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A Walk Among The Tombstones

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 by Vomitron

A Walk Among The Tombstones   AWATT onesheet poster 83x120 thriller reviews reviews drama action Director: Scott Frank
Writer: Scott Frank, based on the novel by Lawrence Block
Release year:
2014

Crime does not pay. Or, well, it might for a while, until your money’s gone. Then you’ll get your wife back. In pieces.

Unlicensed private detective Matthew Scudder (Liam Neeson) has been through some rough waters of his own. His reputation draws the attention of a drug trafficking kingpin, who wants to hire Scudder to track down the people responsible for kidnapping his wife. Against better judgement, Scudder accepts the job, leading him onto the trail of two misogynistic serial killers targetting women across the city. When things become more bleak in the process of bringing the culprits to justice, Scudder has the choice to make it a federal matter or join forces with the lesser of two evils: the aid of wealthy criminals, a drug addict and a young vagrant.

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Almost Human

Sunday, March 25th, 2012 by Coventry

Almost Human   almost human 00 84x120 thriller reviews reviews action Director: Umberto Lenzi
Writer:
Ernesto Gastaldi
Release Year:
1974
Italian Title:
Milano Odia: La Polizia Non Può Sparare

Almost Human   Offscreen 2012 mini logo thriller reviews reviews action Not nearly human, but delightfully beastly

A psychotic small-time criminal realizes that the everyday robberies, rapes and murders he commits aren’t making him all that much money, so he figures to hit it big time by kidnapping the daughter of a rich man. Piece of cake, or so it seems, but as to be expected, things don’t go down all that smoothly.

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Assault On Precinct 13

Monday, February 3rd, 2014 by C. John Archer

Assault On Precinct 13   AoP13 dvd 84x120 thriller reviews reviews action Director: John Carpenter
Writer: John Carpenter
Release year: 1976

If it takes you that long to realize you have the wrong ice cream just live with it.

Following the killings of several gang members by members of the LAPD, an interracial and heavily armed street gang go on the rampage. After the witness to a gang-murder runs into a police station about to be shut down, the gang declares war on the station. Now a cop, the secretaries and inmates must join forces if they want to live.

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Black Snake

Thursday, February 25th, 2010 by Perfesser Deviant

Black Snake   Black Snake poster 82x120 reviews comedy action Director: Russ Meyer
Writers: Russ Meyer & Leonard Neubauer based on a story by Anthony-James Ryan
Release Year: 1973

Despite the title, it’s not an all-black porno.

Sir Charles Walker (David Warbeck) goes undercover on the island plantation of Lady Susan Walker (Anouska Hempel) to find his missing brother Jonathan (David Prowse). He quickly finds the plantation is a horrible place, ruled with an iron fist by Lady Walker through her men: the extremely racist – and very white – overseer Joxer Tierney (Percy Herbert) and the cultured, homosexual, strict military commander – who’s very black – Capt. Raymond Daladier (Bernard Boston). The situation is ripe for rebellion, and this nice young man might well be the catalyst that makes it all happen….

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Celda 211

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 by Coventry

Celda 211   Celda poster01CR 84x120 thriller reviews reviews drama action Director: Daniel Monzón
Writer:
Jorge Guerricaechevarría and Daniel Monzón based on a novel by Francisco Pérez Gandul
Release year:
2009
English title:
Cell 211

Everybody in the whole cell block was dancing to the jailhouse rock!

Celda 211   BIFFF 2010 minilogo1 thriller reviews reviews drama action In order to make a good impression at his new job as a prison warden, Juan Oliver (Alberto Ammann) visits the facility on the day before he’s supposed to start, to get a tour and introduce himself to his new colleagues. Wrong time and place, as it turns out to be…

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