Category Archives: Crime

The Last Stand (2013) Rated R

 A small town sheriff must stop a drug cartel before they get to Mexico. Starring  Arron Shiver, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Titos Menchaca, Luis Guzman, Forest Whitaker. There is nothing original or notable about this lackluster film. Although it is fun to see … Continue reading

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Bullet Head (2017) Rated R

 Three career criminals are holed up in an abandoned  warehouse with cops closing in on them and a killer dog on the loose. Starring Adrien Brody, John Malkovich, Antonio Banderas. This film is Cujo on steroids. I think writer/director Paul Solet … Continue reading

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Happy! (SYFY) Rated TV-MA

An injured hitman meets an imaginary friend on a blue horse. Based on the comic books by Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson. Starring  Christopher Meloni, Patton Oswalt, Ren Colley, Alexander Jameson. A highly unusual dark comedy, this show is like nothing I have … Continue reading

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Gangster Squad (2013) Rated R

 In 1949, Los Angeles is run by gangsters. To end the corruption, a team of cops take down the leader and work for peace in the city. Starring Sean Penn, Holt McCallany, Wade Williams, Josh Brolin. There are great reviews out there about this … Continue reading

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Broken City (2013) Rated R

 An ex-cop seeks redemption after being double crossed by his mayor. Starring  Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jeffrey Wright, Barry Pepper. Although it has great actors, this film was a complete disaster. It has a broken record story line, made worse with plot … Continue reading

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Flypaper (2011) Rated NR

 A man is caught between two robberies at the same bank with the teller that he is secretly in love with. Starring Patrick Dempsey, Ashley Judd, Tim Blake Nelson, Mekhi Phifer, Jeffrey Tambor. I enjoyed this film. It’s not perfect: at times it falls … Continue reading

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The Central Park Five (2012) Rated NR

This documentary examines the rape of a woman in Central Park in 1989 for which five black and Latino boys were convicted. Years later, a serial rapist confessed to the crime. Starring Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Kharey Wise, Matias Reyes. This is … Continue reading

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The Disappearance of Maura Murray (Oxygen) Rated NR

A young nursing student leaves school and vanishes without a trace on February 9, 2004. Her disappearance has fueled a legion of controversy. The show tries to unravel the misinformation and facts to uncover what happened to Maura Murray on that … Continue reading

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Henry’s Crime (2010) Rated R

Released from prison for a crime he didn’t commit, Henry plans to rob the bank he went to prison for. Starring Keanu Reeves, Judy Greer, Fisher Stevens, James Caan, Vera Farmiga. This film takes all of that you previously knew about bank robbery and turns … Continue reading

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Easy Money (2010) Rated R

JW becomes a drug runner in order to maintain his double life when his life becomes entwined with a fugitive on the run from the Serbian mafia and a mafia enforcer. Starring Joel Kinnaman, Matias Varela, Dragomir Mrsic. I’m sitting on the fence with this … Continue reading

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