Category Archives: Crime

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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The Blacklist (NBC) Rated TV-14

A new FBI profiler is asked to be on a case when a criminal who has been able to avoid the law for years starts asking for her. Starring Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix, James Spader. This show has a lot of … Continue reading

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Shoot the Messenger (WGN) Rated TV-MA

A young journalist working on her first murder case becomes embroiled in the case. Starring  Elyse Levesque, Lucas Bryant, Lyriq Bent. This is a gritty crime drama that sucks you right into the story. At the lead is a young … Continue reading

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Suburbicon (2017) Rated R

 In 1950s Suburban community a new family moves in, while an invasion on another has consequences. Starring Steve Monroe, Gavin Wilde, Landon Gordon, Julianne Moore, Matt Damon What did I just watch? This is a weird film. I don’t think they knew what … Continue reading

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Waco (Paramount) Rated TV-14

 The ATF and FBI standoff with the Branch Davidians in Waco, Texas in 1993. Starring  Michael Shannon, Taylor Kitsch, Julia Garner. This miniseries covers the standoff of the Branch Davidians against the ATF and the FBI. The miniseries doesn’t really … Continue reading

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Seeking Justice (2011) Rated R

 After his wife was assaulted, a husband looks to a vigilante group to retaliate only to find that they want something in return. Starring  Nicolas Cage, January Jones, Guy Pearce This film is entertaining if you don’t think about it much. … Continue reading

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The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (2017) Rated TV-MA

 An anthology series centered around America’s most notorious crimes and criminals. Starring Edgar Ramírez, Ricky Martin, Penélope Cruz, Darren Criss, Max Greenfield. The second series in this anthology takes on the murder of Versace. The story jumps from the murder of Versace to the … Continue reading

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Small Town Crime (2017) Rated R

An alcoholic ex-cop finds the body of a girl and becomes hell-bent on finding the killer. Along the way, he gets his family in trouble. Starring John Hawkes, Anthony Anderson, Octavia Spencer. A bit far-fetched and rushed at the end, but … Continue reading

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