Sunday, March 1, 2009

Films You Can Watch On Your PC

By Fran Masks

I have put together a sampling of the movies released this year (2008). These are some of the motion pictures that I think you might like. I'm sure that you can find some films here that you will enjoy.

BOLT: Bolt: This movie is an animated comedy. Bolt, is a dog who is an actor, who in his role on television, is a super hero dog. His problem is that he is convinced he has these powers. When, by chance, he is thrown into the real world, he realizes that he is only a normal dog. Now, trying to get back home, he is aided by a cat named Mittens, and an overweight hamster named Rhino.

WANTED: Wesley Gibson is about to learn that his long lost father is an assassin. When his father is killed, Wesley is basically forced into the secret society of killers that his dead father was involved with. He is asked to become the professional killer that that he was destined to become. After that, everything becomes extremely complicated. Enjoy this roller coaster ride.

THE CHRONICALS OF NARNIA, PRINCE CASPIAN: Just one year has passed in "real" time, when Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy are mysteriously pulled back into Narnia. Prince Caspian has blown Susan's magic horn, praying that he will be saved. In their one year at home, centuries have passed in Narnia, but they have been called back to rescue Narnia from an evil fate. With the help of the best fighters in the Narnia, including a very brave mouse, they conquer their foes and free Narnia.

Jumper: Nearing death by drowning, David realizes something incredible. He can transport himself anywhere, anytime. Eventually, he discovers that he is not alone in having this skill. After he becomes used to jumping around the world, he is exposed to hunters that think jumpers are a threat, and need to be eliminated. He now must battle for his life, as the hunters want him dead.

WALL-E: This picture 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 stows away, and begins an exciting new life.

THE DARK KNIGHT: Batman, and Lt. Gordon and D.A. Harvey Dent, are on a mission to clean up Gotham City. Crime is now down, that is until the Joker shows up, and attacks the city. Batman has his work cut out him now, as criminal mastermind, the Joker, has released an overwhelming assault on Gotham City.

WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS: It was a wild night in Las Vegas. Young partiers Joy and Jack wake up and soon realize that they had married each other the night before. After winning a huge jackpot, the question is who should get the money, so they try to settle it in court. The strange ruling is that the two must stay married for a few months, and try to make their marriage work. With $3 million on the line, they conspire to make each other quit the marriage, as they are both determined to have the cash for themselves.

TWENTY ONE: Twenty One basically recounts an amazing true story about M.I.T. students who formed a winning formula to beat blackjack. These wiz kids learned to beat the game, and then performed an assault on the casinos. To play in Las Vegas, where players can be banned for winning with card counting skills, they devised signals, disguises, and even fake drivers licenses, to keep from being banned. Twenty One is based on the book that explains how these kids took it to the casinos.

10,000 B.C.: This movie will take you back almost 12,000 years. When rival hunters storm the Yaghai people, they ride off with some of the people, including the lovely Evolet. D'Leh, a young hunter who deeply cares for Evolet, leads a group of hunters to pursue the warlords, and save her, and the rest of the captured tribe members.

These days just about everyone buys or rents these movies, and views them on their home entertainment system. A more recent method for getting films is by using down loading technologies off websites. Online providers have websites that offer downloading of tons of different movies. - 16651

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