In Theaters: New Movies of the Weekend - 8.10.12

Submitted by melissa on August 10, 2012 - 8:43pm


Every Friday, I'll post a list of the movies that are being released. Please comment with your thoughts too!


  • Hope Springs
    Screened for Cinemit members
    After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship.
  • The Bourne Legacy
    Screened for Cinemit members
    Matt's review (2.5/5) - Melissa's review (2/5)
    An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.
  • The Campaign
    Screened for Cinemit members
    Matt's review (2.5/5 Staches) - Melissa's review (3/5)
    In order to gain influence over their North Carolina district, two CEOs seize an opportunity to oust long-term congressman Cam Brady by putting up a rival candidate. Their man: naive Marty Huggins, director of the local Tourism Center.

Limited Release

  • 2 Days in New York
    Also available on demand on iTunes, etc
    Screening for Cinemit members in Atlanta & Chicago
    Matt's review (3/5)- Melissa's review (3.5/5)
    Manhattan couple Marion and Mingus, who each have children from prior relationships, find their comfortable family dynamic jostled by a visit from Marion's relatives.
  • The Awakening
    In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves.
  • Goats
    Also available on demand on iTunes, etc
    As Ellis prepares to leave Tucson for his freshman year at an East Coast prep school, he also faces separating from his flaky, new age mother and the only real father he has ever known: Goat Man.
  • It Is No Dream: The Life of Theodor Herzl
    The latest production of Moriah Films is It Is No Dream: The Life of Theodor Herzl, exploring the life and times of Theodor Herzl.
  • Red Hook Summer
    A middle-class boy from Atlanta finds his worldview changed as he spends the summer with his deeply religious grandfather in the housing projects of Red Hook, Brooklyn.
  • $upercapitalist
    Also available on demand on iTunes, etc
    A maverick New York hedge fund trader with uncanny analytic abilities moves to Hong Kong and orchestrates a mega-deal that swiftly escalates beyond his control.
  • We Women Warriors
    Showing as part of Docuweeks in NY & LA
    A documentary that follows three native women who are caught in the crossfire of Colombia's warfare and who use nonviolent resistance to defend their people's survival.

What will you be seeing?

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