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.
Despite a lengthy runtime and some uneven storytelling, "Red2," is still a must own this holiday season.
"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" is a masterful piece of forgotten cinema blending American noir aesthetics with French stylization.
This, the fourth and final piece of the "West Memphis Three" puzzle, is as inspirational as it is devastating.
“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.
The Rock serves up some vigilante justice in "Snitch." Unfortunately, the schizophrenic plot muddles any and all potential for social commentary.