Tag: Crime

End of Watch

End of Watch

| September 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Every once in awhile a movie will come along and completely shock people.  End of Watch is one of those movies.  With a marketing campaign roughly 1/16 of what The Avengers’ was, David Ayer’s film hits theaters this weekend without much buzz. Once people leave the theater that will change. Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña […]

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Bad Karma

Bad Karma

| September 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Molloy (Ray Liotta) has turned his life around.  He used to drink and do drugs endlessly, and commit armed robbery with his friend and partner Yates (Dominic Purcell; Prison Break).  In the three years since Yates was sent to prison, and Molloy subsequently hit rock bottom, he has managed to get sober, get a real […]

The Take

The Take

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

BFS Entertainment is cashing in on the Tom Hardy craze, with him having both Lawless and The Dark Knight Rises out this year, it makes sense for them to re-release the crime saga The Take. The four episode mini-series was shown in 2009 in the U.K. and was based off of a novel written by […]

Madness

Madness

| August 13, 2012 | 2 Comments

The experience of Fernando Di Leo’s 1980 film, Madness (Vacanze per un Massacro), only confirms what we’ve known all along, that Di Leo was the master of the Italian crime picture. So deserving is Di Leo of our constant attention and unwavering devotion that the release of Madness on DVD marks the eighth Di Leo […]

The Bling Ring

The Bling Ring

| June 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The story on which the 2011 Lifetime movie The Bling Ring is based has, for whatever reason(s), struck a chord with audiences.  First of all, if Lifetime makes a movie based on a story, that’s a pretty good indicator right there that it’s a popular issue in the public discourse.  But then, when TV shows […]

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