Searching (2018)

Directed by Aneesh Chaganty Searching combines the stylistic premise of Unfriended with a prologue as emotionally taxing as Up and a sensational, dramatic kidnapping story with the twists and turns of Gone Girl.  The movie's hook, that it's a story told entirely through computer screens, at times stretches believability (do you really FaceTime the detective tracking your daughter's … Continue reading Searching (2018)

Split (2016)

Directed by M. Night Shyamalan Split is noteworthy because it's an M. Night Shyamalan movie, the second in this horror-rebirth portion of his career following 2015's The Visit. After a hot start to his career with The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, Signs and to some extent even The Village, Shyamalan's career tailed off as his films became more of a slog to get … Continue reading Split (2016)