Movies January 2010 archive

  • The Magician

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    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.

  • Hitch

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    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.

  • Below

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    Strange happenings occur on a WW II submarine.

  • Synecdoche, New York

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    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.

  • Tenderness

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

  • Funny People

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    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.

  • Un prophète

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

  • Brothers

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

  • Touch of Evil

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    6

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

  • United 93

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    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.