Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Tag: Crime

Death on the Nile (2022)

Title: Death on the Nile
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Kenneth Branagh
Written by: Michael Green
Based on the novel by: Agatha Christie
Starring: StarsGoHere
Release Date: 2/11/2022
Running Time: 127 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot’s Egyptian vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turns into a terrifying search for a murderer when a picture-perfect couple’s idyllic honeymoon is tragically cut short. Set against an epic landscape of sweeping desert vistas and the majestic Giza pyramids, this tale of unbridled passion and incapacitating jealousy features a cosmopolitan group of impeccably dressed travelers, and enough wicked twists and turns to leave audiences guessing until the final, shocking denouement.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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


King’s Man, The (2021)*

Title: The King’s Man
Rating: R
Directed by: Matthew Vaughn
Written by: Matthew Vaughn and Karl Gajdusek
Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Gemma Arterton, Rhys Ifans, Matthew Goode, Tom Hollander, Harris Dickinson, Daniel Brühl, Djimon Hounsou, and Charles Dance
Release Date: 12/22/2021
Running Time: 131 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

As a collection of history’s worst tyrants and criminal masterminds gather to plot a war to wipe out millions, one man must race against time to stop them. Discover the origins of the very first independent intelligence agency in The King’s Man.


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 Tony and Frank for this submission

Memoriam: In Memory of
Harry Morton

A true gentleman who led by example, helped others and knew his duty.


Nightmare Alley (2021)*

Title: Nightmare Alley
Rating: R
Directed by: Guillermo del Toro
Written by: Guillermo del Toro and Kim Morgan
Based on the novel by: William Lindsay Gresham
Starring: Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette, Willem Dafoe, Richard Jenkins, Rooney Mara, Ron Perlman, Mary Steenburgen, and David Strathairn
Release Date: 12/17/2021
Running Time: 150 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

When charismatic but down-on-his-luck Stanton Carlisle (Bradley Cooper) endears himself to clairvoyant Zeena (Toni Collette) and her has-been mentalist husband Pete (David Strathairn) at a traveling carnival, he crafts a golden ticket to success, using this newly acquired knowledge to grift the wealthy elite of 1940s New York society. With the virtuous Molly (Rooney Mara) loyally by his side, Stanton plots to con a dangerous tycoon (Richard Jenkins) with the aid of a mysterious psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett) who might be his most formidable opponent yet.


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 Alex for this submission


West Side Story (2021)

Title: West Side Story
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Written by: Tony Kushner
Starring: Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, Ana Isabelle, Corey Stoll, Brian d’Arcy James, Curtiss Cook, and Rita Moreno
Release Date: 12/10/2021
Running Time: 156 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

An adaptation of the 1957 musical, West Side Story explores forbidden love and the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Dedicaton: For Dad

Special thanks to Frank and Tony for this submission


House of Gucci (2021)

Title: House of Gucci
Rating: R
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Written by: Becky Johnston and Roberto Bentivegna
Starring: Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Jared Leto, Jeremy Irons, Jack Huston, Salma Hayek, and Al Pacino
Release Date: 11/24/2021
Running Time: 157 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

Italian fashion empire. When Patrizia Reggiani (Lady Gaga), an outsider from humble beginnings, marries into the Gucci family, her unbridled ambition begins to unravel the family legacy and triggers a reckless spiral of betrayal, decadence, revenge, and ultimately…murder.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Red Notice (2021)*

Title: Red Notice
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Written by: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot, Ritu Arya, and Chris Diamantopolous
Release Date: 11/12/2021
Running Time: 118 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?

When an Interpol-issued Red Notice — the highest level warrant to hunt and capture the world’s most wanted— goes out, the FBI’s top profiler John Hartley (Dwayne Johnson) is on the case. His global pursuit finds him smack dab in the middle of a daring heist where he’s forced to partner with the world’s greatest art thief Nolan Booth (Ryan Reynolds) in order to catch the world’s most wanted art thief, “The Bishop” (Gal Gadot). The high-flying adventure that ensues takes the trio around the world, across the dance floor, trapped in a secluded prison, into the jungle and, worst of all for them, constantly into each other’s company.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Yes

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Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Broadcast Signal Intrusion (2021)

Title: Broadcast Signal Intrusion
Rating: NR
Directed by: Jacob Gentry
Written by: Phil Drinkwater and Tim Woodall
Starring: Harry Shum Jr., Kelley Mack, and Chris Sullivan
Release Date: 10/22/2021
Running Time: 104 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

For three years, James (Harry Shum Jr.) has been haunted by his wife’s sudden and inexplicable disappearance. His best distraction is work—specifically, archiving old videos. While watching decade-aged TV news footage one night, he sees a video interference that’s deeply disturbing. And it’s not the only interference he’ll see. As his obsession over these strange clips increases, and he submerges himself into their mysteries, James discovers troubling connections to his missing wife. Which will these broadcast intrusions bring him, though: long-desired answers or a never-ending nightmare?


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


Halloween Kills (2021)

Title: Halloween Kills
Rating: R
Directed by: David Gordon Green
Written by: Scott Teems, Danny McBride, and David Gordon Green
Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Thomas Mann, and Anthony Michael Hall
Release Date: 10/15/2021
Running Time: 106 minutes

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IMDb

What did you think of this film?

Minutes after Laurie Strode (Curtis), her daughter Karen (Judy Greer) and granddaughter Allyson (Andi Matichak) left masked monster Michael Myers caged and burning in Laurie’s basement, Laurie is rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, believing she finally killed her lifelong tormentor.

But when Michael manages to free himself from Laurie’s trap, his ritual bloodbath resumes. As Laurie fights her pain and prepares to defend herself against him, she inspires all of Haddonfield to rise up against their unstoppable monster.

The Strode women join a group of other survivors of Michael’s first rampage who decide to take matters into their own hands, forming a vigilante mob that sets out to hunt Michael down, once and for all.

Evil dies tonight.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Michael for this submission


South of Heaven (2021)

Title: South of Heaven
Rating: NR
Directed by: Aharon Keshales
Written by: Aharon Keshales, Kai Mark, and Navot Papushado
Starring: Jason Sudeikis, Evangeline Lilly, Shea Whigham, and Mike Colter
Release Date: 10/8/2021
Running Time: 120 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?

Convicted felon Jimmy gets early parole after serving twelve years for armed robbery. Upon his release, he vows to give Annie, his childhood love, now dying from cancer, the best last year of her life – unfortunately it’s not that simple.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: The credits start playing over the final scene of Jimmy in a boat.

Dedication: To Lilach…God only knows what I’d do without you.


Many Saints of Newark, The (2021)*

Title: The Many Saints of Newark
Rating: R
Directed by: Alan Taylor
Written by: David Chase and Lawrence Konner
Starring: Alessandro Nivola, Leslie Odom Jr., Jon Bernthal, Corey Stoll, Michael Gandolfini, Billy Magnussen, Michela De Rossi, John Magaro, Ray Liotta, and Vera Farmiga
Release Date: 10/1/2021
Running Time: 120 minutes

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IMDb

What did you think of this film?

Young Anthony Soprano is growing up in one of the most tumultuous eras in Newark’s history, becoming a man just as rival gangsters begin to rise up and challenge the all-powerful DiMeo crime family’s hold over the increasingly race-torn city. Caught up in the changing times is the uncle he idolizes, Dickie Moltisanti, who struggles to manage both his professional and personal responsibilities—and whose influence over his nephew will help make the impressionable teenager into the all-powerful mob boss we’ll later come to know: Tony Soprano.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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