Posts Tagged ‘Suspense’

Alien Resurrection…Well, Sort of: Prometheus (Film Review)

Editor’s note: Please be aware that this review may contain spoilers. In our fifth trip to the Alien franchise, director Ridley Scott takes us to the same universe where Ripley and the crew of the Nostromo encountered the original Xenomorph. In the same vein as 2001: A Space Odyssey, we’re brought on a journey that takes […]

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The Raven, A Suspense Thriller (Film Review)

Methodically delivered The Raven provides a suspense mystery that chills and thrills.  Set in the mid 1800’s the Edgar Allan Poe based story has all the earmarks of a winning box office weekend.  With excellent direction controlling fine actors and a sold script, the film moves to the top of my best of 2012.

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  The mystery and suspense in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo gets menacing giving audiences an unsuspected thriller.  I liked this version over the foreign release of the movie in 2010 because it’s in English, has Daniel Craig and the story moves along as it should, unencumbered by faulty direction.  For those who like […]


THE THING, a Prequel or a Sequel?

By John Delia Fans of the film The Thing (1982) beware; even though the movie takes you back to the Norwegian outpost providing a beginning to John Carpenter’s film with the same title, this one may as well have been a remake.  Those that have never seen Carpenter’s masterpiece however, will get all the chills […]

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