‘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…

Retro Film Review- Asylum (1972)

Released by Amicus Productions, “Asylum” also known as “House of Crazies,” is a horror anthology film directed by Roy Ward Baker and released in 1972. It was produced by Milton Subotsky and written by Robert Bloch, a popular horror writer at the time. Dr. Martin (Robert Powell) arrives as an asylum for the “incurably insane.”…

Movie Review- The Book of Henry

‘The Book of Henry‘ is a coming-of-age thriller film directed by Colin Trevorrow and written by Gregg Hurwitz. It had its premiere at the 2017 Los Angeles Film Festival and released in theaters by Focus Features. Henry (Jaeden Martell) is a genius child prodigy living with his single mother Susan Carpenter (Naomi Watts) and younger…

‘The Invisible Man’ Review- Genuine Unseen Terror

From Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions comes ‘The Invisible Man,’ a new horror film written and directed by Leigh Whannell that uses the premise and title of the H.G. Wells novel of the same name. Cecilia “Cee” Kass (Elizabeth Moss) escapes from her abusive scientist husband Adrian Griffin (Oliver Jackson-Cohen) with the help of her…

#AmReading- The Terminal List By Jack Carr

Jack Carr brings us a political action thriller in ‘The Terminal List.’ It a fictional novel that is about how absolute power can corrupt and about a man’s quest for vengeance. According to the Amazon summary, On his last combat deployment, Lieutenant Commander James Reece’s entire team was killed in a catastrophic ambush that also claimed…