Tag: 2008

Phoebe in Wonderland (2008) 7.1

Phoebe in Wonderland (2008)

The fantastical tale of a little girl who won't - or can't - follow the rules. Confounded by her clashes with the rule-obsessed world around her, Phoebe seeks enlightenment from her unconventional drama teacher, as her b...

The Garden of Eden (2008) 5.3

The Garden of Eden (2008)

Set in the jazz age years, prior to the depression, the story follows a successful young American writer, David Bourne, and his beautiful new wife, Catherine, on their extended honeymoon in Europe. Catherine soon becomes...

Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous (2008) 4.3

Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous (2008)

When fluffy, bubble gum movie star Megan Valentine suddenly finds herself broke and humiliated in the public eye, she wanders from the wreckage of a car accident and witlessly enlists in the U.S. Army hoping in vain that...

Poppy Shakespeare (2008) (TV) 7.2

Poppy Shakespeare (2008) (TV)

N has been a day patient at north London's Dorothy Fish day hospital for 13 years - her ambition is never to leave. Then she meets glamourous new patient Poppy Shakespeare, an ad agency receptionist convinced she's not m...

The Tender Hook (2008) 5.3

The Tender Hook (2008)

The story is about Iris' rise to the apex of a love/power triangle that includes her roguish English lover McHeath and Art, an earnest young boxer. Within the flawed moral landscape, each character struggles to establish...

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008) 6.7

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne (Natalie Portman) and Mary Boleyn (Scarlett Johansson), driven...

My Mom’s New Boyfriend (2008) 5.3

My Mom’s New Boyfriend (2008)

Henry is a young FBI agent. During a three-year absence from his home in Shreveport, his mother Marty loses more than 100 pounds, looks great, and to Henry's embarrassment, has become a party animal. Within a day of Henr...

Strange Wilderness (2008) 5.3

Strange Wilderness (2008)

When his father dies, Peter Gaulke inherits "Strange Wilderness," dad's TV show about animals. After ratings plummet and the show is canceled, we watch a long flashback to see its demise. The studio head gives the show t...

Space Chimps (2008) 4.5

Space Chimps (2008)

Ham III, the grandson of the first chimp astronaut, is blasted off into space by an opportunity-seeking senator. Soon, the fun-loving chimp has to get serious about the mission at hand; ridding a far-away planet of their...

The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008) 4.6

The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)

Christopher Rocket is a man devoted to his work but unable to commit to his girlfriend Anne or anything else in his personal life. He returns to his hometown after his estranged father Tom Rocket suffers a stroke. Jane R...

The Love Guru (2008) 3.8

The Love Guru (2008)

Born in America, but raised in Havemahkeeta in India, with a population of 76, Maurice had always to better Deepak Chopra, and be sexually active, ever since he was 12. His Guru, Tugginmypudha, while approving of Deepak,...

Tinker Bell (2008) (V) 6.8

Tinker Bell (2008) (V)

Carried by the wind deep in the heart of the enchanting Pixie Hollow in the island of Neverland, the beautiful newly born fairy, Tinker Bell, discovers that her destiny as a tinker is to repair all sorts of things under ...

Surveillance (2008) 6.3

Surveillance (2008)

Grisly murders occur in a small town. Two FBI agents arrive, set up their cameras in three interview rooms, and set up interviews of three survivors: a girl of about nine, a foul-mouthed cop with a bandaged hand, and a y...

Sweet Rain: Accuracy of Death (2008) 7

Sweet Rain: Accuracy of Death (2008)

As the rain falls gently on the streets of Tokyo, Death emerges from the supernatural realm to decide whether or not a chosen individual will die in seven days time as scheduled. Chiba is the Grim Reaper. Precisely one w...

Be Kind Rewind (2008) 6.4

Be Kind Rewind (2008)

In Passaic, NJ, Elroy Fletcher runs a video store in a condemned building he claims was the birthplace of Fats Waller. Fletcher goes on a Waller centennial trip, leaving his foster son Mike in charge of the store. Mike's...

Belly 2: Millionaire Boyz Club (2008) (V) 3.4

Belly 2: Millionaire Boyz Club (2008) (V)

Born into a life of crime, G has just spent 8 years in the pen. Now out on the streets he's back to his old ways wondering if a con can ever really straighten out. Things become more complex when G hooks up with Alexis w...

The Class (2008) 7.5

The Class (2008)

Teacher François Marin and his colleagues are preparing for another school year teaching at a racially mixed inner city high school in Paris. The teachers talk to each other about their prospective students, both the goo...

Role Models (2008) 6.8

Role Models (2008)

Danny and Wheeler, well into their 30s, lack something: Danny feels stuck; he's sour and has driven away his terrific girlfriend. Wheeler chases any skirt he sees for empty sex. When they get in a fight with a tow-truck ...

Wubbzy’s Big Movie! (2008) (TV) 6.6

Wubbzy’s Big Movie! (2008) (TV)

Based on the Emmy Award-winning preschool series this movie follows Wubbzy and his friends as they play, laugh, and learn wholesome messages about friendship, helping others, and believing in oneself. First the gang has ...

