2008 Movies (By Date)

Struck (2008)

Struck

    • NONE
    • 7 min
    • Short

    On his way to work one day, Joel (Bodhi Elfman) is impaled through the chest by a three-foot arrow. But it doesn't harm him..

    Defiance (2008)

    Defiance

    • 57%
    • R
    • 136 min
    • Action

    Based on an extraordinary true story, "Defiance" is an epic tale of family, honor, vengeance and salvation in World War II. The year is 1941 and the Jews of Eastern Europe are being massacred by the thousands. Managing to escape certain death, three brothers take refuge in the dense surrounding woods they have known since childhood. There they begin their desperate battle against the Nazis. Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber and Jamie Bell star as brothers who turn a primitive struggle to survive...

    Smile Pinki (2008)

    Smile Pinki

      • NONE
      • 39 min
      • Documentary

      Born with cleft lips in one of the poorest regions of rural India, five-year-old Pinki and 11-year-old Ghutaru are ostracized and ridiculed for their condition. While surgery to correct the defect is routine in the U.S., it is a distant dream for them and their families – until they meet Pankaj, a social worker for the G.S. Memorial Plastic Surgery Hospital, who travels from village to village to find children with cleft lips and palates. Directed by Megan Mylan, the uplifting Oscar®-winning...

      The Sicilian Girl (2008)

      The Sicilian Girl

        • NONE
        • 115 min
        • Crime

        Inspired to a true story, on November 5th 1991, Rita Atria a young 17-year-old Sicilian girl, goes to see an anti-Mafia judge Paolo Borsellino to denounce the Mafia system that was responsible for the murder of her father and her brother. It is the first time that such a young woman from a Mafia family rebels and betrays the Mafia. From that moment on, Rita's days are numbered. She only has nine months to live...

        Michael Jackson: Life of a Superstar (2008)

        Michael Jackson: Life of a Superstar

          • Biography

          The Story of the King of Pop

          The Agony and the Ecstasy of Phil Spector (2008)

          The Agony and the Ecstasy of Phil Spector

          • 78%
          • NONE
          • 102 min
          • Biography

          Phil Spector is a pioneer of American music, a legendary producer to John Lennon and Tina Turner, and, as of April 13th 2009, a convicted murderer. Yet the Spector who appears in Vikram Jayanti's documentary is not the severe, outlandishly coiffed defendant seen in sensationalistic accounts of his trial, but a charming, savvy music executive with a generous, but arguably accurate, estimation of his place in the history of popular music.