Tag Archives: greed

The 1980s: The Deadliest Decade (ID) Rated NR

The 1980s were a time of greed and glamour that involved murder. Starring Patrick Gallagher, Lance Coughlin, and Liam Higgins. This series showcases real life crime cases from the 1980s that involve murder. However, the title is misleading in that … Continue reading

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Money Monster (2016) Rated R

A financial TV host and his producer find themselves in a hostage situation with an investor. Starring George Clooney, Julia Roberts, and Jack O’Connell. Well, this film is a disappointment. It’s slow burning with lack of thrill. Mostly, the film consists of … Continue reading

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Saints & Sinners (Bounce) Rated TV-14

A Southern Baptist church and its community become involved with crime, lust, deceit, and greed. Starring Vanessa Bell Calloway, Clifton Powell, and Jasmine Burke. This is a disappointing show. First, just the idea that a church would become involved with … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, February 20, 2020

 The Call of the Wild (PG) Opens on Friday, February 21 Starring: Karen Gillan, Harrison Ford, Cara Gee, Dan Stevens A sled dog struggles for survival in the wilds of the Yukon.  Brahms: The Boy II (PG-13) Opens on Friday, … Continue reading

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King of Thieves (2018) Rated R

A group of aging crooks pulls off the biggest heist in their career until greed overtakes them. Starring Michael Caine, Charlie Cox, and Michael Gambon. The film is based on the true story of the Hatton Garden burglary. It’s slow … Continue reading

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The Vanishing (2018) Rated R

Three lighthouse keepers find gold that causes them to disappear. Starring Gerard Butler, Peter Mullan, and Connor Swindells. This is an interesting film. It looks at the greed of men and how that greed takes you down a dark hole. The … Continue reading

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New Summer TV Shows 2014

   Gang Related (FOX) A gang member is sent in to infiltrate the San Francisco Police Department and rise through its ranks who must balance his obligations to his crime family, the gang from his old neighborhood, with an increasing … Continue reading

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Frank Capra

 Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) Rated NR Stellar performances highlight this delightfully witty adaptation of the hit Broadway play about two dotty spinsters with a peculiar avocation: helping lonely old gents by poisoning them and burying them in the cellar. … Continue reading

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Joseph L. Mankiewicz

 All About Eve (1950) Rated G Writer-director Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s sharp script anchors this story about New York City theater life, with Bette Davis playing an aging Broadway diva who employs a starstruck fan as her assistant, only to learn … Continue reading

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Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

Rated NR The Treasure of the Sierra Madre has a slow start to the greed of man. John Huston wrote an incredible screenplay from the novel by B. Traven. It shows the slow down fall of man from greed and begs the question … Continue reading

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