Crime Drama

Hot Summer Nights

Hot Summer Nights

I mean how do I not watch a coming-of-age crime drama set in 1991? And starring this Timothy (sorry, it's spelled Timothée?!) Chalamet kid I've been hearing so much...
I Melt With You

I Melt With You

Rating:  Here was the ten-word pitch to the movie studio for this film: handsome actors in Big Sur house hug, snort and die. And that pretty much tel...
Drive

Drive

Rating:  There are so many what-the-fuck moments in this movie it's almost impossible to count. Not since, I don't know, Pulp Fiction, have I been so...
The Town

The Town

Rating:  There's this certain genre of blue collar caper movie that's out there that makes perfect sense in the pantheon of both tough guy character an...
Following

Following

Rating:  So Christopher Nolan existed before Memento. He existed before The Prestige. He even existed before his blockbuster Batman movies. Before watc...
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

Rating:  The first stumbling block here is the overly clumsy title. It's a book title, not a movie title. It doesn't roll off the tongue. It doesn't sh...
Man On Fire

Man On Fire

Rating:  Sometimes I'm actually willing to give a movie a break. Sometimes there's that certain something that strikes a nerve in me that makes me ig...
Boiler Room

Boiler Room

Rating:  Aside from the fact this movie is essentially a 2000 remake of Wall Street, it proves to be entertaining and updated for these wacky times in ...
American History X

American History X

Rating:  What do you get when you mix an angry skinhead with cliched dialogue and a ridiculous plot that has no place in a 90's film? You get an overra...