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Burn After ReadingRated: R for pervasive language, some sexual content and violence.
Runtime: 96 mins.
Director: Ethan Coen; Joel Coen
Writer: Ethan Coen; Joel Coen
Cast: George Clooney; Frances McDormand; John Malkovich; Brad Pitt ... complete cast
Tagline: Intelligence is relative.
Genre: Comedy | Crim
Memorable Quote: "No, no. God no. Burn the body. Get rid of it. " ... more quotes
Release Date: September 12, 2008
DVD Release Date: December 21, 2008

4 stars

ChangelingMPAA Rating: R for some violent and disturbing content, and language.
Runtime: 140 mins.
Director: Clint Eastwood
Writer: J. Michael Straczynski
Cast: Angelina Jolie; John Malkovich ... complete cast
Tagline: To find her son, she did what no one else dared.
Genre: Biography | Crime | Drama | Mystery
Memorable Quote: "The boy they brought back is not my son." ... more quotes
Release Date: Ocotber 24, 2008
DVD Release Date: February 17, 2009.

5 Stars

Charlie BartlettRated: R for language, drug content and brief nudity.
Runtime: 97 mins.
Director: Jon Poll
Writer: Gustin Nash
Cast: Anton Yelchin; Robert Downey, Jr., Hope Davis
Tagline: Popularity is a state of mind.
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Memorable Quote: "I'll see you in the sequel, bitch! "
Release Date: February 22, 2008
DVD Release Date: June 24, 2008

2 stars

A Christmas StoryMPAA Rating: PG.
Runtime: 94 mins.
Director: Bob Clark
Writer: Jean Shepherd (novel and screenplay)
Cast: Darren Mcgavin; Peter Billingsley; Melinda Dillon ... complete cast
Tagline: A Tribute to the Original, Traditional, One-Hundred-Percent, Red-Blooded, Two-Fisted, All-American Christmas.
Genre: Comedy | Family
Memorable Quote: "I want an official Red Ryder, carbine action, two-hundred shot range model air rifle!" ... more quotes
Theatrical release Date: November 18, 1983
Blu-Ray Release Date: November 4, 2008

5 Stars

CloverfiledRated: PG-13 for violence, terror and disturbing images.
Runtime: 84 mins.
Director: Matt Reeves
Writer: Drew Goddard
Cast: T.J. Miller; Mike Vogel; Michael Stahl-David ... complete cast
Tagline: Some Thing Has Found Us.
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi / Thriller
Memorable Quote: "I don't know, but whatever it is, it's winning." ... more quotes
Release Date: January 18, 2008

4 stars

Cool Hand LukeMPAA Rating: GP (re-rating - 1970)
Runtime: 126 mins.
Director: Stuart Rosenberg
Writer: Donn Pearce and Frank Pierson
Cast: Paul Newman; George Kennedy; J.D. Cannon ... complete cast
Tagline: "What we've got here, is failure to communicate."
Genre: Crime | Drama
Memorable Quote: "My Lord, whatever I done, don't strike me blind for another couple of minutes. " ... more quotes
Theatrical Release Date: November 1, 1967
Available on DVD and Blu-Ray Hi-Def: September 9, 2008

4 stars

The Curious Case of Banjamin Button MPAA Rating: PG-13 for brief war violence, sexual content, language and smoking.
Runtime: 166 mins.
Director: David Fincher
Writer: Eric Roth
Cast: Brad Pitt; Cate Blanchett; Taraji P. Henson
Tagline: Life isn't measured in minutes, but in moments
Genre: Drama
Memorable Quote: "Would you still love ME if I were young and had acne? When I'm afraid of what's under the bed? Or if I end up wetting the bed? "
Release Date: December 25, 2008
DVD Release Date: May 5, 2009.

