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Movies February 2009 archive

  • Jersey Girl

    Watched on

    7

    After his career is sidelined from an unexpected tragedy and a personal blowup, a single man must take care of his precocious daughter.

  • Coeurs

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    5

    In Paris, six people all look for love, despite typically having their romantic aspirations dashed at every turn.

  • Grizzly Man

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    6

    A devastating and heartrending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October of 2003 while living among grizzlies in Alaska.

  • Vicky Cristina Barcelona

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    5

    Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.

  • The Killing

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    8

    Crooks plan and execute a daring racetrack robbery.

  • Murder by Death

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    7

    Five famous literary detective characters and their sidekicks are invited to a bizarre mansion to solve an even stranger mystery.

  • The Fall

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    7

    In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastical story about 5 mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality starts to blur as the tale advances.

  • Love Liza

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    6

    Following the unexplained suicide of his wife Liza, website designer Wilson Joel (Philip Seymour Hoffman) turns to gasoline fumes and remote control gaming while avoiding an inevitable conflict with his mother-in-law (Kathy Bates).

  • Notorious

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    5

    The life and death story of Notorious B.I.G.(a.k.a. Christopher Wallace), who came straight out of Brooklyn to take the world of rap music by storm.

  • The Iron Giant

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    8

    A boy makes friends with an innocent alien giant robot that a paranoid government agent wants to destroy.

  • The Score

    Watched on

    7

    An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist.

  • Sickle

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    2

    Follow the story of several attractive teenagers as they try to have a fun time in a slaughter house after dark. Only to have their fun time make out session interrupted by a sadistic mad man with only one thing in mind, killing

  • Jerry Maguire

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    7

    When a sports agent has a moral epiphany and is fired for expressing it, he decides to put his new philosophy to the test as an independent with the only athlete who stays with him.

  • Alive

    Watched on

    7

    Uruguayan rugby team stranded in the snow swept Andes are forced to use desperate measures to survive after a plane crash.

  • 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

  • The Lady Vanishes

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    8

    While traveling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train.

  • Bolt

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    7

    The canine star of a fictional sci-fi/action show that believes his powers are real embarks on a cross country trek to save his co-star from a threat he believes is just as real.

  • Doubt

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    9

    Set in 1964, Doubt centers on a nun who confronts a priest after suspecting him of abusing a black student. He denies the charges, and much of the play’s quick-fire dialogue tackles themes of religion, morality, and authority.

  • Revolutionary Road

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    8

    A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.

  • Milk

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    8

    The story of California’s first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, a San Francisco supervisor who was assassinated along with Mayor George Moscone by San Francisco Supervisor Dan White.

  • Happy-Go-Lucky

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    7

    A look at a few chapters in the life of Poppy, a cheery, colorful, North London schoolteacher whose optimism tends to exasperate those around her.

  • Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

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    5

    High school student Nick O’Leary, member of the Queercore band The Jerk Offs, meets college-bound Norah Silverberg and she asks him to be her boyfriend for five minutes.

  • Che: Part One

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    8

    In 1956, Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara (Benicio Del Toro) and a band of Castro-led Cuban exiles mobilize an army to topple the regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.

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