Best Mystery Movies of 2008
In 1964, a Catholic school nun questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student, suspecting him of abuse. He denies the charges, and much of the film's quick-fire dialogue tackles themes of religion, morality, and authority.
An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home.
The Midnight Meat Train
The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she analyzes Leon's work and asks him to improve the quality of his photos. During the night, the upset Leon decides to wander on the streets taking pictures with his camera, and he follows three punks down to the subway station; when the gang attacks a young woman, Leon defends her and the guys move on. On the next morning, Leon discovers that the woman is missing. He goes to the police station, but Detective Lynn Hadley does not give much attention to him and discredits his statement. Leon becomes obsessed to find what happened with the stranger and he watches the subway station. When he sees the elegant butcher Mahogany in the train, Leon believes he might be a murderer and stalks him everywhere, in the beginning of his journey to the darkness.
The first female US President Sally Sheridan is shot dead by a sniper during her Veterans Day speech. Her assassin narrowly escapes the scene with his life, national security hot on his heels - or so it seems. Three months later, an elderly couple discover the body of a wounded man in a tree, wearing a parachute. The young man cannot remember the slightest thing about his own identity.
Young teacher Ben finds an ancient door-knocker in the garden of his new home. According to the local museum curator, it comes from the recently demolished Geap Manor - a sinister old place which seemed to attract... unpleasantness. So begin three stories from the dark history of this crooked house...
Four career criminals, two glamorous bank workers and one over-the-hill has-been all happen to be planning a robbery on a London bank on the same day, by sheer coincidence. The two investigating detectives must try and deduce how these seemingly unrelated people came to be in the area and which were responsible for the lifting a priceless emerald.
Murder 101: New Age
Criminology professor Jonathan Maxwell investigates a murder at a new age retreat where the leader is killed in a locked room surrounded by people in a deep trance.
Prudence McCoy is the host of a successful helpful hints TV show, who discovers a hidden talent for crime solving.
Mona's mother died, seemingly from spontaneous human combustion. She became acquainted with a nurse named Ploy, whose mother also died from the same cause. The two women embark on a quest to find out the truths about their mothers' death with the aid of an ambitious news reporter.
Jack struggles with memory loss while he seeks revenge.