Category Archives: 2008

35 Shots of Rum (2008) Rated UR

A relationship between a father and daughter changes after the daughter meets a young man. Starring Alex Descas, Mati Diop, Nicole Dogué. This film follows the intricacies of life and how there are stages to each aspect of life. Here … Continue reading

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At Jesus’ Side (2008) Rated PG

A vagabond dog befriends Jesus during the Holy Week. Starring Lucas Grabeel, Roma Downey, Kathleen Barr. This film follows Jesus through Holy Week with a group of animals that befriend Jesus and want to save him from his death. Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Step Brothers (2008) Rated R

The single parents of two middle-aged men still living at home marry. Now the “boys” must learn to get along with each other. Starring Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen, Richard Jenkins, Adam Scott, Kathryn Hahn. Why in the world … Continue reading

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A Kiss at Midnight (2008) Rated NR

 Two rival matchmakers are matched together, and sparks fly. Starring Faith Ford, Cameron Daddo, Hal Linden Here is your quintessential, sweet Hallmark film.  There is great chemistry between actors, and the kids get to be the matchmakers, which is super … Continue reading

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Nothing Like the Holidays (2008) Rated PG-13

A Puerto Rican family living in Chicago may be having their Christmas together. Starring Alfred Molina, Elizabeth Peña, Freddy Rodríguez, John Leguizamo, Debra Messing. This movie was a loud mess. I think the filmmakers were going for the stereotypical Puerto … Continue reading

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Our First Christmas (2008) Rated PG

When widower Tom Baer marries widow Cindy Noll, each brings their own children to the family. Everyone gets along until the holidays when everyone wants to hold onto their own family traditions. Starring Dixie Carter, Julie Warner, John Ratzenberger, Kat … Continue reading

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A Matador’s Mistress (2008) Rated UR

Manolete visits his mother and remembers his life. Starring Adrien Brody, Penélope Cruz, Santiago Segura, Ann Mitchell, Juan Echanove. This film is based on the life of Manuel Laureano Rodríguez Sánchez, a bullfighter in Spain. The film tells of the … Continue reading

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The Christmas Choir (2008) Rated NR

Dumped by his fiancée before Christmas, an accountant meets a homeless man who teaches him what’s important in life. Starring Jason Gedrick, Tyrone Benskin, Michael Sarrazin, Marianne Farley, Rhea Perlman. A pleasant change of pace for the season, this film … Continue reading

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Moonlight and Mistletoe (2008) Rated NR

Starring: Tom Arnold, Candace Cameron Bure, Matt Walton, and Christopher Wiehl Nick Crosby  runs Santaville, a year-round Christmas village. When he takes a fall, his daughter must return home to the village that she left years ago. This isn’t one of my … Continue reading

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Yes Man (2008) Rated PG-13

A guy chooses to say yes to everything to change his life. Based on the book, Yes Man by Danny Wallace. Wait, have we seen this film before?  Oh yeah,  Liar, Liar. This is practically the same film with nearly … Continue reading

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