Tag: Thriller

THE RIG: BY-THE-NUMBERS HORROR DEVOID OF SCARESTHE RIG: BY-THE-NUMBERS HORROR DEVOID OF SCARES

The Rig

The Rig is an eco-horror thriller television drama series created by David Macpherson for Amazon Prime Video. The series is directed by John Strickland, and is the first Amazon Original to be filmed entirely in Scotland. The series follows the crew of the North Sea stationed Kinloch Bravo oil rig who is due to return to the mainland but a mysterious fog rolls in and cuts off communication with the outside world. The crew is driven to the limits of their endurance and loyalties and is forced into a confrontation with forces that are beyond their imagination.

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SLOW HORSES SEASON 2 EP 1 – 2: WELCOME BACK TO SLOUGH HOUSE!SLOW HORSES SEASON 2 EP 1 – 2: WELCOME BACK TO SLOUGH HOUSE!

Slow Horses Season 2 Ep 1 - 2

Slow Horses Season 2 Ep 1 – 2 are the first two instalments of the second season of a spy thriller television series based on the novel of the same name by Mick Herron. The 6-episode season 2 is streaming on Apple TV+. The series follows a team of British intelligence agents who serve in a dumping ground department of MI5 due to their career-ending mistakes. 

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INSIDE MAN: TOO CLEVER FOR ITS OWN GOODINSIDE MAN: TOO CLEVER FOR ITS OWN GOOD

Inside Man

Inside Man is a drama-thriller television serial developed by Steven Moffat. The four-episode series premiered on September 26, 2022, and was broadcast on BBC One. It was released on Netflix in the US on October 31, 2022. The series stars David Tennant, Stanley Tucci, Dolly Wells, Lydia West, Lyndsey Marshal and Dylan Baker. Is the series worth your time? Well, that depends.

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ANDOR SEASON 1 EP 11: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHINGANDOR SEASON 1 EP 11: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

Andor Season 1 Ep 11

Andor Season 1 Ep 11 is the eleventh instalment of an American scifi spy thriller television series created by Tony Gilroy for the streaming service Disney+. A prequel to the Star Wars spin-off film Rogue One (2016), the series follows thief-turned-Rebel spy Cassian Andor during the five years leading up to the events of the film. Diego Luna executive produces and reprises his Rogue One role as Cassian Andor. Kyle Soller, Adria Arjona, Joplin Sibtain, James McArdle, Rupert Vansittart, Stellan Skarsgård, Fiona Shaw, Alex Ferns, Gary Beadle, Genevieve O’Reilly, and Denise Gough also star. (Wikipedia)

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ANDOR SEASON 1 EP 10: THE GREAT ESCAPEANDOR SEASON 1 EP 10: THE GREAT ESCAPE

Cassian makes his escape

Andor Season 1 Ep 10 is the tenth instalment of an American scifi spy thriller television series created by Tony Gilroy for the streaming service Disney+. A prequel to the Star Wars spin-off film Rogue One (2016), the series follows thief-turned-Rebel spy Cassian Andor during the five years leading up to the events of the film. Diego Luna executive produces and reprises his Rogue One role as Cassian Andor. Kyle Soller, Adria Arjona, Joplin Sibtain, James McArdle, Rupert Vansittart, Stellan Skarsgård, Fiona Shaw, Alex Ferns, Gary Beadle, Genevieve O’Reilly, and Denise Gough also star. (Wikipedia)

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ANDOR SEASON 1 EP 9: NOBODY’S WATCHINGANDOR SEASON 1 EP 9: NOBODY’S WATCHING

Cassian Andor

Andor Season 1 Ep 9 is the ninth instalment of an American scifi spy thriller television series created by Tony Gilroy for the streaming service Disney+. A prequel to the Star Wars spin-off film Rogue One (2016), the series follows thief-turned-Rebel spy Cassian Andor during the five years leading up to the events of the film. Diego Luna executive produces and reprises his Rogue One role as Cassian Andor. Kyle Soller, Adria Arjona, Joplin Sibtain, James McArdle, Rupert Vansittart, Stellan Skarsgård, Fiona Shaw, Alex Ferns, Gary Beadle, Genevieve O’Reilly, and Denise Gough also star. (Wikipedia)

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DON’T WORRY DARLING: POORLY EXECUTED HIGH CONCEPT FILMDON’T WORRY DARLING: POORLY EXECUTED HIGH CONCEPT FILM

Florence Pugh in Don't Worry Darling

Don’t Worry Darling is a 2022 American psychological scifi thriller film directed by Olivia Wilde from a screenplay by Katie Silberman. The film stars Florence Pugh, Harry Styles, Wilde, Gemma Chan, KiKi Layne, Nick Kroll, and Chris Pine. The film follows an idyllic housewife living in a company town who begins to suspect a sinister secret being kept from its residents by the man who runs it. (Wikipedia)

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ANDOR SEASON 1 EP 7: THE FORCE GOES BACK TO SLEEPANDOR SEASON 1 EP 7: THE FORCE GOES BACK TO SLEEP

