Category Archives: Mysteries

Under the Dome (CBS) Rated TV-14

 A mysterious force surrounds the small town of Chester’s Mill, Maine. Trapping the people inside from the outside world, they must learn from each other to understand the dome they live under. Based on the book by Stephen King.  Starring Mike … 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 Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1986) Rated NR

 In the 1840s, two boys get into mischief with body snatchers and girls. Based on the book by Mark Twain. Starring Simon Hinton, Scott Higgins, Jane Harders, Michael Pate. A brilliant, animated rendition of a classic story, this film is perfect for children. It’s … Continue reading

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Unlocked (2017) Rated R

 A CIA interrogator unknowingly gets involved with a plot of a biological attack. Starring Noomi Rapace, Orlando Bloom, Toni Collette, John Malkovich, Michael Douglas. I really enjoyed this film. Although the twists and turns it took were not surprising, they added intrigue to the story. The script … Continue reading

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Motive (ABC) Rated TV-PG

 A Vancouver homicide detective tracks down killers by motive. Starring Kristin Lehman, Louis Ferreira, Brendan Penny, Lauren Holly. I was not impressed with this show, although the premise was  intriguing. In it, a detective tracks down killers by discovering their motives behind each murder. … Continue reading

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Abduction (2011) Rated PG-13

A young man sets out to discover the truth about his past when he notices his baby picture on a missing child website. Starring Jake Andolina, Oriah Acima Andrews, Ken Arnold, Maria Bello, Lily Collins,  Taylor Lautner, Alfred Molina, Sigourney Weaver. … Continue reading

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Get Out (2017) Rated R

A young African American man visits his white girlfriend’s family for the weekend, where all is not what it seems. Starring  Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford. This film uses the race card to create a horror film, … Continue reading

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Awakening the Zodiac (2017) Rated R

A couple discovers some film reels from the Zodiac killer. Starring Shane West, Leslie Bibb, Matt Craven. This film is an interesting take on the Zodiac crime spree. Two storage unit collectors gain possession of a unit formally owned by … Continue reading

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A Cure for Wellness (2016) Rated R

A young executive is sent to a wellness center in the Swiss Alps to retrieve his company’s CEO and return to New York. Starring Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth. This thriller explores questions regarding the cure for wellness. The … Continue reading

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After All These Years (2013) Rated NR

A woman is wrongfully accused of murdering her ex-husband. She sets out to find the real killer before she is arrested on the day of his funeral. Starring Wendie Malick, Andrea Martin, Martha Burns. This Hallmark movie has a perfect … Continue reading

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