Category Archives: Rated R

Fury (2014) Rated R

A tank commander makes tough decisions for his soldiers as they battle across Germany in 1945. Starring Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, and Logan Lerman. Fury covers the concept that war changes people. It doesn’t have the violence or even the … Continue reading

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Reclaim (2014) Rated R

A couple travels to Haiti to complete the adoption of their daughter but instead uncovers a scam that will risk their lives and their daughter’s life. Starring John Cusack, Ryan Phillippe, and Rachelle Lefevre. This film is not what I … Continue reading

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Midsommar (2019) Rated R

A couple on the verge of breaking up visits a rural town in Sweden during their mid-summer festival. Starring Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, and Vilhelm Blomgren. This is a bizarre film as the couple finds that the town is cult. … Continue reading

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Land Ho! (2014) Rated R

A couple of former brothers-in-law go on a road trip around Iceland. Starring Earl Lynn Nelson, Paul Eenhoorn, and Daníel Gylfason. This is a character film where we follow two former brothers-in-law, once married to two sisters, as they go … Continue reading

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My Cousin Vinny (1992) Rated R

Two New Yorkers are arrested and accused of murder in rural Alabama. One of them has a loud-mouth cousin who’s an inexperienced lawyer and represents them; although, he doesn’t have the southern charm. Starring Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio, and Marisa … Continue reading

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Gone Girl (2014) Rated R

When a wife disappears, the media focus surrounds her husband, wondering whether or not he is innocent. Based on the book by Gillian Flynn. Starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, and Neil Patrick Harris. This is a wonderful adaptation of the … Continue reading

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Boyhood (2014) Rated R

Boyhood follows the life of Mason from early adolescent to college age. Starring Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, and Elijah Smith. This film is experimental in the way it shows a character change as time goes by. It’s filmed over 12 … Continue reading

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Brothers (2009) Rated R

A young man comforts his brother’s wife and child after his brother is missing in action. Starring Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Natalie Portman. This film has brilliant performances from all three of the actors, Maguire, who plays the veteran … Continue reading

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Heleno (2011) Rated R

A biography of the life of Brazil’s soccer player, Heleno de Freitas. Starring Rodrigo Santoro, Alinne Moraes, and Angie Cepeda. This film tries to give an accurate presentation of the life of de Freitas. It’s shot in black and white, … Continue reading

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Inventing the Abbotts (1997) Rated R

Two working-class brothers court three wealthy sisters. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Billy Crudup, and Will Patton. This is a coming of age film set in 1957-1960 as two young men vie for the attentions of the three girls from a wealthy … Continue reading

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