2008 February Movies (By Date)

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.

Bad Biology (2008)

Bad Biology

  • 100%
  • NONE
  • 85 min
  • Fantasy

Driven by biological excess, a young man and woman search for sexual fulfillment, unaware of each other's existence. Unfortunately, they eventually meet, and the bonding of these two very unusual human beings ends in an explosive and ultimately over-the-top sexual experience, resulting in a truly godawful love story....

1. Mai (2008)

1. Mai

    • Unrated
    • 90 min
    • Drama

    An eleven-year-old Turkish boy, two young men from a small town, and a cuckolded policeman from the sticks all find their way to Berlin on May Day, where, in the district of Kreuzberg, emotions come to the boil every year. Little Yavuz is eager to gain recognition and is determined to 'floor a cop' in order to impress his older brother. But then he meets Hary, a onetime member of the student revolts of the late sixties, and things turn out completely differently. Jacob and Pelle from...

    Surveillance (2008)

    Surveillance

    • 54%
    • R
    • 97 min
    • Crime

    It’s been a hell of a day on the highway.

    When Federal Officers Elizabeth Anderson (Julia Ormond) and Sam Hallaway (Bill Pullman) arrive at Captain Billing’s office, they have three sets of stories to figure out and a string of vicious murders to consider.

    One zealot cop, a strung out junkie and an eight year old girl all sit in testimony to the roadside rampage, but as the Feds begin to expose the fragile little details each witness conceals so carefully with a well practiced lie, they...

    Nacht Vor Augen (2008)

    Nacht Vor Augen

      • Unrated
      • 91 min
      • Drama

      Studly German soldier David gets a warm welcome, after a tour of NATO 'peace-making' duty in Afghanistan, from his girlfriend and house-mate Kirsten and his own (step-)family. But the bed-wetting he hides is just an early, minor symptom of a major trauma incurred on the Afghan base. Even a party step-dad throws for David's silver valor decoration, part of an imposed deal to keep the army's dirty laundry covered up, is cause to lash out angrily. David alternatively behaves...

      Barbie Mariposa and Her Butterfly Fairy Friends (2008)

      Barbie Mariposa and Her Butterfly Fairy Friends

        • Unrated
        • 75 min
        • Animation

        Mariposa, the beautiful butterfly fairy, loves her home in the sparkling land of Flutterfield, but she dreams of seeing the world outside. It seems that she's destined only to dream, but when the Queen of Flutterfield is poisoned by the evil fairy Henna and the world's magical protective lights begin to go out, it's up to Mariposa and her friends to adventure beyond Flutterfield's borders and find a way to save their home. ~ Cammila Albertson, Rovi

        Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins (2008)

        Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins

        • 22%
        • PG-13
        • 114 min
        • Comedy

        A successful comedian (Lawrence) leaves Los Angeles to reunite with his family in the Deep South.

        Borderline (2008)

        Borderline

          • Unrated
          • 110 min
          • Drama

          Borderline, a film version of the novels Borderline and La Brèche, tells the story of Kiki at various stages of her life. With her mother institutionalized, she is raised by her grandmother, where left to her own devices, she takes refuge in school. Her life before 30 is a far cry from fairy-tale. Sex and alcohol are her only outlets and her daily reality. She goes through men one after another.

          Lying (2008)

          Lying

            • NR
            • 94 min
            • Drama

            When a long weekend brings four women together in the countryside, each of them is forced to navigate the depths of social interaction as virtual strangers. How well do we really know the friends we make in adulthood? And in the age of lies, what can be made of the person who tells untruths so small they serve no obvious purpose?

            L: Change the World (2008)

            L: Change the World

              • NR
              • 129 min
              • Crime

              "The human whose name is written in the Death Note shall die." After making the hardest decision ever, another serious case confronts L. There are only 23 days left and without his best partner Watari (Shunji Fujimura), L has to solve the case all by himself for the very first time.

              Gospel Hill (2008)

              Gospel Hill

              • 33%
              • Unrated
              • 99 min
              • Drama

              Gospel Hill tells the intersecting story of two men in the fictional South Carolina town of Julia. Danny Glover plays John Malcolm, the son of a slain civil rights activist. Jack Herrod (Tom Bower) is the former sheriff who never got to the bottom of the murder. Their paths begin to cross when a development corporation comes to town with plans to raze Julia's historic Gospel Hill.

