Spy (2015)

release date: 5 June 2015 (Canada)  run time: 120 mins rated: 14A considered: Action, Comedy, Crime director: Paul Feig starring: Jude Law, Raad Rawi, Melissa McCarthy, Jessica Chaffin, Miranda Hart, Sam Richardson, Katie Dippold, Jaime Pacheco, Romain Apelbaum, Rose Byrne, Richard Brake, Steve Bannos, Morena Baccarat, Jason Statham, Carlos Ponce movie summary: A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the … More Spy (2015)

Run All Night (2015)

release date: 13 March 2015 (Canada) run time: 114 mins rated: 14A considered: Action, Crime, Drama director: Jaume Collet-Serra starring: Liam Neeson, Ed Harris, Joel Kinnaman, Boyd Holbrook, Bruce McGill, Genesis Rodriguez, Vincent D’Onofrio, Lois Smith, Common, Beau Knapp, Patricia Kalember, Daniel Stewart Sherman, James Martinez, Radivoje Bukvic, Tony Naumovski movie summary: Every big time mob boss has a hired gun to … More Run All Night (2015)

Focus (2015)

release date: 27 February 2015 (Canada) run time: 104 mins rated: 14A considered: Comedy, Crime, Drama director: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa starring: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Adrian Martinez, Gerald McRaney, Rodrigo Santoro, BD Wong, Brennan Brown, Robert Taylor, Dotan Bonen, Griff Furst, Stephanie Honore, David Stanford, Dominic Fumusa, Steve Kim, Don Yesso movie summary: There is a pick pocket around every corner … More Focus (2015)

Blackhat (2015)

release date: 16 January 2015 (Canada) run time: 133 mins rated: 14A considered: Action, Crime, Drama director: Michael Mann starring: Chris Hemsworth, Leehom Wang, Wei Tang, Viola Davis, Holt McCallany, Andy On, Ritchie Coster, Christian Borle, John Ortiz, Yorick van Wageningen, Tyson Chak, Brandon Molale, Danny Burstein, Archie Kao, Abhi Sinha movie summary: Nicholas Hathaway (Chris Hemsworth) is locked away in a … More Blackhat (2015)

Film Club: Heat

  In the February 2015 edition of Film Club, hosted by Kieron at http://whataboutthetwinkie.com/, we discussed the 1995 crime drama Heat. This film is considered a great movie because it was the first time Al Pacino and Robert De Niro shared a scene together on camera. Check out what the group thought of this epic game … More Film Club: Heat

A Most Violent Year (2014)

release date: 30 January 2015 (Canada) run time: 125 mins rated: R considered: Action, Crime, Drama director: J.C. Chandlor starring: Oscar Issac, Jessica Chastain, Albert Brooks, David Oyelowo, Alessandro Nivola, Elyes Gabel, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Peter Gerety, Christopher Abbott, Ashley Williams, John Procaccino, Glenn Fleshler, Jerry Adler, Annie Funke, Matthew Maher movie summary: New York City has always had the reputation of … More A Most Violent Year (2014)

Inherent Vice (2014)

release date: 9 January 2015 (Canada) run time: 148 mins rated: 18A considered: Comedy, Crime, Drama director: Paul Thomas Anderson starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Katherine Waterston, Joanna Newsom, Jordan Christian Hearn, Jeannie Berlin, Josh Brolin, Eric Roberts, Serena Scott Thomas, Maya Rudolph, Martin Dew, Michael Kenneth Williams, Hong Chau, Shannon Collis, Christopher Allen Nelson, Owen Wilson, Reese Witherspoon, Jena Malone, Benicio Del … More Inherent Vice (2014)

Taken 3 (2015)

release date: 9 January 2015 (Canada) run time: 109 mins rated: 14A considered: Action, Crime, Thriller director: Olivier Megaton starring: Liam Neeson, Forest Whitaker, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Don Harvey, Dylan Bruno, David Warshofsky, Jon Gries, Andrew Borba, Andrew Howard, Jimmy Palumbo, Leland Orser, Dougray Scott, Sam Spruell movie summary: When someone is a retired secret CIA operative/super assassin, it … More Taken 3 (2015)

Taken 2 (2012)

release date: 5 October 2012 (Canada) run time: 92 mins rated: 14A considered: Action, Crime, Thriller director: Olivier Megaton starring: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Leland Orser, Jon Gries, D.B. Sweeney, Luke Grimes, Rade Serbedzija, Kevork Malayan, Alain Figlarz, Frank Alvarez, Murat Tuncello, Ali Yildirim, Ergun Kuyucu, Cengiz Bozkurt movie summary: Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) is a … More Taken 2 (2012)

Taken (2009)

release date: 30 January 2009 (Canada) run time: 93 mins rated: 14A considered: Action, Crime, Thriller director: Pierre Morel starring: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Jon Gries, David Warshofsky, Holly Valance, Katie Cassidy, Xander Berkeley, Olivier Rabourdin, Gerard Watkins, Leland Orser, Arben Bajraktaraj, Radivoje Bukvic, Mathieu Busson movie summary: Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) is a … More Taken (2009)