Posts Tagged: Thriller

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Zodiac (2007)

There are very few films I can watch again and again. Se7en is one of them. Zodiac is another. I love these two films because they are very well written and produced, and marry my favourite film genre – thrillers –

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Zodiac (2007)

There are very few films I can watch again and again. Se7en is one of them. Zodiac is another. I love these two films because they are very well written and produced, and marry my favourite film genre – thrillers –

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The Silence (2010)

This excellent police procedural thriller from Germany assembles a group of fully fleshed-out and highly interesting characters, and drops them into a fine criminal drama. The Silence feels original mostly because, as a foreign piece of work, it avoids the clichés we

Original Large Theatrical Movie Poster Art Cinema Film 2010 The Silence

The Silence (2010)

This excellent police procedural thriller from Germany assembles a group of fully fleshed-out and highly interesting characters, and drops them into a fine criminal drama. The Silence feels original mostly because, as a foreign piece of work, it avoids the clichés we

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Jacob’s Ladder (1990)

Somehow, for me, Jacob’s Ladder has always gone hand-in-hand with Angel Heart (1987). Maybe director Adrian Lyne and writer Bruce Joel Rubin were heavily influenced by Alan Parker’s masterpiece? It would not surprise me at all. No matter, Jacob’s Ladder can stand tall all by itself

Original Large Theatrical Movie Poster Art Cinema Film 1990 Jacob's Ladder

Jacob’s Ladder (1990)

Somehow, for me, Jacob’s Ladder has always gone hand-in-hand with Angel Heart (1987). Maybe director Adrian Lyne and writer Bruce Joel Rubin were heavily influenced by Alan Parker’s masterpiece? It would not surprise me at all. No matter, Jacob’s Ladder can stand tall all by itself

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After Dark, My Sweet (1990)

We have already reviewed my all-time favourite noir, The Grifters (1990), the film adaptation of Jim Thompson’s 1963 novel. Thompson’s 1955 novel, After Dark, My Sweet, has also been eponymously adapted to the screen; curiously, also in 1990. Again, this is a

Original Large Theatrical Movie Poster Art Cinema Film 2009 Enter The Void

After Dark, My Sweet (1990)

We have already reviewed my all-time favourite noir, The Grifters (1990), the film adaptation of Jim Thompson’s 1963 novel. Thompson’s 1955 novel, After Dark, My Sweet, has also been eponymously adapted to the screen; curiously, also in 1990. Again, this is a

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Cold Fish (2010)

I like to watch films without knowing anything about the plot beforehand. This means I get to fully enjoy every twist from start to finish; I’m like a nun walking onto a porno set. I am able to do this

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Cold Fish (2010)

I like to watch films without knowing anything about the plot beforehand. This means I get to fully enjoy every twist from start to finish; I’m like a nun walking onto a porno set. I am able to do this

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Only God Forgives (2013)

I have watched Only God Forgives twice now. Like Drive (2011) - director Nicolas Winding Refn, actor Ryan Gosling, and musician Cliff Martinez’s last collaboration - I required two viewings to establish whether this latest film is all bells and whistles purporting to be art or

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Only God Forgives (2013)

I have watched Only God Forgives twice now. Like Drive (2011) - director Nicolas Winding Refn, actor Ryan Gosling, and musician Cliff Martinez’s last collaboration - I required two viewings to establish whether this latest film is all bells and whistles purporting to be art or

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The Grifters (1990)

An unacknowleged classic, The Grifters is a neo-noir of the highest order. For my tastes, it is the best noir I have seen, with Double Indemnity (1944) a close second. The film is based on the novel, The Grifters, by legendary pulp crime

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The Grifters (1990)

An unacknowleged classic, The Grifters is a neo-noir of the highest order. For my tastes, it is the best noir I have seen, with Double Indemnity (1944) a close second. The film is based on the novel, The Grifters, by legendary pulp crime

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Our Favourites from 100 Reviews

Our last post on Mud (2012) marked our 100th review. NEWLINE As you know, we only post reviews on high quality films. We guess most of you will have heard the hype on massive successes such as No Country for Old

