movie review

Felony-focused film reviews; fictional movies and true crime documentaries depicting real-life stories or inspired by them.

Kelsey Lange10 months ago
10 Serial Killer Movies That Are Based on True Stories
Among the guilty pleasures in the world, learning about serial killers is one of the most common. And for some sick reason, we find ourselves interested in the minds of those who are evil. To make thi...
Rich Monettia year ago
You Don’t Know Whether You are Coming or Going in 'Roman J. Israel'
When I saw the preview for Roman J. Israel, I wondered how I had missed this real life Civil Rights lawyer from the front lines of early 70s injustice. I eventually learned the esquire was a fictional...
S. A. Anderson a year ago
Why I Think Everyone Should Watch 'Natural Born Killers'
Oliver Stone is a director who has never shied away from politics and controversy. He has shown this with movies like JFK, Nixon and Snowden. His most political and controversial movie to date is argu...
Ashley Greccoa year ago
Murder With Catchy Titles!
It seems that in recent years, the popular fascination with “true crime” has grown significantly. Once dubbed weird or creepy has now been deemed more “mainstream” in some cases. Netflix is full of do...
James Fangsa year ago
Best True Crime Documentaries on Netflix to Stream Right Now
Nothing is more engaging than true crime documentaries. The fact that these documentaries are based on real events is what really lures us in. We're shocked by the idea that these actually occurred. T...
Trevor Wellsa year ago
Lifetime Review: '16 and Missing'
Oh, Ashley Scott, it seems you can hardly catch a break when it comes to Lifetime movies. Before being cast in the schlock that was Fatal Defense, you were in this MarVista-made "thriller" where you h...
The Godfather
The Godfather is Francis Ford Coppola’s opus magnum. Praised by many critics to be one of the greatest films ever put to the screen, no film can create such an evocation of pure emotion, not just from...
Best Serial Killer Documentaries to Watch Right Now
Serial killers disgust us. Serial killers bewilder us. But serial killers also attract us. We look into their eyes and hear their thoughts in documentaries because we want to know what they're thinkin...
Stephanie Warda year ago
Killing the Big Screen
Obsession with serial killers and their crimes have been prevalent since the 1970s. You may find yourself asking why, and you wouldn’t be alone. As it turns out, it’s not that weird. In the 1970s, med...
Why The New Casey Anthony Documentary 'An American Murder Mystery' Broke Ratings Records
Viewers are fascinated with true crime stories. It's one of the many reasons why television shows like #Snapped, #TheFirst48 and #MakingaMurderer are so popular. We want to go behind the scenes of the...
5 Actors Who Played Real-Life Killers So Well, They'll Never Stop Freaking Us Out
Actors get paid to create characters that make us feel so many different emotions. And if they're good at their jobs, we get lost in their roles. But there are some roles we wish didn't exist, and som...
Donald Graya year ago
Greatest Legal Movies Ever Made
Despite the best detective movies, having some of the greatest sleuths ever portrayed on screen, these detectives are very different. In the greatest legal movies ever made, the private eye investigat...
Paul Zunigaa year ago
Scarface Remake Has New Lead, Could Al Pacino Join the New Film?
In a time of reboots and remakes, it shouldn't come as a surprise to hear of a Scarface reboot being in the works. Yes, the 1983 version of Scarface was a reboot in itself but we're in for yet another...
Sean Patricka year ago
Movie Review: 'My Friend Dahmer'
My Friend Dahmer starring Disney Channel veteran Ross Lynch is a unique and daring examination of the serial killer before the killing. Based on the true life graphic novels of John 'Derf' Backderf, a...
Donald Graya year ago
Best Prison Movies of All Time
They may not be at the top of everybody's list, and they certainly don't have any cult following of any kind, but prison films are often greatly overshadowed. Some of the best interpersonal confrontat...
Jake Pinea year ago
Greatest Murder Mystery Movies Ever Made
Who doesn't like a good whodunit? Somebody has been murdered, the stakes couldn't be any higher, and perhaps that's why murder mystery movies have been fascinating audiences since the inception of fil...
George Nekilana year ago
Creepiest Serial Killer Movies to Watch Right Now
Serial killer films are among the best movies in the horror genre, primarily because they're possible, unlike paranormal and super natural movies. In fact, a lot of serial killer films are based on tr...
Ryan Eppsa year ago
Best Detective Movies of All Time
It's becoming increasingly difficult for mystery fans to find their beloved detective films. Even if we may love the art of investigation, there are so few modern detective and noir films that provide...