Category Archive: Thriller

The Guilt

Today’s movie is famous for winning a ridiculous half-million dollar YouTube short film prize at the Venice Film Festival. While I’m not sure that it’s as good as all that, La Culpa, translated… Continue reading

Umshini Wam (Bring Me My Machinegun)

They say that variety is the spice of life. In a continuing attempt to embrace that variety here with One Movie Each Day, I’ve decided to dedicate each Wednesday review to the stranger… Continue reading

Die Hard

Holiday Single Sentence review: Quite possibly the greatest action/thriller I’ve ever seen, Die Hard is nearly perfect from beginning to end. [Die Hard (1988) – Directed by John McTiernan – Rated R]

Following

Today’s movie is Following the ultra-low-budget debut film from writer/director Christopher Nolan. Since the movies that Nolan makes now are tentpole blockbusters with quarter-billion dollar production budgets, it’s really interesting to go back… Continue reading

White

Back when I was doing my Olympic Film Festival two of the more pleasant surprises I encountered were a pair of Korean movies. I was completely surprised when I found myself enjoying Forever… Continue reading

The Perfect Host

Single Sentence Review: A weird but clever premise and a brilliant starring performance by David Hyde Pierce, (not to mention great work by co-star Clayne Crawford,) make The Perfect Host, an incredibly worthwhile… Continue reading

The Princess Bride

Since I’ve started watching and reviewing One Movie Each Day, I’ve stuck exclusively to movies that I hadn’t seen prior to starting out on this blogging adventure. However, as I said last week,… Continue reading

Source Code

Here is another one of those movies that really inspired me to commit to One Movie Each Day. Duncan Jones’s 2009 independent sci-fi masterpiece Moon was one of the most brilliant, thought-provoking, and… Continue reading

The Grey

This movie is just bad. I’ve seen a lot of stupid movies in my time, films like Dude, Where’s My Car or  Crank, or countless others. The thing is these movies normally know… Continue reading