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Horror
Sherlock Holmes
rating:3.1

Sherlock Holmes

2009Runtime:0 minutes
Not to be confused with the Robert Downey Jr. blockbuster, as a mob of monsters invades London, Dr. Watson believes that the creatures exist but Holmes suspects that Spring-Heeled Jack is responsible in this low-budget take on the classic character.

Directed by:

  • Rachel Goldenberg
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Temptation
    rating:3.2

    Temptation

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    When Isabel (Caroline Haines) is brutally attacked by a serial rapist on her way home from a night out with friends, a female vampire named Aurelie (Rachel Waters) swoops in to save her with a drop of blood that turns her from death to immortal life. But Isabel then has only two days to decide whether she wants to live her newly resurrected life as a vampire. Catherine Taylor directs; Laura Evans and Damian Morter co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Catherine Taylor
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    The Moth Diaries
    rating:3.2

    The Moth Diaries

    2011Runtime:0 minutes
    College senior Rebecca's world is upended when her best friend Lucy befriends new girl Ernessa, who Rebecca suspects is a vampire. Is she haunted by the school's gothic past, in shock from her father's suicide, or just jealous? Or could she be right?

    Directed by:

  • Mary Harron
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    From Dusk Till Dawn: Full Tilt Boogie
    rating:3.1

    From Dusk Till Dawn: Full Tilt Boogie

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    This documentary feature will give you an insider's look behind the scenes of Robert Rodriguez's darkly comic supernatural thriller. On-set interviews and footage offer plenty of insight into both the hard work and the camaraderie that goes on when the official cameras &NFi;aren't&NFi_; filming. A must for indie fans and aspiring filmmakers. (Note: This disc does &NFi;not&NFi_; contain From Dusk Till Dawn; to see the film, please rent the movie disc.)

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Kelly
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Children & Family
    True Heart
    rating:3.3

    True Heart

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    Alone after a plane crash strands them in a remote region of Canada, two siblings are rescued by Khonanesta, a Native American who teaches them how to live in the wilderness. But the trio soon finds themselves wrangling with a band of poachers.

    Directed by:

  • Catherine Cyran
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Princess Protection Program
    rating:3.7

    Princess Protection Program

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    With her country in political turmoil, teenage princess Rosie enters a protection program and winds up relocating to rural America, where she makes new friends and learns a variety of life lessons.

    Directed by:

  • Allison Liddi
  • rating:3.7 3.7 Average Rating

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    The Baby Sitters Club
    rating:3.3

    The Baby Sitters Club

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    A new summer is on the horizon, and the girls of The Baby-Sitters Club can't wait to turn 13. While counting the days until their birthdays, they think of ways to make lots of money while having fun and meeting boys along the way. But most important is making sure their friendships are intact when all is said and done. Based on the series of children's books by Ann M. Martin, The Baby-Sitters Club stars Rachael Leigh Cook and Schuyler Fisk.

    Directed by:

  • Melanie Mayron
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Shrek (Widescreen)
    rating:4.2

    Shrek (Widescreen)

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek (Mike Myers). On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess (Cameron Diaz) from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a wisecracking donkey (Eddie Murphy). This is the widescreen version of the film and includes a commentary, technical goofs, a storyboard pitch of deleted scenes and more.

    Directed by:

  • Andrew Adamson
  • Vicky Jenson
  • rating:4.2 4.2 Average Rating

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    Comedy
    The Beverly Hillbillies
    rating:3.2

    The Beverly Hillbillies

    1993Runtime:0 minutes
    Based on the hit 1960s TV sitcom, this film follows Jed Clampett (Jim Varney) and his kin -- Jethro (Diedrich Bader), Elly May (Erika Eleniak) and Granny (Cloris Leachman) -- as they move from Arkansas to Beverly Hills when Jed becomes a billionaire after striking crude "while shootin' at some food." It'll take all of Jed's homespun hominess to counter the shysters and con men who want to bilk him out of his fortune. Penelope Spheeris directs.

