Tag Archives: violence

Lawless (2012) Rated R

Set in the 1930s, three bootlegging brothers are confronted by a new deputy and other authorities who threaten their profits. Based on the book, The Wettest County in the World by Matt Bondurant. Starring Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Jason Clarke, Guy … Continue reading

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Roots (2016) Rated PG-13

An adaption of Alex Haley’s book, Roots: The Saga of an American Family. Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Malachi Kirby, Forest Whitaker, Laurence Fishburne, Babs Olusanmokun, Daphne Videau. Having watched the original Roots miniseries, I came expecting the same intensity and … Continue reading

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The Last Kingdom (BBC) Rated TV-MA

The year is 872, England is being invaded by the Danes. A Saxon nobleman is captured by the Danes and brought up as one of them. Now, his loyalties are tested trying to forge his country into a new future. … Continue reading

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The Outsiders (1983) Rated PG-13

Tensions rise between two rival gangs when one gang’s member kills another member from the opposing gang. Based on  the adaptation of the book by the same name, written  by S. E. Hinton. Starring C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph … Continue reading

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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013) Rated PG-13

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela’s life from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa. Based on the book by Nelson Mandela. Starring Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge … Continue reading

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The Following (FOX) Rated TV-14

A FBI agent tracks down a serial killer that uses Edgar Allen Poe as his guide. When in prison the killer gains a following of copycat killers. The agent, now has to track down the copycats. Starring Kevin Bacon, Shawn … Continue reading

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New Shows on Tv Fall 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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Elle Fanning

 Babel (2006) Rated R When an American couple vacationing in Morocco fall victim to a random act of violence, a series of events unfolds across four countries that demonstrates both the necessity and impossibility of human communication. Director Alejandro González Iñárritu … Continue reading

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The Man From Laramie (1955)

Rated NR Great Story. Beautifully filmed. I relished in James Stewart’s performance but I must say that Arthur Kennedy took the show. His performance almost out shines Stewart’s. This film isn’t your average Western. It’s more of a mystery or … Continue reading

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The Condemned (2007)

Rated R If you are squeamish about violence this film isn’t for you. I had to watch it most with my hands covering my eyes. It is not an easy watch. I liked the story line of having a reality show getting … Continue reading

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