Keyword: pop culture

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.
Scary Movie 2

Scary Movie 2 (2001)

Rated: R Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 07/03/2001
A follow-up spoof that picks up from where the original satire left off, taking aim at supernatural thrillers such as "The Exorcist" and "Stigmata" among others. This time around, Shorty, Ray, Cindy and Brenda are tricked by their professor into visiting a haunted house as part of a school project.
People vs. George Lucas

The People vs. George Lucas (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 05/05/2011
A cultural examination of the conflicted dynamic between George Lucas and his fans over the past three decades. Uses a courtroom debate approach to explore the issues of film making and fanaticism around one of the industry's most famous franchises and its creator. The innovative film combines filmmaker and celebrity interviews with fan films.
Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm

Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 04/18/2013
After a quarter century, Levon Helm finds himself thrust into the musical spotlight. But a Grammy nomination and ever-growing audiences force him to confront the dark times that have haunted him since The Band's demise. Win or lose, Levon is an artist who will not go gentle into the night.
Justin Bieber's Believe

Justin Bieber's Believe (2013)

Rated: PG Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 12/24/2013
In unfiltered, brutally honest interviews with Justin Bieber, answers are revealed to questions about his passion to make music, relationships and coming of age in the spotlight-as well as never-before-seen concert footage, unprecedented behind-the-scenes access and special appearances from manager Scooter Braun, Patti Mallette, Usher, Ludacris and many more.
Let Fury Have The Hour

Let Fury Have The Hour (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 12/13/2012
In the 1980s, a generation of artists used their creativity to respond to the reactionary politics that came to define the culture at the time. Here, over 50 notable musicians, artists, and thinkers are brought together to trace a social history from the cynical heyday of Reagan and Thatcher to today, ultimately imparting a message of hope.
G.B.F.

G.B.F. (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 01/16/2014
The acronym G.B.F. stands for "Gay Best Friend" which has recently been deemed the hottest new fad at North Gateway High School; the Queen Bees need a G.B.F.! But there is one big problem: none of the gay guys at their posh suburban high school are out of the closet. The vicious lady monarchs of the school, a.k.a. the three lead prom queen candidates, are not going to let this minor glitch get in...

We Are Your Friends (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/06/2014
A coming-of-age story set in the world of electronic music and Hollywood nightlife. An aspiring 23 year old DJ spends his days scheming with his childhood friends and his nights working on the one dance track that will hopefully land him widespread recognition. A charismatic but complicated older DJ takes the youngster under his wing, but things get complicated when the young DJ becomes involved...
Decoy Bride

The Decoy Bride (2012)

Rated: PG Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 03/08/2012
Lara, a superstar actress, wants to marry James, her boyfriend, in a private ceremony somewhere the press can't find them. However, when an ingenious paparazzo tracks them down on a remote island, Lara looks for a "decoy" bride to throw off the media vultures. Unfortunately, when James and the new replacement meet, sparks fly.
God Save My Shoes

God Save My Shoes (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 70 minutes Release date: 03/29/2012
A documentary film that explores the intimate relationship women have with their shoes. To understand how shoes have come to hold such a pivotal place in pop culture, sexuality and women's lives, God Save my Shoes turned to many of those who play a role in the global shoe phenomenon: Extreme shoe lovers, fashion historians, fashion editors, psychologists, sex experts, shoe fetishists, and star...
Scary Movie 4

Scary Movie 4 (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 04/13/2006
The ever-naïve Cindy Campbell, seeking a career in home healthcare, finds work with a creepy old lady in an even creepier old house haunted by a ghostly presence. Throw in a good-looking guy next door and the threat of aliens intent on global domination and Cindy's instantly up to the top of her extremely blond head in danger. Our fearless heroine catapults into action once again struggling to...
Downloaded

Downloaded (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 06/20/2013
In 1999, two teenagers - Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker - launched the file-sharing service Napster, thus taking a previously underground medium for distributing music into the mainstream. In the process, they sparked a revolution that would make a lasting, dramatic impact on how people buy, share and listen to music.
Dir: Alex Winter
With: N/A
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 08/03/2006
Ricky Bobby has always dreamed of driving fast--real fast--like his father, Reese Bobby, who left the family to pursue his racing dreams. Early on, Ricky's mother, Lucy Bobby worried that her boy was also destined to end up as a professional daredevil on wheels. Ricky enters the racing arena as a "jackman" for slovenly driver Terry Cheveaux and accidentally gets his big break behind the wheel when...
Fuck

