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Black Crescent Moon (2008)

A small town sheriff who's investigating a murder at the local diner ends up finding more than he bargained for in the town and in himself.




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Credited cast:
Jo Dexton
Bob Bledsoe ...
Scotty Stetson
Jack Wagner
Suzy Beacon
Bucky Adelson
Father Woods
Charlie Dexton (as James Oliver)
Good humor man
Leroy Brown


A small town sheriff who's investigating a murder at the local diner ends up finding more than he bargained for in the town and in himself.

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If no one did it why is everyone so guilty?


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Rated R for language




Release Date:

15 June 2008 (USA)  »

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Decent actors, bad writing
8 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is a perfect example of how bad writing can make good actors look inept. The writing is downright laughable. Most of the lines would make even hardened soap opera fans squirm, I suspect. Despite that, there's a kernel of a decent movie here. Some rewrites and a change in lead actors would have helped a lot.

I think the director was aiming for film noir, but ended up with something altogether less. There are a good number of talented mid-level recognizable Hollywood faces in this, but the lead, James Oliver, makes his bad lines even worse. Gil Bellows, William Atherton, D.W. Moffett and a good number of others are severely wasted here. The rest do what they can with a mediocre situation.

Slow pacing, muddled and pointless story lines make this a movie to not waste time with.

They should have called this movie "Hey, It's a Paycheck."

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