Category Archives: Mystery Thriller

“Molly’s Game” Movie Review and Trailer

Molly Bloom (Jessica Chastain) was a world class free-style skier (moguls) when she fell and re-injured an old back injury. Her athletic career was over. Waiting to go to law school, Molly picked up a part-time job helping someone run a high-stakes poker game that included celebrities, CEO’s, and other high powered, high income players. Molly took to this very

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“Spenser Confidential” Movie Review and Trailer

Police Officer Spenser (Mark Wahlberg) beat the shit out of his Captain, Boylan (Michael Gaston), and then spent 5 years in prison. The day he was to be released, some inmates tried to kill him. Although we was stabbed with a shiv…he survived. The night Spenser was released…..Captain Boylan was brutally murdered. Guess who the main suspect is ? You

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“Knives Out” Movie Review and Trailer

OK, this is a very difficult movie to summarize and review without spoiling it, but,…..here goes: Harlen Thrombey (Christopher Plumber) is an 80-something mystery writer who is in the process of disowning his (asshole entitled) family members, and, writing them out of his will. Harlen needs medication and his part-time registered nurse Marta Cabrera (Ana de Armas) makes a mistake

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“A Simple Favor” Movie Review

Stephanie Smothers (Anna Kendrick) is a home improvement / cooking video-blogger. Stephanie is a widow raising a young boy. Emily Nelson (Blake Lively) is a high-powered executive married to a University Professor, Sean Townsend (Henry Golding), and raising a young boy. Stephanie and Emily meet at school one day when the boys wanted to play together. Stephanie goes to Emily’s

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“Angel Has Fallen” Movie Review

Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) is feeling age, and responsibility, creeping up on him. He silently suffers from migraines from multiple concussions, is now married to Leah (Piper Perabo), and, they have an infant girl. Mike knows that President Trumbull (Morgan Freeman) will be asking him to be the Director of the Secret Service when David Gentry (Lance Reddick) retires, but,

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“Murder Mystery” Movie Review

New York City Policeman, Nick Spitz (Adam Sandler), has taken the test for Detective several times……and failed it several times. He knows the material, he just chokes during the tests (I know that feeling!). Problem is, he is embarrassed, and tells his wife, Audrey (Jennifer Aniston), that he passed and that he is now a full-fledged Detective. Nick did not

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“The Commuter” Movie Review

Ex-NYPD cop, Michael MacCauley (Liam Neeson) has been commuting by train, to his insurance sales job, from Tarrytown, NY to New York City everyday for the last 10 years. Same train to work, same train back home. Day after day after day after day……ho-hum. The life of a commuter. At least he reads decent books. Michael lives day by day.

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