Movies I've seen in February 2011

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1.
For Colored Girls (2010)
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Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in particular. (133 mins.)
Director: Tyler Perry
“ 5/10 ” - Milla
 
2.
Room in Rome (2010)
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A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls. (109 mins.)
Director: Julio Medem
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
3.
Due Date (2010)
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High-strung father-to-be Peter Highman is forced to hitch a ride with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay on a road trip in order to make it to his child's birth on time. (95 mins.)
Director: Todd Phillips
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
4.
Brüno (2009)
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Flamboyant and gay Austrian Brüno looks for new fame in America. (81 mins.)
Director: Larry Charles
“ 5/10 ” - Milla
 
5.
The Craigslist Killer (2011 TV Movie)
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"The Craigslist Killer" follows the dark, mysterious life Philip Markoff (Jake McDorman) conducted online... (87 mins.)
Director: Stephen Kay
“ 2/10 ” - Milla
 
6.
Se7en (1995)
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Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives. (127 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
7.
Tamara Drewe (2010)
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A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale. (107 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
8.
Sex and Lucia (2001)
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Various lives converge on an isolated island, all connected by an author whose novel has become inextricably entwined with his own life. (128 mins.)
Director: Julio Medem
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
9.
The Human Contract (2008)
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A successful corporate type harboring a deep, dark secret befriends a free-spirited stranger who encourages him to ditch his stuffy lifestyle and live life in reckless abandon. (103 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
10.
Unstoppable (2010)
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With an unmanned, half-mile-long freight train barreling toward a city, a veteran engineer and a young conductor race against the clock to prevent a catastrophe. (98 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
11.
F (2010)
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A group of teachers must defend themselves from a gang of murderous kids when their school comes under siege after hours. (79 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
12.
Bolt (2008)
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The canine star of a fictional sci-fi/action show that believes his powers are real embarks on a cross country trek to save his co-star from a threat he believes is just as real. (96 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
13.
Takers (2010)
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A group of bank robbers find their multi-million dollar plan interrupted by a hard-boiled detective. (107 mins.)
Director: John Luessenhop
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
14.
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
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A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" (120 mins.)
“ 9/10 ” - Milla
 
15.
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
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Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born with a superior olfactory sense, creates the world's finest perfume. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he searches for the ultimate scent. (147 mins.)
Director: Tom Tykwer
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
16.
Surf's Up (2007)
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A behind-the-scenes look at the annual Penguin World Surfing Championship, and its newest participant, up-and-comer Cody Maverick. (85 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
17.
The Hole (2001)
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Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter. (102 mins.)
Director: Nick Hamm
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
18.
Burlesque (2010)
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A small-town girl ventures to Los Angeles and finds her place in a neo-burlesque club run by a former dancer. (119 mins.)
Director: Steven Antin
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
19.
The Six Wives of Henry Lefay (2009)
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A grieving daughter tries to arrange her father's funeral, while putting up with all of his ex-wives. (95 mins.)
“ 5/10 ” - Milla
 
20.
The Usual Suspects (1995)
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A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at a seemingly random police lineup. (106 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
“ 9/10 ” - Milla
 
21.
August (2008)
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August centers on two brothers fighting to keep their start-up company afloat on Wall Street during August 2001, a month before the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (88 mins.)
Director: Austin Chick
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
22.
Family Guy (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Episode VI: It's a Trap (2011)
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Clear some space for the third chapter of the funniest freakin' trilogy in the galaxy! (22 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
23.
Kathy Griffin: Whores on Crutches (2010 Documentary)
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This special contains Kathy Griffin's performance at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, CA on September 24, 2010. (60 mins.)
Director: Paul Miller
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
24.
Shrek Forever After (2010)
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Rumpelstiltskin tricks a mid-life crisis burdened Shrek into allowing himself to be erased from existence and cast in a dark alternate timeline where Rumpel rules supreme. (93 mins.)
Director: Mike Mitchell
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
25.
Vegas (2009)
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You don't choose your family. You choose your friends. Vegas is the story of Thomas, Marianne and Terje - three teenagers with nowhere to go... (110 mins.)
Director: Gunnar Vikene
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
26.
Upperdog (2009)
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As young children, half-siblings Axel and Yanne are adopted to Norway. They are separated on arrival... (100 mins.)
Director: Sara Johnsen
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
27.
North (2009)
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NORTH Following a nervous breakdown, ski athlete Jomar has isolated himself in a lonely existence as the guard of a ski park... (79 mins.)
“ 5/10 ” - Milla
 
