2008 Movies (By Date)

Hemingway's Garden of Eden (2008)

Hemingway's Garden of Eden

  • 4%
  • R
  • 111 min
  • Drama

An adaptation of Nobel laureate Ernest Hemingway’s novel, The Garden of Eden, which was published posthumously in 1986 to great success. The novel remains one of the author’s most debated novels and is considered a departure from Hemingway’s usual work as it is widely accepted the novel is far more reflective of his personal life, perhaps even semi-autobiographical. The fact the book was not published until after Hemingway’s suicide has sparked debate as to whether the erotic nature of...

Bald (2008)

Bald

    • R
    • 81 min
    • Comedy

    BALD is the tale of Andrew Wood, a second year university student whose grades are receding faster than his hairline. He hits rock bottom when he finds out that hes been kicked out of school. In an effort to increase his own self esteem and erase his insecurity about losing his hair, Andrew and his best friend Max start an online internet business with all of the girls at college.

    Mea Culpa

    • 83%
    • R
    • 90 min

    Four strangers wake up trapped in an abandoned warehouse and upon discovering a dead body among them, learn they are all linked to a sadistic man's final act of revenge.

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    The Blind Sunflowers (2008)

    The Blind Sunflowers

      • Unrated
      • 98 min
      • Drama

      Ourense, Spain, 1940. Every time that Elena locks the door, she locks her secrets. Her husband Ricardo spend years hidden in his house with his children (Elenita and Lorenzo), trying to dodge persecution. Salvador, a priest confused after battling in the front, returns to seminary in Ourense. Written by McArty

      Solstice (2008)

      Solstice

        • PG-13
        • 87 min
        • Drama

        A young girl uncovers a disturbing secret about her twin sister, who committed suicide just a few months before.

        Monster Ark (2008)

        Monster Ark

          • Fantasy

          This is film-making of the shoddiest and laziest sort. Every scene is a showcase for the writer/director's ignorance. O'Brien is completely unfamiliar with science. He knows nothing of how scientists talk, how they analyze, how they approach discovery. He is completely ignorant of how military personnel think, how they process situations, how they act, and how they carry themselves. O'Brien even misses the most basic tenets of Christianity.

          Dark World

            • R
            • 95 min
            • Thriller

            Harry Boyd an ex police officer in Los Angeles sets out to solve a series of missing person cases with his ex partner Bob. The crimes hit a bit too close to home when his ex wife's niece is abducted, Grace. Harry's ex wife Nicole comes back from Las Vegas with her new boyfriend Rick to help find her niece Grace. Nicole suspects foul play but can't prove it. Bob's wife Zoey makes a play for Harry and as the story unfolds all participants become suspects.

            Jack and Jill Vs the World (2008)

            Jack and Jill Vs the World

              • PG-13
              • 89 min
              • Comedy

              Jack is a NYC advertising exec with a life as glossy as the ads he spins. Jill is new to the city, with nothing to stand on but her fiery personality and romantic ideals. Opposites attract, and together they author their own manifesto of "rules to live by." But Jill betrays Jack by violating rule one - Be Honest.

              High: The True Tale of American Marijuana (2008)

              High: The True Tale of American Marijuana

                • 90 min
                • Documentary

                Beyond the hysteria of Reefer Madness and past the deceptive lessons of "Just Say No", HIGH exposes the true story of America's war on drugs. Using government statistics, expert interviews and a large dose of humor, HIGH takes a fresh look at this hot button issue and asks just how much this "war" costs Americans in money, stress, and even lives. There's a violent drug treatment program that tortured children; an overbearing drug czar that doesn't care for the people he hurts in his quest;...

                Hank and Mike (2008)

                Hank and Mike

                  • R
                  • 86 min
                  • Comedy

                  Holiday-themed comedy concerning two downsized Easter bunnies whose friendship starts to suffer when the multi-national corporation that owns all holidays decides to make some serious cutbacks.

