Category Archives: Mystery

Old (2021)

Director: M. Night Shyamalan Writer: M. Night Shyamalan (Based on the graphic novel “Sandcastle” by Pierre-Oscar Levy and Frederick Peeters) Sorry Mom but I liked the new M. Night.

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Cutter’s Way (1981)

Director: Ivan Passer Writer: Jeffrey Alan Fiskin (Based on the novel “Cutter and Bone” by Newton Thornburg)

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Chinatown (1974)

Director: Roman Polanski Writer: Robert Towne Excellent. One of my all time favorites.

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Antebellum (2020)

Directors: Gerard Bush & Christopher Renz Writers: Gerard Bush & Christopher Renz

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No Sudden Move (2021)

Director: Steven Soderbergh Writer: Ed Solomon Good! Soderbergh is one of my favorites.

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Gotcha! (1985)

Director: Jeff Kanew Writer: Dan Gordon (Story by Paul G. Hensler and Dan Gordon)

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Night Moves (1975)

Director: Arthur Penn Writer: Alan Sharp Excellent!

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Doctor X (1932)

Director: Michael Curtiz Writers: Robert Tasker & Earl Baldwin (Based on the play “The Terror” by Howard W. Comstock & Allen C. Miller)

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The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021)

Director: Michael Chaves Writer: David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick (Story by James Wan & David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick) (Based on characters created by Chad Hayes & Carey W. Hayes) Not good. Definitely the weakest of the three. Missing that Wan magic!

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The Woman in the Window (2021)

Director: Joe Wright Writer: Tracy Letts (Based on the novel by A.J. Finn) I enjoy Wright’s stylistic flourishes and the cast and crew is stacked with talent but overall this is a bust.

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