Articles tagged thriller

‘Night Train to Munich’ Is a Journey Worth Taking

More than just a rerun of The Lady Vanishes, Night Train to Munich overcomes wobbly moments by being so persistently fun.

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For ‘The Girl on the Train’ the Next Stop Is Boredom

The Girl on the Train delivers mildly interesting voyeurism, at best.

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‘Deepwater Horizon’ Will Entertain You Even If It Fails to Enrage You

Peter Berg’s gripping disaster thriller is a cautionary tale about greed, hubris, and ginormous explosions.

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Over the Moon: An Interview With ‘Operation Avalanche’ Matt Johnson and Matt Miller

Johnson and Miller talk about the long hours and dodged bullets behind the making of Operation Avalanche, a film that's "like The Dirties on acid."

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Unexpected Deaths and Hideous Trousers in ‘Kamikaze 89’

Rainer Werner Fassbinder is the whole show.

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‘Deepwater Horizon’ Is at Best Incomplete, at Worst Dishonest

Peter Berg’s disaster movie is so entranced by individual bravery it mostly forgets about corporate villainy.

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On Very Visceral Mysteries: ‘The Woman in Cabin 10’

Much of what happens to the protagonists here and in the comparable The Girl on the Train evades their control.

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Spread the News Silently: ‘Dr. Mabuse’ and ‘The Captive’

Fritz Lang and Cecil B. DeMille couldn't have done it without their female collaborators.

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‘Snowden’, Screens and Secrets

Cameras and media can increase transparency or magnify performances, security might be a function of privacy or the opposite of freedom.

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The Dreadful ‘Blair Witch’ Casts a Boring Spell

This unnecessary sequel lacks the novelty and ingenuity of its predecessor.

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The Headcase and the Hydra: Why Jason Bourne Doesn’t Work as a Franchise Hero

Jason Bourne has big shoulders, but carrying the burden of misinterpretation is too much; he can’t chart a hero’s journey conceived in a rat’s nest.

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Mr. Robot: Season 2, Episode 10 - “h1dden-pr0cess.axx”

The frayed parts of the Mr. Robot universe begin to come together as we enter the final stretch of season two.

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Fritz Lang Shows His Hand With ‘The Spiders’ and ‘Destiny’

From playing with Death to finding a lost Incan civilisation, these two silents are bursting with adventure and intrigue.

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‘Complete Unknown’ Deals in Ambiguity and Subtle Charms

Joshua Marston's thoughtful indie drama is delicate, ambiguous, and sublimely frustrating.

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‘Don’t Breathe’ Won’t Even Give You the Breath to Scream

With surprises and scares, Fede Alvarez's thriller keeps everyone but The Blind Man unnerved.

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Mr. Robot: Season 2, Episode 8 - “succ3ss0r.p12”

“succ3ss0r.p12” shows us just how much pressure is changing every character; Elliot might not be the only one succumbing to its power.

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Angela Pleasence Exhibits Madness and Love in ‘Symptoms’

Symptoms reaches for a different sort of horror, the kind that festers in the obsessive minds of the romantically distraught.

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‘Imperium’ Is a Poignant and Horrifyingly Relevant Work

A taut, incisive look into America's hateful underbelly, guided by an understated performance by Daniel Radcliffe.

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Mr. Robot: Season 2, Episode 7 - “h4ndshake.sme”

Mr. Robot is up to its same old tricks, with a much less effective result, in a landscape-shifting episode.

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Mr. Robot: Season 2, Episode 6 - “m4ster-s1ave.aes”

"m4ster-s1ave.aes" balances psychological introspection and action in a bizarre but effective installment.

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Indie Horror Month 2016: Executing 'The Deed'

// Moving Pixels

"It's just so easy to kill someone in a video game that it's surprising when a game makes murder difficult.

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