100 Reviews 7

Our Favourites from 100 Reviews

Our last post on Mud (2012) marked our 100th review. NEWLINE As you know, we only post reviews on high quality films. We guess most of you will have heard the hype on massive successes such as No Country for Old

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Mud (2012)

It is a long time since I have seen a coming-of-age movie. Watching Mud reminded me that when done well, this genre produces some of the most endearing films. Mud is part adventure, part thriller, mostly drama. We follow two

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Mud (2012)

It is a long time since I have seen a coming-of-age movie. Watching Mud reminded me that when done well, this genre produces some of the most endearing films. Mud is part adventure, part thriller, mostly drama. We follow two

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Spoorloos (1988)

Spoorloos (a.k.a. The Vanishing) is a cult classic from Holland. This mystery thriller is an absolute cliff-hanger. And… there is no chance you can guess the outcome. How often do you hear that! The film is based on the excellent novella The Golden Egg by

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Spoorloos (1988)

Spoorloos (a.k.a. The Vanishing) is a cult classic from Holland. This mystery thriller is an absolute cliff-hanger. And… there is no chance you can guess the outcome. How often do you hear that! The film is based on the excellent novella The Golden Egg by

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Bound (1996)

Three years before massive hit The Matrix (1999), the Wachowskis* made their debut on the silver screen with this excellent erotically-charged neo-noir crime thriller. Mixing suspense and passion perfectly, Bound quickly became a cult classic. The chemistry between the leading actors is scintillating. Jennifer Tilly, Gina

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Bound (1996)

Three years before massive hit The Matrix (1999), the Wachowskis* made their debut on the silver screen with this excellent erotically-charged neo-noir crime thriller. Mixing suspense and passion perfectly, Bound quickly became a cult classic. The chemistry between the leading actors is scintillating. Jennifer Tilly, Gina

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Sightseers (2012)

The other day I laughed A LOT! I watched Sightseers (2012), the follow up to Ben Wheatley’s excellent crime horror thriller Kill List (2011). Sightseers is a very funny black comedy thriller. It starts low-key, building slowly to a perfect finale. It is well-worth

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Sightseers (2012)

The other day I laughed A LOT! I watched Sightseers (2012), the follow up to Ben Wheatley’s excellent crime horror thriller Kill List (2011). Sightseers is a very funny black comedy thriller. It starts low-key, building slowly to a perfect finale. It is well-worth

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Thirst (2009)

We love South Korean cinema and we love director Park Chan-wook. Park is well-known for “The Vengeance Trilogy”, i.e. the brilliant Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002), the wonderful Oldboy (2003) and the average Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005). J.S.A.: Joint Security Area (2000)

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Thirst (2009)

We love South Korean cinema and we love director Park Chan-wook. Park is well-known for “The Vengeance Trilogy”, i.e. the brilliant Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002), the wonderful Oldboy (2003) and the average Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005). J.S.A.: Joint Security Area (2000)

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Angel Heart (1987)

Angel Heart is the result of superlative filmmaking. The story of Angel Heart is a powerful psycho-noir thriller. It is a puzzling, disturbing and fascinating ride set in a world few of us have experienced or understand. Eclectic director Alan Parker followed up this

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Angel Heart (1987)

Angel Heart is the result of superlative filmmaking. The story of Angel Heart is a powerful psycho-noir thriller. It is a puzzling, disturbing and fascinating ride set in a world few of us have experienced or understand. Eclectic director Alan Parker followed up this

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Shallow Grave (1994)

If you want to see a film that really gets your pulse going, really has you gripping your seat and gritting your teeth, then Shallow Grave is it. This Scottish crime thriller is expertly directed by Danny Boyle in his cinematic

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Shallow Grave (1994)

If you want to see a film that really gets your pulse going, really has you gripping your seat and gritting your teeth, then Shallow Grave is it. This Scottish crime thriller is expertly directed by Danny Boyle in his cinematic

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Blue Velvet (1986)

One of the seminal films of the 80s, Blue Velvet is a weird and mesmerising neo-noir. The fascinating storyline is brought to life by a capable cast with memorable performances from Dennis Hopper and Dean Stockwell. Blue Velvet tackles sexual deviation, drug abuse,

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Blue Velvet (1986)

