2008 Movies (By Date)

Life in Plastic...

    • Unrated
    • 45 min

    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...

        Adoration (2008)

        Adoration

        • 61%
        • R
        • 100 min
        • Drama

        "Adoration" speaks to our connections -- with each other, with our family history, with technology and with the modern world.

        Sabine, a high school French teacher, gives her class a translation exercise based on a real news story about a terrorist who plants a bomb in the airline luggage of his pregnant girlfriend.

        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.

          Faintheart (2008)

          Faintheart

          • 21%
          • NONE
          • 90 min
          • Comedy

          A romantic comedy set in the world of battle re-enactments, about an irresponsible guy who has to shape up in order to win back his wife.

          I Know How Many Runs You Scored Last Summer (2008)

          I Know How Many Runs You Scored Last Summer

            • 80 min
            • Comedy

            When a couple of Australian cricketing buddies are found murdered, the ensuing police investigation reveals the unlikely culprit to be a "Pommie bastard psycho" serial killer out for revenge on the now-grown-up kids who bullied him following a school cricket match two decades ago. Armed with an impressive mustache and an arsenal of ingeniously customized cricket equipment – including a quiver of sharpened stumps, razor-fingered batting gloves and nail-embedded cricket balls – his goal is to...

            The Wreck (2008)

            The Wreck

              • Unrated
              • 79 min
              • Thriller

              An idyllic weekend in the mountains turns into a harrowing nightmare for an expectant young couple. Three weeks before it’s due date, the baby starts to kick and in a desperate drive to the hospital they suffer an horrific accident. Stuck out in the American wilderness, the couple are stranded and totally isolated. Pinned in the wreck of their car, they begin to suffer from injury, dehydration and infection and the baby is coming. Their struggle for survival grows all the more terrifying as...

              Lifelines

                • 91 min
                • Comedy

                A day that starts like any other turns out to be one family's bitterly hilarious, ultimately painful, day-long journey of self-realization. "Lifelines" chronicles the hapless Bernstein family - Ira, Nancy, Michael, Meghan and Spencer, as they try to catch up to the life they are living... Exploring flawed characters, never allowing any excuses for their ugly behavior beyond their basic humanity, the story reflects the realistic experience of pausing long enough in your typical autopilot day to...

                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...

                  Familiar Strangers (2008)

                  Familiar Strangers

                  • 40%
                  • PG-13
                  • 86 min
                  • Comedy

                  A story of one family's growing pains as everyone learns to negotiate the shifting relationship between parents and children.

                  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.

                    Thank You, Mr. President: Helen Thomas at the White House (2008)

                    Thank You, Mr. President: Helen Thomas at the White House

                      • Unrated
                      • 40 min
                      • Documentary
                      Chronicles of an Exorcism (2008)

                      Chronicles of an Exorcism

                        • NONE
                        • Horror

                        Nick Miller's "Chronicles of an Exorcism" is the terrifying story of two amateur filmmakers (Rob Kahn and David Michael Ross) who, at the request of the Church, document the exorcism of young, attractive Tina Miller (Dara Wedel) over a three day period.

                        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...

                        Vipers (2008)

                        Vipers

                          • R
                          • 95 min
                          • Horror

                          A set of vipers has been taken by the scientists, when the vipers escape into the woods, they do more than just bite.

                          Kill Zone

                            • Unrated
                            • 110 min
                            • Action

                            When wanted fugitive Prescott Roeh is caught up with by Bounty Hunters, Brock Hadley and Rahul Quadim, he retreats to his old hometown, Braxton, as do the hunters. It is in this small town that they will all come to terms with their past, present, and future. Written by Anonymous

                            Emperor (2008)

                            Emperor

                              • R
                              • 96 min
                              • Crime

                              Based on the novel, Emperor cocoons a fascinating murder mystery in an Asian crime thriller. Poh Sin, Victor and Felix grew up in the shadow of a major Malaysian crime figure. Their lives get complicated as a series of events suck Poh Sin and Victor deep into the triad world while they struggle to protect Felix from a similar fate. A triad war erupts with Hong Kong gangs over lucrative international human trafficking contracts, while personal ambitions take their own toll.

                              The Malaysian police...

                              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...

                                A Powerful Noise

                                  • Documentary

                                  Bookended by call-to-action quotes from Margaret Mead and Mahatma Gandhi, this inspiring documentary follows three extraordinary women -- in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Mali, and Vietnam -- as they lead day-to-day battles against ignorance, poverty, oppression, and ethnic strife.