Alejandro De Hoyos Discusses His Film ‘The Contractor’ | StudioJake

Actor, producer, and entrepreneur Alejandro De Hoyos discusses his action-thriller ‘The Contractor‘ as well as his upcoming film projects. He also shares some insights on work-life balance and how to juggle more than one business. Check out the interview below: According to his IMDb profile: Alejandro was born in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. As a…

‘The Postcard Killings’ Review- Weird Twists

Danis Tanovic directs ‘The Postcard Killings,’ a psychological thriller that was based on the novel of the same name by author James Patterson and Liza Marklund. There are some minor spoilers, but I avoid any big ones. NYPD detective Jacob (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and his ex-wife Valerie Kanon (Famke Janssen) loses their daughter and son-in-law…

‘Rebecca’ Review- Headed To Manderley

Ben Wheatley takes the director’s chair for ‘Rebecca‘ an adaption of the romantic thriller novel of the same name by Daphne du Maurier. It was released in 2020 on Netflix. A young woman (Lily James) meets the wealthy widower Maxim de Winter (Armie Hammer), whose wife Rebecca died a year prior. After a whirlwind romance…

Movie Review- The Stepfather (2009)

‘The Stepfather‘ is a psychological thriller and a 2009 remake of the 1987 cult classic. This version is directed by Nelson McCormick and written by J.S. Cardone. It is the final entry into the horror series. Grady Edwards (Dylan Walsh) leaves Utah after murdering his entire family and moves to Oregon where he meets divorcee…

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…

‘The Frozen Ground’ Review- Nic Cage Vs. John Cusack

In his directorial debut, Scott Walker wrote and directed ‘The Frozen Ground‘ in 2013. It was made by Grindstone Entertainment and released through Lionsgate in a limited theatrical run. After a body is found in an isolated part of Alaska in 1983, retiring detective and state trooper Jack Halcombe (Nicolas Cage) is assigned the case.…

‘Beckman’ Review- A Stunted B-Movie

‘Beckman‘ is directed by Gabriel Sabloff and released through PureFlix and Quality Flix. This action-thriller is a departure from their usual genre of faith-based films, dramas, and kids cartoons. The hitman Aaron Beckman (David A.R. White) is taken in by the dying preacher Philip (Jeff Fahey) after a hit goes wrong. Beckman, seeking solace, becomes…

#AmReading- True Believer By Jack Carr

“True Believer” is the fictional sequel in the James Reece novel series by author Jack Carr. He continues the adventures right where he left off and the action does not let up. From the official website: When a bomb goes off during a holiday fair in London, the body count is horrific and the nation’s…

‘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…

‘Project Power’ Review- Pills And Power

Written by Mattson Tomlin, ‘Project Power‘ is an action thriller directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman. It was made by Screen Arcade and Screen Arcade, being distributed through Netflix. In New Orleans, a new drug called Powers begins to hit the streets. One hit and it gives you superpowers for five minutes or it…

‘The Rental’ Review- Dave Franco’s Directorial Debut

Dave Franco comes out swinging with his directorial debut thriller film ‘The Rental,’ a movie he co-wrote with Joe Swanberg. It was made by Black Bear Pictures and released through IFC Films. On another note, it had its premiere at the Vineland Drive-In. Charlie (Dan Stevens), his wife Michelle (Alison Brie), his brother Josh (Jeremy…

‘Becky’ Review- Kevin James Is Terrifying

‘Becky‘ is a home-invasion horror film directed by Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion being based on a screenplay written by Nick Morris, Lane Skye, and Ruckus Skye. It was released through Redbox Entertainment and Quiver Distribution. Becky (Lulu Wilson) is still angry over a year after the death of her mother and frustrated with her…

‘The Show’ Review- A Sharp Look At Reality Shows

Originally titled ‘This Is Your Death,’ Grindstone Entertainment Group brings us ‘The Show,’ a horrifying satire on reality television and how it impacts the culture. Adam Rogers (Josh Duhamel) is the host of a show similar to The Bachelor, but things go wrong when the rejected female contestants shoots the would-be groom and then herself.…

‘Lost Bullet’ Review- A French Racing Thriller

‘Lost Bullet‘ is a French action thriller that was released under the title ‘Balle perdue.’ It is co-written and directed by Guillaume Pierret. It was produced by Versus Production, Nolita TV, and Inoxy Films, though it received wide release through Netflix. Lino (Alban Lenoir) is a convict who was busted for illegal street racing until…

‘Dangerous Lies’ Review- Not A Bit Thrilling

Made by Off Camera Entertainment, ‘Dangerous Lies‘ is directed by Michael Scott from a screenplay by David Golden. It was released worldwide through Netflix as an exclusive of the streaming service. Katie (Camila Mendes) and her husband Adam (Jessie T. Usher) are deep in debt due to college loans and barely getting by even with…

‘Vendetta’ Review- A Prison Revenge Thriller

‘Vendetta’ is a 2015 prison thriller directed by Jen and Sylvia Soska. The film was produced by WWE Studios and received a limited theatrical release through Lionsgate Films. After Jocelyn Danvers (Kyra Zagorsky) is murdered by Victor Abbot (Paul Donald Wight II aka Big Show), her police officer husband Mason (Dean Cain) swears revenge. After…