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Movies August 2009 archive

  • The Hurt Locker

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    10

    An intense portrayal of elite soldiers who have one of the most dangerous jobs in the world: disarming bombs in the heat of combat. When a new sergeant, James, takes over a highly trained bomb disposal team amidst violent conflict, he surprises his two subordinates, Sanborn and Eldridge, by recklessly plunging them into a deadly game of urban combat. James behaves as if he’s indifferent to death. As the men struggle to control their wild new leader, the city explodes into chaos, and James’ true character reveals itself in a way that will change each man forever.

  • Inglourious Basterds

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    8

    In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as “The Basterds” are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis.

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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    5

    As Harry Potter begins his 6th year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, he discovers an old book marked mysteriously “This book is the property of the Half-Blood Prince” and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort’s dark past.

  • Taxi to the Dark Side

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    6

    An in-depth look at the torture practices of the United States in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo Bay, focusing on an innocent taxi driver in Afghanistan who was tortured and killed in 2002.

  • Annie Hall

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    8

    Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.

  • The Mist

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    6

    A freak storm unleashes a species of blood-thirsty creatures on a small town, where a small band of citizens hole-up in a supermarket and fight for their lives.

  • Orphan

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    5

    A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a 9-year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be.

  • I Love You, Beth Cooper

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    4

    A nerdy valedictorian proclaims his love for the hottest and most popular girl in school

  • Control

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    4

    A sociopath on death row is given a chance to live if he agrees to take part in a chemical behavioral modification program.

  • G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

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    4

    An elite military unit comprised of special operatives known as G.I. Joe, operating out of The Pit, takes on an evil organization led by a notorious arms dealer.

  • Definitely, Maybe

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    7

    A political consultant tries to explain his impending divorce and past relationships to his 11-year-old daughter.

  • The Matrix

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    10

    A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against the controllers of it.

  • The Time Traveller's Wife

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    6

    A romantic drama about a Chicago librarian with a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel, and the complications it creates for his marriage.

  • Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

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    5

    When Sid’s attempt to adopt three dinosaur eggs gets him abducted by their real mother to an underground lost world, his friends attempt to rescue him.

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

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    10

    A man, Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend Clementine underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realizes that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his mistake.

  • The Taking of Pelham 123

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    5

    Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day’s work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.

  • The Proposal

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    6

    A pushy boss forces her young assistant to marry her in order to keep her Visa status in the U.S. and avoid deportation to Canada.

  • TRON

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    7

    A hacker is literally abducted into the world of a computer and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program.

  • Memories of Murder

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    7

    In 1986, in the province of Gyunggi, in South Korea, a second young and beautiful woman is found dead…

  • Antichrist

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    8

    A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.

  • The Ugly Truth

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    6

    A romantically challenged morning show producer is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests…

  • Apollo 13

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    8

    True story of the moon-bound mission that developed severe trouble and the men that rescued it with skill and dedication.

  • Face/Off

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    7

    A revolutionary medical technique allows an undercover agent to take the physical appearance of a major criminal and infiltrate his organization.

  • Spartacus

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    9

    The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman empire.

  • Moon

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    8

    Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet’s power problems.

  • Seven

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    9

    Police drama about two cops, one new and one about to retire, after a serial killer using the seven deadly sins as his MO.

  • Pursued

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    4

    A fast rising hi tech executive must protect his career and family from the ruthless tactics of a homicidal corporate headhunter.

  • Tell No One

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    8

    The pediatrician Alexandre Beck misses his beloved wife Margot Beck, who was brutally murdered eight years ago when he was the prime suspect…

  • The Basketball Diaries

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    6

    Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll’s epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction…

  • The Kingdom

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    7

    A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.

  • Rain Man

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    8

    Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt’s father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.

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