Tag Archives: Thriller

In Order of Disappearance (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4): A deadpan Norwegian revenge drama

Norwegian film “In Order of Disappearance” is a deadpan revenge drama sprinkled with a cold, morbid sense of black humor. While as stark, brutal, and violent as expected, the movie serves us a number of dryly absurd moments along with … Continue reading

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Braid (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): They must play….

I enjoyed how things get weirder in “Braid”, a small horror thriller film which alternatively jolts and baffles us with the growing madness surrounding its three main characters. Although I am still not so sure about what I exactly watched … Continue reading

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Widows (2018) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A strong female crime thriller from Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen’s new film “Widows” is a rare piece of work we do not encounter everyday. In addition to functioning well as a top-notch crime thriller which will grab your attention from the beginning to the end, the movie vividly … Continue reading

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The Standoff at Sparrow Creek (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): A militia group stuck in standoff

“The Standoff at Sparrow Creek” is a moody but engaging genre piece drenched in shadows and doubts. Focusing on a group of characters who happen to be cornered by their grim situation second and second, the movie slowly and deftly … Continue reading

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Piercing (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): A certain kinky foreplay

“Piercing” is a little kinky comedy thriller which wryly unnerves and amuses us. As cheerfully observing the very tricky foreplay process between its two deeply perverse characters, the movie provides a number of darkly amusing moments along with some nice … Continue reading

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Close (2019) ☆☆1/2 (2.5/4): A passable action thriller from Nexflix

Netflix movie “Close”, which was released on last Friday, is a passable action thriller with some good things to be appreciated. While it does not break any new ground in its genre territory, the movie brings some nice fresh air … Continue reading

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Rust Creek (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A fatal detour in the Kentucky woods

Right from the beginning, “Rust Creek” signifies that something bad is going to happen. While everything looks fine and normal for its heroine at first, we can already see that she is heading to a big trouble, and we surely … Continue reading

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