Tag Archives: suspense

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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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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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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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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