Tag Archives: thriller

Trance

It used to be anyone could steal a painting. Would you know it?  Another opening, another show and another Q&A with the director afterwards (in the theater, not one on one).  So, I got to listen to Danny Boyle talk a … Continue reading

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Stoker

We are not responsible for what we come to be. Sometimes I worry about myself.  I was taking in the air after seeing the movie Stoker (2013) and thought to myself, “They’re making movies for me.”  That’s a darkish confession because … Continue reading

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Secret State

He’s dead, nothing’s going to change that.  We’d have to replace him after he lost the election anyway. Tough business, politics.  There was an explosion at a PetroFex oil refinery in the north of England.  Deputy Prime Minister Tom Dawkins … Continue reading

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Alien

The first thing I’m doing when I get back, is get some decent food. “In space, no one can hear you scream.”  That’s got to be one of the best lines of all time.  Alien (1979), like Jaws (1975), puts its heroes … Continue reading

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Salt

By this, I take it you think everybody is who they say they are. Action-thrillers are the best.  They’re so entertaining.  Add a little espionage to it and it’s even better.  These movies are so good because the typical formula … Continue reading

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Transsiberian

You want to learn about America, get a book.  You want to learn about Russia, get a shovel. You know how to make a good movie mediocre?  You make three movies and put it into one.  I’m going to have … Continue reading

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