Keyword: contemplative

Gravity

Gravity (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 10/03/2013
Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant engineer, is on her first shuttle mission with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalski. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalski completely alone, tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth...and any chance for...
Reader

The Reader (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 12/09/2008
When he falls ill on his way home from school, 15 year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age. The two begin an unexpected and passionate affair only for Hanna to suddenly and inexplicably disappear. Eight years later, Michael, now a young law student observing Nazi war trials, meets his former lover again, under very different circumstances. Hanna is on trial for a hideous...
Truman Show

The Truman Show (1998)

Rated: PG Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 06/04/1998
The film that made critics sit up and take notice of Jim Carrey's dramatic chops, the legendary funnyman is Truman Burbank in "The Truman Show," director Peter Weir's satirical look at a man raised from infancy to adulthood in front of television cameras. Unbeknownst to him, Carrey lives in a bubble where actors have played his family and cameras have followed his every move since the day he was...
Inside Llewyn Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 12/05/2013
Llewyn Davis is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles - some of them of his own making. Living at the mercy of both friends and strangers, scaring up what work he can find, Llewyn's misadventures take him from the baskethouses of the Village to an empty Chicago club - on...
Superman Returns

Superman Returns (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 154 minutes Release date: 06/27/2006
Superman--born on a planet which has long since died--has been raised by adoptive parents on the Kent farm in Kansas. The young boy Kal-El is renamed Clark Kent, and though he has grown up among humans, he is not one of them. Under Earth's yellow sun, he can do two things humans can only dream of, but to co-exist with them he must live a dual life as mild, unassuming Clark Kent, secretly...
Jimmy P.

Jimmy P. (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 02/13/2014
At the end of World War II, Jimmy Picard, a Native American Blackfoot who fought in France, is admitted to Topeka Military Hospital in Kansas - an institution specializing in mental illness. Jimmy suffers from numerous symptoms: dizzy spells, temporary blindness, hearing loss... and withdrawal. In the absence of any physiological causes, he is diagnosed as schizophrenic. Nevertheless, the hospital...
Calvary

Calvary (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 07/31/2014
Father James is a good man intent on making the world a better place, he is continually shocked and saddened by the spiteful and confrontational inhabitants of his small country town. After being threatened during confession, he must battle the dark forces closing in around him.
Laurence Anyways

Laurence Anyways (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 164 minutes Release date: 06/27/2013
This is the story of an impossible love between Frédérique and her long-term boyfriend Laurence, a man who reveals his inner desire to become his true self: a woman. Set during the late 1980s and early 1990s, the story spans a decade, chronicling the doomed love of Fred and Laurence, as well as the trials and tribulations that they face.
Delivery Man

Delivery Man (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 11/21/2013
Affable underachiever David Wozniak's mundane life gets twisted into a knot when he finds out that he fathered 533 children through sperm donations he made twenty years ago. In debt to the mob and rejected by his pregnant girlfriend, things couldn't look worse for David when he's hit with a lawsuit from 142 of the 533 twentysomethings who want to know the identity of their father. As David...
Tree of Life

The Tree of Life (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 138 minutes Release date: 05/26/2011
Jack, the wide-eyed, 11-year-old, eldest son of a 1950s-era family, loses his innocence after encountering sickness, suffering and death for the first time. He finds himself caught between his mother, who views the world with love and mercy, and his father, whose severity in teaching his son self-reliance leaves a lasting impression on Jack. Approximately 40 years later, an adult Jack is a lost...
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 09/11/2014
Once happily married, Conor and Eleanor suddenly find themselves as strangers longing to understand each other in the wake of tragedy. The couple try to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.
Visitors

Visitors (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 01/23/2014
In a wordless portrait of modern life, comprised of only seventy-four, black and white shots, humanity's trancelike relationship with technology is explored. A relationship which, when commandeered by extreme emotional states, produces massive effects far beyond the human species.

Szabadesés (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/24/2014

Get Well Soon (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/16/2014
After a car accident, Pierre must spend four weeks in forced convalescence in the hospital. With friends and family coming over to see him, other patients from the hospital paying him unsolicited visits and staff dropping into his room at any hour, Pierre gets more attention than he would ask for. Stuck in his bed with time to think over his mistakes, he realizes that his convalescence might be...
Ivory Tower

Ivory Tower (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 06/12/2014
As tuition spirals upward and student debt passes a trillion dollars, students and parents begin to wonder if college is even worth it. From the halls of Harvard to public and private colleges in financial crisis to education start-ups in Silicon Valley, an urgent portrait emerges of a great American institution at the breaking point.
Wish I Was Here

Wish I Was Here (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 07/17/2014
Aiden is an actor who hasn't booked a part in years, while his wife, Sarah, has played the role of family breadwinner, holding down a steady but dull job. Their children have been able to attend an expensive yeshiva school, thanks to Aiden's father who criticizes his son for abandoning his Jewish roots. When Aiden's father announces he has an aggressive cancer and must reserve his money for costly...
About Alex

About Alex (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 08/07/2014
A circle of twenty-something friends reunite for a weekend away after one of them suffers an emotional breakdown. Despite the group's best efforts to keep it light and enjoy themselves, a tinderbox of old jealousies, unrequited love and widening political differences leads to an explosion that, coupled with the flammable combination of drugs, wine, and risotto, cannot be contained.
Winter Sleep

Winter Sleep (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Former actor Aydin manages a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal, with whom he has a complicated relationship, and his recently divorced sister, Necla. As the snow begins to fall during wintertime, the hotel turns into a shelter and tensions start to rise.
Last Weekend

Last Weekend (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 08/28/2014
Celia Green and her husband Malcolm are the founders of a fitness empire and among San Francisco's wealthiest citizens, but Celia feels that something in her life is missing. She gathers her two adult sons and their partners for a rare visit at their vacation home at Lake Tahoe over the Labor Day weekend. Celia finds herself torn between the house and its memories, and her desire to move forward...
Cinemanovels

Cinemanovels (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 07/02/2014
Grace had not spoken to her recently deceased father, a fabled filmmaker, in years. She surprises her confidant and herself when, on a trip to pick up some of his belongings, she offers to help put together a retrospective of his work and finds herself influenced in strange and significant ways.

Alumbrones (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 75 minutes Release date: 09/11/2014
A documentary film about life in Cuba, seen through the eyes of twelve local artists. From the troubled "Special Period" following the collapse of the Soviet Union, to the uncertain future and radical changes it faces, this film captures a country at a time of significant transformation.
Dir: Bruce Donnelly
With: N/A
Lucky Them

Lucky Them (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 05/29/2014
More interested in partying and flirting with young musicians than working, veteran rock journalist Ellie Klug has one last chance to prove her value to her magazine's editor: a no-stone-unturned search to discover what really happened to long lost rock god Matthew Smith, who also happens to be her ex-boyfriend. Teaming up with an eccentric amateur documentary filmmaker, Ellie hits the road in...
Naked Opera

Naked Opera (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 09/04/2014
Brilliant and wealthy Marc has a terminal illness, and in his last days, he tries to embrace life to its fullest. Every weekend, he escapes from his businessman routine to indulge in the companionship of young men in the luxury hotels in major cities where Mozart's "Don Giovanni" is being performed. But then his life begins to unravel when he falls in love with a porn star and follows him into the...
Dir: Angela Christlieb
With: N/A
All the Light in the Sky

All the Light in the Sky (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 79 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
An actress in her mid-40s is wondering what her life holds for her next when a visit from her 25-year-old niece forces her to reflect on aging in Hollywood and her relationships with men.
Another Woman

Another Woman (1988)

Rated: PG Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 10/13/1988