Category Archives: Rated R

Sicario (2015) Rated R

An FBI agent is called into a government task force that is fighting the war on drugs at the Mexican-United States border. Starring Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, and Josh Brolin. This film takes us into the world of drug smuggling. We … Continue reading

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Retaliation (2017) Rated R

An adult victim of childhood sexual abuse confronts his past. Starring Alex Ferns, Orlando Bloom, and Janet Montgomery. This is not a very clean script. It’s a very difficult film to watch, and I’m sure it was difficult to make with the … Continue reading

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Street Smart (1987) Rated R

A New York journalist lies about a fake pimp but is actually describing a real pimp that’s up for murder. Starring Christopher Reeve, Kathy Baker, and Mimi Rogers. This film is a brilliant story of life on the streets. It represents … Continue reading

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Becky (2020) Rated R

A teenager goes for a weekend getaway with her father that turns to disaster when a group of convicts interrupts the family weekend. Starring Lulu Wilson, Kevin James, and Joel McHale. This film is compelling. It doesn’t have much of … Continue reading

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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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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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Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) Rated R

A spy organization recruits a street smart kid into their training program. Starring Adrian Quinton, Colin Firth, and Mark Strong. This is one of the best spy films that I have seen. It’s action-packed with a great story to go … Continue reading

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The Grudge (2020) Rated R

A house is cursed by a vengeful ghost who dooms anyone who enters to death. Starring Tara Westwood, Junko Bailey, and David Lawrence Brown. This film is a remake of a remake (2004) of the original 2002 Japanese film. However, … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) Rated R

A literature student meets a billionaire who changes her life. Based on the book by E.L. James.  Starring Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, and Jennifer Ehle. Since the phenomenon of the Fifty Shades of Grey book craze, I’ve tried reading the … Continue reading

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Mortdecai (2015) Rated R

Charlie Mortdecai races to recover a stolen painting that would lead him to lost gold, and all the while, law enforcement is on his tail. Based on the books, Mortdecai Trilogy, by Kyril Bonfiglioli. Starring Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, and … Continue reading

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