Thriller Staff Picks

By
Josh Cabrita

Stranger by the Lake

Franck notices Henri sitting alone on a beach and starts a conversation that continues for days -- in between Franck's trysts with a seductive killer.

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

This gripping thriller about Cold War espionage follows an English spy as he returns to MI-6 under suspicion that he's become a Soviet operative.

Basic Instinct

Det. Curran pursues a case involving Catherine, a writer and temptress who is suspected in a murder reminiscent of a crime detailed in her book.

Twin Peaks

"Who killed Laura Palmer?" is the question on everyone's lips in a secretive small town, but as an eccentric FBI agent learns, the answer isn't easy.

Jaws

When an insatiable great white shark terrorizes Amity Island, a police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the beast.

Sunset Boulevard

Aging silent-film star Norma Desmond ensnares a young screenwriter in this poison-pen valentine to Hollywood