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Tag: Suspense/Thriller

Bullhead

Bullhead

By on Feb 24 2012 in Titles

In the hierarchy of inexorable tragedy, this one ties with Romeo and Juliet.

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Safe House

Safe House

By on Feb 10 2012 in Titles

Shows up well in its genre, nice to see Reynolds adding some serious Action/Adventure to his repertoire (liking him more and more…).

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Man on a Ledge

Man on a Ledge

By on Jan 27 2012 in Titles

A good time, perfect for a date or movie get-together where you want something fun, active, and extroverted.

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Contraband

Contraband

By on Jan 13 2012 in Titles

The lethargic love child of Gone in 60 Seconds and The Italian Job. But Ribisi hits a second Qualifying Role, and is now officially in contention! That’s always good…

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The Devil Inside

The Devil Inside

By on Jan 06 2012 in Titles

A serious discussion of exorcism is one of those topics that must be handled well or not at all. Alas, this one should’ve been the latter.

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The Double

The Double

By on Nov 04 2011 in Titles

Solid cats and mice thriller, won’t live with you but is worth a viewing.

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In Time

In Time

By on Oct 28 2011 in Titles

Visceral enough to be exciting, cerebral enough to be challenging, fictional enough to be escapist, confrontive enough to needle well after.

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The Thing (2011)

The Thing (2011)

By on Oct 14 2011 in Titles

Didn’t think I really needed edification as to how the Malamute came to be running across the snow, but who knew? From the top, this time with estrogen!

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Puncture

Puncture

By on Sep 23 2011 in Titles

Perfect trifecta with Silkwood and Erin Brockovich. Do. Not. Miss. This.

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Contagion

Contagion

By on Sep 09 2011 in Titles

Hale and hardy non-healthcare workers could find this gripping, but for the rest of us it’s a bit of a “duh.” And Soderbergh’s directorial style here just did it in.

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