28.
Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
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A woman searching for the perfect man instead discovers the perfect woman. (97 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
29.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
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Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, journeyman Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy." (109 mins.)
Director: Garth Jennings
“ 9/10 ” - Milla
 
30.
Elena Undone (2010)
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Fate brings two diversely different women together, and sets them on a collision course that will shatter their preconceived notions about love, life and the power of one's soul. (111 mins.)
Director: Nicole Conn
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
31.
The Bothersome Man (2006)
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In a strange city where every person seems content beyond reason a new man arrives in town and stirs up trouble by asking too many questions. (95 mins.)
Director: Jens Lien
“ 4/10 ” - Milla
 
32.
Nobel Son (2007)
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Barkley Michaelson is in a deep life rut. He's struggling to finish his PhD thesis when his father, the learned Eli Michaelson... (110 mins.)
Director: Randall Miller
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
33.
Cold Prey III (2010)
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Takes place in the 80's where a group of teenagers go to visit an abandoned hotel, only to find themselves hunted by a psychotic killer through the Norwegian woods. (95 mins.)
“ 5/10 ” - Milla
 
34.
S.W.A.T.: Firefight (2011 Video)
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Expert S.W.A.T. leader Paul Cutler goes to Detroit on a special assignment to train and certify the city's S.W.A.T... (89 mins.)
Director: Benny Boom
“ 3/10 ” - Milla
 
35.
Kalde føtter (2006)
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Rough guy Kalle comes back to his home town loaded with cash, with only one though in mind: Getting Trine, the prettiest girl in town. But her fiancé is really in his way.
Director: Alexander Eik
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
36.
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
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Yearning for escape and adventure, a young boy runs away from home and sails to an island filled with creatures that take him in as their king. (101 mins.)
Director: Spike Jonze
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
37.
Galaxy Quest (1999)
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The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help. (102 mins.)
Director: Dean Parisot
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
38.
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)
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Used-car liquidator Don Ready is hired by a flailing auto dealership to turn their Fourth of July sale into a majorly profitable event. (89 mins.)
Director: Neal Brennan
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
39.
Bottle Shock (2008)
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The story of the early days of California wine making featuring the now infamous, blind Paris wine tasting of 1976 that has come to be known as "Judgment of Paris". (110 mins.)
Director: Randall Miller
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
40.
O'Horten (2007)
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A drama focused on a life-changing moment in 67-year-old train engineer Odd Horten's existence: the evening of his retirement. (90 mins.)
Director: Bent Hamer
“ 5/10 ” - Milla
 
41.
Jackass Number Two (2006 Documentary)
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Chris Pontius, Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera, and the whole crew return to the screen to raise the stakes higher than ever before. (92 mins.)
Director: Jeff Tremaine
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
42.
Jackass 3D (2010 Documentary)
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Johnny Knoxville and company return for the third installment of their TV show spin-off, where dangerous stunts and explicit public displays rule. (95 mins.)
Director: Jeff Tremaine
“ 6/10 ” - Milla
 
43.
127 Hours (2010)
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An adventurous mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive. (94 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
“ 8/10 ” - Milla
 
44.
A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010)
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Ulrik is reluctantly let out of prison after serving 12 years for murder. He has to cope with his gang... (113 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - Milla
 
45.
Mirush (2007)
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The story of 15-year old Mirush. He travels to Norway to find his father, as he left the family in the lurch when Mirush was small... (100 mins.)
Director: Marius Holst
“ 6/10 ” - Milla