The Tax Collector
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The Tax Collector

David Ayer? Check. Shia LaBeouf? Check. Who doesn’t want to watch that film? Ayer has been associated with so many films that I’ve enjoyed – The Fast and the Furious, Training Day, S.W.A.T., End of […]

Paydirt
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Paydirt

Brain: Want to watch a low-budget crime flick? Me: Not Really. Brain: It stars Val Kilmer! Me: Sign me up! That roughly sums up the inner dialogue I had with myself when I first heard […]

Arkansas
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Arkansas

“Hey, want to watch a movie with Liam Hemsworth, Clark Duke, Vince Vaughn, John Malkovich, and Vivica A. Fox?” “Um… of course!” That’s what went through my head when I first heard about Arkansas, a movie […]

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True History of the Kelly Gang

I was having a conversation the other day about Quentin Tarantino films and commented, to everyone’s surprise, that I really enjoyed The Hateful Eight, because I’ve always enjoyed westerns. It’s a genre my dad enjoys […]

The Night Clerk
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The Night Clerk

The description of The Night Clerk made me think that I knew exactly what to expect. It seemed like a very straight forward film. I can’t say that I was super excited to see the movie, […]

Mob Town
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Mob Town

I’ve always been a sucker for a good mob movie and I enjoy true stories, so when I heard about Mob Town, it just made sense since it combined two of my favourites. The film […]

Domino
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Domino (2019)

Domino has all the pieces it needs to be a great film – Brian De Palma directing, multiple Game of Thrones stars in the cast, and a plot filled with terrorism and intrigue – all it […]

The Highwaymen
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The Highwaymen

Romance… Mystery… Intrigue… For some reason, we, as a society, are fascinated by outlaws – Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, Billy the Kid, Bonnie and Clyde. These criminals are romanticized, idolized, and treated as heroes […]

Finding Steve McQueen
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Finding Steve McQueen

Finding Steve McQueen tells the “true story” of the 1972 heist of the United California Bank in Laguna Niguel by a gang from Youngstown, Ohio. I wrap true story in quotes because there’s clearly differences […]