COLD PURSUIT – Review by Susan Granger

Adapted from In Order of Disappearance the 2014 Norwegian thriller, Cold Pursuit stars Liam Neeson as a stoic snowplow driver seeking justice for the murder of his son during a drug deal gone bad.

But when his son Kyle (Micheal Richardson), a baggage handler at the local airport, is killed by drug-smugglers, his death is blamed on a heroin overdose. (FYI: Micheal is Neeson’s real-life son with the late Natasha Richardson.)

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WIDOWS – Review by MaryAnn Johanson

“This is not your world,” someone — a man — says to Veronica Rawlings in the aftermath of the death of her husband, Harry. The man is talking about the Chicago criminal underworld in which Harry was a very successful mover — until he no longer was — but he might as well be talking about the whole big wide world.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, Jan. 5-9: TAKEN 3

Opening Jan. 9, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Taken 3, the third outing for ex-spy Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) who this time must use his particular set of skills to clear his name after he is wrongly accused of a brutal murder. Read on…

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