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.
In Thrillers: 100 Must Reads, David Morrill and David Wagner have compiled one of the year’s more controversial essay collections. Employing a very broad definition of a thriller — pretty much anything that “quickens the reader’s heartbeat” — the collection makes a case for a top 100 list of thrillers that includes everything from Dan […]
A compilation of reviews for right-wing extremist Glenn Beck’s paranoid new thriller, The Overton Window.
If Justin Cronin’s new supernatural thriller The Passage makes the bestseller list, Cronin may become the only big-time vampire novelist with a prize-winning literary pedigree.
Another slew of exciting thrillers is on deck for release between now and August 1st. Here’s a sneak peek at the spy novels that are filling up our queue.
In Rubicon, AMC’s forthcoming conspiracy thriller, an analyst at a national think tank discovers that his employers may be part of a secret society that manipulates world events.
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 […]
Route Irish, the infamously lethal route running between Baghdad’s airport and the Green Zone occupied by American forces, is the subject of a new thriller directed by Ken Loach (Riff Raff, Hidden Agenda, the Wind that Shakes the Barley). In the film, a former SAS officer investigates the suspicious death of his close friend. Check […]
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!
Novelist Michael Gruber delivers a highly satisfying political thriller with The Good Son, the story of an American fighting with the Taliban.