2008 Movies (By Date)

Calavera Highway

    • Unrated
    • 88 min

    When ARMANDO and CARLOS PENA set off to carry their mother's ashes back to South Texas and reunite with their brothers, the road reveals more than they bargained for. Calavera Highway (Skeleton Highway), traces the odyssey of two brothers as they decipher their family's story-why their mother ROSA was outcast by her own family, and what happened to their father PEDRO, who disappeared during the notorious 1954 U.S. government deportation program, "Operation Wetback," in which...

    Your Name Here

      • 83 min
      • Comedy

      The story of two teen boys, Jordan and Mike, and their quest to start a garage band. They recruit a female bass player, a British drummer and an accidental egg player - all adults - as the boys struggle to balance summer school, nosy parents, and a pair of bumbling two-bit managers who want to control the band. A coming of age family musical with all original songs written and performed by the lead actors, Your Name Here is an inspiration for kids who believe anything is possible. Written by...

      The Ignorant Bliss of Sun and Moon

        • Unrated
        • 6 min

        A lyrical tale about a down and out everyman struggling to hang onto the fleeting moments of bliss that make life worth living.

        - Written by

        Anonymous

        Every Good Thing to Rust (2008)

        Every Good Thing to Rust

          • Unrated
          • 86 min

          Three friends discover friendship in the age of end times.

          - Written by

          Anonymous

          Keith Parker's Shadow People

            • Unrated
            • 82 min
            • Horror

            Billionaire Clarence Martel has everything money can buy, but not everything he wants, namely immortality. Seeking to fulfill an ancient dark prophecy, Mr. Martel approaches Mikey, a gambler in way over his head, with a simple proposition. In exchange for a one night job, Mikey's debt will be wiped clean. Having no other way of clearing his debt, Mikey and his brother Paul agree to do the job. In an old abandoned house, they perform a ritual known as the "Drawing of the Shadows"...

            The Prey

              • Unrated
              • 70 min

              When Louie,(played by Chiko Mendez)a drunk who's life revolves around placing bets on various games wounds up having to pay Lefty(played by Donald Charles)the local bookie a great deal of money...a deal is made. Louie agrees to take a few of Lefty's white collar friends hunting agreeing to track down deer for them to hunt, but not knowing what to do he ask's for the help of his best friend Steven(played by Franklin Correa)to come along and they will split the money given down...

              Life in Plastic...

                • Unrated
                • 45 min

                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

                  Cargo: Innocence Lost

                    • Unrated
                    • 75 min

                    A compelling documentary, Cargo: Innocence Lost, unveils the dark underworld of sex trafficking through compelling interviews with some of the country's top officials on the subject, victims' advocates and victims themselves, who were rescued in Texas. Award-winning director and writer, Michael Cory Davis (Svetlana's Journey, Hollywood Film Festival 2005 winner, best short), makes his second directorial foray into this must-see, thought-provoking film that is interwoven with a...

                    Crossing the Line: Multiracial Comedians

                      • Unrated
                      • 56 min
                      • Documentary

                      Freedom of Speech: Where are the limits? Who gets to say what? The N-word, Race, Bigotry, Power, Freedom, Denial, Pain...Healing. The day we arrived in LA to begin shooting this documentary, TV's Seinfeld star Michael Richards lost his cool to hecklers and retaliated with the 'N' word. In today's world of race-relations, immigration and entertainment, the ultimate question is: where is the line, and who can cross it? In the midst of heated debates over racial and ethnic...

                      Le murmure des ruines

                        • Unrated
                        • 93 min

                        Chronicle of a Kidnap

                          • Unrated
                          • 55 min

                          He was kidnapped up north as summer was drawing to an end. A whole army went to war just to bring him back. He might still be alive. Yet, the day the war ended, he was still the Kidnapped, the Living Dead, the one who didn't return. "Chronicle of a Kidnap" depicts the laborious and Sisyphus attempt of his wife and his family to bring home he who was forgotten the very day the war ended. It is the story of a young woman, his wife, who wished "to bring him the moon" and who...

                          La Osa Mayor menos dos

                            • Unrated
                            • 96 min
                            • Documentary

                            Blind

                              • Unrated
                              • 18 min

                              A blind, former police cadet aids a police detective in capturing an elusive serial killer in this urban thriller from South Korea. Min Soo-ah (Kim Ha-neul) was a promising police trainee who lost both her brother and her sight in a tragic car accident. Three years later, after visiting the orphanage where she and her late sibling grew up, Min Soo-ah calls a taxi for a ride home and instead ends up in the backseat of a car driven by a depraved serial killer (Yang Young-jo). When the madman is...

                              The Polite Man

                                • Unrated
                                • 4 min
                                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...

                                  Bloom Mystery

                                    • Unrated
                                    • 26 min

                                    Joyce's ghost moves through the small town of Szombathely, while we investigate the phenomena of Bloomsday, celebrated throughout the world, even in the small town in Hungary. Why is Ulysses the Bible of modernism and what is the spell that Joyce cast on us more than hundred years ago? What is Bloom's message to the man of the 21st Century, after all?

                                    - Written by

                                    Csilla Toldy

                                    On the Assassination of the President

                                      • Unrated
                                      • 6 min

                                      A top-secret government file, only to be viewed in the event of the President's death by assassination, gives specific instructions on what should be done, and presents dossiers on the three most likely suspects.

                                      - Written by

                                      Sundance Film Festival

                                      Good People

                                        • Unrated
                                        • 96 min

                                        A seemingly random string of murders begin to interweave itself into the disintegration of a patchwork family that has lost its cornerstone. With her husband dead, Misty must deal with the pressures of her step-family, while hiding her own past and building a new tomorrow for herself. However, the events of today are becoming more and more threatening, and the evening news is slowly losing the barrier that the TV screen once provided.

                                        - Written...

                                        The Dark Side of Fame with Piers Morgan

                                          • Unrated
                                          • 45 min

                                          Piers Morgan interviews celebrities about the downside of their experiences with fame.

                                          - Written by

                                          thomaswake16