Tag Archive: thriller

Review: “Ex Machina”

While intense at times and superbly acted throughout, “Ex Machina” somehow falls short of the potential inherent in its high concept premise.

Review: “Nightcrawler”

More character study than thriller, “Nightcrawler” is riveting thanks to the talents of its star, Jake Gyllenhaal.

Review: “Gone Girl”

“Gone Girl” is a mesmerizing work of film, powered by a career-defining performance by Rosamund Pike.

Review: “The Purge: Anarchy”

The sequel to last year’s surprise hit “The Purge” improves on its predecessor by taking audiences out into the streets and into the chaos that was only hinted at in the first film.

Clueless Movie Reviews: “Non-Stop”

As in their previous collaboration, 2011’s Unknown, Liam Neeson and director Jaume Collet-Serra effectively set up intrigue, mystery, and tremendous tension in the early going of Non-Stop. But the film’s methodical pace and emphasis on suspense rather than action will probably prove unsatisfying to viewers hoping for a Taken-like experience.