Category Archives: Mystery

TELL ME WHO I AM (2019): New Trailer For Documentary About Secrets & Lies Between Twins Alex And Marcus Lewis…

Tell Me Who I Am (2019), Marcus Lewis, Netflix
Tell Me Who I Am (2019), Marcus Lewis, Netflix

Based on the autobiography by twins Alex and Marcus Lewis. Tell Me Who I Am is the story of what Marcus did at 18 years of age, when he was faced with an ethical dilemma. The dilemma being whether he should tell his twin brother the horrific truth about his life after losing most of his memory in the wake of a motorcycle accident, or decide to make up a whole new idilic one.

A result of director Ed Perkins’s working with the Lewis brothers Tell Me Who I Am promises an extraordinary story of love, memory, trauma, personal responsibility…

I need to know how Marcus came to the conclusion that lying to his brother was the best option. Misguided good intentions – and perhaps guilt had a little something to do with it.

Marcus was only 18 when he told the lie, Only if he hadn’t waited decades to spill the truth. This should be interesting.

Tell Me Who I Am Release Dates: October 18th, 2019 (US)…

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WOUNDS (2019): New Trailer From Dakota Johnson, Armie Hammer, Zazie Beetz…

Wounds (2019), Armie Hammer
Wounds (2019), Armie Hammer

From writer / director  Babak Anvari, Wounds is a new horror / mystery starring Dakota Johnson, Armie Hammer and Zazie Beetz.

At the heart of the story is the strange things that start happening to a bartender after he picks up a phone left at his bar…

I’m curious because I like the cast – but then there’s the bugs. The many many bugs and those flesh wounds – with bugs in them!

Brad William Henke, Karl Glusman, Kerry Cahill, Kenneth Kynt Bryan, Jim Klock, Ritchie Montgomery and Terence Rosemore also star.

Wounds Release Dates: October 18th, 2019 (US)…

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THE RHYTHM SECTION (2019): New Trailer From Blake Lively, Jude Law, Sterling K. Brown, Max Casella….

The Rhythm Section (2019), Blake Lively
The Rhythm Section (2019), Blake Lively, Paramount Pictures

In new action / mystery The Rhythm Section, Blake Lively is a woman determined to seek revenge against the people behind a plane crash that killed her family.

Directed by Reed Morano; additional key cast includes Jude Law, Sterling K. Brown, Max Casella…

Both Peppermint (2018) and Taken (2008) came to mind as this trailer played. That’s precisely after the thought… ‘Is Blake Lively speaking in a British accent?‘ The answer is yes and my fingers are crossed that the end result is as thrilling as this trailer suggests.

Daniel Mays, Richard Brake, Raza Jaffrey, Geoff Bell, Nasser Memarzia, Jade Anouka, Jack McEvoy, Tawfeek Barhom and Ivana Basic also star.

The Rhythm Section Release Dates: January 31st, 2020 (US); February 21st, 2020 (UK)…

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BLACK CHRISTMAS (2019): New Trailer For Christmas Horror Movie Starring Cary Elwes, Imogen Poots, Brittany O’Grady…

Black Christmas (2019), Imogen Poots, Universal Pictures
Black Christmas (2019), Imogen Poots, Universal Pictures

Black Christmas which stars Cary Elwes, Imogen Poots and Brittany O’Grady is a horror / mystery about a group of college students who are stalked by a stranger during their Christmas break.

A remake of a 1974 horror movie of the same name, Black Christmas is co-written and directed by Sophia Takal…

At first I thought: ‘This looks a lot like Scream (1996);’ but luckily, by the end of the trailer (which revealed quite a lot), it’s clear that there seems to be more to this story.

On another note, is it just me or does the Christmas season release date of this movie feel a tad wrong? I mean, who wants to be scared around Christmas time? We’re all supposed to be busy being jolly, as clearly mandated by Mr. Clause, no?

Caleb Eberhardt, Simon Mead, Ben Black, Lily Donoghue and Aleyse Shannon also star.

