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Black Mass (2015)

Cast: Johnny Depp (James “Whitey” Bulger), Joel Edgerton (John Connolly), Benedict Cumberbatch (Billy Bulger), Dakota Johnson (Lindsey Cyr), Kevin Bacon (Charles McGuire)

A brilliant performance from Johnny Depp is just one of the good things about this superb crime movie… 263 more words

Review

"City of Fire" by Robert Ellis: A Book Review

Spoilers ahead.

I’m breaking my rule this time because I want to get into the nooks and crannies of this book, so sorry.

The book, the first in a new series starring the detective, Lena Gamble, is the cat-and-mouse game between Gamble, along with her fellow detectives, and a sadistic rapist-killer known affectionately as Romeo. 636 more words

Fiction

The Plot Thickens, Psychological Immediacy

Still busy ploughing through my novel, cutting redundant scenes that have no purpose at all in the story and upping the psychological immediacy throughout.

Psychological immediacy requires careful control. 148 more words

Writing

Review: Skulduggery Pleasant Last stand of Dead Men and The dying of the Light

Reviews by Thomas O’Brien

  • Title: Skulduggery Pleasant: Last Stand of Dead Men 
  • Author : Derek Landy
  • Genre: Adventure/Supernatural/Detective
  • Series: Yes Skulduggery Pleasant –  book 8 of 9…
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CFP: Consuming Crime (deadline 30.03)

Consuming Crime: Consumption, Commodification and Consumerism in Crime Fiction, Film and Television

The Sixth Interdisciplinary Conference of the International Crime Genre Research Network, Ireland to be held at… 509 more words

Conferences

100 Crime Films: #38 Prisoners (2013)

After a hiatus we are back with more from our 100 Crime Films video blog series. This time we discuss Prisoners (2013).

Travis Mills

Blog #8: The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith

Be warned, this blog breaks my cardinal rule of no spoilers but thanks to a lawyer most people already know that Robert Galbraith is the pen name of JK Rowling. 541 more words

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