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In Good Hands (Netflix) 2022

Turkish. Pretty boring movie. Saw it for Asli Enver, but she's not very good.

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Fatal Affair (Netflix) 2020

A real stupid movie.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (Tubi) 2008

A good film from Woody Allen. Great dialog.

Intrusion (Netflix) 2021

Another really lousy movie.

In Good Hands (Netflix) 2022

Turkish. Pretty boring movie. Saw it for Asli Enver, but she's not very good.

Intrusion (Netflix) 2021

Another really lousy movie.

Gangubai (Netflix) 2022

Hindi. A downright terrible movie.

Assassination Tango (Prime) 2003

A fairly engaging film about a planned murder.

Edge of Fear (Netflix) 2018

Exciting suspense. Good movie to watch.

A Fall from Grace (Netflix) 2020

A bit over-stretched, but a fair movie.

Puzzle (Prime) 1974

A bit old fashioned but a nice one to go back to.

In Good Hands (Netflix) 2022

Turkish. Pretty boring movie. Saw it for Asli Enver, but she's not very good.

The Greatest (Prime) 2009

Excellent emotional movie about relationships.

Kept Women (Prime) 2015

Excellent suspense movie. Enjoyed this!

Gifted Hands (Netflix) 2009

Based on a true story. Brain surgery masterpiece.

Dirty Dancing (Tubi) 1987

Lots of dancing but a sensitive streak that was touching.

In Good Hands (Netflix) 2022

Turkish. Pretty boring movie. Saw it for Asli Enver, but she's not very good.

The Note (Prime) 2007

Exciting movie, but a bit too much coincidences.

Kept Women (Prime) 2015

Excellent suspense movie. Enjoyed this!

Gifted Hands (Netflix) 2009

Based on a true story. Brain surgery masterpiece.

Dirty Dancing (Tubi) 1987

Lots of dancing but a sensitive streak that was touching.

In Good Hands (Netflix) 2022

Turkish. Pretty boring movie. Saw it for Asli Enver, but she's not very good.

The Note (Prime) 2007

Exciting movie, but a bit too much coincidences.

In Good Hands (Netflix) 2022

Turkish. Pretty boring movie. Saw it for Asli Enver, but she's not very good.

Water and Fire (U-Tube) 2013

Turkish. Trite story about Eastern Turkey gangs, but well acted and presented.

The Empty Hours (Netflix) 2013

Spanish. Slow moving, but good observation of how humans behave.

In Good Hands (Netflix) 2022

Turkish. Pretty boring movie. Saw it for Asli Enver, but she's not very good.

The two faces of January (Prime) 2014

Exciting movie. Although not very realistic.

Kidnapping Stella (Netflix) 2019

German. Good suspense film.

Autumn Girl (Netflix) 2021

Polish. A theme-less film. Sort of Polish thinking.

A Mother's Nightmare (Prime) 2012.

A piece of crap movie.

A month with Mrs. Potter (Prime) 2019

A bit boring story. Filmed in an old-fashioned way.

Restless (Netflix) 2022

French. Very tense and exciting. The hero had a lot of flaws.

21 Bridges (Netflix) 2019

With Chadwick Boseman, I thought this would be good. It wasn't. Lots of running and shooting.

The Night Clerk (Netflix) 2020

Sort of an ok movie about a person with disability. Good cast.

Caught (Prime) 2015

Based on a true story. Fabulous!

Caught (Prime) 2015

Based on a true story. Fabulous movie.

Restless (Netflix) 2022

French. Very Tense and exciting. The hero had a lot of flaws.

21 Bridges (Netflix) 2019

With Chadwick Boseman, I thought this would be good. It wasn't. Lots of running and shooting.

Infidelity (Tubi) 2021

Russian. Not a very solid background to this. Somewhat Russian.

All is Well (Netflix) 2019

Another confusing film. Boring.

The Spy (Tubi) 2012

German. Old fashioned spy story. A bit boring.

Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman (prime) 2004

Really middle aged. And a bit ugly. Like the movie.

Queen of Hearts (Tubi) 2019

Danish. Sensitively done movie for a pretty evil story.

Bluestocking Crimes: Don't leave me this way (Prime) 1993

A nicely filmed murder mystery.

My Father's Violin (netflix) 2022

Turkish. Has the Ertugrul hero (Engin) in lead role. A bit childish.

We are Three (Tubi) 2019

Spanish - Argentanian. A sort of different relationship approach. But no meat.

A Spare Room (Tubi) 2018

Fairly good story, but not much depth in portrayal.

Bayou Caviar (Prime) 2018

Not well directed. Sort of a good story.

In for a Murder (Netflix) 2021

Polish. Loved the acting of the heroine. Simple, yet very effective.

Before I go to Sleep (Prime) 2014

A bit confusing and somewhat unrealistic. 

Midwives (Prime) 2001

Phenomenal movie about the fine line of law.

Dear Mother (Netflix) 2021

French. Typical French humor. A bit hilarious at times.

Girl, Interrupted (Netflix) 1999

A story about border-line crazy girls. Fine line between civility and insanity. Angelina Jolie is fairly ok in this one.

Queen of Hearts (Tubi) 2019

Danish. Very sensitively done movie about a taboo subject. Enjoyed this one.

Last Tango in Paris (Tubi) 1973

Surprisingly passionate, despite some crazy behavior. Marlon Brando is one of a kind.

Yara (Netflix) 2021

Fabulous movie based on a true story.

In the Shadow of Iris (Netflix) 2016

French. An overly complicated film. Sort of ok to watch.

The Disappearance of Vonnie (Prime) 1994

Based on a true story. A complicated murder story.

Serpico (Prime) 1973

Based on true story of a struggle that a NY cop had. Al Pacino is excellent.

The Lost Daughter (Netflix) 2021

A pretty boring film, despite the promotion.

Close (Netflix) 2019

Very boring film.

Eden (Prime) 2013

Italian. Based on a true story. Excellent film about a scary kidnapping.

Jesse Stone: Stone Cold (Prime) 2005

Excellent murder story. Great dialog. Tom Selleck is wonderful

Grudge (Netflix) 2021

Turkish. A fairly twisted murder plot shot in Istanbul. Ok to watch

The Devil Inside (Tubi) 2019

French. Very well done movie. Suspenseful, yet realistic.

Knight and Day (Prime) 2010

Exciting dialog. Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz are good in this!

Naples in Veils (Tubi) 2017

A strange but well made movie about ghosts.

Begin Again (Netflix) 2013

Despite trying out a new way to show an old thing, it turned out pretty boring.

Outlaws (Netflix) 2021

Spanish. A bit sentimental, but lots of feeling in this.

The Unforgiven (Prime) 1960

Sensitively done showing a new culture. Ok to watch.

Sayonara (Prime) 1957

Beautiful love story. Marlon Brando is excellent!

No Time to Die (Apple TV) 2021

Action packed with some sentimentality thrown in.

The Constant Gardner (Prime) 2005. 

Intelligent, sensitively shot movie. Enjoyed this!

The Slut (Tubi) 2011

Slow moving sort of realistic film. A bit boring.

The Last Paradiso 2020

Based on a true story. Not much in it, but the way it is filmed is worth watching.

Sweet Escape - French 2015

Ok type, typical French comedy.

High Noon - Made in 1952

 Gary Cooper got an Oscar for this. Has Grace Kelly too. Amazing to savor the beauty and innocence of that era. Enjoyed this!

War Dogs - Made in 2016

Based on a true story. Pretty nice way to show how US tax payers get cheated in war. Brad Cooper has a small role.

Pal Joey (Prime) 1957

Frank Sinatra musical. Sort of ok. Not as good as Elvis.

Love and other Drugs (Prime) 2010

Fairly sensitive love story. Enjoyed the smart talk.

The Boss (netflix) 2014

Spanish. Based on a true story. Well done but too much butcher work.

The Dramatics (Tubi) 2015

A real crappy movie.

Bel Ami (Prime) 2012

A fairly boring political film from 1890 AD, Paris, France.

Sheherazade (Netflix) 2019

French. Boring movie about depraved immigrants in France.

Chehra (Prime) 2021

Hindi. Over-dramatic with little touch of reality.

Atonement (Prime) 2007

Intense love story. Very well presented.

Bedways (Tubi) 2010

German. A worthless movie

Indiscreet (Prime) 1958

Really good old movie with Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman.

Official Secrets (Netflix) 2019

Based on a true story. Misinformation leading to war in Iraq.

She's Lost Control (Tubi) 2014

A bit disjointed. A deep story though.

What's Between Us (Tubi) 2004

German. Very sensitively done. Enjoyed this movie.

Paradise, Hawaiian Style (Prime) 1966

A typical Elvis musical

Get In (Netflix) 2019

French. Dramatic and brutal film based on a true story.

The New Girlfriend (Tubi) 2015

French. Started out good, but became boring with gender confusion.

Madame Claude (Netflix) 2021

French. About a tough brothel boss. Based on a true story.

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (Prime) 1974

A typical old Clint movie. Sort of ok.

Nothing to Hide (Netflix) 2018

French. Very nice modern movie. Great dialog.

Life in Tatters (Tubi) 2011

French. Great thriller movie, but slightly over-stretched.

Easy Come, Easy Go (Prime) 1967

Another Elvis classic. Fun to watch this simple story.

In the Cut (Netflix) 2003

A bit scary, suspense movie. Sort of ok.

In the Name of my Daughter (Tubi) 2014

French. Based on a true story. Phenomenal movie.

Transference: A Love Story (Tubi) 2020

About a Norwegian nurse in London. A bit slow, but quite intense.

The Missouri Breaks (Prime) 1976

A bit boring despite having Marlon Brando and Jack Nicholson

MILF (Netflix) 2018

French. A bit obvious, but in a Frenchy way.

Ismael's Ghosts (Tubi) 2018

French. A bit confusing and long, but has good dialog.

Blue Hawaii (Prime) 1961

Lovely Elvis movie. Wonderful to go back in time.

Godard Mon Amor (Tubi) 2017

French. Excellent one with good dialogs. True story based. 

Security (Netflix) 2021

Italian. A bit confusing.

Toofan (Prime) 2021

Hindi. Very poorly done. A bit childish.

Awakenings (Prime) 1990

Based on a true story. A bit scary at first, but  great movie!

Vertigo (Prime) 1958

Flawless Hitchcock movie. Enjoyed this!

Lap Dance (Tubi) 2016

Based on a true story, but a bit boring.

Red Joan (Netflix) 2019

True story. Sensitively done on behalf of the spy.

Cry Freedom (Prime) 1987

True story filmed by Attenborough. Very well done!

Absence of Malice (Prime) 1981

Excellent movie. Paul Newman is fabulous. Sally Field - ok!

Lying and Stealing (Netflix) 2019

A modern version of gangs. Sort of ok

The Lady Vanishes (Prime) 1938

Alfred Hitchcock's movie from 1938! Well made for such an early movie.

Term Life (Netflix) 2016

A father-daughter bond in a gangster rap. Quite ok to watch.

Rear Window (Prime) 1958

Excellent movie by Alfred Hitchcock. James Stewart and Grace Kelly are marvelous.

Gaughin : Voyage to Tahiti (Tubi) 2017

French.  Truly amazing movie about this famous painter.

Nocturnal Animals (Netflix) 2016

A bit scary, but well done. Prime cast led by Amy Adams.

A Fistful of Dollars (Prime) 1967

Vintage Clint Eastwood film.

Groupier (Netflix) 1998

A serious movie, but not that good.

Rodin (Tubi) 2017

French.  Artistic and well done. Good one to watch. He's a sculptor.

Heartburn (Prime) 1986.

With Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep, I was expecting a good one. The first half was boring, but it did pick up.

Charlie says (Netflix) 2019

Disturbing film about Chares Manson. Amazing what a disturbed mind can do.

Un Tune (Netflix) 2015 French

Very well done. Shot in India with realism. Sensitive and typically French.

Midnight Run (Netflix) 1998

Old style gangster movie. Lots of smoking. DeNiro is pretty good.

The French Teacher (Tubi) 2019. 

French. Nicely done movie, but a bit of a psych mess at the end.

Adaptation (Prime) 2002.

With Cage and Streep, I thought this would be good. Pretty weird!

Illegal Woman (Netflix) 2020

Excellent movie. Shows how people help each other when they are good-natured.

The Hero (Prime) 2017

Old is pathetic. Worse when shown correctly as in this movie.

The Double (Prime) 2011

Richard Gere seems a bit lost in this crime thriller. Not that good.

Catch and Release (Prime) 2007

Sensitively done, but a bit weird in some ways.

Red Corner (Prime) 1997

Slow moving. Richard Gere is ok in this.

Introspectum Motel (Tubi) 2021

Bulgarian. Scary movie on revenge.

Double Lover (Tubi) 2017

French. A bit intense, but a movie for learning.

Frank and Lola (Netflix) 2016

Lame result although Mike Shannon is interesting.

The Last Paradiso 2020

Based on a true story. Not much in it, but the way it is filmed is worth watching.

Sweet Escape - French 2015

Ok type, typical French comedy.

High Noon - Made in 1952

 Gary Cooper got an Oscar for this. Has Grace Kelly too. Amazing to savor the beauty and innocence of that era. Enjoyed this!

