Thriller 6 results

Red Sparrow Flutters, Flaps, Finally Flies

Movie Review: Red Sparrow Jennifer Lawrence has trouble with a Slavic accent, but she nails the emotional conflict and physicality of a ballet dancer turned sex spy in Francis Lawrence's Cold War thriller that feels like a return to the good old bad days

A Moral Argument Reduced to Meh

Movie Review: The Hitman’s Bodyguard Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson exchange character clichés in a lazy thriller that misses the mark, aiming for moral high ground under a stack of corpses  

Inferno: To Hell and Back

Movie review: Inferno Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones get lost in a sea of attractive scenery and classical references in Ron Howard's decryption of Dante's Divine Comedy

Anthropoid ignores war movie expectations

Movie review: Anthropoid Sean Ellis's Second World War thriller about the real-life assassination attempt on Nazi henchman Reinhard Heydrich adopts a slightly random, and disarmingly intimate approach to both heroism and history

The 9th Life of Louis Drax maxes out mood

Movie review: The 9th Life of Louis Drax Alexandre Aja's background in horror brings a dark edge to the story of a little boy who falls off a cliff, lands in a coma and narrates a mysterious tale from hospital bed limbo  

The Gift you weren’t expecting

Aussie actor Joel Edgerton creates a kooky mixture of thoughtful psychodrama and cheesy horror in this interesting examination of the ghosts that haunt us from high school