Tag Archives: addiction

Wetlands (2017) Rated NR

A cop who has battled a heroin addiction relocates to Atlantic City where he starts a new life and restores his relationship with his daughter. Starring Heather Graham, Jennifer Ehle, Anthony Mackie, and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. While watching this film, I … Continue reading

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Patrick Melrose (2018) Rated TV-MA

Following the death of his father, Patrick Melrose tries to overcome his addictions and demons that stem from his abusive father and indifferent mother. Based on the book by Edward St Aubyn. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Sebastian Maltz. … Continue reading

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Shame (2011) Rated NC-17

Brandon has his sexual addiction under control until his sister comes to stay. Starring Michael Fassbender, Lucy Walters, Mari-Ange Ramirez, Carey Mulligan. All the talk during the 2011-2012 award season, as Shame racked up the awards, wasn’t about how good the … Continue reading

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Perfect High (2015) Rated TV-14

Amanda, the perfect teen, gets introduced to prescription drug-sharing from her friends, which of course escalates to a heroin addiction.  Inspired by a true story. Starring Bella Thorne, Ross Butler, Daniela Bobadilla This film reminded me of those after school … Continue reading

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