Category Archives: Rated R

The Wife (2017) Rated R

A wife questions the life she has led when her husband wins the Nobel Prize for Literature. Based on the book by Meg Wolitzer. Starring Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, and Max Irons. The film is a character study of a woman … Continue reading

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Blue Caprice (2013) Rated R

A boy is drawn to America and a dangerous father figure, inspired by the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks. Starring Tequan Richmond, April Yvette Thompson, and Isaiah Washington. This film tells the story of Lee Malvo and John Allen Muhammad, how they met, how … Continue reading

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A Simple Favor (2018) Rated R

Stephanie, a single mother with a vlog, befriends Emily, a classy, snobbish mother whose child is in the same class as Stephanie’s. When Emily goes missing, Stephanie tries to uncover what happened to her. Based on the book by Darcey … Continue reading

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Nebraska (2013) Rated R

A father and son take a road trip from Montana to Nebraska to claim a Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize. Starring Bruce Dern, Will Forte, and June Squibb. Nebraska brings great characters to the picture. It also brings forth the realistic heartbreak … Continue reading

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We Own the Night (2007) Rated R

Two brothers on opposite sides of the law come together to take down Russian Mafia hitmen. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Eva Mendes, and Danny Hoch. This film is a great character-driven thriller, as two brothers divided by the law come together to … Continue reading

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The Vanishing (2018) Rated R

Three lighthouse keepers find gold that causes them to disappear. Starring Gerard Butler, Peter Mullan, and Connor Swindells. This is an interesting film. It looks at the greed of men and how that greed takes you down a dark hole. The … Continue reading

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Intruders (2011) Rated R

Two children in different countries are visited by a faceless intruder set to possess them. Starring Clive Owen, Carice van Houten, and Daniel Brühl. This is an interesting horror film. I rather liked it even though it doesn’t bring anything new … Continue reading

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Adult World (2013) Rated R

 A college graduate who believes she is destined to be a great poet is forced to work in an adult shop while being mentored by the reclusive writer, Rat Billings. Starring Emma Roberts, Summer Shelton, and Chris Riggi. This film isn’t … Continue reading

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Mile 22 (2018) Rated R

An American intelligence officer with a tactical command unit tries to smuggle a police officer with sensitive information 22 miles outside of  Indonesia. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Lauren Cohan, and Iko Uwais. This film’s non-stop action makes it hard to catch the … Continue reading

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RoboCop (1987) Rated R

In the distant future, in a dystopian and crime-ridden Detroit, an injured cop returns to the force as a cyborg. Starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, and Dan O’Herlihy. This is a great sci-fi movie. We have a future world that is … Continue reading

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