Tag Archive: mystery

HALLOWEEN IS HERE!: BLOOD PUNCH [2014]

Directed by Madellaine Paxson Written by Eddie Guzelian Starring: Milo Cawthorne, Olivia Tennet, Ari Boyland Blood Punch is a nice blend of horror and dark comedy… and romance, as the story revolves around… Continue reading

STALKHER [2015]

Directed by John Jarratt, Kaarin Fairfax Written by Kris Maric Starring: John Jarratt, Kaarin Fairfax, Alan Finney,Robert Coleby John Jarratt (best known as Mick from the Wolf Creek films) brings us this small… Continue reading

GOLDSTONE [2016]

  Directed by Ivan Sen Written by Ivan Sen Starring: Aaron Pedersen, Jacki Weaver, Kate Beahan, Pei-Pei Cheng, Max Cullen, Alex Russell and David Gulpilil First off, a shout out to Jason King from… Continue reading

THEY LOOK LIKE PEOPLE [2015]

This film wasn’t available anywhere when I wrote this, it is now on Netflix. Check out this low budget masterpiece!!   Directed and Wrritten by  Perry Blackshear Starring: MacLeod Andrews, Evan Dumouchel, Margaret… Continue reading

THE NICE GUYS [2016]

Directed by Shane Black Written by Shane Black, Anthony Bagarozzi Starring: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice, Matt Bomer, Margaret Qualley, Keith David Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe share excellent chemistry in this… Continue reading

THE BLUE ROOM (La chambre bleue) [2014]

Originally written for: Directed by Mathieu Amalric Written by Stéphanie Cléau (screenplay), Mathieu Amalric (screenplay), Georges Simenon (novel) Starring: Mathieu Amalric, Léa Drucker, Stéphanie Cléau I first saw Matthieu Amalric in Roman Polanski’s last… Continue reading

THE HATEFUL EIGHT [2015]

Directed and Written by Quentin Tarantino Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demián Bichir, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern, Tim Roth Since he rocked the film world with Reservoir… Continue reading

MR. HOLMES [2015]

Directed by Bill Condon, Written by Mitch Cullin (novel), Jeffrey Hatcher (screenplay) Starring: Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Hiroyuki Sanada, Milo Parker I came into this movie knowing very little. I read one short review… Continue reading

HUMAN CAPITAL (Il capitale umano) [2014]

Directed by Paolo Virzì, Written by Stephen Amidon (novel), Paolo Virzì, Francesco Bruni and Francesco Piccolo (screenplay) Starring: Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Matilde Gioli, Valeria Bruni Tedesch, Fabrizio Gifuni, Valeria Golino, Luigi Lo Cascio, Guglielmo Pinelli This stylish… Continue reading

THE TWO FACES OF JANUARY [2014]

Directed By Hossein Amini, Written by Hossein Amini (screenplay), Patricia Highsmith (novel) Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Kirsten Dunst, Oscar Isaac The plot and the acting/characters save this movie, as it could have been incredibly… Continue reading