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American Pie 2 "American Pie 2" rated R
The sequel to American Pie this takes place in 1999. Enjoyed the first one more; but this one did have some funny lines.
Some college kids rent a house on the lake for the summer and what fun they have. Oz (Chris Klein) is without a girlfriend, she is in Paris, and Jim (Jason Biggs) is preparing for a dream girl Nadia. Also stars Casey Affleck, Seann William Soctt and Tara Reid. Some of the situations are hilarious, but would have to rate American Pie better in the long run.

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"O" rated R
It is a Shakespearean tragedy set in modern time in an American high school. Martin Sheen is the basketball coach at a prep school. On his team are Josh Hartnett (his son in he movie), and Mekhi Phifer (a black scholarship student). Julia Stiles plays the daughter of the dean who falls in love with Odin (Mekhi Phifer).. The jealous son, of the coach, causes a big rift and lots of tragedy.
I really enjoyed the movie but was frustrated by events throughout the entire move.
The Deep End "The Deep End" rated R
Written and directed by David Siegel and Scott McGahen.
A mother (Tilda Swinton) finds her son is leading a secret gay life with a bar owner. This leads to a murder and cover up one suspecting the other of the murder. An investigator (Gorin Visnjic) happens on the scene which attacts the mother. Lots of intrigue in this one, sources say Tilda might be a possible oscar candidate!

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"Jeepers Creepers" rated R
The special effects are about the only good thing to say about this one; maybe!
It's about two college students going home that happen upon a church; at which a man(monster) is throwing dead bodies down a chute. The go into the chuch basement and find hundreds of dead bodies and of course then the chase is on.. Gina Phillips and Justin Long star in this movie.
Hardball "Hardball" rated PG-13
Starring Keanu Reeves as a down and out gambler with Diana Ladd as a school teacher. This is a great movie.
Takes place in the tenement district of Chicago. Keanu is assigned to a baseball team of young students in exchange for money. Finds that these kids have a rough home life and really likes them. it urns it into a positive experience, except for some language is suitable for 10 and up. Directed by Brian Robbins.
Hearts in Atlantis "Hearts in Atlantis" rated PG-13
Based on book by Stephen Kings;directed by Scott Hicks and written by William Galman. An excellent movie that follows much the book at the beginning and end.
A grown photographer, Bobby Garfield (David Morse), returns to his home town and recalls his childhood (flashbacks) with his mother (Hope Davis) and his friends Carol (Mika Boorem) and Sully (Will Rathhaar). Ted Brautigan (Anthony Hopkins) moves in an upstairs apartment and changes everyones life. Bobby (whos father is dead) and Ted become friends, and Bobby helps Ted fend off the unknown and the past.
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America's Sweetheart
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"America's Sweetheart"- rated PG13
Wasn't very good (really slow); but had a great cast of Julie Roberts, John Cusack, Billy Crystal and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
For an awkward, self-conscious girl like Kiki, being the personal assistant to a beautiful mega-star like Gwen isn't easy. But when she dutifully accepts the task of helping Gwen and her estranged mega-star husband Eddie make it through one last public appearance masterminded by legendary press agent Lee Phillips, forever devoted Kiki finds that her job is about to get even harder. At first it seems her challenge is to keep the peace between Gwen and Eddie and their public image intact, but soon Kiki is faced with a more personal concern as her longtime friendship with Eddie begins to take a romantic turn.
Jurassic Park 3
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"Jurassic Park 3"- rated PG13
Liked it as well as the first one with lots of action and great special effects.
Anxious to fund research for his new theory of velociraptor intelligence, renowned paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant is persuaded by wealthy adventurer Paul Kirby and his wife Amanda to accompany them on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna. This infamous island, once InGen's site B, has become both a primordial breeding ground for John Hammond's magnificent creations and a magnet for thrill-seekers eager to encounter them. When a tragic accident maroons the party of seven, Grant discovers the true reason his deceptive hosts have invited him along. In their perilous attempt to escape, the dwindling group encounters terrifying new creatures undisclosed by InGen, and Grant is forced to learn the dreadful implications of his raptor intelligence theory firsthand.
Legally Blonde "Legally Blonde" rated PG-13
Is silly, but entertaining.
Elle Woods has it all. She's the president of her sorority, a Hawaiian Tropic girl, Miss June in her campus calendar, and, above all, a natural blonde. She dates the cutest fraternity boy on campus and wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner Huntington III. But, there's just one thing stopping Warner from popping the question: Elle is too blonde. Growing up across the street from Aaron Spelling might mean something in LA, but nothing to Warner's East-Coast blue blood family. So, when Warner packs up for Harvard Law and reunites with an old sweetheart from prep school, Elle rallies all her resources and gets into Harvard, determined to win him back. But law school is a far cry from the comforts of her poolside and the mall. Elle must wage the battle of her life, for her guy, for herself and for all the blondes who suffer endless indignities everyday.

