Category: Thriller

Blu-ray Thriller Reviews

Footsteps in the Fog Blu-ray Review

Fog of Sexism Turn-of-the-century London becomes Gothic and vicious in this murder tale. Footsteps in the Fog brings Stewart Granger into a role as a murdering misogynist, rich and …

The Crooked Web Blu-ray Review

Plotting Against Self Nazi gold is a fine draw in this crime thriller, that rare immediate post-WWII offering not to paint American soldiers in a perfect light. In this …

Bait (1954) Blu-ray Review

On the Hook It’s not that Bait applies ‘50s era morals to its story. Rather, it’s the ‘50s era judgment that causes a cringe. Poor Cleo Moore. She plays …

The Trigger Effect Blu-ray Review

Elisabeth Shue’s Most Entertaining Movie* A mysterious power outage cripples a city and put its citizens on edge in this smart ’90s thriller starring Elisabeth Shue, Kyle MacLachlan, and …

Eyes of Laura Mars Blu-ray Review

Americanized Giallo Starring Faye Dunaway & Tommy Lee Jones If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, this faux attempt at making an American giallo by way of Halloween …

The Big Clock Blu-ray Review

Man Against Time When author Kenneth Fearing wrote The Big Clock’s source novel, he worked at Time magazine, under publisher Henry Luce. Big Clock’s story concerns a barbarous publisher, …

The Seduction Blu-ray Review

Stalking Morgan Fairchild The Seduction is a guilty pleasure from the early 1980s for many Morgan Fairchild fans. I certainly include myself as one of them. Making the leap …

Enigma (1982) Blu-ray Review

The Little Spy Thriller That Could Starring Martin Sheen Enigma comes from the 1980s when movie audiences had fewer expectations from their spy flicks. A CIA agent tries to …

Vengeance: A Love Story Blu-ray Review

Another Straight-To-Video Thriller from Nic Cage Vengeance: A Love Story sees a single mother brutally beaten and raped in front of her 12-year-old daughter. That terrifying moment is the …

The Miami Story Blu-ray Review

Dud Story Five idealized American civilians team up to take down a crime syndicate in the plodding, corny Miami Story. It’s a crude, cheap, even manipulative work, casting ire …