Keyword: Brooklyn

Captain America: The First Avenger

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 07/21/2011
Horrified by newsreel footage of the Nazis in Europe, Steve Rogers is inspired to enlist in the army. Because of his frailty and sickness, Rogers is rejected but later offered the opportunity to take part in a special experiment called Operation: Rebirth. After weeks of tests, Rogers is administered the Super-Solider Serum and bombarded by "vita-rays," awakening from the treatment as Captain...
It Felt Like Love

It Felt Like Love (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
14-year-old Lila spends a languid South Brooklyn summer playing third wheel to her promiscuous friend Chiara and Chiara's boyfriend Patrick. Eager for her own sexual awakening, Lila gamely decides to pursue the older, thuggish Sammy, rumored to sleep with anyone. But as Lila's overt advances unmask her inexperience and quiet desperation, she's quickly pushed into frightening and unwelcome new...
Mother of George

Mother of George (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 09/12/2013
After the joyous wedding between Adenike and Ayodele, a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn, marital complications arise out of their inability to conceive a child. The problem devastates their family and defies cultural expectations, leading Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save her family or destroy it.
Make Your Move

Make Your Move (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 04/17/2014
Donny and Aya are dancers from two different worlds who fall in love on the dance floor. But their love is threatened by the rivalry between their brothers' underground dance clubs in New York.
Bastards of Young

Bastards of Young (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
31 year-old Jen decides that she and her husband Jesse married too early and are now growing apart. But Jesse sees the annual Halloween party thrown by their old college friends as a last chance to heal his marriage and prove to Jen that he's the one man for her. Instead of partying like they're still kids, the couples wind up discussing issues like adultery, unwanted pregnancies and divorce, and...

Sleeping With the Fishes (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
After her cheating husband dies and leaves her broke, Alexis Rodriguez Fish has been reduced to juggling humiliating odd jobs. When she goes home for a distant aunt's funeral, dreads admitting to her family that her life is a disaster. Once home, she's re-immersed in her Latin and Jewish roots, her mother confronts her about her life choices, and the tension rises. But when she takes a job in her...
Go Down Death

Go Down Death (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 03/27/2014
These cross-episodic, macabre folktales have been penned by the fictitious writer Jonathan Mallory Sinus. An abandoned warehouse in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, stands in for a decrepit village haunted by ghosts, superstition and disease, while threatening to buckle under rumblings of the apocalypse. Soldiers are lost and found in endless woods. A child gravedigger is menaced by a shape-shifting...

Victoriana (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Sophie Becker convinces her husband Tim to invest her inheritance in a Victorian townhouse in Brooklyn. What at first seems like a classic American dream turns into a Dostoyevsky-like nightmare. Following a fatal accident, the couple is faced with financial ruin. They are forced to make a decision that not only attracts the attention of the police but also reveals long-hidden truths about...
Summer of Blood

Summer of Blood (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 10/16/2014
Monumentally lazy, socially oblivious and commitment-shy Erik Sparrow is dumped by his career-woman girlfriend after he rejects her rather charitable marriage proposal. Feeling lost, he turns to a disastrous string of online dates that successively eat away at his already deteriorating confidence until a lanky vampire turns him into an undead lady-killer. Soon, Eric is prowling the streets of...

Sketch (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Michael, a 12 year-old boy with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, uses his special talents to survive on his own in a dangerous neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. While he basically keeps to himself, he creates intricate sketches of the impoverished world around him. When he is approached with an opportunity to help a detective solve a crime, he must decide if he is ready to emerge from his...
Two Night Stand

Two Night Stand (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 09/25/2014
Months after graduating from college, Megan is unemployed and unable to get off the couch. Heartbroken by the collapse of her engagement, she has little interest in internet romance. But following a chance encounter with her ex and his new girlfriend, and egged on by her roommate, Megan boldly propositions Alec, a cute and funny guy she meets online, inviting herself to his apartment for her first...
Love Is Strange

Love Is Strange (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 08/21/2014
After nearly four decades together, Ben and George finally tie the knot in an idyllic wedding ceremony in lower Manhattan. But when George loses his job soon after, the couple must sell their apartment and - victims of the relentless New York City real estate market - temporarily live apart until they can find an affordable new home. While George moves in with two cops who live down stairs, Ben...
Drop

