Keyword: philosophical

Matrix

The Matrix (1999)

Rated: R Runtime: 136 minutes Release date: 03/30/1999
Neo is a young software engineer and part-time hacker who is singled out by some mysterious figures who want to introduce him into the secret of 'the matrix'. The cops also seem to be after him, and he takes a chance on discovering what he has always suspected: that the world is not quite what it seems to be and a sinister conspiracy is at work.
Lego Movie

The Lego Movie (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 02/06/2014
Emmet is an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average Lego minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly under-prepared.
Transcendence

Transcendence (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 04/17/2014
Dr. Will Caster is the foremost researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions. His highly controversial experiments have made him famous, but they have also made him the prime target of anti-technology extremists who will do whatever it takes to stop...
God's Not Dead

God's Not Dead (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
College freshman and devout Christian Josh Wheaton has his faith challenged on his first day of philosophy class by the dogmatic Professor Radisson. Radisson begins class by informing students that they will need to disavow, in writing, the existence of God on that first day or face a failing grade. As other students in the class begin scribbling the words "God Is Dead" on pieces of paper, Josh...
Matrix Revolutions

The Matrix Revolutions (2003)

Rated: R Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 11/04/2003
In the third installment, the epic war between man and machine reaches a thundering crescendo: the Zion military, aided by courageous civilian volunteers like Zee and the Kid, desperately battles to hold back the Sentinel invasion as the Machine army bores into their stronghold. Facing total annihilation, the citizens of the last bastion of humanity fight not only for their own lives, but for the...
Brightest Star

Brightest Star (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 01/30/2014
Fresh out of college, a young man is left devastated when the girl of his dreams dumps him. Refusing to move on, he devises a plan to transform himself into the man she desires. After resigning himself to working for the head of a company in corporate mediocrity, he falls for a hipster songstress who likes him as he is. As his path continues to unfold unexpectedly, the counsel of a kindred spirit...
Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 125 minutes Release date: 06/26/2014
Climate change has made the planet uninhabitable. Those few who survived the planet's demise live aboard a train that perpetually circles the same track. The tail section is like a slum, filled with people who are cold and hungry, forced to live by their wits, while the front section contains the chosen few, who indulge in alcohol and drugs in luxurious surroundings. The world inside the train is...
Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?

Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 11/21/2013
Filmmaker Michel Gondry explores the life of controversial MIT professor, philosopher, linguist, anti-war activist and political firebrand Noam Chomsky. Through conversations with Chomsky and illustrations by Gondry himself, the film reveals the life and work of the father of modern linguistics while also exploring his theories on the emergence of language.
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. When his life is threatened one day during confession, he finds he has to battle the dark forces closing in around him.
Nymphomaniac: Volume I

Nymphomaniac: Volume I (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 07/03/2013
Joe, a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac, is discovered badly beaten in an alley by an older bachelor named Seligman who takes her into his home. As he tends to her wounds, she recounts the erotic story of her adolescence and young-adulthood.
Nymphomaniac: Volume II

Nymphomaniac: Volume II (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 01/08/2014
Joe continues to recount her life story to Seligman. She tells him about seeing the Virgin Mary during an orgasm she had when she was young, how her sexual addition began at that time and about seeking therapy. She also tells him about her life with Jérôme and their child, and how Jérôme left with the child when her quest for extreme sensations got her involved in sadomasochism. Seligman...
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.
Goodbye World

Goodbye World (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 04/03/2014
James and Lily live off the grid, raising their young daughter in a cocoon of comfort and sustainability. But when a mysterious mass text ripples across the country, triggering a crippling, apocalyptic cyber-attack, their home changes from a sheltered modern oasis into a fortress for their estranged friends who come looking for protection and community. The unexpected reunion--abundant with...
After the Dark

After the Dark (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 02/06/2014
In an international school in Jakarta, a philosophy class is having its last session. The professor challenges twenty-one graduating seniors to select ten who would take shelter underground and reboot the human race in the event of a nuclear attack.
Matrix Reloaded

The Matrix Reloaded (2003)

Rated: R Runtime: 139 minutes Release date: 05/14/2003
In this second chapter of the "Matrix" trilogy, Neo assumes greater command of his extraordinary powers as Zion falls under siege to the Machine Army. Only a matter of hours separates the last human enclave on Earth from 250,000 Sentinels programmed to destroy mankind. But the citizens of Zion, emboldened by Morpheus' conviction that the One will fulfill the Oracle's Prophecy and end the war with...
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...
Particle Fever

Particle Fever (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 03/04/2014
During the launch of the Large Hadron Collider, we observe as six scientists begin the biggest and most expensive experiment in the history of the planet, pushing the edge of human innovation. As they seek to unravel the mysteries of the universe, 10,000 scientists from over 100 countries joined forces in pursuit of a single goal: to recreate conditions that existed just moments after the Big Bang...
Locker 13

Locker 13 (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 03/27/2014
A young ex-convict named Skip takes a position as a night janitor at an Old West theme park. His supervisor Archie teaches him the ropes, but more importantly attempts to convey critical philosophical messages through a series of four stories revolving around the mysterious locker 13: A down and out boxer is given the opportunity to become a real golden gloves killer; an assassin kidnaps three...
Another Woman

Another Woman (1988)

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

The Machine (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
With an impoverished world plunged into a Cold War with a new enemy, Britain's Ministry of Defense is on the brink of developing a game-changing weapon. Lead scientist Vincent McCarthy provides the answer with his creation, "The Machine" -- an android with unrivaled physical and processing skills. When a programming glitch causes an early prototype to destroy his lab, McCarthy enlists artificial...
Venus in Fur

Venus in Fur (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 06/19/2014
Alone in a Paris theater after a long day of auditioning actresses for his new play, writer-director Thomas complains that no actress he's seen has what it takes to play the lead female character: a woman who enters into an agreement with her male counterpart to dominate him as her slave. Thomas is about to leave the theater when actress Vanda bursts in, a whirlwind of erratic, and, it turns out...
2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Rated: G Runtime: 160 minutes Release date: 03/30/1968
In space, HAL takes control of the humans in Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968). This towering cinematic achievement begins with a black monolith and ends with a space journey that goes terribly wrong as HAL, the computer that runs the spaceship, takes on a life of his own. Starring Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood, this film is considered one of the great masterpieces of modern film.
Sol LeWitt

Sol LeWitt (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 72 minutes Release date: 05/06/2014
Sol LeWitt (1928-2007) was one of the most prominent post-war American artists and is considered a key founder of conceptual art. He was camera shy, refused awards, did not like to talk about his work and rarely gave interviews. His work, that was is what it was all about, not his person. Sol LeWitt believed the idea for a piece of art was more important than its execution. He decided to limit his...
Dir: Chris Teerink
With: N/A
My Dinner With Andre

My Dinner With Andre (1980)

Rated: PG Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 12/31/1980
A conversation between a globe-trotting theater director and a playwright playfully explores ideas about art, theater, and daily life.
Personal Tailor

Personal Tailor (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 12/19/2013
This is a story about the company that grants wishes to people who are looking for escape from their ordinary lives. The wishes come true but only for one day and only if it makes the client a better person.