Tag Archives: Psychological thriller

‘Tell Me a Story’ by Mia Dalia – Book Review

Mia Dalia has been one of my favorite authors since before she even published a single story. I began Beta reading for Mia a few years ago after engaging with her on Goodreads. Every story she sent was fantastic. She has a knack for writing complex plots and characters you …

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Greg Pritikin’s ‘THE MISTRESS’ : Now Showing, and Doesn’t Disappoint!

Note: This piece was written during the 2023 WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. Without the labor of the writers and actors currently on strike, the film being covered here wouldn’t exist. PopHorror fully supports the WGA and SAG-AFTRA and their efforts.  I had the distinct pleasure and pure joy of watching The …

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Polish horror film ‘FUGUE’ Makes Its North American Debut – Review

Fugue: “a loss of awareness of one’s identity, often coupled with flight from one’s usual environment, associated with certain forms of hysteria and epilepsy.” According to Google’s dictionary, the definition of Fugue is as unnerving and ambiguous as Polish director Agnieszka Smoczynska’s (The Lure 2015) 2018 release of the same …

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Interview With Elle Marr, Author Of ‘The Family Bones’

Locked-room thriller. That’s a new phrase I learned during this interview, and I have to say that it is one of my favorite categories of books. Described as “locked-room mystery,” locked-room can mean “A crime has been committed in a room or other location that’s been sealed from the inside, …

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Interview with Laura Buckles and Griffin Cork, Stars of New Thriller ‘Broken’


I recently had the opportunity to chat with Laura Buckles and Griffin Cork, the stars of Patrick Phillips’ new psychological thriller, Broken, from Opine Entertainment. Laura not only starred in the film but also wrote and produced it as well. Learn about their careers, how they got involved with Broken, …

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Anna Kendrick to Star in Lionsgate’s Female-Led Psychological Thriller, ‘Alice, Darling’

Anna Kendrick

Global content leader, Lionsgate, announced today that it is partnering with Babe Nation Films, Elevation Pictures, and Castelletto Films on the upcoming psychological thriller Alice, Darling, which is now in production in Canada. The film, which stars Anna Kendrick, Wunmi Mosaku, Kaniehtiio Horn, and Charlie Carrick, is directed by Mary …

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Interview with Martin Kraut, Director of the Psychological Thriller ‘The Dose’

Martin Kraut

Check out our interview with Martin Kraut, the fantastic director behind the new psychological thriller, La Dosis/The Dose. Learn about how he got involved with filmmaking, his favorite horror films, the inspiration behind this film, and much more! PopHorror – Hey Martin. Thank you for chatting with me. How has …

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Brainstorm Media Releases Official Trailer and Poster for ‘A Perfect Enemy’

A Perfect Enemy

Based on Amelie Nothomb’s novel The Enemy’s Cosmetique and directed by Catalonian filmmaker Kike Maíllo, A Perfect Enemy is a psychological thriller about a successful architect, who strikes up a conversation with a mysterious young woman. Their encounter only grows stranger and more twisted by the minute until it turns …

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Movie Review: ‘A Nightmare Wakes’ (2021) Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein Comes To Life

A Nightmare Wakes

Shudder has been killing it with their releases lately, and one of their new psychological thrillers is A Nightmare Wakes from Writer/Director Nora Unkel. This film is based on Mary Shelley’s writing of Frankenstein, which is steeped in accurate period details but told with a modern perspective. It stars Alix Wilton …

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