Tag Archives: partners

The Frozen Ground (2013) Rated TV-MA

A state trooper partners with a woman who escapes from the serial killer, Robert Hansen. Based on actual events. Starring Nicolas Cage, Vanessa Hudgens, and John Cusack. This film is based on a true story. It’s not a documentary, but … Continue reading

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Amour (2012) Rated PG-13

Two retired musicians’ love is tested when one of them has a stroke. Starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert. Amour is the story of a couple whose love sustains them as age and illness wear away at their bodies. This … Continue reading

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Stolen (2012) Rated R

A former thief searches for his missing daughter. Starring Nicolas Cage, Josh Lucas, Danny Huston, Malin Akerman. This film is like a re-imagined Taken. Of course, there isn’t an ex-CIA agent in this film, just a former thief. The thief … Continue reading

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Secret Summer (2016) Rated TV-PG

An appraiser’s client wants to buy out a small town library. She heads to the town to close up the deal, and meets a local writer. Starring Lindsey Shaw, Derek Theler, Chiara Aurelia, Emily Rose, Lucas Bryant, Isaiah Washington. Wow, this … Continue reading

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Elementary (CBS) Rated TV-14

 Sherlock Holmes now lives in New York City and finds a sober companion in Joan Watson. Starring  Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan Quinn. This is an enjoyable spin on Sherlock Holmes.  I admit, I was a little apprehensive about … Continue reading

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One-Eyed Jacks (1961) Rated NR

After a bank robbery, the two partners go on the run. One takes the money and leaves the other to get caught. Once he gets out of prison, he goes after he’s partner. Starring Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Katy Jurado … Continue reading

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Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) Rated R

Riggs and Murtaugh go after South African diplomats who use their immunity to run criminal activity. Starring Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci This film in the Lethal Weapon series lightens up a bit. It’s rare when a sequel can improve … Continue reading

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End of Watch (2012) Rated R

End of Watch follows the daily grind of two police officers who are friends and partners. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Natalie Martinez, Anna Kendrick, Frank Grillo, America Ferrera Shot documentary style to give it a gritty look. The only … Continue reading

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