Category Archives: contemporary thriller/horror

Movie review: Don’t Knock Twice (2017) directed by Caradog James

Product info: Jess (Katee Sackhoff) used to be a drug addict and a punk but she’s cleaned up her act. Now she is a rich and successful sculptor married happily to equally rich banker. As she is redecorating her huge … Continue reading

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Movie review: Splice (2009) directed by Vincenzo Natali

Product info: Geneticists Clive Nicoli (Adrien Brody) and Elsa Kast (Sarah Polley) are young, successful scientists who specialize in creating hybrids of living species. When they propose the use of human DNA, their pharmaceutical company bosses forbid it, forcing them … Continue reading

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Movie review: I, Anna (2012) directed by Barnaby Southcombe

Movie info: DCI Bernie Reid (Gabriel Byrne) cannot sleep due to personal problems. He is cruising London at night when he hears over the radio that a man was brutally murdered in one of high rise apartment buildings. While entering the … Continue reading

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Movie review: Jason Bourne directed by Paul Greengrass

Movie info: Once a CIA agent, always a CIA agent? Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) tries his best to prove otherwise. It’s been ten years since he walked away from the agency and in this installment he is gainfully employed as … Continue reading

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Movie review: Now You See Me (2013) directed by Louis Leterrier

Movie info (from Wikipedia): Four amateur magicians, J. Daniel “Danny” Atlas (Jesse Eisenberg), Merritt McKinney (Woody Harrelson), Henley Reeves (Isla Fisher), and Jack Wilder (Dave Franco), are each singled out and given a tarot card that lead them to the same empty New York … Continue reading

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That Sugar Film (2014) directed by Damon Gameau

Movie info: Three years ago a young Australian actor called Damon Gameau stopped eating refined sugar. He didn’t complain.  Now he embarks on an experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on his healthy body. 60 days … Continue reading

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Movie review: 30 Days of Night directed by David Slade (2007)

Movie info: An isolated Alaskan town called Barrow is facing a whole month of complete darkness. As the last rays of light fade, the town is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires led by Marlow (Danny Huston). The vamps … Continue reading

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Movie review: Spotlight by Tom McCarthy

Movie info: In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter “Robby” Robinson (Michael Keaton), … Continue reading

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Movie review: Afflicted (2013) directed by Derek Lee, Clif Prowse

Movie info: Childhood friends Clif Prowse and Derek Lee have decided to venture all over the world to film their travel web series “Ends of the Earth”. Derek is making the trip in spite of his doctor’s advice, as he … Continue reading

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Movie review: 28 Days Later (2003) directed by Danny Boyle

Movie info: Animal activists invade a laboratory with the intention of releasing chimpanzees that are undergoing experimentation. They don’t know that the animals have been infected by a new virus that causes rage. After ignoring the pleas of a scientist on … Continue reading

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