All posts tagged thriller

Exclusive Review: Mandy – Exploitation with flawless execution

1970’s/80’s exploitation cinema has been making a comeback for many years now, ever since Grindhouse, we have had countless films attempting to recreate that style. Mandy is the latest attempt […]

Exclusive Review: Bad Times at the El Royale provides good times

“Shit happens, get the Whiskey.” Bad Times at the El Royale is a trip. A trip through time, music, style and history. It’s a multi-layered affair, rich with allusions of […]

Exclusive Book Review: ‘Stealth’ by Hugh Fraser.

“An action-packed thriller with a powerful heroine.” – a CUB must-read! London, 1967. A working girl is brutally murdered in a club in Soho. Trained by her own life experiences, […]

Exclusive Review of ‘A Simple Favour’ & ‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’.

“Both directors are stepping out of their boxes.” In this article, I will be changing it up and look at two films in one article. Both films may seem different […]

Exclusive Review: ‘Broken Ponies’ by Sophie Jonas-Hill.

“An engaging thriller with a feisty heroine.” After taking some time off work as a casino security guard in Vegas, Rita seeks out her ex brother-in-law, Red, so that he […]

Exclusive Review of Aneesh Chaganty’s ‘Searching’.

An internet based thriller that ticks all of the right boxes… The 21st century could very well be named ‘The Age of The Internet’: we use personal devices to browse the web […]

Exclusive Book Review: ‘After the Crash’ by Michel Bussi

“A gripping page-turner full of surprises, twists and turns that you won’t see coming.” On the night of 22 December 1980, a plane crashes on the Franco-Swiss border and is […]

Less of a blast than its predecessor, but not quite a bomb – Sicario 2

Sicario was perhaps one of the best films of 2015 – receiving critical and public praise and a slew of Oscar nominations. Screenwriter Taylor Sheridan has since continued his successful career in Hollywood with […]

The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

Disturbing, astonishing and beautifully written, The Woman in the Window has been deemed the thriller of 2018. With the recent calamitous fervour surrounding Gone Girl and The Girl on the […]