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Cocaine: Does a Body Good!
"...legal eagles have got themselves all hopped up on Cocaine. That’s right, Cocaine. In a lawsuit filed May 2..."

May 4, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

Cocaine Cowboys
Documentary shows how Miami was once a sleepy seaside hamlet with a permeable border and largely unprotected coastline before the cocaine economy took over.
"...Directed by: Billy Corben. Before the cocaine economy, Miami was a sleepy seaside hamlet, a “virgin..."

Nov. 10, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Reefer Madness: Closing the Crack-Cocaine Gap
U.S. Sentencing Commission votes to close disparate gap between federal sentencing guidelines related to crack and powder cocaine
"...between federal sentencing guidelines related to crack and powder cocaine, and unless Congress acts to block that decision, the..."

June 15, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

DPS Cocaine Dealer Sent to the Slammer
Crime lab analyst one of four imprisoned for stealing seized cocaine by swapping it for look-a-like blocks.
"...prison for stealing a total of 26 kilos of cocaine from the agency's Jersey City facility. Hinojosa worked for..."

Feb. 18, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

One Pol's Stimulus Is Another's Crack Cocaine
When it comes to the stimulus, state lawmakers split along party lines

March 6, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Abbott Kicks Coke
"...against the makers of the (apparently) controversial energy drink Cocaine. Under the injunction, Cocaine makers Redux Beverages LLC and..."

May 16, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

21 Grams
Powerful performances resonate in this devastating and weighty follow-up picture from the director of Amores Perros.
"...from obsessive behavior. Their obsessions include religion, revenge, alcohol, cocaine, cigarettes, swimming, the living, and the dead. Some of..."

Dec. 26, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Obama on Crack
Obama says he supports eliminating the 100-to-1 crack sentencing disparity
"...Barack Obama supports the adoption of a one-to-one crack-to-powder cocaine sentencing scheme, Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer told a..."

April 29, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Chipping Away at Crack Sentencing Disparity
The first step toward eliminating the much-reviled 100-to-one crack-to-powder-cocaine sentencing scheme will take effect tomorrow, Nov. 1.
"...The first step toward eliminating the much-reviled 100-to-1 crack-to-powder-cocaine sentencing scheme will take effect tomorrow, Nov. 1, when..."

Oct. 31, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

Starsky & Hutch
Seventies TV shows live on through Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, and Snoop Dog.
"...the pair on the trail of nefarious Bay City cocaine magnate (played by Vaughn), who’s smuggling the stuff into..."

March 5, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Aces: Iron Eagle III
"...measured. Elders and director Glen manage to incorporate Peruvian cocaine traffickers, USAF conspiracy theories, brazen Latino femme fatales, spunky..."

June 19, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

More Drama for Dusterhoft
Complaint alleges APD commander procured drugs
"...via a sworn statement delivered today, that Dusterhoft procured cocaine for her after she mentioned that it was missing..."

Nov. 12, 2018 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

From Paris With Love
Jonathan Rhys Meyers plays an American diplomat in Paris who is paired with a wise-cracking, trigger-happy CIA maverick (John Travolta) to stop a terrorist attack.
"...about terrorists,” Wax declares, ending Reece’s illusion they’re chasing cocaine traffickers. Nothing more than those three words needs to..."

Feb. 12, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Walters' Wishful Thinking?
Police in Houston and El Paso say the cocaine trade is alive and well despite what Feds say about a supposed shortage.
"...Police in Houston and El Paso say the cocaine trade is alive and well in their cities despite..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

White Boy Rick
A true-life tale of coke, corruption, and betrayal
"...sentence in 1987 at the age of 17 for cocaine possession. Granted, Wershe Jr. was holding numerous kilos intended..."

Sept. 14, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SuperFly
NYC blaxploitation classic gets an ATL reboot.
"...original’s storyline and characters. Priest (Jackson) remains a successful cocaine dealer who wants to leave the business after one..."

June 22, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Office Christmas Party
Workplace comedy lacks the laughs
"...Well before a bag of cocaine is dropped into the office party’s snow machine, it’s..."

Dec. 9, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

White Girl
Sex, drugs, and privilege
"...a posh party where he makes bank selling overpriced cocaine, he decides to go big, getting fronted a pound..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Infiltrator
Bryan Cranston takes on a drug cartel in this ho-hum thriller
"...that takes down Pablo Escobar and the Medellín cartel’s cocaine profits, and by night is a happily married husband..."

July 15, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Danny Collins
Al Pacino is an aging rock & roller who makes an entertaining play for redemption
"...plane, young girlfriend, and vast quantities of booze and cocaine. Then, out of the blue, the unique birthday gift..."

April 3, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Kill the Messenger
Jeremy Renner stars in this crusading-journalist story that recounts the downfall of real-life San Jose Mercury News reporter Gary Webb.
"...had helped the U.S.-backed Nicaraguan Contras smuggle tons of cocaine into America during the Reagan era. At the time,..."

Oct. 10, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Grand Seduction
In this Canadian comedy, a down-on-its-luck fishing village spruces up to try to lure a big-city doctor to town.
"...plastic surgeon Paul Lewis (Kitsch) just got popped for cocaine possession. So, Paul gets one month of community service..."

July 4, 2014 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Snitch Cartel
This Colombian film is based on the true story of Andrés López, a drug trafficker who later worked with the DEA.
"...which time the country produced 80% of the world’s cocaine, provides the milieu for The Snitch Cartel. The film,..."

Oct. 25, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bachelorette
This comedy about four female friends on the eve of one’s nuptials is at times dangerously funny.
"...night filled with flutes of Champagne and lines of cocaine winds up with the bridesmaids accidentally ripping Becky’s wedding..."

Sept. 28, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sleepless Night
Purloined cocaine, his kidnapped son, and a den of thieves who wish him ill cause one man to have a very desperate night in this taut French thriller.
"...gasping tension. After a brief setup in which a cocaine heist ends with one of the targets dead, and..."

May 11, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Sitter
Jonah Hill plays the world's most irresponsible babysitter in this new movie from David Gordon Green.
"...bits (from screenwriters Brian Gatewood & Alessandro Tanaka) of cocaine explosions and kids mouthing off like minigangstas. I liked..."

Dec. 16, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Guard
A daffy, delightful Irish yarn capped by fabulous performances by Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle.
"...trail of a shipment of $500 million worth of cocaine (or half-a-billion-dollars-worth, in the aggrandizing words of the Connemara..."

Aug. 19, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
Nic Cage delivers one of his best and most outrageous performances in Werner Herzog's cops-and-iguanas drama.
"...in many of the same ways as Ferrara’s (rampant cocaine and narcotics use, gambling addiction, and flagrant abuse of..."

Dec. 11, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Backseat
Two buddies take a road trip to Montreal in this shaggy dog tale that was an Austin Film Festival Audience Award winner.
"...secondary, secret goal is to unload a bag of cocaine on the other side of the border. The film,..."

April 11, 2008 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation 2008
Another compilation of old and new animated spectacles guaranteed to rot your eyeballs.
"...with his clever "Lapsus," while Apocalypse Cartoons' "Rats on Cocaine: Pregnant" is exactly as morally instructive as it sounds...."

Feb. 8, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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