Tag Archives: thriller

  1. ‘The Revenant’ review: A *torture* to sit through

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    August 13, 2017 by Hope W.

    I was talking to my colleagues the other day, and the topic got around to how they would never walk …
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  2. ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ & ‘Spectre’ reviews: Good enough to watch

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    November 30, 2015 by Hope W.

    Mockingjay – Part 2 follows pretty much faithfully to the book — except for all the subtext that they could …
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  3. ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ review: Do yourself a favour. WATCH. THIS. FILM.

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    May 16, 2015 by Hope W.

    In the words of one of the numerous reviewers raving over Mad Max: Fury Road: “See. That. Damn. Movie.” This is a …
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  4. ‘Furious 7’ review: Thrilling but bittersweet

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    April 7, 2015 by Hope W.

    What can I say about Fast & Furious 7 (or Furious 7, as it is known in the US), which …
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  5. ‘John Wick’ review: Probably the most fun film Keanu Reeves has done, EVER

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    October 22, 2014 by Hope W.

    There are movies which I go into, knowing there’s a high likelihood I’ll have an amazing time, and come out …
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  6. ‘Gone Girl’ review: Amazing Amy is *amazing* indeed

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    October 12, 2014 by Hope W.

    Gone Girl was absolutely — to borrow a word from the film — *amazing*. The story is superb, supplemented with …
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  7. ‘The Equalizer’ review: Denzel Washington is every reason to watch this film

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    September 28, 2014 by Hope W.

    The Equalizer is an old school vigilante action thriller. (How old school? There is a classic “walking away from an …
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  8. ‘Non-Stop’ review: Air Vigilante

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    February 28, 2014 by Hope W.

    If you like conspiracy thrillers like Flightplan and Unknown, and action movies like Taken, you will surely like Non-Stop, which …
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  9. ‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit’ review: Run-of-the-mill, but not unenjoyable

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    February 5, 2014 by Hope W.

    Some Russians living in the past are planning the collapse of the US economy, and it’s up to a brilliant …
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  10. ‘The Expendables 2’ review: A big old ’80s-flashback action cheese-fest

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    December 5, 2013 by Hope W.

    Ah, the nostalgia, watching action stars of the ’80s stage a comeback! Saw The Expendables 2 last night, and I …
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