Category Archives: Thriller

#FIN2020 Review — Deux (Two of Us)

Directed by Filippo Meneghetti | Written by Meneghetti, Malysone Bovorasmy, and Florence Vignon | 99 min I'd read this described as an Amour for same-sex seniors, but that's more than painfully reductive... it's also plain wrong. Deux has something else going on. In its delicate heart it's a late-life lesbian love story, but it's paced…Read More

Inception — 10th Anniversary review

Written and Directed by Christopher Nolan | 148 min | Netflix and In Cinemas/IMAX  As part of a month-long retrospective look at 10 years of this blog, I’m rewatching a few films from a decade back. I began writing FITI around Labour Day 2010, and though I'd seen Inception by then I never did a…Read More

Exit Plan review — Suicide tourism gets deadly

Directed by Jonas Alexander Arnby | Written by Rasmus Birch | 89 min | On Demand This chilly, discomfiting Danish drama/thriller goes out of its way to render its narrative opaque and confusing. It's got a verging-on-science-fiction premise and some anachronistic politics, but might still be worth your time if you're a Nikolaj Coster-Waldau completist…Read More