2008 August Movies (By Title)

Dracula's Guest

Dracula's Guest

    • PG-13
    • 83 min
    • Adventure

     Based upon Bram Stoker's short stories, Dracula's Guest follows the story of two young lovers, Bram and Elizabeth, who are forced by her father, the Admiral Murray, to take a one year probation from their relationship in order to determine whether their love is true. Meanwhile, the Count Dracula is in London searching for a new home and coincidentally, or not, comes across young Elizabeth at the train station after she's run away from home and her father's overbearing ways. Dracula, though, proceeds to kidnap her and take Elizabeth to his castle where he waits for her father's arrival to settle an ancient dispute. Meanwhile, Bram' friend Malcolm sets out to inform Bram of Elizabeth' kidnapping but he soon falls to Dracula's evil ways. And, upon finding his best friend dead Bram sets out across Europe to rescue his true love.

    Elegy

    Elegy

    • 75%
    • R
    • 100 min
    • Drama

    Driven by Isabel Coixet's visually assured and deeply observant direction, ELEGY charts the passionate relationship between a celebrated college professor and a young woman whose beauty both ravishes and destabilizes him. As their intimate connection transforms them-more than either could imagine-a charged sexual contest evolves into an indelible love story. With humanistic warmth, wry wit and erotic intensity, ELEGY explores the power of beauty to blind, to reveal and to transform.

    Exit Speed

    Exit Speed

      • R
      • 90 min
      • Thriller

      On Christmas Eve, ten strangers board a bus traveling across Texas. Far out in the wilds they collide with a meth-addicted biker. Forced off the road by other members of the gang, the passengers take refuge in the hell hole of an abandoned scrap yard. They use improvised weapons and sheer guts to mount a defense against the murderous bikers but, as their numbers dwindle, they realize that their survival depends on doing the unthinkable. They must go on the offensive.

      Fall of Hyperion

      Fall of Hyperion

        • PG
        • 88 min
        • Action

        A NASA scientist discovers that a group meteorites is heading towards Earth. Along the way, they will collide with the space station Hyperion, whose 12 astronauts are trapped and inside which there is a thermonuclear heart.

        Fly Me to the Moon

        Fly Me to the Moon

        • 19%
        • G
        • 84 min
        • Animation

        In this groundbreaking 3-D animated adventure, three young flies set off on a courageous mission to become the first insects on the moon by hitching a ride on the historic Apollo 11 space flight. Based on the actual transcripts and the original blueprints from NASA, the film's stunning visuals and meticulous attention to detail introduce a whole new generation to the awe-inspiring achievements of the space program's most momentous mission.

        For the Love of Grace

        For the Love of Grace

          • Documentary

          What happens when those who put their lives on the line every day are the ones most in need of saving? Firefighter Steve Lockwood is reeling from the untimely death of his wife when one night off duty he saves the life of a young freelance writer, Grace, from an apartment fire. A hard worker, Grace had it all, until this wake up call. Sparks fly as they warm to each other, beginning to heal from their wounded pasts and see real possibilities the future holds. But Grace is already engaged to be married and her wedding day is fast approaching! Will time run out before they realize they can change their fortunes together?

          Frozen River

          Frozen River

          • 88%
          • R
          • 96 min
          • Crime

          A woman on New York's Mohawk Reservation takes up illegal-immigrant smuggling to survive.

          Frozen Stupid

          Frozen Stupid

            • Unrated
            • 102 min
            • Comedy

            It's a Saturday, on a snowy Midwestern winter landscape, and Tony Norgard really wants to go ice fishing. But he is pressured to attend his mother-in-law's birthday party on the same day. To solve the dilemma, Tony feigns being ill and stays in bed. While his little white lie allows him the chance for a secret outing, it comes with a heavy price. Through the day, misfortune seems to meet him at every turn. When he meets up with his dad Frank, things get worse. Tony's lie seems to have put a curse on what should otherwise have been a simple day of fishing for everyone. Unaware of the charade, Tony's wife Lila happily goes about her day, sorry that her husband is at home, sick in bed, missing a great weekend of family fun. Tony befriends the spirited and very independent Stormy, a beautiful, yet rugged ice fisher woman. Stormy becomes one of the many unusual characters Tony meets in this frozen lake community of anglers. Through it all, even Tony is dwarfed by the magnitude of his compounding troubles. But he is an optimistic man and in his own way tries to put the best spin on the mess he has created. With hopeful confidence, Lila somehow manages to see past his ice-fishing antics. She remembers the honorable man she married, and armed with large amounts of grace, remains supportive. This comedy tells the tale of a cantankerous father and his bumbling but well-meaning son who share a joyous obsession for the age old art of ice fishing. Written by Richard Brauer

            Glitch

            Glitch

              • Unrated
              • 95 min
              • Sci-Fi

              Three young people try to pitch a new technology for communication to a large cellular company in order to receive funding to further test their product. Upon rejection from that company, one of the three makes the rash decision to test the products on themselves. Upon the initial test, the new technology seems to work fine, but soon after the three discover that the technology has a 'Glitch'. The story revolves around the effects of the glitch, which seem to give some of the friends 'super' powers or abilities. Eventually, it turns into a battle with inventor of the technology against the other two friends in a fight against good and evil. Written by Jason Morris <[email protected]>

              Goal II: Living the Dream

              Goal II: Living the Dream

                • PG-13
                • 115 min
                • Drama

                After gaining experience with the football club Newcastle United, Santiago Munez (Becker) gets a huge break when he's transferred to Real Madrid.