The Burrowers (2008) 5.7

The Burrowers (2008)

A band of courageous men sets out to find and recover a family of settlers that has mysteriously vanished from their home. Expecting the offenders to be a band of fierce natives, the group prepares for a routine battle. ...

Cold Prey 2 (2008) 6.2

Cold Prey 2 (2008)

Jannicke is found wandering, shocked, in the snow in Stehotinn by Ole who takes her to the Otta Sjukehus Hospital where his girlfriend Dr. Camilla works. Jannicke reveals the location of where the bodies of her friends E...

Adoration (2008) 6.3

Adoration (2008)

Simon, a Toronto high school student, has been raised by his maternal Uncle Tom since Simon's parents, Rachel and Sami, died in a car accident eight years ago. Tom, a tow truck driver, decided to move to the city into Ra...

On War (2008) 6.2

On War (2008)

After a freak accident, Burt finds himself locked in a coffin overnight. After surviving the ordeal, he decides to live his life purely for pleasure, but ultimately he finds himself in a bizarre war of the sexes. Starrin...

Idiots and Angels (2008) 7.1

Idiots and Angels (2008)

Angel is a selfish, abusive, morally bankrupt man who hangs out as his local bar, berating the other patrons. One day, Angel mysteriously wakes up with a pair of wings on his back. The wings make him do good deeds, contr...

The Objective (2008) 5.5

The Objective (2008)

A military special operations team, led by a CIA case officer, are on a mission in the harsh and hostile terrain of Afghanistan where they find themselves in a Middle Eastern "Bermuda Triangle" of ancient evil.::Anonymou...

The Burning Plain (2008) 6.8

The Burning Plain (2008)

The Burning Plain follows the story of several different people separated by time and space -- Sylvia, a woman in Oregon who must undertake an emotional odyssey to rid herself of her past; Mariana and Santiago, two teena...

Chaos Theory (2008) 6.6

Chaos Theory (2008)

At his daughter's wedding, time-management specialist Frank Allen corners the reluctant groom and tells him a long story: about the night his wife chose him, and then, about eight years later, when a missed ferry, a corp...

The Alphabet Killer (2008) 5.2

The Alphabet Killer (2008)

In Rochester, a pre-teen girl is abducted, raped, and murdered. Detective Megan Paige investigates: she works long hours obsessively, and soon she's seeing visions of the dead girl. The FBI profiles the killer as a spont...

The Eye (2008) 5.4

The Eye (2008)

The violinist Sydney Wells has been blind since she was five years old due to an accident. She submits to a surgery of cornea transplantation to recover her vision, and while recovering from the operation, she realizes t...

The Forbidden Kingdom (2008) 6.6

The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)

An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With ...

Gigantic (2008) 6

Gigantic (2008)

Do we ever get what we want? Brian sells mattresses in a warehouse store. His father and older brothers have material success; he wants a child. He's applied to adopt a baby from China. A man who appears homeless seems t...

Clubbed (2008) 6.8

Clubbed (2008)

Danny - a lonely factory worker, intimidated by life - is battered and humiliated in front of his kids in a random act of violence. His already bleak existence sinks further into the abyss. On the verge of total breakdow...

Familiar Strangers (2008) 5.6

Familiar Strangers (2008)

"Familiar Strangers" asks the question. "Is it really possible to relate to ones parents and siblings after being replaced by the family dog? . . . Perhaps as friends - weird friends?" An off beat - funny - heartfelt sto...

Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008) (V) 4.3

Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008) (V)

The war against the Bugs continues! A Federation Starship crash-lands on the distant Alien planet OM-1, stranding beloved leader Sky Marshal Anoke and several others, including comely but tough pilot Lola Beck. It's up t...

Florence Nightingale (2008) (TV) 5.1

Florence Nightingale (2008) (TV)

Starring Laura Fraser, this film brings to life the story of Florence Nightingale's spiritual and emotional breakdown after the Crimean War: a moment of crisis, doubt, and failure that ultimately inspired her revolutiona...

Admiral (2008) 6.8

Admiral (2008)

Admiral Aleksandr Kolchak is a true war hero and beloved husband and father. Anna, the wife of his best friend, becomes the love of his life. The revolution in his heart mirrors the revolution in his own country. His des...

Killer Movie (2008) 4.5

Killer Movie (2008)

Killer Movie tells the story of a reality television shoot that goes awry when its crew finds itself stranded in a remote Northern town. A killer is on the loose, stalking cast and crew members one by one. As past suspic...

Sleepwalking (2008) 6.1

Sleepwalking (2008)

James "Speedy" Reedy is anything but. He's a twenty-something slacker sleepwalking through life in a Midwestern town. His older sister, Joleen calls him in the middle of the night after the police have arrested her boyfr...

Revolutionary Road (2008) 7.3

Revolutionary Road (2008)

It's 1955. Frank and April Wheeler, are in the 'seven year itch' of their marriage; they're not happy. April has forgone her dream of being an actress, and Frank hates his job. One day, April suggests they move to Paris ...

Yes Man (2008) 6.8

Yes Man (2008)

Carl Allen is at a standstill. No future - until the day he enrolls into a personal development program based on a very simple idea: say yes to everything. Carl discovers with amazement the magical power of "Yes", and se...