Category: Thriller

Blu-ray Thriller Reviews

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 …

Blood Paradise Blu-ray Review

Pastoral Swedish Murder Artsploitation Films has explored a wide range of underground horror from across the world, often highlighting clever filmmaking like the amazing Snowflake for North American audiences. …

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 …