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Latest addition 12/27/04: Alexander, Phantom of the Opera, Under the Tuscan Sun (DVD), Return of the King (DVD)



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Alexander (Oliver Stone, 2004). Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians he leads his Army across the then known world venturing further than any Westerner had ever gone all the way to India. (added 12/27/04 & 10/05/05) Click here for the Movie Poster

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Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (Wych Kaosayananda, 2002). Tasked with destroying each other, an FBI agent and a rogue NSA agent soon discover that there's a much bigger enemy at work. (added 11/12/02) Click here for the Movie Poster

The Butterfly Effect (Eric Bress & J. Mackye Gruber, 2004). A young man is struggling to get over harmful memories from his childhood, but while doing so discovers a technique that allows him to travel back in time and occupy his childhood body changing his history forever. However he also discovers that every change he makes some how alters his future. (added 01/29/04)Click here for the Movie Poster

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Fahrenheit 911 (Michael Moore, 2004). The temperature where freedom burns! (added 07/02/04) Click here for the Movie Poster

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King Arthur
(Antoine Fuqua, 2004)
A demystified take on the tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. (08/08/04)Click here for the Movie Poster

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Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
(Peter Jackson, 2003) The former Fellowship of the Ring prepare for the final battle for Middle Earth, while Frodo & Sam approach Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring. (12/22/03) Click here for the Movie Poster

Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
(Peter Jackson, 2002) Frodo and Sam continue on to Mordor in their mission to destroy the One Ring. Whilst their former companions make new allies and launch an assault on Isengard. (added 12/25/02)Click here for Movie Poster #1 Click here for Movie Poster #2

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The Passion of the Christ (Mel Gibson, 2004) A film detailing the final hours and crucifixion of Jesus Christ. (added 03/01/04) Click here for the Movie Poster

Phantom of the Opera (Joel Schumaker, 2005). An opera ghost terrorizes the cast and crew of the French Opera House while tutoring a chorus girl. (added 12/27/04) Click here for the Movie Poster

Pocahontas
(Disney, 1995) The daughter of a Native American tribe chief and English soldier share a romance when English colonists invade 16th century Virginia (animated) (added 11/27/02). Click here for the Movie Poster

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The Return of the King
(Peter Jackson, 2003) See Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

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Signs (M. Night Shyamalan, 2002) A family living on a farm in Philadelphia finds mysterious crop circles in their fields. (added 08/05/02) Click here for Movie Poster #1 Click here for Movie Poster #2

Star Trek: Nemesis (Stuart Baird, 2002) The crew of the Enterprise find themselves on planet Romulus and eventually discover a threat to the Earth. At the same time, there are rumors that the Romulans are ready to begin peace talks with the Federation (01/25/03) Click here for the Movie Poster

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Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
(Jonathan Mostow, 2003) John Connor is now in his 20's, and a female terminator, called T-X or Terminatrix, is after him. Another T-101 is sent back through time to protect John once again on the verge of the rise of the machines. (07/12/2003) Click here for the Movie Poster

Troy (Wolfgang Petersen, 2004) An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved. (05/16/2004) Click here for the Movie Poster

The Two Towers
(Peter Jackson, 2002) See Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

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Under The Tuscan Sun (Audrey Wells, 2003). Frances Mayes, a 35-year-old San Francisco writer whose perfect life has just taken an unexpected detour. Her recent divorce has left her with terminal writer's block and extremely depressed, and her best friend, Patti, is beginning to think she might never recover. Frances decides to take a break and she buys a villa in the beautiful Tuscan countryside and decides to begin anew. (added 12/27/04) Click here for the Movie Poster

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The Village (M. Night Shyamalan, 2004) 'The Village' depicts the thrilling tale of an isolated town confronting the astonishing truth that lies just outside its borders.(added 09/15/04) Click here for the Movie Poster






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