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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 23, 2009 0 comments
Video: 4/5
Audio: 4/5
Extras: 3.5/5
Arriving at an Italian ski resort with a large diamond known as the Pink Panther, Princess Dala encounters the suave Sir Charles, who also happens to be the notorious jewel thief The Phantom. Can Clouseau, the clumsiest inspector ever to trip over a case, stop Sir Charles' plot...or will The Phantom steal the "cat" and leave Clouseau holding the bag.
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 23, 2009 0 comments
Video: 3/5
Audio: 3.75/5
Extras: 2/5
In this heartwarming hilarious comedy Christopher C-Dub Wang is a Chinese-American gangsta-talking wannabe who tries to save the family business by playing in a ping pong tournament. With some surprising help from an unusual group of kids anything could happen!
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 23, 2009 0 comments
Video: 3/5
Audio: 4/5
Extras: 3.5/5
"Napoleon Dynamite" is a new kind of hero, complete with a tight red 'fro, sweet moon boots, and skills that can't be topped. Napoleon spends his days drawing mythical beasts, duking it out with his brother, Kip, and avoiding his scheming Uncle Rico. When two new friends enter Napoleon's life - shy Deb and mustachioed Pedro - the trio launches a campaign to elect Pedro for class president and make the student body's wildest dreams come true. But if Pedro is to beat stuck-up Summer, Napoleon will have to unleash his secret weapon.
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 23, 2009 0 comments
Video: 4/5
Audio: 4/5
Extras: 5/5
It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor - and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something they'll remember forever. Together with the rest of the Wildcats, they stage a spring musical reflecting their hopes and fears about the future and their unforgettable experiences growing up together. But with graduation approaching and college plans in question, what will become of the dreams, romances and friendships of East High's senior Wildcats?
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 23, 2009 0 comments
Video: 4.5/5
Audio: 4.25/5
Extras: 2.5/5
Stationed in Tuscany, Italy, four members of the U.S. Army's all-black 92nd Infantry Division, the Buffalo Soldiers, are trapped behind enemy lines after one of them risks his life to save a traumatized Italian boy. Separated from their unit, they find themselves in a remote Tuscan village where they experience the tragedy and the triumph of war. Based on the highly praised novel by James McBride, and filled with exceptional battle scenes and action, it's a gripping and inspiring story drawn from a real incident that will touch the goodness within us all and never let go.
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 23, 2009 0 comments
Video: 3.75/5
Audio: 4/5
Extras: 3.5/5
Troy, the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella, the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the school's musical. As they reach for the stars and follow their dreams, everyone learns about acceptance, teamwork and being yourself.
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 23, 2009 0 comments
Video: 4.25/5
Audio: 4.5/5
Extras: 3/5
Set against the immense backdrop of the majestic Grand Canyon, “Grand Canyon Adventure” will take audiences on an exhilarating river-rafting adventure down the Colorado River in the company of a team of explorers who are committed to bringing awareness to global water issues. One of the world's mightiest rivers, the Colorado, no longer reaches the sea. Every drop of river water is allocated to agriculture and populations along the way, many of whom don't even realize their connection to the river. No water remains for the river's end -- the Colorado Delta -- once a thriving estuary that supported the most diverse biosphere in North America. How do we balance our needs with nature's? How do we provide enough fresh water for everyone who needs it, not only along the Colorado River, but everywhere on our planet?
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David Vaughn Posted: Feb 19, 2009 0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/stanna.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Stationed in Tuscany, Italy, during World War II, four members of the U.S. Army's all-black 92nd Infantry Division are trapped behind enemy lines after one of them risks his life to save a traumatized boy. The group then works its way to a nearby village where the soldiers gather intelligence behind enemy lines.

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David Vaughn Posted: Feb 19, 2009 0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/madagascar2.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Alex (Ben Stiller), Marty (Chris Rock), Melman (David Schwimmer), and Gloria (Jada Pinkett Smith) prepare to head home to Manhattan in a rickety aircraft piloted by the inventive penguins. But when they crash land in the African savannah, things get interesting when Alex has a surprise family reunion.

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David Vaughn Posted: Feb 19, 2009 0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/amadeus.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>In 1781, court composer Antonio Salieri (F. Murray Abraham) is maddened with envy after discovering that the divine musical gifts he desires for himself have been bestowed on the lewd, mischievous Mozart (Tom Hulce), whom he plots to destroy by any means necessary. Salieri appreciates Mozart's miraculous compositions more than anyone while blaming God for his own musical shortcomings.

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David Vaughn Posted: Feb 19, 2009 0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/hsm3.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>America's favorite Wildcats are back for their exciting final year at East High. Amidst a basketball championship, prom, and the big spring musical, Troy (Zach Efron) and Gabriella (Vanessa Hudgens) vow to make every moment count, as their lifelong college dreams put the future of their relationship in question.

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David Vaughn Posted: Feb 19, 2009 0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/bodyoflies.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>On the hunt for the mastermind behind a wave of global terrorist attacks, a young and idealistic CIA agent (Leonardo DiCaprio) scrambles around the Middle East looking for clues. At home, his boss, Ed Hoffman (Russell Crowe), is a cold-hearted CIA veteran who orchestrates the action behind the scenes to place his man in the right place in order to nab the villain.

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David Vaughn Posted: Feb 19, 2009 0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/changeling.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>In 1928 Los Angeles, a single mother, Christina Collins (Angelina Jolie), leaves for work on a Saturday, leaving her 9-year-old son at home without any supervision. Upon her return home that night, he has vanished without a trace. Five months later, the LAPD inform her they've found her son in the Midwest and he's on his way home. Regrettably, the boy isn't her son, though the police refuse to believe her and are convinced she's just in shock. Driven by her quest for the truth, she exposes corruption in the LAPD and captivates the people of Los Angeles with her horrific tale.

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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 17, 2009 0 comments
Video: 4/5
Audio: 4.25/5
Extras: 3.5/5
Father Richard is desperately trying to sell his motivational success program...with no success. Meanwhile, "pro-honesty" mom Sheryl lends support to her eccentric family, including her depressed brother, fresh out of the hospital after being jilted by his lover. Then there are the younger Hoovers - the seven-year-old, would-be beauty queen Olive and Dwayne, a Nietzsche-reading teen who has taken a vow of silence. Topping off the family is the foul-mouthed grandfather, whose outrageous behavior recently got him evicted from his retirement home. When Olive is invited to compete in the "Little Miss Sunshine" pageant in far-off California, the family piles into their rusted-out VW bus to rally behind her - with riotously funny results.
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 17, 2009 0 comments
Video: 4.5/5
Audio: 5/5
Extras: 3/5
Struggling photographer Leon Kaufman's obsessive pursuit of dark subject matter leads him into the path of a serial killer, Mahogany, the subway murderer who stalks late-night commuters - ultimately butchering them in the most gruesome ways imaginable.

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