This British mystery mini-series has an interesting concept and strong cast, but stumbles on its execution.
This cloak and dagger mini-series from the BBC set in the years leading up to World War II is richly filmed, but poorly executed.
Supposedly scary, yet not really so, Anchor Bay’s Shadow People is just a bore.
David Cronenberg’s cult classic Scanners gets a strong Steelbook release from Second Sight. The riveting, visually stunning sci-fi horror story straddles the line between 70s grit and 80s gloss, is over-the-top, visceral, and addictive in its paranoia.
Featuring a convincing performance by Romain Duris, MPI’s The Big Picture is a Talented Mr. Ripley-styled film well worth checking out.
A classic WW II film noir, the Criterion Collection gives us one of Fritz Lang’s spy thrillers with decent remastering and a good period cast. If not at the top of the heap for this genre, it remains an engaging watch.
Bond is back and better than ever in this glamorous, action-filled adventure that fulfills the promise set by Casino Royale.
This suspense/thriller from Down Under has a few good scares and nice production values, but plot holes leave it more chuckle-worthy than thrilling.
This murder mystery/thriller is like an extended episode of a bad series from The CW network. Add this to the list of one of the worst entries from 2012.
A sci-fi thriller that taps into contemporary anxieties about terrorism and increasing use of government surveillance, Un-Go may not be perfect, but is a refreshing change from the usual anime series we see.