2008 Movies (By Date)

This Dust of Words

    • Unrated
    • 60 min

    Even at a very young age, Elizabeth Wiltsee was different. Behind her wide eyes and gap-toothed smile lay a prodigious intelligence. With an IQ of 200, she taught herself to read by age four and was reading classical Greek by the time she was ten. At Stanford University, English professor John Felstiner discovered in Elizabeth a deep thinker with the soul of a poet, possessing 'an utterly uncommon voice and sensibility.' Decades later parishioners in a small farming community on...

    40 x 15

      • Unrated
      • 97 min

      A history of the Cannes Film Festival's "Director's Fortnight" selection.

      - Written by

      Anonymous

      Hezurbeltzak, una fosa común

        • Unrated
        • 5 min
        Suspension (2008)

        Suspension

          • Unrated
          • 95 min
          • Action

          Daniel loses his wife and son in a car accident. While slowly recovering from his injuries, he rebuilds his son's video camera that was destroyed in the crash. Infused with power from the moment of the crash, the camera develops the ability to stop time when Daniel presses the pause button. This discovery restores Daniel's purpose, and he fills the vacuum in his life by taking responsibility for another victim, Sarah, a newlywed who lost her husband in the same accident. At first...

          The Adventures of Food Boy (2008)

          The Adventures of Food Boy

            • PG
            • 90 min
            • Comedy

            A teenage boy is surprised to discover that he has the super power to make food appear in his hands.

            The End: British Gangsters (2008)

            The End: British Gangsters

              • Documentary

              Against the background of the East End of London England, Nicola Collins explores the fascinating complexity of the lives of her father and his friends: infamous criminals that shaped their war torn environment into a violent underworld. The End is a story never before been told of a group of men with a common bond. All born in the East End of London into poverty striving for a better life and all found that life in crime. Unashamed and unapologetic these men live their lives defined by a code...

              The Appearance of a Man (2008)

              The Appearance of a Man

                • 106 min
                • Mystery

                On March 13, 1997, unexplained lights fly over Phoenix and a mysterious man appears, unfolding a series of extraordinary events.

                Candy Rain (2008)

                Candy Rain

                  • Unrated
                  • 106 min
                  • Romance

                  An omnibus film about four lesbian relationships, Candy Rain leads off with a tale of two old friends (Grace Chen and Belle Hsin), who are tested by their burgeoning lesbian relationship. They sleep together and bask in each other's company, but minor differences get in the way of a smooth ride to happily ever after, leading to an inevitable break up and a possible make up. Story two centers on an OCD-suffering introvert (Sandrine Pinna) who works as a chef and meets possible partners online....

                  Blood on the Highway (2008)

                  Blood on the Highway

                    • R
                    • 88 min
                    • Comedy

                    The citizens of sleepy small town Fate, TX gather for the grand opening of Consumart, a shiny new one-stop-shopping box store. The eager consumers gleefully pour into the store as the doors open at sundown. Why is the grand opening at sundown? Who cares, they've got cut-rate prices on plasma screens and baby clothes! DVDs! Mayonnaise! Coffins! Coffins? And before they have to time to really question this item, terror ensues and the store erupts into a bloodbath. A few weeks later, three...

                    Necessary Evil (2008)

                    Necessary Evil

                      • R
                      • 87 min
                      • Thriller

                      Deborah Fielding, seeker of the truth, will stop at nothing to uncover the layers of corruption that lie deep within the walls of Edgewater Psychiatric Institute, even if the cost is her life. In a series of twisted events, this budding investigative journalist unlocks a Pandora's Box of deceit. As she confronts uncertainties, authorities and demons from her past, she realizes they have been dwelling closer than she thought. She finds that her seemingly perfect life is nothing more than a...

                      Kis Vuk (2008)

                      Kis Vuk

                        • 85 min
                        • Animation

                        The film is about Little Vuk, the son of the legendary fox who proves its excellent mind and courage.

                        $5 a Day (2008)

                        $5 a Day

                          • PG-13
                          • 98 min
                          • Comedy

                          A road movie that pits a con artist against his more conservative son. Walken will play a conman proud of living like a king on $5 a day, and Nivola his offspring, who had been jailed for one of his father's crimes.

                          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...

                          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

                            Cornered! (2008)

                            Cornered!

                              • R
                              • 87 min
                              • Horror

                              A serial killer with a morbid voyeur fetish is targeting and terrorizing convenience stores. He tortures and murders his victims in creative ways in front of closed-circuit television cameras, then steals the surveillance tapes as personal trophies. With the reward upped to $500,000, the serial killer is the hot topic at a downtown Los Angeles liquor store owned by STEVE (Eduardo GarciaNo Country for Old Men). When the beer deliveryman, MORTY (Steve GuttenbergCocoon, Police Academy, 3 Men and a...

                              Tactical Unit - The Code (2008)

                              Tactical Unit - The Code

                                • Unrated
                                • 90 min
                                • Action

                                Tensions flare between PTU officers and the Complaints Against Police Officers unit when a security camera captures a triad member being brutalized by PTU officers.

                                - Written by

                                FrankRizzo

                                The Village Barbershop (2008)

                                The Village Barbershop

                                • 80%
                                • R
                                • 99 min
                                • Comedy

                                Art Leroldi is widowed and fading - a small time Reno barber stuck in a rut of haircuts and horse-books. When he loses his cutting partner of twenty years, he's faced with closing Reno's last man's man barbershop or hiring the last person on earth he'd ever want working there - a woman. More specifically, Gloria MacIntyre, a broke, spit-fire young woman suddenly unable to take no for answer. This is the story two unlikely people, who meet in one unlikely place - The Village...

                                Solo (2008)

                                Solo

                                  • Unrated
                                  • 55 min

                                  There are 13 streetcar stops from the place where Boguslaw Schaeffer lives to the center of Krakow. The composer assumes that he ought to work out 13 ideas during the ride. In the streetcar he sits along with a notebook and composes as the trip goes. "Solo" is a journey with Schaeffer through surrounding world of Today to the roots of his unusual art.

                                  - Written by

                                  Maciej Pisarek

                                  Senseless (2008)

                                  Senseless

                                    • R
                                    • 87 min
                                    • Crime

                                    Elliott Gast (Jason Behr) is quickly climbing the corporate ladder of international commerce, negotiating deals to generate large fortunes for giant corporations. His success makes him the target for political extremists who kidnap him and broadcast his imprisonment and mutilation over the internet as macabre reality show and fundraiser.

                                    Seven Minutes in Heaven (2008)

                                    Seven Minutes in Heaven

                                      • Unrated
                                      • 94 min
                                      • Documentary

                                      One morning Galia and her boyfriend board a local Jerusalem bus. It is packed with passengers, among them a suicide bomber. The bus explodes, leaving Galia with severe burns and memory loss. She has no memory of the day of the terrorist attack and the days leading up to it. A necklace sent to her from an unidentified source sets her off on a journey to find the missing pieces of the puzzle from that horrific day.

                                      - Written by

                                      Warsaw Film Festival ...