The Drop (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 09/11/2014
Lonely bartender Bob Saginowski facilitates the funneling of cash to local gangsters in the underworld of Brooklyn bars. Under the heavy hand of his employer and cousin Marv, Bob finds himself at the center of a robbery gone wrong and involved in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families and enemies all work together to make a living, no matter the cost.
Last Vegas

Last Vegas (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 10/31/2013
Semi-retired baby boomers Billy, Paddy, Archie and Sam have been best friends since childhood. So when Billy, the group's sworn bachelor, finally proposes to his much younger girlfriend, the four head to Las Vegas, determined to stop acting their age and relive their glory days. When they get there, they realize that the decades have transformed Sin City. However, even though Cirque du Soleil may...
NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage

NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 05/01/2014
London's Old Vic, NYC's Brooklyn Academy of Music and Sam Mendes' Neal Street Productions launched a collaborative effort called the Bridge Project to mount new productions of classic works, mostly by Shakespeare. This documentary provides a behind-the-scenes look at the company's final production, "Richard III" starring Kevin Spacey, from rehearsals in London to its international tour, which...
Dir: Jeremy Whelehan
With: N/A

Ruth & Alex (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Case of You

A Case of You (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 11/05/2013
Young writer Sam has a crush on Birdie, the cute and quirky barista at his local coffee shop. When his conventional attempts to woo her crash and burn, he takes his efforts online, creating an Internet profile embellished with all of the details that would make him Birdie's dream guy: ballroom dancing, rock climbing, and a seemingly endless, escalating series of wacky and unlikely hobbies. When...
Blood Ties

Blood Ties (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 144 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
New York, 1974. Fifty-year-old Chris has just been released on good behavior after several years in prison following a gangland murder. Reluctantly waiting for him outside the gates is his younger brother, Frank, a cop with a bright future. Chris and Frank have always been different, and their father, Leon, who raised them alone, seems to favor Chris despite all his troubles. Yet blood ties are...
As Good As It Gets

As Good As It Gets (1997)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 12/22/1997
Melvin Udall is a sarcastic writer who lives alone in an apartment, eats at the same restaurant each day, is afraid of germs, and generally hates people. His neighbor, Simon, is a gay artist whose dog is constantly becoming entangled in Melvin's life annoying Melvin and giving rise to much anti-homosexual sentiment on his part. Carol is a waitress at Melvin's usual eating spot who is trying to...
Wild Canaries

Wild Canaries (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Newly engaged Brooklyn couple, Barri and Noah, are disheartened by the death of their elderly downstairs neighbor Sylvia. Though Noah sees nothing unusual about the old woman's death, Barri suspects foul play. Sporting a trench coat and fedora, she enlists her roommate Jean to join her on a reconnaissance mission to trail a possible suspect. Tensions mount, however, when the investigation uncovers...

Third Shift (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Once producing half of the nation's sugar, the Domino Sugar Refinery was an icon of Brooklyn's industrial waterfront, and operated for over a century in South Williamsburg. By the end of 2014, much of the building will have been demolished for new housing, while the rest will be renovated for commercial use. Two former workers who still live only blocks away return to their days at Domino and...
Dir: Anthony Simon
With: N/A
My Last Day Without You

My Last Day Without You (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 10/03/2013
On a one-day business trip to New York, a German business executive falls in love with a singer-songwriter who exposes him to her Brooklyn world and emotions he's never experienced before.

Phoenix (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/19/2014
Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever (1977)

Rated: R Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 12/15/1977
"Saturday Night Fever" (1977) introduced us to the disco dancing sensation, John Travolta. Playing a paint store clerk that wants to make it big, John Travolta leaves Brooklyn, New York, to don his white suit and hit the disco scene and reminded the world why they loved the Bee Gees. John Travolta finds a little help from Karen Lynn Gorney, a Manhattan secretary looking to climb the social ladder...

Fort Tilden (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Twenty-something Brooklynites, Allie and Harper, just want to get to the beach. The journey turns out to be much harder than it should be as their life skills are limited and the destination is not so easy to find. They are determined, though, because there are boys with drugs waiting for them and the girls really need a day off. As their bike ride from Williamsburg to Fort Tilden Beach becomes...