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Safe House [2012]

| Filed under Action Crime Mystery Thriller

7 Stars (7 / 10)

Safe House
Safe House is another CIA “rogue agent” flick ala Jason Bourne. Ryan Reynolds plays Matt Weston a young and somewhat inexperienced agent who looks after a CIA safe house in Africa. (more…)

There Will Be Blood [2007]

| Filed under Drama

6 Stars (6 / 10)

There Will Be Blood
The long drawn out scenes and slow pace make “There Will Be Blood” hard to watch. My patience went seemingly unrewarded as I sat there waiting for something “positive” from this film.  (more…)

The Roommate [2011]

| Filed under Drama Psychological horror Thriller

4 Stars (4 / 10)

The Roommate
Far from being the suspense filled thriller that I hoped for, The Roommate was for the most-part a light hearted drama. Apart from the ending there were only a couple of mild suspense scenes. The “suspense” (for want of a better word) might have worked 20 years ago but unfortunately it’s been done to death and usually in a much more convincing way. (more…)

Chronicle [2012]

| Filed under Fantasy Found footage Sci-Fi Superhero Thriller

7 Stars (7 / 10)

Chronicle
As far as super hero films go you can do much worse than Chronicle. The acting, special effects and most importantly the story line are pretty much spot on in this film. Personally i’m not a fan of the found footage films, they tend to be poorly executed & predictable, but thankfully “Chronicle” is well thought out and has a fresh feel to it. (more…)