Posts Tagged ‘suspense’
Umberto Eco's assessment of this movie is unkind, but his book hasn't been stripped down to a tawdry whodunit. Here, the whydunit matters as much, if not more.
Untidy and unwieldy but also quite unforgettable, Quentin Tarantino's latest is both an enraged fireside chat and a tremendously entertaining Western.
For a film forged by favors and trial-by-fire filmmaking, it earns its place in the panoply of ’90s psychological thrillers that throw you for a loop…or six.
A well-made movie that could have been better, in which the quiet, talkie parts are more interesting than the mayhem.
Wheezing, limping and lumbering all night much more than it runs, Liam Neeson's most arthritic action movie to date isn't one with a number wedged in its title.
A social drama with real sting & a commanding turn by Marion Cotillard, this is a fascinating field study of life on the financial fringes of the working class.
"The House at the End of Time" is an entertaining and suspenseful puzzle whose pieces don't match the formulaic horror film pictured on the box.
This week, Austin goes up against a bunch of films he didn't understand, including a 1950s romantic comedy, an insane French thriller and "Hot Rod."
You'll almost have to laugh at the irony after realizing that much like the title suggests, both your money and your dignity will be missing after this flick.
"Timecrimes" — an ingenious time-travel thriller filled with paradoxical nightmares — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"Thirteen Days" — wringing situational suspense from known historical perspectives — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"Rabbit-Proof Fence" — an historical drama with relentless pacing — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.