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The Best Thrillers of 2012

These books span several subgenres, and represent those that we enjoyed most, in no particular order. SecondWorld, by Jeremy Robinson To be honest, this was a huge surprise. Robinson’s work typically leans more toward the fantasy genre, which isn’t our cup of tea. But once we got past the campy first chapter set in 1940s […]

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New Trailer For The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest

Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Fans pay attention: the film marking the final chapter in the Steig Larsson trilogy is finally released in the U.S. Check out the trailer now.

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Natalie Portman Sizzles in Trailer for New Psychological Thriller, The Black Swan

Check out the hot new trailer for the new Natalie Portman-Mila Kunis joint, The Black Swan, a pscyhological thriller centered around the New York City Ballet Scene.

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Christopher Nolan’s Inception is an Instant Classic

Christopher Nolan’s new psychological thriller, Inception, proves to be much more than standard summer thriller fare. The film arrives with a mythology so compelling that audiences will be begging for a sequel.

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Best Books: Top 5 Psychological Thrillers of the 2000s

What makes a great psychological thriller? First and foremost, a confounding mystery that is disturbing and at times nearly hallucinogenic. A compelling protagonist whose life is in constant danger. A juicy assortment of clues, both red herrings and genuine puzzle pieces, that don’t quite fit into place until the very end. And a master craftsman […]

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Video Trailer for New Supernatural Thriller, Inception, Starring Leonard DiCaprio

Can’t wait for this one. Leonardo DiCaprio stars in one of the most hotly anticipated films of 2010, Inception.  This supernatural thriller was created by Christopher Nolan, the mastermind behind one of’s favorite crime thrillers of all time, Memento (not to mention a little film called The Dark Knight). The premise has DiCaprio playing […]

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Top 10 Psychological Thrillers on Film

When reviewing our candidates for best psychological thrillers, we looked for movies that (a) made a lasting impression on us personally, (b) were critical and/or box offices hits and (c) sustained a sense of gripping unease and dread throughout the entire film without resorting to cheesy conventions. And of course, these films had to have […]

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