Category Archives: Crime

Wrong Man (STARz) Rated TV-MA

A docuseries investigates three prisoners who claim they have wrongful convictions. Starring Ronald Kuby, Sue-Ann Robinson, Joe Kennedy, and Ira Todd. The Wrong Man follows investigators as they reexamine criminal cases of inmates who claim their innocence after years of incarceration. They uncover … Continue reading

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Wetlands (2017) Rated NR

A cop who has battled a heroin addiction relocates to Atlantic City where he starts a new life and restores his relationship with his daughter. Starring Heather Graham, Jennifer Ehle, Anthony Mackie, and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. While watching this film, I … Continue reading

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The Commuter (2018) Rated PG-13

An ex-cop becomes wrapped up in a conspiracy while taking his regular commute home. Starring Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, and Patrick Wilson. Again, this is another film with an interesting premise that falls short in delivery. What brings the story together … Continue reading

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Molly’s Game (2017) Rated R

The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high stakes poker games. Based on the book, Molly’s Game: The True Story of the 26-Year-Old Woman Behind the Most Exclusive, High-Stakes Underground Poker Game … Continue reading

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All the Money in the World (2017) Rated R

The story of the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III in Rome, 1973. Starring Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, and Mark Wahlberg. With all the hoopla surrounding this film and the changing of actors as well as the Oscar nominations, you’d think this … Continue reading

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Trust (FX) Rated TV-MA

It’s 1973, and John Paul Getty III, the grandson of one of the richest men in the world, is kidnapped in Rome. While Getty is held for ransom by the Italian Mafia, his grandfather seems apathetic to the situation.  Starring Donald Sutherland, … Continue reading

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Unforgotten (PBS) Rated TV-MA

Police begin an investigation after the discovery of a young man’s bones are found in a home’s basement. Starring  Nicola Walker, Sanjeev Bhaskar, and Jordan Long. This series takes many different avenues to find the killer. It seems like everyone … Continue reading

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The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) Rated R

A motorcycle stunt rider starts robbing banks to provide for his family, putting him in a rookie cop’s line of fire. Starring Ryan Gosling, Craig Van Hook, and Eva Mendes. The film starts out strong as we move through 15 years … Continue reading

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Dead Man Down (2013) Rated TV-14

A crime lord’s right-hand man and a woman seek revenge. Starring Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace, and Terrence Howard. This film is supposed to be a thriller noir. The film doesn’t know what it is; it flows from being a romance to … Continue reading

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Jigsaw (2017) Rated R

Bodies are turning up resembling the torture of  John Kramer, the man known as Jigsaw, who has been dead for over 10 years. Starring Matt Passmore, Tobin Bell, Callum Keith Rennie. This is a film that you’ll either love or hate. … Continue reading

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