Posts Tagged ‘thriller’
 
 
 
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Throw Back Thursday review of “Lesson of the Evil”

Written by: Yûsuke Kishi (Novel) and Takashi Miike (Screenplay) Directed by: Takashi Miike Starring: Hideaki Itô, Takayuki Yamada, and Erina Mizuno Oh Takashi Miike…. How you never fail to surprise. I am pretty sure…...
 
 
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Nasty Baby – A truly surprising film

Written and directed by: Sebastián Silva Starring: Kristen Wiig, Sebastián Silva, Tunde Adebimpe, Alia Shawkat, and Reg E. Cathey Gay couple Freddy (Silva) and Mo (Adebimpe) have an idyllic life, living in a posh apartment buil...
 
 
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Yakuza Apocalypse – wonderfully entertaining Miike insanity

Written by: Yoshitaka Yamaguchi Directed by: Takashi Miike Starring: Hayato Ichihara, Lily Frankie, and Yayan Ruhian Japanese auteur Takashi Miike has made a lot (I mean A LOT) of crazy, ultra-violent shockfests in his day. Fro...
 

 
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‘Circle’ is a surprisingly effective sci-fi flick

Written and directed by: Aaron Hann and Mario Miscione Starring: Julie Benz, Carter Jenkins, Sara Sanderson, Michael McLafferty, and Michael Nardelli 50 People wake up in a room, after being abducted by aliens. Few of them reme...
 
 
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Howl – A werewolf film with quite a few things to like

Written by: Nick Ostler and Mark Huckerby Directed by: Paul Hyett Starring: Ed Speleers, Holly Weston, Elliot Cowan, Ania Marson, Sam Gittins, Shauna Macdonald, Amit Shah, Sean Pertwee, and Rosie Day What if I were to tell you ...
 
 
 
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Review: ‘The Gift’ Is A Tense Thriller That Will Stay With You

Simon and Robyn (Bateman and Hall) have the perfect life: they both have jobs they excel at, they recently purchased their dream house, and they love each other unconditionally. While out shopping, Simon gets approached by Gord...
 
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Queen of Earth – Brilliant performances and a masterful score lift this “Persona”-esque psycho-thriller

Written and directed by: Alex Ross Perry Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Katherine Waterston, Patrick Fugit, Kentucker Audley, Keith Poulson, and Kate Lyn Sheil Last year, I wrote a review on Alex Ross Perry’s painful but hilar...
 
 
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Netflix recommendation – The Living

Written and directed by: Jack Bryan Starring: Fran Kranz, Jocelin Donahue, Kenny Wormald, Chris Mulkey, and Joelle Carter Teddy (Kranz) wakes up one morning to find himself on the floor, among empty beer bottles, and having blo...
 
 
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Dark Places

Written by: Gillian Flynn (Novel) and Gilles Paquet-Brenner (Screenplay) Directed by: Gilles Paquet-Brenner Starring: Charlize Theron, Sterling Jerins, Nicholas Hoult, Christina Hendricks, Corey Stoll, Tye Sheridan, Chloë Grace...
 

 
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A Life Not to Follow – Christopher Di Nunzio’s crime family neo-noir

Written by: Christopher Di Nunzio and Pedro Alvarado Directed by: Christopher Di Nunzio Starring: Michael Capozzi, Fiore Leo, David Graziano, John Martellucci, Erica Derrickson, Molly Kay, and William Bloomfield Christopher Di ...