‘Army of Thieves’ Review- Well, I Was Right About One Thing

From the mind of Zack Snyder comes the Netflix action-comedy ‘Army of Thieves.’ It is directed by Matthias Schweighöfer and based on a screenplay by Shay Hatten. Sebastian Schlencht-Wöhnert (Matthias Schweighöfer) is living a mundane life as a banker and hosts a less-than-popular YouTube channel discussing safecracking. He gets invited to a safecracker tournament that…

‘Fear Street’ Netflix Trilogy Review

I previously reviewed the three entries in the ‘Fear Street’ Netflix horror film individually, but I thought I would tackle them individually since they all share the same plot. Directed by Leigh Janiak, they are based on a series of stories by R.L. Stine. In 1994, Deena Johnson (Kiana Madeira) is having drama with her…

Movie Review Flashback- I Know What You Did Last Summer

‘I Know What You Did Last Summer‘ is a 1997 slasher film from director Jim Gillespie and writer Kevin Williamson. It is the start of a trilogy from Mandalay Entertainment. Southport, North Carolina friends Julie James (Jennifer Love Hewitt), Ray Bronson (Freddie Prinze Jr.), Helen Shivers (Sarah Michelle Gellar), and Barry Cox (Ryan Phillippe) are…

‘Dune’ Review- Does It Live Up To The Hype?

‘Dune‘ is the third attempt at bringing Frank Hebert’s science fiction novel to the silver screen. This time, director Denis Villeneuve partners with Legendary Pictures and Warner Media to handle the project. Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet) is the son of Duke Leto Atreides (Oscar Isaac), a wealthy feudal lord, and Lady Jessica (Rebecca Ferguson), a…

‘The Chair’ (2017) Movie Review

‘The Chair‘ is a 2017 horror film directed by Chad Ferrin. It is based on the comic book by Peter Simeti who also co-wrote the movie with Erin Kohut. Richard Sullivan (Timothy Muskatell) is a death row inmate who was accused of murdering several children though he claims he is innocent. That does not matter…

‘In The Earth’ Review- Folk Horror That Twists

‘In The Earth’ is a folk horror film directed and written by Ben Wheatley. It had its premiere at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival and was released by Neon. Sometime in the future, a mysterious virus has ravaged the world and many scientists are trying to find a way to increase crops. Martin Lowery (Joel…

Movie Review Flashback- In the Line of Fire (1993)

‘In The Line Of Fire‘ is an action thriller directed by Wolfgang Petersen and written by Jeff Maguire. It was released in 1993 and was co-produced by Columbia Pictures and Castle Rock Entertainment. Secret Service agents Frank Horrigan (Clint Eastwood) is the last surviving member of Ronald Reagan’s security team who has had a crisis…

‘Nobody’ Review- From Mundane To Mayhem

‘Nobody‘ is an action thriller directed by Ilya Naishuller and written by Derek Kolstad. It is co-produced by Bob Odenkirk and has the distinct honor of uniting critics and audiences. Hutch Mansell (Bob Odenkirk) appears to be a normal man who has a distant wife Becca (Connie Nielsen), an obstinate teen son Blake (Gage Munroe),…

‘My Son’ Review- A Kind Of Meh Thriller

‘My Son‘ is a thriller film written and directed by Christian Carion. It was made by STXfilms and streamed exclusively to Peacock. Edmond Murray (James McAvoy) returns home to Scotland after traveling abroad for his oil company upon hearing that his son has vanished from a camping trip. His ex-wife Joan Richmond (Claire Foy) has…

‘Black Island’ Movie Review

‘Schwarze Insel‘ is a German thriller film known in English as ‘Black Island.’ The movie is directed by Miguel Alexandre who co-wrote it with Lisa Carline Hofer. Jonas Hansen (Philip Froissant) loses his parents in a car accident and goes to live with his overbearing grandfather and retired academic Friedrich (Hanns Zischler) so he can…

‘Riders of Justice’ Review- A Sharp Thrill Ride

‘Riders of Justice‘ is a dark comedy action film written and directed by Anders Thomas Jensen. It was released in Europe in November 2020 but arrived in the United States in May 2021. Markus (Mads Mikkelsen) is a soldier serving in Afghanistan who gets a call that his wife Emma (Anne Birgitte Lind) has died…