It has been two and a half months since we last saw Liam Neeson kill someone. Well, in the Hollywood timeframe context, that’s just too long. The filmmakers who produce Liam Neeson movies must have a short memory because all Liam Neeson’s films are the same: I will look for you, I will find you, and I will kill you. In Memory, Neeson plays the bad guy with a heart — an assassin who won’t kill children.Read more
Adapted from In Order of Disappearance the 2014 Norwegian thriller, Cold Pursuit stars Liam Neeson as a stoic snowplow driver seeking justice for the murder of his son during a drug deal gone bad.
But when his son Kyle (Micheal Richardson), a baggage handler at the local airport, is killed by drug-smugglers, his death is blamed on a heroin overdose. (FYI: Micheal is Neeson’s real-life son with the late Natasha Richardson.)Read more
Smart, strong, and determined, college senior Sawyer (Hermione Corfield) is no victim. But she is someone who finds herself in the wrong place at the wrong time in Jen McGowan’s tense survival thriller “Rust Creek” — and what happens as a result will ensure that you never leave home without rock-solid directions (or a backup phone battery) again.Read more
It’s fitting that Rust Creek opens with a young woman running a track course with long, easy strides, her ponytail flying. College student Sawyer (Hermione Corfield) will not only do a lot of running during this taut survival thriller but will also display brains, stamina and all-around badass attitude.Read more
Rust Creek is a genre film, aiming just to entertain, and there is no reason women directors can’t make those kinds of films too rather than ones with social commentary. And there is enough there in Rust Creek, largely thanks to the cast, to give the promise of an intriguing crime story – enough to make you frustrated when the film takes wrongs turns.Read more
Anna Kendrick stars as Stephanie, an overachieving mommy blogger raising her young son alone following her husband’s death in a car crash. A buttoned-down perfectionist whose elaborate volunteer efforts make her the object of ridicule at her son’s school, she seems like the last person in the world who would become friends with Emily (Blake Lively), the glamorous, high-powered publicist.Read more