‘Gone Girl’ Review- No One Is Who They Seem

David Fincher directs the 2014 psychological thriller ‘Gone Girl,’ based on the similarly titled novel by Gillian Flynn, who also penned the screenplay. Reese Witherspoon served as a co-producer. Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) is a college professor living in Missouri with his wife Amy (Rosamund Pike), a minor celebrity whose parents have written the “Amazing…

‘Fatale’ Review- A Few Forgotten Plot Threads

‘Fatale‘ is a 2020 revenge thriller directed by Deon Taylor based on a screenplay by David Loughery. It was released through Lionsgate to a limited theatrical release and through video-on-demand. Derrick Tyler (Michael Ealy) is a successful sports publicist in Los Angeles who owns a business with his best friend Rafe Grimes (Mike Colter). Though…

Movie Review Flashback- Stepfather 3

The 1992 direct-to-video sequel ‘Stepfather 3,’ also known as ‘Stepfather III: Father’s Day,’ is part of the horror trilogy that follows a vicious serial killer stepdad. It is directed by Guy Magar who co-wrote it with Marc B. Ray. Gene Clifford escapes from the asylum a second time and finds a shady plastic surgeon to…

‘Vivarium’ Review- Fears Of Suburbia Abound

‘Vivarium‘ is a psychological thriller directed by Lorcan Finnegan. It is based on a story by Shanley and Lorcan Finnegan and made its premiere at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, later being released in 2020 via Vertigo Releasing. After observing a cuckoo taking over the nest of a finch, teacher Gemma (Imogen Poots) and her…

‘Horse Girl’ Review- What Was That?

Alison Brie and director Jeff Baena co-wrote and co-produced Horse Girl, a psychological thriller that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was released widely to audiences through Netflix. Sarah (Alison Brie) is a shy and awkward sales associate at a fabric store run by her friend Joan (Molly Shannon). Since she has few friends,…

Movie Review- House at the End of the Street

Directed by Mark Tonderai, ‘House at the End of the Street‘ is a 2012 psychological thriller based on a screenplay by David Loucka and released through Relativity Media. Sarah Cassidy (Elisabeth Shue) moves with her teenage daughter Elissa (Jennifer Lawrence) moves from Chicago to a small upscale suburb where they move into a large house…

Movie Review Flashback- In Dreams

‘In Dreams‘ is a psychological thriller directed by Neil Jordan and is written by Bruce Robinson and Neil Jordan. Amblin Entertainment and Dreamworks Pictures released the film in 1999. Massachusetts illustrator Claire Cooper (Annette Bening) lives with her husband Paul (Aidan Quinn) and daughter Rebecca (Katie Sagona). She starts to have vague psychic visions of…