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Movies August 2010 archive

  • Cop Out

    Watched on

    5

    A comedy about a veteran NYPD cop whose rare baseball card is stolen. Since it’s his only hope to pay for his daughter’s upcoming wedding, he recruits his partner to track down the thief, a memorabilia-obsessed gangster.

  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    Watched on

    8

    Scott Pilgrim must defeat his new girlfriend’s seven evil exes in order to win her heart.

  • The Sorcerer's Apprentice

    Watched on

    6

    Master sorcerer Balthazar Blake recruits a seemingly everyday guy in his mission to defend New York City from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath.

  • The Game

    Watched on

    8

    Nicholas Van Orton is a very wealthy San Francisco banker, but he is an absolute loner, even spending his birthday alone. In the year of his 48th birthday (the age his father committed suicide) his brother Conrad, who has gone long ago and surrendered to addictions of all kinds, suddenly returns and gives Nicholas a card giving him entry to unusual entertainment provided by something called Consumer Recreation Services (CRS). Giving up to curiosity, Nicholas visits CRS and all kinds of weird and bad things start to happen to him.

  • Everything Is Illuminated

    Watched on

    5

    A young Jewish American man endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village, that was ultimately razed by the Nazis, with the help of a local who speaks weirdly funny broken English.

  • The Last Airbender

    Watched on

    3

    The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.

    Read the review of The Last Airbender

  • Salt

    Watched on

    6

    A CIA agent goes on the run after a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy.

  • District 9

    Watched on

    9

    An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.

  • Margot at the Wedding

    Watched on

    4

    Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is getting married to less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed family secrets.

  • The Squid and the Whale

    Watched on

    7

    Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents’ divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.

  • Human Nature

    Watched on

    7

    A woman is in love with a man in love with another woman, and all three have designs on a young man raised as an ape.

  • The Karate Kid

    Watched on

    5

    Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master.

  • The Expendables

    Watched on

    5

    A team of mercenaries head to South America on a mission to overthrow a dictator.

  • Gigantic

    Watched on

    5

    A mattress salesman finds his plan to adopt a Chinese baby augmented by the arrival of a young woman, who comes into his workplace, falls asleep on one of the beds, and starts to affect his life upon waking up.

  • Remember Me

    Watched on

    7

    A romantic drama centered on two new lovers: Tyler, whose parents have split in the wake of his brother’s suicide, and Ally, who lives each day to the fullest since witnessing her mother’s murder.

  • Knight and Day

    Watched on

    6

    June Havens finds her everyday life tangled with that of a secret agent who has realized he isn’t supposed to survive his latest mission…

  • The A-Team

    Watched on

    6

    A group of Iraq War veterans looks to clear their name with the U.S. military, who suspect the four men of committing a crime for which they were framed.

  • Insomnia

    Watched on

    7

    Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn’t set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.

  • Toy Story 3

    Watched on

    10

    The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it’s up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren’t abandoned and to return home.

    Read the review of Toy Story 3

  • Shrek Forever After

    Watched on

    5

    Rumpelstiltskin tricks a mid-life crisis burdened Shrek into allowing himself to be erased from existence and cast in a dark alternate timeline where Rumpel rules supreme.

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My name is Trevor Morris & I am a movie-loving, mountain bike-riding web developer from the UK. Currently, freelancing at Surface.