Tag Archives: suspense

Dark Tide (2012) Rated PG-13

A professional shark diver is pulled back into the water a year after a near-fatal shark attack. Starring Halle Berry, Olivier Martinez, and Sizwe Msutu. This film is not the best film. I have to say that the first scene with … Continue reading

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We Own the Night (2007) Rated R

Two brothers on opposite sides of the law come together to take down Russian Mafia hitmen. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Eva Mendes, and Danny Hoch. This film is a great character-driven thriller, as two brothers divided by the law come together to … Continue reading

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The Woman in White (PBS) Rated NR

This is an adaptation of  Wilkie Collins’ classic gothic novel. Starring Jessie Buckley, and Olivia Vinall, Dougray Scott. The film takes the adaptation of Collins’ novel and tries to make it more of a horror story. It doesn’t pull off this … Continue reading

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) Rated R

The drug war across the Mexican border has escalated to terrorists crossing the border. To fight them, FBI agent Matt Graver reteams with mercurial Alejandro. Starring Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, and Isabela Moner. This film has the same taste that the … Continue reading

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Siberia (2018) Rated R

An American diamond trader goes missing, and his partner goes looking for him in Russia. Along the way, he falls in love. Starring Keanu Reeves, Boris Gulyarin, and Ashley St. George. This film is poorly executed. Keanu Reeves holds the screen, … Continue reading

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Skyscraper (2018) Rated PG-13

A former FBI team member must rescue his family from the world’s tallest skyscraper as it is engulfed in flames. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, and Chin Han. I’ll admit I had my hesitations going into this film; the plot … Continue reading

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A Quiet Place (2018) Rated PG-13

Set in the future, a family must live in silence to survive against monsters who hunt by sound. Starring Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, and Millicent Simmonds. This film is amazing. The acting was brilliant across the board, and the suspense has … Continue reading

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Malaya (1949) Rated NR

A newspaperman convinces the government to steal rubber from the Japanese. Starring Spencer Tracy, James Stewart, and Valentina Cortese. This is a compelling story of a disreputable man who says that he can smuggle rubber out of British Malaya. Although it’s a … Continue reading

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World War Z (2013) Rated PG-13

A former United Nations investigator is in a race against time to save the world from the zombie apocalypse. Based on the book, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks. Starring Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, and … Continue reading

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Seeking Justice (2011) Rated R

 After his wife was assaulted, a husband looks to a vigilante group to retaliate only to find that they want something in return. Starring  Nicolas Cage, January Jones, Guy Pearce This film is entertaining if you don’t think about it much. … Continue reading

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