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

    A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.

  • 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...