Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tag: Crime

Kajillionaire (2020)

Title: Kajillionaire
Rating: R
Directed by: Miranda July
Written by: Miranda July
Starring: Evan Rachel Wood, Gina Rodriguez, Richard Jenkins, and Debra Winger
Release Date: 9/25/2020
Running Time: 106 minutes

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Con-artists Theresa (Debra Winger) and Robert (Richard Jenkins) have spent 26 years training their only daughter, Old Dolio (Evan Rachel Wood), to swindle, scam, and steal at every opportunity. During a desperate, hastily conceived heist, they charm a stranger (Gina Rodriguez) into joining their next scam, only to have their entire world turned upside down.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Tony and Frank for this submission


Devil All the Time, The (2020)

Title: The Devil All the Time
Rating: R
Directed by: Antonio Campos
Written by: Antonio Campos and Paulo Campos
Based on the novel by: Donald Ray Pollock
Starring: Tom Holland, Bill Skarsgård, Riley Keough, Jason Clarke, Sebastian Stan, Haley Bennett, Eliza Scanlen, Mia Wasikowska, and Robert Pattinson
Release Date: 9/16/2020
Running Time: 138 minutes

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Sinister characters converge around a young man devoted to protecting those he loves in a postwar backwoods town teeming with corruption and brutality.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank and Gabe for this submission


Clockers (1995)

Title: Clockers
Rating: R
Directed by: Spike Lee
Written by: Richard Price and Spike Lee
Based on the book by: Richard Price
Starring: Harvey Keitel, John Turturro, and Delroy Lindo
Release Date: 9/13/1995
Running Time: 128 minutes

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Young drug pushers in the projects of Brooklyn live hard dangerous lives, trapped between their drug bosses and the detectives out to stop them.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Ava (2020)

Title: Ava
Rating: R
Directed by: Tate Taylor
Written by: Matthew Newton
Starring: Jessica Chastain, Common, John Malkovich, and Colin Farrell
Release Date: 9/25/2020
Running Time: 96 minutes

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Ava is a deadly assassin who works for a black ops organization, traveling the globe specializing in high profile hits. When a job goes dangerously wrong she is forced to fight for her own survival.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Tango & Cash (1989)*

Title: Tango & Cash
Rating: R
Directed by: Andrey Konchalovskiy and Albert Magnoli
Written by: Randy Feldman
Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, and Teri Hatcher
Release Date: 12/22/1989
Running Time: 104 minutes

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Framed by their ruthless arch-nemesis, a mismatched LAPD crime-fighting duo has to put its differences aside to even the score with the evil kingpin who put them behind bars once and for all.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Cut Throat City (2020)*

Title: Cut Throat City
Rating: R
Directed by: RZA
Written by: P.G. Cuschieri
Starring: Shameik Moore, Demetrius Shipp Jr., Denzel Whitaker, Keean Johnson, Ethan Hawke, Eiza Gonzalez, Kat Graham, Isaiah Washington, T.I., Terrence Howard, and Wesley Snipes
Release Date: 8/21/2020
Running Time: 123 minutes

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The story of four boyhood friends in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward, who return after Hurricane Katrina to find their homes decimated, no jobs, and no help from FEMA. Out of options, they reluctantly turn to a local gangster, who offers them one shot at turning their situations around – by pulling off a dangerous heist in the heart of the city. When the job goes bad, the friends find themselves on the run, hunted by two relentless.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Memoriam: In Loving Memory of Young Greatness

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Set It Off (1996)

Title: Set It Off
Rating: R
Directed by: F. Gary Gray
Written by: Takashi Bufford and Kate Lanier
Starring: Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Vivica A. Fox, and Kimberly Elise
Release Date: 11/6/1996
Running Time: 123 minutes

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Desperation drives four inner-city women to bank robbery in Los Angeles, then they start mistrusting each other.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Project Power (2020)*

Title: Project Power
Rating: R
Directed by: Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman
Written by: Mattson Tomlin
Starring: Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Dominique Fishback, Rodrigo Santoro, Colson Baker, Allen Maldonado, Amy Landecker, and Courtney B. Vance
Release Date: 8/14/2020
Running Time: 113 minutes

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On the streets of New Orleans, word begins to spread about a mysterious new pill that unlocks superpowers unique to each user. The catch: You don’t know what will happen until you take it. While some develop bulletproof skin, invisibility, and super strength, others exhibit a deadlier reaction. But when the pill escalates crime within the city to dangerous levels, a local cop (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) teams with a teenage dealer (Dominique Fishback) and a former soldier fueled by a secret vendetta (Jamie Foxx) to fight power with power and risk taking the pill in order to track down and stop the group responsible for creating it.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

Title: Witness for the Prosecution
Rating: A
Directed by: Billy Wilder
Written by: Agatha Christie, Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz
Starring: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, and Charles Laughton
Release Date: 2/6/1958
Running Time: 116 minutes

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A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

 

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: An audio disclaimer is played stating “The management of this theatre suggests that, for the greater entertainment of your friends who have not yet seen the picture, you will not divulge to anyone the secret of the ending of Witness for the Prosecution.”

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Deja Vu (2006)

Title: Deja Vu
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Tony Scott
Written by: Bill Marsilii and Terry Rossio
Starring: Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Val Kilmer, and Jim Caviezel
Release Date: 11/22/2006
Running Time: 126 minutes

IMDb

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After a ferry is bombed in New Orleans, an A.T.F. agent joins a unique investigation using experimental surveillance technology to find the bomber, but soon finds himself becoming obsessed with one of the victims.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Dedication: This film is dedicated to the strength and enduring spirit of the people of New Orleans

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission