2008 June Movies

Serbis (2008)

Serbis

    • R
    • 93 min
    • Drama

    The Pineda family operates a run-down movie house in a city in the province, which shows dated sexy double-feature films. The family has taken up actual residence in the old building as well. The matriarch Nanay Flor, her daughter Nayda, son-in-law Lando and adopted daughter Jewel take turns manning the ticket booth and the canteen. Her nephews Alan and Ronald are the billboard painter and projectionist respectively.

    Nanay Flor had filed a bigamy case against her estranged husband and is...

    Siri Oko Fo

      • Short

      It is a film about family, love, secrets, tradition, immigration, and letting go and not letting go. Directed by Heather Murphy, written by Ebbe Bassey (Exec Producer) and Heather Murphy, produced by Josh Hetzler and Ed Roy.

      Solar Flare (2008)

      Solar Flare

        • NONE
        • 91 min
        • Action

        An only child raised by a tough-talking single mother, fifteen-year-old Riley has always stood out. A math genius fascinated by the universe, Riley has developed a groundbreaking new way to accurately predict the frequency of dangerous solar flares. Soon he discovers that a huge solar storm is hours away from frying the earth's power grid. With the help of his professor, the no-nonsense Dr. Clark, he sets out on a race against time to convince the world to prepare for the worst before it's too...

        Something Is Killing Tate (2008)

        Something Is Killing Tate

          • Unrated
          • 78 min
          • Drama

          Days before his birthday and weeks before his wedding, Tate Bradley, a twenty-five year old, African-American man attempts to commit suicide. He survives the ordeal, but from his actions, it is obvious that "Something is Killing Tate." The question is: "What?" Tate attempts to isolate himself to his apartment - hiding from the world. To his dismay, one by one the significant players in his troubled life come to check on him. With each visit, more is revealed about how each...

          Sparrow (2008)

          Sparrow

          • 93%
          • Unrated
          • 87 min
          • Drama

          Kei (Simon Yam) is the experienced leader of a team of pickpockets — also known as "Sparrows" in HK slang. He enjoys a carefree lifestyle taking photos. One day a dashing beauty, Chun-Lei (Kelly Lin), suddenly appears in Kei's viewfinder. Kei is mesmerized. But behind Chun-Lei's attractive facade lies a mysterious past and a mission to set herself free.

          Stag Night (2008)

          Stag Night

            • NONE
            • 84 min
            • Horror

            Four guys on a bachelor party get off the subway at a station that shut down in the '50s. After watching a transit cop get brutally murdered they find themselves running for their lives beneath the streets of New York City.

            Strip Club King: The Story of Joe Redner (2008)

            Strip Club King: The Story of Joe Redner

              • 80 min
              • Documentary

              Loved..Admired..Hated!!! Charismatic to some and revolting to others. Joe Redner owns one of the most famous nude clubs in America, the Mons Venus. Although Joe has been fighting the city of Tampa since the 1970s, Joe Redner and the Mons Venus came into the national spotlight in 1999 when Tampa's City Council tried to ban lap dancing. The city ordinance passed, but not without an explosive fight that made national headlines with feature stories on ABC's "20/20" and Comedy Central's "The Daily...

              Summer 2007 (2008)

              Summer 2007

                • 166 min
                • Crime

                Five friends in med-school realize how oblivious they have grown to the grim realities of society when, during their internship to a remote Vidharba village, the quintet witnesses a mass suicide by the farmers. Unable to comprehend the inhumanity of it, they flock to vacation-friendly Goa and continue living in blissful neglect. Still, their peak into life's bitter truths encourages them to fight for the farmers' rights and against the powers that be.

                Summer Holiday (2008)

                Summer Holiday

                • 100%
                • Unrated
                • 102 min
                • Comedy

                On his spring break at the seaside, with his wife and his four year old son, Bogdan Ciocazanu runs into his best friends from high-school at the precise date and time that reminds all of them of their most glorious drinking trips and sexual escapades of their younger days. Frustrated that, between his job and his family, time is no longer his to manage and play with, Boogie now takes his shock dosage of freedom and spends a night to tick off all the items on the map of his youth (drinking,...

                Tamami: The Baby's Curse (2008)

                Tamami: The Baby's Curse

                  • R
                  • 100 min
                  • Horror

                  A beautiful girl, Yoko, gets lost one night during an air raid and is taken in by an orphanage. Eventually, she is reunited with her own family and goes home to live with them. But there, an unexpected fate awaits her as she is subjected to horrific brutality from these people who are tortured by a past mistake.

