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Released Friday, June 8, 2012
               VIEWER SCORE                                             CRITIC SCORE
                          60%                                                                      62%
                   (39 votes)                                                        (6 reviews)
Ridley Scott, director of ‘Alien’ and ‘Blade Runner,’ returns to the genre he helped define. With ‘Prometheus,’ he creates a groundbreaking mythology, in which a team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
MPAA Rating:
R for sci-fi violence including some intense images, and brief language.
Genre(s):       Science Fiction
Run Time:       124min.
Theatrical Release Date:       06/08/2012
Status:       In Theaters
Distributor(s):       Twentieth Century Fox, 20th Century Fox
Director(s):       Ridley Scott
Themes:       Robots and Androids,Space Travel
Tone:       Atmospheric,Menacing,Stylized
Keywords:       space-travel
Country of Origin:       USA (06-08-2012),USA – 3D (06-08-2012)
Language:       English
Released Friday, June 1, 2012
              VIEWER SCORE                                             CRITIC SCORE
                         74%                                                                    57%
                 (115 votes)                                                     (39 reviews)
In the epic action-adventure ‘Snow White and the Huntsman,’ Kristen Stewart (‘Twilight’) plays the only person in the land fairer than the evil queen (Oscar winner Charlize Theron) who is out to destroy her. But what the wicked ruler never imagined is that the one girl threatening her reign has been training in the art of war with a huntsman (Chris Hemsworth, ‘Thor’) who was dispatched to kill her. Sam Claflin (‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’) joins the cast as the prince long enchanted by Snow White’s beauty and power.
Genre(s):       Fantasy,Action,Epic and Historical
Run Time:       127min.
Theatrical Release Date:     06/01/2012
Status:     In Theaters
Distributor(s):      Universal
Director(s):       Rupert Sanders
Themes:       Protecting the Innocent,Curses and Spells
Tone:       Fanciful
Keywords:       mentor,protection,queen [royalty],escape
Country of Origin:       USA (06-01-2012)
Language:       English
                    VIEWER SCORE                                                 CRITIC SCORE
                                88%                                                                       36%
                         (48 votes)                                                          (16 reviews)
The Cristero War serves as the backdrop of this historical drama following a group of devoted Mexican patriots who risk their lives to defeat an oppressive regime, and defend the freedom of future generations. Andy Garcia, Oscar Isaac, Eva Longoria, and Peter O’Toole star.
Genre(s):       Drama,Epic and Historical
Theatrical Release Date:       06/01/2012
Status:       In Theaters
Distributor(s):       ARC Entertainment, Dos Corazones Films
Director(s):       Dean Wright
Themes:       Great Battles,Political Unrest
Country of Origin:       USA – Limited (06-01-2012)
Language:       English,Spanish
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80%                                                            24%

                      (4 reviews)                                              (13 reviews)
After the terror unleashed on Lake Victoria in ‘Piranha 3D’, the pre-historic school of blood thirsty piranhas are back. This time, no one is safe from the flesh eating fish as they sink their razor sharp teeth into the visitors of summer’s best attraction, The Big Wet Water Park. Christopher Lloyd (‘Back To The Future’) reprises his role as the eccentric piranha expert with survivor Paul Scheer (The League) and a partially devoured Ving Rhames (‘Pulp Fiction’) back for more fish frenzy. David Hasselhoff trades in the sandy beaches of “Baywatch” to be a celebrity lifeguard at the racy water park. Prepare for double the terror, double the action and double the D’s in this sequel.
Genre(s):       Comedy,Horror,Thriller
Run Time:       82min.
Theatrical Release Date:       06/01/2012
Status:       In Theaters
Distributor(s):       The Weinstein Company
Director(s):       John Gulager
Themes:       When Animals Attack,Terror in the Water
Tone:       Campy,Humorous,Macabre,Gruesome,Outrageous
Country of Origin:       USA (06-01-2012),USA – 3D (06-01-2012)
Language:       English
                  VIEWER SCORE                                                        CRITIC SCORE

87%                                                                              43%

