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UNHINGED- The Flick Fanatics (Karl S.)

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UNHINGED

Starring:

Russell Crowe- Tom

Caren Pistorius- Rachel

Gabriel Bateman- Kyle

Russell Crowe is having a bad day in the new suspense film “Unhinged”.

Russell Crowe is Tom, a divorced man suffering from extreme headaches that is not living his best life at the moment. Unhinged opens with Tom tossing his wedding ring away and breaking into a house murdering the couple inside (presumably his ex-wife and her lover) and setting the house ablaze. The house explodes as Tom Drives away.

Rachel (Pistorius) is a single mom going through a divorce, like Tom not having any good days. Rachel over sleeps on the day of a meeting with an important client and is running late to get her son Kyle to school. Rachel hits traffic and cuts off numerous cars to exit the highway to navigate side streets to get Kyle to school. She is stopped behind a gray pickup truck that is just sitting at a green light. Rachel lays on the horn and speeds around the truck. Tom is driving the truck!!!

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Tony's Take

BOY ERASED review

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The Truth Cannot Be Converted

“Boy Erased” is a harrowingly-brutal and honest true story, following the life of Jared Eamons (Lucas Hedges) and his family in Arkansas.  Jared is a young boy, about to graduate high school and attend his dream college.  The son of a Baptist preacher (Russell Crowe) and his wife (Nicole Kidman), Jared lives to make them proud.  At college, he begins to Continue reading

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THE NICE GUYS

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the-nice-guys-poster_1They’re Not That Nice

Shane Black’s latest offering, “The Nice Guys”, follows two head-butting PIs in 1977 Los Angeles having to come together to solve a case.  Holland March, a closet alcoholic, is a private investigator who uses people and follows half-assed cases to take their money.  Jackson Healy beats people up for a living; people pay him to beat and scare people who have been giving them trouble.  The film opens as Misty Mountain (a famous porn star) crashes Continue reading