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Movies March 2009 archive

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    Watched on

    10

    Mankind finds a mysterious, obviously artificial, artifact buried on the moon and, with the intelligent computer HAL, sets off on a quest.

  • My Winnipeg

    Watched on

    6

    A personal portrait of filmmaker Guy Maddin’s hometown of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

  • Marley and Me

    Watched on

    8

    A family learns important life lessons from their adorable, but naughty and neurotic dog.

  • Paris, je t'aime

    Watched on

    7

    Through the neighborhoods of Paris, love is veiled, revealed, imitated, sucked dry, reinvented and awakened.

  • Reservation Road

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    7

    On a warm September evening, college professor Ethan Learner, his wife Grace, and their daughter Emma are attending a recital…

  • Sunshine

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    7

    50 years into the future, the Sun begins to die, and Earth is dying as a result. A team of astronauts are sent to revive the Sun - but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team are sent to finish the mission as they are Earth's last hope.

  • American Beauty

    Watched on

    9

    Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation for his daughter’s attractive friend.

  • Paths of Glory

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    9

    The futility and irony of the war in the trenches in WWI is shown as a unit commander in the French army must deal with the mutiny of his men and a glory-seeking general after part of his force falls back under fire in an impossible attack.

  • Watchmen

    Watched on

    7

    When an ex-superhero is murdered, a vigilante named Rorschach begins an investigation into the murder, which begins to lead to a much more terrifying conclusion.

  • The International

    Watched on

    6

    An Interpol agent attempts to expose a high-profile financial institution’s role in an international arms dealing ring.

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    Watched on

    10

    Mankind finds a mysterious, obviously artificial, artifact buried on the moon and, with the intelligent computer HAL, sets off on a quest.

  • Saints and Soldiers

    Watched on

    6

    Four American soldiers and one Brit fighting in Europe during World War II struggle to return to Allied territory after being separated from U.S. forces during the historic Malmedy Massacre.

  • Fire in the Sky

    Watched on

    4

    A group of men who were clearing bush for the government arrive back in town, claiming that their friend was abducted by aliens…

  • Rachel Getting Married

    Watched on

    8

    Kym is released from rehab for a few days so she can go home to attend her sister Rachel's wedding. The home environment is always challenging for a recovering addict, no less so when the visit if only for a few days. While the sisters feel genuine affection for one another, there is tension in their relationship. Rachel feels that her father dotes on Kym far too much and Kym is upset to learn that Rachel has selected a friend to be her maid of honor. Their father is genuinely concerned about Kym's well-being but doesn't see the stress the relationship is causing. Both women also have to deal with their selfish mother who is clearly more concerned with her own well-being ahead of that of her children. Underlying the family's dynamic is a tragedy that occurred many years previously and for which Kym is held by some to be responsible.

  • Twelve Angry Men

    Watched on

    9

    A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court.

  • Rabbit-Proof Fence

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    6

    In 1931, three aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a trek across the Outback.

  • The Unborn

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    4

    A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.

  • Gran Torino

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    7

    Disgruntled Korean War vet Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a young Hmong teenager, who tried to steal Kowalski’s prized possession: his 1972 Gran Torino.

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