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Tag Archive: thriller

Movie Review: ‘Escape Room’

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Director: Adam Robitel Cast: Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Deborah Ann Woll, Tyler Labine, Jay Ellis, Nik Dodani Plot: Six strangers are invited to participate in a high stakes Escape Room challenge, only to find… Continue reading

Book Review and Casting: The Broken Girls

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The Broken Girls was written by Simone St. James and published in 2018. This is a paranormal-tinged mystery thriller about some murdered girls across multiple decades. Book Review: This was a fantastic thriller… Continue reading

First Reformed/Last Scene

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Back in April, I was able to see the new film First Reformed early thanks to the Independent Film Festival in Boston. It was playing on one of the smaller screens in the… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Red Sparrow’

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Director: Francis Lawrence Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlotte Rampling, Mary-Louise Parker, Jeremy Irons Plot: Dominika Egorova is a talented Russian ballet dancer whose illustrious career is cut short by an… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Snowman’

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Director: Tomas Alfredson Cast: Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Val Kilmer, J.K. Simmons, Toby Jones Plot: Legendary detective and severe alcoholic Harry Hole gets drawn into a mystery surrounding missing women. He… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Get Out’

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Director: Jordan Peele Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener Plot: Chris is on his way to meet his girlfriend’s family for the first time, and he’s nervous about how they’ll… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘Kubrick’s Game’

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Plot:  Three UCLA films students get caught up in an elaborate game created by none other than master director Stanley Kubrick.  Despite over a decade and a half having passed since Kubrick’s sudden death, the maverick… Continue reading