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 book trailer for David Baldacci’s new spy thriller, Hell’s Corner, is a short spot featuring footage from Washington D.C.’s Lafayette Park, where his Camel Club book series began.
Full Dark, No Stars, is the title of Stephen King’s forthcoming supernatural thriller. Check out the book trailer now.
Proving that viewers haven’t yet had nearly enough of supernatural thrillers, NBC’s new series The Event pulled in nearly 11 million viewers in its pilot episode.
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.
Thriller writer Alex Berenson, author of The Faithful Spy and three subsequent novels, has just wrapped up his fifth in the series of John Wells novels, “The Secret Soldier.”
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.
A new action-packed trailer rolls out for William Tyree’s debut thriller, Line of Succession.
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 […]