Category Archives: Crime

THE OLD MAN & THE GUN (2018): New Trailer Starring Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek, Elisabeth Moss, John David Washington…

The Old Man & The Gun (2018), Robert Redford
The Old Man & The Gun (2018), Robert Redford

The Old Man & The Gun is the true story of Forrest Tucker and his unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public.

Directed by David Lowery; Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek, Elisabeth Moss and John David Washington star…

Redford’s character looks so adorable, charming and fun to watch. Just how different this film will be to other bank robber stories, that is my question and I’m looking forward to finding out.

The Old Man & The Gun Release Dates: September 28th, 2018 (US)…

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WHITE BOY RICK (2018): New Trailer From Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Brian Tyree Henry, Bel Powley, Richie Merritt…

White Boy Rick (2018), Matthew McConaughey
White Boy Rick (2018), Matthew McConaughey

White Boy Rick is based on the true story of Richard Wershe Jr.,  a teenager who became an undercover informant for the FBI in the 80s and was arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.

Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Brian Tyree Henry, Richie Merritt and Bel Powley star, while Yann Demange directs…

I feel as though there’s so much of this story that I’ve seen before – but hopefully there’s enough difference to keep it interesting. I’d probably be less enthused if it wasn’t for McConaughey. He looks to be in great form based on this trailer.

Additional cast includes Eddie Marsan, Richie Merritt, Bruce Dern and RJ Cyler.

White Boy Rick Release Dates: September 14th, 2018 (US)… December 7th, 2018 (UK)…

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WIDOWS (2018): New Trailer For Steve McQueen Movie Starring Viola Davis, Liam Neeson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez…

Widows (2018), Viola Davis, Liam Neeson
Widows (2018), Viola Davis, Liam Neeson

Widows is a Chicago based crime / thriller about four women who must find a way to survive after their  husbands’ criminal activities leave them in great debt…

From 12 Years A Slave (2012) director Steve McQueen, Widows stars Viola Davis, Liam Neeson, Colin Farrell, Jon Bernthal and Michelle Rodriguez are among the key cast…

The cast, the director, the story, the way it looks like something I didn’t even know I was desperately waiting to see; I’m in.

Daniel Kaluuya, Cynthia Erivo, Brian Tyree Henry, Elizabeth Debicki, Garret Dillahunt, Jacki Weaver, Carrie Coon, Robert Duvall, Lukas Haas also star.

Widows release Dates: November 9th, 2018 (UK); November 16th, 2018 (US)…

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CITY OF LIES (2018): New Trailer From Johnny Depp, Forest Whitaker, Toby Huss…

City Of Lies (2018), Forest Whitaker
City Of Lies (2018), Forest Whitaker

Directed by Brad Furman (The Infiltrator  (2016); starring Johnny Depp, Forest Whitaker and and Toby Huss, City Of Lies is a new crime / drama about the investigation in to the murders of Tupac Shakur and Notorious BIG…

I didn’t realise how much I missed a character played by Johnny Depp – one where his face wasn’t almost completely hidden by makeup and prosthetics until I saw him in this trailer.

The subject matter is almost to dark and disturbing for me personally to watch but curious, I remain. I also trust that Depp and Whitaker will make it worthwhile.

City Of Lies Release Dates:

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THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS (2018): New Trailer From Melissa McCarthy, Elizabeth Banks, Joel McHale…

The Happytime Murders (2018), Melissa McCarthy
The Happytime Murders (2018), Melissa McCarthy

Directed by Brian Henson;  Melissa McCarthy, Elizabeth Banks and Joel McHale star in The Happytime Murders; an action / comedy about a disgraced LAPD detective-turned-private eye puppet. 

The private eye puppet is determined to solve the case when the puppet cast of an ’80s children’s TV show begins to get murdered one by one…

I don’t yet know what to make of this. I’m just glad that the word ‘Muppets’ isn’t in the title, considering the ‘R’ rating. It will hopefully be a good comedy thanks to the involvement of Banks in particular and McCarthy. Fingers crossed.

The Happytime Murders Release Dates: August 17th, 2018 (US); August 24th, 2018 (UK)…

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A SIMPLE FAVOR (2018): New Trailer From Blake Lively, Anna Kendrick, Linda Cardellini…

A Simple Favor (2018), Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively
A Simple Favor (2018), Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively

Blake Lively, Anna Kendrick and Linda Cardellini are the stars of Paul Feig’s latest, a Crime / Mystery / Thriller, A Simple Favor. 

Kendrick is a a mommy vlogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend’s sudden disappearance…

I only really know Feig for his hit comedy films. Namely Bridesmaids (2011) and  Spy (2015). May his transition to the non-comedy category also prove fruitful.

I  can’t say that I’m a fan of the various moments of ‘dialogue minus imagery’ in this trailer, yet I am intrigued and I like Lively and Kendrick enough to take a chance.

Henry Golding, Rupert Friend, Eric Johnson and Sarah Baker also star.

A Simple Favor Release Dates: September 14th, 2018 (US); September 21st, 2018 (UK)…

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AMERICAN ANIMALS (2018): New Trailer From Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, Blake Jenner, Jared Abrahamson…

American Animals (2018), Barry Keoghan, Evan Peters, Jared Abrahamson
American Animals (2018), Barry Keoghan, Evan Peters, Jared Abrahamson

From writer / director Bart Layton, American Animals is a new crime / drama about four young men who mistake their lives for a movie and attempt one of the most audacious heists in U.S. history.

Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, Blake Jenner and Jared Abrahamson star…

I like the words ‘four young men who mistake their lives for a movie…’ With a description that starts like that I can’t help but expect good things. I’m looking forward to finding out how all the madness turns out.

Ann Dowd, Udo Kier, Elijah Everett and Lara Grice also star.

American Animals Release Dates: June 1st 2018 (US); September 7th, 2018 (UK)…

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KIN (2018): New Trailer From Zoë Kravitz, James Franco, Myles Truitt, Jack Reynor, Denis Quaid…

Kin (2018), Myles Truitt  
Kin (2018), Myles Truitt

In Kin, a recently released ex-con and his teenage brother are forced to go on the run from a vengeful criminal, the feds and a gang of otherworldly soldiers. And their only protection is a weapon of mysterious origin.

Written / directed by  Josh Baker and Jonathan Baker; Zoë Kravitz, Myles Truitt, Jack Reynor, Denis Quaid and James Franco star…

I’m in in because it looks different, this is a good trailer and I’m partial to good stories about siblinghood.

Kin, Release Dates: August 31st, 2018 (US)…

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