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Movies March 2008 archive

  • Full Metal Jacket

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    9

    A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow Marine recruits from their brutal basic training to the bloody street fighting set in 1968 Hue, Vietnam.

  • The Spiderwick Chronicles

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    5

    Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.

  • The Savages

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    5

    A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.

  • There Will Be Blood

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    9

    The intersecting life stories of Daniel Plainview and Eli Sunday in early twentieth century California is presented. Miner turn oilman Daniel Plainview is a driven man who will do whatever it takes to achieve his goals. He works hard but he also takes advantage of those around him at their expense if need be. His business partner is his son H.W., who in reality he "acquired" when H.W.'s biological single father, who worked on one of Daniel's rigs, got killed in a workplace accident. Daniel is deeply protective of H.W. if only for what H.W. brings to the partnership. Eli Sunday is one in a pair of twins, whose family farm Daniel purchases for the major oil deposit located on it. Eli, the local preacher and a self-proclaimed faith healer, wants the money from the sale of the property to finance his own church. The lives of the two competitive men often clash as Daniel pumps…

  • Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!

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    5

    Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.

  • The World's Fastest Indian

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    8

    The life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years building a 1920 Indian motorcycle — a bike which helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967.

  • Babel

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    8

    Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

  • Little Miss Sunshine

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    8

    A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.

  • Carlito's Way

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    8

    A Puerto-Rican ex-con, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of NYC.

  • Right at Your Door

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    7

    A dirty bomb goes off in Los Angeles, jamming freeways and spreading a toxic cloud.

  • The Others

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    8

    A woman who lives in a darkened old house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her family home is haunted.

  • Heat

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    8

    A Los Angeles crime saga, “Heat” focuses on the lives of two men on opposite sides of the law - one a detective; the other a thief.

  • Blade: Trinity

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    7

    Blade, now a wanted man by the FBI, must join forces with the Nightstalkers to face his most challenging enemy yet: Dracula

  • Apocalypse Now Redux

    Watched on

    9

    During the on-going Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Green Beret who has set himself up as a God among a local tribe.

  • Gattaca

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    9

    A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.

  • Garden State

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    9

    A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother’s funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade.

  • The Incredibles

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    8

    A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.

  • The Cottage

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    5

    In a remote part of the countryside, a bungled kidnapping turns into a living nightmare for four central characters when they cross paths with a psychopathic farmer and all hell breaks loose.

  • Reservoir Dogs

    Watched on

    9

    After a simple jewelery heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.

  • Serenity

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    8

    In the future, a spaceship called Serenity is harboring a passenger with a deadly secret. Six rebels on the run. An assassin in pursuit. When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an awesome action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything - or anyone - to get the girl back and the bloodthirsty creatures who roam the uncharted areas of space. But, the greatest danger of all may be on their ship.

  • House of Sand and Fog

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    9

    An abandoned wife is evicted from her house and starts a tragic conflict with her home’s new owners.

  • National Treasure 2

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    6

    Benjamin Gates must follow a clue left in John Wilkes Booth’s diary to prove his ancestor’s innocence in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

  • Vantage Point

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    6

    With a Rashomon narrative style, the attempted assassination of the president is told from five different perspectives.

  • The Warriors

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    7

    A gang called The Warriors are framed for killing a gang leader trying to unite all the gangs in the area. With other gangs gunning for them they must get back to the home turf of Coney Island… Alive.

  • Unforgiven

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    8

    Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man.

  • Requiem for a Dream

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    10

    Drugs. They consume mind, body and soul. Once you’re hooked, you’re hooked. Four lives. Four addicts. Four failures. Despite their aspirations of greatness, they succumb to their addictions. Watching the addicts spiral out of control, we bear witness to the dirtiest, ugliest portions of the underworld addicts reside in. It is shocking and eye-opening but demands to be seen by both addicts and non-addicts alike.

  • Blade Runner

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    8

    Deckard, a blade runner, has to track down and terminate 4 replicants who hijacked a ship in space and have returned to earth seeking their maker…

  • Donnie Darko

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    8

    A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after narrowly escaping a bizarre accident.

  • In the Bedroom

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    8

    A New England couple’s college-aged son dates an older woman with two small children and an unwelcome ex-husband. Then something terrible occurs in this wrenching, emotional drama.

  • The Bank Job

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    7

    A car dealer with a dodgy past and new family, Terry has always avoided major-league scams. But when Martine, a beautiful model from his old neighborhood, offers him a lead on a foolproof bank hit on London’s Baker Street, Terry recognizes the opportunity of a lifetime. Martine targets a roomful of safe deposit boxes worth millions in cash and jewelry. But Terry and his crew don’t realize the boxes also contain a treasure trove of dirty secrets - secrets that will thrust them into a deadly web of corruption and illicit scandal that spans London’s criminal underworld, the highest echelons of the British government, and the Royal Family itself.

  • Untraceable

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    6

    FBI agent Jennifer Marsh is tasked with hunting down a seemingly untraceable serial killer who posts live videos of his victims on the Internet. As time runs out, the cat and mouse chase becomes more personal.

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