2008 Movies (By Date)

Karearea: The Pine Falcon (2008)

Karearea: The Pine Falcon

    • Unrated
    • 49 min

    Whilst working as an optician during the 1970's George Chance develops an obsession: something that occupies every moment of his spare time for a whole decade. Through skills passed down from his father, George becomes the most accomplished photographer of the New Zealand falcon. He dreams of capturing his beloved falcons as moving images but, restricted by the cost of film equipment, he reluctantly gives up. Now some thirty years later the time has come to reawaken George's...

    Pioneers of Television

      • Unrated
      • 55 min

      This four-part documentary looks at some of the programs and stars from the early days of U.S. television. The segment on late night focuses on the vaudevillian origins of the genre and the Tonight Show, with its three early stars: Steve Allen, Jack Paar and Johnny Carson. The episode on sitcoms focuses on the contribution of several classics from the 1950s and 60s including The Honeymooners, I Love Lucy, The Andy Griffith Show and the Dick van Dyke Show. The segment on variety...

      "Lost" There's No Place Like Home: Part 2

        • Unrated
        • 84 min

        Jack and Sawyer find Hurley outside the Orchid, and Locke asks Jack to stay on the island or lie if he leaves the place in order to protect the island. Meanwhile, Kate, Sayid and The Others rescue Ben from Keamy, killing his men, but Keamy escapes from the ambush. Ben agrees to leave Kate and Sayid go to the helicopter, where they meet Jack, Sawyer and Hurley, and they fly to the supply vessel with Frank. Meanwhile, Daniel brings the survivors to the vessel in the Zodiac, but...

        The Moment of Truth

          • Unrated
          • 107 min

          Game show contestants are given a polygraph test and asked hard-hitting questions in front of a live audience in order to win a cash prize.

          - Written by

          IMDb editor

          "Imagine" Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens

            • Unrated
            • 60 min

            Barbara Leibovitz's intimate biography of her sister the photographer Annie Leibovitz.

            - Written by

            Anonymous

            Star of Bethlehem

              • Unrated
              • 63 min

              City of Vice

                • Unrated
                • 300 min

                Welcome to eighteenth century London - a world filled with prostitutes, pimps, gamblers and villains. In a time before the invention of modern policing procedures, Henry Fielding (Star Wars' Ian McDairmid) and his blind brother John (Game of Thrones' Iain Glen), battle the perilous streets of Covent Garden in their quest to clean up the crime-ridden city.

                "Mist: Sheepdog Tales" Top Dog

                  • Unrated
                  • 11 min

                  Naughty Eddie sets up a competition to discover who the best sheepdog on Borough Farm is. Is it brave Ernie? Speedy Jake? Nimble Mist? The answer comes as a surprise to all of them.

                  - Written by

                  Richard Overall

                  Ciao tesoro

                    • Unrated
                    • 11 min

                    A nightclub with mysterious logos... a belly dancer playing with some golden veils... two acrobatic barmen...: a man, who looks very nervous, makes a proposal to a woman who's watching the show with a girlfriend: she will go to bed with him in an hour... The unusual adventure, described through the protagonist's memories, will end up in unexpected way. This short-film is a witty comedy that is focused on love. All characters (two men and two women) are victims of love, but each...

                    Finding Our Voices: Stories of American Dissent

                      • Unrated
                      • 70 min

                      This film chronicles 8 courageous Americans and their dissent of the war in Iraq over the last 5 years.

                      - Written by

                      Holly Stadtler

                      Las Vegas New Mexico 1875

                        • NONE
                        • 7 min
                        • Short

                        The story of a dying gunfighter who returns home after 10 years to make peace with his wife and daughter, only to find out his wife has died and his daughter is about to marry the sheriff who is out to kill him.

                        Casshern Sins

                          • Unrated
                          • 24 min

                          The world is falling apart and Casshern is to blame. He is said to have killed a robot named "Luna" and by doing so unleashed a plague referred to as "ruin". But Casshern has no recollection of committing such an act, none the less both the humans and sentient robots hold him accountable. Now he must struggle to unravel what has truly happened to the world to be able to make a mends for his sins.

                          - Written by

                          Aiman Haioty

                          Outsource

                            • Unrated
                            • 12 min

                            In a future world, Human Processing Units are bred to perform menial tasks for people on Earth. But when one HPU discovers he's not alone, he will do anything to make contact.

                            - Written by

                            Anonymous

                            Ggeutnaji anhmeun jeon jaeng

                              • Unrated
                              • 60 min
                              • Documentary

                              A documentary sharing the story of five women captured and enslaved by the Japanese military as "comfort women" during World War II.

                              Life's Passing Me By

                                • Unrated
                                • 88 min
                                • Comedy

                                Dora Allen is a twenty-something young woman who has theunique ability to speak with people and provide them withhelpful advice for their problems. Unfortunately, she isunable to help herself, and is tired of always 'being there' forher friends andfamily. To makematters worse,Dora's personallife is in shambles.From a sister shenever speaks to,to a mother shecan't stand, to acrazy best friend,to a boyfriendwho may or maynot actually bea boyfriend. Sheseems to give offan aura thatinvites...

                                Adventures for the Cure: The Doc

                                  • Unrated
                                  • 92 min

                                  When three young men set off to cross the United States on single-speed, fixed-gear bicycles, the physical challenge itself is incredibly daunting. But these are not just three tough guys; they ride to raise money and awareness for diabetes and to help disabled Kenyan kids. The film focuses on Adam, himself a Type-1 diabetic who has to manage his illness while riding up to 150 miles a day. And it tells the touching stories of two diabetic children the group meets along the way,...

                                  August 15th

                                    • Unrated
                                    • 20 min

                                    Based on a real life event, a young Chinese woman boards a bus with her boyfriend to head home to meet his parents. What was supposed to be a joyful holiday turns unpredictable when a pair of countryside crooks hijack their bus. Traveling through China's dangerous mountain passes, the passengers must decide how much they are willing to sacrifice for their own safety.

                                    - Written by

                                    Sundance Film Festival

                                    Carousel

                                      • Unrated
                                      • 84 min
                                      • Drama

                                      Elena

                                        • Unrated
                                        • 19 min

                                        Moribund Elena (55) lives her last days. Alone, she seeks desperate for the future of her autistic daughter (20). Both rejected, don't have money and the disease increases gradually. The search doesn't give result, the time is over.

                                        - Written by

                                        Juan Cortes Mancilla

                                        The Polite Man

                                          • Unrated
                                          • 4 min