Posts Tagged ‘thriller’
 
 
 
 
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“Thou Wast Mild and Lovely” Is A Subversive Masterpiece

  Recently, I purchased a Shudder subscription, on my Amazon Video. When I began to explore the titles they had available, I noticed they had a lot of horror/thriller films I had missed over the recent years. There were at...
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “Berlin Syndrome”

Clare (Teresa Palmer) is a photojournalist who has traveled to Berlin as a sort of getaway while also taking pictures of the beautiful architecture around the city. Not one to shy away from new experiences, she finds herself qu...
 
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“Killing Ground” Is An Intense, Slow-Burn Thriller

Australia is widely considered to be one of the more dangerous places on earth. A wide variety of snakes, spiders, and other deadly predators make the country’s less populated areas a bit terrifying, even to the most avid...
 
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“It Comes At Night” Is A Moody Psychological Thriller That Will Appeal To A Specific Audience

A24 has carved out a niche of delivering films that rely heavier on their message and symbolism than they do content. Where your big budget films feel like they have to constantly have something going on, the films A24 picks up...
 
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“Personal Shopper” Is A Multi-Layered Independent Gem

After watching “Personal Shopper” — an erotic psychological thriller starring Kristen Stewart — it was obvious why Olivier Assayas won best director at the Cannes Film Festival. What he created is a comp...
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “Backcountry” Is A Terrifying Man Vs. Nature Thriller

I once wrote a college paper, for my analysis of film class, on how “Jaws” was the scariest movie of all time. Not because of the usual horror elements like horrific gore, or a masked killer stalking a bunch of terr...
 
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Michael’s Top 10 Films of 2016

  We all know that 2016 was a rough year. It wasn’t all bad though. 2016 was another fantastic year for film going. That was especially true in the indie film world, where some of the better movies in recent memory s...
 
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Review: “If There’s A Hell Below” Makes Its Viewers Wait For A Pay Off That Doesn’t Exist

I’m always up for watching a slow-burn thriller. A slow-burn thriller that forgets to do anything with its story? That’s a horse of a different color. If you’re going to make me sit through an hour and a half ...
 
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Review: “Come and Find Me” Is a Smart, Satisfying Thriller

  So, let’s say you meet someone. Eventually that someone becomes THAT someone, as you fall in love and move in together. Then… one day… they disappear without a trace, leaving you to wonder what happened...
 
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Review: The Netflix Original “Mercy” Has None On the Viewer

My fiancee and I have a rule in our house where every movie we start that we’re not entirely sure about we give the “ten minute test”. If it doesn’t catch our attention in the first ten minutes, or if it...
 
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