Tag Archive: thriller

Movie Review: ‘Fatale’

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Director: Deom Taylor Cast: Hillary Swank, Michael Ealy, Mike Colter, Geoffrey Owens, Damaris Lewis Plot: A wealthy self-made sports agent takes out his frustration with his rocky marriage by having an affair. When… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Crisis’

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Director: Nicholas Jarecki Cast: Gary Oldman, Armie Hammer, Evangeline Lilly, Greg Kinnear, Michelle Rodriguez, Lily-Rose Depp, Kid Cudi Plot: A group of unrelated people find their lives intersecting through their involvement in the… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Room’ (2019)

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An English language French thriller about getting everything you want at no cost.

Movie Review: ‘Ready or Not’

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Director: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett Cast: Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, Mark O’Brien, Henry Czerny, Andie MacDowell, Nicky Guadagni Plot: Grace and Alex are getting married, although some of Alex’s wealthy family are… Continue reading

5 Female-Driven Thrillers to Read

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The Moth Diaries by Rachel Klein (2005) I’m a sucker for creepy tales set in boarding schools and this one did not disappoint. A young woman starts to think that there may be… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Perfection’

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Director: Richard Shepard Cast: Allison Williams, Logan Browning, Steven Weber, Alaina Huffman Plot: Two highly skilled cello players met and form an instant connection and that’s all I’m prepared to explain because spoilers.… Continue reading

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