Movies Released April 13th, 2012

  • The Cabin in the Woods
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    The Cabin in the Woods

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    Lionsgate
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    A group of five college kids are tricked into spending a weekend at a mysterious cabin in the woods.
  • The Three Stooges
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    The Three Stooges

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    20th Century Fox
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    Left on a nun's doorstep, Larry, Curly and Moe grow up finger-poking, nyuk-nyuking and woo-woo-wooing their way to uncharted levels of knuckleheaded misadventure. Out to save their childhood home, only The Three Stooges could become embroiled in an oddball murder plot...while also stumbling into starring in a phenomenally successful TV reality show.
  • Lockout
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    Lockout

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    Open Road Films
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    Falsely convicted ex- government agent Snow (Guy Pearce) must rescue the President’s daughter (Maggie Grace) from an outer space maximum security prison after it is taken over by violent inmates.
  • Detention
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    Detention

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    Samuel Goldwyn
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    A downtrodden 17-year-old girl is sent to detention where she must survive a slasher film killer and save the world in time for prom.
  • Bad Ass
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    Bad Ass

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    Samuel Goldwyn
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    Decorated Vietnam hero Frank Vega returns home only to get shunned by society leaving him without a job or his high school sweetheart. It's not until forty years later when an incident on a commuter bus (where he protects an elderly black man from a pair of skin heads) makes him a local hero where he's suddenly celebrated once again. But his good fortune suddenly turns for the worse when his best friend Klondike is murdered and the police aren't doing anything about it.
  • L!fe Happens
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    L!fe Happens

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    Stardust Pictures
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    From director Kat Coiro comes L!fe Happens, a comedy centered on three young women - Kim (Krysten Ritter), Deena (Kate Bosworth) and Laura (Rachel Bilson) - who all live under the same roof in Los Angeles. When one of Kim's one-night-stands results in an unexpected pregnancy, things take a sudden turn for the trio. With the help of her girlfriends, Kim must cope with single motherhood as she jumps back into the dating scene amid the fear that toting around a tot can be a dating ‘buzz-kill.’ Also featuring Jason Biggs, Seymour Cassel, Rhys Coiro, Justin Kirk, Kristen Johnston, Andrea Savage, Geoff Stults and Fallon Goodson, L!fe Happens takes a look at single living, friendship and the joys of life's curveballs.
  • The Lady
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    The Lady

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    Europa Corp. / Cohen Media Group, LLC
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    The Lady is the extraordinary story of Aung San Suu Kyi and her husband, Michael Aris. It is also the epic story of the peaceful quest of the woman who is at the core of Burma's democracy movement. Despite distance, long separations, and a dangerously hostile regime, their love endures until the very end.

    A story of devotion and human understanding set against a backdrop of political turmoil that continues today. The Lady was written over a period of three years by Rebecca Frayn. Interviews with key figures in Aung San Suu Kyi's entourage enabled her to reconstruct for the first time the true story of Burma's national heroine.
  • Monsieur Lazhar
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    Monsieur Lazhar

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    Music Box Films
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    After learning of the death of an elementary school teacher, Bachir Lazhar (Fellag), a 55-year-old Algerian immigrant, goes to the school to offer his services as a substitute teacher. Quickly hired to replace the deceased, he finds himself thrown into an establishment in crisis, while going through his own personal tragedy. The film features exquisite performances by Fellag and the child actors who play Bachir Lazhar’s young students coping with grief and learning to heal.
  • Touchback
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    Touchback

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    Anchor Bay Films
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    Former high school football star turned farmer and family man, Scott Murphy (Brian Presley) finds himself with a unique opportunity to revisit his glory days during the Ohio State championship game where he permanently injured his knee in a game-winning play. Given a second shot at his destiny, Scott seeks counsel from Coach Hand (Kurt Russell), Scott's longtime mentor on and off the field, to help him decide whether to let his fate unfold, or follow a path that will change his future.
  • Blue Like Jazz
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    Blue Like Jazz

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    Roadside Attractions
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    In Blue Like Jazz, Don (Allman), a pious nineteen-year-old sophomore at a Texas junior college, impulsively decides to escape his religious upbringing for life in the Pacific Northwest at one of the most progressive campuses in America, Reed College in Portland. Upon arrival, Reed’s surroundings and eccentric student body proves to be far different than he could possibly imagine from the environment from which he came, forcing him to embark on a journey of self-discovery to understand who he is and what he truly believes.
  • A Simple Life
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    A Simple Life

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    China Lion Film Distribution, Inc.
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    After suffering a stroke, an altruistic maid announces that she wants to quit her job and move into an old people's home.
  • Deadline

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    Transcendent/Freestyle
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    The true story of an investigative journalist who uncovers the murder of a young African American boy in rural Alabama that has gone uninvestigated, unsolved and unpunished for almost twenty years. DEADLINE is adapted from Mark Ethridge's novel, Grievances.
  • Here

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    Strand Releasing
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    On assignment to create a new, more accurate satellite survey of Armenia, an American cartographer forms a powerful bond with an Armenian expatriate and art photographer.
  • How to Grow a Band
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    How to Grow a Band

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    Shaftway Productions
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    Filmed with uncommon access, How to Grow a Band explores the birth and evolution of The Punch Brothers: The tensions between individual talents and group identity, between art and commerce, and between innocence and wisdom.
  • Late Bloomers

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    Olive Films
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    The struggles of Mary and her husband adjusting to retirement.
  • Life, Love, Soul

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    Bradshaw Multimedia
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    Life Love Soul is a coming of age drama that takes you on a journey through the trials and tribulations of a teenager whose world was shattered by the sudden death of his mother. Orphaned and heartbroken he reluctantly honors his mother's wish and resides with his estranged father who is ill-equipped to nurture him as he struggles to cope lending to a tumultuous. As he begins to piece his life together he is blind-sided by another life altering circumstance. Despite such odds his mother's love proves to be the glue that underlies the strength that he processes, the undercurrent that bears testament to his life experiences and profoundly influence his direction. -- (C) Official Site
  • Margarine Wars

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    DB Rich Productions
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    60's Psychedelic Counterculture clash during the "Summer of Love," when an aspiring hippie Afro-Jew from New York dupes the son of a Swedish dairy farmer into smuggling illegal margarine into butter rich Wisconsin.
  • Post Mortem
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    Post Mortem

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    Autentika Films
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    In Chile, 1973, during the last days of Salvador Allende's presidency, an employee at a Morgue's recording office falls for a burlesque dancer who mysteriously disappears.
  • Pseudo Blood of Our Own

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    Canadian Bollywood Films
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    When Sleaze offers them a job that promises big money, Cheema and his crew are quick to accept. However what they don't know is that the job means stealing from the local drug-lord Dirty Harry. A lack of planning on Sleaze's part causes a shoot-out that leaves Johnny wounded and the entire crew losing their sense of security and trust. As Cheema struggles to keep his crew intact, Dirty Harry is furious and wants to recover his money and drugs, and eliminate whoever is responsible. The power of money becomes obvious and the loyalty and trust among friends is put to test.
  • Sweetwater
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    Sweetwater

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    Victory Angel Films
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    The story of two childhood friends who have grown apart and are suddenly thrust back into each other's lives when a parent develops cancer. They join forces to find the cure but soon realize their lives are danger if they expose the truth.