2008 May Movies

 (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.

 (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 where he and his brother grew up, of their adventures together on the road, of vicious encounters with local gangs, and of Latika, the girl he loved and lost. Each chapter of his story reveals the key to the answer to one of the game show’s questions.

 (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.

     (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.

       (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.

       (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."

       (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.

       (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.

       (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.

       (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.