Category Archives: Crime

Murder, She Baked: Just Desserts (2017) Rated TV-G

In this film, Hannah investigates the death of a judge for a bake off. Based on the novel Strawberry Shortcake Murder by Joanne Fluke. Starring Alison Sweeney, Cameron Mathison, Barbara Niven. This is the worst I’ve seen from the Murder … Continue reading

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Hannibal (NBC) Rated TV-14

The show explores the relationship between a psychiatrist and his patient, a FBI criminal profiler who has the ability to empathize with serial killers. Starring Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas, Laurence Fishburne. This show is brilliant; I love it! … Continue reading

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12 Angry Men (1957) Rated NR

A jury holdout forces his colleagues to reexamine the evidence against the defendant. Based on the play by Reginald Rose. Starring Martin Balsam, John Fiedler, Lee J. Cobb, Henry Fonda, Ed Begley. This film is simple, but what makes it stand … Continue reading

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Rebel (BET) Rated TV-14

Rebel is a woman of color on a police force who always tows the line. When tragedy strikes, she finds herself caught between her real family and her family in blue. Starring Danielle Moné Truitt, Brandon Quinn, Angela Ko. An … Continue reading

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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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