The Bottom Line: This stunner by Jeremy Robinson takes a horrific Nazi biological experiment and twists it into a futuristic end-of-times adventure. You’ll find yourself rooting for Lincoln Miller, the razor-sharp NCIS agent who is drawn perfectly human in this otherwise off-its-rocker world. Fair warning: the first chapter of this otherwise great book is so campy, and its depictions […]
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You know we love Bourne, right? The original Bourne thriller even made our list of Top CIA Movies of all time! We even loved the Bourne Supremacy, which had all kinds of bad pre-release buzz due to crazy rumors about script issues and on-set fights with director Paul Greengrass. But the new Bourne? Meh. Sorry. […]
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 […]
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.
Angelina Jolie delivers a solid, action-packed performance in her film about an uber-violent double-agent.
Earlier in the year, we called Justin Cronin the ultimate literary outlier. Cronin, the winner of the Pen/Faulkner award for a book that his Iowa Writer’s Workshop cronies must have admired, went off and wrote himself a gory-ass vampire novel. For those of you unfamiliar with the Iowa Writer’s Workshop, it ‘s far more prestigious […]
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.
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.
A compilation of reviews for right-wing extremist Glenn Beck’s paranoid new thriller, The Overton Window.
Novelist Michael Gruber delivers a highly satisfying political thriller with The Good Son, the story of an American fighting with the Taliban.