REVIEW: Rogue Agent [2022]

Everyone has a story they want to be told. I’m surprised the studio gives up the game in its marketing materials since Declan Lawn and Adam Patterson‘s Rogue Agent is built in such a way that allows the ruse to stand as truth until a midway point revelation. It’s a case where not watching a trailer probably augmented my enjoyment of the piece because I genuinely didn’t know where things were going or who to believe. Was Robert Freegard (James Norton) really an MI5 agent who fell in love and…

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REVIEW: The Night House [2021]

You’re safe now. Beth (Rebecca Hall) is left a widow without warning the day her husband Owen (Evan Jonigkeit) decided to take his own life with a gun she didn’t even know he owned. The boat has been cleaned (he covered it in plastic and took off his clothes before pulling the trigger), but it’s hard not to look at it and think about the horror it witnessed. That’s why their neighbor Mel (Vondie Curtis-Hall) decided to cover it “for the season” and why Beth can’t help lingering by the…

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