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Movies January 2010 archive

  • The Great Debaters

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    8

    A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school’s first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.

  • The Cove

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    8

    Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renown dolphin trainer Ric O’Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health.

  • Fido

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    5

    Timmy Robinson’s best friend in the whole wide world is a six-foot tall rotting zombie named Fido. But when FIDO eats the next-door neighbor…

  • Forrest Gump

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    8

    Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny, eludes him.

  • The Book of Eli

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    7

    A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.

  • United 93

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    8

    A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

  • Touch of Evil

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    6

    Stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in Mexican border town.

  • Brothers

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    6

    A young man comforts his older brother’s wife and children after he goes missing in Afghanistan.

  • Un prophète

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    7

    A young Arab man is sent to a French prison where he becomes a mafia kingpin.

  • Funny People

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    4

    When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship cause him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.

  • Tenderness

    Watched on

    4

    A policeman (Crowe) works to figure out whether a violent teen (Foster) murdered his family.

  • Synecdoche, New York

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    6

    A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

  • Below

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    6

    Strange happenings occur on a WW II submarine.

  • Hitch

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    6

    While helping his latest client woo the fine lady of his dreams, a professional “date doctor” finds game doesn’t quite work on the gossip columnist with whom he’s smitten.

  • The Magician

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    4

    The Magician follows charismatic, yet volatile hitman Ray Shoesmith (Ryan) around Melbourne while he is being filmed by a friend and neighbour. As he goes about his chilling business - threatening violence and in some cases making good on those threats - the camera continues to roll, fuelled by offbeat conversation, dark humour and emotional crises.

  • Up in the Air

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    9

    Ryan Bingham is a corporate downsizing expert whose cherished life on the road is threatened just as he is on the cusp of reaching ten million frequent flyer miles and just after he’s met the frequent-traveler woman of his dreams.

  • Zoolander

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    4

    At the end of his career, a clueless fashion model is brainwashed to kill the Prime Minister of Malaysia.

  • 11'09''01 - September 11

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    5

    The effects of the 9/11 terrorist attacks are told from different points of view around the world.

  • Resident Evil: Degeneration

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    4

    A warrior seeking revenge unleashes a deadly virus in Harvardville. Responding to the threat are former special forces members Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield, who look to bring down a mutated monster before history repeats itself.

  • Man of the Year

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    6

    A comedian who hosts a news satire program decides to run for president, and a computerized voting machine malfunction gets him elected.

  • Daybreakers

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    7

    In the year 2019, a plague has transformed most every human into vampires. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, the fractured dominant race plots their survival; meanwhile, a researcher works with a covert band of vamps on a way to save humankind.

  • Nine

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    5

    Famous film director Guido Contini struggles to find harmony in his professional and personal lives, as he engages in dramatic relationships with his wife, his mistress, his muse, his agent, and his mother.

  • Sherlock Holmes

    Watched on

    6

    Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.

  • Nowhere Boy

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    6

    A chronicle of John Lennon’s childhood.

  • Waitress

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    6

    Jenna is a pregnant, unhappily married waitress in the deep south. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness.

  • The Hudsucker Proxy

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    7

    A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.

  • Thank You for Smoking

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    7

    Satirical comedy follows the machinations of Big Tobacco’s chief spokesman, Nick Naylor, who spins on behalf of cigarettes while trying to remain a role model for his twelve-year-old son.

  • Soylent Green

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    6

    In an overpopulated futuristic Earth, a New York police detective finds himself marked for murder by government agents when he gets too close to a bizarre state secret involving the origins of a revolutionary and needed new foodstuff.

  • Outsourced

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    7

    After his entire department is outsourced, an American novelty products salesman (Hamilton) heads to India to train his replacement.

  • Outsourced

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    7

    After his entire department is outsourced, an American novelty products salesman (Hamilton) heads to India to train his replacement.

  • Tokyo!

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    7

    Three of the world’s greatest filmmakers come together for an omnibus triptych examining the nature of one unforgettable city as it’s shaped by the disparate people who live, work (and even run amok!) inside one enormous, constantly evolving, densely populated Japanese megalopolis - the ravishing and inimitable Tokyo.

    Read the review of Tokyo!

  • Kontroll

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    7

    A tale about a strange young man, Bulcsú, his fellow inspectors, who are all without exception likeable characters, a rival ticket inspection team, and racing along the tracks… And a tale about love.

  • The Bourne Identity

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    7

    A man is picked up by a fishing boat, bullet-riddled and without memory, then races to elude assassins and recover from amnesia.

  • The Man from Earth

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    7

    An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.

    Read the review of The Man from Earth

  • Avatar

    Watched on

    9

    A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.

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