Tag Archives: suspense

Greatest Hits (ABC) Rated NR

A reality series that showcases the greatest hits from the 80s performed by the original artists and special guests. Starring Arsenio Hall, Kelsea Ballerini, and Kenny Loggins. The show is interesting in that it is a concert featuring hits from … Continue reading

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Eye in the Sky (2015) Rated R

A military officer is in command of an operation against terrorists, but when a girl enters the kill zone, it triggers an international dispute about the implications of modern warfare. Starring Faisa Hassan, Aisha Takow, and Armaan Haggio. This is … Continue reading

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Eddie the Eagle (2015) Rated PG-13

The film is based on the life of Eddie Edwards, who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics. Starring Tom Costello, Jo Hartley, Keith Allen, Taron Egerton, and Hugh Jackman. This film is one of those underdog true life … Continue reading

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Dancing on the Edge (2013) Rated TV-MA

In the 1930s, a black jazz band rises to fame and becomes entangled in intrigue, mystery, and suspense of the London society. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode, and Joanna Vanderham. This miniseries has a lot going for it, but it … Continue reading

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Animal Kingdom (TNT) Rated TV-MA

The show centers around a California family whose lifestyle is paid for by their criminal activities. Starring Shawn Hatosy, Ben Robson, and Jake Weary. The premise of this show just doesn’t make it interesting. Plus, it has poor writing, poor … Continue reading

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The Deceived (Starz) Rated NR

 A student has an affair with her teacher, but when he disappears, she tracks him down and discovers his wife has died. Starring Emmett J Scanlan, Catherine Walker, and Paul Mescal.  This show is brilliant; it’s more of a psychological … Continue reading

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The Night Manager (AMC) Rated TV-14

The night manager of a Cairo hotel is recruited to work in an arms dealer’s inner circle. Based on the book by John Le Carré. Starring Hugh Laurie, Tom Hiddleston, and Elizabeth Debicki. The Night Manager is a series that doesn’t … Continue reading

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The 33 (2015) Rated PG-13

Based on real life events when a gold and copper mine collapses and traps 33 miners underground for 69 days. Starring Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, and Juliette Binoche. This film is based on the true events of the 33 miners … 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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Wayward Pines (FOX) Rated TV-14

A secret service officer heads to Wayward Pines, Idaho, in order to find two missing federal agents. Starring Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Toby Jones, and Shannyn Sossamon. The first episode of the show didn’t hold my attention. I wish it had … Continue reading

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