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Movies August 2007 archive

  • The Evil Dead

    Watched on

    8

    Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons.

  • The Bourne Ultimatum

    Watched on

    8

    Bourne dodges new, superior assassins as he searches for his unknown past while a government agent tries to track him down.

  • Tideland

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    5

    A lonely girl gets trapped in an eerie fantasy world after her irresponsible parents die.

  • SherryBaby

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    6

    Sherry Swanson returns home to New Jersey after serving a three year prison sentence. Eager to reestablish a relationship with her young daughter, Sherry soon discovers that coming back to the world she left behind is far more difficult than she had planned.

  • My Own Private Idaho

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    2

    The movie is set in Portland. Many local characters are included as both personalities and actors.

  • Citizen Kane

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    7

    Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

  • Get Carter

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    7

    When his brother dies under mysterious circumstances in a car accident, London gangster Jack Carter travels to Newcastle to investigate.

  • The 9th Company

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    7

    Young Soviet Army recruits are stuck in the bloody war in Afghanistan, that was started by politicians.

  • The Contract

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    5

    Ray Keene, a father who wants to redeem himself in the eyes of his son, is trying to bring Cardin, a world-class assassin to justice. All the while, he must protect his son and evade the assassin’s team who are methodically hunting them down in the wilderness.

  • Beyond Borders

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    7

    An epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world’s most dangerous hot spots.

  • Bubbahotep

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    5

    Elvis and JFK, both alive and in nursing homes, fight for the souls of their fellow residents as they battle an ancient Egyptian Mummy.

  • Nausica of the Valley of the Winds

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    7

    Warrior/pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet.

  • Popcorn

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    6

    Too insecure to approach the girl of his dreams, Danny takes a job at the local multiplex where she works.

  • Boogie Nights

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    8

    The story of a young man’s adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the 1970s and 1980s.

  • Evan Almighty

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    4

    God contacts Congressman Evan Baxter and tells him to build an ark in preparation for a great flood.

  • Ed TV

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    6

    Video store clerk Ed agrees to have his life filmed by a camera crew for a tv network.

  • The 13th Floor

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    5

    Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He’s about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man leaves a letter in his computer generated parallel world that’s just like the 30’s with seemingly real people with real emotions. Fuller is murdered in our real world the same night, and his colleague is suspected. Douglas discovers a bloody shirt in his bathroom and he cannot recall what he was doing the night Fuller was murdered. He logs into the system in order to find the letter, but has to confront the unexpected. The truth is harsher than he could ever imagine.

  • Tell No One

    Watched on

    8

    The pediatrician Alexandre Beck misses his beloved wife Margot Beck, who was brutally murdered eight years ago when he was the prime suspect…

  • Rules of Engagement

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    6

    Bruce Willis plays a Special-Ops commander who leads his team into the jungle of Nigeria to rescue a doctor played by Monica Belluci who will only go with them if they agree to rescue 70 refugees too.

  • The Boondock Saints

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    8

    Fraternal twins set out to rid Boston of the evil men operating there while being tracked down by an FBI agent.

  • Knocked Up

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    7

    For fun loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she’s pregnant.

  • When a Stranger Calls

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    5

    During an otherwise routine babysitting gig, a high-school student is harassed by an increasingly threatening prank caller.

  • Broken Flowers

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    7

    As the devoutly single Don Johnston is dumped by his latest girlfriend, he receives an anonymous pink letter informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him. The situation causes Don to examine his relationships with women instead of moving on to the next one, and he embarks on a cross-country search for his old flames who might possess clues to the mystery at hand.

  • Arizona Dream

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    3

    An Innuit hunter races his sled home with a fresh-caught halibut. This fish pervades the entire film, in real and imaginary form. Meanwhile, Axel tags fish in New York as a naturalist’s gofer. He’s happy there, but a messenger arrives to bring him to Arizona for his uncle’s wedding. It’s a ruse to get Axel into the family business. In Arizona, Axel meets two odd women: vivacious, needy, and plagued by neuroses and familial discord. He gets romantically involved with one, while the other, rich but depressed, plays accordion tunes to a gaggle of pet turtles.

  • Happy Endings

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    7

    Happy Endings weaves multiple stories to create a witty look at love, family and the sheer unpredictablity of life itself.

  • Jacob's Ladder

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    8

    A traumatized Vietnam war veteran finds out that his post-war life isn’t what he believes it to be when he’s attacked by horned creatures in the subway and his dead son comes to visit him.

  • Reign of Fire

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    5

    A brood of fire-breathing dragons emerges from the earth and begins setting fire to everything, establishing dominance over the planet.

  • Bubble Boy

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    7

    A comedy about a young man who was born without an immune system and has lived his life within a plastic bubble in his bedroom. When he finds out that the woman he has loved since childhood is about to be married at Niagara Falls, he builds a portable bubble suit and ventures into the outside world to win her affections.

  • Everything Is Illuminated

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    5

    A young Jewish American man endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village, that was ultimately razed by the Nazis, with the help of a local who speaks weirdly funny broken English.

  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Watched on

    7

    With their warning about Lord Voldemort’s return scoffed at, Harry and Dumbledore are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts.

  • The Pledge

    Watched on

    5

    A retiring police chief pledges to catch the killer of a young child.

  • The Bridge

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    7

    People suffer largely unnoticed while the rest of the world goes about its business. This is a documentary exploration of the mythic beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge, the most popular suicide destination in the world, and those drawn by its call. Steel and his crew filmed the bridge during daylight hours from two separate locations for all of 2004, recording most of the two dozen deaths in that year (and preventing several others). They also taped interviews with friends, families and witnesses, who recount in sorrowful detail stories of struggles with depression, substance abuse and mental illness. Raises questions about suicide, mental illness and civic responsibility as well as the filmmaker’s relationship to his fraught and complicated material.

  • Monster

    Watched on

    8

    Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer.

  • Resident Evil

    Watched on

    5

    A special military unit fights a powerful, out-of-control supercomputer and hundreds of scientists who have mutated into flesh-eating creatures after a laboratory accident.

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