One of the seminal films of the 80s, Blue Velvet is a weird and mesmerising neo-noir. The fascinating storyline is brought to life by a capable cast with memorable performances from Dennis Hopper and Dean Stockwell. Blue Velvet tackles sexual deviation, drug abuse,

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In Bruges (2008)

Martin McDonagh’s In Bruges is a brilliantly constructed and incredibly fun film. At times it is thrilling, at times dramatic, but overall this is superb comedy. The film stars Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson and Ralph Fiennes in fantastic and brilliantly acted roles. Finally

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In Bruges (2008)

Martin McDonagh’s In Bruges is a brilliantly constructed and incredibly fun film. At times it is thrilling, at times dramatic, but overall this is superb comedy. The film stars Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson and Ralph Fiennes in fantastic and brilliantly acted roles. Finally

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Drive (2011)

Drive, starring Ryan Gosling, is a slick neo-noir crime thriller and an original experience. On the surface it looks like just a stylish action film but Drive places character development above action. The result is a film where we care about the protagonists and understand

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Drive (2011)

Drive, starring Ryan Gosling, is a slick neo-noir crime thriller and an original experience. On the surface it looks like just a stylish action film but Drive places character development above action. The result is a film where we care about the protagonists and understand

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Winter’s Bone (2010)

Winter’s Bone is a superior film with a truly phenomenal performance by its young star, Jennifer Lawrence. 21-year-old Lawrence is currently box office dynamite in the smash hit, The Hunger Games. But this is not her first great success. She has already been

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Winter’s Bone (2010)

Winter’s Bone is a superior film with a truly phenomenal performance by its young star, Jennifer Lawrence. 21-year-old Lawrence is currently box office dynamite in the smash hit, The Hunger Games. But this is not her first great success. She has already been

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Amores Perros (2000)

Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu’s uncompromisingly hard-hitting debut feature is an astounding drama thriller. It’s disturbing imagery, brilliantly choreographed and filmed, shocks. With his vivid characters and stories – all based loosely on fact – Iñárritu shows us a dark yet realistic

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Amores Perros (2000)

Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu’s uncompromisingly hard-hitting debut feature is an astounding drama thriller. It’s disturbing imagery, brilliantly choreographed and filmed, shocks. With his vivid characters and stories – all based loosely on fact – Iñárritu shows us a dark yet realistic

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Caché (2005)

Michael Haneke’s gripping, multi-layered French thriller Caché a.k.a. Hidden commands the viewer’s attention from beginning to end. This writer/director does not eagerly feed answers to his audiences. He relies instead on their intelligence, something severely bereft in most films in the same genre. Haneke likes

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Caché (2005)

Michael Haneke’s gripping, multi-layered French thriller Caché a.k.a. Hidden commands the viewer’s attention from beginning to end. This writer/director does not eagerly feed answers to his audiences. He relies instead on their intelligence, something severely bereft in most films in the same genre. Haneke likes

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Take Shelter (2011)

Take Shelter is an original story woven around the desperation of middle-class, middle-Americans following the economic slowdown of recent years. Michael Shannon’s strong acting skills are brought to bear in this slow-building, gripping drama-thriller directed by Jeff Nichols. One or two

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Take Shelter (2011)

Take Shelter is an original story woven around the desperation of middle-class, middle-Americans following the economic slowdown of recent years. Michael Shannon’s strong acting skills are brought to bear in this slow-building, gripping drama-thriller directed by Jeff Nichols. One or two

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Anonymous (2011)

Anonymous is a pseudo-historical political thriller which promotes a theory that Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, was the true author of Shakespeare’s works. However eagerly most of us will reject this proposal, it is no reason to avoid this marvelous film. A clever

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Anonymous (2011)

Anonymous is a pseudo-historical political thriller which promotes a theory that Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, was the true author of Shakespeare’s works. However eagerly most of us will reject this proposal, it is no reason to avoid this marvelous film. A clever

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Run Lola Run (1998)

This is a hugely entertaining, humorous and exhaustingly-paced German thriller from writer/director Tom Tykwer, starring Franka Potente – of The Bourne film series fame. The innovative visual style using several different filming techniques, the palpable sense of urgency, the pulsating techno score

