Tag: Thriller

Total 9 Posts

‘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.

Review: Jack Sholder’s cult-classic “The Hidden” is a gem waiting to be found.

While the modern world enjoys Kyle MacLachlan in his current turn as Dale Cooper in “Twin Peaks,” I decided to celebrate his cult status with the classic The Hidden. Recommended to me by several film friends earlier this year, Jack

Don’t Breathe

Commitment.  As parents, as people, we try to better our lives for those that we are responsible for.  Sometimes, our situations compel us to take extreme, often aggressive actions to achieve those goals. Fede Alvarez’s (EVIL DEAD (2013)) DON’T BREATHE

“The Gift” (2015)

“The Gift” from Joel Edgerton strikes a chord with expert performances and a strong story. How we treat people and our relationships with them are critical to our social development. When we are kids, we don’t understand that how we