Category Archives: Rated R

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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Young Guns (1988) Rated R

A group of young men, lead by Billy the Kid, hunt down the killers of the rancher who was their benefactor. Starring Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Charlie Sheen, Dermot Mulroney, Jack Palance, Terry O’Quinn. Young Guns tells … Continue reading

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127 Hours (2010) Rated R

A mountain climber gets trapped and must resort to desperate measures to survive. Based on the book, Between a Rock and a Hard Place by  Aron Ralston. Starring James Franco, Kate Mara, Amber Tamblyn, Treat Williams. This film is intense! … Continue reading

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Safety Not Guaranteed (2012) Rated R

A reporter investigates an ad placed in the paper for a companion to time travel. Starring Aubrey Plaza, Lauren Carlos, Basil Harris, Jake Johnson. This film was not what I expected at all. It is very well written with well-rounded … Continue reading

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Zero Dark Thirty (2012) Rated R

A chronicle of the hunt of Osama bin Laden after September 11th through his death by the Navy S.E.A.L.’s Team 6. Starring Jason Clarke, Reda Kateb, Jessica Chastain, Kyle Chandler, Jennifer Ehle, Harold Perrineau. A truthful, riveting account of the … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades Darker (2017) Rated R

In this second film of the Fifty Shades series, Christian continues to wrestle with his demons, and Anastasia gets a new job and confronts Christian’s previous women. Starring Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eric Johnson, Kim Basinger, Marcia Gay Harden. I … Continue reading

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Silence (2016) Rated R

Two Portugese Jesuit priests go to Japan in search of their missing mentor during the mid 1600’s. Starring Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson, Issei Ogata, Yosuke Kubozuka. With hauntingly beautiful cinematography and a deliberate pace, director Martin Scorcese crafts … Continue reading

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Stuck Between Stations (2011) Rated R

Former high school classmates meet up again during a night of partying. Starring Sam Rosen, Zoe Lister-Jones, Michael Imperioli, Josh Hartnett. This film may have been a labor of love, but love isn’t enough to salvage this meandering film. In … Continue reading

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Miss Sloane (2016) Rated R

Elizabeth Sloane is a lobbyist who is willing to break the rules to get the results that she wants. Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jessica Chastain, Michael Stuhlbarg, Mark Strong, John Lithgow, Alison Pill, Sam Waterston. I have mixed feelings about this … Continue reading

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Paranormal Activity 4 (2012) Rated R

When a woman and her child move into the neighborhood, strange things start to happen. Starring Katie Featherston, Kathryn Newton, Matt Shively. The Paranormal Activity franchise is one that uses cheap thrills to make you think there is more to … Continue reading

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