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Run Lola Run (1998)

This is a hugely entertaining, humorous and exhaustingly-paced German thriller from writer/director Tom Tykwer, starring Franka Potente – of The Bourne film series fame. The innovative visual style using several different filming techniques, the palpable sense of urgency, the pulsating techno score

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The Thing (1982)

The Thing had the unfortunate luck of being released at the same time as E.T. and Blade Runner. Despite bombing at the box office, this sci-fi horror has become the true definition of a cult classic. Written by Bill Lancaster, the

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The Thing (1982)

The Thing had the unfortunate luck of being released at the same time as E.T. and Blade Runner. Despite bombing at the box office, this sci-fi horror has become the true definition of a cult classic. Written by Bill Lancaster, the

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Brick (2005)

Rian Johnson’s excellent feature debut is a neo-noir set in an American high school. This intriguing thriller stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a student-turned-dogged investigator. Gordon-Levitt’s great performance is complemented by a strong supporting cast. Brick is a unique film, created by a filmmaker

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Brick (2005)

Rian Johnson’s excellent feature debut is a neo-noir set in an American high school. This intriguing thriller stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a student-turned-dogged investigator. Gordon-Levitt’s great performance is complemented by a strong supporting cast. Brick is a unique film, created by a filmmaker

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The Lives of Others (2006)

Winner of the 79th Best Foreign Film Oscar, The Lives of Others is an outstanding psychological and political thriller set in East Berlin in 1984. The whole cast is excellent. Newcomers to German film will be floored by Ulrich Mühe (who

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The Lives of Others (2006)

Winner of the 79th Best Foreign Film Oscar, The Lives of Others is an outstanding psychological and political thriller set in East Berlin in 1984. The whole cast is excellent. Newcomers to German film will be floored by Ulrich Mühe (who

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Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)

Sean Durkin’s disquieting debut feature film is a slow-paced psychological thriller which works exceedingly well due to the superb performance of its star, Elizabeth Olsen. Olsen works magic to create a totally believable character that sucks us into the dark story. A

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Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)

Sean Durkin’s disquieting debut feature film is a slow-paced psychological thriller which works exceedingly well due to the superb performance of its star, Elizabeth Olsen. Olsen works magic to create a totally believable character that sucks us into the dark story. A

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The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009)

J Blakeson’s superbly made crime thriller is pure tension from beginning to end. His direction and script is top-notch, as is the acting by Gemma Arterton, Eddie Marsan and Martin Compston. The Disappearance of Alice Creed is not a film to be

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The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009)

J Blakeson’s superbly made crime thriller is pure tension from beginning to end. His direction and script is top-notch, as is the acting by Gemma Arterton, Eddie Marsan and Martin Compston. The Disappearance of Alice Creed is not a film to be

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Headhunters (2011)

Morten Tyldum’s highly entertaining Norwegian action thriller does have a couple of scenes that you will need to take with a pinch of salt. If you don’t mind that, then you’re in for a treat. With a cool script based on Jo Nesbø’s

Directors

Headhunters (2011)

Morten Tyldum’s highly entertaining Norwegian action thriller does have a couple of scenes that you will need to take with a pinch of salt. If you don’t mind that, then you’re in for a treat. With a cool script based on Jo Nesbø’s

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No Country for Old Men (2007)

The Coen brothers’ breathtaking adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s novel is one of the finest crime thrillers ever produced. A nerve-wracking and original screenplay with sly wit and tense action sequences is played out brilliantly by a cast which includes Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem, Tommy

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No Country for Old Men (2007)

The Coen brothers’ breathtaking adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s novel is one of the finest crime thrillers ever produced. A nerve-wracking and original screenplay with sly wit and tense action sequences is played out brilliantly by a cast which includes Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem, Tommy

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Limitless (2011)

Limitless is a highly entertaining, lowbrow Manhattan thriller based on the novel by Alan Glynn. Bradley Cooper plays Eddie Morra, a down-and-out who stumbles upon a silver bullet to solve all his problems. Co-stars Abbie Cornish and Robert de Niro – although

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Limitless (2011)

