Deadly Delusion aka The Lease: LifetimeTV Movie Review

Deadly Delusion (aka The Lease) sees Julia, who had a good childhood until the murder of her parents, on, what seems, a spiral downfall in her adult life. When her boyfriend gets a well paying executive job at a movie studio, she and he lease a house in upscale Los Angeles. Julia and her boyfriend Shane hopes the movie to a new place will help Julie with her issues, mainly her delusions of someone always after her.

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Julia (Haylie Duff, The Bachelor Next Door, Bad Twin, His Secret Family) has been suffering nightmare, both in sleep and waking hours, of someone after her. When she tries to tell her boyfriend Shane (Mike Faiola, Psycho In-Law, Awkward TV series, Bones TV series) he thinks she has delusions for the person she claims is after her can never be found. Shane has been supporting Julia with her delusions while Julia is seeing a mental doctor named Dr. Leary (played by Teri Polo, The Fosters TV series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit).

Shane is able to obtain a nice house in upscale Los Angels through his boss while getting a promotion at work as an executive at a movie studio, as already mentioned. This house is in a new city for Julia, in which Shane hopes will allow her to focus on her job as a fashion photographer while giving her a new place to help with her recovery. Her doctor is just a video conference away, which Shane insists she contacts when she’s feeling a bit off.


The delusions, or illusions, Julia has of someone after her don’t slow down, but rather, seem to be getting worse. She constantly in video conferences with Dr. Leary and calling her husband at work throughout the day. The illusions aren’t just of people after her, but of snakes in her bathroom and noises, she hears in the house.

Shane, being the ever loving boyfriend, tries to assure Julia that there isn’t anything going on. When she tells him someone is in the house, he checks to find no one there. When Julia feels they are being watched, he proves to her that that’s not true either, even when she begins pulling the Network cable from the ceiling claiming it’s a cable to a hidden video camera. The cable, he tells her, is to the TV and he shows her. Everything Julia says or shows Shane, he is able to show or tell her the opposite


As with Mistress Hunter, this movie had a lot going on as far as twists. When Julia does some snooping on her own because she knows she’s not crazy, she discovers a lot of secrets, which only has us, the viewers, wondering what’s going on. But the more Julia learns the more we think we’re going to crazy.

The delusions or illusions (however you want to label them) are real for Julia, but not by way of her mind playing tricks on her. They are man-made illusions but the reason for the mind games is very surprising and makes you wonder about people as if I don’t wonder about them as it is.


I love me some Haylie Duff, the older sister of Hillary Duff. Ever since I saw her in His Secret Family (2015), I have watched all of her psychological movies on LifetimeTV or Lifetime Movie Network. I think she’s a fantastic actress and she doesn’t disappoint in Deadly Delusion aka The Lease. Haylie brings her characters to life to where you feel what they are feeling and want to help. When someone wrongs her in a movie you want to help her get even with that person. This is the type of actress she is.

Haylie made this movie for me. It’s one of the reasons I watched it. But when the twists started coming about and the final twist happened at the end, I put this movie on top of my list of another great movie from Lifetime. I saved this movie on my DVR, as I did with Mistress Hunter, to watch again.

Deadly Delusion aka The Lease is currently playing on LifetimeTV and must see.

Mistress Hunter: A Lifetime Movie Network Movie Review

Mistress Hunter tells the story of Jackie, a housewife, who thinks her husband might be stepping out on her. When she hired the Mistress Hunter to get the goods on him, she gets more than she bargained for.

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Jackie has been getting the feeling that something is not right with her husband, Karl (Martin Copping, Zombie Hunter, Hand of God), for he keeps telling her that never has time for lunch. One particular day, Jackie calls Karl’s job (I forget the reason) but learns that he has an appointment during lunch he’s had set for a while. Jackie decides to go to his job and follow him to see where he’s going and follows him to an apartment building in which a woman greets him at her door. This crushes Jackie.


