Tag Archives: thriller

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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Easy Money (2010) Rated R

JW becomes a drug runner in order to maintain his double life when his life becomes entwined with a fugitive on the run from the Serbian mafia and a mafia enforcer. Starring Joel Kinnaman, Matias Varela, Dragomir Mrsic. I’m sitting on the fence with this … Continue reading

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The Faculty (1998) Rated R

High school students believe that their teachers are aliens from another world. Starring Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris, Josh Hartnett, Salma Hayek, Famke Janssen, Bebe Neuwirth. This thriller is both entertaining and suspenseful. It is a familiar concept, but … Continue reading

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A Cure for Wellness (2016) Rated R

A young executive is sent to a wellness center in the Swiss Alps to retrieve his company’s CEO and return to New York. Starring Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth. This thriller explores questions regarding the cure for wellness. The … Continue reading

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Toys in the Attic (2009) Rated PG

A teddy bear, a mechanical mouse, and a marionette  join together to rescue Buttercup the doll from the Land of Evil. Starring Forest Whitaker, Joan Cusack, Vivian Schilling, Cary Elwes. A group of discarded toys left in the attic of … Continue reading

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The Institute (2017) Rated R

In 19th century Baltimore, a girl grieving her parents’ deaths voluntary checks herself into a mental institute. Starring Vincent Alvas, Pamela Anderson, Carmen Argenziano, Josh Duhamel, James Franco, Eric Roberts, Tim Blake Nelson. This is the worst film I have … Continue reading

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The Darkness (2016) Rated PG-13

A family comes home from vacation and unwittingly brings home a supernatural entity. Starring  Kevin Bacon, Radha Mitchell, David Mazouz, Jennifer Morrison, Paul Reiser, Ming-Na Wen. There is nothing exceptional about this textbook thriller story.  I did find some elements problematic, … Continue reading

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Thirteen (2016) Rated NR

Thirteen years after her abduction, Ivy Moxam steps out of the house she has been held captive in since she was 13 years old. Starring  Jodie Comer, Natasha Little, Stuart Graham, Richard Rankin, Valene Kane, Joe Layton, Katherine Rose Morley, … Continue reading

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Criminal Activities (2015) Rated NR

Four men make an investment that gets them involved with the mob. Starring Michael Pitt, Dan Stevens, Christopher Abbott, John Travolta, Jackie Earle Haley, Edi Gathegi. When all that makes a film good is the twist at the end, it’s … Continue reading

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Unstoppable (2010) Rated PG-13

An unmanned train races through the city. It takes a veteran engineer and young conductor to stop it before it crashes. Based on the true story of CSX 8888 incident in 2001. Starring  Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson, T.J. … Continue reading

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