Posts Tagged ‘ 2008 ’

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

RocknRolla (2008)

RocknRolla (2008)Title: RocknRolla

Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller

Director: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Thandie Newton, Mark Strong, Idris Elba, Tom Hardy, Karel Roden, Toby Kebbell, Jeremy Piven, Ludacris

Summary: When a Russian mobster orchestrates a crooked land deal, millions of dollars are up for grabs, and all of London’s criminal underworld wants in on the action. Everyone from a dangerous crime lord to a sexy accountant, a corrupt politician and down-on-their-luck petty thieves conspire, collude and collide with one another in an effort to get rich quick.

Rated: Happy, Cliffhanger

Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)

Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)Title: Zack and Miri Make a Porno

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director: Kevin Smith

Starring: Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks

Summary: Lifelong platonic friends Zack and Miri look to solve their respective cash-flow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll, however, the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously thought.

Rated: Happy

Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008)

Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008)Title: Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance

Director: Peter Sollett

Starring: Michael Cera, Kat Dennings

Summary: High school student Nick O’Leary, member of the Queercore band The Jerk Offs, meets college-bound Norah Silverberg and she asks him to be her boyfriend for five minutes.

Rated: Happy

Hamlet 2 (2008)

Hamlet 2 (2008)Title: Hamlet 2

Genre: Comedy, Music

Director: Andrew Fleming

Starring: Steve Coogan, Catherine Keener

Summary: A failed actor-turned-worse-high-school-drama-teacher rallies his Tucson, AZ students as he conceives and stages politically incorrect musical sequel to Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

Rated: Happy

Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)

Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)Title: Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)

Genre: Drama, Music, Romance

Director: Jon Chu

Starring: Briana Evigan, Robert Hoffman, Adam G. Sevani, Cassie Ventura, Danielle Polanco, Christopher Scott

Summary: Romantic sparks occur between two dance students from different backgrounds at the Maryland School of the Arts.

Rated: Happy

Stargate: Continuum (2008)

Stargate: Continuum (2008)Title: Stargate: Continuum (2008)

Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Director: Martin Wood

Starring: Ben Browder, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge, Michael Shanks, Beau Bridges, Claudia Black, Richard Dean Anderson, Cliff Simon, Don S. Davis

Summary: Ba’al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history.

Rated: Happy