Tag Archives: Thriller

Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)

Review by CJ Director: Drew Goddard Starring: Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Cailee Spaeny, Chris Hemsworth, Lewis Pullman Other notable appearances: Nick Offerman Running time: 141 minutes Watch this if you liked: Pulp Fiction, Inglorious Basterds, Cabin in the Woods   The lives of seven strangers become inextricably tangled by the secrets […]
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A Simple Favour (2018)

Review by CJ Director: Paul Feig Starring: Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding Other notable appearances: Andrew Rannells, Kelly McCormack, Aparna Nancherla, Linda Cardellini Running time: 117 minutes Watch this if you liked: Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train, Single White Female   Stay at home mum Stephanie (Kendrick) befriends high-powered executive mum Emily […]
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The Sunday Girl by Pip Drysdale (2018)

Review by CJ Page count: 336 ASIN: B079LMYL1P    When Taylor Bishop breaks up with and is then humiliated by her abusive, cocaine addicted boyfriend Angus, she decides it’s time for revenge and seeks to destroy him. But after Taylor commits her acts of revenge, she finds herself unsure which role she plays in a […]
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The Meg (2018)

Review by CJ Director: Jon Turteltaub Starring: Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson Other notable appearances: Masi Oka, Cliff Curtis, Ruby Rose, Page Kennedy, Winston Chao, Robert Taylor, Jessica McNamee Running time: 113 minutes Watch this if you liked: Deep Blue Sea, Jaws, Jurassic Park   Five years after a mission where two of his […]
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The Open House (2018)

Review by CJ Director: Matt Angel, Suzanne Coote Starring: Dylan Minnette, Piercey Dalton Other notable appearances: Patricia Bethune, Sharif Atkins, Aaron Abrams Running time: 94 minutes Watch this if you liked: The Strangers   After the death of his father, Logan (Minnette) and his mother (Dalton) fall on hard times and move in to his […]
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The Fifth to Die by J.D. Barker (2018)

Review by CJ Page count: 416 ISBN: 9780544973978    After the escape of the 4MK killer, Anson Bishop, Detective Sam Porter and his team have had to relinquish the investigation to the FBI. But when Porter can’t let go of the 4MK case and move on to their next one, he puts himself, his team […]
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Ocean’s 8 (2018)

Review by CJ Director: Gary Ross Starring: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Helena Bonham-Carter, Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Midori Francis, James Corden, Richard Armitage Other notable appearances: Elliott Gould, Shaobo Qin, Dakota Fanning, Hailey Baldwin, Katie Holmes, Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian West, Jaime King, Olivia Munn, Anna Wintour Running time: 110 […]
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A Quiet Place (2018)

Review by CJ Director: John Krasinski Starring: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe Running time: 90 minutes Watch this if you liked: 10 Cloverfield Lane, Hush, It Follows   A married couple and their three children must survive in a world invaded by creatures with enhanced hearing. If they hear you, they hunt […]
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The Coffin Dancer by Jeffery Deaver (1998)

Review of CJ Page count: 532 ISBN: 9780671024093    Criminalist Lincoln Rhyme and his protege Amelia Sachs are visited by a ghost from Lincoln’s past — The Coffin Dancer. A ruthless assassin who will stop at nothing to hit his mark unless Rhyme and Sachs can stop him first.  The Coffin Dancer is the second […]
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True Fiction by Lee Goldberg (2018)

Review by CJ Page count: 252 ISBN: 9781503949188    When bestselling author Ian Ludlow was approached by the CIA to pre-empt potential terrorist attacks, he had no idea that his ideas would be used by his own countrymen. Now he has gone from book tour to a fight for survival with only his wit and […]
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