Is The Twinkie Defense Actually A Real Thing?

(PCM) Over the years criminals have gotten away with some very serious crimes by using some rather odd defenses. Many have claimed mental illness, while others have used some more far out excuses such as the “Twinkie Defense”. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is definitely a real thing! The “Twinkie Defense” first appeared in 1978 […]

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The Mystery Behind One Of Philadelphia’s Oldest Cold Cases ‘The Boy In The Box’

(PCM) The mystery behind the murder of an unidentified 3 to 7 year old child, known only as “The Boy In The Box”, has baffled law enforcement agents in the Philadelphia area for the last several decades and to this very day his murder remains unsolved. The investigation into the murder of “The Boy In […]

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Celebrity Crime! Who Got Off Too Easy?

(PCM) Our legal system in the United States says that everyone is equal in the eyes of the law and if you do the crime, then you should pay the time. That is supposed to be the way it works, however, we have seen several cases, especially those involving celebrities, where the consequences they faced […]

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The Mysterious Disappearance Of Megumi Yokota! Could She Still Be Alive?

(PCM) Back in 1977 a 13-year old girl by the name of Megumi Yokota was said to have been abducted by North Korean agents. Yokota was a native Japanese citizen and reports claim that she sadly passed away back in 1994 while still being held in North Korean captivity, however the girls parents and many […]

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Smart Home Device Actually Alerted Police During Domestic Altercation

(PCM) Anyone that assumed smart home devices are not always eavesdropping on the conversations that take place in our home, you are definitely wrong. However, in this particular case the smart home device, which has been revealed to be a Google Home, may have actually saved a life by alerting the local authorities to a […]

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Case Of Mistaken Identity Leads Family To Bury A Complete Stranger

Photo: Screenshot/Today (PCM) A California family is seeking an unspecified sum of money from the Orange Country coroners office after a case of mistaken identity leads them to bury a complete stranger rather than their family member. Back in early May of 2017, 81-year old Frank Kerrigan received a call from the Orange Country coroners […]

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Virginia Residents Try To Unravel The Partially Shaven Cat Mystery

(PCM) Residents in the area of Waynesboro, Virginia are baffled by the mystery person who is allegedly abducting neighborhood cats and then returning them partially shaved. The odd behavior has prompted several calls to the local authorities and prompted residents to begin posting notices around the neighborhood. The police department has confirmed that there has […]

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Florida Woman Killed Neighbor And Then Cooked His Body Parts

Stoldt1(PCM) Deltona, Florida woman 42-year old April Stoldt has been charged with killing her neighbor, 36-year old James Sheaffer, and the cooking his body parts. The two were apparently involved in some sort of dispute involving money.

According to court …

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After the Fall Opens in LA and NY Theaters and VOD December 12

AftertheFAll(PCM) Wes Bentley stars in Saar Klein’s crime-drama After the Fall, opening in select theaters and on demand starting December 12, 2014.

First time writer-director Saar Klein, known for his Academy Award-nominated film editing on Almost Famous and The Thin Red Line, wrote After the Fall with co-writer Joe Conway (Undertow, Paradise, Texas).

Starring Wes Bentley, Jason Isaacs, Vinessa Shaw, and Haley Bennett, After the Fall follows a father, Bill Scanlon (Wes Bentley), who follows a path of crime to provide for his family after losing his job.

Read the official synopsis and watch the trailer below and visit After the Fall‘s official Facebook for more info and updates!

Bill Scanlin loses his job and is unable to tell his wife, Susan, for fear of losing his family, so he embarks on a life of crime. He befriends a detective, Frank McTiernan, who has chosen to uphold Read more

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Taken 3 Hits Theaters January 9th

Taken3(PCM) In 2008, Liam Neeson became everyone’s favorite retired CIA agent turned vigilante when he rescued his daughter from ruthless sex traffickers in Taken. Now, Liam returns as Bryan Mills in Taken 3, this time in a race against time to save himself and keep his daughter safe.

Taken and Taken 2 writers Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen return for Taken 3, along with Taken 2 director Olivier Megaton.

