Category Archives: Thrillers

Hours (2013) Rated PG-13

A father struggles to keep his infant daughter alive during Hurricane Katrina. Starring Paul Walker, Genesis Rodriguez, and Nancy Nave. In some ways, this film is unrealistic, but, in other ways, it’s quite realistic. I don’t think a hospital would … Continue reading

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Hunter Killer (2018) Rated R

An American submarine captain teams up with the Navy SEALs to rescue the Russian President. Starring Ethan Baird, Jacob Scipio, Dempsey Bovell, Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman, The Common, and Linda Cardellini. This film brings a whole other take on the … Continue reading

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River Runs Red (2018) Rated NR

The son of a judge is killed by two police officers, and the system sets them free. With the help of a veteran detective and another grieving father, the judge sets out for revenge. Starring  Taye Diggs, John Cusack, and George … Continue reading

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The Numbers Station (2013) Rated R

A disgraced black ops agent is sent to a numbers station to protect a code operator. Starring John Cusack, Malin Akerman, and Liam Cunningham. I loved this movie more than the other critics have. It’s not really an action film; it’s … Continue reading

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Inconceivable (2016) Rated TV-14

A woman misinterprets a kiss with an ex at a high-school. She follows him across the country and disrupts his family life. Starring Natasha Henstridge, Marguerite Moreau, and Jason Gerhardt. This film’s storyline fits the typical lifetime thriller movie. We have … Continue reading

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Truth or Dare (2018) Rated PG-13

A harmless game of Truth or Dare becomes deadly when someone lies or doesn’t complete their dare. Starring Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, and Violett Beane. When a group of friends head to Mexico and play an innocent game of Truth or Dare, … 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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Disconnect (2012) Rated R

A group of people try to make genuine connections in a world where we are always online. Starring Jason Bateman, Hope Davis, and Frank Grillo. This is one of those films that follows a group of seemingly disconnected characters, but as … Continue reading

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Killing Eve (BBCAmerica) Rated TV-14

A security operative hunts down an assassin. Based on the novellas by Luke Jennings. Starring Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer, and Fiona Shaw. This is another amazing, character-driven show with two female leads. The two women are strong, smart, and just doing their … Continue reading

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