William Gibson, the father of techno thrillers, is back to narrate a suitably futuristic book trailer for his new work, Zero History.
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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.
The preview for NBC’s new CIA series The Event may look familiar to watchers of Flash Forward, Lost and 24. Will it be a quality thriller, or just a formula knockoff? Check it out and tell us what you think.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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!
Don’t sue us when you read our list of the top legal thriller movies of all time. Go ahead and roll your eyes as we pay homage to the mighty John Grisham, but you still might be surprised by our #1 pick.
Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol continues to tear up the bestseller lists, ranking #1 again on Publisher’s Weekly list of hardovers. But according to a report by the Associated Press, readers in Iceland will have to wait a little longer. A thief purportedly broke into the publisher’s office and made off with the proof copy […]