Tag Archives: Suspense

MAN DOWN (2015)

“Man Down” 2015 – Shia LeBeouf, Kate Mara, Jai Courtney and Gary Oldman Directed by: Dito Montiel Our take: Some actors are known for more than acting such as drug problems, amorous conquests, tirades and bizarre behavior. Once such actor may be Shia LeBeouf and the wife and I don’t normally watch movies with actors […]

BRIMSTONE (2016)

“Brimstone” 2016 – Dakota Fanning, Guy Pearce and Carice van Houten Directed by: Martin Koolhoven Husband’s take: The wife and I rarely disagree on whether or not we liked a movie but when we do it is apt to be quite the shootout at the Hell-No Corral. Brimstone brought us to just such a raucous […]

arrival (2016)

“Arrival” 2016 – Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forrest Whitaker. Poster credit: imdb.com Directed by: Denis Villeneuve Our take: The holidays are past, the decorations put away and the memories only now (like the holiday bills) beginning to fully form. We had a chance to get out and about and to see a movie in […]

The Best Offer (2013)

“The Best Offer” 2013 – Geoffrey Rush, Donald Sutherland, Sylvia Hoeks, and Jim Sturgess. Poster credit: imdb.com Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore Currently available on Netflix Our take: Visually, the movie is easy and seductive to watch. The settings are rich and satisfying: a mixture of old-world style with clean modern functionality; ancient pieces of art set […]