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"Princess Diaries" rated G
Anne Hathaway and Julie Andrews starred in this comedy about a young New York girl who finds out she is a princess of a small European Country. Her grandmother comes to America to try and convince her to return as princess of her country, she is the only heir. Most of the funny situations were in the previews. Age for this movie is about 7 years to 14 years.
"Planet of the Apes" rated PG13
Tim Burton is one of my favorite directors. Special effects were great; thought the first planet movie is still the best. Mark Wahlberg and Tim Roth also star in this movie with lots of action. The movie has a familiar plot; an astronaut crashes on the Planet of the Apes, is captured, and plans his escape.
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Original Sin "Original Sin" rated R
Antonio Banderas plays a Coffee Merchant in coffee who sends for a mail order bride, who is played by Angelina Jolie. He falls in love with this American born woman who is very beautiful. Lots of passion and mystery. Of course Anglina is after the fortune and has someone else, the ending is a real surprise. Very good movie
Rat Race "RAT RACE" rated pg-13
Lots of laughs with a good cast of; Cuba Gooding Jr, Whoopie Goldberg, and John Cleese. You might want to see this one.
In this updated version of It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963), a billionaire Las Vegas casino owner sets up a gambling scheme in which betters wage on which of six candidates can find the $2 million that is hidden somewhere in a locker. Keeping the road-comedy theme from the original, this movie gathers a large cast of comedians to share in the adventure of the search.
Captain Corelli's Mandolin "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" rated R
What a treat, Directed by John Madden and based on Louis de Bernieres' novel it is set during World War II on a Greek Island occupied by the Italian Army. Pelagria (Penelope Cruz) is engaged to an underground fighter for the Greeks. Captain Corelli (Nicholas Cage) is put in Pelagria's home. He is a reluctant fighter but a opera lover. He soon falls in love with Pelagria but who does she choose? Also starring John Hurt, Irene Papas and Chritain Bale. a little slow starting out but over all very good..

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"The Others" rated PG-13
Takes place in 1945 off the coast of England. Nicole Kidman stars in this thriller. Her two children, played by James Bentley and Alakina Mann (by the way excellent acting), live with her in a secluded house and acquire 3 servants. The children claim the house is haunted and say they have seen the ghosts. Really slow but the ending is really a surprise.
First English language by Alejandro Amenabar and produced by Tom Cruise. Not one of favorites!!

