A New Psychological Thriller Exploring Life’s Brutal Belly.

WE SHOULD REMOVE THIS ARTICLE, By Hanna Bervoets, translated by Emma Rault Hanna Bervoets’ slender, powerful new novel “We Had to Remove This Post” seems like the story of a tech workplace gone terribly wrong at first, but it quickly turns into something more puzzling and enigmatic. Acclaimed in the Netherlands, Bervoets is the author …

‘The Devil You Know’ Review: A Thinner Thriller Than Blood

Recently released from prison, Marcus Cowans (Omar Epps), a recovering alcoholic, seeks a fresh start. He comes from a devoted family of four straight-lined siblings who are concerned for his well-being. But his brother, Drew (William Catlett), who is unemployed, alone and wandering around a bad crowd. Written and directed by Charles Murray, “The Devil …

A Thriller Wrapped in the Story of Sisters and First Love

Angel is steadfastly committed to Myles Parrish, her wealthy, guitar-strumming boyfriend of three years, as if she were going against her mother’s perceived frivolity. Myles was his first. Myles is just his.” When Angel visits his family at their summer home just above the beach and helps them with chores like hanging the flags on …

‘Pursuit’ Review: An Action Thriller For The Bargain Box

Grenades play a pivotal role in “Pursuit,” starring John Cusack and Emile Hirsch as estranged father and son. If the prospect of these actors impresses you, satisfy your curiosity. In a previous era, this action-thriller directed by Brian Skiba would have gone from post-production straight to a bargain box in a rundown video store on …

‘This Is A Room’ Review: A Transcript Becomes An Exciting Thriller

Other than grocery lists, raw transcripts can be the most boring stuff ever written. With their pauses, hesitations, and dust bunnies of fuzzy logic, they beg to be collected well before use and discarded immediately after use. Still, a 65-minute oral transcript became the basis for one of the most exciting thrillers ever to hit …