Category Archives: 2008

Body of Lies (2008) Rated R

A CIA agent in Jordan gets caught between his superiors and Jordan intelligence. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, and Mark Strong. I’m getting bored with these films of espionage made by Hollywood folk that couldn’t care less about the government. … Continue reading

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Max Payne (2008) Rated PG-13

A police detective and an assassin come together to solve a series of murders in New York City while being hunted by the police, the mob, and a corporation. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, and Beau Bridges. This film brings … Continue reading

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The Nanny Express (2008) Rated TV-PG

When two kids get a new nanny, they try to torment her, but over time she wins some hearts. Starring Vanessa Marcil, Brennan Elliott, and Stacy Keach. This is one of Hallmark’s least-improved films. While the story isn’t bad, it’s … Continue reading

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The Happening (2008) Rated R

A family struggles to survive a plague that causes people to commit suicide. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, and John Leguizamo. This film isn’t the best of M. Night Shyamalan’s films, but it still has the classic storytelling that is … Continue reading

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Leatherheads (2008) Rated PG-13

In 1925, a pro football player convinces a college player to play on the professional team in order to save the league. Starring John Krasinski, David de Vries, and Rick Forrester. This is one of those films that’s enjoyable to … Continue reading

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Vantage Point (2008) Rated PG-13

 An attempted assassination of the U.S. President told from different vantage points. Starring Dennis Quaid, Matthew Fox, and Forest Whitaker. This film portrays different vantage points while telling the story of how an event happened. It constantly rewinds the story … Continue reading

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The Rocker (2008) Rated PG-13

In the 80s, a drummer is dropped by his band right before they hit it big. Now, twenty years later, he sees his comeback happen when he is asked to play with his nephew’s band. Starring Rainn Wilson, Christina Applegate, … Continue reading

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First Sunday (2008) Rated PG-13

Two petty criminals try to rob a church, but someone on the staff beat them to it, so they spend the night with the staff to get the money. Starring Ice Cube, Katt Williams, and Tracy Morgan. This film is … Continue reading

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Baggage (2008) Rated PG

A couple that have been separated for 10 years come together one last Christmas in order to finalize a divorce. Starring Barry Bostwick, Cheryl Ladd, and Julia Sobaski. This film has a great premise, but I don’t think they knew … Continue reading

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The Two Mr. Kissels (2008) Rated TV-14

Two brothers seem to have everything you could ask for, money and riches, wives who love them, great jobs, and grand homes until secrets undo their lives. Based on a true story.  Starring John Stamos, Robin Tunney, and Anson Mount. … Continue reading

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