Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Tag: Crime

Bad Boys for Life (2020)*

Title: Bad Boys for Life
Rating: R
Directed by: Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah
Written by: Chris Bremner, Peter Craig, and Joe Carnahan
Starring: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig, Charles Melton, Paola Nunez, Kate Del Castillo, Nicky Jam, and Joe Pantoliano
Release Date: 1/17/2020
Running Time: 123 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



Everybody’s favorite crime-fighting duo is back on their beat – and they’re as fun, dangerous, and unpredictable as ever. Smith and Lawrence return in two of their signature roles, Lowery and Burnett, but this time they’re joining forces with an elite Miami P.D. team to take down the vengeful head of a drug cartel.


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


Informer, The (2019)

Title: The Informer
Rating: NR
Directed by: Andrea Di Stefano
Written by: Rowan Joffe, Andrea Di Stefano, and Matt Cook
Based on the novel by: Anders Roslund and Börge Hellström
Starring: Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, Clive Owen, Common, and Ana de Armas
Release Date: 1/10/2019
Running Time: 113 minutes

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Honorably discharged Special Ops soldier Pete Koslow’s (Joel Kinnaman) world is turned upside-down when he is jailed after a fight to protect his wife (Ana de Armas). He’s given a chance for early release by becoming an informant for the FBI (Academy Award nominees Rosamund Pike and Clive Owen) and using his covert skills in an operation to take down The General, the most powerful crime boss in New York. But when the FBI sting meant to finally earn Koslow his freedom results in the death of an undercover NYPD cop, Koslow finds himself caught in the crossfire between the mob and the FBI. The General insists Koslow takes the heat and sends him back to prison to spearhead a drug operation from inside, and the FBI affirms that going back to jail to do The General’s bidding is the only way for Koslow to keep his deal with them alive. Caught in a world of impossible choices, Koslow must return to prison, where he formulates a plan to escape the clutches of three of New York City’s most powerful organizations – the mob, the NYPD and the FBI – in order to save himself and his family.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: In Memory of
Börge Hellström

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Uncut Gems (2019)

Title: Uncut Gems
Rating: R
Directed by: Benny Safdie and Josh Safdie
Written by: Ronald Bronstein, Benny Safdie, and Josh Safdie
Starring: Adam Sandler, Lakeith Stanfield, Julia Fox, Kevin Garnett, Idina Menzel, Eric Bogosian, and Judd Hirsch
Release Date: 12/25/2019
Running Time: 135 minutes

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A charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score, makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides, in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Midnight Family (2019)?

Title: Midnight Family
Rating: NR
Directed by: Luke Lorentzen
Written by: Luke Lorentzen
Starring: Juan Ochoa
Release Date: 12/6/2019
Running Time: 81 minutes

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In Mexico City, the government operates fewer than 45 emergency ambulances for a population of 9 million. This has spawned an underground industry of for-profit ambulances often run by people with little or no training or certification. An exception in this ethically fraught, cutthroat industry, the Ochoa family struggles to keep their financial needs from jeopardizing the people in their care. When a crackdown by corrupt police pushes the family into greater hardship, they face increasing moral dilemmas even as they continue providing essential emergency medical services.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Unknown


Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Unknown

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Knives Out (2019)*

Title: Knives Out
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Rian Johnson
Written by: Rian Johnson
Starring: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, LaKeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell, Riki Lindhome, Edi Patterson, Frank Oz, K Callan, Noah Segan, and Christopher Plummer
Release Date: 11/27/2019
Running Time: 130 minutes

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When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan’s dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan’s untimely death.


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, Sam, and Tony for this submission


21 Bridges (2019)

Title: 21 Bridges
Rating: R
Directed by: Brian Kirk
Written by: Adam Mervis and Matthew Michael Carnahan
Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Sienna Miller, Stephan James, Keith David, Alexander Siddig, Taylor Kitsch, J.K. Simmons, Louis Cancelmi, and Victoria Cartagena
Release Date: 11/22/2019
Running Time: 99 minutes

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21 BRIDGES follows an embattled NYPD detective (Chadwick Boseman), who is thrust into a citywide manhunt for a pair of cop killers after uncovering a massive and unexpected conspiracy. As the night unfolds, lines become blurred on who he is pursuing, and who is in pursuit of him. When the search intensifies, extreme measures are taken to prevent the killers from escaping Manhattan as the authorities close all 21 BRIDGES to prevent any entry or exit from the iconic island.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


Dolemite (1975)

Title: Dolemite
Rating: R
Directed by: D’Urville Martin
Written by: Jerry Jones
Starring: Rudy Ray Moore, D’Urville Martin, and Jerry Jones
Release Date: 4/26/1975
Running Time: 90 minutes

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After he is released from jail, a pimp takes on the criminals and corrupt police officers who framed him in the first place.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: The entire credits play over a still frame of the last scene of the film.

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Laundromat, The (2019)

Title: The Laundromat
Rating: R
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Written by: Scott Z. Burns
Based on the book by: Jake Bernstein
Starring: Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman, and Antonio Banderas
Release Date: 9/27/2019
Running Time: 95 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

In this The Big Short (2015)-esque dramedy based on the Mossack Fonseca scandal, a cast of characters investigate an insurance fraud, chasing leads to a pair of a flamboyant Panama City law partners exploiting the world’s financial system.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Wallflower (2017)

Title: Wallflower
Rating: NR
Directed by: Jagger Gravning
Written by: Jagger Gravning and John W. Comerford
Starring: David Call, Atsuko Okatsuka, and Conner Marx
Release Date: 6/6/2017
Running Time: 84 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

A man planning to commit a mass shooting is befriended by an eccentric group of ravers and finds himself conflicted about his intentions.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Irishman, The (2019)

Title: The Irishman
Rating: R
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Written by: Steven Zaillian
Based on the book by: Charles Brandt
Starring: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci
Release Date: 11/27/2019
Running Time: 209 minutes

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What did you think of this film?


An epic saga of organized crime in post-war America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran, a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th century. Spanning decades, the film chronicles one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in American history, the disappearance of legendary union boss Jimmy Hoffa, and offers a monumental journey through the hidden corridors of organized crime: its inner workings, rivalries and connections to mainstream politics.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: One interesting note about the credits. There is no traditional “scroll”. Each segment of the credits plays like a slide showing holding momentarily on each frame.

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission