All posts tagged thriller


The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena: This month’s CUB magazine’s must-read! “A thrilling suspense novel that has you hooked from the very first chapter” Anne and Marco’s next-door neighbours, […]

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Red Sparrow Review – Jennifer Lawrence’s Latest Film is a Covert Exercise in Style over Substance

Francis Lawrence has spent all his career doing book adaptations. And whilst that seems pigeonholed, the genres of the films have been surprisingly diverse. He’s made action-fantasy, post-apocalyptic sci-fi, romance, […]

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The Snowman Review – An Emotionally Cold, Confusingly Edited Mess of a Movie

In my Autumn preview, I made it clear how excited I was for The Snowman. It has all the ingredients for a great frosty thriller. Scandinavian source material, in Jo […]

The Whistler by John Grisham

Legal thriller of the month – a must read!   Lacy Stoltz is part of the Board of Judicial Conduct of Florida’s judges.  Her cases regarding judges’ behaviour have been […]

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It Comes At Night review – This Taut, Psychological Thriller creates a Nightmarish Vision of our Possible, Paranoid and Dehumanised Future

With trends bleeding their way into the cinema and bringing in audiences by the drove, one such trend is the Post-Apocalyptic sub-genre. With the television series The Walking Dead and […]

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Baby Driver Review – A Real Change of Cinematic Gears for Edgar Wright, and what a Blissful Symphony it is

Ever since the debacle with Marvel’s Ant-Man and the limits to the creative freedom he was allowed to express, Edgar Wright went somewhat dark. It was uncertain where he would […]

XX: Feminist or Antifeminist?

As per every evening, I was looking for something to watch on Netflix when I came across XX, an anthology of four short horror stories told from a female perspective. […]

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Free Fire Review – Reload Your Energy Levels, Ben Wheatley’s New Film is a Shotgun Blast of Fun

In cinema, there is often a reliance on intricate plot developments, with intrigue aroused by whodunits and convoluted thrillers dependent on a gimmick or MacGuffin that keeps interest at peak level for […]

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A Cure for Wellness Review – Verbinski’s Cinematic Asylum is Full of Crazy Scares and Psychological Style

Gore Verbinski, now there’s a name you don’t hear as often as you should. The man responsible for bringing us the genuine scares of The Ring, the David Lynch levels of bonkers that […]