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10th & Wolf

10th & Wolf (2006)   3/53/53/53/53/5

107 mins     Crime, Drama, Mystery      

There is a scene early on in "10th & Wolf" featuring Dennis Hopper as a mob boss called Matty Matello and he barks at the guy behind the bar if he screws up his drink he will kill him. Without it being a complete copy it is r...

2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)   2/52/52/52/52/5

160 mins     Mystery, Sci-Fi      

I think it is in "Bambi" where on of the characters say "if you can't say anything nice don't say nothing at all", so I had better say bye now and review over. Okay it is not that bad but I do not think "2001: A Space Odyssey...

23 Paces to Baker Street

23 Paces to Baker Street (1956)   4/54/54/54/54/5

103 mins     Mystery, Thriller      

Everyone who watches "23 Paces to Baker Street" says the same thing, it is very Hitchcock like. From the styling through to the storyline director Henry Hathaway has crafted a movie which feels and looks like a Hitchcock movi...

5 Card Stud

5 Card Stud (1968)   3/53/53/53/53/5

103 mins     Mystery, Western      

"5 Card Stud" is another one of those westerns where the idea ends up a lot better than the final movie. In fact I really like the idea of making a western a mystery with men involved in a lynching being picked off one by one...

8MM

8MM (1999)   3/53/53/53/53/5

123 mins     Crime, Mystery, Thriller      

"8MM" is a movie which seems to divide audiences you either think it a bit of self indulgent pap from director Joel Schumacher who brought us the genuine pap "Batman & Robin" or you think it's a much flawed but engrossing thr...

8MM 2

8MM 2 (2005)   2/52/52/52/52/5

106 mins     Drama, Mystery, Thriller      

For those who haven't watched it "8mm" was about a detective trying to uncover whether a snuff movie was in fact real and as he was drawn into the seedy underworld of adult entertainment he became more intrigued and repulsed ...

A Bundle of Trouble: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery

A Bundle of Trouble: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery (2017)   3/53/53/53/53/5

88 mins     Drama, Mystery, TV Movie      

In all these "Aurora Teagarden" movies you basically get two things; of course a mystery in need of been solved and secondly the continuation of character stories. It is actually the second of those which is more important th...

A Christmas Mystery

A Christmas Mystery (2014)   3/53/53/53/53/5

88 mins     Drama, Mystery, Romance, TV Movie      

What makes a Christmas movie? It is an argument which is often debated as does being set at Christmas make a movie Christmas movie? If so "Die Hard" would be a Christmas movie. That argument comes in to effect when discussing...

A Crime of Passion

A Crime of Passion (2003)   2/52/52/52/52/5

90 mins     Crime, Drama, Mystery, TV Movie      

Cluedo time is the best way to describe "A Crime of Passion" another movie from the Mary Higgin's Clark collection. If you don't know what that means then we have a couple of murders and a variety of suspects and we are kept ...

A Daughter's Nightmare

A Daughter's Nightmare (2014)   3/53/53/53/53/5

87 mins     Drama, Mystery, Thriller, TV Movie      

For me "A Daughter's Nightmare" features two of my favourite TV movie stars; Paul Johansson and Victoria Pratt. Johansson is great at playing tall, dark, handsome with a dark side whilst Victoria Pratt is attractive but in a ...

A Deadly Encounter

A Deadly Encounter (2004)   2/52/52/52/52/5

90 mins     Mystery, Thriller, TV Movie      

A Deadly Encounter (2004) (aka: Over the Edge) Laura Leighton stars as Joanne who finds herself the victim of extreme stalking when she accidentally cuts up another driver...

A Likeness in Stone

A Likeness in Stone (2000)   3/53/53/53/53/5

150 mins     Drama, Mystery, TV Movie      

Originally broadcast as a mini-series it is little surprise that "A Likeness in Stone" is a story of two halves. The first half focuses on two things, the ramifications of the discovery of the body in the reservoir, stuffed i...

A Miracle on Christmas Lake

A Miracle on Christmas Lake (2016)   3/53/53/53/53/5

110 mins     Family, Mystery      

Like so many movies the intentions behind "A Miracle on Christmas Lake" are good as we have this storyline about a teenager struggling to deal with the loss of a friend, this is on top of his father having left years earlier ...

A Nanny's Revenge

A Nanny's Revenge (2012)   3/53/53/53/53/5

90 mins     Crime, Mystery, Thriller, TV Movie      

This review of "A Nanny's Revenge" is probably the simplest one I have ever written as this movie boils down to just two things. The first of those is the story which sees Gina trying to get proof that Parker is crooked and g...

A Nanny's Secret

A Nanny's Secret (2009)   3/53/53/53/53/5

91 mins     Crime, Mystery, Thriller, TV Movie      

Pleasantly surprised, it is one of those rare feelings you get when you watch a TV movie and didn't find it laughable but it is the feeling I got when I watched "A Nanny's Secret". Now in fairness "A Nanny's Secret" is not so...

A Near Death Experience

A Near Death Experience (2008)   3/53/53/53/53/5

89 mins     Drama, Horror, Mystery, TV Movie      

The daft thing is that when it comes to "A Near Death Experience", which is also known as "Voices", the whole supernatural, I see dead people thing is only there as a mechanism for another story where a woman ends up in dange...

A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Grimacing Governor

A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Grimacing Governor (1994)   3/53/53/53/53/5

96 mins     Crime, Drama, Mystery, TV Movie      

"A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Grimacing Governor" was the third of the four "A Perry Mason Mystery" movies which were made following the death of Raymond Burr with Hal Holbrook reprising the role of "Wild" Bill McKe...

A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester

A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester (1995)   3/53/53/53/53/5

96 mins     Crime, Drama, Mystery, TV Movie      

When it comes to TV movie franchises one of the joys is that due to their nature of being more like extended episodes of a TV show often allows you to watch them in what ever order you like. And that is the case when it comes...

A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Wicked Wives

A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Wicked Wives (1993)   3/53/53/53/53/5

96 mins     Crime, Drama, Mystery, TV Movie      

A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Wicked Wives (1993) Paul Sorvino appears as lawyer Anthony Caruso who finds himself defending a wife of a photographer after he is murdered...

A Shot in the Dark

A Shot in the Dark (1964)   3/53/53/53/53/5

102 mins     Comedy, Mystery      

I think when it comes to Inspector Clouseau I am in the minority as I have never found them that funny. Now in fairness up until now I had never watched an entire Clouseau movie, I had started them and watched for half an hou...

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