PVN Movie Channel 11: April 2013 Descriptions

Movie descriptions are reprinted from promotional materials provided by the film distribution companies and the Internet Movie Database.

The complete April 2013 Movie Channel schedule is available.

BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD
Starring Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry and Levy Easterly; directed by Benh Zeitlin.
Fantasy, 2012, PG-13, 93 min.
Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love. PVN looks back at this year's Academy Awards. [imdb]

HITCHCOCK
Starring Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson; directed by Sacha Gervasi.
Biography, 2012, PG-13, 98 min.
A love story between influential filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and wife Alma Reville during the filming of Psycho in 1959. PVN looks back at this year's Academy Awards. New release! [imdb]

LET ME IN
Starring Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins; directed by Matt Reeves.
Drama, 2010, R, 116 min.
A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. Supporting Dr. Hannabach's GSWS 322: Queer and Feminist Film. [imdb]

LIFE OF PI
Starring Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain; directed by Ang Lee.
Adventure, 2012, PG, 127 min.
A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger. PVN looks back at this year's Academy Awards. New release! [imdb]

LUCIA, LUCIA (ST)
Starring Cecilia Roth, Carlos Alvarez-Novoa; directed by Antonio Serrano.
Comedy, 2003, R, 110 min.
A writer's imagination helps her to find peace. Spanish with English subtitles. [imdb]

MILLIONS
Starring Alex Etel, James Nesbitt; directed by Danny Boyle.
Comedy, 2004, PG, 98 min.
Ethics, being human and the soul all come to the forefront on this masterly-written, directed and acted, fun, very rare film when a 5-year old finds a bag of Pounds with a few days to spend before the currency is switched to Euros and learns what we are really made of. [imdb]

MY COUSIN VINNY
Starring Joe Pesci, Marisa Tomei, Ralph Macchio; directed by Jonathan Lynn.
Comedy, 1992, R, 120 min.
Two New Yorkers are accused of murder in rural Alabama while on their way back to college, and one of their cousins--an inexperienced, loudmouth lawyer not accustomed to Southern rules and manners--comes in to defend them. Supporting Dr. Pellicone's Cinema Studies 444: Italians in American Film: A Cinema We Couldn't Refuse. [imdb]

POST GRAD
Starring Alexis Bledel, Zach Gilford; directed by Vicky Jenson.
Comedy, 2009, PG-13, 88 min.
Ryden Malby graduates from college and is forced to move back into her childhood home with her eccentric family, while she attempts to find a job, the right guy, and just a hint of where her life is headed. [imdb]

THE ART OF GETTING BY
Starring Freddie Highmore, Emma Roberts, Michael Angarano; directed by Gavin Wiesen.
Drama, 2011, PG-13, 83 min.
George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who's made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit. [imdb]

WIT
Starring Emma Thompson, Christopher Lloyd, Eileen Atkins; directed by Mike Nichols.
Drama, 2001, PG-13, 99 min.
A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer. [imdb]
























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