2008 February Movies

The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)

The Spiderwick Chronicles

  • 80%
  • PG
  • 97 min
  • Adventure

When the three Grace children -- troubled Jared; his bookish twin, Simon; and their sister, Mallory, a fencing jock -- move to the ancient Spiderwick mansion, they are at first none-too-enchanted by the rundown Victorian ... until they discover a Brownie, an enchanted creature, living in the walls. They soon find a book -- Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You -- that will open their eyes to the invisible, odd, and sometimes dangerous world of dragons and boggarts,...

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

The Other Boleyn Girl

  • 42%
  • PG-13
  • 115 min
  • Biography

Based on a novel by Philippa Gregory, "The Other Boleyn Girl" revolves around the ferociously ambitious Boleyn sisters, Mary (Johansson) and Anne (Portman), who are rivals for the bed and heart of 16th century English King Henry VIII (Eric Bana).

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history, "The Other Boleyn Girl" tells the story of two beautiful sisters, Anne (Natalie Portman) and Mary (Scarlett Johansson)...

Taken (2008)

Taken

  • 58%
  • PG-13
  • 91 min
  • Action

“I don’t know you who you are. I don’t know what you want. If you’re looking for a ransom, I can tell you, I don’t have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills acquired over a very long career in the shadows, skills that make me a nightmare for people like you. If you let my daughter go now, that will be the end of it. I will not look for you, I will not pursue you. But if you don’t, I will look for you, I will find you. And I will kill you.”

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Step Brothers (2008)

Step Brothers

  • 55%
  • R
  • 95 min
  • Comedy

Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly will play coddled guys who live with their respective single parents. Their folks fall in love and marry, making the guys stepbrothers. From the team that brought you "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" and "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy."

In Bruges (2008)

In Bruges

  • 82%
  • R
  • 107 min
  • Comedy

Bruges (pronounced "broozh"), the most well-preserved medieval city in the whole of Belgium, is a welcoming destination for travellers from all over the world. But for hit men Ray (Colin Farrell) and Ken (Brendan Gleeson), it could be their final destination; a difficult job has resulted in the pair being ordered right before Christmas by their London boss Harry (two-time Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes) to go and cool their heels in the storybook Flemish city for a couple of weeks.

Definitely, Maybe (2008)

Definitely, Maybe

  • 70%
  • PG-13
  • 110 min
  • Comedy

Ryan Reynolds stars as Will Hayes, a 30-something Manhattan dad in the midst of a divorce when his 10 year-old daughter, Maya (Abigail Breslin), starts to question him about his life before marriage. Maya wants to know absolutely everything about how her parents met and fell in love.

The Bank Job (2008)

The Bank Job

  • 79%
  • R
  • 110 min
  • Crime

"The Bank Job" was inspired by a real-life 1971 London bank robbery that was never solved. A band of thieves tunneled their way into a safe deposit vault, taking millions of dollars in cash and jewelry. The robbery made headlines for several days, but then all reporting stopped as a result of a government gag order. In "Bank Job," the crime involves murder, corruption and a sex scandal with links to the royal family. Ultimately, the thieves are among the most innocent involved.

Jumper (2008)

Jumper

  • 16%
  • PG-13
  • 88 min
  • Action

A genetic anomaly allows a young man to teleport himself anywhere. He discovers this gift has existed for centuries and finds himself in a war that has been raging for thousands of years between "Jumpers" and those who have sworn to kill them.

All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2008)

All the Boys Love Mandy Lane

  • 40%
  • R
  • 88 min
  • Horror

A group of high schoolers invite Mandy Lane (Amber Heard), a good girl who became quite hot over the summer, to a weekend party on a secluded ranch. While the festivities rage on, the number of revelers begins to drop quite mysteriously.

10,000 B.C. (2008)

10,000 B.C.

  • 8%
  • PG-13
  • 109 min
  • Action

From director Roland Emmerich comes a sweeping odyssey into a mythical age of prophesies and gods, when spirits rule the land and mighty mammoths shake the earth.

In a remote mountain tribe, the young hunter, D'Leh (Steven Strait), has found his heart's passion - the beautiful Evolet (Camilla Belle). When a band of mysterious warlords raid his village and kidnap Evolet, D'Leh is forced to lead a small group of hunters to pursue the warlords to the end of the world to save her.

The Hottie & the Nottie (2008)

The Hottie & the Nottie

    • PG-13
    • 90 min
    • Comedy

    Nate Cooper (Joel David Moore) has been smitten with Cristabel Abbott (Paris Hilton) since he first laid eyes on her at the impressionable age of six. But before he could try and snuggle up to her at nap time, or maybe send her a valentine, his family moved away. In the intervening years there have been other women in Nate's life, but none who could measure up to Cristabel. Convinced she's the only girl for him, Nate decides to move back to L.A. and track her down.

    Vantage Point (2008)

    Vantage Point

    • 35%
    • PG-13
    • 90 min
    • Action

    A drama about the attempted assasination of a Mexican president shown from five different viewpoints.

    Fool's Gold (2008)

    Fool's Gold

    • 11%
    • PG-13
    • 113 min
    • Adventure

    McConaughey and Hudson play married treasure hunters whose eight-year search for booty leaves them broke and out of gas. Just as they divorce, they stumble upon a missing clue that might lead them to a fortune.

    Charlie Bartlett (2008)

    Charlie Bartlett

      • R
      • 97 min
      • Comedy

      A rich kid (Yelchin) becomes the self-appointed psychiatrist to the student body of his new high school.

      The Eye (2008)

      The Eye

      • 22%
      • PG-13
      • 98 min
      • Drama

      "The Eye" is a thriller about a cornea transplant recipient who sees disturbing images in the mirror that send her on a quest to find out what happened to the eye's previous owner. The original was made in Hong Kong by Thai directing brothers Danny and Oxide Pang.

      Step Up 2 the Streets (2008)

      Step Up 2 the Streets

      • 27%
      • PG-13
      • 97 min
      • Drama

      Set at the Maryland School of the Arts, the story follows revolves around dance student Patrick (Hoffman) and rebellious new student Andie (Evigan).

      Sequel to the 2006 film "Step Up" about a privileged ballet dancer attending Baltimore's ultra-elite Maryland School of the Arts.

      Chugyeogja (2008)

      Chugyeogja

        • PG-13
        • 125 min
        • Thriller

        Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were all called up by a same client whom one of his girls is meeting with right now.

        Semi-Pro (2008)

        Semi-Pro

        • 21%
        • R
        • 90 min
        • Comedy

        Jackie Moon (Ferrell), the owner-coach-player of the American Basketball Association's Flint Michigan Tropics, rallies his teammates to make their NBA dreams come true.

        The Accidental Husband (2008)

        The Accidental Husband

        • 6%
        • PG-13
        • 90 min
        • Comedy

        When talk radio host Emma Lloyd (Thurman) advises one of her listeners (Machado) to break up with her boyfriend (Morgan), the jilted ex sets about getting his revenge.

        The Ramen Girl (2008)

        The Ramen Girl

          • PG-13
          • 102 min
          • Comedy

          An American woman is stranded in Tokyo after breaking up with her boyfriend. Searching for direction in life, she trains to be a râmen chef under a tyrannical Japanese master.