Monday, October 15, 2018

Tag: Thriller

Oath, The (2018)

Title: The Oath
Rating: R
Directed by: Ike Barinholtz
Written by: Ike Barinholtz
Starring: Billy Magnussen, Tiffany Haddish, and Max Greenfield
Release Date: 10/12/2018
Running Time: 93 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
In a politically divided America, a man struggles to make it through the Thanksgiving holiday without destroying his family.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Tony for this submission


Between Worlds (2018)

Title: Between Worlds
Rating: R
Directed by: Maria Pulera
Written by: Maria Pulera
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Penelope Mitchell, and Franka Potente
Release Date: 9/22/2018
Running Time: 90 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
The story follows Joe, (Cage), a down-on-his-luck truck driver haunted by the memory of his deceased wife and child. He meets Julie (Potente), a spiritually gifted woman who enlists Joe in a desperate effort to find the lost soul of her comatose daughter, Billie (Mitchell). But the spirit of Joe’s dead wife Mary proves stronger, possessing the young woman’s body and determined to settle her unfinished business with the living.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)*

Title: Bad Times at the El Royale
Rating: R
Directed by: Drew Goddard
Written by: Drew Goddard
Starring: Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Cailee Spaeny, and Chris Hemsworth
Release Date: 10/12/2018
Running Time: 141 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe’s El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption… before everything goes to hell.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Lori, Benjamin, Nick, Frank, and Anders for this submission


Negotiation, The (2018)

Title: The Negotiation
Rating: NR
Directed by: Jong-suk Lee
Written by: Sung-Hyun Choi
Starring: Ye-jin Son, Hyun Bin, and Sang-ho Kim
Release Date: 9/19/2018
Running Time: 114 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
An ace police crisis negotiator, Chae-yoon, is called to the scene where her supervisor is taken hostage. Through the control room monitor, she is faced with the cold-blooded hostage taker, Tae-gu, whose actions are difficult to interpret. Against the 21-hour deadline Tae-gu has st, Chae-yoon tirelessly tries to crack the unusually calm perp. Eventually, the shocking truth beings to unveil.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Under the Silver Lake (2018)

Title: Under the Silver Lake
Rating: R
Directed by: David Robert Mitchell
Written by: David Robert Mitchell
Starring: Andrew Garfield, Riley Keough, and Topher Grace
Release Date: 12/7/2018
Running Time: 139 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Sam (Andrew Garfield) is a disenchanted 33-year-old who discovers a mysterious woman, Sarah (Riley Keough), frolicking in his apartment’s swimming pool. When she vanishes, Sam embarks on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind her disappearance, leading him into the murkiest depths of mystery, scandal, and conspiracy in the City of Angels.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Khaosth for this submission


Danger One (2018)*

Title: Danger One
Rating: NR
Directed by: Tom Oesch
Written by: Steffen Schlachtenhaufen
Starring: Tom Everett Scott, James Jurdi, Angélica Celaya, and Denis O’Hare
Release Date: 9/14/2018
Running Time: 101 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
While transporting a dying man to the hospital, two paramedics find a million dollars in cash sewn into his clothing. When the man dies, they decide to keep it, setting them on a path for a hellish night of violence and mayhem.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Mandy (2018)*

Title: Mandy
Rating: NR
Directed by: Panos Cosmatos
Written by: Panos Cosmatos, and Aaron Stewart-Ahn
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, and Linus Roache
Release Date: 9/14/2018
Running Time: 121 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Mandy is set in the primal wilderness of 1983 where Red Miller, a broken and haunted man, hunts an unhinged religious sect who slaughtered the love of his life.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Yes

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Memoriam: In Loving Memory of our friend Jóhann Jóhannsson

Special thanks to Frank, and Gabe for this submission


Venom (2018)*

Title: Venom
Rating: RatingGoesHere
Directed by: Ruben Fleischer
Written by: Scott Rosenberg, Jeff Pinkner, Kelly Marcel, and Will Beall
Based on the comic book by: Todd McFarlane, and David Michelinie
Starring: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze, and Reid Scott
Release Date: 10/5/2018
Running Time: 112 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) becomes the host for the alien symbiote Venom. As a journalist, Eddie has been trying to take down the notorious founder of the Life Foundation, genius Carlton Drake (Riz Ahmed) – and that obsession ruined his career and his relationship with his girlfriend, Anne Weying (Michelle Williams). Upon investigating one of Drake’s experiments, the alien Venom merges with Eddie’s body, and he suddenly has incredible new superpowers, as well as the chance to do just about whatever he wants. Twisted, dark, unpredictable, and fueled by rage, Venom leaves Eddie wrestling to control dangerous abilities that he also finds empowering and intoxicating. As Eddie and Venom need each other to get what they’re looking for, they become more and more intertwined — where does Eddie end and Venom begin?


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Yes


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House with a Clock in Its Walls, The (2018)*

Title: The House with a Clock in Its Walls
Rating: PG
Directed by: Eli Roth
Written by: Eric Kripke
Based on the novel by: John Bellairs
Starring: Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, Owen Vaccaro, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Sunny Suljic, and Kyle MacLachlan
Release Date: 9/21/2018
Running Time: 104 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
The magical adventure tells the spine-tingling tale of 10-year-old Lewis (Owen Vaccaro) who goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart. But his new town’s sleepy façade jolts to life with a secret world of warlocks and witches when Lewis accidentally awakens the dead.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Was seeing The House with a Clock in Its Walls in IMAX 3D worth the cost?

Special thanks to Michael, and Tony for this submission


Assassination Nation (2018)*

Title: Assassination Nation
Rating: R
Directed by: Sam Levinson
Written by: Sam Levinson
Starring: Odessa Young, Suki Waterhouse, Hari Nef, Abra, Anika Noni Rose, Colman Domingo,
Maude Apatow, Bill Skarsgård, Joel McHale, and Bella Thorne

Release Date: 9/21/2018
Running Time: 110 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
High school senior Lily and her group of friends live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies and chats just like the rest of the world. So, when an anonymous hacker starts posting details from the private lives of everyone in their small town, the result is absolute madness leaving Lily and her friends questioning whether they’ll live through the night.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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