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Movie # 9: Trick 'r Treat
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Four interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: An everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the one guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes the night has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband.

Directed: Bryan Singer
Starring: Anna Paquin, Leslie Bibb
Wait, there is another tradition. Always check your candy.Collapse )

Movie #8: American Psycho
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A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.

Directed: Mary Harron
Starring: Christian Bale

Look at that subtle off-white coloring. The tasteful thickness of it. Oh my God, it even has a watermark! Collapse )

Movie #7: There Will Be Blood
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A story about family, greed, religion, and oil, centered around a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.

Directed: Paul Thomas Anderson
Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

I... drink... your... milkshake! Collapse )

Movie #6: Avatar
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A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.

Director: James Cameron
Starring: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver

Everything is backwards now, like out there is the true world and in here is the dreamCollapse )

Movie #5: Miss Pettigrew lives for a day
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Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse.

Director: Bharat Nalluri
Starring: Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Lee Pace
Hardly! She's got so much whale boning on her that I'm looking for a tale and flippers. Collapse )

Movie #4: Rescue Dawn
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A US Fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.

Director: Werner Herzog
Starring: Christian Bale, Steve Zahn

No, I never wanted to go to war. I just wanted to fly. Collapse )

Movie #3: Moon
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Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet's power problems.

Director: Duncan Jones
Starring: Sam Rockwell

I hope life on Earth is everything you remember it to be.Collapse )

Movie #2: Sherlock Holmes
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Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.

Director: Guy Ritchie
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams

Holmes, does your depravity know no bounds?Collapse )

Movie #1: The Box
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A small wooden box arrives on the doorstep of a married couple, who know that opening it will grant them a million dollars and kill someone they don't know.

Directed by: Richard Kelly
Starring: Cameron Diaz and James Marsden

Don't think of it that way... think of it as a temporary state of being. Collapse )

New goal for a New Year
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After spending a great deal of time on the internet yesterday before we hit a new decade, I came along a really good idea, watching 100 movies and reading 50 books this year as a resolution.

I will do my best to try and make my own review of each one here but I know I will at least post them here. I'll be counting movies I have never seen before or haven't finished watching, same for books.

I hope I make it.