4 stars

The Dark KnightRated: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and some menace.
Runtime: 142 mins.
Director: Christopher Nolan
Writer: Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan
Cast: Christian Bale; Heath Ledger; Aaron Eckhart; Michael Caine ... complete cast
Tagline: Why So Serious?
Genre: Action | Crime | Drama
Memorable Quote: "Nothing. No name, no other alias. Clothing is... custom. Nothing in his pockets but knives and lint." ... more quotes
Release Date: July 18, 2008
DVD Release Date: December 16, 2008

5 Stars

Diary of the DeadRated: R for strong horror violence and gore, and pervasive language.
Runtime: 95 mins.
Director: George A. Romero
Writer: George A. Romero
Cast: Michelle Morgan; Joshua Close; Shawn Roberts
Tagline: Shoot the Dead.
Genre: Horror
Memorable Quote: "Hye, I'm just trying to make a movie here"
Release Date: February 15, 2008

4 stars

The Day the Earth Stood StillMPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA.
Runtime: 92 mins.
Director: Robert Wise
Writer: Edmund H. North
Cast: Michael Rennie; Patricia Neal; Hugh Marlowe ... complete cast
Tagline: A robot and a man . . . hold the world spellbound with new and startling powers from another planet!
Genre: Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Memorable Quote: "I'm worried about Gort. I'm afraid of what he might do if anything should happen to me. " ... more quotes
Release Date: September 25, 1951
DVD Release Date: December 2, 2008

3 Stars

DeceptionRated: R for sexual content, language, brief violence and some drug use.
Runtime: 108 mins.
Director: Marcel Langenegger
Writer: Mark Bomback
Cast: Hugh jackman; Ewan McGregor; Michelle Williams ... complete cast
Tagline: Deception
Genre: Drama / Romance / Thriller
Memorable Quote: "Are you free tonight" ... more quotes
Release Date: April 25, 2008
DVD Release Date: September 23, 2008

2 stars

DoubtMPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic material.
Runtime: 104 mins.
Director: John Patrick Shanley
Writer: John Patrick Shanley
Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffmann; Meryl Streep, Amy Adams; Viola Davis
Tagline: Doubt.
Genre: Drama | Mystery
Memorable Quote: "Sister, I don't know if you and me are on the same side. I'll be standing with my son and those who are good with my son. It'd be nice to see you there. "
Release Date: December 25, 2008
DVD Release Date: April 7, 2009

4 stars

Dracula's GuestRated: PG-13 for thematic elements and some violence
Runtime: 82 mins.
Director: Michael Feifer
Writer: Michael Feifer
Cast: Wes Ramsey; Andrew Bryniarski; Ryan Christiansen; Caia Coley ... complete cast
Tagline: Bram Stoker's Dracula's Guest
Genre: Adventure | Horror
Memorable Quote: "Why have you brought me here?" ... more quotes
DVD Release Date: August 8, 2008

0 stars

Drillbit TaylorRated: PG-13 for crude sexual references throughout, strong bullying, language, drug references and partial nudity
Runtime: 102 mins.
Director: Steven Brill
Writer: Kristofor Brown & Seth Rogen
Cast: Nate Hartley; Troy Gentile; Owen Wilson
Tagline: You get what you pay for.
Genre: Comedy
Memorable Quote: "Now in addition to the Chinese Kung Fu we've got a little Mexican Judo, as in 'Judon't know who you messin' with, homz.'"
Release Date: March 21, 2008
DVD Release Date: July 1, 2008

3 Stars

ElegyMPAA Rating: R for sexuality, nudity and language.
Runtime: 112 mins.
Director: Isabel Coixet
Writer: Nicholas Meyer
Cast: Penelope Cruz, Ben Kingsley; Dennis Hopper ... complete cast
Tagline: Elegy.
Genre: Drama | Indie
Memorable Quote: "I think it was Betty Davis who said old age is not for sissies. But it was Tolstoy who said the biggest surprise in a man's life is old age. Old age sneaks up on you, and the next thing you know you're asking yourself, I'm asking myself, why can't an old man act his real age? How is it possible for me to still be involved in the carnal aspects of the human comedy? Because, in my head, nothing has changed." ... more quotes
Release Date: August 8, 2008
DVD Release Date: March 17, 2009

3 Stars

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