                        (11 votes)                                                                 (6 reviews)
From the team that brought you ‘You Got Served’ comes a young Hip-Hop dance battle movie for a new generation of dance. ‘Battlefield America’ takes a steady look at the underbelly of the youth battle dance culture in Long Beach, California. Sean Lewis, a young, charismatic, successful businessman finds himself in the mix with a bunch of disheveled misfits Bad Boys, who have virtually no dance talent. Realizing his dilemma, Sean brings aboard a professional dance instructor to ease his responsibilities to these kids. Meanwhile, he finds himself falling for Sara, who runs the community center where the kids hangout and practice their moves. With Sean motivating them, The Bad Boys find the confidence to be contenders.
Genre(s):       Drama
Run Time:       106min.
Theatrical Release Date:       06/01/2012
Status:       In Theaters
Distributor(s):       Cinedigm
Director(s):       Christopher B. Stokes
Starring:       Marques Houston
Themes:       Dancer’s Life,Contests, Pageants and Competitions
Tone:       Passionate,Rousing
Keywords:       community,competition,dance [art],instructor
Country of Origin:      USA – Limited (06-01-2012)
Language:       English
              VIEWER SCORE                                             CRITIC SCORE

91%                                                                    31%

                   (7 votes)                                                       (16 reviews)
The day after soon-to-be valedictorian Henry Burke (Matthew Bush) takes a hit of the chronic for the first time, his school principal (Michael Chiklis) institutes a zero tolerance drug policy and administers a mandatory drug test for all students. Henry has two options: fail and lose his college scholarship, or team up with his stoner friend Breaux (Sean Marquette) to beat the system. They steal a high powered ganja from law student-turned-drug-dealer Psycho Ed (Adrien Brody) and spike the school’s bake sale brownies, getting the whole school-faculty included-completely stoned out of their minds. But with the student body getting higher and higher with every brownie, and a pissed-off Psycho Ed on their tails for stealing his stash, they must find a way to keep their half-baked plan from going up in smoke.
Genre(s):       Comedy
Run Time:       93min.
Theatrical Release Date:       06/01/2012
Status:       In Theaters
Distributor(s):        Anchor Bay
Director(s):       John Stalberg, Jr.
Themes:       High School Life,Drug/Alcohol Experimentation [k],Schemes and Ruses
Tone:       Humorous,Silly
Keywords:       drug-dealer,expulsion,high-school,marijuana,scholarship,valedictorian
Country of Origin:       USA (06-01-2012)
Language:       English
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100%                                                                  62%

                        (2 votes)                                                      (15 reviews)
French animators Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol directed this comedy-drama in which a family discovers their house pet is living a surprising double life. Zoe (voice of Oriane Zani) is a seven-year-old girl traumatized by the death of her father, a police detective who was on the trail of Victor Costa (voice of Jean Benguigui), a powerful underworld boss. Ever since the passing of her father, Zoe has been mute, and her mother Jeanne (voice of Dominique Blanc), also a detective, has been working hard to track down Costa and the killers and bring them to justice. However, it turns out a criminal is hiding right under their noses — while Zoe sleeps, her beloved pet cat Dino slips out of the house at night and serves as a companion and assistant to Nico (voice of Bruno Salomone), a suave burglar who has robbed some of the wealthiest and most elegant homes in Paris. One night, Zoe follows Dino as he spends the night on the town, and as she crosses paths with Nico, she finds herself in the clutches of a handful of ruthless gangsters. Une Vie De Chat (aka A Cat In Paris) received an Academy Award nomination in 2012 as Best Animated Feature.
Genre(s):       Comedy,Drama,Animation
Run Time:       65min.
Theatrical Release Date:       06/01/2012
Status:        In Theaters
Distributor(s):       Gebeka Films
Director(s):          Alain Gagnol , Jean-Loup Felicioli
Country of Origin:       USA – Limited (06-01-2012)
Language:        French
Wish Me Away Not Rated
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100%                                                                   65%

