Category Archive: Thriller

Searching and A Simple Favor

Searching and A Simple Favor are two films flying under the cinematic radar screen.

Operation Finale

The importance of Operation Finale transcends any analysis of its cinematic significance.

The Meg

The best thing I can say about this film is that if you see it on a large IMAX screen you will not feel you have just watched one of the worst films… Continue reading

Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Regardless of your feelings about Tom Cruise, this is a magnificent film on multiple levels.

The Equalizer 2

No one, and I mean no one, has ever killed with more fervent passion than Robert McCall.

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

This film is a perfect example of why I see most movies alone.  I almost always enjoy the ride, and few others share my enthusiasm.

The First Purge

Have we already begun our version of the Purge by separating children from their parents in the name of domestic security?

Dunkirk

If you majored in history in college as I did, this film teaches you more about an event in World War II than you will ever learn in a textbook.

Hotel Artemis

The only creative thing about this film is the inventive name of the characters ranging from Waikiki, Niagara, Honolulu, Acapulco and Everest.