Tag Archives: Crime Drama

My Review of ‘Shimmer Lake’ (2017)

When I heard about how this Netflix Original film told the story backwards, my first thought was of Memento. But this movie is anything but a knock-off. It’s about a bank robbery in a small town. And, like many small … Continue reading

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Top 10 Favorite Legal Movies

The following list was made several years ago and posted on another YouTube channel. I’m pretty sure it’s still a good list, which is to say there are likely other films about the law I’ve seen and enjoyed. But this … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Get Carter’ (1971)

This week’s review is in video-only mode, because it’s kind of hard to transcribe images. 🙂 Nonetheless, here are a few more random images from the film. FYI, not exactly a chick-flick, depending on the chick, of course! 🙂 PS: … Continue reading

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Part Six of ‘The Great Flamarion’ (1945)

Guess what? The End is Here! Of the movie, that is. 🙂 Check out the previous part posted here. And get ready for the Big Finish of The Great Flamarion! Enjoy! 🙂

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My Review of ‘Gun Crazy’ (1950)

When I think of film noir classics, Gun Crazy doesn’t immediately spring to mind, in the way that higher-profile examples like Double Indemnity or Out of the Past do. Nonetheless, the movie has achieved a certain status as, according to … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Coffy’ (1973)

While I remember blaxploitation films from the 70s, I never actually saw one until recently. Coffy is a movie that (despite its obviously dated fashions and music, which in a sense, add to its cool), in my opinion, holds up … Continue reading

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The Alfred Hitchcock Stay-at-Home Special!

Today’s post is brought to you by the letter “H” (as in Hitchcock—get it? 🙂 ). The Paradine Case is one of those rare Hitchcock films that I haven’t watched ten or twelve times before. In fact, I just saw … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Limey’ (1999)

This film came to my attention in the wake of Peter Fonda’s death. It also falls within the categories of neo-noir and crime film, which makes it particularly interesting to me. As the title suggests, the protagonist (or, should I … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Sicario’ (2015)

I’m going to warn you right up front that I discuss enough of the plot details that you may find them a bit of a spoiler. I’ve tried to keep out a LOT, but even so, my intent is to … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Blast of Silence’ (1961)

There’s much to like about this movie, but it falls short of perfect. Let’s go over the good stuff before we turn our attention to the not-so-good. And—warning—this review does reveal spoilers. To begin with, Blast of Silence is an … Continue reading

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