Tag: thriller

Sophomore slump? Not for Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Wikipedia If there is one person who made the most out of a directorial debut in recent years, it would be Jordan Peele. The man surprised the entire world with his smash hit “Get Out,” not only making over $250 million dollars at the box […]

Greta is an enjoyable take on classic horror genres

Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Going into Neil Jordan’s “Greta,” it’s important to know that, despite the film’s marketing campaign intended to convince audiences that it’s meant to be taken seriously, it’s actually a campy take on the “creepy stalker” sub-genre of thriller/suspense filmmaking. The film’s overall concept has been practically […]

The Hate U Give highlights issues in today’s media

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Wikipedia Released this past Friday, “The Hate U Give” is a 2018 American film directed by George Tillman Jr. The drama thriller shares the story of Starr Carter (Amandla Stenberg), and how her life changed the moment her best friend was murdered. Starr comes from […]

Helen Mirren’s ghost film delivers forgettable scares

Photo courtesy of See Li, Wikipedia The fabled Winchester Mystery House has been the focus of numerous documentary programs over the span of decades due to its maze-like corridors, trap doors leading to two-story drops and claims of mass hauntings throughout the estate. These claims have cemented the house into […]