Jackie is at Valerie’s house (played by Laura Plaxco, Superstore, Shameless), where another friend of hers, Melanie is there as well (played by Christy Meyers, Black-ish, Scandal). Jackie begins pouring her heart out to her friends about Karl stepping out on her and she’s not sure how long this has been going on and so forth. Valerie suggests she hires the mistress hunter to get more information on Karl. Jackie is a bit skeptical, mostly because the word ‘hunter’ in mistress hunter sounds a bit harsh. Valerie explains that’s just her handle, but that she’s the best in town. Melanie, on the other hand, is not to keen on the idea. Jackie wants to think about it.


Remember Karl has been telling Jackie that he’s been stuck at the office and not able to take a lunch. Jackie, being suspicious, and even more suspicious since she caught him, calls his office (I forgot the reason why, but it was a ploy) to which she is told he’s out to lunch that he’s had booked for some time. That evening when Karl comes home, she tells him she called the office only to learn he’s at lunch. He states some clients come into town at the last minute and therefore, the lunch was last minute. LIE! After this blatant lie, Jackie decides she wants to hire the mistress hunter and asks Valerie for her contact information.


The mistress hunter Hannah (Lydia Look, Deadpool, Rush Hour, General Hospital) has an office in the warehouse but does not provide a phone number, only an address. Jackie arrives to find Hannah’s office in the back of the warehouse. Jackie tells Hannah her story to which Hannah gives her some advice and some disclaimer’s, some of which require Jackie to do some snooping herself. Jackie feels if she’s going to snoop at well why hire Hannah. But Hannah gives her more information and tells Jackie she can either hire her or not. After thinking about it Jackie decides to hire Hannah.


Hannah is the type of person who will find you when she needs to and this throws Jackie off a bit for Hannah shows at odd places at odd times dressed as various professions. Jackie starts getting a little spooked about this but is told by Hannah that this is how she does business. During these encounters, Hannah provides Jackie with information she’s seeking but also asks Jackie to acquire certain physical information for Hannah. It’s during of these expeditions (by Hannah) that Jackie learns that her husband has been stepping out on her with a number of women. Not at the same time, mind you. He gets rid of one and has another one waiting in the wings. His current is a lady named Beth, who doesn’t know he’s married and has a child.


The more Hannah has Jackie do the more Jackie starts becoming a different person, and goes for the juggler herself, starting with Beth. And the more she does the more Melanie starts to see a difference in Jackie and is not comfortable with everything going on. It’s at this point that Melanie decides to distance herself from both Valerie and Jackie. Jackie, too, feels she’s gone to drastic measures to get the goods on her husband but feels she’s justified in doing so and continues on, with the support of Valerie.


I really enjoyed this movie. As I’ve mentioned in other posts, Lifetime has been coming through with some pretty good movies lately. Some still lack the acting chops, the writing and execution of these movies are really good, and Mistress Hunter does not disappoint at all. I was a bit skeptical in the beginning for I thought this was going to another perdictable movie. But once she hired Hannah, the movie picked up and so did the twists.

I loved Hannah. She was sarcastic and brutal at times, but she got the job done. The way she acted at times, I thought there was something dodgy about her, but she turned out to be on the up and up. She provided her backstory to Jackie and how she got into the mistress hunter business. After hearing her story, you understood her actions better.

It was the friends, Valerie and Melanie, that had me a bit suspicious on their motives for why they did what they did. Why did Valerie suggest the mistress hunter to Jackie and why did Melanie not support Jackie, even when she was she was going hardcore? When a murder takes place and Jackie is on the top of the suspect list, things get even more interesting.

Mistress Hunter is currently playing on Lifetime Movie Network. Check your local listing. I highly recommend this movie.

A Sister’s Nightmare [Movie Review]


A Sister’s Nightmare (2013) centers around Cassidy who has spent 15 years in a mental institution. When her regular doctor has a stroke and takes an early retirement, the replacement doctor feels Cassidy is well enough to enter society, after consulting with her regular doctor. With no place to go and other alternative reasons, Cassidy seeks out her sister Jane, a cop, with a live-in boyfriend and a high school daughter who suffers from a nightmare of drowning.


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When Cassidy first shows up at Jane’s house it’s Emily (Jane’s daughter) who greets her, not knowing she Jane’s sister. When Jane introduces Cassidy as her sister, the daughter blurts out, “You told me your sister died.” This was the first instance of this kid being a complete ass. Then comes a series of strange things happening around the house. For instance is a knife ends up missing from the knife block in the kitchen.


The second instance is Jane catching Cassidy in the kitchen getting water to drink, and the third is Cassidy climbing into Emily’s room to wake her from her nightmare. Yes, I said climb. Because of Cassidy being in the house, Jane has put locks on her daughter’s room as well as her (Jane’s) room. Due to Emily’s door being locked, the sister climbed in through the window. Now, if that doesn’t scream weird and troubling, I don’t know what does. Yet, Emily didn’t find anything off about that, but Jane does and soon she’s having bars installed on her daughter’s bedroom window. At this point, I’m not sure whose more off their rocker, Jane or Cassidy.

Through flashback of Jane and Cassidy as kids, we come to understand the volatile relationship these have had for all their lives.

When Cassidy decides to take Emily camping, without the consent of Jane, all the buried secrets and lies come to the surface.


I enjoy anything Natasha Henstridge is in when she’s playing the stalker, the killer or any bad person, and this movie is no exception. I became a fan of hers since Species (1995).

The daughter, Emily, played by Peyton List, was annoying to me. When the bars were on her bedroom window she didn’t notice them until she was sitting on her bed listening or looking at something on her tablet. I’m not sure how she missed them when the window is right next to her bed.

The live-in boyfriend, Phil (played by Matthew Settle) was middle of the road. He neither added anything or took away anything from the movie itself. It was like they just needed Jane to have a boyfriend. I feel if you’re going to have a male in the picture, at least have him contribute something to the movie.

Jane, played by Kelly Rutherford (Gossip Girl) was enjoyable to watch. Even during her paranoia states when she was adding locks to rooms and bars on windows, she was still enjoyable to watch. She’s one of those people that can hold a movie on her own. This is also how I feel about Henstridge, she can hold a movie on her own.

But the twists and there were a few, happened in the middle of the movie and rest towards the end. I didn’t see any of it coming, which is always the case in a Natasha Henstridge movie. And the final scene of Jane and Cassidy as kids bring everything together.

If you get a chance to see this movie I highly recommend it.

Other Henstridge movies to look out for are Inconsivable (2016) and Cold Spring (2013). If you find Species streaming somewhere it’s worth the time. I haven’t seen Species II and III for sequels can never be done right.

Movie Review of Brawl In Cell Block 99 Starring Vincent Vaugn


Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017) stars Vince Vaughn (Swingers, Wedding Crasher), plays Brandley Thomas, a recently fired auto mechanic. His wife, Lauren Thomas (played by Jennifer Carpenter, Dexter, White Chicks) is a substitute teacher whose assignments have slowed down significantly. To make money, Bradley becomes a runner for drug dealers. 18 months later Bradley and Lauren have moved out of their shooty house into a nice size home and Lauren is six months pregnant.

One of his well-to-do drug dealers, Gill (Marc Blucas, Necessary Roughness, Underground) wants Bradley to work with another drug dealer, and his two runners, Pedro and Ramon. Bradley is comprehensive about working with the new runners due to him having a bad feeling about them. However, his boss promises Bradley two months off and baby support, but Bradley wants three months off along with the baby support. His boss agrees and the partnership is on. What could possibly go wrong when you go against your instinct in lieu of what seems like a good deal?


Take Gil’s boat out into the middle of the water, dive for a trunk that is chained at the bottom and bring it to the surface. Remove its contents and take it back to Gil. Again, what could possibly go wrong?  How about cops showing up, a shootout ensues between Ramon, Pedro and the cops. Instead of Bradley continuing to walk in the opposite direction of the action, he walks back towards the action and gets arrested.

Bradley is sentenced to seven years in a medium security prison.


This is where I won’t provide details of Bradley’s stay in the prison as I did with on the outside, for this is where I hope you are wanting to watch the movie. Also, this is where I say to you that this movie is worth watching, if not for Vaughn’s stellar acting in a drama. But I will set things up for you. As mentioned, Bradley gets sentenced to a medium security prison. However, he must find his way to Red Leaf Maximum security prison and quickly. This is where cell block 99 is located.

