2008 September Movies

Martyrs (2008)

Martyrs

  • 52%
  • R
  • 100 min
  • Horror

France. A night at the beginning of the 1970s. Lucie, a little girl missing for over a year, is discovered wandering by the side of a country road. Near catatonic, she can say nothing about what has happened to her. The cops quickly find the place in which she's been incarcerated - a disused slaughterhouse. Every indication is that she never once left the empty, freezing room in which she was imprisoned. Filthy, starving, dehydrated, the child's body nonetheless bears no traces of sexual abuse...

Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)

Zack and Miri Make a Porno

  • 65%
  • R
  • 101 min
  • Comedy

Lifelong platonic friends Zack (Rogen) and Miri (Banks) look to solve their respective cashflow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll, however, the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously thought.

RocknRolla (2008)

RocknRolla

  • 59%
  • R
  • 114 min
  • Action

Butler stars as One Two, a street-smart mobster who has learned to play both sides of the fence, and Wilkinson is playing the lethal head mobster, Lenny Cole, part of London's old mob regime, which is quickly losing ground to the wealthier foreign mob.

When a Russian mobster orchestrates a crooked land deal, millions of dollars are up for grabs, and all of London's criminal underworld wants in on the action. Everyone from a dangerous crime lord to a sexy accountant, a corrupt politician and...

Burn After Reading (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.

The Wrestler (2008)

The Wrestler

  • 98%
  • R
  • 109 min
  • Drama

Film centers on Randy "The Ram" Robinson, a 1980s-era star pro wrestler who has become a burnt-out shell of his former self. After he has a heart attack during a small-time match, a doctor tells him he could die if he fights again. In an effort to build a new life, Robinson takes a job at a deli, moves in with an aging stripper and tries to build a relationship with her son. But the prospect of a rematch with his old nemesis the Ayatollah proves too tempting to resist, even if it means risking...

The Duchess (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...

Eden Lake (2008)

Eden Lake

  • 83%
  • R
  • 91 min
  • Horror

Nursery teacher Jenny and her boyfriend Steve, escape for a romantic weekend away. Steve, planning to propose, has found an idyllic setting: a remote lake enclosed by woodlands and seemingly deserted. The couple's peace is shattered when a gang of obnoxious kids encircles their campsite. Reveling in provoking the adults, the gang steals the couple's belongings and vandalizes their car leaving them completely stranded. When Steve confronts them, tempers flare and he suffers a shocking and...

Eagle Eye (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...

Lakeview Terrace (2008)

Lakeview Terrace

  • 45%
  • PG-13
  • 106 min
  • Crime

An LAPD officer (Jackson) will stop at nothing to force out the interracial couple who just moved in next door.

New York, I Love You (2008)

New York, I Love You

  • 36%
  • R
  • 103 min
  • Comedy

Following the successful feature film 'Paris, je t'aime' that opened the 2006 'Un Certain Regard' section of the Cannes Film Festival and was distributed worldwide, we are thrilled to present 'New York, I Love You'. 12 filmmakers will direct a short film (5 minutes) illustrating the universal theme of encountering love within the five boroughs of New York City. 'Paris, je t'aime' has proven to be a wonderfully creative experience for all the talents involved. Internationally acclaimed directors...

Pride and Glory (2008)

Pride and Glory

  • 35%
  • R
  • 129 min
  • Crime

A saga centered on a multi-generational family of New York City Police officers. The family's moral codes are tested when Ray Tierney (Edward Norton), investigates a case that reveals an incendiary police corruption scandal involving his own brother-in-law (Colin Farrell). For Ray, the truth is revelatory, a Pandora's Box that threatens to upend not only the Tierney legacy but the entire NYPD.

The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

The Secret Life of Bees

  • 58%
  • PG-13
  • 110 min
  • Drama

Set in South Carolina in 1964, the film is the moving tale of Lily Owens (Fanning) a 14 year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother (Burton). To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father (Bettany), Lily flees with Rosaleen (Hudson), her caregiver and only friend, to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother's past. Taken in by the intelligent and independent Boatwright sisters (Latifah, Okonedo and Keys), Lily finds solace in their...

Choke (2008)

Choke

  • 54%
  • R
  • 89 min
  • Comedy

"Choke" is a black comedy that follows Victor Mancini (Rockwell), a sex addict who works as a Colonial War re-enactor and runs a con scheme that involves deliberately choking in restaurants and attaching himself parasitically to his rescuers, all to fund his mother's (Huston) care at a private mental hospital.

He is forced to address his intimacy issues when he falls in love with his mother's doctor and discovers that he is unable to perform with the one woman he actually likes.

An...

Fireproof (2008)

Fireproof

  • 40%
  • PG
  • 122 min
  • Drama

An action-packed love story, FIREPROOF will have audiences laughing, crying, and inching toward the edge of their seats as they are drawn into the world of a firefighter, his wife and a marriage worth rescuing.

Ghost Town (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...

Passengers (2008)

Passengers

  • 20%
  • PG-13
  • 90 min
  • Drama

A grief counselor works with a plane crash survivor through his denial of the terrible event.

The Women (2008)

The Women

  • 13%
  • PG-13
  • 114 min
  • Comedy

"The Women" is a remake of the 1939 George Cukor classic. The updated version follows a group of female friends when the one they envied most discovers her husband's cheating on her.

Righteous Kill (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.

Appaloosa (2008)

Appaloosa

  • 76%
  • R
  • 114 min
  • Crime

Ed Harris and Viggo Mortensen star as a pair of lawmen out to tame a chaotic Western town from the throws of a criminal rancher in Appaloosa, an adaptation of the Robert B. Parker novel that puts Harris back behind the camera for the second time after his acclaimed directorial debut with Pollock. Renée Zellweger co-stars as a double-dealing widow whose appearance creates a rift between the two men and their mission.

Departures (2008)

Departures

    • PG-13
    • 131 min
    • Drama

    "Departures" follows Daigo Kobayashi (Masahiro Motoki), a devoted cellist in an orchestra that has just been dissolved and who is suddenly left without a job. Daigo decides to move back to his old hometown with his wife to look for work and start over. He answers a classified ad entitled "Departures" thinking it is an advertisement for a travel agency only to discover that the job is actually for a "Nokanshi" or "encoffineer," a funeral professional who prepares deceased bodies for burial and...