2008 September Movies

 (2008)

Eagle Eye

  • 26%
  • PG-13
  • 118 min
  • Action

“Eagle Eye” is a race-against-time thriller starring Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson, Anthony Mackie and Billy Bob Thornton. Jerry Shaw (LaBeouf) and Rachel Holloman (Monaghan) are two strangers thrown together by a mysterious phone call from a woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, she pushes Jerry and Rachel into a series of increasingly dangerous situations – using the technology of everyday life to track and control their every move. As the situation escalates, these two ordinary people become the country's most wanted fugitives, who must work together to discover what is really happening – and more importantly, why.

 (2008)

Burn After Reading

  • 78%
  • R
  • 96 min
  • Comedy

A disk containing the memoirs of a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous gym employees who attempt to sell it.

 (2008)

The Duchess

  • 61%
  • PG-13
  • 105 min
  • Biography

The scandalous rise and fall of the Georgina, Duchess of Devonshire. Like Princess Diana, her direct descendent, she was beautiful, glamorous and adored by the public.

Keira Knightley will play the 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, duchess of Devonshire. An ancestor of Princess Di, she lived an extravagant, profligate and promiscuous life of political and romantic intrigue, becoming an important powerbroker amid Britain's ruling elite but also running up catastrophic gambling debts. She was alternately feted and reviled, and widely caricatured by the popular press.

 (2008)

The Secret of Moonacre

  • 20%
  • NONE
  • 103 min
  • Adventure

Based on the classic children's novel "The Little White Horse," by Elizabeth Goudge.

Richards plays Maria, an orphan sent to live with her uncle in mysterious Moonacre Manor. There she enters a world of magical creatures and discovers that she's the only person who can undo an ancient curse and save Moonacre Valley.

 (2008)

Chugyeogja

    • PG-13
    • 125 min
    • Thriller

    Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were all called up by a same client whom one of his girls is meeting with right now.

     (2008)

    Keith

      • PG-13
      • 93 min
      • Drama

      Story concerns a 17-year-old who thinks she's got it all figured out until she falls for a guy who has nothing to lose

       (2008)

      Ghost Town

      • 85%
      • PG-13
      • 103 min
      • Comedy

      In the comedy "Ghost Town," Bertram Pincus (Ricky Gervais) is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts. Even worse, they all want something from him, particularly Frank Herlihy (Greg Kinnear), who pesters him into breaking up the impending marriage of his widow Gwen (Téa Leoni). That puts Pincus squarely in the middle of a triangle, with spirited results.

       (2008)

      Elite Squad

        • R
        • 114 min
        • Action

        Inspired by true events. Two childhood friends decide to enlist in Rio de Janeiro's Military Police Department. After juggling their police jobs and college, both make up their minds to try out for a Special Operations Squad whose mission is to take down the drug-lords that plague the city. Both men struggle to survive, facing the daily challenges of dealing with pressure at home and fighting an unnamed war on the streets.

         (2008)

        My Best Friend's Girl

        • 14%
        • R
        • 103 min
        • Comedy

        Smart, beautiful and headstrong, Alexis is the girl of Dustin's dreams. But after only five weeks of dating, the love-struck Dustin is coming on so strong that Alexis is forced to slow things down - permanently. Devastated and desperate to get her back, Dustin turns to his best friend, Tank, the rebound specialist. A master at seducing - and offending - women, Tank gets hired by freshly dumped guys to take their ex-girlfriends out on the worst date of their lives - an experience so horrible it sends them running gratefully back to their beaus.

         (2008)

        Righteous Kill

        • 19%
        • R
        • 101 min
        • Action

        "Righteous Kill" features the second bigscreen pairing of De Niro and Pacino, who play two detectives searching for a serial killer.