2008 May Movies

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Slumdog Millionaire

  • 94%
  • R
  • 120 min
  • Drama

The film is the story of Jamal Malik, an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, who is about to experience the biggest day of his life. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India’s “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?”

But when the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating; how could a street kid know so much? Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum...

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

    • PG-13
    • 94 min
    • Drama

    Bruno's life is forever changed after he and his family move to a remote new home, and he strikes up a friendship with the only boy who appears to be around.

    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)

    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

    • 78%
    • PG-13
    • 123 min
    • Action

    In 1957, Indiana Jones is thrust back in action, venturing into the jungles of South America in a race against Soviet agents to find the mystical Crystal Skull.

    The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)

    The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

    • 67%
    • PG
    • 140 min
    • Action

    "Prince Caspian" finds the Pevensie siblings pulled back into the land of Narnia, where a thousand years have passed since they left. The children are once again enlisted to join the colorful creatures of Narnia in combating an evil villain who prevents the rightful Prince from ruling the land. "Prince Caspian" was first published in 1951, and is the fourth book in the seven-book series written by Lewis. It was intended as a continuation of "The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe."

    What Happens in Vegas (2008)

    What Happens in Vegas

    • 27%
    • PG-13
    • 99 min
    • Comedy

    Set in Sin City, storyline revolves around two strangers who wake up to discover they got married sometime during the previous night's drunken festivities, with one of them winning a huge jackpot on the other's quarter. The couple set out to undermine each other and claim the coin, only to fall in love along the way.

    Sex and the City: The Movie (2008)

    Sex and the City: The Movie

      • R
      • 145 min
      • Comedy

      The movie version of the long-running HBO series featuring the further exploits of Carrie Bradshaw, Samantha Jones, Charlotte York and Miranda Hobbes. The series was originally based on autobiographical columns written by Candace Bushnell.

      The Strangers (2008)

      The Strangers

      • 45%
      • R
      • 107 min
      • Horror

      "Strangers" is a suspense thriller revolving around a couple in a remote suburban house who are targeted by three dangerous masked strangers. The resulting clashes force the couple to go well beyond what they thought themselves capable of in order to survive.

      Speed Racer (2008)

      Speed Racer

      • 39%
      • PG
      • 135 min
      • Action

      Based on the classic 1960s series created by anime pioneer Tatsuo Yoshida that later was retooled for North American audiences, the big-screen film will follow the adventures of the young race car driver Speed in his quest for glory in his thundering gadget-laden vehicle, Mach 5. The movie will feature other characters from the show, including Speed's family and his mysterious archrival, Racer X.

      Hunger (2008)

      Hunger

      • 90%
      • NONE
      • 96 min
      • Biography

      A drama documenting the last six weeks in the life of Irish Republican Army (IRA) member Bobby Sands (Fassbender) who led the 1981 hunger strike to protest the treatment of his fellow prisoners.

      Made of Honor (2008)

      Made of Honor

      • 14%
      • PG-13
      • 101 min
      • Comedy

      "Made of Honor" is a male-driven romantic comedy about a guy (Dempsey) whose dream girl asks him to be her maid of honor. He agrees in an attempt to win her heart.

      Gomorrah (2008)

      Gomorrah

        • R
        • 137 min
        • Crime

        The film is made up of six short episodes with six main characters--all revolving around the four-sided criminality between the port of Naples, Scampia, Castelvolturno and Terzigno.

        The Edge of Love (2008)

        The Edge of Love

        • 35%
        • R
        • 111 min
        • Biography

        A beautifully-drawn love story, the film revolves around two feisty, free-spirited women, Caitlin Thomas (Miller) and Vera Killick (Knightley); Vera's husband, William Killick (Murphy); and the brilliant, charismatic poet Dylan Thomas (Rhys) who loves both women. Broken promises, passion, betrayal, the shadow of war and the constant threat of imminent death push the protagonists to "The Edge of Love." The story explores the bohemian underworld of war-torn London and the intimate complexities of...

        Blindness (2008)

        Blindness

        • 43%
        • R
        • 120 min
        • Drama

        An outbreak of blindness sweeps an unidentified town. Ruffalo will play a doctor who loses his sight along with everyone else in town, except the doc's wife.

        "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" The Theory of Everything

          • Unrated
          • 60 min

          Things get off to a hot start when a prisoner under interrogation tries to force his way out of the police station. When pepper spray doesn't stop him, he is tasered but he bursts into flame. The autopsy also reveals that he has green blood. When others are brought into to the morgue with green blood, the CSI team is able to trace a common thread running through all of the victims and a homemade drug all of them were using.

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          1968 Tunnel Rats (2008)

          1968 Tunnel Rats

            • R
            • 92 min
            • Action

            During the Vietnam War [1959-1975] a special US combat unit is sent out to hunt and kill the Viet Cong soldiers in a man-to-man combat in the endless tunnels underneath the jungle of Vietnam. Suicide squads of a special kind.

            8th Wonderland (2008)

            8th Wonderland

              • Unrated
              • 94 min
              • Drama

              8. Wonderland erzählt die Geschichte des ersten virtuellen Staates, den ein global zusammengesetztes Kollektiv aus Hunderten von Menschen im Internet gegründet hat. Sie wollen den bloßen Worten der Politik Taten entgegensetzen. Wöchentlich stimmen die Bürger des 8. Wonderland über die nächsten Aktionen ab, so wird der Vatikan mit Kondom-Automaten dekoriert, eine Darwin-Bibel in Massenauflage gedruckt, ein Atomdeal zwischen Russland und Iran durch sehr bewusste Fehl-Übersetzung...

              A Christmas Tale (2008)

              A Christmas Tale

                • NONE
                • 143 min
                • Comedy

                Junon (Catherine Deneuve) and Abel (Jean-Paul Roussillon) are the parents of three grown children: Elizabeth (Anne Consigny) is a melancholic playwright with a mathematician husband (Hippolyte Girardot) and a tortured teenage son, Paul (Emile Berling); Henri (Amalric) is the self-destructive black sheep, banished from family events by Elizabeth five years prior; youngest Ivan (Melvil Poupaud), the peacemaker, is married to the beautiful Sylvia (Chiara Mastroianni) and has two eccentric little...

                A Good Man is Hard to find (2008)

                A Good Man is Hard to find

                  • PG-13
                  • 89 min
                  • Drama

                  A look at African-American family life in the United States.

                  A Simple Promise (2008)

                  A Simple Promise

                    • Unrated
                    • 95 min
                    • Drama

                    A struggling young artist meets a talented, and undiscovered songstress. Desperately seeking success, they both must face hard truths and contend with sacrifice on their individual paths to fame and along the way they find a love that teaches them what success is really all about. Written by Anonymous

                    A Wink and a Smile (2008)

                    A Wink and a Smile

                    • 38%
                    • Unrated
                    • 90 min
                    • Documentary

                    Ten ordinary women learn the art of the striptease when they dive into the glamorous world of burlesque in this musical documentary of diva proportions.