Category Archives: Rated R

Driven (2018) Rated R

A drama about John DeLorean and his friendship with Jim Hoffman, an FBI informant. Starring Erin Moriarty, Lee Pace, and Jason Sudeikis. I’m not sure how much truth there is to this story, but the film doesn’t have the best … Continue reading

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Booksmart (2019) Rated R

Two academic-minded friends realize they should have partied more through high school. Starring Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, and Jessica Williams. This film tries to be a story about acceptance and high school angst, but it’s really about doing whatever you … Continue reading

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Neighbors (2014) Rated R

A fraternity house moves in next door to a family, and they have to learn to live in peace. Starring Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, and Elise Vargas. This film isn’t that funny, which isn’t surprising. It tries to capitalize on … Continue reading

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Gamer (2009) Rated R

In the future, inmates fight in a mind-control game where if they win, they will be set free. Starring Gerard Butler, Amber Valletta, and Michael C. Hall. This film is chaotic. It’s action-packed from start to finish, but there isn’t … Continue reading

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They Came Together (2014) Rated R

A small business owner is about to lose her business to a big corporation. Starring Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, and Bill Hader. A take of A Shop Around the Corner with romantic comedy spoofs does not sync together at all. … Continue reading

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Pet Sematary (2019) Rated R

A doctor and his wife move to rural Maine with their family, where they discovered a hidden burial ground. Starring Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, and John Lithgow. This is not a scary remake. There was no meaning to the Pascow … Continue reading

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The Immigrant (2013) Rated R

In 1921, an immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque in order to rescue her sister from Ellis Island. Starring Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, and Jeremy Renner. This film is stunning and brilliantly written. Cotillard plays the immigrant … Continue reading

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Jersey Boys (2014) Rated R

The story of four boys from the wrong side of the tracks who join to form the group, The Four Seasons. Starring Vincent Piazza, John Lloyd Young, and Steve Schirripa. I saw the Broadway show of this film a year … Continue reading

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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) Rated R

The adventures of a concierge of a legendary hotel in the fictional country of the Republic of Zubrowka. Starring Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, and Mathieu Amalric. I have to say that I wasn’t expecting to see what I saw … Continue reading

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In Secret (2013) Rated R

A woman in Paris in the 1860s embarks on an affair that has its consequences. Starring Elizabeth Olsen, Oscar Isaac, and Tom Felton. This film should have been better than it was. The storyline is intriguing, and the first part … Continue reading

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