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Movies November 2007 archive

  • Walk the Line

    Watched on

    8

    A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash’s life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.

  • Planet Terror

    Watched on

    8

    After an experimental bio-weapon is released, turning thousands into zombie-like creatures, it’s up to a rag-tag group of survivors to stop the infected and those behind its release.

  • The Darjeeling Limited

    Watched on

    6

    Three American brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other — to become brothers again like they used to be. Their “spiritual quest”, however, veers rapidly off-course (due to events involving over-the-counter pain killers, Indian cough syrup, and pepper spray), and they eventually find themselves stranded alone in the middle of the desert with eleven suitcases, a printer, and a laminating machine. At this moment, a new, unplanned journey suddenly begins.

  • Beowulf

    Watched on

    6

    The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing towns, and later, Grendel’s mother, who begins killing out of revenge.

  • Sleuth

    Watched on

    7

    On his sprawling country estate, an aging writer (Caine) matches wits with the struggling actor (Law) who has stolen his wife’s heart.

  • Shrooms

    Watched on

    5

    Having been promised the ‘trip’ of a lifetime by their Irish friend and mushroom expert Jake, a group of American teenagers arrives in Ireland, keen for adventure. Despite Jake’s warnings about the ‘shrooms they shouldn’t eat, things start to go horribly wrong and the teenagers suffer horrific visions. The panicked friends are attacked by ghostly creatures, never sure whether they are experiencing gruesome reality or startling hallucinations. As the group is bloodily whittled down to one, it is soon clear that, whether or not these apparitions are real, the carnage they leave behind certainly is.

  • Alien

    Watched on

    9

    A mining ship, investigating a suspected SOS, lands on a distant planet. The crew discovers some strange creatures and investigates.

  • Aliens

    Watched on

    9

    Fifty-seven years after her ordeal with an extraterrestrial creature, Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team during her hypersleep. When she discovers that transmissions from a colony that has since settled on the alien planet suddenly stop, Ripley is offered a chance to team up with a group of marines to descend on the planet and investigate the alien presence. Determined to end the memories of the alien creature, Ripley agrees and is once again thrown back into her living nightmare.

  • Along Came a Spider

    Watched on

    5

    Detective/psychologist Alex Cross loses his partner in an out of control 'bust.' He stops working and cannot forgive himself. He is drawn back to work reluctantly when a senator's daughter is kidnapped and the kidnapper seems to want to deal with Alex personally.

  • The Constant Gardener

    Watched on

    7

    A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife’s murder, big business, and corporate corruption.

  • Good Luck Chuck

    Watched on

    6

    In order to keep the woman of his dreams from falling for another guy, Charlie Logan has to break the curse that has made him wildly popular with single women: Sleep with Charlie once, and the next man you meet will be your true love.

  • The Fog

    Watched on

    5

    A Northern California fishing town, built 100 years ago over an old leper colony, is the target for revenge by a killer fog containing zombie-like ghosts seeking revenge for their deaths.

  • Secretary

    Watched on

    4

    A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.

  • Scanners

    Watched on

    7

    A scientist sends a man with extraordinary psychic powers to hunt others like him.

  • Mystic River

    Watched on

    8

    With a childhood tragedy that overshadowed their lives, three men are reunited by circumstance when one loses a daughter.

  • El Mariachi

    Watched on

    6

    A traveling mariachi is mistaken for a murderous criminal and must hide from a gang bent on killing him.

  • Desperado

    Watched on

    6

    A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.

  • The Notebook

    Watched on

    8

    The movie focuses on an old man reading a story to an old woman in a nursing home. The story he reads follows two young lovers named Allie Hamilton and Noah Calhoun, who meet one evening at a carnival. But they are separated by Allie’s parents who dissaprove of Noah’s unwealthy family, and move Allie away. After waiting for Noah to write her for several years, Allie meets and gets engaged to a handsome young soldier named Lon. Allie, then, with her love for Noah still alive, stops by Noah’s 200-year-old home that he restored for her, “to see if he’s okay”. It is evident that they still have feelings for each other, and Allie has to choose between her fiancé and her first love.

  • 30 Days of Night

    Watched on

    7

    After an Alaskan town is plunged into darkness for a month, it is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires.

  • Eagle vs Shark

    Watched on

    7

    Eagle vs Shark is the tale of two socially awkward misfits and the strange ways they try to find love; through revenge on high-school bullies, burgers, and video games.

  • The Lookout

    Watched on

    6

    Chris (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is a once promising high school athlete whose life is turned upside down following a tragic accident. As he tries to maintain a normal life, he takes a job as a janitor at a bank, where he ultimately finds himself caught up in a planned heist.

  • Death at a Funeral

    Watched on

    7

    Chaos ensues when a man tries to expose a dark secret regarding a recently deceased patriarch of a dysfunctional British family.

  • SiCKO

    Watched on

    8

    A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories.

  • Hatchet

    Watched on

    3

    When a group of tourists on a New Orleans haunted swamp tour find themselves stranded in the wilderness, their evening of fun and spooks turns into a horrific nightmare.

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