Movies — 2008

A listing of the 125 movies I watched in 2008. Usually on DVD, some in theatres. Clicking on the image will take you to an Amazon page for the movie (usually the DVD); clicking on the title will take you to my blog entry for the movie.

What the Stars Mean (More or Less)
[5.0 Stars]One of the best ever, I would buy the DVD
[4.0 Stars]Pretty good, probably wouldn't buy the DVD
[3.0 Stars]OK
[2.0 Stars]Bad with occasional redeeming features
[1.0 Stars]Bad with few redeeming features
[0.0 Stars]Utter Excrement

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Hairspray
[4.0 stars]
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Rescue Dawn
[4.0 stars]
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3:10 to Yuma
[3.0 stars]
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The Namesake
[4.0 stars]
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The Brothers Solomon
[2.0 stars]
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Once
[4.0 stars]
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Freaky Farley
[5.0 stars]
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Shoot 'Em Up
[3.0 stars]
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The Heartbreak Kid
[3.0 stars]
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Stardust
[3.0 stars]
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Indoctrinate U
[4.0 stars]
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License to Wed
[1.5 stars]
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Sunshine
[3.5 stars]
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Resident Evil: Extinction
[2.5 stars]
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Ushpizin
[4.0 stars]
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Illegal Tender
[2.5 stars]
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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
[2.5 stars]
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Ocean's Eleven
[3.5 stars]
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Becoming Jane
[3.0 stars]
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Ocean's Twelve
[2.0 stars]
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Gone Baby Gone
[4.0 stars]
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Michael Clayton
[4.0 stars]
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Ocean's Thirteen
[3.0 stars]
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American Gangster
[3.5 stars]
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I Am Legend
[3.0 stars]
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Rocket Science
[2.5 stars]
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We Own the Night
[2.0 stars]
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Beowulf
[3.0 stars]
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The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep
[3.5 stars]
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The Pianist
[4.0 stars]
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Death at a Funeral
[3.0 stars]
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Dan in Real Life
[3.5 stars]
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Atonement
[3.5 stars]
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Cloverfield
[4.0 stars]
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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
[3.0 stars]
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Iron Man
[4.0 stars]
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The Brave One
[3.5 stars]
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Bee Movie
[3.0 stars]
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Charlie Wilson's War
[3.0 stars]
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Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
[3.5 stars]
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Southland Tales
[2.0 stars]
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The Contract
[2.0 stars]
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Into the Wild
[4.0 stars]
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The Invasion
[1.0 stars]
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Margot at the Wedding
[0.0 stars]
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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
[5.0 stars]
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Robin B Hood
[2.5 stars]
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Juno
[4.0 stars]
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There Will Be Blood
[3.0 stars]
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Across the Universe
[2.0 stars]
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The Warrior
[3.5 stars]
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Shattered
[1.0 stars]
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Capote
[3.0 stars]
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Untraceable
[2.0 stars]
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Persepolis
[4.0 stars]
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Reservation Road
[3.0 stars]
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The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters
[3.5 stars]
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WALL·E
[5.0 stars]
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The Golden Compass
[2.5 stars]
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Be Kind Rewind
[4.0 stars]
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Vantage Point
[3.5 stars]
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The Ruins
[1.5 stars]
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In Bruges
[4.0 stars]
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
[3.5 stars]
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Strange Wilderness
[0.5 stars]
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Meet the Spartans
[1.0 stars]
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August Rush
[3.5 stars]
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Mamma Mia!
[3.5 stars]
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The Dark Knight
[5.0 stars]
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The Bank Job
[3.0 stars]
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21
[1.5 stars]
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The Spiderwick Chronicles
[3.5 stars]
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National Treasure: Book of Secrets
[3.0 stars]
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Rambo
[2.0 stars]
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Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
[3.0 stars]
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The Jane Austen Book Club
[3.0 stars]
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I'm Not There
[2.0 stars]
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The Black Swan
[3.5 stars]
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Rendition
[1.0 stars]
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Charlie Bartlett
[4.0 stars]
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Drillbit Taylor
[4.0 stars]
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The Martian Child
[1.5 stars]
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CJ7
[3.0 stars]
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The Last Winter
[3.0 stars]
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Odds Against Tomorrow
[1.0 stars]
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Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
[3.5 stars]
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Reprise
[1.0 stars]
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Smart People
[3.5 stars]
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The Kite Runner
[4.0 stars]
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Definitely, Maybe
[1.0 stars]
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Burn After Reading
[4.0 stars]
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Bella
[3.5 stars]
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Redbelt
[4.0 stars]
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Baby Mama
[3.5 stars]
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The Band's Visit
[3.5 stars]
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Street Kings
[2.0 stars]
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The Forbidden Kingdom
[4.0 stars]
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Son of Rambow
[3.5 stars]
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Married Life
[2.0 stars]
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Lars and the Real Girl
[4.0 stars]
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Forgetting Sarah Marshall
[2.5 stars]
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Speed Racer
[4.0 stars]
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88 Minutes
[1.0 stars]
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You Don't Mess with the Zohan
[4.0 stars]
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The Visitor
[3.5 stars]
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Panic Room
[3.0 stars]
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Notes on a Scandal
[3.0 stars]
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Man of the Century
[4.0 stars]
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The Tall T
[3.0 stars]
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The Incredible Hulk
[2.0 stars]
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Quantum of Solace
[4.5 stars]
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Run Fatboy Run
[3.5 stars]
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Hellboy
[4.0 stars]
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Tropic Thunder
[3.5 stars]
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Mongol
[3.5 stars]
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Hellboy II: The Golden Army
[3.5 stars]
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Kung Fu Panda
[3.5 stars]
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The Great Debaters
[3.0 stars]
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Get Smart
[2.5 stars]
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Hancock
[4.0 stars]
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Step Brothers
[3.5 stars]
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Man On Wire
[4.0 stars]
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Transsiberian
[3.0 stars]
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Hamlet 2
[4.0 stars]
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Death Race
[1.5 stars]

Paul A. Sand, sand.paul@gmail.com

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