Tag Archives: Thriller

“The Imitation Game” – the movie to see this weekend

Happy Thanksgiving! “So ‘The Imitation Game’ is a wartime thriller and relationship film wrapped up in a character study of a brilliant scientist. Cumberbatch is thrilling to watch; you sense the joy he must get out of his acting especially when in such a juicy role,” says movie reviewer, Kirk Honeycutt To[...]

“Kill the Messenger”: Jeremy Renner – Official Trailer

Focus Features’ upcoming film, KILL THE MESSENGER. Two-time Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner (‘The Bourne Legacy’) leads an all-star cast (Rosemarie DeWitt, Ray Liotta, Tim Blake Nelson, Barry Pepper, Oliver Platt, Michael Sheen, Paz Vega, Michael Kenneth Williams, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Andy Garcia) in a dramatic thriller, based on the[...]

Mark Wahlberg’s “Contraband” – Security guards are people too!

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: As a whole, Contraband is a pretty unremarkable would-be thriller. There is almost no real action, and much of the middle act is a series of monotonous scenes of Kate Beckinsale being threatened and/or beaten by Giovanni Ribisi. While Ribisi’s character felt the need to[...]

David Fincher’s otherwise pointless and neutered The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo remake – Rooney Mara

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo feels like a James Patterson novel drained of all color and pulpiness while given a somber air of alleged gravity and importance. That is not entirely an insult, as I enjoy trashy crime fiction and the kind of thrillers Paramount[...]

“Abduction” review: fault lies with the script and stunts

HollywoodNews.com: A good movie can overcome a weak central performance (see – On Her Majesty’s Secret Service), just as a sparkling central performance can make a mediocre movie feel like a great one (see – Iron Man). But a poor story combined with a mediocre lead performance is a[...]

“Margin Call” gets a sleek, star-studded trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Margin Call,” a new thriller from director J.C. Chandor, has traces of John Grisham’s DNA yet benefits from a ripped-from-the-headlines narrative that trades in recession talk, debt ceilings, credit scandals and more. The film earned solid reviews at Sundance earlier this year, with kudos being dished out[...]

Was Jane Lynch’s character a little too screwy on ‘Glee’ last night?

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: What did you all think of last night’s special episode of ‘Glee’ which aired after the Super Bowl? I loved that “Thriller” zombie half-time number and the The Dalton Warblers’ performance of “Bills, Bills, Bills.” But I gotta say, I think there was some jumping of the shark[...]

‘Glee’s’ Lea Michele headed to the Super Bowl

HollywoodNews.com: ‘Glee’ star Lea Michele won’t just be hitting the football field on an upcoming episode, but she will be hitting the Super Bowl field very soon. The TV star will be singing “America the Beautiful” for the big event, states Hollyscoop. She will be joining the Black Eyed Peas, Christina[...]

‘Glee’s’ “Thriller” will hit the football field

HollywoodNews.com: All of ‘Glee’s’ fans have known for some time that the show will be taking on Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” but now a little bit is known about how it will be done. It appears that the song will be done on the football field as the team turns into zombies,[...]

‘Glee’: Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” for Super Bowl episode

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: SUPERSIZED: It won’t be a Michael Jackson tribute episode but sources have confirmed to ‘Entertainment Weekly’ that ‘Glee’ will be tackling the singer’s iconic “Thriller” number for the show’s special super-sized episode to air after the Super Bowl. There’s a bit of a twist to it though: “Thriller”[...]
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