Friday, January 22, 2021

Tag: Crime

Locked Down (2021)*

Title: Locked Down
Rating: R
Directed by: Doug Liman
Written by: Steven Knight
Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anne Hathaway, and Sonic
Release Date: 1/14/2021
Running Time: 118 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



A couple attempts a high-risk, high-stakes jewelry heist at a department store.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Dedication: Dedicated to the NHS and Healthcare Workers Around the World.

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Promising Young Woman (2020)

Title: Promising Young Woman
Rating: R
Directed by: Emerald Fennell
Written by: Emerald Fennell
Starring: Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Alison Brie, Connie Britton, Adam Brody, Jennifer Coolidge, Laverne Cox, Max Greenfield, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chris Lowell, Sam Richardson, Molly Shannon, and Clancy Brown
Release Date: 12/25/2020
Running Time: 113 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



Everyone said Cassie (Carey Mulligan) was a promising young woman … until a mysterious event abruptly derailed her future. But nothing in Cassie’s life is what it appears to be: she’s wickedly smart, tantalizingly cunning, and she’s living a secret double life by night. Now, an unexpected encounter is about to give Cassie a chance to right the wrongs of the past in this thrilling and wildly entertaining story.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Bryce and Tony for this submission


Dissident, The (2020)

Title: The Dissident
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Bryan Fogel
Written by: Bryan Fogel and Mark Monroe
Starring: Omar Abdulaziz, Fahrettin Altun, and John O. Brennan
Release Date: 1/8/2021
Running Time: 119 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was critical of his beloved Saudi Arabia and of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s policies. On October 2, 2018, Khashoggi entered the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul and never came out. His fiancée and dissidents around the world are left to piece together clues to his brutal murder—and in their dogged quest for truth, they expose a global cover-up perpetrated by the very country he loved.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Dedication: This film is dedicated to
Jamal Khashoggi
B. October 13, 1958 – D. October 2, 2018


I’m Your Woman (2020)

Title: I’m Your Woman
Rating: R
Directed by: Julia Hart
Written by: Julia Hart and Jordan Horowitz
Starring: Rachel Brosnahan, Frankie Faison, Bill Heck, Marceline Hugot, and Marsha Stephanie Blake
Release Date: 12/11/2020
Running Time: 120 minutes

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In this 1970s set crime drama, a woman is forced to go on the run after her husband betrays his partners, sending her and her baby on a dangerous journey.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


Echo Boomers (2020)

Title: Echo Boomers
Rating: R
Directed by: Seth Savoy
Written by: Kevin Bernhardt, Jason Miller, and Seth Savoy
Starring: Patrick Schwarzenegger, Alex Pettyfer, Gilles Geary, and Michael Shannon
Release Date: 11/13/2020
Running Time: 94 minutes

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Based on a true story, five college graduates decide the best way to get back at the unfair economy and live the life they’ve always wanted is to steal from Chicago’s richest and give to themselves.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


Let Him Go (2020)

Title: Let Him Go
Rating: R
Directed by: Thomas Bezucha
Written by: Thomas Bezucha
Based on the novel by: Larry Watson
Starring: Diane Lane, Kevin Costner, and Lesley Manville
Release Date: 11/6/2020
Running Time: 114 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



Following the loss of their son, retired sheriff George Blackledge (Costner) and his wife Margaret (Lane) leave their Montana ranch to rescue their young grandson from the clutches of a dangerous family living off the grid in the Dakotas, headed by matriarch Blanche Weboy. When they discover the Weboys have no intention of letting the child go, George and Margaret are left with no choice but to fight for their family.


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


American Psycho (2000)

Title: American Psycho
Rating: R
Directed by: Mary Harron
Written by: Mary Harron and Guinevere Turner
Based on the novel by: Bret Easton Ellis
Starring: Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, and Josh Lucas
Release Date: 4/14/2000
Running Time: 101 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



A wealthy New York City investment banking executive, Patrick Bateman, hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Empty Man, The (2020)

Title: The Empty Man
Rating: R
Directed by: David Prior
Written by: David Prior
Based on the graphic novel by: Cullen Bunn
Starring: James Badge Dale, Stephen Root, and Joel Courtney
Release Date: 10/23/2020
Running Time: 137 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



On the trail of a missing girl, an ex-cop comes across a secretive group attempting to summon a terrifying supernatural entity.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Rom for this submission


Inside Man (2006)

Title: Inside Man
Rating: R
Directed by: Spike Lee
Written by: Russell Gewirtz
Starring: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, and Jodie Foster
Release Date: 3/24/2006
Running Time: 129 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?



A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal’s brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Honest Thief (2020)

Title: Honest Thief
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Mark Williams
Written by: Steve Allrich and Mark Williams
Starring: Liam Neeson, Kate Walsh, and Jai Courtney
Release Date: 10/16/2020
Running Time: 99 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?



Wanting to lead an honest life, a notorious bank robber turns himself in, only to be double-crossed by two ruthless FBI agents.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: In Loving Memory of Laura Lynn Williams