Tag: Thriller

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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

‘Out of the Blue’: Film Review- A Literate Erotic Thriller

Acclaimed filmmaker and playwright Neil LaBute has one of the most unique voices in American Cinema. After a decade-long slump where he morphed into a director for hire of ridiculous Hollywood misfires (“Lakeview Terrace” and the abysmal remake of “The

‘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

‘Dashcam’: A Timely And Intense Paranoid Thriller

A mystery that pays homage to 70’s paranoia thrillers while telling a relevant tale of dangerous corruption in modern America

‘The Night House’: Rebecca Hall Anchors Intelligent, Moody Horror Thriller

The Night House features a stand out performance from Rebecca Hall as Beth, a recent widow who realizes she does not know who her husband was. Now in theaters.