Category Archives: Crime

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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Siberia (2018) Rated R

An American diamond trader goes missing, and his partner goes looking for him in Russia. Along the way, he falls in love. Starring Keanu Reeves, Boris Gulyarin, and Ashley St. George. This film is poorly executed. Keanu Reeves holds the screen, … Continue reading

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The Snowtown Murders (2011) Rated NR

Based on true events, a sixteen-year-old boy falls into the wrong crowd, where a spree of murder and torture begins. The crowd happens to belong to his mother’s boyfriend. Starring Lucas Pittaway, Bob Adriaens, and Louise Harris. You would think … Continue reading

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Almost Human (FOX) Rated TV-14

In the future, a human and an android cop partner together to protect and serve. Starring Karl Urban, Michael Ealy, and Minka Kelly. The only thing this show has going for it is that the cop has an android as a … Continue reading

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Low Winter Sun (AMC) Rated NR

Murder, corruption, deception, and revenge ensue when Detroit detective, Frank Agnew kills another cop. Starring Mark Strong, Lennie James, and James Ransone. I was rather disappointed when I watched this season of the show. The writing is lackluster for AMC. With both … Continue reading

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