Crime

Ida Red

Ida Red has a highly recognizable cast. That’s probably the biggest draw to the film because the synopsis doesn’t do it justice. The film is actually pretty good, but you need to dig a little […]

Crime

Snakehead

The film is inspired by the true life of Sister Ping, I was fascinated by the woman behind the mass migration of the Fujianese community to America. Sadly I never got the opportunity to meet […]

Comedy

First Date

When I showed my wife the trailer for First Date, she asked if I was sure it was a modern movie, she thought it felt like it was from the late 90s. We’ve seen, during the […]

Crime

Coming 2 America

I was excited when I first heard about Coming 2 America. I remember loving the first film when I was younger and I’ve always been a huge fan of Eddie Murphy. In preparation, I rewatched the […]

Crime

Echo Boomers

As the credits rolled, my wife and I looked at each other and asked what we had just watched. Echo Boomers feels like it will never end. It’s not that it is a bad movie – […]

The Tax Collector
Crime

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 […]

Crime

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, […]