Posts Tagged ‘crime’

Class of 1994: “The Shadow”

by Nick Rogerson June 30, 2014
Despite episodic fits and starts of nostalgic glee, "The Shadow" is a temperamental trinket without the temerity to truly explore its hero's dark side.

American Hustle

by Joe Donohueon March 18, 2014
"American Hustle" is a film filled with fantastic performances, wrapped within a tepid and directionless story.

Red 2

by Joe Donohueon November 24, 2013
Despite a lengthy runtime and some uneven storytelling, "Red2," is still a must own this holiday season.

We’re the Millers

by Joe Donohueon November 17, 2013
"We're the Millers" may travel the same beaten path as previous road trip movies, but it's sure to tickle your funny bone more than once.

Two Men in Manhattan

by Patrick Mitchellon September 17, 2013
"Two Men in Manhattan" is a masterful piece of forgotten cinema blending American noir aesthetics with French stylization.

West of Memphis

by Patrick Mitchellon August 8, 2013
This, the fourth and final piece of the "West Memphis Three" puzzle, is as inspirational as it is devastating.

Bullet to the Head

by Joe Donohueon July 30, 2013
“Bullet to the Head” is a pretty fitting title for Sly’s latest because that was all I wanted by the time the credits started.


by Patrick Mitchellon June 10, 2013
The Rock serves up some vigilante justice in "Snitch." Unfortunately, the schizophrenic plot muddles any and all potential for social commentary.

The Purge

by Nick Rogerson June 6, 2013
A shotgun marriage between real and fictional fearmongering that invites you to the wedding, lets you decide on which side to sit, and definitely omits a sermon.

Identity Thief

by Joe Donohueon June 2, 2013
Overall "Identity Thief" is an enjoyable movie and a great way to spend a Friday night. Don't expect anything new, but do expect to laugh.