Posts Tagged ‘thriller’
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 

New to View: June 1

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, June 1, unless otherwise noted: Endangered Species (Blu-ray + digital) Details: 2021, Lionsgate Home Entertainment Rated: R, bloody images, violence, language The lowdown: A wealthy American family takes a vacation to the wilds of Kenya to bond, fix the growing rifts and, perhaps, find […]

A Quiet Place Part II

"A Quiet Place Part II" understands it can't be as new or inventive as his predecessor, so instead it ends up being a fast-paced, heart-thumping thrill ride that leaves you screaming for a part III.

New to View: March 16

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, March 16, unless otherwise indicated: Promising Young Woman (Blu-ray + digital) Details: 2020, Universal Studios Home Entertainment Rated: R, sexual material, drug use, violence, language The lowdown: “Promising Young Woman” is a #MeToo-age thriller, featuring an astounding performance by Carrie Mulligan as Cassie. Cassie […]

New to View: Jan. 12

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, Jan. 12, unless otherwise noted: The Twilight Zone: Season Two (DVD) Details: 2020, CBS DVD-Paramount Home Entertainment Rated: Not rated The lowdown: This three-disc set features all 10 second-season episodes of this re-imagining of the classic Rod Serling television series, which airs on CBS […]

New to View: Dec. 29

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, Dec. 29, unless otherwise noted: Honest Thief (Blu-ray + DVD + digital) Details: 2020, Universal Studios Home Entertainment Rated: PG-13, strong violence, crude references, language The lowdown: With the exception of a couple of titles over the past few years, it seems that Liam […]

I’m Your Woman

“I’m Your Woman” is a few notches better than your average crime thriller but a few notches below true greatness. Director Julia Hart, who recently made the Disney+ YA adaptation “Stargirl,” builds upon the potential she showed in 2018’s “Fast Color” to create a suspenseful character study that subverts your expectations of a 1970s crime […]

New to View: Nov. 10

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, Nov. 10, unless otherwise noted: Bill and Ted Face the Music (Blu-ray + digital) Details: 2020, Warner Home Entertainment Rated: PG-13, language The lowdown: Now middle-aged dads, William “Bill” S. Preston, Esq. (Alex Winter) and Theodore “Ted” Logan (Keanu Reeves) are still waiting to […]
The Monster and the Girl

New to View: June 16

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, June 16, unless otherwise noted: “Universal Horror Collection: Volume 5” (Blu-ray) Details: 1941-45, Scream Factory Rated: Not rated The lowdown: This quartet of creepy B-movie features — one from Paramount Pictures and three from Universal Pictures — all deal with some sort of ape-to-human […]