Tag Archives: Thrillers

Older Movies: Killer Joe (2009)

Chris Smith has a problem. He owes a lot of money to some bad men, his dad can’t loan him the cash, and he’s sort of a lowlife. So he hatches a plan to hire a guy to kill his … Continue reading

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Old Timers’ Review: I Saw What You Did (1965)

“I saw what you did…and I know who you are!” This is what teenagers Kit and Libby say to Steve Marak (John Ireland), whom they’ve randomly dialed as a prank. Trouble is, they don’t know that Marak’s just killed his … Continue reading

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Review #770: Housebound (***)

Yet another movie from the Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival – Housebound! Read about this terrific thriller at The Critical Critics! These posts are kinda like this one: Review #769 – The Shower (**1/2) Heading to a baby shower … Continue reading

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765 – Blue Ruin (***)

A bearded, disheveled, and apparently homeless young man wanders a seaside town, picking up scrap metal from the beach and scavenging for food in Dumpsters. When a kindly cop informs him that the murderer of his parents has been released … Continue reading

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760 – The Purge (***)

In the future (the year 2022), crime is essentially nonexistent and the unemployment rate is 1%. But one night a year, the country’s fine citizens are permitted to commit any crime they wish, without penalty, including murder. It’s the ultimate … Continue reading

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