Don Johnson (Miami ViceNash Bridges) does a fine job as Warden Tuggs of Red Leaf. He prefers the term minimum freedom as opposed to maximum security.


Vince Vaughn was stellar in this role. Most know him as a funny guy who plays in comedy movies. My favorite by him is Wedding Crashers. But Wedding Crashers is the only Vince Vaughn movie I’ve seen and will ever watch for I don’t find him that funny and worth my time watching. Until now.

As mentioned Vaughn was stellar as Bradley Thomas. I hope to see Vaughn in more grittier roles such as Brawl in Cell Block 99. Don Johnson, as sadistic Warden Tubbs, was equally as good with calm demeanor when dishing out threats. The movie, overall, was well made. It did come through as an indie film made on a low budget, yet with good cinematography. I could be wrong (about it being low budget), but this is my observation.

This is definitely a movie I will watch again just for the acting by Vaughn. If you’re a Vaughn fan because of his comedies, this might not be the movie for you, for after watching this you won’t see him in the same comedic light. If you’re not a fan of Vaughn, such as myself, this might be the movie for you in which you might gain respect for Vaughn as an actor and not just someone who plays in mindless comedies (minus Wedding Crashers).

Brawl In Cell Block 99 is currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

Directed and Written by S Craig Zahler, who also wrote and directed Bone Tomahawk


Movie Review of A Tale of Two Coreys


A Tale of Two Coreys premiered on LifetimeTV on 6 January 2018, and I have to say I enjoyed it. I didn’t think it was going to be much, especially with the flops such as Aliah and Whitney.


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The two Coreys were set to play in a movie called The Lost Boys, and either the director or producer that the two Coreys should meet each other. Corey Haim (Justin Ellings) phones Corey Feldman (Elijah Marcano) and that’s how the two met and became friends.

Haim moved to Southern California from Canada with his mother,  father, and sister. Haim seemed to come from a good family, whereas Feldman came from a broken home. Feldman lived with is drug addict mother (played by Ashley Scott, and very good, I might add) while his father was trying to be a musician.  To give you an idea of how good Scott was, I didn’t recognize her straightaway. I had to look her up to ensure who she was. I say this because it gives me a whole new respect for people when they are unrecognized able and the acting is more than what I’m used to. But I digress.

The movie follows Haim and Feldman through their teen years as teen idols while they battled demons such as sexual abuse by directors and producers, drugs and alcohol abuse.  Feldman was the first to get clean. After a few attempts, Haim would finally get clean, but in 2010 he would die at the age of 38.


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Corey Haim with one of his paintings

I believe Haim’s death crushed Feldman like nobody’s business. Haim was Feldman’s world and vise-versa. Before his death, Haim was getting back into his painting, which some can be seen at Fine Art America. He also was hoping to get back into acting, but it didn’t happen. Not because of his death, but because no one wanted to book him. The same was said of Feldman with regards to acting.

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MC Hammer

Feldman would go on to be apart of The Surreal Life, where he met his soon-to-be wife. He was married on the show by MC Hammer.  Feldman would also star in his own reality show called The Two Coreys in which he was hoping it help Haim, professionally and personally. But not even that could help him.

Feldman would later divorce his second wife in 2014 after five years of separation. He is currently married to his third wife Courtney Ann Mitchell Core Feldman Courtney Anne

Feldman also has Corey’s Angels. Here’s a clip from Celebrity Wife Swap with him introducing his Angels Corey’s Angels on Celebrity Wife Swap


As I mentioned, I enjoyed. I find the acting by all involved made the movie that much more enjoyable. It was campy or cheesy. It tried to tell what allegedly happened to the two Coreys without making it seem less than what’s being alleged or more than what’s being alleged.

Nothing was really resolved in the movie, but I don’t think that was the point. The point was Feldman and Haim to get their story out, even if it’s by way of Feldman since Haim is now deceased.

Points of the alleged sexual abuse were made as well as the drug and alcohol abuse. The struggles of trying to be an adult actor were also brought to light. Both Corey’s struggled once they reached adulthood and both handled it differently. But in the end they loved each other, and that very evident in the film.

