2008 June Movies

LOL (Laughing Out Loud) (2008)

LOL (Laughing Out Loud)

    • NONE
    • 103 min
    • Comedy

    A 15-year-old girl who, dumped by her more sexually experienced boyfriend, sets her sights on his best friend. At the same time, her 40-year-old divorcee mother is struggling to move on with her life.

    Lord Save Us from Your Followers (2008)

    Lord Save Us from Your Followers

      • PG-13
      • 100 min
      • Documentary

      Whether someone is Atheist, Agnostic, Muslim, Hindu, Jewish, - or yes, even Christian - all can identify at times with the cry, "Lord, Save Us from Your Followers!" Fed up with the divisive bumper sticker mentality overtaking America, director (and follower) Dan Merchant donned his Bumper Sticker Man suit and set out on the daring search for meaningful dialogue and the true face of faith.

      Lost in the Fog

        • Unrated
        • 81 min
        • Documentary

        After 28 years in the game, the life of an iconoclastic racehorse owner is transformed when his "big horse" finally arrives. The owner and his longtime trainer enjoy the season of a lifetime as their champion horse propels them to racing's most prestigious events culminating in the world championships. At the end of the horse's racing career, plans are finalized to retire him to stud and collect on a ten million dollar sales offer but the equine gods intervene at the last...

        Lost Stallions: The Journey Home (2008)

        Lost Stallions: The Journey Home

          • Unrated
          • 86 min
          • Family

          After the death of his father, troubled teen JAKE GATTISON travels with his mother to Harmony Ranch, a special retreat for families dealing with problems. There, Jake discovers a kindred spirit in Troubadour, a young stallion that has lost his mother and is acting out, unsettled and distressed. Ranch owner CHIEF, works to calm the uneasy horse. Jake witnesses Chief's determination with the stallion, and begins to see the wisdom in the old man's words and deeds-lessons he can apply to...

          Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, the Mistress and the Tangerine (2008)

          Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, the Mistress and the Tangerine

          • 88%
          • Unrated
          • 99 min
          • Documentary

          A journey inside the world of a legend of modern art and an icon of feminism. Onscreen, the nonagenarian Louise Bourgeois is magnetic, mercurial and emotionally raw-an uncompromising artist whose life and work are imbued with her ongoing obsession with the mysteries of childhood. Her process is on full display in this intimate documentary, which features the artist in her studio and with her installations, shedding light on her intentions and inspirations. Louise Bourgeois has for six decades...

          Mere Baap Pahle Aap (2008)

          Mere Baap Pahle Aap

            • Comedy

            Janaradhan Wishvanbhar Rane a widower has spent his life bringing up his two kids Chirag and Gaurav. Janaradhan has done everything for his kids to bring them up in the best possible manner, ever since they were toddlers. Now when the duo has grown up, Gaurav takes up the responsibility of his father. They both manage the household chores and their business to the best of their abilities. Though he is the younger son, he treats his father like his son. Gaurav is on guard with the vigilance of a...

            Missing (2008)


              • Unrated
              • 118 min
              • Drama

              In Hong Kong, Dr. Gao Jing is introduced to the brother of her best girlfriend Chen Xiao Kai, the photographer and diver Dave Chen Guo Dong. They fall in love with each other and Guo Dong invites Gao Jing to travel to Taiwan to visit an ancient submarine city, where he intends to propose her. During the dive, Guo Dong vanishes. Gao Jing cannot recall what happened underwater. She decides to investigate. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

              My Mighty Princess (2008)

              My Mighty Princess

                • Unrated
                • 122 min
                • Action

                So-hwi is a martial arts prodigy and college student. Realizing that her superhuman strength is holding back her love life, she decides to quit martial arts to pursue handsome hockey player Joon-mo. But Joon-mo is in love with an older woman, and when So-hwi's mystical martial arts community comes under threat from an old enemy, Heuk-bong, her childhood friend Il-yeong must persuade her to return.

                Nattura (2008)


                  • 360 min
                  Nightmare at the End of the Hall (2008)

                  Nightmare at the End of the Hall

                    • Unrated
                    • 85 min
                    • Documentary

                    Courtney Snow (Sara Rue), an author with writer's block, still haunted by the suicide of her best friend while they were in prep school, finds herself teaching at the very same school while trying to get back on her feet. She encounters a young student, Laurel, who seems in every way to be the reincarnation of her best friend from years ago. Laurel seems to know things about Courtney that only dead friend would have known. Is she losing her mind or is it all a cruel hoax? In order to learn what...

