July 2015 Thrillers
I feel like the trailer for Self/Less gave most of the plot away, so I am not sure I need to see the movie now. The Stanford Prison Experiment was intriguing when I first heard about many years ago so I am glad there is finally a movie being made about it.
Release Date: July 10, 2015
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Natalie Martinez, Matthew Goode, Victor Garber, Derek Luke, Michelle Dockery, Ben Kingsley
Director: Tarsem Singh
A rich man dying from cancer has a procedure where his mind is transferred into a younger man’s body, but then the younger man’s memories start to leak into his own.
The Stanford Prison Experiment
Release Date: July 17, 2015
Cast: Billy Crudup, Ezra Miller, Michael Angarano, Tye Sheridan, Johnny Simmons, Olivia Thirlby, Keir Gilchrist, Thomas Mann
Director: Kyle Patrick Alvarez
Based on the actual 1971 experiment where 24 student volunteers acted as prisoners and guards for two weeks in a simulated jail environment. It shocked the world to watch middle-class students turn into drunk-wth-power sadistic guards and submissive prisoners.