Reprising their roles alongside Liam Neeson for Taken 3 are Maggie Grace as Bryan Mills’ daughter and Famke Janssen as his estranged ex-wife.

Taken 3 also stars Forest Whitaker, Dougray Scott, Sam Spruell, and Leland Orser.

The final installment in 20th Century Fox’s Taken franchise, Taken 3 opens in theaters nationwide January 9, 2015.

Visit the official website, Facebook, and Twitter for more info and updates! Watch the trailer below, after the official synopsis.

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It’s Official: Daniel Radcliffe, Lizzy Caplan, and Jay Chou Will Star in Now You See Me 2

NowYouSeeMe2(PCM) Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe will be joining that cast of Now You See Me 2, alongside Showtime’s Masters of Sex‘s Lizzy Caplan and The Green Hornet‘s Jay Chou.

The official announcement was made on Tuesday by Summit Entertainment, about a month after Michael Caine told HeyUGuys that Daniel Radcliffe plays his son in the new sequel, saying “There’s a sequel to Now You See Me and we’re shooting in London. I shoot in December, the whole of December in London, and my son is Harry Potter. I thought it’d be funny, me and Daniel Radcliffe as father and son.”

Lizzy Caplan, Virginia Johnson on Showtime’s Masters of Sex and Agent Lacey in James Franco’s and Seth Rogen’s upcoming action-comedy, The Interview, plays a character named Luna, and Jay Chou, who played Kato in The Green Hornet and is featured on The Interview‘s soundtrack, plays … Read more

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Deceit, Drugs, Betrayal and Lies: The Lookalike Opens in Theaters November 7

TheLookalike(PCM) Emotions run high in the crime-drama-thriller, The Lookalike, opening in theaters nationwide November 7, 2014.

Directed by Richard Gray (Mine Games, Summer Coda) from the script by Michele Davis-Gray (Mine Games, Summer Coda), The Lookalike stars a pretty recognizable cast including Justin Long, John Corbett, Gillian Jacobs, Jerry O’Connell, Gina Gershon, Luis Guzmán, Steven Bauer

Drug lord William Spinks has a curious obsession with Sadie Hill and uses family friends Bobby and Frank to get to her. But when Sadie’s death jeopardizes a major deal, Bobby and Frank set out to find a replacement, a lookalike to fool Spinks. The shady plan propels an ex-basketball champion, a deaf beauty, an addict, and an aspiring actress into an unlikely romance and a desperate quest to start over.

Director Richard Gray is currently working on the production of Audition, an adaption of the infamous 1997 novel by Japanese author Ryu … Read more

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The Mysterious Case Of The Crisco Crook!

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(PCM) An incredibly bizarre burglary recently took place in St. Petersberg, Florida where approximately 18 tons of Crisco shortening sticks were stolen from a tractor trailer.

The tractor trailer was on its’ way to a Publix supermarket distribution center in …

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‘A Most Violent Year’ Opening AFI Fest On November 6

AMostViolentYear(PCM) Writer-director J.C. Chandor’s crime-drama, A Most Violent Year, will open this year’s AFI Fest the night of November 6 at the TLC Chinese Theater in Hollywood.

Set during the winter of 1981 — statistically one of the most crime-ridden of New York City’s history — A Most Violent Year is a drama following the lives of an immigrant and his family as they attempt to capitalize on the American Dream, while the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.

Starring Academy Award-nominated actress Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty, The Help), Golden Globe-nominated actor Oscar Isaac (Drive, Inside Llewyn Davis), David Oyelowo (Jack Reacher, The Last King of Scotland), Alessandro Nivola (Face/Off, American Hustle), and Academy Award-nominated actor Albert Brooks (Drive, Taxi Driver), A Most Violent YearRead more

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Elijah Wood and Sasha Grey Star in ‘Open Windows’

OpenWindoes(PCM) Cinedigm’s latest thriller starring Elijah Wood (Maniac, The Lord of the Rings) and Sasha Grey (Would You Rather, The Girlfriend Experience) is being described as a 21st Century Rear Window; Open Windows opens in select theaters November 7, 2014.

