Tag: Thriller

The Silence

The Silence

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Whether you find it a psychological drama, crime thriller, or meditation on the anti-social among us, The Silence is bound to stay in your thoughts for some time. It’s another Swedish import which is almost impossible to pull yourself away from once you start watching. If you’ve enjoyed any of the other, similar types of films […]

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The Loneliest Planet

The Loneliest Planet

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Loneliest Planet (2011) by Julia Loktev is an incredibly harrowing tale of love, sadness, and an unfortunate circumstance. Immediately the film sets the tone with sound off screen, explaining that this will not be a movie that will take your hand to walk you through it. This film is more interested in having its audience […]

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Compliance

Compliance

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Craig Zobel’s Compliance is a difficult, complex and intriguing thriller that explores the unfortunate true events that happened in a McDonald’s in 2004. Shot in a fictional fast food chain, the film stars Ann Dowd as Sandra, a manager at the establishment that receives a phone call from a man (Pat Healy) that says he’s […]

Officer Down

Officer Down

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Available in stores on January 22nd from Anchor Bay Entertainment, Brian A. Miller’s Officer Down boasts an impressive cast of actors including the star, Stephen Dorff. Supporting him are Dominic Purcell (Prison Break), AnnaLynne McCord(90210), David Boreanaz(Bones),Walton Goggins(Justified), Stephen Lang(Avatar), and James Woods. The film is available in both DVD and Blu-Ray disc on a serviceable but not overly […]

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End of Watch

End of Watch

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Every so often, a movie comes along that re-defines a well-established genre. Such is the hope with writer/director David Ayer’s End of Watch. With such a beloved sub-genre as the cop drama, Ayer is trying to do it all with End of Watch: he is clearly trying to make something new while staying loyal to […]

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Arbitrage

Arbitrage

| December 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

At one point in Nicholas Jarecki’s film Arbitrage, Richard Gere’s hedge fund big wig, Robert Miller, is asked if he honestly thinks money is going to solve the problems he has created for himself, to which he responds “What else is there?” The line is spoken with a beautiful air of genuine, nuanced incredulity, and […]

Watch This: Trailers for A Dark Truth, Chasing Ice

Watch This: Trailers for A Dark Truth, Chasing Ice

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Good movies are on the horizon, and so there’s much to be thankful for this Friday before Thanksgiving. From action-thrillers to environmental docs, there’s a trailer to suit every taste this weekend. Here’s the buzz on two of them: From writer/director Damien Lee (Sacrifice, King of Sorrow) comes A Dark Truth. This action packed tale of […]

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Ti West’s The Sacrament in Production

Ti West’s The Sacrament in Production

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rising star in the world of horror, Ti West has begun production on his latest film The Sacrament. Shooting in picturesque (and perhaps appropriately Gothic) Savannah, Georgia, the horror/thriller is now in its third week principal photography and has officially announced its cast. Starring familiars of his previous efforts like Joe Swanberg (V.H.S.), Kentucker Audley (V.H.S.) and AJ Bowen (House […]

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Sundance Channel’s Restless: Brits, Spies & Romance

Sundance Channel’s Restless: Brits, Spies & Romance

| October 19, 2012 | 1 Comments

For those Masterpiece Theatre fans itching for a good Brit-fix before the next season of Downton Abbey drops in early next year, don’t discount what’s on cable these days. Sundance Channel, in a co-production with Endor Productions for BBC One, is gearing up to present Restless, a special limited two-night event happening this December. Based on […]

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48th CIFF: Antiviral

48th CIFF: Antiviral

| October 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

The very first image of Syd March (Caleb Landry Jones) in Brandon Cronenberg’s Antiviral, emotes a major feeling that permeates throughout the films entirety, unease. With this introduction to our world and protagonist of Antiviral, Brandon Cronenberg unveils a major satire of celebrity status, society’s infatuation with it and does so with such fierce bravado […]

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