PVN Movie Channel 22: August 2013 Descriptions

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

The complete August 2013 Movie Channel schedule is available.

21 AND OVER
Starring Miles Teller, Justin Chon, Sarah Wright; directed by Jon Lucas, Scott Moore.
Comedy, 2013, R, 93 min.
The night before his big medical school interview, a promising student celebrates his 21st birthday with his two best friends. New Release! [imdb]

42
Starring Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie; directed by Brian Helgeland.
Biography, 2013, PG-13, 128 min.
The life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey. New Release! [imdb]

ADMISSION
Starring Tina Fey, Gloria Reuben, Paul Rudd; directed by Paul Weitz.
Comedy, 2013, PG-13, 107 min.
A Princeton admissions officer who is up for a major promotion takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative school kid who just might be the son she gave up years ago in a secret adoption. New Release! [imdb]

BETWEEN US (Streaming Only)
Starring Julia Stiles, Melissa George, Taye Diggs; directed by Dan Mirvish.
Drama, 2012, R, 110 min.
Two couples reunite over two incendiary evenings where anything can happen in this darkly comedic story of best friends, marriage, love, disappointment and dreams. New Release! [imdb]

BULLET TO THE HEAD
Starring Sylvester Stallone, Sung Kang, Jason Momoa; directed by Walter Hill.
Action, 2012, R, 92 min.
After watching their respective partners die, a New Orleans hitman and a Washington D.C. detective form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy. New Release! [imdb]

EVIL DEAD (2013)
Starring Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Lou Taylor Pucci; directed by Fede Alvarez.
Horror, 2013, R, 91 min.
Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. The evil presence possesses them until only one is left to fight for survival. New Release! [imdb]

GI JOE 2: RETALIATION (Streaming Only)
Starring Dwayne Johnson, Byung-hun Lee, Adrianne Palicki; directed by Jon M. Chu.
Action, 2013, PG-13, 110 min.
The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence. New Release! [imdb]

MOVIE 43
Starring Liev Schreiber, Emma Stone, Richard Gere; directed by Bob Odenkirk et al..
Comedy, 2013, R, 94 min.
A series of interconnected short films follows a washed-up producer as he pitches insane story lines featuring some of the biggest stars in Hollywood. New Release! [imdb]

PITCH PERFECT
Starring Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp; directed by Jason Moore.
Comedy, 2012, PG-13, 112 min.
Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is cajoled into joining The Bellas, her school's all-girls singing group. Injecting some much needed energy into their repertoire, The Bellas take on their male rivals in a campus competition. Supporting the Year of Sound. [imdb]

SAFE HAVEN
Starring Julianne Hough, David Lyons, Josh Duhamel; directed by Lasse Hallström.
Romance, 2013, PG-13, 115 min.
A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her. New Release! [imdb]

SIDE EFFECTS (2012)
Starring Rooney Mara, Channing Tatum, Jude Law; directed by Steven Soderbergh.
Drama, 2013, R, 106 min.
A young woman's world unravels when a drug prescribed by her psychiatrist has unexpected side effects. New Release! [imdb]

SOUND OF NOISE (Subtitled)
Starring Bengt Nilsson, Sanna Persson, Magnus Börjeson; directed by Ola Simonsson, Johannes Stjärne Nilsson.
Comedy, 2010, R, 102 min.
A tone-deaf cop works to track down a group of guerilla percussionists whose anarchic public performances are terrorizing the city. Supporting the Year of Sound. [imdb]

THE ABC'S OF DEATH (Streaming Only)
Starring Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Kyra Zagorsky, Iván González; directed by Kaare Andrews et al..
Horror, 2012, Not Rated, 123 min.
A 26-chapter anthology that showcases death in all its vicious wonder and brutal beauty. New Release! [imdb]

THE BLUES BROTHERS
Starring John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway; directed by John Landis.
Comedy, 1980, R, 133 min.
Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised. Supporting the Year of Sound. [imdb]

THE CALL
Starring Halle Berry, Abigail Breslin, Morris Chestnut; directed by Brad Anderson.
Thriller, 2013, R, 94 min.
When a veteran 911 operator takes a life-altering call from a teenage girl who has just been abducted, she realizes that she must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl's life. New Release! [imdb]

THE HIP HOP PROJECT
Starring Doug E. Fresh, Chris 'Kazi' Rolle, Russell Simmons; directed by Matt Ruskin.
Documentary, 2006, PG-13, 88 min.
The Hip Hop Project is the dynamic and inspirational story of a group of New York City teenagers who transform their life stories into powerful works of art, using hip hop as a vehicle for self-development and personal discovery. Supporting the Year of Sound. [imdb]

THE HOST
Starring Saoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger, Max Irons; directed by Andrew Niccol.
Action, 2013, PG-13, 125 min.
When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories, Melanie will risk everything to protect the people she cares most about, proving that love can conquer all in a dangerous new world. New Release! [imdb]

THE LESSER BLESSED
Starring Joel Evans, Benjamin Bratt, Kiowa Gordon; directed by Anita Doron.
Drama, 2012, R, 86 min.
A drama centered on a First Nations teenager trying to find his place in the modern world. New Release! [imdb]

UPSIDE DOWN
Starring Kirsten Dunst, Jim Sturgess, Timothy Spall; directed by Juan Solanas.
Fantasy, 2012, PG-13, 100 min.
Adam and Eden fell in love as teens despite the fact that they live on twinned worlds with gravities that pull in opposite directions. Ten years after a forced separation, Adam sets out on a dangerous quest to reconnect with his love. New Release! [imdb]
























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