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Best Books: The Top 5 Thrillers of 2010

So many books to read and so little time. We’ve read more great books this year than in any other in recent memory. Increasingly, talented authors seem to be drifting into the thriller genre with new approaches to familiar literary conventions. Here’s our take on the best of the best so far.

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Five Best Books From ThrillerFest

Had we not had a big family gathering to attend, we certainly would’ve been at ThrillerFest in New York this year. Put on by the International Thriller Writers, the festival is part Emmys and part Comic-Con, giving fans a chance to chat with each other as well as meet the writers they adore. Fortunately Contra […]

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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 BestThriller.com’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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New George Clooney Spy Thriller Trailer

The official trailer for George Clooney’s new spy thriller, An American, is available here. This Focus Features film is based on Martin Booth’s book, A Very Private Gentleman, and casts Clooney as an assassin in Europe trying to extract himself from his violent life by completing his last job. It’s a very familiar tale, but one […]

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Angelina Jolie as Rogue CIA Agent in New “Salt” Trailer

Ever get tired of movies about rogue CIA agents? Me neither. This time it’s Angelina Jolie as CIA agent Evelyn Salt. When Salt is accused of spying for the Russians, she goes on an unauthorized covert op to prove her patriotism and protect her husband. This looks to be a far more serious role than […]

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Green Zone Book Heads to Movie Theaters

The new Matt Damon thriller, Green Zone, takes its inspiration from the nonfiction book Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq’s Green Zone. Early reviews are favorable, and compare Damon’s character to his Jason Bourne counterpart.  Here’s the official film synopsis: Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum, United […]

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Is Glenn Beck Really the Oprah of Thrillers?

A few weeks ago I posted a blog questioning  the business wisdom of Vince Flynn’s association with Rush Limbaugh and Bill O’Lielly (whoops – I mean O’Reilly). And while I realize that many of you disagreed with my assertion that Rush Limbaugh is too divisive of a figure for a mass market success like Vince […]

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