War Dogs - Made in 2016

Based on a true story. Pretty nice way to show how US tax payers get cheated in war. Brad Cooper has a small role.

Blow (Tubi) 2001

True story with Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz. A drag.

The Mystery of Hansom Cab (Prime) 2012

Nicely made old Australian movie with good roles.

The Days of Abandonment (Tubi) 2005

Italian. One of the best movies to watch!

The Devil's Double (Prime) 2011

Pathetic story about Saddam Hussain's son. Even if it's true.

Ferry (Netflix) 2021

Dutch. A European gangster film. Not bad.

Magnum Force (Tubi) 1973

An old Clint ok type movie.

Straw Dogs (Prime) 2011

Deadly rural story. Not good.

Tightrope (Tubi) 1984

A disappointing Clint Eastwood movie. There are some I guess.

The Whole Truth (Netflix) 2016

Great Courtroom drama. Must watch!

Larry Crowne (Prime) 2011

Again a  bad one even with Tom Hanks!

The Client (Tubi) 1994

Despite having Tommy Lee Jones and Susan Sarandon, it's not good at all.

Borat Subsequent Movie film (Prime) 2020

Worthless piece of crap!

The Crimes that Bind (Netflix) 2020

Spanish. Based on a true story. Fabulous movie!

A Rainy Day in New York (Prime) 2020

Not a good Woody Allen movie. He seems to have lost it.

Miss Sloane (Netflix) 2016

Jessica Chastain's best movie, in my opinion!

Extraction (Netflix) 2020

Too much violence and very poor and dusty Bangladesh.

Harry Brown (Tubi) 2010

Fabulous Michael Caine flick. A retired army officer comes through.

Lost in Paradise (Tubi) 2015

Tom Selleck has as good a presence on the screen as Clint Eastwood. This is an ok type movie.

Blood Work (Tubi) 2002

Fabulous Clint movie. He sure is one of the best!

My Cousin Vinny (Prime) 2012

A bit dated. Good to see minority stars try hard. A bit hilarious.

Unhinged (Prime) 2020

Russel Crowe is very fat here and unhinged too. Not that good.

The Invisible Guest (Netflix) 2016

Spanish. Complicated, but well-executed film

Pagglait (Netflix) 2021

Hindi. Sensitively done. Shows old Hindu cultures next to emerging new ones.

In the Line of Fire (Prime) 1993

Classic Clint movie. He sure is a favorite!  
 

Ava (Netflix) 2020

I like Jessica Chastain and this is a good one. Lots of fighting.

Pale Rider (Tubi) 1985

It's a long walk, says Clint Eastwood! Enjoyable.

99 Homes (Tubi) 2014

Exciting movie! Enjoyed this.

All Good Things (Prime) 2010

Saw it for Ryan Gosling. Not very good, but based on a true story.

Lonely Hearts (Tubi) 2007

ery well done! John Travolta is fat and Salma Hayek is deadly.

Listen (Netflix) 2017

Lebanese. More or less like a Lebanese film. A bit confusing.

Parker (Netflix) 2013

Jennifer Lopez is pretty nice in this one. Fairly exciting.

Hot, Sweet, Sour (Netflix) 2017

Turkish. Fairly good movie - a bit dramatic. Vural, from Fatmagul is the lead in this one.

Mank (Netflix) 2020

Lot of idle chatter for two hours in black and white. Not sure why it got 10 nominations for this year's Oscar

Italian Romance (Tubi) 2004

Italian. Slow moving, but packed with love. Good actors.

Raja (Tubi) 2003

Moroccan based film with confusing plot.

Sound Castles (Fawesome) 2014

An emotional film about the aftermath of kidnapping in rural Indiana.

Black Beach (Netflix) Spanish

Made in 2020. Mystery with a good ending.

Things we lost in the Fire (Prime) 2007

Nice movie. Halle Berry got a BET award for this. Sensitively done.

Down by Love (Tubi) 2016

Based on a true story. Love between a warden and a female prisoner. Amazing how people behave.

Ask the Dusk (Prime) 2006

Salma Hayek in a good role. Sensitive portrayal of racial discrimination, especially in the 2nd half.

Plonger - French, made in 2018

Crazy, post-partum blues for an attractive woman. A bit boring drag out.

Gloomy Sunday German, 2003

Very touching story of an unusual love triangle in Nazi Germany. Poignant. Movie made in Budapest.

For One Night

Based on a true story about two racial proms. Sort of ok. Made in 2006.