Movies released in 2008

  • Fireflies in the Garden

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    6

    The Taylor family is devastated by an accident that takes place on the day their matriarch is due to graduate from college -- decades after leaving to raise her children.

  • Food, Inc.

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    7

    The current method of raw food production is largely a response to the growth of the fast food industry since the 1950s. The production of food overall has more drastically changed since that time than the several thousand years prior. Controlled primarily by a handful of multinational corporations, the global food production business - with an emphasis on the business - has as its unwritten goals production of large quantities of food at low direct inputs (most often subsidized) resulting in enormous profits, which in turn results in greater control of the global supply of food sources within these few companies. Health and safety (of the food itself, of the animals produced themselves, of the workers on the assembly lines, and of the consumers actually eating the food) are often overlooked by the companies, and are often overlooked by government in an effort to provide cheap food regardless of these negative consequences...

  • Forgetting Sarah Marshall

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    6

    Devastated Peter takes a Hawaii vacation in order to deal with recent break-up with his TV star girlfriend, Sarah. Little does he know Sarah's traveling to the same resort as her ex ... and she's bringing along her new boyfriend.

  • Frost/Nixon

    I have watched this movie twice. The first time was the last time on .

    8

    A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.

  • Frozen River

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    8

    Takes place in the days before Christmas near a little-known border crossing on the Mohawk reservation between New York State and Quebec. Here, the lure of fast money from smuggling presents a daily challenge to single moms who would otherwise be earning minimum wage. Two women - one white, one Mohawk, both single mothers faced with desperate circumstances - are drawn into the world of border smuggling across the frozen water of the St. Lawrence River. Ray and Lila - and a New York State Trooper as opponent in an evolving cat-and-mouse game.

  • Get Smart

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    5

    Maxwell Smart, Agent 86 for CONTROL, battles the forces of KAOS with the more-competent Agent 99 at his side.

  • Ghost Town

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    7

    Bertram Pincus, is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts.

  • Gigantic

    I have watched this movie once. This was 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.

  • Gomorra

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    6

    An inside look at Italy's modern-day crime families.

  • Gran Torino

    I have watched this movie twice. The first time was the last time on .

    8

    Disgruntled Korean War vet Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a young Hmong teenager, who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: his 1972 Gran Torino.