Category: Thriller

The meet cute: Paul Walker and Genesis Rodriguez in Hours

Hours

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     29 August   Hurricane Katrina, 2005 On this day in 2005, Hurricane Katrina touched down for the second time in Louisiana, USA. The seventh most intense Atlantic hurricane ever recorded up to that point (three

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Josh Hartnett

I Come with the Rain

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     23 August   Beginning of the Philippine Revolution, 1896 On this day in 1896, the Cry of Pugad Lawin, or Balintawak, took place. It marked the opening phase of the revolution in the Philippines against

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Matthew McConaughey and Juno Temple in Killer Joe

Killer Joe

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     18 August   Lolita published, 1958 If you’re looking for a start date for the 1960s, you could do a lot worse than this: 18 August 1958, when Vladimir Nabokov’s novel was first published in

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Samuel L Jackson in Snakes on a Plane

Snakes on a Plane

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     12 August   Cleopatra kills herself, 30BC On this day in 30BC, Cleopatra VII Philopator, last pharaoh of ancient Egypt, killed herself. She was the daughter of Ptolemy XII Auletes and at first ruled alongside

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Ben Kingsley and Jim Sturgess in Fifty Dead Men Walking

Fifty Dead Men Walking

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     7 August   Mata Hari born, 1876 On this day in 1876, a woman was born who became so famous as a spy that her name is still synonymous with sexy female treachery. Margaretha Geertruida

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Bel Deliá and a dead person in The Tunnel

The Tunnel

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     2 August   Tower Subway opens, 1870 On this day in 1870, the Tower Subway opened in London, UK. Running under the River Thames between Tower Hill on the north bank and Tooley Street on

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Chlea Duvall in The Killing Room

The Killing Room

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     26 July   CIA created, 1947 On this day in 1947, the National Security Act was enacted by the US Congress. Among other things, it created the Central Intelligence Agency, the successor agency to the

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Asami and Minase Yashiro in The Machine Girl

The Machine Girl

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     25 July   Gavrilo Princip born, 1894 On this day in 1894, the man who started the First World War was born, in Obljaj, Bosnia and Herzegovina, to a family of serf farmers, Serbian Orthodox

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Lindsay Lohan in The Canyons

The Canyons

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     22 July   Paul Schrader born, 1946 Today in 1946, the writer, critic and director Paul Schrader was born, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. The son of Calvinist parents, he was brought up strictly and

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Andrea Riseborough in Shadow Dancer

Shadow Dancer

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     19 July   IRA declare ceasefire, 1997 On this day in 1997, the Provisional Irish Republican Army declared that hostilities with Britain were over. It had come into being, in its modern form, in 1969

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