              Full Battle Rattle (2008)

              Full Battle Rattle

              • 73%
              • NONE
              • 85 min
              • Documentary

              A film about life inside the US Army's Iraq simulation in California's Mojave Desert.

              Tote Schwule - Lebende Lesben (2008)

              Tote Schwule - Lebende Lesben

                • Unrated
                • 87 min
                • Documentary

                As a result of the Holocaust and later, AIDS, the male homosexual community has sustained bitter losses and, according to Praunheim, lesbian women have now placed themselves at the head of the so-called queer movement. The female protagonists in the film represent two different generations; they also incorporate the past and present status of homosexuals in society.

                Making Mr. Right (2008)

                Making Mr. Right

                  • PG
                  • 30 min
                  • Comedy

                  Eddie, a poor street conman, has his 'guess in which briefcase' trick ruined by Manhattan lifestyle magazine deputy editor Hallie Galloway. Due to a bet with her boss, she must transform Eddie into a dashingly eligible bachelor for a charity auction. In order to pay back his generous benefactor, restaurateur Angelo, Eddie accepts. He not only proves a quick learner and born charmer, the gentleman in him awakes and so does love in their harts. But their true pasts catch up. Written...

                  Love for Sale (2008)

                  Love for Sale

                    • R
                    • 103 min
                    • Comedy

                    Love for Sale is a romantic comedy about Trey (Jackie Long), a twenty-something delivery guy that can't seem to catch a break. Trey's whole life is in shambles- no money for college, girls don't know he exists and his uncle's recording studio is about to be foreclosed. After a failed attempt to talk to the girl of his dreams, Kiely (Mya), Trey encounters the incredibly, beautiful Katherine (Melyssa Ford) while on delivery. The older woman falls for him despite their age...

                    Julia (2008)

                    Julia

                    • 74%
                    • R
                    • 144 min
                    • Crime

                    Julia is an alcoholic on the constant decline. She spends the nights partying, usually not knowing where she is, when she wakes up.

                    Because of that, she loses her job. Her only friend, Mitch, a recovering alcoholic himself, makes her go to an AA meeting, where she meets her neighbour, Elena. A few days later, Julia passes out on the sidewalk in front of her apartment building. When she comes to, she's in Elena's flat. Elena starts to talk about her son Tommy, who lives with his grandfather,...

                    Be Like Others (2008)

                    Be Like Others

                      • Unrated
                      • 74 min
                      • Documentary

                      An intimate and unflinching look at life in Iran, seen through the lens of those living at its fringes, 'Be Like Others' is a provocative look at a generation of young Iranian men choosing to undergo sex change surgery.

                      Jiang shan mei ren (2008)

                      Jiang shan mei ren

                        • R
                        • 99 min
                        • Action

                        After the death of her father, a woman is forced to take over as empress and fight to save her kingdom.

                        Love, Pain and Vice Versa (2008)

                        Love, Pain and Vice Versa

                          • Unrated
                          • 85 min
                          • Romance

                          Chelo is an architect, withdrawing from her social life because of realistic dreams she's having of a romance with a strange man. She's convinced the man is real, out there, destined to be with her. She reports a rape to the police, describing the man of her dreams to a sketch artist. The police find a suspect: he's Marcos, a physician. Chelo tells the police this is not the man who raped her, but now she has Marcos in her sights. Her plan for him to fall in love with her is...

                          Fireflies in the Garden (2008)

                          Fireflies in the Garden

                          • 20%
                          • R
                          • 98 min
                          • Drama

                          To an outsider, the Taylors are the very picture of the successful American family: Charles (Dafoe) is a tenured professor on track to become university president, son Michael (Reynolds) is a prolific and well-known romance novelist, daughter Ryne (Lucio) is poised to enter a prestigious law school, and on the day we are introduced to them, matriarch Lisa (Roberts) will graduate from college—decades after leaving to raise her children. But when a serious accident interrupts the celebration,...