Friday, February 27, 2009

What Movies You Can Download Online

By Aspen Riser

This is a sampling of the more popular movies put up on the big screen in 2008. This list consists of the films I found entertaining in this years crop. Hopefully you will see some films here that you will enjoy.

Jumper: While almost drowning, David Rice (Hayden Christensen) learns he has an unbelievable ability. He now knows he can transport himself anywhere, anytime. Later, he becomes aware that there are others with this ability. Unfortunately, after a few years of fun, he learns that there are people that want him, and all the jumpers wiped out. Now he is in a fight for survival, as those people try to track him down.

BOLT: Bolt is an animated family comedy. The star is dog actor Bolt, who plays the role of a dog that has superpowers. His problem is that he is convinced he is this super hero dog with superpowers. When he is accidentally finds himself in a real world situation, he discovers that he is just a dog. On a journey to get back home, he finds help, in the form of Mittens, the cat, and Rhino, the hamster.

THE CHRONICALS OF NARNIA, PRINCE CASPIAN: It is one year later, in "real" time, when Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy magically reappear in Narnia. Running for his life, Prince Caspian has blown the magic horn, in a desperate plea for help. 100's of years have passed since they left Narnia, but they have been called back to battle for the freedom of Narnia once again. With the support of the best fighters in the Narnia, including a very brave mouse, they battle to free Narnia.

WANTED: A young, bored, office worker named Wesley discovers that the father he never knew, is an assassin. His father has been murdered, now Wesley is asked to join into the secret society of killers that his father was a part of. He now will become the assassin that he was meant to be. From there, things get complicated, and many twist and turns follow. Hang on to your seat.

THE DARK KNIGHT: This time Batman, and law enforcement officials, are taking the major criminals off the streets. Things are going very well, but now a new super criminal arrives on the scene, and starts a crime spree. Now, Batman really has his hands full, as criminal mastermind, the Joker, has released his criminal insanity on Gotham City.

TWENTY ONE: The basis for this film is the actual tale of M.I.T. wiz kids who created a winning formula to beat blackjack. This team of blackjack players learned to beat the game, and then performed a brilliant run at the blackjack tables. To be successful in Las Vegas, where players can be banned for winning with card counting skills, they had to change casinos often, and disguise themselves, so the wouldn't get caught. This movie is based on the best selling book that tells how the M.I.T. teams made millions playing blackjack.

10,000 B.C.: This film takes us back almost 12,000 years. When mysterious warlords from another tribe attack the Yaghai's, they ride off with some of the people, including the lovely Evolet. A strong young hunter, D'Leh, who deeply cares for Evolet, organizes a band of hunters to chase down these warmongers, and rescue Evolet and the others.

WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS: It was a wild night in Las Vegas. Barely remembering what had happened, Jack and Joy get up the next day and find out that they are married. When they win a $3 million jackpot, the question is who should get the money, so they try to settle it in court. It is decided that the two must stay married for a few months, and try to make their marriage work. With an eye on the jackpot, they each try to get the other to give up, as both desire to have the cash for themselves.

WALL-E: This film is a science fiction adventure in animation. Mankind has left Earth, since it had become a pile of rubbish. Wall-E, a trash collecting robot, is assigned to clean up the planet. Years later, when a robot named Eve shows up searching to see if the planet can sustain any life, Wall-E finally has some company. Eventually, when Eve is recovered by the craft that sent her, Wall-E somehow get on the ship, and starts an incredible adventure.

Most people buy or rent these movies, and view them on their home entertainment system. A new way people are acquiring movies is by downloading them directly from online sources. There are websites that will download virtually any movie ever made. - 16651

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