Tag Archives: Thriller

Last Night in Soho (2021) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): From Dream to Nightmare

Edgar Wright’s latest film is “Last Night in Soho” is a stylish horror thriller which somehow did not engage me much despite considerable technical efforts shown from the screen. While I initially enjoyed its first half which deftly swings back … Continue reading

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Halloween Kills (2021) ☆☆(2/4): A pointlessly vicious and bloody sequel

“Halloween Kills”, the sequel to “Halloween” (2018), does kill as much as its very title suggests, and that is all. Still stuck in the same playground as before, the movie only merely follows the footsteps of many other countless slasher … Continue reading

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Copshop (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): A fixer, a killer, and an officer

“Copshop” is an efficient action thriller flick which plays well with its familiar genre elements on the whole. Right from its opening part, we already have a pretty good idea on what we are going to get, but the movie … Continue reading

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Old Henry (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): An old farmer with the past

“Old Henry” is a familiar but solid western thriller film which turns out to be more enjoyable and interesting than expected. We can clearly see through what it is going to do along with its seemingly plain ordinary hero, and … Continue reading

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I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): What happens to Ruth

Netflix film “I Don’t Feel at Home This World Anymore” is a little dark comedy which becomes more absurd and violent than expected as bouncing from one point to another along with its two main characters. We are tickled at … Continue reading

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Malignant (2021) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A nutty outrageous horror thriller film by James Wan

James Wan’s new film “Malignant” is so relentlessly nutty and outrageous that I am still scratching my head on how to evaluate whether it works. While I did get a fair share of laughs and thrills from this rather deranged … Continue reading

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John and the Hole (2021) ☆☆(2/4): A boy who traps his family in the hole

“John and the Hole” begins with a very twisted story promise to grab your attention, but it is unfortunately not developed into something really interesting or compelling as humorlessly trudging along its increasingly flat storyline. While this is not a … Continue reading

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Pig (2021) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Where is his pig?

“Pig” is as simple as its very title suggests, but it somehow came to hold my attention for not only what it is about but also how it is about. Mainly driven by its solitary hero’s quiet but strong determination, … Continue reading

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Blood Red Sky (2021) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A little setback on one hijacked plane

Netflix film “Blood Red Sky”, which was released a few weeks ago, attempts an amusing mix of two different genres during its 2-hour flight, but its flight turns out to be too trite and predictable to me. I am wondering … Continue reading

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Escape from Mogadishu (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): They must stick together for their escape

South Korean film “Escape from Mogadishu” is a gritty and intense action thriller flick which is loosely based on a real-life story between South and North Korean embassy in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1991. While often reminiscent of a bunch of … Continue reading

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