2008 February Movies (By Date)

Love and Other Crimes (2008)

Love and Other Crimes

    • Unrated
    • 106 min
    • Comedy

    Anica lives in New Belgrade, a miserable district of tower blocks and concrete. She is mistress to Milutin, a wealthly local criminal who owns a solarium and runs a protection racket. Anica is determined not to grow old in this dump where neither love nor life seems to offer her a decent future. One grey winter’s day Anica has an idea to steal money from Milutin’s safe, get on a plane and leave the country forever.

    Drifting flowers (2008)

    Drifting flowers

      • Unrated
      • 97 min
      • Drama

      Teddy Award-winning Director Zero Chou (Spider Lilies) weaves three poetic tales as the lesbians in Drifting Flowers seek their true identify. In the first story, Jing, a blind singer, falls in love with her band's tomboy accordionist Diego. In another time and place, Lily, an elderly lesbian and Yen, her gay friend, create an unexpected bond and support each other in a time of crisis. Finally, we see Diego before she joined the band, when as a teenager she came to grips with her gender...

      Football Under Cover (2008)

      Football Under Cover

        • Unrated
        • 86 min
        • Documentary

        Marlene, member of the local Berlin soccer team BSV AL-Dersimspor, learns about the Iranian female national soccer team that until now has never had the chance to play against another team. She convinces her team to try and change that and begins to search for supporters of her idea. When they can't be found in Germany, she travels to Tehran and initiates an exciting and difficult march through the Iranian institutions. With the date of the match being postponed several times and the...

        The Tree of Life

        • 48%
        • Unrated
        • 76 min
        • Documentary

        A woman from Los Angeles travels to Italy to trace the roots of her Italian Jewish ancestors.

        Gangster’s Paradise: Jerusalema (2008)

        Gangster’s Paradise: Jerusalema

          • R
          • 120 min
          • Action

          Inspired by a true story, Gangster’s Paradise: Jerusalema is an unflinching look into the crime, corruption and the transgressions of those looking to survive in the most crime-infested district of Johannesburg.

          Starting off with simple smash and grabs, and petty crime, Lucky Kunene quickly graduates to more aggressive heists such as armed robbery and carjacking. Soon, Lucky realizes he needs a bigger score to fulfill his goals of making it big, and escaping from the slums, to a dream house...

          Gegenschuss (2008)

          Gegenschuss

            • Unrated
            • 120 min
            • Documentary

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            Ben 10: Race Against Time (2008)

            Ben 10: Race Against Time

              • Unrated
              • 67 min
              • Action

              In Bellwood, a mysterious figure teleports into town, and immediately starts destroying things. Ben Tennyson, in the form of Heatblast, confronts him. After a short battle, Ben seemingly obliterates the villain. Max Tennyson identifies him as Eon, an alien the Plumbers captured almost two centuries ago. When he arrived, he was half dead and brought a device with him called the Hands of Armageddon, which would open a time rift to the alien's home dimension and unleash his race upon Earth...

              Dating Games People Play (2008)

              Dating Games People Play

                • R
                • 95 min
                • Comedy

                Nick Jenkins finds himself back in the single scene as his relationship with his fiancee abruptly fall apart. With his roommate and best friend Jed Rollins, Nick jumps into the dating world. Mona, Jed, and Robin accompany him as they meander throught the quagmire of awkward situations they encounter on their dating escapades. Written by Anonymous

                Still Waters Burn

                  • Unrated
                  • Drama
                  Suddenly, Last Winter (2008)

                  Suddenly, Last Winter

                    • PG
                    • 85 min
                    • Documentary

                    Legislation affording much-desired marriage rights to homosexuals receives short shrift in Italy - squelching the hopes of many a gay and lesbian couple - in Suddenly, Last Winter, documentarists Luca Ragazzi and Gustav Hofer's witty and urbane look at homophobic Italian politics. As the film commences, eight-year romantic partners Hofer and Ragazzi rejoice with the knowledge that the right-wing administration of prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has dissolved, in favor of a more progressive,...

                    Standard Operating Procedure (2008)

                    Standard Operating Procedure

                    • 78%
                    • R
                    • 118 min
                    • Documentary

                    Errol Morris examines the incidents of abuse and torture of suspected terrorists at the hands of U.S. forces at the Abu Ghraib prison.

                    The Maiden and the Wolves (2008)

                    The Maiden and the Wolves

                      • Unrated
                      • 110 min
                      • Drama

                      Not long before World War I, in a French Alpine town near the Italian border, a pack of slaughtered wolves is delivered to local taxidermist Leon (Patrick Chesnais). A surviving black cub comes down from the mountains looking for his family, and is saved from discovery and certain death by Leon’s young daughter Angele, who releases him back into the wild. The Great War comes and goes, making local foundry owners the Garcins rich. Family patriarch Albert Garcin (Michel Galabru), who happens to...

                      Jodhaa Akbar (2008)

                      Jodhaa Akbar

                      • 78%
                      • NONE
                      • 160 min
                      • Action

                      A sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal emperor, Akbar, and a Rajput princess, Jodha.

                      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.

                      Filth and Wisdom (2008)

                      Filth and Wisdom

                      • 24%
                      • NONE
                      • 84 min
                      • Comedy

                      The comedy-drama, centered on three flatmates living desperate lives in London - was initially intended as a short. It will get a theatrical run coinciding with video-on-demand availability.

                      In the film, the intertwining plotlines track, among other characters, a man who spanks for money, a chemist and a pole dancer.

                      Resident Evil: Degeneration (2008)

                      Resident Evil: Degeneration

                        • R
                        • 97 min
                        • Animation

                        The "Umbrella Incident" that took place in Raccoon City was ended with the eradication of the deadly virus by a missile attack ordered by the government. As its operations were suspended on a global scale, Umbrella Corporation stock plummeted. This serious blow to the business giant resulted in its complete dissolution.

                        7 years later, at an airport somewhere in the United States. An ordinary autumn afternoon. One zombie is unleashed into this peaceful scene to attack everyone. In the airport...

                        Alibi (2008)

                        Alibi

                          • Unrated
                          • 86 min
                          • Comedy

                          For years, well-integrated ethnic Moroccon Amsterdam screw-up Youssef lied his way trough life, including his ma's matching efforts. Slick wheeler-dealer pick recruits the born liar for his firm, an 'alibi office' which helps people get away with cheating on their partners. Youssef soon becomes disguise genius Sander's best mate. Things get tricky when both Rick and Youssef fall in love with airhead waitress Andrea and Rick orders Youssef to arrange his alibi for cheating...

                          My Bestfriend's Girlfriend (2008)

                          My Bestfriend's Girlfriend

                            • Unrated
                            • 115 min
                            • Comedy

                            After an awkward yet memorable encounter at a stag party, Evo (Richard Gutierrez) and Grace (Marian Rivera) thought they would never see each other again. Little did they know that Grace is actually the girlfriend of Evo's best friend, Mark ('JC de Vera' ). As the arrogant player that he is, Evo takes advantage of what happened at the party to make Grace agree to his demands. He forces Grace to pretend as his girlfriend to make Akiko (Ehra Madrigal), his ex, jealous. But, they...

                            The Vanished Empire (2008)

                            The Vanished Empire

                              • 105 min
                              • Drama

                              The film's story takes place in Moscow in the 1970s. Its plot unfolds around the love triangle between two young men and a girl who study at the same university. They argue, make up, and face their first disappointments and victories. While busy with personal lives and loves, they miss foreseeing that the country in which they were born and live will soon disappear from the map.

                              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.