL is the tale of two hillbilly BFF’s, Tucker and Dale (Alan Tudyk and Tyler Labine) who are setting out to spend some quality time at their recently purchased cabin in the woods when they have the misfortune of running into a group of college kids heading to those same woods for a weekend getaway. A series of misunderstandings leads the college kids to assume that Tucker and Dale are a couple of Deliverance style crazy serial killers who have kidnapped one of their friends, Allison (Katrina Bowden). From there things get progressively crazier as the college kids begin to accidentally kill themselves in their attempts to “rescue” Allison from the two unsuspecting rednecks.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 23% (Critics) 34% (Audience) Director: Marcus Nispel Writers: Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer, Sean Hood Starring: Jason Momoa, Ron Perlman and Rose McGowan Studio: Lionsgate
Synopsis:CONAN THE BARBARIAN is the slick remake of the far grittier (and better) 1982 version that made Arnold Schwarzenegger a star. In this updated tale the Cimmerian warrior embarks on a quest to protect a virgin priestess and exact revenge for the murder of his father.