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Movies August 2008 archive

  • Wonder Boys

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    6

    Grady Tripp is a professor/writer living in Pittsburgh who is struggling with writer's block. Whilst doing this, he also manages to get the chancellor pregnant. In the meantime, he and a college student, James Leer are trying to find a rare jacket once owned by Marilyn Monroe, and a college girl, Hannah Green boarding with Grady has a bit of a crush on him.

  • The Frighteners

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    7

    After a car accident in which his wife, Debra, was killed and he was injured, Frank Bannister develops psychic abilities allowing him to see...

  • Straw Dogs

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    7

    A young American and his English wife come to rural England and face increasingly vicious local harassment.

  • Renaissance

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    7

    In 2054, Paris is a labyrinth where all movement is monitored and recorded. Casting a shadow over everything is the city's largest company, Avalon, which insinuates itself into every aspect of contemporary life to sell its primary export -- youth and beauty. In this world of stark contrasts and rigid laws the populace is kept in line and accounted for.

  • Dune

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    4

    In the distant future, a man appears who may be the prophet that a long-suffering galaxy has been waiting for.

  • Garden State

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    9

    A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade.

  • Chopper

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    6

    Chopper tells the intense story of Mark "Chopper" Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison. His book, "From the Inside", upon which the film is based, was a best-seller.

  • [Rec]

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    8

    "REC" turns on a young TV reporter and her cameraman who cover the night shift at the local fire station...

  • Capote

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    9

    Truman Capote (Hoffman), during his research for his book In Cold Blood, an account of the murder of a Kansas family, the writer develops a close relationship with Perry Smith, one of the killers.

  • Over the Edge

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    4

    New Grenada is a planned community set in the desert where there is nothing for the kids to do, save for a rec center - which closes at 6 PM...

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