Category Archives: Rated R

Wrath of Man (2021) Rated R

A man is hired by a cash truck company that moves hundreds of dollars around every week. Starring Jason Statham, Holt McCallany, and Rocci Williams. This is an interesting thriller. We have a character with a mysterious past and a … Continue reading

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Ulee’s Gold (1997) Rated R

Ulee is a beekeeper just trying to keep his family together, but his son’s cohorts have other ideas. Starring Peter Fonda, Patricia Richardson, and Christine Dunford. This film isn’t what I expected; it’s slow-paced films as the story unfolds. It … Continue reading

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The Virtuoso (2021) Rated R

  A professional assassin takes on a new job in a small sleepy town, and what follows is deception and murder. Starring Anson Mount, Abbie Cornish, and Anthony Hopkins. Anson Mount stars as the Virtuoso, the hitman, hired by Hopkins … Continue reading

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The Big Short (2015) Rated R

In 2006, a group of investors bet against the mortgage market, and while researching, they discover how corrupt the market really is. Starring Ryan Gosling, Rudy Eisenzopf, and Casey Groves. This film covers a topic that is not understandable for … Continue reading

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12 Monkeys (1995) Rated R

  In the future, a convict is sent back in time to find information about a manmade virus that wiped out most of the human population. Starring Joseph Melito, Bruce Willis, and Jon Seda. This film is the reason I … Continue reading

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Stand by Me (1986) Rated R

After a death of a friend, a group of friends heads off into the woods to find the body. Based on Stephen King’s short story, The Body. Starring Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, and Jerry O’Connell. This film is … Continue reading

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American History X (1998) Rated R

A former neo-Nazi tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same path as him. Starring Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, and Beverly D’Angelo. I was not impressed with this film. Neither the story or the characters pull you … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods (2015) Rated R

After twenty years living in England, Bill Bryson comes home and decides to hike the Appalachian Trail with his best friend, Stephen Katz. Based on the book by Bill Bryson. Starring Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, and Emma Thompson. A Walk … Continue reading

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Breaking News in Yuba County (2021) Rated R

A woman takes advantage of her celebrity status when her husband goes missing. Starring  Allison Janney, Mila Kunis, and Regina Hall. I actually enjoyed this farce of a tale. Allison Janney plays the woman whose husband disappeared and she rather … Continue reading

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Truth (2015) Rated R

The film tells the story of the 2004 60 Minutes report that investigated President George W. Bush’s military service and the criticism against the anchor Dan Rather, producer Mary Mapes, and their careers. Starring Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, and Topher Grace. … Continue reading

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