Category Archives: Rated R

The Fifth Estate (2013) Rated R

The story of Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, as Wikileaks exposes deceptions and corruptions of power. Starring Peter Capaldi, David Thewlis, and Anatole Taubman. Benedict Cumberbatch plays the founder, Julian Assange. I have to say it was an interesting portrayal. Cumberbatch portrays him … Continue reading

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Thanks for Sharing (2012) Rated R

A romantic comedy where a group of sex addicts tries to navigate the world of romance while trying to refrain from making the wrong choices. Starring Mark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins, and Gwyneth Paltrow. This film goes beyond a romantic comedy; it’s … Continue reading

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A Happening of Monumental Proportions (2017) Rated R

It’s career day at an elementary school, and a group of students finds themselves caught in a plot of sex, lies and a dead body. Starring Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Garner, and Storm Reid. This is one of the worst films I … Continue reading

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Fruitvale Station (2013) Rated R

Based on the true story of Oscar Grant III’s last day before he was fatality shot at the Fruitvale Station in 2008. Starring Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, and Octavia Spencer. I have mixed feelings about this film. At times, I thought … Continue reading

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This is Martin Bonner (2013) Rated R

Martin Bonner has moved to Nevada from the East Coast, leaving behind his children and the life he built for two decades. Starring Paul Eenhoorn, Demetrius Grosse, and Tom Plunkett. This is one of those films that gives you a glimpse … Continue reading

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Prince Avalanche (2013) Rated R

Two highway workers take a job outside of the city where they find misadventures and growing tension. Starring Paul Rudd, Emile Hirsch, and Lance LeGault. This is one of those movies that can be rather enjoyable if you don’t expect too … Continue reading

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Drinking Buddies (2013) Rated R

Co-workers at a brewery spend their nights and weekends drinking and flirting until they go away for a change. Starring  Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson, and Anna Kendrick. This film revolves around drinking; there isn’t much of a point to the … Continue reading

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We’re the Millers (2013) Rated R

A pot dealer creates a fake family to move a large shipment of weed from Mexico to the U.S. Starring Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, and Emma Roberts. This film is funnier than I expected. I’m not one for potty humor, and … Continue reading

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) Rated R

The drug war across the Mexican border has escalated to terrorists crossing the border. To fight them, FBI agent Matt Graver reteams with mercurial Alejandro. Starring Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, and Isabela Moner. This film has the same taste that the … Continue reading

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The Numbers Station (2013) Rated R

A disgraced black ops agent is sent to a numbers station to protect a code operator. Starring John Cusack, Malin Akerman, and Liam Cunningham. I loved this movie more than the other critics have. It’s not really an action film; it’s … Continue reading

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