2008 October Movies

The Hurt Locker (2008)

The Hurt Locker

  • 97%
  • R
  • 105 min
  • Drama

"The Hurt Locker," winner of the 2008 Venice Film Festival SIGNIS Grand Prize, is a riveting, suspenseful portrait of the courage under fire of the military’s unrecognized heroes: the technicians of a bomb squad who volunteer to challenge the odds and save lives in one of the world’s most dangerous places. Three members of the Army’s elite Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) squad battle insurgents and each other as they search for and disarm a wave of roadside bombs on the streets of...

Quantum of Solace (2008)

Quantum of Solace

  • 65%
  • PG-13
  • 106 min
  • Action

"Quantum of Solace" continues the high octane adventures of James Bond (Daniel Craig) in "Casino Royale."

Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M (Judi Dench) interrogate Mr White (Jesper Christensen) who reveals the organisation which blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined.

Forensic intelligence links an Mi6 traitor to a bank account in...

Body of Lies (2008)

Body of Lies

  • 54%
  • R
  • 128 min
  • Action

Crowe plays Ed Hoffman, the manipulative CIA boss who teams with operative Roger Ferris (DiCaprio) to trap a dangerous Al Qaeda leader by planting a false rumor that the bomber is in cahoots with the Americans.

Sex Drive (2008)

Sex Drive

  • 46%
  • R
  • 109 min
  • Adventure

Eighteen-year-old Ian Lafferty sets out on a cross country drive with his best friends Lance and Felicia in order to lose his virginity to a red-hot babe he met on the Internet. But the journey, filled with hilarious misadventures and raunchy escapades, teaches all three more than they expected about life and love. Randy, raucous and unexpectedly romantic, Sex Drive follows three friends on the road trip of a lifetime!.

Synecdoche, New York (2008)

Synecdoche, New York

  • 69%
  • R
  • 124 min
  • Drama

A theater director (Hoffman) struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

W. (2008)

W.

  • 59%
  • PG-13
  • 110 min
  • Biography

"W" takes viewers through Bush's eventful life -- his struggles and triumphs, how he found both his wife and his faith, and of course the critical days leading up to Bush's decision to invade Iraq.

Bronson (2008)

Bronson

  • 78%
  • R
  • 92 min
  • Action

In 1974, a hot headed 19-year-old named Michael Peterson (Tom Hardy, in a blazing, transformative performance) decided he wanted to make a name for himself and so, with a homemade sawed-off shotgun and a head full of dreams he attempted to rob a post office. After making off with only £26.18, he was swiftly apprehended and originally sentenced to seven years in jail, Peterson has subsequently been behind bars for 34 years, 30 of which have been spent in solitary confinement. During that time,...

Diario de una ninfómana (2008)

Diario de una ninfómana

    • 95 min
    • Drama

    A chronicle of the life of a middle-class French girl's sexual adventures, her then fall into prostitution, and her ultimate redemption.

    Max Payne (2008)

    Max Payne

    • 16%
    • PG-13
    • 99 min
    • Action

    Based on the legendary, hard-hitting interactive video game, "Max Payne" tells the story of a maverick cop determined to track down those responsible for the brutal murder of his family and partner. Hell-bent on revenge, his obsessive investigation takes him on a nightmare journey into a dark underworld. As the mystery deepens, Max (Wahlberg) is forced to battle enemies beyond the natural world and face an unthinkable betrayal.

    Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

    Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

    • 64%
    • PG
    • 89 min
    • Animation

    The sequel of the first movie, the New York Zoo Animals, Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo, still stranded on Madagascar, started to leave the island. All of a sudden, they landed in the wilderness of Africa. There, Alex soon meet the rest of his family and starting to have trouble communicating with them after much of his time at the Central Park Zoo.

    Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008)

    Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

    • 74%
    • PG-13
    • 90 min
    • Comedy

    Based on the novel by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan, the story revolves around two bridge-and-tunnel teenagers, nursing broken hearts, who fall in love during one sleepless night in New York while searching for their favorite band's unannounced show.

