Movies I've seen in January 2011

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1.
Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (2010)
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As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw's brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror. (90 mins.)
Director: Kevin Greutert
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
2.
The Reader (2008)
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Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial. (124 mins.)
Director: Stephen Daldry
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
3.
The Tourist (2010)
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Revolves around Frank, an American tourist visiting Italy to mend a broken heart. Elise is an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path. (103 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
4.
You Again (2010)
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When a young woman realizes her brother is about to marry the girl who bullied her in high school, she sets out to expose the fiancée's true colors. (105 mins.)
Director: Andy Fickman
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
5.
Stone (2010)
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A convicted arsonist looks to manipulate a parole officer into a plan to secure his parole by placing his beautiful wife in the lawman's path. (105 mins.)
Director: John Curran
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
6.
Love N' Dancing (2009)
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2002: Jake Mitchell is the defending World West Coast Swing Champion. He's got everything going for him: looks... (91 mins.)
Director: Robert Iscove
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
7.
Strictly Ballroom (1992)
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A maverick dancer risks his career by performing an unusual routine and sets out to succeed with a new partner. (94 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
“ 5/10 ” - Milla
 
8.
Take the Lead (2006)
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The real story of a dance teacher who believed in the talent of a group of problem kids. (118 mins.)
Director: Liz Friedlander
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
9.
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)
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In November 1958, the American teenager Katey Miller moves with her parents and her younger sister to Havana... (86 mins.)
Director: Guy Ferland
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
10.
How She Move (2007)
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Following her sister's death from drug addiction, a high school student is forced to leave her private school to return to her old, crime-filled neighborhood where she re-kindles an unlikely passion for the competitive world of step dancing. (94 mins.)
“ 2/10 ” - Milla
 
11.
Breakin' (1984)
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A struggling young jazz dancer meets up with two break-dancers. Together they become the sensation of the street crowds. (90 mins.)
Director: Joel Silberg
“ 5/10 ” - Milla
 
12.
Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)
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A developer tries to bulldoze a community recreation center. The local breakdancers try to stop it. (94 mins.)
Director: Sam Firstenberg
“ 5/10 ” - Milla
 
13.
Gardiens de l'ordre (2010)
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During a routine night patrol, police officer Bastien, his long-term partner Julie and the newcomer... (105 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
14.
Black Death (2010)
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Set during the time of the first outbreak of bubonic plague in England, a young monk is given the task of learning the truth about reports of people being brought back to life in a small village. (102 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
15.
Dorothy Mills (2008)
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A psychiatrist is assigned to work on the case of a disturbed young girl. (102 mins.)
Director: Agnès Merlet
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
16.
Black Book (2006)
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In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance. (145 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
“ 9/10 ” - Milla
 
17.
Repo Men (2010)
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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. (111 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
18.
Flashdance (1983)
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A Pittsburgh woman with two jobs as a welder and an exotic dancer wants to get into ballet school. (95 mins.)
Director: Adrian Lyne
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
19.
Fame (1980)
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A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts. (134 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
“ 5/10 ” - Milla
 
20.
Feel the Noise (2007)
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A young man from the South Bronx dreams of making it as a rapper, until a run-in with local thugs forces him to hide in Puerto Rico with the father he never knew. (86 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
21.
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
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Two seemingly dumb teens struggle to prepare a historical presentation with the help of a time machine. (90 mins.)
Director: Stephen Herek
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
22.
Thrashin' (1986)
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Two skateboarding gangs battle each other for supremacy, and a member of one gang falls in love with the sister of his rival. (93 mins.)
Director: David Winters
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
23.
Deadgirl (2008)
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Two high school boys discover an imprisoned woman in an abandoned mental asylum who cannot die. (101 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
24.
Street Dreams (2009)
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This story is based where the skateboard culture is the most foreign, the Midwest. Derrick Cabrera, like all skaters... (88 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
25.
Hard Candy (2005)
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A teenage girl raids a man's home in order to expose him under suspicion that he is a sex offender with pedophilia. (104 mins.)
Director: David Slade
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
26.
Welcome to the Rileys (2010)
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On a business trip to New Orleans, a damaged man seeks salvation by caring for a wayward young woman. (110 mins.)
Director: Jake Scott
“ 9/10 ” - Milla
 
27.
Let Me In (2010)
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A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. (116 mins.)
Director: Matt Reeves
“ 9/10 ” - Milla
 
28.
To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)
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Three drag queens travel cross-country until their car breaks down, leaving them stranded in a small town. (109 mins.)
Director: Beeban Kidron
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
29.
You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)
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Sally's parents' marriage breaks up when her father undergoes a mid-life crisis and impulsively weds a prostitute as Sally's own marriage also begins to disintegrate. (98 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
30.
Carrie (1976)
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Carrie White, a shy, friendless 17 year-old girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom. (98 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
31.
Farm House (2008)
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Farmhouse is a psychological thriller set in the modern day mid-west. We follow a young couple as they... (95 mins.)
Director: George Bessudo
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
32.
Kill Theory (2009)
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Whilst celebrating a graduation at a secluded vacation home, a group of college students find themselves targeted by a sadistic killer who forces them to play a deadly game of killing one another in order to survive. (85 mins.)
Director: Chris Moore
“ 5/10 ” - Milla
 
