Category Archives: Mysteries

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) Rated PG-13

On Halloween 1968, Stella discovers a book that writes it’s own stories. Based on the book series by Alvin Schwartz. Starring Zoe Margaret Colletti, Michael Garza, and Gabriel Rush. Stella and her three friends are faced with their fears when … Continue reading

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Gone Girl (2014) Rated R

When a wife disappears, the media focus surrounds her husband, wondering whether or not he is innocent. Based on the book by Gillian Flynn. Starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, and Neil Patrick Harris. This is a wonderful adaptation of the … Continue reading

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Pet Sematary (2019) Rated R

A doctor and his wife move to rural Maine with their family, where they discovered a hidden burial ground. Starring Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, and John Lithgow. This is not a scary remake. There was no meaning to the Pascow … Continue reading

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Non-Stop (2014) Rated PG-13

An air marshal must identify the terrorist on his flight that is demanding 150 million dollars, and if the terrorist doesn’t get the money, someone will die every 20 minutes. Starring Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, and Scoot McNairy. This is … Continue reading

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A Christmas Mystery (2014) Rated TV-PG

A reporter learns that her mother has been receiving Christmas cards from a secret admirer and decides to find out who he is. Starring Esmé Bianco, Ryan Bittle, and John Ratzenberger. This film is very poorly written. The premise is … Continue reading

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The Vanishing (2018) Rated R

Three lighthouse keepers find gold that causes them to disappear. Starring Gerard Butler, Peter Mullan, and Connor Swindells. This is an interesting film. It looks at the greed of men and how that greed takes you down a dark hole. The … Continue reading

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Manifest (NBC) Rated NR

After a turbulent flight, passengers discover they have landed five years into the future. Starring Melissa Roxburgh, Josh Dallas, and Athena Karkanis. This is the show of the season, and I was rather surprised by how intriguing it is. Sure, it’s like … Continue reading

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Damascus Cover (2018) Rated R

A spy falls in love while working on an undercover mission in Syria. Based on the book by Howard Kaplan. Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Olivia Thirlby, and John Hurt. As a spy thriller, this film is poorly written. Jonathan Rhys Meyers … Continue reading

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Annihilation (2018) Rated R

A biologist heads off on a secret expedition where the laws of nature don’t apply. Based on the book series, The Southern Reach, by Jeff VanderMeer. Starring Natalie Portman, Benedict Wong, and Sonoya Mizuno. The film has fantastic cinematography; its visual … Continue reading

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Small Town Crime (2017) Rated R

An alcoholic ex-cop finds the body of a girl and becomes hell-bent on finding the killer. Along the way, he gets his family in trouble. Starring John Hawkes, Anthony Anderson, Octavia Spencer. A bit far-fetched and rushed at the end, but … Continue reading

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