If you get a chance to watch the film, I recommend you do so. I don’t think you will be disappointed, especially for those of us who grew up with the two Coreys.

The Two Corey’s can be seen on LifetimeTV. Check your local listings.

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Justin Ellings as Haim and Eljah Marcardo as Feldman in A Tale of Two Coreys

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Corey Feldman and Corey Haim

Tribute video done by RiosMyAngel.
Song: Gold by Stevie Wonder
This video really shows the friendship these two had. Haim will be forever missed.

Movie Review of Cocaine Godmother Starring Catherine Zeta-Jones


As most of you know, I love me some Lifetime Movie Network and basically live on that channel on the weekends, starting on Friday nights and ending Sunday evenings.

Of late, they have had some good movies and more biographies such as The Two Coreys about Corey Feldman and Corey Haim and the alleged sexual abuse they endured for a number of years. Lifetime’s (shown on LifetimeTV) recent biography Cocaine Godmother told the story of Griselda Blanco, the most ruthless drug lord known to the world.


Most people know of Pablo Escobar or El Chapo (I, for one, don’t consider El Chapo a drug lord and hold him in the same category of Escobar and Blanco). What people don’t know, and Lifetime explored this, is that Blanco was helping Escobar before he became the drug lord he is remembered for today. She was the one he was getting his supply from. They didn’t go into details of how they became business partners. As a matter of fact, they didn’t go into detail of much, and this was what left me a bit befuddled after viewing the movie.


It was either 1954 or 1959 (bad memory, but the exact year doesn’t matter) in which 9-year-old (I’m also terrible with ages) Griselda is seen walking to someone’s house. A few minutes later Griselda is sitting on a bed pulling up her dress strap, but the man, has to be in his 30’s is buckling his belt on his pants.  Griselda doesn’t have a look of distraught on her face, which threw me for a loop. She does witness a gun the man has. This last statement will come into play in a few minutes.

Griselda heads home and she tells her mother the man said he will pay her later. The mother berates Griselda for not getting the money up front. There’s a point when her mother slaps her so hard it splits her lip and tells Griselda to get out, as in leave and never come back. There’s a point to these details.

Griselda leaves her house and heads back to the man’s house, who is not in his bedroom watching TV. Griselda sneaks in, go to the dresser she saw him put the gun in and retrieves it. In the process, the man hears her and as he’s approaching her she shoots him twice and kills him. Afterwards, she steals the gun along with about two or three wads of money and leaves.


The next time we see Griselda it’s in New York in 1972. Errrr, so what happened between her killing the man and her making it to New York. We know she had money and a gun, but the money never explained (unless I missed it) how she got into passport making, drug laundry, and selling. Basically, how did she become the esteem, err, rather, skilled criminal we are seeing in 1972?

Griselda has three sons in 1972 and married to a real winner. But, as mentioned, she had skill in creating fake passports and this brought in money for the family. It’s not long before Griselda is on her own with her three boys, but continues her drug business.


Griselda starts out in NY and splits her time between NY and Medellin, Columbia, the same place Escobar is from and operates. Later she moves to Miami and continues to grow her business and recruiting her sons to join the ‘family business’. She also hires a hitman who stands by her side, even in the wake of being caught and questioned by the DEA.


I was really looking forward to this movie for two reasons. 1. I was hoping to learn more about Griselda Blanco, and 2. I was really curious as to how Catherine Zeta-Jones was going to pull off playing Griselda when, what I knew of Griselda, was not a good-looking woman, especially in her later years. But I’ll get to that later.

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Isabella Rossellini as Lady Columbia in Empire (2002)

I felt the movie lacked a lot, especially the grit I would expect from Griselda Blanco. I just think Zeta-Jones lacked the ability to pull off mean and cruel. Her good looks and demeanor made me want to like Griselda. Even when she was supposed to be mean and cruel, she came off likable. I feel that Isabella Rossellini should have placed her for she played a wicked drug dealer in  Empire, starring John Leguizamo.