Andor Season 1 Ep 7
… just hanging around …

Andor Season 1 Ep 7 is the seventh instalment of an American scifi spy thriller television series created by Tony Gilroy for the streaming service Disney+. A prequel to the Star Wars spin-off film Rogue One (2016), the series follows thief-turned-Rebel spy Cassian Andor during the five years leading up to the events of the film. Diego Luna executive produces and reprises his Rogue One role as Cassian Andor. Kyle Soller, Adria Arjona, Joplin Sibtain, James McArdle, Rupert Vansittart, Stellan Skarsgård, Fiona Shaw, Alex Ferns, Gary Beadle, Genevieve O’Reilly, and Denise Gough also star. (Wikipedia)

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THE OLD MAN SEASON 1 EP7 (ANALYSIS)THE OLD MAN SEASON 1 EP7 (ANALYSIS)

The Old Man Episode 7 Analysis

The Old Man Episode 7 is the seventh (and final) instalment of the first season of an American action thriller television series based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Thomas Perry. The premise involves a former CIA operative who has been living off the grid for over 30 years. When an assassin arrives and tries to take him out, the operative (“old man”) must go on the run. The series debuted on FX in mid-June (USA/Canada) and will be streaming on Disney+ (worldwide) from mid-August.

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THE OLD MAN EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)THE OLD MAN EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)

The OId Man Episode 6 Analysis

The Old Man Episode 6 is the sixth instalment of an American action thriller television series based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Thomas Perry. The premise involves a former CIA operative who has been living off the grid for over 30 years. When an assassin arrives and tries to take him out, the operative (“old man”) must go on the run. The series debuted on FX in mid-June (USA/Canada) and will be streaming on Disney+ (worldwide) from mid-August.

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THE OLD MAN EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)THE OLD MAN EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)

The Old Man Episode 5 Analysis

The Old Man Episode 5 is the fourth instalment of an American action thriller television series based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Thomas Perry. The premise involves a former CIA operative who has been living off the grid for over 30 years. When an assassin arrives and tries to take him out, the operative (“old man”) must go on the run. The series debuted on FX in mid-June (USA/Canada) and will be streaming on Disney+ (worldwide) from mid-August.

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THE OLD MAN EPISODE 4 (ANALYSIS)THE OLD MAN EPISODE 4 (ANALYSIS)

The Old Man Episode 4 Analysis

The Old Man Episode 4 is the fourth instalment of an American action thriller television series based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Thomas Perry. The premise involves a former CIA operative who has been living off the grid for over 30 years. When an assassin arrives and tries to take him out, the operative (“old man”) must go on the run. The series debuted on FX in mid-June (USA/Canada) and will be streaming on Disney+ (worldwide) from mid-August.

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THE OLD MAN EPISODE 3 (ANALYSIS)THE OLD MAN EPISODE 3 (ANALYSIS)

The Old Man Episode 3 Analysis

The Old Man Episode 3 is the third instalment of an American action thriller television series based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Thomas Perry. The premise involves a former CIA operative who has been living off the grid for over 30 years. When an assassin arrives and tries to take him out, the operative (“old man”) must go on the run. The series debuted on FX in mid-June (USA/Canada) and will be streaming on Disney+ (worldwide) from mid-August.

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THE OLD MAN EPISODES 1 – 2 (ANALYSIS)THE OLD MAN EPISODES 1 – 2 (ANALYSIS)

The Old Man Episodes 1 - 2 Analysis

The Old Man Episodes 1 – 2 are the first two instalments of an American action thriller television series based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Thomas Perry. The premise involves a former CIA operative who has been living off the grid for over 30 years. When an assassin arrives and tries to take him out, the operative (“old man”) must go on the run. The series debuted on FX in mid-June (USA/Canada) and will be streaming on Disney+ (worldwide) from mid-August.

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SHINING GIRLS EPISODE 8 (ANALYSIS)SHINING GIRLS EPISODE 8 (ANALYSIS)

Shining Girls Episode 8 is the eighth (and final) instalment of an American thriller streaming television series based on the 2013 novel The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes. Though ostensibly about a serial killer, there are supernatural horror elements in this series that recalls the Stephen King HBO adaptation The Outsider from 2018.

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SHINING GIRLS EPISODE 7 (ANALYSIS)SHINING GIRLS EPISODE 7 (ANALYSIS)

Shining Girls Episode 7 is the seventh (and penultimate) instalment of an American thriller streaming television series based on the 2013 novel The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes. Though ostensibly about a serial killer, there are supernatural horror elements in this series that recalls the Stephen King HBO adaptation The Outsider from 2018.

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SHINING GIRLS EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)SHINING GIRLS EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)

Shining Girls Episode 5 Analysis

Shining Girls Episode 5 is the fifth instalment of an American thriller streaming television series based on the 2013 novel The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes. Though ostensibly about a serial killer, there are supernatural horror (and possibly scifi) elements in this series that recalls the Stephen King HBO adaptation The Outsider from 2018.

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