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10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

Review by CJ

10 Cloverfield Lane

Director:
Dan Trachtenberg

Starring:
John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Gallagher Jr

Other notable appearances:
Bradley Cooper

Running time:
105 minutes

 

Michelle (Winstead) awakens after a car accident to find herself locked in a doomsday bunker with Emmett (Gallagher) and Howard (Goodman). Both men claim that a disaster of some sort has occurred outside. With no way of telling what has happened to the rest of the world, Michelle must work out if either of the men are as they seem.

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Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King (2014)

Review by CJ

Mr Mercedes

Page count: 437 [includes one page author’s note]

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Scribner

 

When Detective Kermit “Bill” Hodges retires, he leaves with several cases unsolved. Though none haunt him more than the Mercedes Killer. A killer who used a stolen Mercedes to plow through a crowd to murder eight people and injure countless others. The case is revived when Hodges receives a taunting letter from the killer. The letter reignites Hodges’s desire to catch the killer and he brings himself unofficially out of retirement to investigate. After all, the killer may have written to say they will never kill again, but the killer doth protest too much.

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Frozen (2010)

Review by CJ

Frozen (2010)

Director:
Adam Green

Starring:
Shawn Ashmore, Emma Bell, Kevin Zegers

Other notable appearances:
Snow, ice, a chair lift and Kane Hodder

Running time:
93 minutes

Watch this if you like:
Movies that feel like they will never end

 

Three skier/snowboarders head up a chair lift for one last run down the mountain. The chair lift attendant switches places with another and due to a misunderstanding the three friends become stranded halfway up the mountain. With five days until the slopes reopen, the friends must decide how to make their way down before they freeze to death.

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