Shea Whigham, Michael Shannon, and Catalina Sandino Moreno star in this thriller about a drifter who kills a traveling preacher, then assumes the man’s life in a small town unfamiliar with his appearance. When the local police chief suspects something is amiss, things take an even darker turn. Drops 4/17/2020.
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Writer/Director Christopher Nolan is back, and his latest film looks like another wild ride. Plot details are thin, but the time travel thriller it has something to do with an agent who must go deep, deep undercover to prevent a catastrophe from ending us all. Drops 7/17/2020.
Based on Susanna Jones’ mystery novel, this disquieting thriller takes place in 1989 Toyko, where a troubled young expat and a local photographer connect, and their relationship takes a dark turn when a woman they befriend suddenly goes missing, and is presumed dead. In theaters 11/1/19, and on Netflix 11/15/19.
Sandra Bullock and John Malkovich stars in this post-apocalyptic thriller. Based on Josh Malerman’s eponymous 2014 novel, Bird Box sees a series of horrible events triggered by strange creatures. If you see them, your worst fears appear before you. Premieres 12/21/18.
A child’s disappearance in the wilderness of Alaska beckons the expertise of an expert in wolf behavior. What he finds is far more sinister than anyone could have expected. Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgård and Riley Keough star in this Netflix thriller. Drops 9/28/18.
David Spade embraces his darkness in this drama about a family who finds themselves in danger when they inherit their family farm, and find out that others will do anything to control its water rights. Stars Bruce Dern, Guillermo Diaz, Tammy Blanchard, and James Earl Jones.
Dave Bautista stars as an ex-soldier caught in a terrorist attack during a soccer match, and the bad guys want him to take out their chosen target or they’ll kill 35,000 people, including his niece. We kept wanting the guy on the walkie to say “Must catch moose and squirrel.”
A housewife meets a seemingly perfect woman with a mysterious past. The woman suddenly disappears, throwing the life of her family and her new “friend” in danger. Starring Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick. From director Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, Spy) Premieres 9/14/18.
(PG-13: Language) Seven strangers stay at a rundown hotel that sits on the border of California and Nevada. Each of them has a secret that they want to bury. And all of them are being watched. Starring Jeff Bridges, Jon Hamm and Chris Hemsworth. Drops 10/5/18.
Clive Owen stars in this sci-fi thriller about a future in which our lives are are live-streamed to the authorities, violating all privacy, but providing detectives with a great crimesolving tool – at least until someone starts to mess with the data. Coming soon to Netflix.
(PG-13: Language) A darkly comic crime thriller in the vein of Fargo, Shimmer Lake tells the story of a small town sheriff who must track down a group of bank robbers, including his own brother. From the writer of 22 Jump Street the next Cloverfield film. Hits Netflix 6/9/17.
Nine-year-old Louis Drax experiences freak accidents once a year. The last one sees him fall off a cliff, causing him to fall into a coma. The doctor treating him tries to make sense of this unlucky boy’s life, while Louis wanders in another dimension with his imaginary friend.
The latest trailer for 10 Cloverfield Lane outlines the movie’s plot but still keeps us on the edge of our seats. It seems like something really bad actually happened to the rest of the world, but it also seems like John Goodman’s character is one of those bad things.
(PG-13: Language) A struggling punk rock band accepts a gig at a neo-Nazi tavern. Their night goes from bad to worse when they stumble upon a murder at the bar. Naturally, the skinheads don’t want any witnesses. Another thriller from Blue Ruin director Jeremy Saulnier.
A sort of soul-sequel to Matt Reeves’ and J.J. Abrams’ Cloverfield,, the story of a woman who wakes up from an accident to find she’s been sequestered in a man’s basement, and the world has become uninhabitable. Or has it? From Dan Trachtenberg (Portal: No Escape).
George Clooney plays a TV financial show host who finds himself and his studio held hostage by an irate investor (Jack O’Connell) who lost his shirt on stock he bought on his advice. Also stars Julia Roberts, Dominic West and Giancarlo Esposito, and directed by Jodie Foster.
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