Posts Tagged ‘thriller’

The Maze Runner (The Long and Short of It)

The Maze Runner

  Thomas (played by Dylan O’Brien) awakens inside a rising elevator. He has no idea where he is, how he got there or even who he is. The elevator stops, and the doors open in the middle of a field to the hardened faces of more young men. These boys barely know any more about […]

Prisoners (The Long and Short of It)

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  Thanksgiving dinner takes an awful turn for two families when both of their young daughters disappear. The only clue that Detective Loki (played by Jake Gyllenhaal) has to go on is a mysterious RV that was parked in the neighborhood at the time of the disappearance. It does lead to a suspect, but when […]

Premium Rush (A Small Review)

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What’s it about? Wilee (yes, like the coyote) is a New York bike messenger. He rides a fixed gear bike, and he doesn’t have any brakes because without brakes he has to be alert at all times. When he approaches an intersection at breakneck speed, as he’s wont to do, he can’t simply stop; he […]

Killer Joe

Killer Joe

Things start off desperately in Killer Joe when local drug dealer Chris Smith (played by Emile Hirsch) finds himself owing six grand to his supplier. With no honest way of making that kind of money, he decides that the easiest and quickest solution is to hire a contract killer to off his mother for her […]

MY MOVIE WISHLIST: PREMIUM RUSH

What’s it about? A New York City bike messenger picks up the wrong package and finds the city turning into an obstacle course as he tries to escape the people pursuing him. via YouTube Who made it? Directed by David Koepp  and written by David Koepp and John Kamps. Who’s in it? Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael […]

MY MOVIE WISHLIST: LOOPER

What’s it about? It’s the future, and time travel exists. When the mob wants someone killed, they send him/her back in time where a hitman, or a Looper, is waiting to kill that person. Everything changes for one particular Looper when the person sent back to be killed is his future self. via YouTube Who […]

MY MOVIE WISHLIST: RED LIGHTS

What’s it about? “Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic who has resurfaced years after his toughest critic mysteriously passed away.” — IMDB via YouTube Who made it? Written and directed by Rodrigo Cortés. Who’s in it? Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro, Cillian Murphy, and […]