Tag Archives: thriller

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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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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Reverie (NBC) Rated TV-14

A hostage negotiator works to retrieve people who are lost in a virtual reality program. Starring Sarah Shahi, Dennis Haysbert, and Sendhil Ramamurthy. This show brings a thriller to the small screen. Mara Kint heads into the virtual reality program to find … Continue reading

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The Company You Keep (2012) Rated R

A Weather Underground activist goes on the run when a journalist uncovers who he is. Starring Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, and Julie Christie. This film is supposed to be a thriller, but alas it doesn’t hold much in the thriller department. It’s … Continue reading

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Dead Man Down (2013) Rated TV-14

A crime lord’s right-hand man and a woman seek revenge. Starring Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace, and Terrence Howard. This film is supposed to be a thriller noir. The film doesn’t know what it is; it flows from being a romance to … Continue reading

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Olympus Has Fallen (2013) Rated R

A disgraced secret service agent finds himself inside the White House during a terrorist attack. Starring Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Finley Jacobsen. This is an entertaining thriller. It’s written well and has great pacing and action to keep you on the … Continue reading

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Shoot the Messenger (WGN) Rated TV-MA

A young journalist working on her first murder case becomes embroiled in the case. Starring  Elyse Levesque, Lucas Bryant, Lyriq Bent. This is a gritty crime drama that sucks you right into the story. At the lead is a young … Continue reading

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Stolen (2009) Rated R

 A detective deals with the loss of his own son when he discovers the corpse of a boy that’s 50 years old. Starring Jon Hamm, Josh Lucas, Rhona Mitra. This thriller takes on a parallel murder case based on a true … Continue reading

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American Assassin (2017) Rated R

After the death of his girlfriend, Mitch Rapp is looking for revenge, when he is recruited by the CIA. Based on the book by Vince Flynn. Starring Dylan O’Brien, Charlotte Vega, Christopher Bomford, Michael Keaton, Sanaa Lathan, Shiva Negar, Scott Adkins, Taylor … Continue reading

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Flypaper (2011) Rated NR

 A man is caught between two robberies at the same bank with the teller that he is secretly in love with. Starring Patrick Dempsey, Ashley Judd, Tim Blake Nelson, Mekhi Phifer, Jeffrey Tambor. I enjoyed this film. It’s not perfect: at times it falls … Continue reading

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