                         (1 vote)                                                          (6 reviews)
Filmmakers Beverly Kopf and Bobbie Birleffi offer an intimate portrait of country-music singer Chely Wright as she wrestles with the decision to come out of the closet, confront homophobia, battle religious hypocrisy, and risk her entire musical career in a bid to begin leading a healthier, more honest life.
Genre(s):       Documentary,Special Interest
Run Time:       95min.
Theatrical Release Date:       06/01/2012
Status:       In Theaters
Distributor(s):       First Run Features
Director(s):       Beverly Kopf , Bobbie Birleffi
Starring:       Chely Wright
Themes:       Musician’s Life,Questioning Sexuality
Tone:      Earnest,Intimate,Poignant,Warm
Keywords:       country-music,homophobia,social-injustice,social-issues,coming-out
Country of Origin:       USA – Limited (06-01-2012)
Language:       English
Hide Away PG-13
                      VIEWER SCORE                                                 CRITIC SCORE

80%                                                                         34%

                            (2 votes)                                                             (9 reviews)
A man takes to the water as he tries to make sense of his life in this independent drama from director Chris Eyre. A successful businessman who is struggling to come to terms with a profound personal tragedy buys a battered sailboat and gives himself over to the process of restoring it and learning how to sail. “The Young Mariner,” as he’s identified in the film (played by Josh Lucas), clearly knows little about seamanship, and is approaching the project as both therapy and self-education. At first, the Mariner keeps to himself when not busy with his ship, but in time he strikes up friendships with an aging sailor (James Cromwell) who is struggling with emotional issues of his own, the pretty waitress (Ayelet Zurer) at a local diner who is trying to shake her addiction to nicotine, and the check-out clerk (Casey LaBow) at a nearby market. But the young man spends most of his time in solitude, learning how to restore his sailboat and make it work just as he learns how to live his life again. A Year in Mooring received its world premiere at the 2011 South by Southwest Film Festival.
Genre(s):      Drama
Run Time:       83min.
Theatrical Release Date:       06/01/2012
Status:       In Theaters
Distributor(s):       MMC Joule Films
Director(s):       Chris Eyre
Starring:       Josh Lucas , Ayelet Zurer , James Cromwell , Jon Tenney , Casey LaBow
Themes:       Journey of Self-Discovery,Haunted By the Past,Starting Over
Tone:       Earnest,Intimate,Poignant,Deliberate,Understated
Keywords:       business,grief,restoration,sailboat,self-discovery,businessperson,sailor
Country of Origin:       USA – Limited (05-25-2012)
Language:       English
                VIEWER SCORE                                      CRITIC SCORE

100%                                                           28%

                       (1 vote)                                                  (4 reviews)
6 Month Rule revolves around a bachelor who follows a set of rules in order to avoid emotional attachment, the most important being: there is no woman so perfect that you can’t get over her in six months. Knowing that he will get over her allows him to dismiss relationships easily and without regret… Until he meets a girl who changes everything.
Genre(s):       Comedy,Drama
Run Time:       99min.
Theatrical Release Date:       06/01/2012
Status:       In Theaters
Distributor(s):       Abramorama
Director(s):       Blayne Weaver
Themes:       Playing the Field
Tone:       Irreverent,Sentimental,Wry
Keywords:       bachelor,playboy,relationship
Country of Origin:       USA – Limited (06-01-2012)
Language:        English
Released Wednesday, May 30, 2012
5 Broken Cameras Not Rated
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100%                                                                                    75%

                                (1 vote)                                                                          (8 reviews)
A Palestinian farmer who purchased a video camera to document the birth of his fourth son begins using it to record the struggle between his people and Israeli settlers, and continues to buy a new camera each time his old one is damaged in the fray. The year was 2005. Bil’in family man Emad Burnat was celebrating the birth of his fourth son Gibreel when the settlers began erecting a massive separation barrier in their village. Over the course of the next two years, Burnat alternated between documenting his son’s development, and turning his camera on the peaceful protests over the controversial barrier. As the tensions swell, Burnat finds himself having to replace broken cameras with alarming frequency. This is the story of each of Burnat’s cameras, and the images they captured as his friends, family, and loved ones wage a valiant struggle against a grave injustice.
Genre(s):    Documentary,Special Interest
Run Time:       90min.
Theatrical Release Date:       05/30/2012
Status:      In Theaters
Distributor(s):      Kino Lorber Films
Director(s):       Guy Davidi , Emad Burnat
Country of Origin:       USA – Limited (05-30-2012)
Language:      Arabic,Hebrew

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