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Spenser Confidential (Netflix crifi movie: trailer).

January 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Spenser Confidential (Netflix crifi movie: trailer).

The Spenser character created by author Robert B. Parker – and later a TV detective series – is resurrected for Netflix movie Spenser Confidential as a Boston-based private investigator in the form of actor Mark Wahlberg, an ex-cop framed by a conspiracy of dirty politicians, cartel-types, and crooked police, after he tried to take them […]

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Fargo fourth season goes back to the 1950s (cri-fi trailer).

January 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
Fargo fourth season goes back to the 1950s (cri-fi trailer).

So, the 4th season of the cri-fi TV series Fargo is heading back to the 1950s for some criminal costume drama – where Italians escaping Italy and African-Americans fleeing the South to escape the Jim Crow laws collide while fighting for a piece of the action. In Missouri, two criminal syndicates have struck an uneasy […]

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Narcos Mexico: season two (cri-fi TV series trailer).

January 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
Narcos Mexico: season two (cri-fi TV series trailer).

Narcos Mexico moves to Season 2 for February 13th 2020 on Netflix, following the true tale of a once humble rural cop and part-time pot farmer who becomes the biggest El Cheese in Mexico. Does it end badly? Yep, reckon so. 

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The Gentlemen (cri-fi film review: by Mark Kermode).

December 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Gentlemen (cri-fi film review: by Mark Kermode).

Our many of many movies, Mark Kermode, sits down to watch the Guy Ritchie cri-fi movie The Gentlemen, in which a British drug baron decides to sell his empire off to a group of American billionaires – and then has to fight off various loons and freaks who want to grab his empire out from […]

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Banshee: The Complete Series (2013-2016) (cri-fi TV series review).

December 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Banshee: The Complete Series (2013-2016) (cri-fi TV series review).

Please don’t confuse this Banshee with the film of the same name. This Banshee is a town in Pennsylvania, mixing in Amish, Native Americans, Neo-Nazis and Satanists that makes the crooks look like the good guys. Nobody is what they seem, crime is rife and the even the local military are corrupt. Psychopaths are rife […]

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Hyenas by Joe R. Lansdale (book review).

December 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Hyenas by Joe R. Lansdale (book review).

This novella, ‘Hyenas’ by Joe R. Lansdale, is a ‘Hap And Leonard’ story, part of a long-running series. Hap Collins and Leonard Pine are two tough private investigators willing to stray outside the strict boundaries of the legal code. Hap is married to the beautiful Brett and Leonard is a gay black man. When Leonard […]

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Motherless Brooklyn … LA Confidential meets Forrest Gump (interview).

November 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Motherless Brooklyn … LA Confidential meets Forrest Gump (interview).

Edward Norton talks about his new noir crime movie, Motherless Brooklyn, in this interview by Simon Mayo.

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6 Underground (Netflix spy-fy action film: trailer).

October 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
6 Underground (Netflix spy-fy action film: trailer).

In the movie 6 Underground from Netflix (and the frenetic camera of Michael Bay), six super-wealthy agents fake their deaths to then form a private intelligence agency and assassination black ops unit, in order to take down notorious criminals beyond the touch of the normal law. Coming our way on the Netflix streams, December 13th […]

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The Day Shall Come (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

September 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Day Shall Come (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

Moses is the head of a very tiny church in Miami–less than a handful of members–that preaches that the Great Inversion is coming. European whites will be on the bottom and blacks will be on the top. In the meantime his church is about to die of financial problems. Watching the film one is never […]

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Batman: Detective No. 27 by Michael Uslan and Peter Snejbjerg (graphic novel review).

September 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Batman: Detective No. 27 by Michael Uslan and Peter Snejbjerg (graphic novel review).

I pulled ‘Batman: Detective No. 27’ by writer Michael Uslan and artist Peter Snejbjerg with an interest in how was a 2003 graphic novel using Batman was done when Bruce Wayne was only a detective. A large part of the book follows Allan Pinkerton after the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln and the rise of […]

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