Category Archives: Suspense

The Amazing Ways Act of Valor Celebrates Navy SEALs

The Amazing Ways Act of Valor Celebrates Navy SEALs

Military personnel have served as film protagonists since the early days of cinema. Some films have managed to successfully honor their sacrifices, while others fall short of the mark. While there are a number of reasons why these films either succeed or fail, it’s important to pay attention to the behind-the-scenes choices that the filmmakers… Read More…

This Is Why 3 Days to Kill Is An Ideal Action Thriller

This Is Why 3 Days to Kill Is An Ideal Action Thriller

When action thrillers work, they join the ranks of some of the most entertaining films ever released: Die Hard, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and The Fugitive. However, it’s no secret that these movies often fail to engage audiences. That’s because, too often, the filmmakers behind them focus on the wrong elements. While any movie… Read More…

How to Make a Good Horror Movie Sequel

How to Make a Good Horror Movie Sequel

Contrary to what you may have heard, horror movie sequels do not need to be inferior to the originals. When Hollywood releases disappointing sequels, it’s usually because the filmmakers were simply trying to piggyback on the success of an earlier film. They didn’t take the time to actually build on the original premise. However, on… Read More…

Why You Need to See Hunter Killer

Why You Need to See Hunter Killer

Hunter Killer, which is set to be released worldwide later this year, promises to be an exceptional action thriller. While there’s no shortage of these types of movies, those that ultimately stand the test of time benefit from certain key advantages that are directly related to the decisions made by the filmmakers. Hunter Killer will… Read More…

This Is How All the King’s Men Teaches an Important Lesson about Remakes

This Is How All the King’s Men Teaches an Important Lesson about Remakes

All the King’s Men is Robert Penn Warren’s classic American novel about politics, redemption, and corruption. Based loosely on the political career of Huey Long, the novel, narrated by the character Jack Burden, explores the rise of Willie Stark, a passionate and idealistic lawyer who transforms into an unabashedly corrupt governor. The novel was first… Read More…