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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 17, 2009 0 comments
Video: 3.75/5
Audio: 3/5
Extras: 1.5/5
A young autistic girl learns to fight from watching TV and the fighters from the boxing school next door. When she finds a list of debtors in her ailing mother's diary, she sets upon a violent quest to collect payment for medical expenses. Her quest is a dangerous one that ultimately leads her to her father, a mafia member of the Yakuza.
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 17, 2009 0 comments
Video: 3/5
Audio: 4/5
Extras: 3.5/5
Small-town diner owner Tom Stall finds himself a local hero after he successfully takes down two thugs during an attempted robbery. But his sudden celebrity draws unwanted attention from the outside world, including mobsters Carl Fogarty and Richie Cusack, who insist that Tom is intricately tied to their past. Fogarty begins stalking Tom's wife and children resulting in a bloody standoff in which Tom must protect his family from what is either a case of mistaken identity or a violent past that's finally caught up with him.
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 17, 2009 0 comments
Video: 4/5
Audio: 3.75/5
Extras: 3.5/5
Fraternal twins Conner and Murphey MacMannus are on a mission from God to rid Boston of crime. However, instead of signing up for the police force, these hard-drinking Irish-American brothers take the law into their own hands a la Charles Bronson in "Death Wish". Heralded as saints by the city's beleaguered residents, the brothers also attract the attention of Paul Smecker, the openly gay FBI special agent assigned to investigate the spate of killings amongst the ranks of the Russian mafia.
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 17, 2009 0 comments
Video: 4.5/5
Audio: 4.25/5
Extras: 3.75/5
Roger Ferris is the best man U.S. Intelligence has on the ground, in places where human life is worth no more than the information it can get you. In operations that take him around the globe from the Middle East to Washington, Ferris's next breath often depends on the voice at the other end of a secure phone line - CIA veteran Ed Hoffman. Waging war from a laptop in the suburbs, Hoffman is on the trail of an emerging terrorist leader who has orchestrated a campaign of bombings while eluding the most sophisticated intelligence network in the world. To lure the terrorist out into the open, Ferris will have to penetrate his murky world, but the closer he gets to the target, the more he discovers that trust is both a dangerous commodity and the only one that will get him out alive.
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 17, 2009 0 comments
Video: 3.75/5
Audio: 4.25/5
Extras: 3.5/5
Gripping human drama. Sumptuous period epic. Glorious celebration of the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This marvelous winner of eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, portrays the rivalry between the genius Mozart and the jealous court composer who may have ruined Mozart's career and shortened his life.
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 17, 2009 0 comments
Video: 4.5/5
Audio: 4.5/5
Extras: 3.5/5
The stimulating true life story about the life of President George W. Bush. Whether you love him or hate him, there is no question that George W. Bush is one of the most controversial public figures in recent memory. In an unprecedented undertaking, acclaimed director Oliver Stone is bringing the life of our 43rd President to the big screen as only he can. "W." takes viewers through Bush's eventful life - his struggles and triumphs, how he found both his wife and his faith, and of course the critical days leading up to Bush's decision to invade Iraq.
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 17, 2009 0 comments
Video: 4/5
Audio: 4.75/5
Extras: 3/5
Television reporter Angela Vidal and her cameraman are assigned to spend the night shift with a Los Angeles Fire Station. After a routine 911 call takes them to a small apartment building, they find police officers already on the scene in response to blood curdling screams coming from one of the apartment units. They soon learn that a woman living in the building has been viciously attacked by something unknown. After a few of the residents are also attacked, they try to escape with the news crew in tow, only to find that the CDC has quarantined the building. Phones, internet, televisions and cell phone access have been cut-off, and officials are not relaying information to those locked inside. When the quarantine is finally lifted, the only evidence of what took place is the news crew's videotape.
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 17, 2009 0 comments
Video: 4.5/5
Audio: 4/5
Extras: 3.5/5
Los Angeles, 1928: On a Saturday morning in a working class suburb, Christine said goodbye to her son Walter, and left for work. When she came home, she discovered he had vanished. A fruitless search ensues, and months later, a boy claiming to be the nine year old is returned. Dazed by the swirl of cops, reporters and her conflicted emotions, Christine allows him to stay overnight. But in her heart, she knows he is not Walter. As she pushes authorities to keep looking, she learns that in Prohibition-era L.A., women don't challenge the system and live to tell their story. Slandered as delusional and unfit, Christine finds an ally in activist Reverend Briegleb, who helps her fight the city to look for her missing boy.
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 09, 2009 0 comments
Video: 4/5
Audio: 4.25/5
Extras: 4/5
Ten years after the original, slacker heroes Dante and Randal have become "funployees" at Moby's fast food. In addition to offending customers and debating anything and everything, their responsibilities now include ragging on their uber-nerd co-worker and teasing their sexy manager. But when Dante announces his plan to leave New Jersey, Randal plots a shocking and hysterical going-away party that will alter their lives forever.
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 07, 2009 0 comments
Video: 4/5
Audio: 4.5/5
Extras: 3.5/5
Beck is a bounty hunter sent into the treacherous jungles of the Amazon to bring the rebellious Travis back to the States. When Beck and Travis reluctantly join forces to hunt down a priceless treasure this unlikely team embarks on a pulse-pounding, non-stop thrill-ride.
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 07, 2009 0 comments
Video: 3.75/5
Audio: 4/5
Extras: 3.5/5
Edward and Connie Sumner seem to have the perfect marriage. But when Connie's chance encounter with a handsome stranger erupts into a full-blown affair, desire becomes obsession, and the true price of betrayal takes a shattering toll.
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 07, 2009 0 comments
Video: 2.75/5
Audio: 3.5/5
Extras: 3/5
Julia Roberts is a spirited, streetwise diamond in the rough when she meets a no-nonsense billionaire played by Richard Gere. It's a chance encounter that turns a weeklong business arrangement into a timeless rags-to-riches romance.
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 07, 2009 0 comments
Video: 4.25/5
Audio: 4/5
Extras: 3.5/5
In the not-so-distant future, a worldwide epidemic of organ failures devastates the planet. Out of the tragedy, a savior emerges: GENECO, a biotech company that offers organ transplants…for a price. Those who miss their payments are scheduled for repossession…and hunted by the REPO man!
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 07, 2009 0 comments
Video: 5/5
Audio: 4.5/5
Extras: 3.5/5
Seth Rogen and Elizabeth Banks star as two cash-strapped roommates who try to get out of debt by making an adult film. Once the cameras start rolling, things quickly get complicated...and hilarious!
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Kris Deering Posted: Feb 07, 2009 0 comments
Video: 4/5
Audio: 4.5/5
Extras: 2.5/5
In 1988, the landmark Anime film "Akira", by director Katsuhiro Otomo, defined the cutting edge of Anime around the world. By today's standards, "Akira" remains a landmark achievement in cel animation and retains the explosive impact of its highly detailed animation and its intensely violent saga of power and corruption.

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