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Movies October 2009 archive

  • Eagle vs Shark

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    7

    Eagle vs Shark is the tale of two socially awkward misfits and the strange ways they try to find love; through revenge on high-school bullies, burgers, and video games.

  • Couples Retreat

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    6

    A comedy centered around four couples who settle into a tropical-island resort for a vacation. While one of the couples is there to work on the marriage, the others fail to realize that participation in the resort’s therapy sessions is not optional.

  • 9

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    6

    A post-apocalyptic nightmare in which all of humanity is threatened.

  • This Is It

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    5

    A compilation of interviews, rehearsals and backstage footage of Michael Jackson as he prepared for his series of sold-out shows in London.

  • Smokin' Aces

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    6

    When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state’s evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he’s no longer breathing.

  • Happy Accidents

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    8

    Ruby Weaver has man trouble: she tries to fix them, so she’s stuck herself with a string of losers. Her current lover…

  • Triangle

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    7

    The story revolves around the passengers of a yachting trip in the Atlantic Ocean who, when struck by mysterious weather conditions, jump to another ship only to experience greater havoc on the open seas.

  • District 13

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    7

    Set in the ghettos of Paris in 2010, an undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to defuse a neutron bomb.

  • The Hunt for Red October

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    8

    In 1984, the USSR’s best submarine captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the USA. Is he trying to defect, or to start a war?

  • Stranger Than Fiction

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    7

    An IRS auditor suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death.

  • Love Happens

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    6

    About a widower whose book about coping with loss turns him into a best-selling self-help guru. On a business trip to Seattle, he falls for a woman who attends one of his seminars, only to learn that he hasn’t yet truly confronted his wife’s passing.

  • Sin City

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    8

    A film that explores the dark and miserable town Basin City and tells the story of three different people, all caught up in the violent corruption of the city.

  • Happy Endings

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    7

    Happy Endings weaves multiple stories to create a witty look at love, family and the sheer unpredictablity of life itself.

  • Zack and Miri Make a Porno

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    7

    Lifelong platonic friends Zack and Miri look to solve their respective cash-flow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll, however, the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously thought.

  • Super Size Me

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    7

    An irreverent look at obesity in America and one of its sources - fast food corporations.

  • Who Killed the Electric Car?

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    6

    A documentary that investigates the birth and death of the electric car, as well as the role of renewable energy and sustainable living in the future.

  • Powder Blue

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    6

    Four Los Angelenos — a mortician, an ex-con, a suicidal ex-priest, and a stripper — are brought together on Christmas Eve by a mixture of circumstances.

  • The Invention of Lying

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    6

    A comedy set in a world where no one has ever lied, until a writer seizes the opportunity for personal gain.

  • Zombieland

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    8

    A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the last Twinkie, and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America.

  • 80 Minutes

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    4

    80 minutes to live or die. Alex got injected with a high tech poison by his creditor and put on a time clock to pay his debt back in 1 hour and 20 minutes.

  • Charlie Wilson's War

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    7

    A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson’s covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

  • Burn After Reading

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    7

    A disk containing the memoirs of a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous gym employees who attempt to sell it.

  • Away We Go

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    9

    A couple who is expecting their first child travel around the U.S. in order to find a perfect place to start their family. Along the way, they have misadventures and find fresh connections with an assortment of relatives and old friends who just might help them discover “home” on their own terms for the first time.

  • Toy Story

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    10

    A little boy named Andy loves to be in his room, playing with his toys, especially his doll named “Woody”. But, what do the toys do when Andy is not with them, they come to life. Woody believes that he has life (as a toy) good. However, he must worry about Andy’s family moving, and what Woody does not know is about Andy’s birthday party. Woody does not realize that Andy’s mother gave him an action figure known as Buzz Lightyear, who does not believe that he is a toy, and quickly becomes Andy’s new favorite toy. Woody, who is now consumed with jealousy, tries to get rid of Buzz. Then, both Woody and Buzz are now lost. They must find a way to get back to Andy before he moves without them, but they will have to pass through a ruthless toy killer, Sid Phillips.

  • The Soloist

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    6

    A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Julliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.

  • Pandorum

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    7

    A pair of crew members aboard a spaceship wake up with no knowledge of their mission or their identities.

  • Surrogates

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    6

    Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others’ surrogates.

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