A to Z Challenge – A Quiet Place

A Quiet Place 2018 Directed by John Krasinski Quick Synopsis...¬†In this tense chiller, the horror mounts as the Abbott family struggles to survive in a postapocalyptic world where monstrous blind creatures use their supersensitive hearing to stalk human prey -- forcing the Abbotts to live in silence. I went and saw this with Jeff when … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – A Quiet Place

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A to Z Challenge – Kiss the Girls

Kiss the Girls 1997 Directed by Gary Fleder Quick Synopsis...¬†Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams up with escaped kidnapping victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. Late in my college career, a friend got me into … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Kiss the Girls

A to Z Challenge – Disturbia

Disturbia 2007 Directed by D. J. Caruso Quick Synopsis... In this modern retelling of Hitchcock's thriller Rear Window, a troubled teen sentenced to house arrest begins watching his neighbors out of boredom -- only to discover evidence that a serial killer lives a stone's throw from his home. The beginning of this movie is a tragedy. … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Disturbia

AFI #9 – Vertigo

  Hey, kids! Remember how I mentioned that I would be participating in a podcast with a friend from college? Well... I'm pretty sure I mentioned it at one point. Anyway, Chris emailed last night to let me know the podcast is up and running so head over to Everyday Exiles and check out the … Continue reading AFI #9 – Vertigo

AFI #55 – North by Northwest

North by Northwest 1959 Directed by Alfred Hitchcock Netflix says... What if everyone around you was suddenly convinced that you were a spy? This classic from master director Alfred Hitchcock stars Cary Grant as an advertising executive who looks a little too much like someone else and is forced to go on the lam (helped … Continue reading AFI #55 – North by Northwest

AFI #56 – Jaws

Jaws 1975 Directed by Steven Spielberg Netflix says... Director Steven Spielberg virtually invented the summer blockbuster with this white-knuckle adaptation of Peter Benchley's novel about an insatiable great white shark that terrorizes the townspeople of fictional Amity Island. John Williams's legendary score punctuates the tension as the police chief (Roy Scheider), an oceanographer (Richard Dreyfuss) … Continue reading AFI #56 – Jaws

AFI #74: The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs 1991 Directed by Jonathan Demme Netflix says... In this pulse-pounding adaptation of Thomas Harris's novel, FBI trainee Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster) ventures into a maximum security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a … Continue reading AFI #74: The Silence of the Lambs