Oscar®-nominated writer-director Nacho Vigalondo (The ABCs of Death, Timecrimes) creates an action-packed world of voyeurism and suspense in his thriller Open Windows.

Nick is excited to discover that he’s won a dinner date with his favorite actress, Jill Goddard. But when Jill refuses to honor the contest, her manager Chord makes an offer he can’t refuse: the ability to view Jill secretly via computer.

Nick begins watching the unknowing star on her webcam, not realizing that this decision will put both himself and Jill at risk as they enter a terrifying world of cat-and-mouse where nothing–and no one–are as they seem.

Starring … Read more

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Preview Trent Reznor’s Soundtrack for David Fincher’s ‘Gone Girl’

(PCM) Academy Award-winning composer and Nine Inch Nails front-man Trent Reznor has graced the world with a preview of his haunting score for David Fincher’s crime thriller, Gone Girl, two weeks shy Gone_Girl_2of the film’s October 3 release.

Earlier this week Reznor debuted the preview on the official Nine Inch Nails site. Trent Reznor wrote the score alongside second time co-collaborator Atticus Ross.

This marks the third time that the two worked have with David Finch; 2010’s The Social Network, which won them the 2011 Academy Award for Best Original Score, and 2011’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

Gone Girl – directed by David Fincher and based upon the global bestseller by Gillian Flynn – unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage.

On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his beautiful wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike), … Read more

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Focus Features’ Thriller ‘Kill the Messenger’ Opens in Theaters Wide Oct. 17 & 24

KilltheMessenger(PCM) Can you keep a national secret? That’s the question Focus Features’ is asking on the poster for the biographical drama/thriller Kill the Messenger, starring Jeremy Renner and opening in theaters nationwide October 17 and 24.

Two-time Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner (The Bourne Legacy) leads an all-star cast in a dramatic thriller based on the remarkable true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb.

Webb stumbles onto a story which leads to the shady origins of the men who started the crack epidemic on the nation’s streets…and further alleges that the CIA was aware of major dealers who were smuggling cocaine into the U.S., and using the profits to arm rebels fighting in Nicaragua.

Despite warnings from drug kingpins and CIA operatives to stop his investigation, Webb keeps digging to uncover a conspiracy with explosive implications.

His journey takes him from the prisons of California to the Read more

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“Good People” Opens in Theaters Sept. 26

GoodPeople(PCM) Millennium Entertainment’s crime/drama starring James Franco, Kate Hudson, Omar Sy, and Tom Wilkinson, Good People, opens in theaters on a limited run starting September 26, 2014.

Young American couple Tom and Anna Reed (James Franco and Kate Hudson) fall into severe debt while renovating Anna’s family home in London.

As the couple faces the loss of their dream to have a house and start a family, they discover that the tenant in the apartment below them has been murdered and he left behind a stash of cash-$400,000 worth.

Though initially hesitant, Tom and Anna decide that the plan is simple: all they have to do is quietly take the money and use only what’s necessary to get them out of debt.

But when they start spending the money and can’t seem to stop, they find themselves the target of a deadly adversary-the thief who stole it-and that’s when Read more

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“A Walk Among the Tombstones” Opens in Theaters September 19

AWalkAmongtheTombstones(PCM) Universal Pictures’ A Walk Among the Tombstones, starring Liam Neeson, opens in theaters nationwide starting September 19, 2014!

Based on Lawrence Block’s bestselling series of mystery novels, A Walk Among the Tombstones stars Liam Neeson as Matt Scudder, an ex-NYPD cop who now works as an unlicensed private investigator operating just outside the law.

When Scudder reluctantly agrees to help a heroin trafficker (Dan Stevens) hunt down the men who kidnapped and then brutally murdered his wife, the PI learns that this is not the first time these men have committed this sort of twisted crime…nor will it be the last.

Blurring the lines between right and wrong, Scudder races to track the deviants through the backstreets of New York City before they kill again. 

Written and directed by Scott Fran, A Walk among the Tombstones is produced by Jersey Films’ Danny DeVito, Double Feature Films’ Michael Shamberg … Read more

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Check Out This New Clip of “The Equalizer”

TheEqualizer(PCM) Columbia Pictures has released a new clip from the Antoine Fuqua directed The Equalizer, starring Denzel Washington and opening in 2D and IMAX theaters nationwide September 26, 2014.