                    Passenger (2008)


                      • Unrated
                      • 95 min
                      • Adventure

                      A beautiful Russian widow in San Francisco wishes to return to Russia after her American husband loses everything in a speculation and shoots his brains out. Along with her personal maid she is given passage to Hong Kong aboard a Russian naval vessel.

                      Praying with Lior (2008)

                      Praying with Lior

                      • 75%
                      • NONE
                      • 87 min
                      • Documentary

                      Praying with Lior" is a profoundly moving and entertaining documentary about an extraordinary family, a boy with Down Syndrome and his Bar Mitzvah. Shot over three years and focusing on the months leading up to Lior's Bar Mitzvah in 2004, "Praying with Lior" draws a riveting portrait of a high-functioning, quick-witted, friendly and sincere boy, who, as he proudly approaches manhood, is simultaneously "retarded" and, according to his many admirers, a "spiritual genius." It also offers a...

                      Presto (2008)


                        • G
                        • 5 min
                        • Animation

                        Dignity. Poise. Mystery. We expect nothing less from the great, turn-of-the-century magician, Presto. But, when Presto forgets to feed his rabbit one too many times, well, there's really no telling what to expect! This latest comical short film from Pixar Animation Studios follows the escalating high jinx of the amazing Presto, his rabbit Alec, and what happens onstage when a star magician's ego provokes some clever revenge from his neglected costar.

                        Project Kashmir

                          • Unrated
                          • 88 min
                          • Documentary

                          From directors Senain Kheshgi and Geeta V. Patel comes PROJECT KASHMIR--a feature documentary in which the directors... See full synopsis »

                          Public Enemy 3 (2008)

                          Public Enemy 3

                            • Unrated
                            • 127 min
                            • Action

                            KANG Chul-jung has been a detective fighting crime for 15 years and is at it again against a mob boss who recruits young kids to do his dirty work.

                            Quid Pro Quo (2008)

                            Quid Pro Quo

                            • 57%
                            • NONE
                            • 82 min
                            • Drama

                            A semi-paralyzed radio reporter is sent out to investigate a story that leads him into an odd subculture and on a journey of disturbing self-realization.

                            Ready, Set, Bag! (2008)

                            Ready, Set, Bag!

                              • PG
                              • 80 min
                              • Documentary

                              A feature-length documentary about excelling in life at whatever you do, Ready, Set, Bag! follows contestants and their fervent supporters from around the U.S. as they get ready for the National Grocery Bagging competition in Las Vegas. Speed, accuracy and heart will determine who is best qualified to ask you, "Paper or plastic?" Written by Justine Jacob

                              Reflections (2008)


                                • 90 min
                                • Crime

                                Europol Agent Tom Brindle is called to Barcelona, Spain, to track down the notorious serial killer known as Pygmalion. A set of fingerprints lead to a young, volatile soldier, Marco Soler. Agent Brindle arrests Marco and intensely interrogates him, convinced that he has his man. Marco has an airtight alibi though and further investigation of the suspect leads Agent Brindle to a shocking discovery.

                                Riddles of the sphinx (2008)

                                Riddles of the sphinx

                                  • Unrated
                                  • 89 min
                                  • Fantasy

                                  This release from the documentary series NOVA takes a look at the mysteries of the Sphinx, one of the largest and most ancient statues in the world. A hybrid of a man and a lion, the 4,500-year-old monument has perplexed historians and archaeologists for centuries. This examination offers leading theories on how the statue was built, what it represented to the people who created it, and why. ~ Cammila Albertson, Rovi

                                  Sarkar Raj (2008)

                                  Sarkar Raj

                                    • 125 min
                                    • Action

                                    When Anita Rajan, CEO of Sheppard power plant, an international Company, brings a power plant proposal to set up in rural Maharashtra before the Nagres, insightful Shankar is quick to realize the benefits the power plant can bring to the people. After convincing Sarkar who is against it for various reasons, Shankar undertakes a journey along with Anita to the villages of Maharashtra to mobilize support from the masses. However, things are not what they seem to be and Shankar's dream project...