Category: Thriller

Blu-ray Thriller Reviews

Ambition Blu-ray Review

2019’s Worst Thriller? The year’s most bland and devastatingly banal “thriller” comes courtesy of Robert Shaye, producer of the horror classic A Nightmare On Elm Street. Going behind the …

Strange But True Blu-ray Review

Shocking Thriller Adapted From John Searles’ Bestselling Novel Some films are hard to classify under strict genre guidelines. Strange But True falls in that category. What begins as a …

Man on a String Blu-ray Review

Strung Along Late in Man on a String, double agent Ernest Borgnine has infiltrated the Kremlin on the US’s behalf. He’s led into a school room where Russian spies …

The Lineup Blu-ray Review

Drug Busters Classic San Francisco plays host to The Lineup, a story of the international drug trade roping in unknowing tourists. It’s sightly, loaded with landmarks, off-setting the harsh …

The Fan (1981) Blu-ray Review

Not a Fan The Fan wants what it can’t have – the allure and glamour of iconic Hollywood romance. That explains the casting of Lauren Bacall and James Garner …

Night Hunter Blu-ray Review

Cavill & Daddario Team Up Against A Serial Killer A police thriller in the mold of Seven and Zodiac, if a clear grade below in quality those genre titans, …

The Case Against Brooklyn Blu-ray Review

Laundry Laundering Marketing materials for Case Against Brooklyn demean cops. It’s rare for the time. Bold proclamations like “Is this cop for sale?” and semi-protective “This film isn’t anti-cop, …

She Played with Fire Blu-ray Review

Burn it Down She Played with Fire makes the life of an insurance investigator seem invigorating. There’s a scene within where Oliver Branwell (Jack Hawkins) enters a client’s estate …

Pickup Alley Blu-ray Review

Not That Kind of Pickup Pickup Alley’s poster art slices dynamic text through center. “This picture is about dope!” emphatic about drugs as a selling point. Then, in the …

Killers Anonymous Blu-ray Review

Gary Oldman’s Worst Movie? Not so long ago, a movie with Gary Oldman and Jessica Alba would have meant something. Then Oldman started getting older and Alba went into …

The New Kids Blu-ray Review

A Young Lori Loughlin Versus James Spader Only in the 1980s could a movie like The New Kids get made with its stark cruelty to animals and excessively violent …