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Kris Deering Posted: Dec 01, 2008 0 comments
Video: 4/5
Audio: 5/5
Extras: 1.5/5
"Jarhead" (the self-imposed moniker of the Marines) follows Swoff from a sobering stint in boot camp to active duty, where he sports a sniper rifle through Middle East deserts that provide no cover from the heat or Iraqi soldiers. Swoff and his fellow Marines sustain themselves with sardonic humanity and wicked comedy on blazing desert fields in a country they don't understand against an enemy they can't see for a cause they don't fully grasp.
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Kris Deering Posted: Dec 01, 2008 0 comments
Video: 2.5/5
Audio: 2/5
Extras: 2.5/5
New York City, year 2095. A floating pyramid has emerged in the skies above Manhattan, inhabited by ancient Egyptian Gods. They have cast judgment down upon Horus (a falcon headed god), one of their own. With only seven days to preserve his immortality, he must find a human host body to inhabit, and search for a mate. In the city below, a beautiful young woman, Jill, with blue hair, blue tears and a power even unknown to her, wanders the city in search of her identity aided by a doctor who is fascinated by this mystery of nature. Reality in this world has a whole new meaning as bodies, voices and memories converge with Gods, mutants, mortals and extra terrestrials.
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Kris Deering Posted: Dec 01, 2008 0 comments
Video: 3.5/5
Audio: 4/5
Extras: 3.75/5
This hilarious Christmas film tells the tale of a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts on Christmas Eve and is transported back to the North Pole and raised as an elf. Years later Buddy learns he is not really an elf and goes on a journey to New York City to find his true identity.
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Kris Deering Posted: Dec 01, 2008 0 comments
Video: 4/5
Audio: 4.25/5
Extras: 3.25/5
While on a hiking trip to reconnect with his son after the death of his wife, Ray Keene stumbles into a nightmare scenario of paid assassins and ex-military guns-for-hire. Frank Cardin is attempting to fulfill a contract to assassinate a high profile businessman when things go awry and he ends up in the custody of the U.S. Marshalls. After an ill-fated attempt by his compatriots to free him Frank finds himself in the custody of ex-lawman Ray and his son. As the trio tries to make their way back to civilization they are relentlessly pursued by Frank's friends who are intent on freeing their leader in order to collect on the contract. But one pursuer may be more foe than friend.
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Kris Deering Posted: Dec 01, 2008 0 comments
Video: 5/5
Audio: 5/5
Extras: 4.5/5
The magical world of C.S. Lewis' beloved fantasy comes to life once again in "Prince Caspian", the second installment of "The Chronicles Of Narnia" series. Join Peter, Susan, Edmund, Lucy, the mighty and majestic Aslan, friendly new Narnian creatures and Prince Caspian as they lead the Narnians on a remarkable journey to restore peace and glory to their enchanted land.
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Kris Deering Posted: Dec 01, 2008 0 comments
Video: 4.75/5
Audio: 3.25/5
Extras: 3/5
In the air above Switzerland, on the sheer rock-and-ice wall known as the Eiger, an American climber is about to embark on the most perilous and meaningful ascent he has ever undertaken: an attempt to scale the legendary mountain that took his renowned father's life.
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Kris Deering Posted: Dec 01, 2008 0 comments
Video: 4.5/5
Audio: 4/5
Extras: 3/5
Will Ferrell stars as Harold Crick, a lonely IRS agent whose mundane existence is transformed when he hears a mysterious voice narrating his life. With the help of Professor Jules Hilbert, Harold discovers he's the main character in a novel-in-progress and that the voice belongs to Karen Eiffel, an eccentric author famous for killing her main characters in creative ways. Harold must quickly track down Eiffel and stop her before she conjures up a way to finish him off.
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Kris Deering Posted: Dec 01, 2008 0 comments
Video: 4/5
Audio: 4.5/5
Extras: 3.25/5
"Lucky # Slevin" is a thriller that twists and turns its way through an underworld of crime and revenge. Set in New York City, a case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses; The Rabbi and The Boss. Slevin is under constant surveillance by relentless Detective Brikowski as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat and finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to get them... before they get him.
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Kris Deering Posted: Dec 01, 2008 0 comments
Video: 4.25/5
Audio: 4.75/5
Extras: 4/5
Meryl Streep leads an all-star cast in this musical celebration of mothers, daughters and fathers, true love's lost and new one's found. Based on the Broadway smash-hit and filled with ABBA Songs you know and love, it's the feel-good experience that will have you singing and dancing over and over again.
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Kris Deering Posted: Dec 01, 2008 0 comments
Video: 3/5
Audio: 3.75/5
Extras: 2.5/5
Join a team of explorers on the expedition of a lifetime as they set off to become the first to navigate the Blue Nile from source to sea. The epic 3,260-mile descent down the world's greatest and deadliest river has eluded humankind for centuries - until now! Ride shotgun on the team's 16-foot rafts as they crash through the rapids in Ethiopia's desert canyons. Battle through some of the world's most extreme whitewater rapids with renowned kayaker, Gordon Brown. Over the arduous, four month journey, the team faces nearly insurmountable challenges - from crocodile attacks to armed bandits and arrests.
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Kris Deering Posted: Dec 01, 2008 0 comments
Video: 3.75/5
Audio: 2.5/5
Extras: 3.25/5
When beautiful police detective Anna Manni follows the bloody trail of a sophisticated serial murderer/rapist through the streets of Italy, the young woman falls victim to the bizarre "Stendhal Syndrome" - a hallucinatory phenomenon which causes her to lose her mind and memory in the presence of powerful works of art. Trapped in this twilight realm, Anna plunges deeper and deeper into sexual psychosis, until she comes to know the killer's madness more intimately than she ever imagined.
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Kris Deering Posted: Nov 24, 2008 Published: Nov 25, 2008 0 comments
Video: 4.25/5
Audio: 5/5
Extras: 4/5
With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves effective, but soon find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind known as The Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces Batman closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante.
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David Vaughn Posted: Nov 24, 2008 0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/fredclaus.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Did you know that Santa Claus (Paul Giamatti) has a brother? Yep, his name is Fred (Vince Vaughn), and he's on the naughty list. After growing up in saintly Nick's shadow, Fred becomes a scrooge who's lost his belief in Christmas. Estranged from the family but in dire need of cash, Fred ventures to the North Pole to help his brother through the holiday crunch in exchange for $50,000. His outlook on Christmas begins to change when he realizes Nick is in trouble from a scheming efficiency expert (Kevin Spacey) out to shut down Christmas forever.

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Kris Deering Posted: Nov 24, 2008 0 comments
Video: 4.25/5
Audio: 4/5
Extras: 4/5
Brennan Huff is a sporadically employed thirty-nine-year-old who lives with his mother, Nancy. Dale Doback is a terminally unemployed forty-year-old who lives with his father, Robert. When Robert and Nancy marry and move in together, Brennan and Dale are forced to live with each other as step brothers. As their narcissism and downright aggressive laziness threaten to tear the family apart, these two middle-aged, immature, overgrown boys will orchestrate an insane, elaborate plan to bring their parents back together. To pull it off, they must form an unlikely bond that maybe, just maybe, will finally get them out of the house.
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Kris Deering Posted: Nov 24, 2008 0 comments
Video: 3.55/5
Audio: 4.25/5
Extras: 0/5
The year is 1429. France is in political and religious turmoil as members of the royal family battle for rule. But one peasant girl from a remote village gave her country the miracle it was looking for. Milla Jovovich is Joan of Arc, a young woman who would inspire and lead her countrymen until her execution at the age of nineteen.

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