Posts Tagged ‘thriller’
Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as Philippe Petit in Tri-Star Pictures' "The Walk" — director Robert Zemeckis's 3-D depiction of Petit's legendary walk between the World Trade Center towers.

The Walk

Although cartoonish qualities sometimes belie its confidence, “The Walk” stands solidly on its own as a thoughtful, crowd-pleasing complement to “Man on Wire.”
BlackCoalThinIce - Featured

Black Coal, Thin Ice

There were so many twists and turns during the third act that some of them should have dispersed throughout the previous two acts.

Rebecca Hall, Jason Bateman and Joel Edgerton (who also wrote and directed) star in "The Gift," a 2015 psychological thriller from STX Entertainment.

The Gift

Co-star/writer/director Joel Edgerton delivers a confidently patient, psychologically potent and wonderfully acted parable about victimization and vindication.
Tom Cruise plays Ethan Hunt in 2015's "Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation," the fifth installment in the Paramount Pictures franchise.

Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation

After this, you sense even if Tom Cruise leans more heavily on others for 20 more years of "Mission" movies, he'll will them into equally unhurried excellence.

Billy Hughes (Marina Zudina) is an American makeup artist on a Moscow film set being stalked by snuff-film killers ... or is she? "Mute Witness," a 1995 thriller written and directed by Anthony Waller, is this month's "Class of ..." featured film.

Class of 1995: ‘Mute Witness’

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.
Ryan Reynolds stars as the healthy, young body into which the consciousness of a dying aristocrat (Ben Kingsley) is placed, with disastrous consequences, in "Self/less," a 2015 thriller from Gramercy Pictures directed by Tarsem Singh.


Even if "Self/less" is the sort of ride you suspect will eat your money from the get-go, that doesn’t ease the disappointment when it happens.

From left, Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons and Shameik Moore star in "Dope," a 2015 coming-of-age comedy released by Open Road Films and directed by Rick Famuyiwa.


"Dope" is a crazy, funny and smart film, with a terrific bunch of young actors, that helps us look at the familiar in new ways, and laugh while doing it.
Jurassic Park lede

Film on Vinyl: Jurassic Park

Next up on Film on Vinyl’s playlist: Mondo’s reissue of the "Jurassic Park" soundtrack. It's a review 65 million years in the making.