Limitless is a highly entertaining, lowbrow Manhattan thriller based on the novel by Alan Glynn. Bradley Cooper plays Eddie Morra, a down-and-out who stumbles upon a silver bullet to solve all his problems. Co-stars Abbie Cornish and Robert de Niro – although

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The Machinist (2004)

“If you were any thinner, you wouldn’t exist.” Christian Bale’s skeletal frame is almost unbearable to watch. For his role in The Machinist, he crash-dieted down to a shocking 120 lbs/55 kilos. This is one of many elements that give

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The Machinist (2004)

“If you were any thinner, you wouldn’t exist.” Christian Bale’s skeletal frame is almost unbearable to watch. For his role in The Machinist, he crash-dieted down to a shocking 120 lbs/55 kilos. This is one of many elements that give

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Nikita (1990)

Luc Besson’s stylish French action thriller stars Anne Parillaud in an intense performance with great supporting roles played by Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana and Jean Reno. The sharp script, exciting action scenes and complexly layered characters all go towards creating a

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Nikita (1990)

Luc Besson’s stylish French action thriller stars Anne Parillaud in an intense performance with great supporting roles played by Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana and Jean Reno. The sharp script, exciting action scenes and complexly layered characters all go towards creating a

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12 Angry Men (1957)

A powerful and iconic legal drama, 12 Angry Men stars Henry Fonda in one of his career’s best performances. Directed by Sidney Lumet, with an incredible supporting cast, this film takes us on an exhilarating journey, masterful in both storyline and cinematography. The

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12 Angry Men (1957)

A powerful and iconic legal drama, 12 Angry Men stars Henry Fonda in one of his career’s best performances. Directed by Sidney Lumet, with an incredible supporting cast, this film takes us on an exhilarating journey, masterful in both storyline and cinematography. The

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Cell 211 (2009)

Winner of eight Goya Awards, Cell 211 is a thrilling, high-tension drama revolving around a prison, its inmates and guards, and the events that take place on a particular day. Daniel Monzón directs this superb Spanish film using a cast

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Cell 211 (2009)

Winner of eight Goya Awards, Cell 211 is a thrilling, high-tension drama revolving around a prison, its inmates and guards, and the events that take place on a particular day. Daniel Monzón directs this superb Spanish film using a cast

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Halloween (1978)

This modern horror classic succeeds where many in the genre don’t because director John Carpenter’s simple approach gives Halloween a frightening realism. With no special effects and very few cheap thrills, Carpenter builds the tension to unbearable heights. A 19-year-old

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Halloween (1978)

This modern horror classic succeeds where many in the genre don’t because director John Carpenter’s simple approach gives Halloween a frightening realism. With no special effects and very few cheap thrills, Carpenter builds the tension to unbearable heights. A 19-year-old

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Thesis (1996)

Alejandro Amenábar’s superb debut is a Spanish psychological thriller about a university student working on a thesis about violence in the media. As she researches material, she uncovers a lot more than she bargained for. Thesis was nominated for eight prizes at the 1997

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Thesis (1996)

Alejandro Amenábar’s superb debut is a Spanish psychological thriller about a university student working on a thesis about violence in the media. As she researches material, she uncovers a lot more than she bargained for. Thesis was nominated for eight prizes at the 1997

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The Guard (2011)

In this lovely little comedy set in Ireland, Brendan Gleeson plays an unorthodox rural garda (policeman) who has to team up with an FBI agent (Don Cheadle) to catch some international criminals. The mismatching of these two coppers from very

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The Guard (2011)

In this lovely little comedy set in Ireland, Brendan Gleeson plays an unorthodox rural garda (policeman) who has to team up with an FBI agent (Don Cheadle) to catch some international criminals. The mismatching of these two coppers from very

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Death Wish (1974)

Death Wish is the first film in the history of cinema with a civilian hero killing other civilians. It spawned four sequels and became one of the  most copied film ever. Charles Bronson plays an architect who, for personal reasons, takes on the

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Death Wish (1974)

Death Wish is the first film in the history of cinema with a civilian hero killing other civilians. It spawned four sequels and became one of the  most copied film ever. Charles Bronson plays an architect who, for personal reasons, takes on the