Posts Tagged ‘crime’
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ReelBob: Black Mass

Johnny Depp gives one of the most compelling and ferocious performances of his career as Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger in "Black Mass."
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The dystopia is now.

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Horrible Bosses 2

The incompetent trio of murderers is back with an even bigger plan, and even fewer brains than before.
Jessica Chastain stars as Anna Morales in A24's "A Most Violent Year," written and directed by J.C. Chandor

A Most Violent Year

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 stars in "A Walk Among the Tombstones" (2014).

A Walk Among the Tombstones

Liam Neeson takes "A Walk Among the Tombstones," an interesting detour in his career as an action hero that is more suspenseful than savage.
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Class of 1994: “The Shadow”

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.

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American Hustle

"American Hustle" is a film filled with fantastic performances, wrapped within a tepid and directionless story.
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Red 2

Despite a lengthy runtime and some uneven storytelling, "Red2," is still a must own this holiday season.

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We’re the Millers

"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.
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Two Men in Manhattan

"Two Men in Manhattan" is a masterful piece of forgotten cinema blending American noir aesthetics with French stylization.

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West of Memphis

This, the fourth and final piece of the "West Memphis Three" puzzle, is as inspirational as it is devastating.
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Bullet to the Head

“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.

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

The Purge

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.