Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Tag: Crime

Skyscraper (2018)

Title: Skyscraper
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Written by: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Chin Han, Noah Taylor, Roland Møller, Byron Mann, Pablo Schreiber, and Hannah Quinlivan
Release Date: 7/13/2018
Running Time: 102 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Will Sawyer (Dwayne Johnson) is a former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran who now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in Hong Kong he finds the tallest, safest building in the world, The Pearl, suddenly ablaze, and he’s been framed for it. A wanted man on the run, Will must find those responsible, clear his name and somehow rescue his family who is trapped inside the building…above the fire line.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Michael, Tony, and Frank for this submission

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)

Title: Sicario: Day of the Soldado
Rating: R
Directed by: Stefano Sollima
Written by: Taylor Sheridan
Starring: Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, Isabela Moner, Jeffrey Donovan, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, and Catherine Keener
Release Date: 6/29/2018
Running Time: 122 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
In SICARIO, Day of the Soldado, the series begins a new chapter. In the drug war, there are no rules – and as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border, federal agent Matt Graver (Josh Brolin) calls on the mysterious Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro), whose family was murdered by a cartel kingpin, to escalate the war in nefarious ways. Alejandro kidnaps the kingpin’s daughter to inflame the conflict – but when the girl is seen as collateral damage, her fate will come between the two men as they question everything they are fighting for.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: In Memory of Jóhann Jóhannsson

Special thanks to Saran for this submission


Believer (2018)

Title: Believer
Rating: NR
Directed by: Hae-yeong Lee
Starring: Seung-won Cha, Jin-Woong Cho, and Jun-yeol Ryu
Release Date: 6/8/2018
Running Time: 123 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
The story follows an investigator who, in an effort to bring down the boss of Asia’s biggest drug cartel, conspires with a lowly member of the gang seeking revenge against the boss.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


SuperFly (2018)

Title: SuperFly
Rating: R
Directed by: Director X.
Written by: Alex Tse
Starring: Trevor Jackson, Jason Mitchell, Micheal Kenneth Williams, Lex Scott Davis, and Jennifer Morrison
Release Date: 6/13/2018
Running Time: 116 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
With his sights set on retiring, a successful young drug dealer sets up one last big deal.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Gotti (2018)

Title: Gotti
Rating: R
Directed by: Kevin Connolly
Written by: Lem Dobbs, and Leo Rossi
Starring: John Travolta, Spencer Rocco Lofranco, and Kelly Preston
Release Date: 6/15/2018
Running Time: 105 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
The story of crime boss John Gotti and his son.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Dedication: A picture of little Frank Gotti is shown and then the words “Dedicated to the memory of
Frank Gotti
1967 – 1980”


Loving Pablo (2017)

Title: Loving Pablo
Rating: R
Directed by: Fernando León de Aranoa
Written by: Fernando León de Aranoa
Based on the book by: Virginia Vallejo
Starring: Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, and Peter Sarsgaard
Release Date: 6/15/2018
Running Time: 123 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
A journalist strikes up a romantic relationship with notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


Ocean’s 8 (2018)

Title: Ocean’s 8
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Gary Ross
Written by: Gary Ross, and Olivia Milch
Starring: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna, and Helena Bonham Carter
Release Date: 6/8/2018
Running Time: 110 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Five years, eight months, 12 days…and counting. That’s how long Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock)—just released from prison—has been concocting the greatest heist of her storied career.

She knows what it’s going to take—a team of the best in their field, starting with her former partner-in-crime Lou (Cate Blanchett). Together, they recruit a crew of specialists: jeweler Amita (Kaling); street con Constance (Awkwafina); expert fence Tammy (Paulson); hacker Nine Ball (Rihanna); and fashion designer Rose Weil (Bonham Carter).


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: In Loving Memory JERRY WEINTRAUB

Special thanks to Ivan, and Emily for this submision


Hotel Artemis (2018)*

Title: Hotel Artemis
Rating: R
Directed by: Drew Pearce
Written by: Drew Pearce
Starring: Jodie Foster, Sterling K. Brown, Sofia Boutella, Jeff Goldblum, Brian Tyree Henry, Jenny Slate, Zachary Quinto, Charlie Day, and Dave Bautista
Release Date: 6/8/2018
Running Time: 93 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, HOTEL ARTEMIS is an original, high-octane action-thriller starring Jodie Foster as The Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only hospital for criminals.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Note: THE STAFF OF HOTEL ARTEMIS HOPE YOU ENJOYED YOUR STAY AND THAT YOU’LL RETURN SOON

Dedication: DEDICATED TO: Noah and Winston, when they eventually see this.

Special thanks to Kendra, and David for this submission


American Animals (2018)

Title: American Animals
Rating: R
Directed by: Bart Layton
Written by: Bart Layton
Starring: Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, Blake Jenner, Jared Abrahamson, Ann Dowd, and Udo
Kier

Release Date: 6/1/2018
Running Time: 116 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
The unbelievable but true story of four young men who brazenly attempt to execute one of the most audacious art heists in US history. Determined to live lives that are out of the ordinary, they formulate a daring plan for the perfect robbery, only to discover that the plan has taken on a life of its own.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Jeremy for this submission


Show Dogs (2018)*

Title: Show Dogs
Rating: PG
Directed by: Raja Gosnell
Written by: Max Botkin, and Marc Hyman
Starring: Will Arnett, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Natasha Lyonne, Jordin Sparks, Gabriel Iglesias, Shaquille O’Neal, Alan Cumming, and Stanley Tucci
Release Date: 5/18/2018
Running Time: 92 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Max, a macho, solitary Rottweiler police dog is ordered to go undercover as a primped show dog in a prestigious Dog Show, along with his human partner, to avert a disaster from happening.


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 Karen for this submission


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