The life of outed CIA operative Valerie Plame Wilson, author of Fair Game: My Life as a Spy, gets the Hollywood thriller treatment in the theatrical release starring Naomi Watts and Sean Penn.
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.
With apocalypse thrillers all the rage at the box office over the past few years (2012, anyone?), it’s easy to forget how many great books are devoted to a modern-day Revelations. Check out our top picks and weigh in with your own.
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 […]
Fans of Nazi hunters can look forward to The Debt, a film starring Helen Mirren as an Israeli Mossad agent with something to hide.
Daniel Silva, author of Moscow Rules, The Assassin and The Rembrandt Affair, is the latest writer of bestselling spy fiction to catch journalist’s ears. In the midst of the ongoing revelations about the Russian spies caught in the United States, Silva was quoted in an op-ed piece by the Huffington Post’s Keith Thomson: Part of […]
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.
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 […]