• Posts Tagged ‘Rated R’

    Mechanic: Resurrection

    by  • September 6, 2016 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Jason Statham and Jessica Alba in Mechanic: Resurrection

    Directed by: Dennis Gansel Starring: Jason Statham, Jessica Alba, Sam Hazeldine, Tommy Lee Jones, Michelle Yeoh Rated: R for violence throughout and language Summer movie season has pretty much wrapped up, and we’re heading into the Halloween crop of scary movies before the big family flicks of Thanksgiving and Halloween. If you haven’t quite...

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    Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

    by  • June 6, 2016 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Popstar

      Directed by: Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone Written by: Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone Starring: Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone, Tim Meadows, Sarah Silverman, Imogen Poots, Chris Redd Rated: R for some graphic nudity, language throughout, sexual content and drug use Comedy trio The Lonely Island (Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer,...

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    Keanu

    by  • May 2, 2016 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Keanu

    Directed by: Peter Atencio Starring: Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Tiffany Haddish Rated: R for violence, language throughout, drug use and sexuality/nudity Fans of the TV show “Key & Peele” have real reason to celebrate: the comedy duo’s new film, “Keanu,” includes many of the things that made the show great. Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan...

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    Deadpool

    by  • February 15, 2016 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Deadpool

    “Deadpool” is one of those rare comic book adaptations that works for both the long-time fan and the newcomer. For those of us who've been longing for a feature film about the merc with the mouth, this is the movie we wanted. For folks who don't even know who the heck Deadpool is, if...

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    Jane Got a Gun

    by  • February 1, 2016 • Movie Reviews and Features

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    Directed by: Gavin O’Connor Starring: Natalie Portman, Joel Edgerton, Noah Emmerich, Ewan McGregor Rated: Rated R for violence and some language. Also contains an off-screen rape. A lot of Westerns have underlying themes of vengeance, the necessity of working together to survive in a harsh environment, and the mysterious loner who saves the day....

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    The Hateful Eight

    by  • January 4, 2016 • Movie Reviews and Features

    TheHatefulEight

    Written & Directed by: Quentin Tarantino Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kurt Russell, Walton Goggins, Demian Bichir, Tim Roth Rated: R (for strong bloody violence, a scene of violent sexual content, language and some graphic nudity) Quentin Tarantino has settled into his groove and is polishing his craft. His latest production, “The...

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    Legend

    by  • December 7, 2015 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Tom Hardy as The Kray brothers in "Legend"

    Directed by: Brian Helgeland Starring: Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, Christopher Eccleston, Rated: R for strong violence, language throughout, some sexual and drug material. The Kray twins were gangsters in London’s East End during the 50s and 60s. Between the various biopics based on their lives, the autobiographies they wrote separately and together, and the...

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    Black Mass

    by  • October 1, 2015 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Black Mass

    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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    Kick-Ass 2

    by  • August 20, 2013 • Movie Reviews and Features

    KickAss2

    “Kick-Ass 2,” the follow up to 2010’s “Kick-Ass”, seems unsure of what exactly it wants to be. The first film was an (admittedly very, very violent) exploration of what happens when ordinary people try to be superheroes, and the psychological toll that takes on ordinary kids. The sequel seems to be trying to continue...

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    Elysium

    by  • August 13, 2013 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Elysium

    The rich live highly privileged lives, in complete luxury and with access to phenomenal health care. Everyone else (the vast majority of humanity) lives in slums, dangerous places with brutal police, uncaring bureaucrats, and general misery. Oh, and it’s 150 years in the future, and all the rich people live in space. Welcome to...

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