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life.

But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can’t stand idly by – he has to help her.

Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened.

If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer.

Directed by Antoine Fuqua … Read more

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Check Out the New Trailer for “Nightcrawler” Starring Jake Gyllenhaal

Nightcrawler(PCM) Jake Gyllenhaal gets tangeld up in the underground world of freelance crime journalism in the new trailer for Open Roads Films’ Nightcrawler, opening in theaters nationwide October 31, 2014, check it out below courtesy of Yahoo! Movies.

Nightcrawler is a pulse-pounding thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles.

Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalism.

Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut-throat, dangerous realm of nightcrawling — where each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are converted into dollars and cents.

Aided by Rene Russo as Nina, a veteran of the blood-sport that is local TV news, Lou thrives. In the breakneck, ceaseless search for footage, he becomes the star of his own Read more

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Man On Trial For Murder Allegedly Asked Siri Where To Hide The Body

Siri2(PCM) A Florida student by the name of Pedro Bravo is currently on trial for the murder of his roommate due to strangulation that occurred back in September of 2012. During the trial it was brought to light that Bravo actually …

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“The November Man” Opens in Theaters August 27th

(PCM) Relativity Media’s crime/thriller The November Man, starring Pierce Brosnan, opens in theaters nationwide August 27th!

Code named ‘The November Man’, Peter Devereaux (Pierce Brosnan) is a lethal and highly trained ex-CIA agent, who has been enjoying a quiet life in Switzerland.

When Devereaux is lured out of retirement for one last mission, he must protect valuable witness, Alice Fournier, (Olga Kurylenko). He soon uncovers this assignment marks him a target of his former friend and CIA protégé David Mason (Luke Bracey).

With growing suspicions of a mole in the agency, there is no one Devereaux can trust, no rules and no holds barred.

With a screenplay by Michael Finch & Karl Gajdusek based on Bill Granger’s novel There are No Spies from the bestselling November Man book series, The November Man is the ultimate cat and mouse game set in the world of international espionage.

Directed by Roger Read more

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Check Out the New Trailer for David Fincher’s “Gone Girl”

Gone_Girl_2(PCM) Gone Girl – directed by David Fincher and based upon the global bestseller by Gillian Flynn – unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage.

On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his beautiful wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike), has gone missing.

Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick’s portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife?

Starring alongside Ben Affleck (Argo) and Rosamund Pike (Pride & Prejudice) are Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother), Tyler Perry (Star Trek), Kim Dickens (The Blind Side), Patrick Fugit (Almost Famous), Carrie Coon (One in a Million), and David Clennon (The Thing).Read more

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International Trailer Released for “A Most Wanted Man” Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman

A_MOSTWANTEDMAN(PCM) The international trailer for director Anton Corbijn’s international thriller A Most Wanted Man was released yesterday for your viewing pleasure ahead of the film’s domestic July 25th release in select cities.

When a half-Chechen, half-Russian, brutally tortured immigrant turns up in Hamburg’s Islamic community, laying claim to his father’s ill-gotten fortune, both German and US security agencies take a close interest: as the clock ticks down and the stakes rise, the race is on to establish this most wanted man’s true identity – oppressed victim or destruction-bent extremist?

Based on John le Carré’s novel, A Most Wanted Man is a contemporary, cerebral tale of intrigue, love, rivalry, and politics that prickles with tension right through to its last heart-stopping scene.

A Most Wanted Man stars the late Academy Award winning Philip Seymour Hoffman (Capote, Doubt), Rachel McAdams (Mean Girls, Midnight in Paris), Robin Wright (… Read more

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Watch the Red Band Trailer for “Filth,” in Theaters 5/30

(PCM) The official Red Band trailer for Filth, in theaters on a limited run starting May 30, is filled with drugs, sex, violence, drugs, and more sex. Scheming Bruce Robertson, a bigoted and corrupt policeman, is in line for a promotion and will stop at nothing to get what he wants. … Continue reading

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