Repo Men (2010)

Repo Men (2010)Title: Repo Men

Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Director: Miguel Sapochnik

Starring: Jude Law, Forest Whitaker, Alice Braga, Liev Schreiber

Summary: Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who struggles to make the payments on a heart he has purchased. He must therefore go on the run before said ticker is repossessed.

Rated: Bittersweet

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How To Train Your Dragon (2010)

How To Train Your Dragon (2010)Title: How To Train Your Dragon

Genre: Animated, fantasy, family

Director: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller, Kristen Wiig

Summary: A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.

Rated: Happy

The Squid and the Whale (2005)

The Squid and the Whale (2005)Title: The Squid and the Whale

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Director: Noah Baumback

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney

Summary: A dysfunctional family of pseudo intellectuals composed by the university professor Bernard and the prominent writer Joan split. Their sons, the teenager Walt and the boy Frank, feel the separation and take side: Walt stays with Bernard, and Frank with Joan, and both are affected with abnormal behaviors. Frank drinks booze and smears with sperm the books in the library and a locker in the dress room of his school. The messed-up and insecure Walt uses Roger Water’s song “Hey You” in a festival as if it was of his own, and breaks with his girlfriend Sophie. Meanwhile Joan has an affair with Frank’s tennis teacher Ivan and Bernard with his student Lili.

Rated: Cliffhanger
Sub-category: What? How Could You End It There?

Cloverfield (2008)

Cloverfield (2008)Title: Cloverfield

Genre: Action, Sci-Fy, Romance

Director: Matt Reeves

Starring: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan

Summary: Revolves around a monster attack in New York as told from the point of view of a small group of people.

Rated: Cliffhanger

I’m Reed Fish (2006)

I'm Reed Fish (2006)Title: I’m Reed Fish

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director: Zackary Adler

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Alexis Bledel

Summary: Reed Fish’s life turns into chaos when a high school crush returns to Mud Meadows on the eve of his marriage to the small town’s sweetheart.

Rated: Happy

Slacker (1991)

Slacker (1991)Title: Slacker

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Director: Richard Linklater

Starring: Richard Linklater, Rudy Basquez, Jean Caffeine

Summary: Presents a day in the life in Austin, Texas among its social outcasts and misfits, predominantly the twenty-something set, using a series of linear vignettes.

Rated: Reader Poll

Lonesome Dove (1989)

Lonesome Dove (1989)Title: Lonesome Dove

Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western

Director: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Danny Glover

Summary: Epic story about two former Texas rangers who decide to move cattle from the south to Montana. Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call run into many problems on the way, and the journey doesn’t end without numerous casualties.

Rated: Sad
Sub-category: Fucking Heartbreaking