Category Archives: Crime

Richard Jewell (2019) Rated R

American security guard, Richard Jewell, goes from hero to suspect in the 1996 Centennial Park bombing. Starring Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, and Brandon Stanley. This film showcases how the 1996 Centennial Park bombing transformed Jewell’s life. Jewell was always … Continue reading

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Las Vegas (NBC) Rated TV-14

This series follows the surveillance team and the lives of those that run the Montecito Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Starring Josh Duhamel, James Lesure, and Vanessa Marcil. This show is a fast-paced story about the goings-on in a … Continue reading

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Basic (2003) Rated R

 A DEA agent investigates the disappearance of a drill sergeant and his cadets during a training exercise.  Starring John Travolta, Connie Nielsen, Samuel L. Jackson This film takes us on a journey that has lots of twists and turns. You … Continue reading

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Bandolero! (1968) Rated PG-13

Mace Bishop comes to town as a hangman in order to save his brother from the gallows. The brothers run to Mexico as the authorities track them down and into a gunfight. Starring James Stewart, Dean Martin, and Raquel Welch. … Continue reading

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The Atlanta Child Murders (ID) Rated TV-14

Between 1979 and 1981, 29 African American children went missing and were found dead in Atlanta. Starring Dion Graham, Echefulam Madubuike, and Campbell Cox. This miniseries is well done. We have interviews with family members, police officers, and the press. … Continue reading

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Wild Horses (2015) Rated R

A detective opens a missing boy case and believes the local rancher is involved. Starring Robert Duvall, James Franco, and Darien Willardson. This isn’t the best film. The story is intriguing, but there are continuity issues as well as plot … Continue reading

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Hollywoodland (2006) Rated R

A detective investigates the death of actor George Reeves, who played Superman in Adventures of Superman. Starring Adrien Brody, Diane Lane, and Ben Affleck. This is a brilliant film noir. The fractural presentation of the story bounces between Reeves’ life … Continue reading

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Almost Paradise (WGN) Rated NR

A former DEA agent moves to the Philippines to retire as an owner of a gift store. Starring Arthur Acuña, Nonie Buencamino, and Christian Kane. This show has a good premise, and I think they could have fun telling the … Continue reading

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Up and Vanished (Oxygen) Rated TV-14

Based on Payne Lindsey’s podcast that follows leads in missing person cold cases. Starring Dylan Mattina, Bonnie Jean, Mark Krenik, and Payne Lindsey. This one should have been a good show, but alas, it is not. The two hosts are … Continue reading

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Blindspot (NBC) Rated TV-14

A Jane Doe is found in New York city, nude, and with a body full of tattoos. Starring Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander, and Rob Brown. Surprisingly, I was not overly impressed with this series. I thought the premise wasn’t as … Continue reading

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