Film Reviews, Horror, Thriller, Z - 2018

REVIEW: A Quiet Place (2018)

Silence can truly be deafening. Even in a packed theater, it’s daunting how a small sound becomes amplified in the absence of others. Sound is the enemy in John Krasinski’s newest film, ‘A Quiet Place’. Yes, Jim Halpert from The Office has grown some exceptional…

Film Reviews, Thriller, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Looking Glass (2018)

The latest addition to Nicolas Cage’s CV,  ‘Looking Glass’, heads straight for digital release tomorrow, and coming to DVD later this month. Despite some fine performances from the film’s leads, this shallow thriller fails to build any suspense, and consequently struggles to keep the viewers…

Film Reviews, Horror, Thriller, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Unsane (2018)

“Is she or isn’t she?” asks the tagline of Steven Soderbergh’s first horror-thriller, addressing the timeless conundrum of diagnosing one’s own sanity when no more shit could possibly hit the fan. Soderbergh’s affair with retirement was put on hiatus for the production of 2017’s ‘Logan…

Action & Adventure, Film Reviews, Thriller, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Red Sparrow (2018)

This 2018 American spy thriller, directed by Francis Lawrence and based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Jason Matthews, stars Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlotte Rampling, Mary-Louise Parker, Ciaran Hinds and Jeremy Irons. Following a career-ending injury, former Russian ballerina…

Crime, Drama, Film Reviews, Thriller

REVIEW: Good Time (2017)

The Safdie brothers promise very little with a modest title of only being a ‘Good Time’, when it is, in fact, the best adrenaline rush of 2017. After their previous success with Heaven Knows What, the Safdie’s received an unexpected email from Robert Pattinson. The…

Drama, Film Reviews, Mystery, Thriller

REVIEW: Wind River (2017)

If you haven’t heard of Taylor Sheridan by now, I’m sure he is going to be a household name from 2017 and beyond. Following up two stellar films he wrote (‘Sicario’, ‘Hell or High Water’) with his directorial debut, ‘Wind River’, Sheridan is making a…

Action & Adventure, Film Reviews, Thriller

REVIEW: Atomic Blonde (2017)

Former stuntman David Leitch’s first solo directorial outing is somewhat of a mixed bag. Set in November 1989, the just-at-the-end-of-the-cold-war spy thriller takes place against the backdrop of the fall of the Berlin wall. The opening scene sees  a mustachioed man being chased through Berlin’s…