Tagged: crimewatch

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CRIMEWATCH: NEW JACK CITY

Mario Van Peebles’ 1991 crime classic NEW JACK CITY celebrates its 25th anniversary this year so we wanted to pay tribute with a look...

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CRIMEWATCH: Short Eyes

Preceding Jamaa Fanaka’s critically acclaimed Penitentiary as well as the intense and influential TV event “Scared Straight,” 1977’s Short Eyes (prison slang for pedophile)...

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CRIMEWATCH: Sapphire

A crime drama, a murder mystery, a treatise on ethnic tensions, class and “passing” in 1950s London, Sapphire is also a clever, well acted...

CRIMEWATCH: Crazy Joe

Created to appeal to fans of The Godfather series, the little-known Crazy Joe (1974) tells the “true life” story of Italian mobster “Crazy” Joe...

CRIMEWATCH: Crack House

Michael Fischa’s ultra sleazy L.A. crime drama CRACK HOUSE (1989) could be seen as a modern update of all the low budget exploitation teen...

CRIMEWATCH: Across 110th Street

During a mob meeting, two men disguised as police officers bust in and hold the gangsters at gunpoint. When one of the crooks moves,...

CRIMEWATCH: American Hustle

Ever since his directorial debut in 1994, David O. Russell is a filmmaker that continues to surprise critics and audiences with the wide range...

CRIMEWATCH: The Hot Rock

From the late 60s into the 70s Director Peter Yates made a handful of classics including Bullitt, The Friends of Eddie Coyle, Mother Jugs...