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Movies January 2009 archive

  • Team America: World Police

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    8

    Popular Broadway actor Gary Johnston is recruited by the elite counter-terrorism organization Team America: World Police. As the world begins to crumble around him, he must battle with terrorists, celebrities and falling in love.

  • 1984

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    7

    George Orwell’s novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.

  • Elephant

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    8

    A day in the lives of a group of average teenage high school students. The film follows every character and shows their daily routines. However two of the students plan to do something that the student body won’t forget.

  • The Thomas Crown Affair

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    7

    A very rich and successful playboy amuses himself by stealing artwork, but may have met his match in a seductive detective.

  • Frost/Nixon

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    8

    A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.

  • Valkyrie

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    6

    Based on actual events, a plot to assassinate Hitler is unfurled during the height of WWII.

  • I ♥ Huckabees

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    5

    A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.

  • Shooting Fish

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    6

    Two con artists’ plan to steal enough for a house are twisted when a pretty girl enters the picture.

  • Wristcutters: A Love Story

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    7

    A film set in a strange afterlife way station that has been reserved for people who have committed suicide.

  • My Bloody Valentine 3-D

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    5

    Tom returns to his hometown on the tenth anniversary of the Valentine’s night massacre that claimed the lives of 22 people. Instead of a homecoming, however, Tom finds himself suspected of committing the murders, and it seems like his old flame is the only one will believes he’s innocent.

  • Defiance

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    8

    Three Jewish brothers escape from Nazi-occupied Poland into the Belarussian forest, where they join Russian resistance fighters and endeavor to build a village in order to protect themselves and others in danger.

  • Time To Leave

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    7

    A successful fashion photographer is a gay man with terminal cancer. Slowly coming to terms with his situation he is cruel to his lover, has refused chemotherapy, nasty to his pregnant sister and uncommunicative to his loving and supportive parents.

  • The Wrestler

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    8

    This is a drama about an aging professional wrestler, decades past his prime, who now barely gets by working small wrestling shows in VFW halls and as a part-time grocery store employee. As he faces health problems that may end his wrestling career for good he attempts to come to terms with his life outside the ring: by working full time at the grocery store, trying to reconcile with the daughter he abandoned in childhood and forming a closer bond with a stripper he has romantic feelings for. He struggles with his new life and an offer of a high-profile rematch with his 1980s arch-nemesis, The Ayatollah, which may be his ticket back to stardom.

  • A Room for Romeo Brass

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    7

    Two twelve-year-old boys, Romeo and Gavin, undergo an extraordinary test of character and friendship when Morell…

  • Things We Lost in the Fire

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    7

    A recent widow invites her husband’s troubled best friend to live with her and her two children. As he gradually turns his life around, he helps the family cope and confront their loss.

  • The Reader

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    9

    Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Burk re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.

  • Slumdog Millionaire

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    9

    A Mumbai teen who grew up in the slums, becomes a contestant on the Indian version of “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” He is arrested under suspicion of cheating, and while being interrogated, events from his life history are shown which explain why he knows the answers.

  • Role Models

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    7

    Wild behavior forces a pair of energy drink reps to enroll in a Big Brother program.

  • King of California

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    6

    An unstable dad who after getting out of a mental institution tries to convince his daughter that there’s Spanish gold buried somewhere under suburbia.

  • Frontière(s)

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    7

    A gang of young thieves flee Paris during the violent aftermath of a political election, only to hole up at an Inn run by neo-Nazis.

  • The Final Conflict

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    5

    The now adult Antichrist plots to eliminate his future divine opponent while a cabal of monks plot to stop him.

  • The Truman Show

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    8

    An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a TV show.

  • Touch the Top of the World

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    7

    The story of the first blind man ever to reach the top of Mount Everest.

  • Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

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    7

    When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents’ jewelery store the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that sends them, their father and one brother’s wife hurtling towards a shattering climax.

  • Darkness Falls

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    4

    A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.

  • Yes Man

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    6

    Carl Allen is at a standstill. No future… Until the day he enrolls into a personal development program based on a very simple idea: say yes to everything! Carl discovers with amazement the magical power of "Yes", and sees his professional and romantic life turned upside down overnight: an unexpected promotion and a new girlfriend. But he'll soon discover that better can be good's enemy, and that all opportunities shouldn't be taken.

  • The Spirit

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    6

    Rookie cop Denny Colt returns from the beyond as The Spirit, a hero whose mission is to fight against the bad forces in Central City.

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