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Movies June 2008 archive

  • The Chumscrubber

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    5

    The Chumscrubber is a darkly satiric story about life crumbling in the midst of a seemingly idyllic suburbia.

  • The Day of the Triffids

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    4

    A shower of meteorites produces a glow that blinds anyone that looks at it. As it was such a beautiful sight…

  • The Island

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    8

    A man goes on the run after he discovers that he is actually a “harvested being”, and is being kept along with others in a utopian facility.

  • Alpha Dog

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    9

    A drama based on the life of Jesse James Hollywood, a drug dealer who became one of the youngest men ever to be on the FBI’s most wanted list.

  • Lady in the Water

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    7

    Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works with his tenants to protect his new friend from the creatures that are determined to keep her in our world.

  • The Trouble with Harry

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    5

    The trouble with Harry is that he’s dead, and everyone seems to have a different idea of what needs to be done with his body…

  • K-PAX

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    8

    Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.

  • The Ruins

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    8

    A group of friends whose leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when they, along with a fellow tourist embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle, where something evil lives among the ruins.

  • Teeth

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    7

    Still a stranger to her own body, a high school student discovers she has a physical advantage when she becomes the object of male violence.

  • Signs

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    8

    A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.

  • Letters from Iwo Jima

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    8

    The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.

  • Open Your Eyes

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    8

    A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.

  • Imaginary Heroes

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    6

    The Travis family façade is destroyed by an event incomprehensible to them — an event which will open locked doors and finally reveal the secrets that have haunted them for decades.

  • The Happening

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    5

    Elliot Moore is a high school science teacher who quizzes his class one day about an article in the New York Times. It's about the sudden, mysterious disappearance of bees. Yet again Nature is doing something inexplicable, and whatever science has to say about it will be, in the end, only a theory. Scientists will bring out more theories, but no explanations, when a more urgent dilemma hits the planet. It begins in Central Park. Suddenly and inexplicably, the behavior of everyone in the park changes in a most bizarre and horrible way. Soon, the strange behavior spreads throughout the city and beyond. Elliot, his wife, Alma, and Jess, the young daughter of a friend, will only have theories to guide them where to run and where to hide. But theories may not be enough.

    Read the review of The Happening

  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

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    7

    Five friends visiting their grandpa’s old house are hunted down and terrorized by a chainsaw wielding killer and his family of grave-robbing cannibals.

  • Closer

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    8

    The relationships of two couples become complicated and deceitful when the man from one couple meets the woman of the other.

  • Watched on

    5

    A harried movie director retreats into his memories and fantasies.

  • Shooter

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    8

    A marksman (Wahlberg) living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why.

  • A Scanner Darkly

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    6

    An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.

  • Gone Baby Gone

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    10

    Two Boston area detectives investigate a little girl’s kidnapping, which ultimately turns into a crisis both professionally and personally. Based on the Dennis Lehane novel.

    Read the review of Gone Baby Gone

  • Prom Night

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    5

    Donna’s senior prom is supposed to be the best night of her life, though a sadistic killer from her past has different plans for her and her friends.

  • Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay

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    5

    Follows the cross-country adventures of the pot-smoking duo as they try to outrun authorities who suspect them of being terrorists when they try to sneak a bong on board their flight to Amsterdam.

  • The Skeleton Key

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    7

    A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house’s dark past.

  • Hana-bi

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    6

    Nishi is a cop whose wife is slowly dying of Leukemia. One of his partners gets shot on the job and…

  • And Your Mother Too

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    7

    In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.

  • This Is England

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    9

    This is England: Mods, New Romantics, and Skinheads are the major youth sub-cultures of this very English summer of 1983 and young 12-year-old Shaun is left wandering aimlessly alone and lost during the start of his school holidays, until his chance meeting with Woody and his fun and friendly Skinhead pack.

    Read the review of This Is England

  • Stay

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    7

    This movie focuses on the attempts of a psychiatrist to prevent one of his patients from committing suicide while trying to maintain his own grip on reality.

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