Category Archives: Crime

Exposed with Deborah Norville (Reelz) Rated NR

Deborah Norville explores the exposed life of celebrities when they cross into the criminal world. Starring Deborah Norville. I have a love/hate relationship with this show. I love that the show only took on the facts of the criminal charges … Continue reading

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Chicago Justice (NBC) Rated TV-14

The State Attorney’s team of prosecutors and investigators navigates politics and controversy while pursuing justice. Starring Philip Winchester, Jon Seda, Joelle Carter, Monica Barbaro, Carl Weathers. Chicago Justice is another series from Dick Wolf based in Chicago. This show, like … Continue reading

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The Invisible War (2012) Rated NR

A documentary that investigates the rape cases of soldiers in the US Military.  Starring Amy Ziering, Kirby Dick, Kori Cioca. This film covers a handful of sexual assault cases. The victims talk about joining the service, their lives prior to the assault, … Continue reading

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Stolen (2012) Rated R

A former thief searches for his missing daughter. Starring Nicolas Cage, Josh Lucas, Danny Huston, Malin Akerman. This film is like a re-imagined Taken. Of course, there isn’t an ex-CIA agent in this film, just a former thief. The thief … Continue reading

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Headhunters (2011) Rated R

A headhunter tracks down a valuable painting from a mercenary. Based on the book by Jo Nesbø. Starring Aksel Hennie, Synnøve Macody Lund, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. This is a solid film about a headhunter who takes on a job, but in … Continue reading

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Bernie (2011) Rated PG-13

In a small town, a mortician strikes up a friendship with a widow, who becomes controlling, which causes him to go to great lengths to separate himself from her. Based on the true story of the murder of Marjorie Nugent … Continue reading

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Boss (Starz) Rated TV-MA

The Mayor of Chicago is diagnosed with dementia and struggles with keeping his grip on the city. Starring Kelsey Grammer, Connie Nielsen, Hannah Ware, Jeff Hephner, Kathleen Robertson, Troy Garity, Rotimi. Although this is a TV show, it plays like … Continue reading

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Seven Psychopaths (2012) Rated R

A screenwriter gets involved with gangsters when he and his friends kidnap the gangsters’ Shih Tzu. Starring Michael Pitt, Michael Stuhlbarg, Sam Rockwell, Colin Farrell, Abbie Cornish, Christopher Walken. This is one of the better black comedies out there. It’s … Continue reading

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Alex Cross (2012) Rated PG-13

A homicide detective is pushed to the brink of his moral and physical limits as he tracks down a killer. Starring Tyler Perry, Edward Burns, Matthew Fox. This film isn’t as bad as people made it out to be.  It’s … Continue reading

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Middle Men (2009) Rated R

Jack Harris is a pioneer in Internet commerce who struggles with his morals, con men, mobsters, drug addicts, and porn stars. Based on the true story by Christopher Mallick. Starring Luke Wilson, Giovanni Ribisi, Gabriel Macht, James Caan, Jacinda Barrett, … Continue reading

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