If July's weather was any indication, August could possibly leave us, yet again, seeking refuge from waves of heat waves. (I admit it. I am afraid.) We will be here with a mostly fluffy August, presenting some interesting (cool?) fare for the mid-day, mid-week movie "fix."
August 4 at 2 p.m. - PIXAR SHORT FILMS COLLECTION VOLUME 1(2009) Not rated (Appropriate for all ages); 54 minutes
Featuring 13 spectacular Pixar shorts, including Oscar winners for Best Animated Short Film - Tin Toy (1988); Geri's Game (1997); and For the Birds (2000).
August 11 at 2 p.m. - THE BOUNTY HUNTER (2010) Starring Jennifer Aniston, Gerard Butler, and Christine Baranski; Rated PG-13; 110 minutes
A bounty hunter learns that his next target is his ex-wife, a reporter working on a murder cover-up. Soon after their reunion, the always-at-odds duo finds themselves on a run-for-their-lives adventure.
August 18 at 2 p.m. - BURMA VJ: REPORTING FROM A CLOSED COUNTRY (2009) Documentary Feature; Not Rated; In Burmese and English with English subtitles; 84 minutes
Courageous young citizens of Burma live the essence of journalism as they make reports – illegal in their country - from the streets, smuggle the footage out and broadcast it back into Burma via satellite for free, exposing the police state that has developed. This film combines those individual clips into one overall picture offering a unique insight into high-risk journalism and dissidence in a police state.
August 25 at 2 p.m. - THE BACK-UP PLAN (2010) Starring Jennifer Lopez, Alex O'Loughlin, and Melissa McCarthy; Rated PG-13; 106 minutes
Jennifer Lopez plays a single woman who turns to artificial insemination in response to her ticking biological clock, only to see her backup plan turned on its side when the man of her dreams shows up at the same time as her positive pregnancy test results.
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