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"The Curse of the Jade Scorpian" rated PG-13
Writen and directed by Woody Allen it was good.
This is a period piece during the 1940s; comedy drama with some mystery thrown in. Allen is an insurance investigator who is put under a spell by an act at a club. The one who puts him under uses him to rob houses that he has burlar proofed. Along with his do-worker (Helen Hunt) it becomes love and hate. Only Woody Allen has such wit. Dan Acroyd and Charlize Theron also star, enjoyed it ver much.
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Don't Say A Word

"Don't Say A Word" rated R
What a good thriller. Confusing at first; which makes you wonder how they will tie it all together.
Preeminent New York psychiatrist Dr. Nathan Conrad has a successful practice, a beautiful wife and a charming daughter. Making his way home for the Thanksgiving holiday, Conrad is summoned by a colleague to examine a young woman. Elisabeth Burrows presents a history of unexplained violence, failed treatments and misdiagnoses. In short, the kind of case Nathan used to live for before he went 'uptown.' Now he is Elisabeth's last chance before she is shipped off to a state institution. Nathan's skills and intuition begin to make headway into Elisabeth's case. Little does Nathan suspect that Elisabeth is tied to a danger that has closed in on him and his family. Nathan's daughter has been kidnapped by ruthless thieves, and to save her he must somehow unlock a 6-digit number locked away in Elisabeth's troubled mind. With his daughter's captors watching his every move, Nathan is constantly reminded: if he wants to see his daughter alive, he dare not say a single word.
This movie is along the lines of "Rear Window" and Fatal Attraction" meaning lots of action.

Training Day "Training Day" rated R
A cop thriller starring Denzel Washington as a REALLY evil cop, Sgt. Alonzo Harris, hardened by the years of catching criminals. This is his most evil role yet, but he does an excellent job.
Harriis is training a rookie cop, John Yoyte played by Ethan Hawke to be on his elite narcotics squad. They ride around town (LA) in a customized Cadillac and Jake finds his deadly routine full of violence, murder, theft and lots of treachery. A good thriller, lots of violence.. Supporting roles played by Tom Berenger, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, and Scott Glenn. This film is directed by Antoine Fuqua and written by David Ayer.
Serendipity ""Serendipity" rated pg-13
You may want to wait until this is out on video, they showed all the good parts in the preview.
Two random people meet at Bloomingdales over a pair of gloves, go to the Serendipity Restaurant in New York and spend a great evening together. Sara Thomas (Kate Beckinsale) believes in fate and lets Jonathan Trager (John Cusack) go without giving or getting last names. A few years later Jonathan is getting ready for his wedding but can't get Sara out of his mind. Sara is now in San Francisco and has the same feeling. Well does fate win out... Will the two reconnect??
Good cast, directed by Peter Chelsom and written by Marc Klein.
Joy Ride "Joy Ride" rated R
It's summer break and college freshman Lewis Thomas has decided to embark on a cross-country road trip to pick up the girl of his dreams, Venna. But Lewis' romantic hopes hit a detour when he stops on the way to rescue his older brother, Fuller, who goads him into playing a practical joke on a lonely truck driver, over a CB radio. Now that trucker, an unseen and terrifying force known only by his CB handle, "Rusty Nail," wants the last laugh... and revenge.
Directed by John Dahl, written by JJ Abrams and Clay Tarver and Executive Producer Patrick Markey ( a native Fostorian)
Bandits . "Bandits" rated pg-13
Was hysterical. .
The true story of a trio of fugitives--two bank robbers and the woman they both love. When the suave irresistible Joe and his hypochondriac partner, Terry, escaped from prison, they cut a swath from Oregon through California, robbing banks in order to finance their scheme for a new--and somewhat legitimate life--south of the Border. In their wake, they leave a trail of chaos, disguises, wrecked automobiles -and an adoring public- while fleeing from the law. Their operation is running smoothly until they have an unexpected run-in with Kate, who is drawn to the thieves as a way to escape her ordinary life. Together Joe and Terry are the most successful bank robbers in U.S. history. To Kate, they also combine to make the perfect man. Things get more complicated when the police and media assume that Kate is their hostage and organize a massive manhunt to save her from the clutches of Joe and Terry.
A cross between bonnie and clyde and butch cassidy and the sundance kid. Written by Harley Peyton and directed by Barry levinson this is a must see.
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