Fuck (2006)

Rated: None Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 11/09/2006
An examination into the usage and opinions of the ubiquitous four-letter word.
Radio Days

Radio Days (1987)

Rated: PG Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 01/29/1987
Joe grew up in a Jewish-American family in Rockaway Beach in Queens, New York during the Golden Age of Radio. Joe recalls how radio influenced his formative years from the late 1930s through New Year's Eve, 1944. Stories of the effect of favorite radio shows on his family members are recounted, as is Joe's love of adventure shows which colored his daydreams and shaped the way he viewed reality as...
Programming the Nation?

Programming the Nation? (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 08/18/2011
Examines the history of subliminal messaging in America and the ways in which we are being subconsciously manipulated by advertisers, pop-culture, corporations, our military, and politicians. These civil-rights violations have a profound and long-term effect on each and every American citizen in our country. According to many authorities, since the late 1950's subliminal content has been tested...
Freakonomics

Freakonomics (2010)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 09/30/2010
A documentary about "Freakonomics," which has been described as melding pop culture with economics. A different director will tackle each chapter of the book.
Super Size Me

Super Size Me (2004)

Rated: None Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 05/06/2004
Why are Americans so fat? Two words: fast food. What would happen if you ate nothing but fast food for an entire month? Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock does just that and embarks on the most perilous journey of his life. The rules? For 30 days he can't eat or drink anything that isn't on McDonald's menu; he must wolf three squares a day; he must consume everything on the menu at least once and supersize...
#ReGeneration

#ReGeneration (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 79 minutes Release date: 05/02/2012
The film follows three different groups of people - a collective of musicians working outside the mainstream, a young conservative couple raising a family and a group of high school students from the suburbs - to explore how educational approaches, parenting and the media shape our culture's approach to social and political causes.
Video Games: The Movie

Video Games: The Movie (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 07/14/2014
The meteoric rise of video games from nerd niche to multi-billion dollar industry is chronicled in this documentary. Featuring in-depth interviews with the godfathers who started it all, the icons of game design, and the geek gurus who are leading us into the future it is a celebration of gaming from Atari to Xbox, and an eye-opening look at what lies ahead.
Dir: Jeremy Snead
With: N/A
Teenage

Teenage (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 03/13/2014
Teenagers didn't always exist. They had to be invented. As the cultural landscape around the world was thrown into turmoil during the industrial revolution, and with a chasm erupting between adults and youth, the concept of a new generation took shape. Whether in America, England, or Germany, whether party-crazed Flappers or hip Swing Kids, zealous Nazi Youth or frenzied Sub-Debs, it didn't matter...

Catch My Disease (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/05/2014
This documentary about Ben Lee followed the pop-music phenomenon over an eleven-year period. His musical career and personal life are chronicled as he travels from Sydney to New York, and in archival footage.

Screening Party (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/02/2014
Six friends come together once a week to eat appropriately campy related dishes while dissecting such pop-culture films as Jaws, Pretty Woman, Flashdance, Armageddon, Cruising, 9 ½ Weeks and even male stripper movies. Through watching these movies the lives of theses eclectic and somewhat eccentric collection of friends grows as they explore their hopes and dreams, fortunes and foibles, lusts and...
Beauty Is Embarrassing

Beauty Is Embarrassing (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 09/06/2012
Having grown up in the Tennessee mountains, Wayne White began his career as a cartoonist in New York City. His success as one of the creators of the "Pee-wee's Playhouse" TV show led to work designing some of the most iconic images in pop culture.
Hard Day's Night

A Hard Day's Night (1964)

Rated: G Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 08/10/1964
A rock and roll adventure that follows "a day in the life" of those four lads from Liverpool who would go on to make music history as the Beatles. This musical "mockumentary" leads us into the madness of the fab four's everyday lives where the simple act of traveling from Liverpool to London for a television performance involves escaping from the invasion of a mob of fainting teenagers...