Black Christmas Release Dates: December 13th, 2019 (US & UK)…

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THE INTRUDER (2019): The Things I Liked…

The Intruder (2018), Dennis Quaid, Sony Pictures Entertainment
The Intruder (2018), Dennis Quaid, Sony Pictures Entertainment

The promising trailer, my curiosity about Meagan Good and Michael Ealy, plus the fact that I hadn’t seen the esteemed Dennis Quaid in a movie in a while are my reasons for watching director Deon Taylor’s drama / mystery, The Intruder. A story in which a young couple buy a beautiful new home, only to find that the previous owner is having more than ‘a little trouble’ letting go of his former residence. 

I can’t say that my expectations were particularly high to begin with, since this type of movie has been made many times before. Yet, I must admit that I found Taylor’s film more thrilling than expected – and Quaid’s performance is very much my favourite thing about The Intruder. I found his performance quite scary, especially considering Good’s overly trusting wife character.

As the movie played, there may have been a couple of moments where I wondered, ‘Did it really  make sense for that character to make that move?’  And by ‘that character’ I’m mostly referring to the one played by Joseph Sikora. Nevertheless, even with the moments of failed suspension of disbelief, I still had fun.

Perhaps give The Intruder a chance – if the mood for some easy-viewing thrills strikes. It may not be extraordinary, but that doesn’t mean you won’t appreciate Quaid’s quite frankly, horrifying performance and have a good time.

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DON’T LET GO (2019): New Trailer Starring David Oyelowo, Storm Reid, Mykelti Williamson…

Don't Let Go (2019), David Oyelowo
Don’t Let Go (2019), David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo, Storm Reid and Mykelti Williamson star in Don’t Let Go, a new mystery / thriller directed by Jacob Estes.

Oyelowo plays uncle Jack, a man whose family dies in what appears to be a murder and he gets a phone call from one of the dead, his niece…

A good trailer. The premise is compelling and my heart strings have been pulled. Now I’m just hoping for a well paced time travelling story and memorable performances.

Daniel R. Lawson, Omar Leyva, Shinelle Azoroh and Byron Mann also star.

Don’t Let Go Release Dates: August 30th, 2019 (US)…

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JACOB’S LADDER (2019): New Trailer From Michael Ealy, Jesse Williams, Nicole Beharie, Joseph Sikora…

Jacob's Ladder (2019), Micahel Ealy, Vertical Entertainment US
Jacob’s Ladder (2019), Micahel Ealy, Vertical Entertainment US

Michael Ealy, Jesse Williams, Nicole Beharie and Joseph Sikora are the stars of Jacob’s Ladder, a new David M. Rosenthal directed mystery / horror.

A remake of the 1990 movie of the same name, this is the story of Vietnam War veteran Jacob Singer (Ealy), a man struggling to maintain his sanity after returning home…

The mystery and seeing Ealy in what looks like his most intense role yet; these are the reasons I’m interested. I also know and like Williams because of Grey’s Anatomy a TV show that is very like my forever favourite.

William Tokarsky, Kevin L. Johnson, Michael Aaron Milligan, Dwayne Boyd, Desmond Phillips, Ben Bladon, Patti Schellhaas and Lane Miller also star.

Jacob’s Ladder Release Dates

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KNIVES OUT (2019): New Trailer From Daniel Craig, Chris vans, LaKeith Stanfield, Ana De Armes, Jamie Lee Curtis…

Knives Out (2019) Daniel Craig, Lionsgate Movies
Knives Out (2019) Daniel Craig, Lionsgate Movies

Knives Out is a new drama / mystery starring Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana De Armes, LaKeith Stanfield and Jamie Lee Curtis.

Directed by Rian Jones of Star Wars – The Last Jedi (2017), the a detective (Craig) investigates the death of the patriarch of an eccentric, combative family…

The interesting cast list is the reason I want to see this. My fingers are crossed. Especially since in Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston’s recent Murder Mystery (2019) movie, it was the ‘murder mystery’ portion of the film that I found least engaging.

Christopher Plummer, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Katherine Langford, Riki Lindhome and Raúl Castillo also star.Christopher Plummer,

Knives Out Release Dates: November 27th, 2019 (US); November 29th, 2019 (UK)…

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