Category: Thriller

Total 21 Posts

Sundance 2023: ‘Eileen’- Film Review

Sundance 2023 Premiere Selections “Eileen”   Thomasin McKenzie is an actress who gets better and better with each new film. William Oldroyd’s “Eileen” continues this streak, as the always interesting young actress gets one of her meatiest roles yet. McKenzie

Film Review: ‘The Stranger In Our Bed’- An Intruiging Mystery

In the effective opening shot of the new thriller “The Stranger in Our Bed”, a woman stands over a makeshift grave, her face bloodied and her hands holding a shovel. As a police car approaches, the woman (covered with dirt

‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’: Film Review- A Thriller That Is Clever Clever Clever

“Bodies Bodies Bodies” is not only a vicious and funny skewering of the self-obsessed Generation Z, it is also a smart and inventive whodunnit that keeps the film’s interest level high while packing a cinematic whallop. A hurricane is closing

‘Emily The Criminal’: Film Review- A Taut And Effective Dramatic Thriller

In writer/director John Patton Ford’s intense character study, “Emily the Criminal“, Aubrey Plaza finds the role and performance of her career. In this intense character study, Ford  crafted a tale that speaks to the America of 2022; a land of

‘Resurrection’: Film Review

Writer/director Andrew Semans’ “Resurrection” is an extremely good film; one that knows how to build sustainable tension and a superbly crafted, unrelenting atmosphere of dread. An excellent Rebecca Hall stars as Margaret, a single mother and successful businesswoman (she is

‘Death Count’: Movie Review

Director Michael Su and writer Michael Merino’s “Death Count” (with revisions by Rolfe Kanesky) is the new independent horror release whose tagline is, “8 contestants. 8 cells. 1 deadly game.” There will certainly be comparisons to James Wan’s “Saw” (and

‘No Exit’ Review: A Tight And Entertaining Snowbound Thriller

The new film “No Exit” is the kind of snowbound claustrophobic thriller that works very well due to a small and committed cast and the filmmaker’s sharp attention to an ever-building intensity, from which the audience will be allowed no

Sundance 2022: ‘Emily the Criminal’- Film Review

Sundance 2022 Premiere: “Emily the Criminal” Aubrey Plaza and Theo Rossi do excellent work headlining writer/director John Patton Ford’s intense character study, “Emily the Criminal”. Ford has crafted a tale very much of our times. A tale of never-ending debt

Sundance 2022: ‘God’s Country’- Film Review

Sundance 2022 Premiere- “God’s Country” On a surface level, Director Julian Higgins’ “God’s Country” might give the impression that it is to be a cat and mouse thriller. By saying it is far from it and much more than that,

‘Motherly’: A Taut Thriller Anchored By Its Two Leads

Motherly is an edge-of-your-seat thriller that enhances the personal drama and finds that isolation cannot save us from our past