• Posts Tagged ‘Crime Drama’

    Den of Thieves

    by  • January 23, 2018 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Written and Directed by: Christian Gudegast Starring: Gerard Butler, Pablo Schreiber, O’Shea Jackson Jr, 50 Cent, Jordan Bridges, Evan Jones,Dawn Olivieri, Cooper Andrews, Eric Braeden, Brian Van Holt, Maurice Compte. Rated: R for violence, language and some sexuality/nudity There’s something gratifying about a familiar dish made well. There generally aren’t any surprises, but that...

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    Black Mass

    by  • October 1, 2015 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Directed by: Scott Cooper Starring: Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Jesse Plemons, Rory Cochrane, David Harbour, Adam Scott Rated: R for brutal violence, language throughout, some sexual references and brief drug use. Organized crime has long fascinated both Hollywood and of the American public in general. It’s no surprise that one of the many books...

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    The Drop

    by  • September 16, 2014 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Directed by: Michaël R. Roskam Rated: R for some strong violence and pervasive language Starring: Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, James Gandolfini, Matthias Schoenaerts, John Ortiz There’s a subgenre of crime films that linger over their characters, whose plots move slowly at first, but gradually become increasingly tense until the final confrontation is not only...

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    Viva Riva!

    by  • July 4, 2011 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: Djo Munga Starring: Patsha Bay, Manie Malone, Hoji Fortuna Rated: R for strong sexuality, graphic nudity, brutal violence, language, and some drug use. The Democratic Republic of Congo is a very different place from the settings of most gangster films we see here in the States, but “Viva Riva!” would be right at home in...

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