All posts tagged “Movie: Thriller

Film Review: Nightcrawler

Film Review: Nightcrawler

In Nightcrawler we’re introduced to Lou Bloom, played by Jake Gyllenhaal. A one time petty theft, he falls into a new career. That of a Nightcrawler – a cameraman who spends his nights looking for the most gruesome and grisly of murders, thefts and other […]

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Film Review: Gone Girl

Film Review: Gone Girl

David Fincher’s Gone Girl was probably one of my most anticipated films of 2014. Even though I wasn’t a fan of the book. Sadly, I wasn’t able to see Gone Girl in 2014 for fear of seeing some mutated censored version of the film. After […]

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100 movies: Argo

100 movies: Argo

Argo (07/11/12) A dramatization of the 1980 joint CIA-Canadian secret operation to extract six fugitive American diplomatic personnel out of revolutionary Iran. I tip my hat off to you, Ben Affleck. I more than tip my hat off to you. Never have I been so […]

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100 movies: Skyfall

100 movies: Skyfall

Skyfall (26/10/12) Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. A lot is riding on Skyfall. Quantum of Solace wasn’t […]

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100 movies: Take Shelter

100 movies: Take Shelter

Take Shelter (15/09/12) Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself. If you were having wicked crazy dreams of the mother of all storms, would you go and […]

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100 movies: The Bourne Legacy

100 movies: The Bourne Legacy

The Bourne Legacy (13/08/12) An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum’s novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films. This is one of those films that inspires neither strong outrage nor strong joy. […]

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100 movies: We Need to Talk About Kevin

100 movies: We Need to Talk About Kevin

We Need to Talk About Kevin (07/07/12) Kevin’s mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly vicious things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined. If […]

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100 movies: A Lonely Place to Die

100 movies: A Lonely Place to Die

A Lonely Place to Die 26/06/12) A group of five mountaineers are hiking and climbing in the Scottish Highlands when they become caught up in a terrifying game of cat and mouse. I’d be lying if I said that this film was totally not what […]

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100 movies: Killer Joe

100 movies: Killer Joe

Killer Joe 29/06/12) When a debt puts a young man’s life in danger, he turns to putting a hit out on his evil mother in order to collect the insurance. After watching this film you will not want to head out for a lovely bit […]

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