I remember the few minutes Rossellini was on screen as La Colombiana was enough for me and I thought her character was based off Griselda Blanco. It could very well be, but I haven’t found anything to sustain that theory.

Zeta-Jones just don’t have the look nor the attitude, for me, to come off cruel and devious. And because of this, I felt I wasn’t getting the full Griselda Blanco story.


I didn’t care for the movie as a whole. I feel it should have been a four movie, spanning two nights, to really delve into Blanco’s life, especially from the 1950’s to 1972. It’s obvious she worked her way up the crime ladder, but how did she get started outside of her first kill at age 9 or 11 (if that was her first kill).  I found The Two Coreys  (blog to come soon) more put together than this movie.

I, at first, thought the movie not worth watching, but after talking about to a friend of mine, I think it is worth watching. If for anything, the tragic life Blanco had, especially her beginnings.

Since the movie just premiered on 20 January 2018, you should still be able to watch it. If not, and you’re smart enough, you should be able to find where to view it.

If you’ve already viewed, what are your thoughts? Do you think Zeta-Jones pulled it off? Do you feel 2 hours was enough for the life and death of Griselda Blanco?

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Catherine Zeta-Jones on the right, as Griselda) Griselda Blanco on the left

Family of Lies [Movie Review]


In Family of Lies (2017) a mother and father going on a road trip are murdered before reaching their destination.Their death leaves three siblings on their own.
The oldest sibling, Emily, being of age, becomes the legal guardian of her brother and sister. In the midst of a bad week, Emily gets a call about a job she forgot she applied for. The problem, the job is in Louisiana.  Hoping for a fresh start and to get away from the trouble Emily has been sensing since the murder of her parents which includes someone peering into their windows at night, Emily agrees to relocate her and her siblings to Louisiana, much to the chagrin of her brother and sister. 


In their new home in Lousiana, the siblings continue to experience someone peering into their windows at night. All the while, Emily begins investigating why her parents were murdered. When the truth is revealed it may not set Emily free but rather put her and her siblings in more danger.


I really enjoyed this movie which premiered on Lifetime Movie Network on Saturday, 30 December 2017. The movie was well written and kept you guessing until the very end. The twist was something I didn’t see coming and would not have guessed. I watched the movie again Sunday night to see if I missed anything the first go round and nothing stood out to me.

Of late, Lifetime Movie Network has been playing some good movies and this is definitely one of them.

If you get a chance to see Family of Lies, I highly recommend you do. If you’ve seen the movie already, what are your thoughts?
FAMILY OF LIES stars John Schneider as David (Dukes of Hazards, The Have and the Have Nots), Christa B. Allen as Emily (Revenge), and Peyton Wich as Ethan (Stranger Things)
Currently playing on Lifetime Movie Network (check your local listing for the channel in your area.


Tale of Two Coreys and Cocaine Godmother – Lifetime TV Movie Premiers

January 2018 will see two biopics from Lifetime Movie Network. The first will be The Tale of Two Coreys, produced by Corey Feldman. The second Cocaine Godmother which tells the story of Griselda Blanco, the queen of all kingpins.


Corey Feldman has made a movie of what he says he experienced as a child in Hollywood. I know he’s been making these allegations for a long while now. When I heard of the sexual abuse he claims he and Corey Haim experienced was on his reality show a few years back called The Two Coreys. I personally thought it was another ploy to get ratings for the show.  In this day and age, you never know what people will do to get themselves back into the spotlight or get into the spotlight, however, Feldman has stood by his claim. He’s even has written about about his ordeal in a book titled CoreyographyI am going to purchase a copy of it now and do a review of it in January 2018.

The Two Coreys premier 6 January 2018

Trailer courtesy of LifetimeTV and Comedy Jet Trailers


20 January 2017 Lifetime TV will premiere Catherine Zeta-Jones as Griselda Blanco in Cocaine Godmother. Read my complete post here.

Trailer courtesy of Lifetime TV

I’m looking forward to both movies. LifetimeTV will premier two more biopics next year. I will be writing a post about those shortly.

