Tag: Thriller

Movie Review – “Life”

“Life” gives us the pulse-racing space terror of 1979’s “Alien” and the suspense-filled isolation found in John Carpenter’s Antarctic in “The Thing” (1982). Make no mistake, the real star is the alien creature whom we learn as much about as any other character in the film.  And that’s the way it should be. – Patrick... Read More »

Movie Review – ‘Sully’

“Sully” is a powerhouse film that aviation enthusiasts will find deeply satisfying for getting the human factors in flying correct.  Eastwood’s clever technique used to tell this incredible story–in a variety of ways and perspectives–is sensational and the film’s best feature. – Patrick King, REEL BRIEF One of the most difficult challenges a filmmaker endures... Read More »

Movie Review – ’10 Cloverfield Lane”

“10 Cloverfield Lane” would’ve been better served had it been colder and creepier. Instead, just as it started to gain its abduction mojo, it blatantly changes course and loses its sinister rhythm. – Patrick King, REEL BRIEF I’ve enjoyed my share of horror films over the years.  The exceptional ones, like 2007’s “1408”, bring a... Read More »

Full Review – ‘The Martian’

“The Martian” is this fall’s first must-see film that’s one small step for food rationing, one giant leap for botany science.” – REEL BRIEF.com Director Ridley Scott (“Alien”, 1979) has once again created an impressive outer space saga.  Based upon the first published novel by American Andy Weir in 2011, “The Martian” is a fascinating... Read More »

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