Thursday, August 22, 2019

Tag: Thriller

Ready or Not (2019)

Title: Ready or Not
Rating: R
Directed by: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett
Written by: Guy Busick and Ryan Murphy
Starring: Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, Mark O’Brien, Henry Czerny, and Andie MacDowell
Release Date: 8/21/2019
Running Time: 95 minutes

Official Site
IMDb

What did you think of this film?
READY OR NOT follows a young bride (Samara Weaving) as she joins her new husband’s (Mark O’Brien) rich, eccentric family (Adam Brody, Henry Czerny, Andie MacDowell) in a time-honored tradition that turns into a lethal game with everyone fighting for their survival.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: As the credits end we hear a voice say “Ready or not, here I go.”

Special thanks to Tony, Frank, and Kenneth for this submission


47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019)

Title: 47 Meters Down: Uncaged
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Johannes Roberts
Written by: Ernest Riera and Johannes Roberts
Starring: Sistine Stallone, Corinne Foxx, Brianne Tju, Sophie Nelisse, Brec Bassinger, Khylin Rhambo, Davi Santos, John Corbett, and Nia Long
Release Date: 8/16/2019
Running Time: 89 minutes

Official Site
IMDb

What did you think of this film?
Follows the diving adventure of four teenage girls (Corinne Foxx, Sistine Stallone, Sophie Nélisse, and Brianne Tju) exploring a submerged Mayan City. Once inside, their rush of excitement turns into a jolt of terror as they discover the sunken ruins are a hunting ground for deadly Great White Sharks. With their air supply steadily dwindling, the friends must navigate the underwater labyrinth of claustrophobic caves and eerie tunnels in search of a way out of their watery hell.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: In Memory of
Geoff Smith
The Underwater Studios

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Awake (2019)

Title: Awake
Rating: NR
Directed by: Aleksandr Chernyaev
Written by: Elana Zeltser
Starring: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Francesca Eastwood, Malik Yoba, and William Forsythe
Release Date: 8/16/2019
Running Time: 92 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?
A man wakes in a hospital bed with no recollection of who he is, and learns that he’s wanted by the police for a committing a series of murders.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


Divine Fury, The (2019)

Title: The Divine Fury
Rating: NR
Directed by: Joo-hwan Kim
Written by: Joo-hwan Kim
Starring: Park Seo-jun, Ahn Sung-ki, and Woo Do-hwan
Release Date: 7/31/2019
Running Time: 129 minutes

Official Site
IMDb

What did you think of this film?
After losing his father at a young age in a terrible accident, Yong-hu (Park Seo-jun) abandons his Christian faith and chooses to only believe in himself. Now as an adult, Yong-hu is a champion fighter and has everything he has ever wanted, that is until mysterious wounds appear in the palms of his hands. He solicits help from a local priest Father Ahn (Ahn Sung-ki), hoping the priest can help relieve him of the painful markings only to find himself in the middle of a dangerous fight against otherworldly evil forces seeking to wreak havoc on the human world.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)

Title: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: André Øvredal
Written by: Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman, and Guillermo del Toro
Based on the novel by: Alvin Schwartz
Starring: Zoe Colletti, Michael Garza, Gabriel Rush, Austin Abrams, Dean Norris, Gil Bellows, Lorraine Toussaint, Austin Zajur, and Natalie Ganzhorn
Release Date: 8/9/2019
Running Time: 111 minutes

Official Site
IMDb

What did you think of this film?
It’s l968 in America. Change is blowing in the wind…but seemingly far removed from the unrest in the cities is the small town of Mill Valley where for generations, the shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large. It is in their mansion on the edge of town that Sarah, a young girl with horrible secrets, turned her tortured life into a series of scary stories, written in a book that has transcended time—stories that have a way of becoming all too real for a group of teenagers who discover Sarah’s terrifying home.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: Some animations are shown during the credits.

Special thanks to Saran for this submission


ECCO (2019)

Title: ECCO
Rating: R
Directed by: Ben Medina
Written by: Ben Medina and Lathrop Walker
Starring: Lathrop Walker, Tabitha Bastien, Helena Grace Donald, Michael Winters, and Mahria Zook
Release Date: 8/9/2019
Running Time: 123 minutes

Official Site
IMDb

What did you think of this film?
Michael is a ghost. Living in the shadows with his new family, years away from his former life as a nomadic, covert assassin. His peace and anonymity are shattered when his old employers return to bury their last surviving operative. With his truth exposed, Michael must protect his family and pursue his only chance at redemption by hunting those behind the organization where all his sins were born.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Dedication: For Doc
1949 – 2018

Memoriam: In Memoriam
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Steven Colt Alber
Donna Crabtree
Brandon Livingston Fields
David Jeffrey King
Jody Mager
Joseph P. McCarthy
Gary Parkinson

In Celebration
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Elliot King Dettorre
Finn Malone King
Mya Marie King
Madison Ruth Medina
Olivia Margaret Medina
Avery Rose Walker
Coen Grant Winkler

Special thanks to Matt and Frank for this submission


Operative, The (2019)

Title: The Operative
Rating: NR
Directed by: Yuval Adler
Written by: Yuval Adler
Based on the novel by: Yiftach R. Atir
Starring: Diane Kruger, Martin Freeman, and Cas Anvar
Release Date: 7/24/2019
Running Time: 116 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?
A woman is recruited by the Mossad to work undercover in Tehran.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Score to Settle, A (2019)

Title: A Score to Settle
Rating: NR
Directed by: Shawn Ku
Written by: John Stuart Newman
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Benjamin Bratt, and Noah Le Gros
Release Date: 8/2/2019
Running Time: 103 minutes

Official Site
IMDb

What did you think of this film?
Diagnosed with a fatal condition, Frankie Carver (Nicolas Cage) is released from prison after serving 19 years of hard time. With only a short time left to live, Frankie must desperately try to make amends with the son he left behind while he plots a bloody course of revenge – tracking down his old gang to make them pay one by one.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Nightingale, The (2018)

Title: The Nightingale
Rating: R
Directed by: Jennifer Kent
Written by: Jennifer Kent
Starring: Aisling Franciosi, Sam Claflin, and Baykali Ganambarr
Release Date: 8/2/2019
Running Time: 136 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?
Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way she enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


Them That Follow (2019)

Title: Them That Follow
Rating: R
Directed by: Britt Poulton and Dan Madison Savage
Written by: Britt Poulton and Dan Madison Savage
Starring: Olivia Colman, Kaitlyn Dever, Alice Englert, Jim Gaffigan, Walton Goggins, Thomas Mann, and Lewis Pullman
Release Date: 8/2/2019
Running Time: 98 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?
In the rugged wilderness of Appalachia, the members of an isolated community of Pentecostal snake handlers led by Pastor Lemuel (Walton Goggins) risk their lives to attest themselves before God. Lemuel’s daughter Mara (Alice Englert) prepares for her upcoming wedding to the young believer her father has singled out for her under the watchful eye of Hope (Olivia Colman), while scrambling to hide a secret that has the potential to drive her father’s church to ruin.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No