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2000s Film T

The Taking of Pelham 123 (Remake) (2009)

Starring: Denzel Washington, John Travolta, John Turturro, James Gandolfini, and Luis Guzmán, with a small role from Adrian MartinezGrade: B- When Jay-Z’s “99 Problems” opens [Read More…]

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1970s Film T

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)

Starring: Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam, Héctor Elizondo, James Broderick, Jerry Stiller, Earl Hindman, Tony Roberts, and Doris Roberts with a cameo from Bill [Read More…]

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1990s C Film

Carlito’s Way (1993)

Starring: Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, John Leguizamo, Luis Guzmán, Viggo Mortensen, and James Rebhorn, with a cameo from Vincent PastoreGrade: A+ Being [Read More…]

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1990s Film T

The Siege (1998)

Starring: Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis, Annette Bening, Tony Shalhoub, Aasif Mandvi, Lance Reddick, and Wood HarrisGrade: B- Despite the film being about the “siege” of [Read More…]

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2010s Film J

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)

Starring: Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, Keira Knightley, Kenneth Branagh, Colm Feore, Gemma Chan, and David PaymerGrade: B- I hate the fact that Colm Feore was [Read More…]

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1970s Classic Film T

Taxi Driver (1976)

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Harvey Keitel, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks, Peter Boyle, Leonard Harris, Joe Spinell, and Martin ScorseseGrade: Classic A viewing of [Read More…]

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1960s Film T

The Detective (1968)

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Lee Remick, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Duvall, and Sugar Ray RobinsonGrade: B- If Lee Remick’s character didn’t exist or had a much lesser [Read More…]

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1990s Film M

Mo’ Better Blues (1990)

Starring: Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Joie Lee, Cynda Williams, Giancarlo Esposito, Bill Nunn, Robin Harris, John Turturro, Nicholas Turturro, Samuel L. Jackson, and [Read More…]