Get Out [Movie Review]

Get Out Winner for Best Screenplay at the 2018 Oscars



Get Out just won Best Screenplay at the 2018 Oscars and I’m not sure why. I’m a big fan of movies.  Mostly movies that make you think. I’m also a big fan of horror movies. Well, not a big fan, I’m sure there are bigger fans than me, but I do love a good horror movie. Although I enjoy the occasional blood and guts type movies, I’m more in the physiological horror movies such as Misery, American Psycho, Funny Games (1997 and 2007), Se7en, to name a few. And yes, I’ve seen all the ones I’ve mentioned.


What I enjoy about psychological horror or thrillers are the games they play with your psyche (the human soul, mind or spirit). I’m not much into the visual horror. I like movies that provide symbols of horror. For instance, The Ring in which a girl would crawl out of TV set and you would end up dead. Water was involved as well due to the girl crawling out of a well then out of your TV. Look it up. For me, that movie had an impact on me. For about a week after seeking the movie, when I saw water I thought about the girl in well and how she looked and the whole seven days thing. Again, look it up.


American Psycho produced another psychological symbol in the form of a song by Huey Lewis And The News called Hip To Be Square. Patrick Bateman played this song while he was killing Peter Allen. There was a dance Bateman did to the song on his way to the bathroom to put on a raincoat, grab an ax and then proceed to kill Allen. Although the scene is quite disturbing, it still funny. You would have to see the dance to get where I’m coming from. I downloaded the song and enjoy it, but have to laugh at though to Bateman dancing.


Synopsis of the movie by Anonymous: 

A young black man visits his white girlfriend’s family estate where he learns that many of its residents, who are black, have gone missing, and he soon learns the horrible truth when a fellow black man on the estate warns him to “get out”. He soon learns this is easier said than done. Synopsis by Anonymous

Chris (Daniel Kaluuyaand – Kick-Ass 2Sicario) Rose (Allison Williams – Girls, Peter Pan) have been dating for four months. Rose wants to have him meet her family for it’s the weekend of their big get together with old friends. Chris and Rose arrive and the first thing Rose father, Dean (Bradley Whitford – West Wing, Adventures in Babysitting), says to Chris (who is black) is he would have voted for Obama for a third time if he had run. Oy vey. Rose’s family welcomes Chris in. However, it’s Chris’s encounter with the gardener and housekeeper that we sense something isn’t right, and so does Chris. It’s not long before Chris starts feeling uncomfortable and conveys his feelings to Rose who assures him everything is OK.


The Armitage (Rose’s parents) have large get together or old friends when things start to get weirder. As Chris is introduced to different people the underlying odd comments are made. One man (white) Chris meets used to be a golfer and tells Chris he loves Tiger Woods. The man makes a big deal about Tiger to where it was uncomfortable. It was like he was trying to show Chris that he’s OK with Chris being there, or any black person being there, but there weren’t any but a housekeeper and one odd guest.

Chris decides to go upstairs to call a friend of his. To get to the stairs he has to pass a number of people in the house talking among themselves. Once he is upstairs and out of their sight, they all stop talking and look in the direction that Chris went. They are this way for quite some time. Very odd.

Later, there’s a silent auction being held by Mr. Armitage. What the auction is I won’t tell.


As I am watching this movie I’m trying to figure out what the deal is. I look for clues and clues to those clues, but nothing is adding up. The snide remarks from the guests didn’t provide any possible answers. The odd collective silence that took place when Chris went upstairs didn’t provide answers. The silent auction definitely didn’t provide answers. Nothing provided answers until Chris tried to leave.


Even when Chris tried to leave and it seems things were coming together, I became more lost in what could possibly be going on. I started wondering if this was an M. Knight Shyamalan like a plot twist in which everything we are seeing isn’t real. That the gardener and housekeeper are in on the twist. Then the secret was revealed…and I was still lost. It doesn’t take much for me to be confused and then stay confused.

I am not going to give anything away about the movie for I want you all to see it for my opinion of it may not line up with yours, but the ending was lame to me. I was liking the movie because it was the whole guessing game. And as mentioned I love psychological thrillers and I really thought this was going to be one of those. I thought this was going to be a movie to stay with me for years to comes as did Misery, American Pyscho, and the likes. I was hoping for a symbol to make an impression on me as did The Ring. But it wasn’t to be.


