Films Tagged "Thriller"

Rear Window (PG)

Rear Window is one of five films that Hitchcock mysteriously withdrew from circulation over 25 years ago. Recently re-released, together with Psycho and Vertigo, it…

Defence of the Realm (PG)

Denholme Elliott leads in the drama where two journalists follow up a scandal of an MP and a German diplomat involved in spying and nuclear…

Jagged Edge (18)

An exciting who-dunnit with excellent performances by Jeff Bridges and Glenn Close. Richard Marquand | USA | 1985 | 104 minutes | 18

The Secret in Their Eyes (18)

Benjamin Esposito (Ricardo Darin) is a state criminal investigator who is approaching retirement. He decides to write an account of an unsolved case that had…

Agnes of God (15)

A theological detective story set in a Montreal nunnery; Norman Jewison directs Jane Fonda and Anne Bancroft. Norman Jewison | USA | 1985 | 108…

The Man on the Train (12a)

CFS has screened two films directed by veteran filmmaker, Patrice Leconte, Ridicule and The Girl on the Bridge, and as with these films a current…

The Hurt Locker (15)

This is a powerful film about war and the effects of war on the human psyche. The film follows a bomb disposal (EOD: Explosive Ordnance…

The Conversation (15)

If you had asked the question ten years ago who, of the three friends who arguably created contemporary Hollywood cinema, Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and…

The Return (12a)

The Return is a beautiful, haunting film that won the Golden Lion Award at the Venice Film Festival in 2003. It was the debut film…

The Wave (15)

It is nearly the end of term in a contemporary school in Germany and the pupils are bored. For Project Week, a popular teacher, Rainer…

Shadow Dancer (15)

Not unlike “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”, this slow-burn saga takes its time. But the attention it calls for pays off down the line thanks to…

Arbitrage (15)

Arbitrage, from first-time feature director Nicholas Jarecki is written and directed with great skill. He displays real potential as an emerging filmmaker, taking on the…

A Hijacking (15)

Unbearably tense and anti-aesthetic. For his second directorial feature, Tobias Lindholm (The Hunt) delivers a kind of indifferent, matter-of-fact realism and because it cuts through…

The Guard (15)

Sergeant Gerry Boyle (Brendan Gleeson) is a small town Irish policeman in the Garda. He has a confrontational personality and a subversive sense of humour,…

Margin Call (15)

Set in 2008, a Wall Street firm goes through a brutal round of layoffs and one of the victims (Stanley Tucci) hands over a program…

L.A. Confidential (18)

A story of corruption in the LAPD, set in the 1950’s. Less-than-perfect characters cheat, love and lie in this gripping tale of police corruption. Curtis…

Locke (15)

It ought to be as dull as watching paint, or in this case concrete, dry – one man on screen for eighty-five minutes, talking into…

The Company You Keep (15)

A thriller about the afterlife of those involved in the 1970’s Vietnam War protests where Redford, playing his true age for once, is a former…