Articles Posted in the " Thriller " Category



  • Non-Stop

    Liam Neeson is back in action man-mode for Non-Stop, a tense and fun thriller set almost entirely onboard a plane during a transatlantic flight. Neeson plays boozy air marshal Bill Marks, who springs into action when an unknown criminal threatens to kill a passenger on the flight every twenty minutes until a ridiculous sum of…


  • The Counsellor

    After years of pitting his luckless protagonists against gladiators, Saracens, cannibals, jihadis, aliens, Incas, replicants and even more aliens, a scattering of Mexican gangsters feels like a pretty low-key threat for Ridley Scott’s latest. And so it proves. With characters ranging from the forgettable to the insufferable and a plot that makes even less sense…


  • Gravity

    This review was first published on Steven’ website Popcornaddiction.com – if you liked it, give him some hits! While servicing the Hubble Space Telescope in orbit around Earth, astronaut Matt Kowalski (George Clooney) and Mission Specialist Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) are alerted by Houston to approaching debris from a damaged Russian satellite. Although initially…


  • Captain Phillips

    As with Steven’s other reviews, this was first published on the brilliant Popcornaddiction.com. Check it out or face the consequences. Richard Phillips (Tom Hanks) bids his wife Andrea (Catherine Keener) farewell as he prepares for another shift at work. Phillips is captain of the MV Maersk Alabama, a cargo ship that is bound for Mombasa…


  • The Fifth Estate

    The Fifth Estate charts the rise and fall of one Julian Assange, and, more specifically, the world-changing website he created with Daniel Domscheit-Berg. With his WikiLeaks enterprise, Assange created a platform for whistle-blowers and revolutionaries the world over to leak damning and controversial documents entirely anonymously. All of a sudden, corporations, banks and governments the…