Tag Archives: law

We Own the Night (2007) Rated R

Two brothers on opposite sides of the law come together to take down Russian Mafia hitmen. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Eva Mendes, and Danny Hoch. This film is a great character-driven thriller, as two brothers divided by the law come together to … Continue reading

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Dallas Buyers Club (2013) Rated R

In 1985, when Ron Woodroof is diagnosed with AIDS, he discovers that he’ll have to buck the system to get the drugs he needs for himself as well as others who are diagnosed with the disease. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, … Continue reading

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Drinks, Crime and Prohibition (Smithsonian) Rated TV-PG

A miniseries highlights the pros and cons of the American Prohibition. Starring Branford Parker. I thought this miniseries did a fine job taking on the different parts of the American Prohibition and explaining the reasons behind it. The series covers the … Continue reading

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Yellowstone (Paramount) Rated TV-MA

A ranching family fights to protect their land as others infringe on it. Starring Kevin Costner, Luke Grimes, and Kelly Reilly. Paramount revives and updates the classic western plot with this new series. There’s no denying that Kevin Costner knows how to … Continue reading

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Reverie (NBC) Rated TV-14

A hostage negotiator works to retrieve people who are lost in a virtual reality program. Starring Sarah Shahi, Dennis Haysbert, and Sendhil Ramamurthy. This show brings a thriller to the small screen. Mara Kint heads into the virtual reality program to find … Continue reading

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Call Me By Your Name (2017) Rated R

In the 1980s, a teen in Italy falls for an older man. Based on the book by André Aciman. Starring Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, and Michael Stuhlbarg. This film left a bad taste in my mouth. The premise of the film … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Based on a novel, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated R, reviews, Romance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Blacklist (NBC) Rated TV-14

A new FBI profiler is asked to be on a case when a criminal who has been able to avoid the law for years starts asking for her. Starring Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix, James Spader. This show has a lot of … Continue reading

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The Invisible War (2012) Rated NR

A documentary that investigates the rape cases of soldiers in the US Military.  Starring Amy Ziering, Kirby Dick, Kori Cioca. This film covers a handful of sexual assault cases. The victims talk about joining the service, their lives prior to the assault, … Continue reading

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God’s Not Dead 2 (2016) Rated PG

After a teacher answers a question about Jesus in class, her response gets her in trouble. Starring Maria Canals-Barrera, Pat Boone, Robin Givens, Melissa Joan Hart, Jesse Metcalfe, Sadie Robertson, David A.R. White. This film  is an accurate reflection of … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, August 4, 2015

 The Divergent Series: Insurgent (PG-13) Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side. Starring Kate Winslet, Jai Courtney, … Continue reading

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