Category Archives: Rated R

Promised Land (2012) Rated R

 A sales man for a natural gas company experiences hard truths when visiting a small town.  Starring Matt Damon, Benjamin Sheeler, Terry Kinney, Hal Holbrook, Frances McDormand. This film takes on fracking (hydraulic fracturing) that has raised concerns over the safety of drilling. I knew … Continue reading

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Gangster Squad (2013) Rated R

 In 1949, Los Angeles is run by gangsters. To end the corruption, a team of cops take down the leader and work for peace in the city. Starring Sean Penn, Holt McCallany, Wade Williams, Josh Brolin. There are great reviews out there about this … Continue reading

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Broken City (2013) Rated R

 An ex-cop seeks redemption after being double crossed by his mayor. Starring  Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jeffrey Wright, Barry Pepper. Although it has great actors, this film was a complete disaster. It has a broken record story line, made worse with plot … Continue reading

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Hyde Park on the Hudson (2012) Rated R

A weekend at Hyde Park in 1939 where President Franklin Roosevelt, his wife Eleanor, his mistress Margaret “Daisy” Suckley, and the King and Queen of England all come for picnic. Starring Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Samuel West. On this particular weekend, … Continue reading

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The Matchmaker (1997) Rated R

An assistant to a senator, who is struggling with a re-election and trying to win over the Irish votes, is sent to Ireland to retrace the senator’s ancestors. Once there, she runs into more problems as a single lady in … Continue reading

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Kissing a Fool (1998) Rated R

 Max is about to marry Sam, but he is unsure of the relationship. So, he asks his best friend to seduce Sam to see if she’ll fall for him. Starring David Schwimmer, Jason Lee, Mili Avital, Bonnie Hunt, Judy Greer. This film is billed … Continue reading

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Henry’s Crime (2010) Rated R

Released from prison for a crime he didn’t commit, Henry plans to rob the bank he went to prison for. Starring Keanu Reeves, Judy Greer, Fisher Stevens, James Caan, Vera Farmiga. This film takes all of that you previously knew about bank robbery and turns … Continue reading

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Easy Money (2010) Rated R

JW becomes a drug runner in order to maintain his double life when his life becomes entwined with a fugitive on the run from the Serbian mafia and a mafia enforcer. Starring Joel Kinnaman, Matias Varela, Dragomir Mrsic. I’m sitting on the fence with this … Continue reading

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) Rated R

 A  centuries’ old vampire heads to London to seduce his lawyer’s fiancée. Based on the book, Dracula by Bram Stoker. Starring Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves, Cary Elwes, Billy Campbell, Sadie Frost. Francis Ford Coppola used old film techniques for his special effects, trying to … Continue reading

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Django Unchained (2012) Rated R

With help from a bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a plantation owner. Starring Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson. I’m not usually a Quentin Tarantino fan but there are ones that I enjoy … Continue reading

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