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Searching (2018) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A smart, efficient digital era thriller

“Searching” is a lot better than you may expect. Sure, its small genre territory has been already explored by several recent notable films such as “Unfriended” (2014) and “Open Windows” (2014), but it is actually a very entertaining genre exercise … Continue reading

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Missing Woman (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): Her babysitter is missing…

South Korean film “Missing Woman” begins as a seemingly conventional mystery thriller and then reveals darker elements which later turn the story into a sort of social horror tale which is often frighteningly realistic to me and other South Korean … Continue reading

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The Truth Beneath (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): Gone daughter

I expected one thing before watching South Korean film “The Truth Beneath”, but the movie served me the other thing I did not expect at all. When it takes its first steps with a familiar thriller premise, you may think … Continue reading

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Gone Girl (2014) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : What lies behind…

  Something does not feel good right from the beginning of “Gone Girl”, a gripping top-notch thriller which gradually and chillingly reveals its nasty and insidious cards behind its back step by step with icy, merciless precision. Considering its dark, … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (2010) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A little girl is terrified in the big house

The House with dangerous secret has been one of the most common subjects in horror movies. Its interior is usually decorated with lots of horror clichѐs we have encountered for at least hundred times. Regardless of whether the house looks … Continue reading

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The Vanishing (1988) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A tale of two obsessions

“‘Will you walk into my parlor?’ said the Spider to the Fly.” – from the poem “The Spider and the Fly” by Mary Howitt The crucial moment in George Sluizer’s chilling psychological thriller “The Vanishing”(1988) can be summarized with that … Continue reading

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