Wednesday, December 17, 2008

On the new book truck

American Blackout NR
This documentary looks at the career of U.S. Representative Cynthia McKinney from Georgia and the historical suppression of black voters in the United States.

Dark Knight PG13
Batman, Gordon and Harvey Dent are forced to deal with the chaos unleashed by an anarchist mastermind known only as the Joker, as it drives each of them to their limits. Heath Ledger’s final performance.

Get Smart PG13
Maxwell Smart, Agent 86 for CONTROL, battles the forces of KAOS with the more-competent Agent 99 at his side. Starring Steve Carell and Anne Hathaway.

High Risk (1981) R
Four American friends, badly needing money, decide to make a commando-like raid into a South American country and steal $5 million from the hacienda of an American-born drug dealer.

Man on Wire PG13
A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century."

Sisterhood of the traveling pants 2 PG13
The further adventures of the sisterhood and their traveling pants.

Step Brothers R
Two spoiled guys become competitive stepbrothers after their single parents get hitched. Starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly.

Transsiberian R
A Trans-Siberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travelers. (See Judie Harren's review from Nov. 6, 2008 posting).

Tropic Thunder R
Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying.

Wanted R
A frustrated office worker learns that he is the son of a professional assassin, and that he shares his father's superhuman killing abilities.

X files: I want to believe PG13
Mulder and Scully are called back to duty by the FBI when a former priest claims to be receiving psychic visions pertaining to a kidnapped agent.

Big Easy to Big Empty: the untold story of the drowning of New Orleans

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