Category Archives: Thrillers

Endangered Species (2021) Rated R

A family takes their dream vacation in Kenya but they venture off into a wilderness park, where they are attacked by a Rhino. Starring Rebecca Romijn, Philip Winchester, and Isabel Bassett. I have mixed feelings about this film. One, this … Continue reading

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The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) Rated PG

A couple, whose son gets kidnapped in Morocco, sets off an international scheme. Starring James Stewart, Doris Day, and Brenda de Banzie. This film is a remake of the 1934 film, both directed by Alfred Hitchcock. I will say that I … Continue reading

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Room (2015) Rated R

A woman and her son are held captive in a room for 7 years and when they are released, the son gets to experience the outside world for the first time. Starring Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, and Sean Bridgers. This … Continue reading

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The Secrets We Keep (2020) Rated R

In post WWII America, a woman in suburbia kidnaps her neighbor in order to extract revenge for war crimes that he may have committed. Starring Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman, and Chris Messina. This film is interesting, and it makes you … Continue reading

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Retaliation (2017) Rated R

An adult victim of childhood sexual abuse confronts his past. Starring Alex Ferns, Orlando Bloom, and Janet Montgomery. This is not a very clean script. It’s a very difficult film to watch, and I’m sure it was difficult to make with the … Continue reading

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Stalked by My Husband’s Ex (2020) Rated TV-14

Strange events happen when a woman gets engaged to a man with a 10-year-old daughter. Starring Alex McKenna, Joey Rae Blair, and Adam Huss. This is surprisingly good thriller coming from Lifetime. When a woman gets engaged to the man … Continue reading

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Bloodline (Netflix) Rated TV-MA

A family must come to terms with their secrets and scars when the oldest son comes home. Starring Kyle Chandler, Linda Cardellini, and Norbert Leo Butz. The first episode has good writing; it’s a thriller where you have no idea … Continue reading

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Out of the Dark (2014) Rated R

A couple and their daughter move to Columbia for work only to discover their new home is haunted. Starring Julia Stiles, Scott Speedman, and Stephen Rea. This is an intriguing story that has the spiritual past of Columbia mixed with … Continue reading

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The Most Dangerous Animal of All (FX) Rated TV-MA

Gary Stewart searches for his biological father, but finding his father will make Stewart reevaluate who he is. Starring Kyle DeCamp, Katelyn Kapocsi, and Corey Landis. This series follows Stewart as he studies his father’s life along with the life … Continue reading

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Line of Duty (2019) Rated R

A disgraced cop goes after the kidnapper of  his bosses’ daughter after killing his brother. Starring Dina Meyer, Giancarlo Esposito, Courtney Eaton, and Aaron Eckhart. This film has a lot of suspension of disbelief in the way police operate. There … Continue reading

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