In GOATS, Ellis is the most adult member of his eccentric family at 15 years old. His mom is a New Age hippie that spends all of her time working on self-help rituals with her hustler boyfriend. His dad left home years ago and is more focused on his new wife and family. And then there's Goat Man, the goat-herding sage who has lived in their pool house since Ellis was a child, teaching him the meaning of stability, commitment, and expanding one's mind.
When Ellis decides to leave Tucson to go to the same East Coast prep school that his father went to, he easily assimilates to his new environment - even gaining the attention of a local girl. But as he re‐connects with his estranged father, he finds Goat Man's influence and his life out West thrown into stark contrast.
||August 10th, 2012 (Limited) by Image Entertainment|
||September 11th, 2012 by Kino Video|
||R for drug content including teen drug and alcohol use, language, sexuality and nudity.|
(Rating bulletin 2223, 5/16/2012)
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||New Age, Children Dealing with Divorce, Dysfunctional Family, Romance, Culture Clash, First Love, Coming of Age, Unnamed Character|
|Source:||Based on Fiction Book/Short Story|
|Production Method:||Live Action|
|Creative Type:||Contemporary Fiction|
||Red Crown, Sandia Media, Arlook Group, Eva Daniels Productions, Light Iron|
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September 11th, 2012
This week is again dominated with TV on DVD releases, including more than half the first page on Amazon.com's list of best-selling new releases. There is one first-run release that is doing really well: Snow White and the Huntsman - Extended Edition on DVD or Blu-ray Combo Pack. It's worth picking up, but not Pick of the Week material. To find contenders for that title, one must look to the TV on DVD releases, including 30 Rock: Season Six and Absolutely Fabulous: 20th Anniversary Specials. But the winner was Castle: Season Four.
August 10th, 2012
It is a pretty busy week for limited releases, but not a good week. There are several films earning good reviews, but only one of them is earning great reviews. That film is The Green Wave, but its box office chances are limited, because political documentaries rarely find large audiences, especially when the subject matter isn't connected to most audiences here. I'm most interested in Cosmopolis, but while it debuts in Vancouver tonight, Americans will have to wait a week to see it. On the other end of the scale, there are not as many films earning 80% positive films as there are films earning less than 20% positive reviews. On a side note, one of the best-reviewed release this week is Total Recall, which is coming out at the Film Forum tonight.
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