Category Archives: B

We Own This City (HBO) Rated TV-MA

This miniseries tells of the rise and fall of the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force and the corruption around it. Starring Jon Bernthal, Wunmi Mosaku, and Jamie Hector. I was not impressed with this film. The acting is … Continue reading

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Anthropoid (2016) Rated R

Based on the true story of the Operation Anthropoid mission during World War II and the plan to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the third in command in the Third Reich. Starring Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, and Brian Caspe. This … Continue reading

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Ragdoll (AMC) Rated NR

 Detectives untangle the case of the Ragdoll killer, who combines six murders into one person like a ragdoll. Based on the book by Daniel Cole. Starring Lucy Hale, Henry Lloyd-Hughes, and Thalissa Teixeira.  This show just seems too crazy. There … Continue reading

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The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) Rated NR

A spoiled heir to a fortune comes between his mother and the man she loves. Based on the book by Booth Tarkington. Starring Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, and Anne Baxter. I’m a little surprised that everyone hypes this film up … Continue reading

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Super Pumped (Showtime) Rated NR

The story of the beginnings of the transportation company, Uber. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Kyle Chandler, and Kerry Bishé. I’m surprised they chose to do this story as a TV show and not a two-hour movie. It might be more compelling … Continue reading

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All the King’s Men (2006) Rated PG-13

Based on the Robert Penn Warren novel, this film follows the life of a political populist. Starring Sean Penn, Jude Law, and Anthony Hopkins. I was not impressed with this film. While the film has a number of talented actors, … Continue reading

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Dune (2021) Rated PG-13

The adaptation of Frank Herbert’s epic science fiction novel of a son from a noble family who’s entrusted with the most valuable element in the galaxy. Starring Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, and Oscar Isaac.  I will, again, state my disclaimer … Continue reading

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X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) Rated PG-13

 The X-Men send Wolverine into the past in order to right an event that is tragic for both humans and mutants. Starring Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, and Michael Fassbender.  This film combines both the older X-Men with the younger cast. … Continue reading

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