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David Vaughn Posted: Oct 17, 2008 0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/easternpromises.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Known as "The Undertaker," expatriate Russian Nikolai (Viggo Mortensen) performs dirty tasks for a local mobster, Semyon (Armin Mueller-Stahl). Anna (Naomi Watts) and Nikolai cross paths when she obtains a diary with a card for Semyon's restaurant. Unfortunately for Anna, her inquisitive visit to Semyon throws her into a world in which she has no business.

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David Vaughn Posted: Oct 17, 2008 0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/knockedup.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Ben (Seth Rogan) and Alison (Katherine Heigl) have nothing in common. He is a stoner meandering his way through life without a job or any long-term goals. She is an up-and-coming career-minded girl recently promoted to host a show on E!. To celebrate, she and her married sister (Leslie Mann) venture out for some drinks when they meet Ben in a bar. Although Alison isn't physically attracted to Ben, he makes her laugh. They have quite a few drinks together, ending the night drunk and in bed. When the condom doesn't work due to operator error, both are in for the surprise of their lives when the pregnancy test is positive eight weeks later.

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David Vaughn Posted: Oct 06, 2008 0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/babymama.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Kate (Tina Fey) is a single and successful 37-year-old businesswoman whose biological clock is ticking. After numerous attempts at in vitro fertilization, the doctor finally tells her she has a one-in-a-million chance of getting pregnant. Determined to have a baby to call her own, she decides to enlist the help of a surrogate mother and hires Angie (Amy Poehler), a blue-collar girl from South Philly, who gives Kate much more than she bargained for.

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David Vaughn Posted: Oct 06, 2008 0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/vegas.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>New Yorkers Jack (Ashton Kutcher) and Joy (Cameron Diaz) independently decide to head to Vegas for a weekend to drown their sorrows for different reasons&#151; he was fired from his job, and she was recently dumped by her fianc. After a wild night of partying, the two strangers wake up and discover that, in their drunken bliss, they got married. Neither of them is too happy about their impaired decision, and they agree on an annulment&#151; that is, until Jack wins a $3 million dollar jackpot with Joy's quarter, prompting an all-out war for the money.

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David Vaughn Posted: Oct 05, 2008 0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/indiana.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) is trying to outrace a sinister yet beautiful Russian agent (Cate Blanchett) to find the coveted Crystal Skull of Akator, an eerie object of fascination with hidden powers. Teaming up with his ex-squeeze Marion (Karen Allen) and her rebel son Mutt (Shia LeBeouf), the three must first find an ex-colleague of Indy's who knows the secrets of the mysterious artifact.

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Kris Deering Posted: Oct 05, 2008 0 comments
Video: 4.5/5
Audio: 4.25/5
Extras: 3/5
Takeru vows to return to the moon. Will he meet with destiny-or disaster? Find out in the final episode of the FREEDOM saga. Mankind's fate now lies in a lunar colony no one believed existed. But will the man on moon take kindly to the people on earth?
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Kris Deering Posted: Oct 05, 2008 0 comments
Video: 4.25/5
Audio: 3.75/5
Extras: 0/5
Based on leading scholarly accounts and written by Bodrov and Arif Aliyev, "Mongol" delves into the dramatic and harrowing early yars of the ruler who was born as Temudgin in 1162. As it follows Temudgin from his perilous childhood to the battle that sealed his destiny, the film paints a multidimensional portrait of the future conqueror, revealing him not as the evil brute of hoary stereotype, but as an inspiring, fearless and visionary leader.
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Kris Deering Posted: Oct 05, 2008 0 comments
Video: 2.75/5
Audio: 3.5/5
Extras: 0/5
"Otis" has everything he needs for the prom: the corsage, the convertible, the cool baby-blue tux (not to mention the fully equipped torture chamber in his basement). He even has the girl - a pretty blonde he's named Kim - who is dying to be his date. Literally.
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Kris Deering Posted: Oct 05, 2008 0 comments
Video: 2.5/5
Audio: 3.5/5
Extras: 3/5
Hannah and Benjamin are a happily married couple whose love is tested inways they never could have imagined in this touching supernatural drama. But when Hannah is killed in a car accident, the couple's strong bond may be responsible for an unusual twist of fate that keeps their love alive - at the expense of their daughter.
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Kris Deering Posted: Oct 05, 2008 0 comments
Video: 4.25/5
Audio: 3.75/5
Extras: 4/5
"Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull" finds Indy trying to outrace a brilliant and beautiful agent for the mystical, all-powerful Crystal Skull of Akator. Teaming up with a rebellious young biker and his spirited original love Marion, Indy takes you on a breathtaking action-packed adventure in the exciting tradition of the classic "Indiana Jones" movies.
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Kris Deering Posted: Oct 05, 2008 0 comments
Video: 2.5/5
Audio: 3.5/5
Extras: 4/5
Struggling musician Peter Bretter has spent six years idolizing his girlfriend, television star Sarah Marshall. He's the guy left holding her purse in paparazzi photos and accidentally omitted from acceptance award speeches. But his world is rocked when she dumps him and Peter finds himself alone. After an unsuccessful bout of womanizing and an on-the-job nervous breakdown, he sees that not having Sarah may just ruin his life. To clear his head, Peter takes an impulsive trip to Oahu, where he is confronted by his worst nightmare: his ex and her tragically hip new British-rocker boyfriend, Aldous, are sharing his hotel. But as he torments himself with the reality of Sarah's new life, he finds relief in a flirtation with Rachel, a beautiful resort employee whose laid-back approach tempts him to rejoin the world.
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Kris Deering Posted: Oct 05, 2008 0 comments
Video: 4/5
Audio: 5/5
Extras: 3/5
Inspired by true events, this heart pounding, nail-biting frightener mercilessly explores our most universal fears, where simply opening the door to a stranger leads to a grueling night of terror one could never imagine.
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Sol Louis Siegel Posted: Oct 02, 2008 0 comments
Sony
Movie •••• Picture •••½ Sound •••½ Extras •••½
The winner of last year's Os
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Ken Korman Posted: Oct 02, 2008 0 comments
Paramount
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Is America still not ready for a movie that address
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Rad Bennett Posted: Oct 02, 2008 0 comments
Universal
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