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Ghost Rock

Director Dustin Rikert Staring Gary Busey, Michael Worth, Jeff Fahey Rated MA Score 3.5/6 In 1882, 20 years after an almost forgotten massacre took place, the only living witness to the crime, John Slaughter, returns to the town where it happened. Now finding the town run by the man behind the terrible act, Slaughter teams…

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The Saint – 2017

Director Simon West Starring Adam Rayner, Eliza Dushku, Roger Moore & James Remar Rated M Score 2.5/6 International master thief, Simon Templar, also known as The Saint, is asked by a desperate rich man to find his kidnapped daughter. However, in addition to evading the authorities, Simon must face a dangerous adversary from his past.…

Atomic Blonde

Director David Leitch Starring Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman Rated MA Score 3.5/6 An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents. Atomic Blonde is based on Antony Johnston and Sam Hart’s 2012 graphic novel…

King Kong (2005)

Director Peter Jackson Starring Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody Rated M Score 5/6 A movie crew, traveling to a mysterious island to shoot their picture, encounter a furious gorilla, taking their leading actress and forming a special relationship with her, protecting her at all costs. Just for the record I have no concrete plans…

King Kong (1933)

Director Merian C. Cooper (uncredited), Ernest B. Schoedsack (uncredited) Starring Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot Rated PG Score 5/6 A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back…

Dunkirk

Director Christopher Nolan Starring Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance Rated M Score 6/6 Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. A lot of people are saying that Dunkirk is Christopher Nolan’s best movie, considering that there…

Sweeney 2

Director Tom Clegg Starring John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Denholm Elliott Rated M Score 5/6 Second cinematic spin-off from the popular 70’s police series. Regan & Carter head a Flying Squad investigation into a series of bank raids by a team of well-armed villains who are flying in from the continent. Alright, this review might be…

Sweeney!

Director David Wickes Starring John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Barry Foster Rated M Score 6/6 Cinematic spin-off from the popular TV series. Hard-bitten Flying Squad officer Jack Regan gets embroiled in a deadly political plot when an old friend asks him to investigate the death of his girlfriend. Framed on a drunk-drive charge and suspended from…

The Marine 5: Battleground

Director James Nunn Starring Mike ‘The Miz’ Mizanin, Maryse Mizanin, Heath Miller Rated MA Score 3.5/6 While working as an EMT back stateside Jake Carter after responding to a distress call, finds himself caught up protecting a person of interest from a biker gang ruthlessly hunting them down. Given WWE Studios’ track record with it’s…

Baby Driver

Director Edgar Wright Starring Ansel Elgort, Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm & Jamie Foxx Rated MA Score 5/6 After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again my cinematic education is lacking in…