‘The Chestnut Man’ TV Show Review

‘The Chestnut Man‘ is a Danish crime police procedural that was made by SAM Productions before making its way to American audiences through Netflix. Copenhagen police investigator Naia Thulin (Danica Curcic) is having trouble balancing her work life with her personal life and to make matters worse, she gets saddled with a partner from Europol…

‘The Raincoat Killer: Chasing a Predator in Korea’ Documentary Miniseries Review

‘The Raincoat Killer: Chasing a Predator in Korea‘ is a three-part true crime Netflix documentary miniseries. It is directed by John Choi and Rob Sixsmith. Yoo Young-chul is one of the most prolific serial killers in Seoul, South Korea. He was tried and convicted of murdering over twenty victims. The documentary explores the early days…

‘No Sudden Move’ Review- The 1950s Drive Time

‘No Sudden Move‘ is a crime thriller film directed by Steven Soderbergh, who also serves as the editor and cinematographer. It had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival before going to HBO Max streaming service. Small time criminals Curt Goynes (Don Cheadle) and Ronald Russo (Benicio del Toro) are recruited by the gangster…

Top 10 Best Sherlock Holmes Quotes

Sherlock Holmes is one of the greatest detectives in the realm of classic mysteries. From the Victorian Era to the Edwardian Time, he solved murders, kidnappings, blackmail, burglaries, and more. During his time as solving crimes, his friend and companion Dr. John Watson recorded many of his famous sayings as he recorded his cases. Here…

Movie Review- Black Mass (2015)

Directed by Scott Cooper, ‘Black Mass‘ is a 2015 true crime biographical film about how the FBI struck a deal with the mobster Whitey Bulger in order to get information about other criminals. FBI Agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) arrives in his old neighborhood in Boston, being assigned to the FBI branch there. He convinces…

‘City Of Lies’ Review- Revisiting Old Wounds

‘City of Lies‘ is a crime drama directed by Brad Furman. It was originally meant to premier in 2019 and even had a limited release in Italy, but was delayed. It was picked up in 2021 by Saban Films and released as a video-on-demand. LA reporter Jackson (Forest Whitaker) is assigned to work on a…

Classic Movie Review- Dial M For Murder

Alfred Hitchcock directs another masterpiece with ‘Dial M For Murder,’ a murder mystery written by Frederick Knott, who also wrote the stageplay for which it is based. It was released by Warner Bros. in 1954. Tony Wendice (Ray Milland) is a retired pro-tennis player whose beautiful socialite Margot (Grace Kelly) is in love with American…

Movie Review Flashback- The Guilty (2000)

Anthony Waller directs the 2000 crime film ‘The Guilty,’ released through J&M Entertainment. It was produced by Thomas Hedman and Lisa Richardson with William Davies and Simon Burke serving as writers. Callum Crane (Bill Pullman) is a shark attorney who is up for a federal judgeship, but days before he gets the news, he rapes…

‘Bliss’ Review- Blissfully Misses The Target

Mike Cahill writes and directs the science fiction drama ‘Bliss.’ It was produced by James D. Stern who made it with Endgame Entertainment and released via Amazon Prime. Greg Whittle (Owen Wilson) is a daydreaming pencil pusher recently divorced. He sketches a strange coastal house and fakes a shoulder injury to take painkillers. When his…

‘The Little Things’ Review- A Failure To Utilize Denzel

John Lee Hancock writes and directs ‘The Little Things,’ a described neo-noir thriller that was released simultaneously into theaters and on the HBO Max streaming service. Kern County deputy sheriff Joe “Deke” Deacon (Denzel Washington) arrives in Los Angeles to get collect evidence for a case his department is working on. While there, he stumbles…

Movie Review Flashback- No Way Back (1995)

‘No Way Back‘ is an action thriller from 1995 directed by Frank A. Cappello. It was made by Overseas Filmgroup, originally premiering in Japan through Columbia Pictures. It would later be shown in the United States in 1996. LA-based FBI Agent Zack Grant (Russell Crowe) is shocked when rookie undercover agent Seiko Kobayashi (Kelly Hu)…

‘The Gentlemen’ Review- A Slick Gangster Comedy

Guy Ritchie produces, writes, and directs ‘The Gentlemen,’ a British action-comedy that premiered at the Curzon Mayfair Cinema and was one of the few films to make it to theaters in 2020. It was made by Miramax and released in the United States through STXfilms. American gangster Michael ‘Mickey’ Pearson (Matthew McConaughey) angers British tabloid…