Tag Archives: victim

Retaliation (2017) Rated R

An adult victim of childhood sexual abuse confronts his past. Starring Alex Ferns, Orlando Bloom, and Janet Montgomery. This is not a very clean script. It’s a very difficult film to watch, and I’m sure it was difficult to make with the … Continue reading

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Cleveland Abduction (2015) Rated TV-14

A single mother is the first victim of kidnapper Ariel Castro and spends 11 years in captivity before she is rescued. Starring Taryn Manning, Raymond Cruz, and Katie Sarife. This film is based on the true story of Michelle Knight, … Continue reading

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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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Motive (ABC) Rated TV-PG

 A Vancouver homicide detective tracks down killers by motive. Starring Kristin Lehman, Louis Ferreira, Brendan Penny, Lauren Holly. I was not impressed with this show, although the premise was  intriguing. In it, a detective tracks down killers by discovering their motives behind each murder. … Continue reading

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Law Abiding Citizen (2009) Rated R

A frustrated man goes after the legal system involved in his case after the criminals  are set free. Starring Jamie Foxx, Gerard Butler, Colm Meaney, Regina Hall Even with all the twist and turns of this film, which was intriguing … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Murder (1959) Rated NR

A murder trial has the defendant pleading temporary insanity due to the victim raped his wife. Based on the book Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver. Traver was the pseudonym for Supreme Court justice John D. Voelker, who based the … Continue reading

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Halloween Films 2011

 The Amityville Horror (1979) Rated R This 1979 chiller is based on the reportedly true story of George Lutz and his wife, Kathleen, who move into their Long Island dream house with their children. But the Lutz’s lives turn into … Continue reading

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New Shows This Fall on TV 2011

 Person of Interest (CBS) Burned-out spy John Reese is recruited by the hyper-intellectual Finch to use secretly generated results to intervene in the lives of people who are soon to be involved in violence, although it’s up to Reese to learn … Continue reading

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