                  Lords of the Street (2008)

                  Lords of the Street

                    • R
                    • 83 min
                    • Action

                    Set in post hurricane New Orleans. A brutal Mexican drug lord busts out of jail to retrieve the $15 million that his girlfriend is hiding. Can he find the girl and the cash before the cops track him down?

                    Los dioses rotos (2008)

                    Los dioses rotos

                      • Unrated
                      • 96 min
                      • Drama

                      In the manner of a well run Greek tragedy, leaving aside one of its components, dragging in its passing narrative certainty by the viewer that violent death is the hallmark of so much misfortune purifier, Los Dioses Rotos crowns the very successful arrival of Ernesto Daranas to the feature domains and with it, the team that accompanied him, including the actors.

                      The Lost Coast (2008)

                      The Lost Coast

                        • NR
                        • 74 min
                        • Drama

                        High school friends reunite for Halloween in San Francisco and become forced to confront their unspoken sexual history.

                        The Gamers: Dorkness Rising (2008)

                        The Gamers: Dorkness Rising

                          • 105 min
                          • Action

                          All Lodge wants is for his gaming group to finish their adventure. Unfortunately, they're more interested in seducing barmaids, mooning their enemies, and setting random villagers on fire. Desperate to rein in his players, Lodge injects two newbies into the party: a non-player character controlled by Lodge, who the power gamers immediately distrust, and the rarest gamer of all -- a girl.

                          The Business of Being Born (2008)

                          The Business of Being Born

                          • 81%
                          • NONE
                          • 87 min
                          • Documentary

                          Birth is big business. Compelled to find answers after the stressful delivery of her first child, actress Ricki Lake recruited filmmaker Abby Epstein to explore and question the way American women have babies. Epstein gained access to several pregnant New York City women as they weighed their options. Footage of women having babies punctuates "The Business of Being Born." Each experience is unique; all are equally beautiful and equally surprising. Giving birth is clearly the most physically...

                          Red Canyon (2008)

                          Red Canyon

                            • NONE
                            • 98 min
                            • Action

                            In Red Canyon, Regina and Devon return to their family home in the badlands of Utah to face the memory of a brutal attack - and put it behind them. But in coming home they awaken a killing rage in a town where everyone has ties that bind.

                            Champions (2008)

                            Champions

                              • PG
                              • 118 min
                              • Action

                              Inspired by real events. When China announces that it will field its very first Olympics team, which will include a handful of martial artists to demonstrate Wushu to the world for the very first time, millions across the country compete for the honor of representing their country in its national sport. With so many diverse styles and so many skilled, determined fighters the elimination bouts are grueling. A selected few are chosen, amongst them, street hawker and scallywag Zhang Feng, and...

                              Mediator (2008)

                              Mediator

                                • 92 min
                                • Crime

                                Georgia's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2008

                                Nights and Weekends (2008)

                                Nights and Weekends

                                • 84%
                                • 79 min
                                • Drama

                                Mattie and James are in love. But too many mornings and too many miles apart have taken a toll on them. As they struggle with the distance between New York and Chicago, their visits become reminders of the difficulties, not the pleasures, of their relationship. Joe Swanberg and Greta Gerwig follow "Hannah Takes the Stairs" with this intimate portrayal of longing and confusion. This time Swanberg co-stars with Gerwig, and Gerwig co-directs with Swanberg, creating a film that resonates deeply and...

                                Fear(s) of the Dark (2008)

                                Fear(s) of the Dark

                                  • NONE
                                  • 82 min
                                  • Animation

                                  "Fear(s) of the Dark" is a wildly inventive and visually dazzling collection of fearful tales by six of the world's most renowned comic and graphic artists - Blutch, Charles Burns, Marie Caillou, Pierre Di Sciullo, Lorenzo Mattotti, and Richard McGuire. From a besotted student whose girlfriend is weirdly ardent in her affections, to a Japanese schoolgirl menaced by a long-dead samurai, and a pack of hounds on a bloodthirsty rampage, FEAR(S) has a story strand to trouble every sleep - not to...