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Kris Deering Posted: Sep 21, 2008 0 comments
Video: 2.75/5
Audio: 3/5
Extras: 2/5
Horror author Anne Rice penned the screenplay for this full-blooded adaptation of her novel, which chronicles the life of 18th-century nobleman Louis after he is bitten by powerful, charismatic vampire Lestat . Though enthralled with the undead lifestyle at first, Louis is unable to warm up to killing humans and grows despondent. To comfort Louis, Lestat creates another vampire, a young girl who from then on cannot age.
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Kris Deering Posted: Sep 21, 2008 0 comments
Video: 4.5/5
Audio: 4.75/5
Extras: 3.25/5
In the winter of 1982, a twelve-man research team at a remote Antarctic research station discovers an alien buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Soon unfrozen, the form-changing alien wreaks havoc, creates terror and becomes one of them.
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Kris Deering Posted: Sep 21, 2008 0 comments
Video: 4/5
Audio: 3.25/5
Extras: 4.5/5
The complete saga of the Mafia Corleone family, from Don Corleone's childhood in Sicily, his son Michael Corleone's rise to power and finally the struggle to succeed him.
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David Vaughn Posted: Sep 21, 2008 0 comments
Based on the novel by Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather is one of the greatest films of all time. Widely considered the best sequel of all time, Part II went on to win six Oscars, including Best Picture. Nearly 16 years later, Coppola completed the saga with The Godfather, Part III, a very good film in its own right, but it had big shoes to fill and didn't quite meet expectations. Chronicling the lives of the Corleone family over nearly 80 years—from the rise of Vito (Marlon Brando and Robert DeNiro) as a young criminal to the struggles of Michael (Al Pacino) to legitimize the family business after taking over for his father.
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Kris Deering Posted: Sep 21, 2008 0 comments
Video: 4/5
Audio: 4.25/5
Extras: 3/5
All his life, people have told Rudy he's not good enough, not smart enough, not big enough. But nothing can stop his impossible dream of playing football for Notre Dame. From the time he's a young boy, Rudy is determined to join the Fighting Irish. But his blue collar family only laughs at his ambitions - they know Rudy will follow his father and brothers to the local steel mill. And, for four long years after high school, he does just that. But some dreams won't die, as Rudy proves when he goes to heroic, occasionally hilarious, lengths to win admission to Notre Dame. Once there, he becomes a walk-on player, serving as little more than a human tackling dummy against the starting players. Bloodied but unbeaten, Rudy wins the respect of legendary coach Ara Parseghian and the other Irish players, who give him one shot at gridiron glory.
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Kris Deering Posted: Sep 18, 2008 0 comments
Video: 3.5/5
Audio: 4/5
Extras: 3.75/5
After a mysterious mist envelopes a small New England town, a group of locals trapped in a supermarket must battle a siege of otherworldly creatures...and the fears that threaten to tear them apart.
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Kris Deering Posted: Sep 18, 2008 0 comments
Video: 3.75/5
Audio: 4.25/5
Extras: 3/5
Night Watch: Among normal humans live the "Others" possessing various supernatural powers. They are divided up into the forces of light and the forces of the dark, who signed a truce several centuries ago to end a devastating battle. Ever since, the forces of light govern the day while the night belongs to their dark opponents. In modern day, the dark Others actually roam the night as vampires while a "Night Watch" of light forces, among them Anton, try to control them and limit their outrage. Day Watch: Only one thing stands between peace and Armageddon: the supernatural agents of "Day Watch", who fight to control the armies of light and darkness. When the son of a senior "Night Watch" officer turns to the darkness, forces beyond the imagination are unleashed and the fate of the world hangs in the balance.
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Kris Deering Posted: Sep 18, 2008 0 comments
Video: 4.75/5
Audio: 4/5
Extras: 3.5/5
An accountant is introduced to a mysterious, sex-dating club known as The List by his lawyer friend. He becomes enthralled in this new lifestyle, but he soon becomes the prime suspect in a woman’s disappearance and a multimillion-dollar heist.
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David Vaughn Posted: Sep 16, 2008 0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/leatherheads.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Dodge Connolly (George Clooney), an aging football hero in 1925, is determined to guide his team from bar brawls to packed stadiums. He recruits college-football star Carter Rutherford (John Krasinski), a war hero with great looks and unparalleled speed on the field who seems too good to be true. Chicago reporter Lexie Littleton (Renee Zellweger) begins to discover that Carter's hero status doesn't pass the smell test.

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David Vaughn Posted: Sep 15, 2008 0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/shrekthethird.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>When Shrek's father-in-law (John Cleese)&#151;or shall I say, frog-in-law&#151;passes away, Shrek (Mike Myers) is the next in line to the throne. But Shrek has a different set of priorities&#151;a return to his beloved swamp. Along with his two sidekicks, Donkey (Eddie Murphy) and Puss in Boots (Antonio Banderas), he embarks on an adventure to find the rightful heir to the throne&#151;Arthur (Justin Timberlake).

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David Vaughn Posted: Sep 15, 2008 0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/speedracer.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Based on the popular Japanese cartoon, Speed Racer (Emile Hirsch) is a natural behind the wheel of his Mach 5. His loyalty to the family racing business, led by his father (John Goodman), is put to the test when Arnold Royalton (Roger Allam) attempts to lure Speed to the Royalton Industries race team. Speed declines and joins forces with the mysterious Racer X (Matthew Fox) in order to save the family business and protect the sport he loves.

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David Vaughn Posted: Sep 15, 2008 0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/coolhandluke.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Paul Newman stars as "Cool Hand" Lucas Jackson, a man sentenced to a Southern prison camp for destroying public property&#151;well, who wouldn't want to cut off the top of a parking meter on a drunken bliss? Anyhow, soon after entering prison, Luke can't seem to bend to the arbitrary rules, and it's time to break out of the joint.

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David Vaughn Posted: Sep 12, 2008 Published: Sep 13, 2008 0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/88minutes.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Dr. Jack Gramm (Al Pacino), a Seattle-based forensic psychiatrist, receives a phone call telling him he has 88 minutes left to live. He must use all his skills to narrow the field of possible suspects and find his killer before it's too late.

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Kris Deering Posted: Sep 12, 2008 0 comments
Video:4.25 /5
Audio: 5/5
Extras: 4.5/5
When jet-setting genius-industrialist Tony Stark is captured in enemy territory, he builds a high-tech suit of armor to escape. Now, he's on a mission to save the world as a hero who's built, not born, to be unlike any other.
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Kris Deering Posted: Sep 12, 2008 0 comments
Video:3.5 /5
Audio: 3/5
Extras: 2.5/5
Harry decides he must kill his wife Pat because he loves her too much to let her suffer when he leaves her. Harry and his much younger girlfriend Kay are head over heels in love but his best friend Richard wants to win Kay for himself. As Harry implements his awkward plan for murdering his wife, the other characters are occupied with their own deceptions. Like Harry, they are overwhelmed by their passions, but still struggle to avoid hurting others. Married Life is an uncommonly adult film that surprises and confounds expectations. While it plays with mystery and intrigue, its ultimate concern is: What is Married Life? In its sly way, Married Life poses perceptive questions about the seasonal discontents and unforeseen joys of of all long-term relationships.

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