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L.A. Takedown (1989)

Director: Michael Mann Writer: Michael Mann Not great but interesting to see how Mann took his own 90 minute TV movie and then remade it into the epic crime classic Heat.

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Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)

Director: Shaka King Writers: Will Gerson & Shaka King (Story by Will Gerson & Shaka King and Kenny Lucas & Keith Lucas) Good! Kaluuya and Stanfield are great.

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Cohen & Tate (1988)

Director: Eric Red Writer: Eric Red

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Dog Eat Dog (2016)

Director: Paul Schrader Writer: Matthew Wilder (Based on the novel by Edward Bunker)

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The Mangler (1995)

Director: Tobe Hooper Writers: Tobe Hooper & Stephen Brooks and Peter Welbeck (Based on the short story by Stephen King)

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The Little Things (2021)

Director: John Lee Hancock Writer: John Lee Hancock Fine I guess.

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So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)

Director: Thomas Schlamme Writer: Robbie Fox

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Extraction (2020)

Director: Sam Hargrave Writer: Joe Russo (Story by Ande Parks & Joe Russo & Anthony Russo) (Based on the graphic novel “Ciudad” by Ande Parks & Fernando Leon Gonzalez)

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The Silent Partner (1978)

Director: Daryl Duke Writer: Curtis Hanson (Based on the novell “Think of a Number” by Anders Bodelsen) Had never heard of this before I came across it on Criterion Channel. Terrific crime thriller. Can’t go wrong with Gould and Plummer!

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Red, White and Blue (2020)

Director: Steve McQueen Writers: Courttia Newland & Steve McQueen Third film in the Small Axe series. Good. Boyega is excellent.

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