Daily Screen Gems: "Cape Fear" (1991)

April 24, 2023, 8:30 a.m. Recommendations

A Tense and Terrifying Cat-and-Mouse Game: A Review of "Cape Fear" (1991)

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Uncovered (1994)

April 29, 2023, 7:54 a.m.

"Uncovered" (1994) is a suspenseful mystery thriller featuring Kate Beckinsale as an art restorer who uncovers a dangerous secret. Engaging plot and strong cinematography.

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Der Name der Rose (1986)

April 29, 2023, 8:04 a.m.

"Der Name der Rose" (1986) is a gripping mystery thriller set in a 14th-century monastery. With strong performances and stunning cinematography.

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Creepy (2016)

May 13, 2023, 8:15 a.m.

Dive into the subtle, slow-burning horror of Kiyoshi Kurosawa's "Creepy" (2016), where ordinary suburban life gives way to a dark and unnerving narrative.

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"Péril en la demeure" (1985)

June 25, 2023, 6:39 a.m. Recommendations

"Péril en la demeure" (1985) is a suspenseful French thriller that delves into a disturbing tale of obsession, deceit, and danger within a suburban setting,

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"After Hours", 1985

July 26, 2023, 7:48 a.m. Recommendations

Martin Scorsese's "After Hours" (1985) is a dark comedy-thriller that delves into one man's surreal nocturnal odyssey in New York City, blending suspense, humor.

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"Il miele del diavolo", 1986

July 28, 2023, 8:19 a.m. Recommendations

Lucio Fulci's "Il miele del diavolo" (1986) is a bold erotic-thriller that explores themes of obsession, power dynamics, and desire. With provocative themes and imagery, compelling performances.

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"Fatal Instinct" (1993)

Aug. 2, 2023, 8:56 a.m. Recommendations

"Fatal Instinct" (1993) is a comedic spoof of the 'erotic thriller' genre, delivering laughs and memorable performances despite some unevenness. The film effectively uses genre tropes for comedic

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Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)

Sept. 3, 2023, 7:47 a.m. Recommendations

Directed by Drew Goddard and featuring a star-studded cast including Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, and Chris Hemsworth, "Bad Times at the El Royale" is a stylish thriller.

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Basic Instinct (1992)

Oct. 3, 2023, 6:25 a.m. Erotic Cinema

Paul Verhoeven's erotic thriller, "Basic Instinct," catapults viewers into a world of suspense, desire, and manipulation, with Sharon Stone's iconic performance at its heart.

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"El ojo del huracán", 1971

Oct. 4, 2023, 5:17 a.m. Recommendations

Also known as "In the Eye of the Hurricane", this Spanish-Italian erotic thriller, directed by José María Forqué, blends suspense, romance, and psychological tension.

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Paranoiac (1963)

Oct. 31, 2023, 6:24 a.m. Recommendations

Paranoiac" (1963), a psychological thriller by Freddie Francis, explores a dark familial tale filled with deception, insanity, and suspense.

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"Tom à la ferme", 2013

Nov. 1, 2023, 6:34 p.m. Recommendations

"Tom à la ferme" (2013) is a captivating psychological thriller by Xavier Dolan that explores the dark interplay of desire, masculinity, and homophobia amidst a tense rural setting.

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Perfect Blue (1997)

Nov. 15, 2023, 10:43 a.m.

Explore the haunting world of "Perfect Blue," a groundbreaking psychological thriller anime from 1997 by director Satoshi Kon.

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"Eaux profondes", 1981

Dec. 13, 2023, 8:54 a.m. Recommendations

"Review of 'Eaux profondes' (1981), a French thriller by Michel Deville. Starring Isabelle Huppert and Jean-Louis Trintignant, this film delves into marital discord and psychological tension.

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"Passion", 2012

Dec. 19, 2023, 11:03 a.m. Recommendations

Experience the intense drama and psychological intrigue of Brian De Palma's "Passion" (2012). Starring Noomi Rapace and Rachel McAdams, this thriller delves into a world of corporate rivalry.

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"Rofuto", 2005

Jan. 18, 2024, 8:09 a.m. Recommendations

Explore the eerie and suspenseful world of 'Rofuto' (2005), a psychological thriller by Kiyoshi Kurosawa that delves into the mysteries and fears within a minimalist loft.

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"Red Rock West ", 1993

March 17, 2024, 9:44 a.m. Recommendations

Dive into the overlooked 1993 neo-noir thriller "Red Rock West," where Nicolas Cage's journey through a tangled web of deceit makes for a suspenseful and darkly comic ride.

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"Body Double" (1984)

June 28, 2024, 8:28 a.m. Recommendations

Brian De Palma's erotic thriller "Body Double" (1984) blends voyeurism, murder, and Hollywood intrigue in a Hitchcockian homage that pushes boundaries and divides critics.

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La Cérémonie, 1995

July 5, 2024, 12:15 p.m. Recommendations

"La Cérémonie" (1995), directed by Claude Chabrol, is a chilling psychological thriller that explores class tensions and hidden secrets in rural France.

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