The emotion is real and the stakes are high in "Super 8", the third film by writer/director J.J. Abrams. By Rachel Warman.
Category Archives: Thriller
Life's a bitter pill. By Michael L
Emotion takes precedence over explosions in this brainy thriller by first-time director George Nolfi. By Sean Collins-Smith.
(King of the Hill) By Michael L
Don't scratch your face. It might come off... By Michael L
James Franco captivates as Aron Ralston, a man entrapped by his inhuman thirst for adrenaline and adventure. By Sean Collins-Smith.
Reliance on characters with some depth and creative storytelling involving the heists sets "The Town" apart from other crime dramas. By Joseph Chirico.
Twisty, turny film by Martin Scorsese has pieces of horror and detective genres within it - but its heart is in the power of mythology. By Michael L
Weak characters and an even weaker plot set this ship for self-destruct long before the credits roll. By Joseph Chirico.
Despite some innovative action scenes and really cool Kato, "Hornet" lacks sting. By John Livingston.
Darren Aronofsky's "Swan" is as agonizing as it is beautiful. By Michael L
In search of the common man, "Barton Fink" finds irony and tragedy in a screenwriter stuck in a figurative Hell (and John Goodman's the Devil). By Michael Bolosan.