Category Archives: Crime

The Rookie (ABC) Rated TV-14

John Nolan, a 40-year-old man, moves to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of being a police officer. Starring Nathan Fillion, Titus Makin Jr., and Eric Winter. I was pleasantly surprised by this show. We have a 40-year-old man that … Continue reading

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Heathers (Paramount) Rated TV-MA

TV version of the movie Heathers, where an outcast student plots to kill the popular kids. Starring Grace Victoria Cox, Melanie Field, and James Scully. This series is overblown with absurd situations and clichés. The characters are just over the top with … Continue reading

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Kemper on Kemper: Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer (2018) Rated TV-MA

Ed Kemper, the co-ed killer, who murdered 10 people including his mother is interviewed by FBI agent John Douglas. His interviews become the backbone to modern criminal psychology. Starring Kevin Convery, Kevin Charles Gauntner, and Ed Kemper. The film looks into the mind … Continue reading

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We’re the Millers (2013) Rated R

A pot dealer creates a fake family to move a large shipment of weed from Mexico to the U.S. Starring Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, and Emma Roberts. This film is funnier than I expected. I’m not one for potty humor, and … Continue reading

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You (Lifetime) Rated TV-14

A bookstore manager uses his tech savvy to make the woman of his dreams fall in love with him. Starring Penn Badgley, Elizabeth Lail, and Luca Padovan. This is a creepy show; we have a guy who’s stalking a woman he … Continue reading

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Furious 6 (2013) Rated PG-13

Hobbs has Dominic and Brian reassemble the crew to take down mercenaries. Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, and Dwayne Johnson. The Fast and the Furious is a franchise that is able to reinvent itself with each film. This installment takes on terrorism. … Continue reading

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) Rated R

The drug war across the Mexican border has escalated to terrorists crossing the border. To fight them, FBI agent Matt Graver reteams with mercurial Alejandro. Starring Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, and Isabela Moner. This film has the same taste that the … Continue reading

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Mafia Killers with Colin McLaren (Reelz) Rated NR

 Detective Colin McLaren examines mobsters who play to win. Starring Ross Mullan, Colin McLaren, and Kevin Bedford. McLaren examines the key players in the Mafia world. The show follows each Mafia member from the time they enter the family to the … Continue reading

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Super Troopers 2 (2018) Rated R

The Super Troopers are called upon to handle a border dispute between the U.S. and Canada. Starring Seann William Scott, Clifton Collins Jr., and Steve Lemme. I have to say that I hardly laughed throughout this film. Of course, the film … Continue reading

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Sharp Objects (HBO) Rated TV-MA

A reporter confronts her past when she returns home to investigate a murder. Based on the book by Gillian Flynn. Starring Amy Adams, Patricia Clarkson, and Chris Messina. This show starts slow. It’s directed by  Jean-Marc Vallée from Big Little Lies, … Continue reading

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