My friend had a good point, they don’t make horror flicks like they used to. Perhaps Jordan Peele doesn’t know how to make a good psychological thriller. I don’t think he does for he’s written mostly comedy material. I’m not sure why he thought he could write and direct a horror movie. I hope he doesn’t try his hand at it again.


There are great horror movies, good horror movies, and bad horror movies. Guess which category Get Out lands in? The bad horror movies. I’m glad I didn’t pay to watch this movie or I would have demanded my money back and more compensation for my time. Oh and more money for the pain and suffering I went through with that ending.

If you want to watch the movie, be my guest, but don’t say I didn’t warn you. If you’ve seen the movie and think I’m off my rocker, get in line.

This movie as aptly titled, because that what people should have done as soon as they sat down to watch the movie, including myself, is to GET OUT!

“Just because you’re invited, doesn’t mean you’re welcomed.” No truer words have been spoken. Not so much pertaining to this movie, but in life generally.

You can watch Get Out on HBO.


Title: Get Out (aka Corra!) Blumhouse Production, QC Entertainment Release date: 24 Feb 2017
Runtime: 104 minutes
Cast: Daniel Kaluuya (Kick-Ass 2, Sicario), Allison Williams (Girls), Bradley Whitford (West WingAdventures in BabysittingCabin In The Woods), and Catherine Keener (Captain Phillips, Into The Wilde)
Written and Directed: Jordan Peele who should never ever write or direct another horror movie in his life.

Cocaine Godmother [Movie Trailer]


I’m interested in the criminal underbelly for some reason. The mob and high profiled drug dealers were my main interest. But if the criminal is a female, I’m even more interested. It’s because women are gentle and caring for the most part. Or at least that’s what we’re taught.


I don’t remember when I first heard of Griselda Blanco. But I do when I saw her I thought she was awesome and scary at the same time. Awesome because she was a women kingpin in a man’s world. Scary, well, she’s a scary looking person.

I began watching shows about her and learned how ruthless she was. She’s known to have killed 200 people, and I wouldn’t doubt that number. The number might be higher.

Here’s how the Biography website sums up Blanco:

Colombia-born Griselda Blanco was a high-level operative in the infamous Medellin Cartel, known for trafficking cocaine in major urban centers like Miami, Florida, and her murderous ways. She was killed in 2012. 


I remember when Blanco died. And I knew it was an assassination and not a random shooting. Blanco was too powerful.

Here’s an article on her death:


In 2002 a movie called Empire came out.

Here’s a description (not written by me)

For Victor Rosa (John Leguizamo), that blunt world-view has come to define his life. A Latino hustler from the South Bronx, Victor has worked his way up the neighborhood ladder to become a crew leader for Joanna “La Columbiana” Menendez (Isabella Rossellini). But after narrowly escaping an attempt on his life, Victor realizes that he needs to get out of the Bronx, both for himself and for his girlfriend, Carmen (Sonia Braga), the only thing more important to him than money.

When Isabella Rossellini (pictured below) came on the scene I immediately thought of Griselda Blanco. The role of La Columbiana, I felt, was based on Blanco but from what I’ve learned it wasn’t.

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Isabella Rosellini in Empire


Lifetime is infamous for making biography movies of famous people and they are horrible. The most memorable was the Whitney Houston movie. But I have high hopes for Cocaine Godmother from the trailer I’ve seen (see below). Plus, Lifetime seems to make good biography movies on criminals. The Jodi Arias movie comes to mind as one that was pretty good.

I’m looking forward to the movie and feel Catherine Zeta-Jones will do a great job as Griselda Blanco.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones as Cocaine Godmother, Griselda Blanco

Here’s a trailer for the movie provided by New Trailer Buzz

My first question was how could someone as good looking as Catherine Zeta-Jones play Blanco for I only remember Blanco as this:

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I forgot at one time, Blanco was a good looking woman herself.

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Griselda Blanco young.













I am looking forward to Cocaine Godmother which will premier on Lifetime Movie Network in January 2018. Confirmed date will posted once known.

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