Tag Archives: Thriller

The Good Son – Hollywood’s tentative steps into the darker side of childhood

Released in 1993, The Good Son had a turbulent journey to cinema screens, beset with re-writes, production changes and Hollywood politics in casting. However, despite its tumultuous journey, The Good Son remains a fascinating insight into child criminality on screen. A mainstream film that tentatively dared to imagine that children can and do hurt others. …

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – Review

Spoiler Free Four years on from The Hateful Eight, a film that garnered very mixed reviews from critics and audiences alike. Tarantino’s ninth feature is mature, visually stunning and nuanced filmmaking. Holding your attention, despite its slower pace with cinematography, performances and script writing that sings. While submerging you in a hypnotic mix of fantasy …

Ma – Review

The latest addition to the Blumhouse horror stable, dovetails revenge thriller with the classic teen horror format. Creating a hybrid of themes, that at times echos 1992’s The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, and at others 1997’s I Know What You Did Last Summer. The end result is a confused film that doesn’t really know …