33.
I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
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A writer who is brutalized during her cabin retreat seeks revenge on her attackers, who left her for dead. (108 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
34.
Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
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After experiencing what they think are a series of "break-ins", a family sets up security cameras around their home, only to realize that the events unfolding before them are more sinister than they seem. (91 mins.)
Director: Tod Williams
“ 1/10 ” - Milla
 
35.
Don't Look Back (2009)
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A psychodrama about a photographer whose pictures tell a different story to that of her perception. (111 mins.)
Director: Marina de Van
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
36.
Bubble Boy (2001)
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A young man who was born without an immune system and has lived his life within a plastic bubble in... (84 mins.)
Director: Blair Hayes
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
37.
Life as We Know It (2010)
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Two single adults become caregivers to an orphaned girl when their mutual best friends die in an accident. (114 mins.)
Director: Greg Berlanti
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
38.
And Soon the Darkness (2010)
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When two American girls on a bike trip in a remote part of Argentina split up and one of them goes missing, the other must find her before her worst fears are realized. (91 mins.)
Director: Marcos Efron
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
39.
Shuttle (2008)
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A late night airport shuttle ride home descends into darkness. (107 mins.)
Director: Edward Anderson
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
40.
Girl, Interrupted (1999)
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Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s. (127 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
41.
Aimee & Jaguar (1999)
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Berlin 1943/44 ("The Battle of Berlin"). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name... (125 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
42.
ExTerminators (2009)
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Three women who meet in an anger-management class decide to form a traditional business with very untraditional methods. (92 mins.)
Director: John Inwood
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
43.
The Faculty (1998)
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Students suspect that their teachers are aliens after bizarre occurrences. (104 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
44.
Doghouse (2009)
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A group of men head to a remote village to help one of their friends get over his divorce; when they get there, though, they discover that all the women have been infected with a virus that makes them man-hating cannibals. (89 mins.)
Director: Jake West
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
45.
Denis Leary: No Cure for Cancer (1992 Documentary)
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Ticked off comic Denis Leary talks honestly about subjects ranging from smoking, red meat, drugs, his family, rehab, and yes, cancer. (62 mins.)
Director: Ted Demme
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
46.
Antichrist (2009)
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A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse. (108 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
“ 2/10 ” - Milla
 
47.
Thirteen (2003)
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A thirteen-year-old girl's relationship with her mother is put to the test as she discovers drugs, sex, and petty crime in the company of her cool but troubled best friend. (100 mins.)
“ 10/10 ” - Milla
 
48.
Death Note (2006)
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A battle between the world's 2 greatest minds begins when Light Yagami finds the Death Note, a notebook with the power to kill, and decides to rid the world of criminals. (126 mins.)
Director: Shûsuke Kaneko
“ 10/10 ” - Milla
 
49.
Death Note: The Last Name (2006)
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Picking up where the first one leaves off, Light joins the task force searching for Kira in an effort to avert suspicion from himself---and get rid of L. (141 mins.)
Director: Shûsuke Kaneko
“ 10/10 ” - Milla
 
50.
Death Note: L Change the World (2008)
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A spin-out sequel to the popular Japanese thriller. This time it focuses on the character "L." (129 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata
“ 10/10 ” - Milla
 
51.
It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
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A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward. (101 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
52.
Heartless (2009)
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Jamie Morgan, a young man with a large heart-shaped birthmark on his face, discovers that there are demons on the streets of East London. (114 mins.)
Director: Philip Ridley
“ 5/10 ” - Milla
 
53.
Easy Money (2010)
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When JW becomes a drug runner in order to maintain his double life, his fate becomes tied to two other men: Jorge, a fugitive on the run from both the Serbian mafia and the police, and mafia enforcer Mrado, who is on the hunt for Jorge. (124 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
54.
Craig Ferguson: A Wee Bit o' Revolution (2009 Documentary)
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Recently granted American citizenship, Craig Ferguson is ready to rule his adopted nation! (80 mins.)
Director: Shannon Hartman
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
55.
Chain Letter (2009)
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A maniac murders teens when they refuse to forward chain mail. (88 mins.)
Director: Deon Taylor
“ 5/10 ” - Milla
 
56.
Catfish (2010 Documentary)
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Young filmmakers document their colleague's budding online friendship with a young woman and her family which leads to an unexpected series of discoveries. (87 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
57.
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
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In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world. (118 mins.)
“ 9/10 ” - Milla
 
58.
Tomme tønner (2010)
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Three small-time criminals finally get the chance to climb the ladder - but manages to f@#% it all up in royal manners. (87 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
59.
Stick It (2006)
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After a run-in with the law, Haley Graham (Missy Peregrym) is forced to return to the world from which she fled some years ago. Enrolled in an elite gymnastics program run by the legendary Burt Vickerman (Jeff Bridges), Haley's rebellious attitude gives way to something that just might be called team spirit. (103 mins.)
“ 10/10 ” - Milla
 
60.
10 Items or Less (2006)
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An actor (Freeman) prepping for an upcoming role meets a quirky grocery clerk (Vega), and the pair hit the road to show one another their respective worlds. (82 mins.)
Director: Brad Silberling
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
61.
Conviction (2010)
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A working mother puts herself through law school in an effort to represent her brother, who has been wrongfully convicted of murder and has exhausted his chances to appeal his conviction through public defenders. (107 mins.)
Director: Tony Goldwyn
“ 7/10 ” - Milla