T.V. Review: City on a Hill

By Chris Bunton We absolutely love this show. It is based in 1990’s Boston, where corruption is rampant. The main character is “Jackie” Rohr played by Kevin Bacon. He does a fantastic job portraying this FBI agent who does what he wants, when he wants, and always gets his way.  He crosses the line betweenContinue reading “T.V. Review: City on a Hill”

Movie Review: Forty Year Turf Rumble

By Steven G. Farrell The Forty Year Turf Rumble: Street Gangs on Film: From The Dead End Kids to the Warriors. A long-enduring genre in Hollywood has been that of the gangs active on the mean-streets of the United States. These motion pictures usually took place in the tenement districts of Manhattan’s Hell Kitchen, orContinue reading “Movie Review: Forty Year Turf Rumble”

Book Release: “I’m a Dead Man”

By Chris Bunton If you are interested in conspiracy theories, and most especially the theories surrounding the John F. Kennedy assassination, then this is a book for you to check out. It is written by author and police historian, Sgt. Mike Simmons. The press release says: “PENSACOLA, Fla. _ Delving into a decades-old mystery involvingContinue reading “Book Release: “I’m a Dead Man””

Movie Review: We Still Kill the Old Way

By Chris Bunton ‘We Still Kill the Old Way” is a 2014 film about the difference between old time gangsters and modern day punks. The film gives you great satisfaction to see common street thugs getting what’s coming to them by people who are more evil, but classier and more stable, than they are. TheContinue reading “Movie Review: We Still Kill the Old Way”

Book Review: Tech Noir

By Dick Johnson I recently read an anthology entitled “Tech Noir” published by Switchblade Magazine. The name Tech Noir reminds me of a scene from the 1984 movie “The Terminator”. Sarah Connor is in a club being hunted by The Terminator. She calls her friend and leaves a voice mail, which tells the Terminator sheContinue reading “Book Review: Tech Noir”

Movie Review: The Hitman’s Bodyguard

By Chris Bunton I watched The Hitman’s Bodyguard on Redbox and I loved it. Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson do a great job, with this action packed, humor laced flick. Reynolds plays a ruined bodyguard who is dragged into protecting Jackson, who plays a Hitman, about to testify against a criminal politician. Reynolds andContinue reading “Movie Review: The Hitman’s Bodyguard”

Movie Review: The Foreigner

By Chris Bunton I watched the movie “The Foreigner” on Netflix recently and enjoyed it immensely. The film is about a Chinese British citizen whose daughter is killed in a bombing perpetrated by a rogue group, of the Irish Republican Army. The devastated father then goes on a rampage of revenge and justice. The movieContinue reading “Movie Review: The Foreigner”

Movie Review: Three Billboards outside Ebbing Missouri

This wonderful Oscar winning movie is about real community, a terrible crime, a stalled investigation, and dealing with tragedy. Three Billboards is a great flick, that is well worth your time. It tells the story of a mother who puts up 3 billboards, in order to spur the local police chief to do more toContinue reading “Movie Review: Three Billboards outside Ebbing Missouri”

Movie Review: Arizona

Danny McBride stars as Sonny, who is a ticked off home owner who feels he was robbed in the 2008 housing crash. He confronts his realtor, and things get worse from there, when he kidnaps another realtor, named Cassie played by Rosemarie DeWitt. The film takes place in Arizona home developments and also stars LolliContinue reading “Movie Review: Arizona”

Movie Review: Nightcrawler

This 2014 film is an interesting concept, where a thief discovers that he can sell video footage of crimes and tragedies to news stations. He learns that he can make money and enjoys the work, so he tries to create a legitimate business out of it. But, the criminal side of his nature starts toContinue reading “Movie Review: Nightcrawler”