                  The 13th Alley (2008)

                  The 13th Alley

                    • NONE
                    • 80 min
                    • Horror

                    A group of college kids go after-hours bowling. The fun is suddenly halted when abnormal things begin happening on the 13th alley. Everyone runs to escape, but all exits have been boarded up! Who is out for revenge?

                    The Art of Being Straight (2008)

                    The Art of Being Straight

                    • 38%
                    • NONE
                    • 77 min
                    • Comedy

                    Officially broken up with his girlfriend and looking for a fresh start in Los Angeles, a young and good-looking photographer finds his life turned upside down after he winds up in bed with a successful male executive in director Jesse Rosen's warmhearted tale of one man's search to discover his true identity. John has always had a way with the ladies, so when he relocates to Los Angeles to live with his old college roommate Andy, it doesn't take long for the old friends to fall back into the...

                    The Blue Tooth Virgin (2008)

                    The Blue Tooth Virgin

                    • 62%
                    • R
                    • 80 min
                    • Comedy

                    A witty and humorous repartee on the struggle of artistic pursuit. Through the rollercoaster relationship between two screenwriters, this second-time filmmaker nails the need for validation that drives many Hollywood strivers. Money and fame offer allure, but the confirmation of self-worth keeps some of the least successful toiling away for years. For David and Sam, maintaining a friendship proves equally difficult.

                    The Boy Next Door (2008)

                    The Boy Next Door

                      • PG-13
                      • 90 min
                      • Crime

                      TV movie where a novelist (Dina Meyer) moves to a little town to write her next novel. She loves to get inspiration and as time goes by she gathers information about her neighbor, a young and wealthy guy whom she observes and picture from her window most of the time. Soon, she gets involved in a crime and most of the evidence is pointing at her due to her lonely life and life style. She needs to fight to demonstrate her innocence and that's what will be the plot of the movie...

                      The Escapist (2008)

                      The Escapist

                      • 66%
                      • NONE
                      • 105 min
                      • Crime

                      Frank Perry (Cox) is an institutionalized convict twelve years into a life sentence without parole. When his estranged daughter falls ill, he is determined he make peace with her before it's too late. He develops an ingenious escape plan, and recruits a dysfunctional band of escapists - misfits with a mutual dislike for one other but united by their desire to escape their hell hole of an existence. Much of the action takes place within the tunnels, sewers and underground rivers of subterranean...

                      The Human Experience (2008)

                      The Human Experience

                        • NONE
                        • 90 min
                        • Documentary

                        The story of a band of brothers who travel the world in search of the answers to the burning questions: Who am I? Who is Man? Why do we search for meaning? Their journey brings them into the middle of the lives of the homeless on the streets of New York City, the orphans and disabled children of Peru, and the abandoned lepers in the forests of Ghana, Africa. What the young men discover changes them forever. Through one on one interviews and real life encounters, the brothers are awakened to the...

                        The Magic Hour (2008)

                        The Magic Hour

                          • PG
                          • 136 min
                          • Comedy

                          A hustler who gets in trouble with a gang boss in the port town of Sukago agrees to make good with the don by putting him in contact with a mysterious hitman -- an assassin the hustler has no idea how to contact. Instead, he hires an actor to play the role, though the thespian has no idea what he's getting into. Written by Anonymous

                          The Other Woman (2008)

                          The Other Woman

                            • Unrated
                            • 89 min
                            • Drama

                            Jill Plumley left her brilliant job as journalist when she married Derek, am important layer with a brilliant career. Now Jill is university teacher. But everything changes when she receive a message from her husbands' secretary and she start ti be scared about loosing hi.

                            The Princess of Nebraska (2008)

                            The Princess of Nebraska

                              • Unrated
                              • 77 min
                              • Drama

                              Decisions and reality. Sasha is a young woman from Beijing, studying in Nebraska. She flies to the Bay Area and meets up with friends, including Boshen, a gay man who was the lover of Yang, a member of Beijing's Opera who got Sasha pregnant four months before. She's made an appointment at a clinic for the next day. Boshen thinks he, she, Yang, and the baby can be a family. After a contentious dinner, Sasha meets X, a call girl on her way to a party with older men. Sasha goes too....

                              The Promotion (2008)

                              The Promotion

                              • 53%
                              • R
                              • 85 min
                              • Comedy

                              Two assistant managers of a corporate grocery store vie for a coveted promotion.