Even while watching The Town, it’s tempting to make comparisons to one of the other big Boston crime thrillers of the decade, Martin Scorcese’s The Departed. Both films were crime dramas set in gritty white Boston neighborhoods. Both cast seasoned screen legends as neighborhood crime lords (Pete Postlethwaite and Jack Nicholson). Both featured one half of the […]
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The second film in the Millennium Trilogy, based on the bestselling novels by Stieg Larsson, is a major step down from what was one of the freshest crime thrillers in recent memory.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is finally available for your home theatre. We offer plenty of reasons to see the Swedish film and NOT to wait for the Americanized movie.
The Chicago Tribute reacts to Inception and SALT by offering a list of all-time best one-word titles as well as a handful that left her cold.
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 […]
The new Casey Affleck/Jessica Alba joint, The Killer Inside Me, opens in select theatres this week. The film is based on the 1952 Jim Thompson crime novel of the same name.
Hottie Amanda Seyfried, who played the daughter of Mormon polygamists to perfection in HBO’s Big Love, stars in Chloe, a new thriller directed by Atom Egoyan. Check out the movie trailer!
Our completely controversial, up-for-debate list of the best thrillers about the FBI. Although the CIA tends to suck up more time on the silver screen, we think you’ll agree that these are some great FBI picks.
When it comes to staging crime thrillers, the stories almost always take place in New York, New Jersey, Chicago or Las Vegas. Think about it. A significant portion of heist and gangster films involve the mafia as central or ancillary characters, making those places are practically automatic. Even when there isn’t a gangster component, you’ve […]
With Joseph Finder at #1 and Daniel Silva still holding strong at the #2 position,
Vince Flynn’s back catalog is creeping up the Amazon.com besteller charts as buzz
abounds for the release of his new novel.