Posts Tagged ‘crime’
Often emulated but never equaled, "Heat" isn't just a terrific crime epic. Its elegant, exciting examination of existential entropy elevates it to GOAT status.
Johnny Depp gives one of the most compelling and ferocious performances of his career as Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger in "Black Mass."
The incompetent trio of murderers is back with an even bigger plan, and even fewer brains than before.
There have been many pretenders to Sidney Lumet's vacant throne. Here is a thoroughly engrossing heir — with plenty of meat on its bones and ice in its veins.
Liam Neeson takes "A Walk Among the Tombstones," an interesting detour in his career as an action hero that is more suspenseful than savage.
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" is a film filled with fantastic performances, wrapped within a tepid and directionless story.