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The term "Stockholm Syndrome" where the captured feel an affinity with and identify with their captors (think of Patty Hearst for instance), has been around in the media so long one might pause to won…
In the first few minutes of Widows, a heist goes wrong, and the four criminals are killed by the cops. The ensuing story is (refreshingly) about the mess that those crooks left behind. Veronica (Viola…
In Good Time, you rarely see Robert Pattinson's fangy smile to remind us of his vampiric teen idol years. As Connie, he is twitchy, shaggy, and completely devoted to his brother Nick (Benny Safdie) wh…
When I first heard the title of this movie I hated hated HATED it. The animated kiddie movie Boss Baby has just been released. Is the baby now driving a car? All I could think of was that the film's m…
Society has a way of dismissing older people, as if by virtue of aging you're become some sort of tool with no opinions and and endless capacity to be shoved around. Financial limitations and health w…
A "triple 9" (aka 999 code) over police radio means an officer is down. When an officer is down, all cops must rush to respond. This means if you are willing to take that step for the perfect heist, y…
There comes a moment in most relationships where you really start to wonder if you can handle your partner's annoying tendencies for even one minute more.  It's hugely unfortunate when that moment coi…
The Art of the Steal is a harsh reminder that it's no longer 1983, and presumably very few girls still have posters of Matt Dillon stuck to their bedroom walls. But that doesn't have to be a bad thing…
I remember seeing the trailer for The Town when it was coming to theaters. A bunch of masked Boston-Irish bank robbers hold up a bank and take the bank manager hostage. They kidnap her on the getaway …
James McAvoy stars as Simon, an art auctioneer who’s pulled into the high-stakes heist of a multi-million-dollar painting. But when the job goes awry and he’s knocked unconscious, he loses a chunk of …