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Movies April 2010 archive

  • Cemetery Junction

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    8

    It's 1973 in Cemetery Junction, a Reading suburb. Three working class lads, best friends, are coming of age. Freddie wants to rise above his station, taking a job selling life insurance, wearing a suit and tie. Snork works at the railway station and wants a girlfriend some day. Bruce talks of leaving but seems on track to work at a factory, drink and fight, and become like his dad, in front of the telly with beer on hand; and he's trying the patience of the police officer who gets him out of jams. Freddie's job leads the lads toward a few small changes. He runs across a childhood friend, Julie, his boss's daughter who's engaged to the firm's top seller. Can the lads break out?

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  • Centurion

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    5

    A splinter group of Roman soldiers fight for their lives behind enemy lines after their legion is decimated in a devastating guerrilla attack.

  • American History X

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    9

    A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.

  • Repo Men

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    5

    Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who…

  • Whip It!

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    7

    In a town near Austin, Bliss Cavendar's strong-willed mom believes Bliss, at 17, can win pageants - the key to a happy life. Bliss isn't the beauty pageant type: she's shy, quiet, and has just one friend, Pash, her fellow waitress at a diner. Things change for Bliss when she discovers a women's roller derby league in Austin, tries out, proves to be whip fast, and makes a team. Now she needs to become someone tough on the rink, keep her parents from finding out where she goes twice a week, and do something about a first crush, on a musician she meets at the derby. Meanwhile, mom still sees Bliss as Miss Bluebonnet. Things are on a collision course; will everyone get banged up?

  • Wolf Creek

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    7

    Stranded backpackers in remote Australia fall prey to a murderous bushman who offers to fix their car, then takes them captive.

  • Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

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    4

    An African American mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.

  • Fish Tank

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    7

    Everything changes for 15yr old Mia when her mum brings home a new boyfriend.

  • The Blind Side

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    8

    The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.

  • Crazy Heart

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    8

    A faded country music musician is forced to reassess his dysfunctional life during a doomed romance that also inspires him.

  • Kick-Ass

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    8

    Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.

  • Clash of the Titans

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    5

    The mortal son of the god Zeus embarks on a perilous journey to stop the underworld and its minions from spreading their evil to Earth as well as the heavens.

  • An Education

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    8

    A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.

  • Whale Rider

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    5

    A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize.

  • The Fourth Kind

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    5

    A thriller involving an ongoing unsolved mystery in Alaska, where one town has seen an extraordinary number of unexplained disappearances during the past 40 years and there are accusations of a federal cover up.

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