2002 November Movies

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

  • 82%
  • PG
  • 161 min
  • Adventure

Harry is banished to his room while Uncle Vernon hosts important clients. A house-elf named Dobby shows up in Harry's room with the warning that terrible danger awaits at Hogwarts and not to return there. Harry refuses to believe him, but is locked in his room. He is rescued, however, by the Weasley brothers in a flying car. So Harry returns to Hogwarts despite Dobby's warning. Sure enough, Harry begins hearing an evil voice that nobody else seems to hear. The dreaded Chamber of Secrets is open again at Hogwarts, and the unknown Heir to Slytherin is determined to wreak havoc on Muggle-blooded students. As students become petrified, Harry and Ron have to act.

8 Mile

8 Mile

  • 76%
  • R
  • 110 min
  • Drama

In the absence of nurturing parents, Jimmy and his friends - cool and charismatic Future (Mekhi Phifer), optimistic dreamer Sol (Omar Benson Miller), aspiring activist DJ Iz (De'Angelo Wilson) and slow but steady Cheddar Bob (Evan Jones) - have created their own family. Jimmy and his "crew" (Three One Third), live on hopes of "getting that big deal soon," while struggling to eke out a living at their dead end jobs and navigating the minefields of their turbulent personal relationships. As Jimmy so bluntly puts it: "we're all broke as shit and living at home with our moms." At night, they feed their dreams in the hip hop dubs of Detroit where the city's best rappers battle each other with emotionally abusive rhymes as they vie for the respect of their peers. In the un-poetic world of Three One Third, rhyme is wielded like a weapon with words meant to wound. And victory belongs to the quick-witted.

Die Another Day

Die Another Day

  • 57%
  • PG-13
  • 133 min
  • Action

James Bond�s newest mission begins with a spectacular high-speed hovercraft chase through a minefield in the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea � and the action doesn�t let up until the credits roll. From Hong Kong to Cuba to London, Bond circles the world in his quest to unmask a traitor and prevent a war of catastrophic proportions. On his way he crosses paths with Jinx (Oscar�-winner Halle Berry) and Miranda Frost (Rosamund Pike), who will play vital roles in his latest adventure. Hot on the trail of deadly megalomaniac Gustav Graves (Toby Stephens) and his ruthless right-hand man Zao (Rick Yune), Bond travels to Iceland into the villain�s lair: a palace built entirely of ice. There he experiences firsthand the power of a new hi-tech weapon. Ultimately it all leads to an explosive confrontation � and an unforgettable conclusion � back in Korea where it all started.

Treasure Planet

Treasure Planet

  • 69%
  • PG
  • 95 min
  • Animation

The classic Robert Louis Stevenson Treasure Island tale is transported to outer space in this Disney project, which finds a little boy named Jim Hawkins searching for the buried treasure of Captain Flint. He gets a group together and charters a ship, but they must get past Long John Silver, one of Captain Flint's pirates, to get the loot.

The Friday After Next

The Friday After Next

    • R
    • 85 min
    • Comedy

    The third installment in the highly successful Friday series, Friday After Next finds Craig (Ice Cube) and Day-Day (Mike Epps) back in the old neighborhood where it all began. It�s Christmas time and a ghetto Santa Claus breaks into their run-down apartment, stealing all their presents, along with anything else he can stuff into his sack, including the rent money hidden in their stereo speakers. Their only hope to not get evicted before Christmas is to take jobs as unarmed security guards at a local strip mall, where they learn some comic lessons about the true meaning of the holiday season. Co-starring John Witherspoon, Don �D.C.� Curry and Anna Maria Horsford, Friday After Next marks the feature directorial debut of noted video director Marcus Raboy. The film is written by Ice Cube and produced by Ice Cube and Matt Alvarez.

    Solaris

    Solaris

    • 66%
    • R
    • 99 min
    • Drama

    Upon arrival at the space station orbiting an ocean world called Solaris a psychologist discovers that the commander of an expedition to the planet has died mysteriously. Other strange events soon start happening as well, such as the appearance of old acquaintances of the crew, including some who are dead.

    Dog Soldiers

    Dog Soldiers

    • 77%
    • R
    • 105 min
    • Action

    A squad of British soldiers on training in the lonesome Scottish wilderness find a wounded Special Forces captain and the carnaged remains of his team. As they encounter zoologist Megan, it turns out that werewolves are active in the region. They have to prepare for some action as the there will be a full moon tonight...

    Femme Fatale

    Femme Fatale

    • 48%
    • R
    • 114 min
    • Crime

    A movie in the vein of French film noirs of the '40s, the story centers on a woman who tries to straighten out her life, only to have her past come back to haunt her. Antonio Banderas plays a member of the paparazzi.

    The Weight of Water

    The Weight of Water

      • R
      • 114 min
      • Crime

      Jean (Catherine McCormack) is a photographer that is haunted by a century-old double homicide. She travels with her husband (Sean Penn), her brother (Josh Lucas) and his girlfriend (Elizabeth Hurley) to the scene of the crimes to investigate.

      As Jean delves deeper into the case files, she finds evidence that the man convicted and put to death for the killings may not have been the murderer. The sole survivor of the slaughter was a woman whose unhappy life mirrors Jean's. Past and present collide when a cataclysmic storm burgeons into jealousy and suddenly it becomes clear to Jean who the real killer is.

      Eight Crazy Nights

      Eight Crazy Nights

        • PG-13
        • 76 min
        • Animation

        Davey Stone, a 33-year-old party animal, finds himself in trouble with the law after his wild ways go too far. In keeping with the holiday spirit, the judge gives Davey one last chance at redemption � he has to spend the holiday performing community service as the assistant referee for the youth basketball league or go to jail. Davey thinks he's gotten off easy until he meets Whitey Duvall, the eccentric, elf-like head referee. Adam Sandler voices the three lead characters of Whitey, Davey, and Whitey's fraternal twin sister, Eleanore.