Tag Archives: crime

Dead Man Down (2013) Rated TV-14

A crime lord’s right-hand man and a woman seek revenge. Starring Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace, and Terrence Howard. This film is supposed to be a thriller noir. The film doesn’t know what it is; it flows from being a romance to … Continue reading

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Shoot the Messenger (WGN) Rated TV-MA

A young journalist working on her first murder case becomes embroiled in the case. Starring  Elyse Levesque, Lucas Bryant, Lyriq Bent. This is a gritty crime drama that sucks you right into the story. At the lead is a young … Continue reading

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The Central Park Five (2012) Rated NR

This documentary examines the rape of a woman in Central Park in 1989 for which five black and Latino boys were convicted. Years later, a serial rapist confessed to the crime. Starring Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Kharey Wise, Matias Reyes. This is … Continue reading

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Henry’s Crime (2010) Rated R

Released from prison for a crime he didn’t commit, Henry plans to rob the bank he went to prison for. Starring Keanu Reeves, Judy Greer, Fisher Stevens, James Caan, Vera Farmiga. This film takes all of that you previously knew about bank robbery and turns … Continue reading

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Awakening the Zodiac (2017) Rated R

A couple discovers some film reels from the Zodiac killer. Starring Shane West, Leslie Bibb, Matt Craven. This film is an interesting take on the Zodiac crime spree. Two storage unit collectors gain possession of a unit formally owned by … Continue reading

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Trial & Error (NBC) Rated TV-NR

A series that spoofs crime shows. A lawyer from the Northeast has his first case in a murder trial where a poetry professor is accused of killing his wife. Starring Nicholas D’Agosto, Jayma Mays, Steven Boyer, Krysta Rodriguez, Sherri Shepherd, John Lithgow. … Continue reading

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Last Ride (2009) Rated NR

A boy travels across Australia with his dad, who is wanted for a violent crime. Based on the novel by Denise Young. Starring Hugo Weaving, Tom Russell, Anita Hegh. Brilliant acting, gorgeous cinematography, and a compelling story line make this … Continue reading

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The Killing of JonBenet: The Truth Uncovered (A&E) Rated TV-14

Re-examination of key evidence and new information of the murder of JonBenét Ramsey. This show takes the Ramseys’ side and talks about evidence that points to an intruder who committed this crime. It’s interesting to watch, but I don’t believe that … Continue reading

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Ben-Hur (2016) Rated PG-13

Ben-Hur is a wealthy man who is falsely accused of a crime. He returns home to seek revenge but finds redemption. Starring Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro. I’m not really a fan of remakes and, although this film does … Continue reading

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Dead Silent (ID) Rated TV-14

A crime show that reenacts murders (actual and attempted) performed in remote areas. Starring Mark Holliway, Alex Zuko, Curtis Wyatt III. Wow, this show really makes you feel like you are walking in the victims footsteps, as they retrace the … Continue reading

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