Crime Category

Posted On October 20, 2016By Daniel ContarelliIn Crime, Romance, Thriller

Bound (1996)

Corky, a lesbian ex con hired to work in an apartment as a plumber, meets neighbors Caesar, who launders money for the Mafia, and his girlfriend Violet. The two women have a love affair and decide to steal $2,000,000 that Caesar has in custody before he gives them back to Mafia boss Gino Marzone. Caesar is set up by the two scheming women as a scapegoat but things start to go wrong when he reacts in an unexpected way… (Plot summary by Giancarlo Cairella)   Director: Writer: Editor: Zach StaenbergRead More

Posted On September 15, 2016By Daniel ContarelliIn Crime, Drama, Music

Five Minutes to Live (1961)

Originally released in 1961 as Five Minutes to Live, this low-budget crime drama was later re-released as Door-to-Door Maniac. Fred narrates the film in flashback, detailing a suburban bank robbery that goes awry. In his simple plan, he hires a hard-up hood, Johnny Cabot to take the wife of the bank’s vice president hostage. Cabot will hold her until he gets a call alerting him that Fred has been successful in getting ransom money. Cabot waits, and watches the Wilson house as the husband leaves for the bank and theirRead More

Posted On November 11, 2015By TilIn Crime, Drama, Thriller

M (1931)

A psychotic child murderer stalks a city, and despite an exhaustive investigation fueled by public hysteria and outcry, the police have been unable to find him. But the police crackdown does have one side-affect, it makes it nearly impossible for the organized criminal underground to operate. So they decide that the only way to get the police off their backs is to catch the murderer themselves. Besides, he is giving them a bad name. (Plot summary by Ken Yousten)   Director: Writer: Editor: Paul Falkenberg 90to5 Editor: 90to5 Editor Website:Read More

Posted On November 10, 2015By TilIn Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Fast and the Furious (1955)

A man wrongly imprisoned for murder breaks out of jail. He wants to clear his name, but with the police pursuing him, he’s forced to take a beautiful young woman, driving a fast sports car, hostage and slip into a cross-border sports car race to try to make it to Mexico before the police get him. (Plot summary by frankfob2@yahoo.com)   Director: Writer: Editor: Edward Sampson 90to5 Editor: 90to5 Editor Website: colonopenbracket.co.uk 90to5 Editor Bio: Currently an Assistant Editor at WhitehousePost, London. (www.whitehousepost.com) I really enjoyed this as an editingRead More

Posted On November 1, 2015By TilIn Crime, Drama, Romance

Viola (2010)

Fleeing an abusive relationship, a young German woman moves to America – only to be swindled out of her savings. While working for Jewish baker and trying to get her life back on track, she receives a mysterious phone call from Marlene Dietrich, and she immediately suspects her new boyfriend, who denies that it was him. Trying to find the source of the phone call, she forms an unlikely friendship with a lonely woman who claims to have known Marlene and realizes that maybe, just maybe, she can learn toRead More

Posted On October 26, 2015By TilIn Crime, Horror, Mystery

Satan’s School for Girls (1973)

Elizabeth Sayers enrolls at Salem’s School for Girls, her dead sister’s alma mater, in Salem, Mass. to investigate why her sister, Martha, was mysteriously hanging from a 12-foot ceiling beam at the girls’ West Coast home. (Plot summary by LA-Lawyer)   Director: Writer: Editor: Brian Brunette, Allan Jacobs 90to5 Editor: 90to5 Editor Website: – 90to5 Editor Bio: –   What do you get when you cross producer Aaron Spelling, future Charlie’s Angel Kate Jackson, and Mephistopheles? Well, Satan’s School For Girls, that’s what; a vintage 1970s made-for-TV ‘horror’ film. WhatRead More

Posted On September 29, 2015By TilIn Crime, Drama

Dishonored Lady (1947)

Madeleine Damien is the fashion editor of a slick Manhattan magazine by day and a lively party girl by night. Unfortunately, the pressures of her job, including kowtowing to a hefty advertiser, and her bad luck with men are driving her to a breakdown. She seeks the help of a psychiatrist, and under his orders, quits her job and moves into a smaller flat under a new identity. She becomes interested in painting and a handsome neighbor. He soon finds out about her past when an ex-suitor implicates her inRead More

Posted On September 22, 2015By TilIn Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Cold Sweat (1970)

Joe Martin, a quiet American, lives a quiet life in the South of France renting boats to tourists. He is happily married to Fabienne and has a twelve-year-old daughter named Michèle. But the quiet man has a past: ten years before, Joe (then Moran) had escaped with four other convicts, among whom the sadistic ex-mercenary Katanga. Seeing the latter brutally kill an M. P., Joe had abandoned his accomplices and left with the car. One night, Captain Ross, Katanga, Whitey and Fausto re-appear… (Plot summary by Guy Bellinger)   Director:Read More