    Quarantine (2008)

    Quarantine

    • 58%
    • R
    • 89 min
    • Horror

    A reporter and a cameraman are just two of the people trapped inside an apartment building after a deadly strain of rabies breaks out in the city of Los Angeles.

    High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)

    High School Musical 3: Senior Year

    • 65%
    • G
    • 100 min
    • Comedy

    Disney’s “High School Musical” phenomenon leaps onto the big screen in "High School Musical 3: Senior Year", in which America’s favorite high school students (Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel, Corbin Bleu and Monique Coleman) hit senior year. Amidst a basketball championship, prom and a big spring musical featuring all of the Wildcats, Troy and Gabriella vow to make every moment last as their lifelong college dreams put the future of their relationship in...

    City of Ember (2008)

    City of Ember

    • 53%
    • PG
    • 95 min
    • Adventure

    For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights - underground. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing . . . and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, in a race against time, the citizens must search Ember for clues that will unlock the ancient mystery of the city's existence, and escape before the lights go out forever.

    Splinter (2008)

    Splinter

    • 71%
    • R
    • 82 min
    • Horror

    Trapped in an isolated gas station by a veracious Splinter parasite that transforms its still living victims into deadly hosts, a young couple and an escaped convict must find a way to work together to survive this primal terror.

    Rachel Getting Married (2008)

    Rachel Getting Married

    • 85%
    • R
    • 111 min
    • Drama

    When KYM (Anne Hathaway) returns to the Buchman family home for the wedding of her sister RACHEL (Rosemarie Dewitt), she brings a long history of personal crisis and family conflict along with her. The wedding party's abundant cast of friends and relations have gathered for an idyllic weekend of feasting, music and love, but Kym - with her black-humor and knack for bombshell drama - is a catalyst for long-simmering tensions in the family dynamic.

    Filled with the rich and eclectic characters...

    Saw V (2008)

    Saw V

    • 12%
    • R
    • 88 min
    • Crime

    In the fifth installment of the "Saw" franchise, Hoffman is seemingly the last person alive to carry on the Jigsaw legacy. But when his secret is threatened, Hoffman must go on the hunt to eliminate all loose ends.

    Frost/Nixon (2008)

    Frost/Nixon

    • 92%
    • R
    • 122 min
    • Drama

    Adaptation of the hit Peter Morgan play based on a series of televised interviews that David Frost secured with former President Nixon in 1977. The final interview ended with Nixon tacitly admitting his guilt regarding his role in the Watergate scandal. Frank Langella and Michael Sheen are reprising their Broadway roles as Nixon and Frost, respectively.

    How to Lose Friends and Alienate People (2008)

    How to Lose Friends and Alienate People

      • R
      • 110 min
      • Comedy

      Sidney Young is a disillusioned intellectual who both adores and despises the world of celebrity, fame and glamour. His alternative magazine, Post Modern Review, pokes fun at the media obsessed stars and bucks trends, and so when Young is offered a job at the diametrically opposed conservative New York based Sharps magazine its something of a shock! It seems Sharps editor Clayton Harding is amused by Young's disruption of a post-BAFTA party with a pig posing as Babe. Thus begins Sidney's...

      Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)

      Beverly Hills Chihuahua

      • 41%
      • PG
      • 85 min
      • Adventure

      Chloe (voice of DREW BARRYMORE), a diamond-clad, bootie wearing Beverly Hills Chihuahua enjoys her luxurious lifestyle so much, she hardly notices Papi (voice of GEORGE LOPEZ), a tough looking Chihuahua who happens to be head-over-paws for the pampered pooch. But when Chloe gets lost in the rough streets of Mexico with only a street-wise German Shepherd (voice of ANDY GARCIA) to help her find her way home, Papi heads south of the border -- joining forces with a motley crew: two humans (PIPER...