Category Archive: Thriller

The Mule

This film is completely missable unless we learn that it is Mr. Eastwood’s last movie.

Widows

This is a complicated drama dominated by extraordinary performances by a handful of talented actresses. The film could have been subtitled, Band of Sisters.

The Girl in the Spider’s Web

This is not a sensational film by any definition, but it is worth the price of admission.

Suspiria

Two good friends talked me into seeing this cinematic nightmare. I still consider them friends.

22 July

A dark, historical film that is difficult to experience but necessary to watch.

Halloween

Why do movie fans like to be scared to death?

Bad Times at the El Royale

The film contains 30 songs from the old days of rock and roll. The singing by Cynthia Erivo rivals Lady Gaga in A Star is Born.

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.