    Directed by:

  • Penelope Spheeris
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    That's So Raven: Raven's House Party
    rating:3.2

    That's So Raven: Raven's House Party

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Her special powers may trip her up on occasion, but off-the-hook psychic Raven Baxter (Raven Symone) makes all the right moves in this collection of song-and-dance-themed episodes. Raven puts on a fashion-plus-fireworks show in "Opportunity Shock," and she stars in a music video in "Too Much Pressure." An amorous young clairvoyant falls for Raven in "Double Vision," and Raven plans a magical night for a former jazzman in "Four Aces."

    Directed by:

  • Debbie Allen
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Letting Go of God
    rating:3.8

    Letting Go of God

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Comedian Julia Sweeney reflects on religion, her search for God and her eventual non-belief in this entertaining monologue. After two Mormon missionaries at her door pose a simple question, the debate begins. From her roots as a Catholic to her flirtations with Buddhism and New Age philosophies, Sweeney takes viewers on a smart and humorous spiritual journey as she seeks out truth and deals with the family fallout from her skepticism.

    Directed by:

  • Julia Sweeney
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    The Proposal
    rating:3.9

    The Proposal

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate (Sandra Bullock, in a Golden Globe-nominated role) forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton (Ryan Reynolds), to marry her. Directed by Anne Fletcher (27 Dresses), this romantic comedy also stars Craig T. Nelson and Mary Steenburgen as Andrew's parents, Joe and Grace, and Betty White as the outspoken Grandma Annie.

    Directed by:

  • Anne Fletcher
  • rating:3.9 3.9 Average Rating

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    Independent
    Brick Lane
    rating:3.3

    Brick Lane

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Set in the 1980s, this cross-cultural drama follows young Nazneem (Tannishtha Chatterjee), a Bangladeshi woman who's immigrated to London for an arranged marriage to a middle-aged man, leaving her beloved family, including her sister Hasina, behind. While Hasina leads a life of adventure back home, Nazneem struggles to accept the isolation and unhappiness in her new life, until an unexpected visitor comes along and changes everything.

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Gavron
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    On the Starting Line
    rating:3.1

    On the Starting Line

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Set against the ultracompetitive world of drum corps contests, this coming-of-age tale stars Samia Mooney as an up-and-coming color guard dancer who dreams of joining a world champion drum and bugle corps. Wendy J. Menara writes and directs this low-budget story that captures the high-stakes drama, cutthroat rivalry and unintentional hilarity surrounding the world of gung ho pageantry performance.

    Directed by:

  • Wendy J. Menara
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    200 Cigarettes
    rating:3.1

    200 Cigarettes

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    Set on the last day of 1981, 200 Cigarettes is a manic romantic comedy that follows a group of loquacious, chain-smoking twentysomethings seeking love and happiness as they converge for a blowout party in New York City's East Village. A cab driver (Dave Chappelle) provides the link between the disparate groups who seek to overcome personal drama to avoid being alone when the clock strikes midnight.

    Directed by:

  • Risa Bramon Garcia
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    I'll Take You There
    rating:3.1

    I'll Take You There

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    Adrienne Shelly directs and co-stars in this offbeat comedy about Bill (Reg Rogers), a man whose wife just ran off with his best friend. Trying to help, Bill's sister sets him up with Bernice (Ally Sheedy), an odd woman who takes their blind date in an unsettling direction. While Bill tries to make it clear that Bernice isn't his type, she grows increasingly obsessive and forces him to take a bizarre journey with her.

    Directed by:

  • Adrienne Shelly
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Now and Then
    rating:3.8

    Now and Then

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, they reconcile experiences with boys, secrets, bullies and more. Lesli Linka Glatter directs; Gaby Hoffmann, Ashleigh Aston Moore, Cloris Leachman, Thora Birch and Christina Ricci co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Lesli Linka Glatter
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Now and Then (1995)
    A heartwarming movie about four childhood girlfriends who, in adulthood reunion, relive their experience of the life-changing summer of 1970, including a mystery death, divorce, standing up to the boys, first kiss, and the meaning of true friendship. Each explores her unique identity amidst family and friends. Beautifully directed by Lesli Linka Glatter.
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