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The Girl On The Train - Paula Hawkins (Book Review)

The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins is so good that you have to occasionally remind yourself that this is her debut novel. A fact that should have all mystery readers excited for what is to come! 632 more words

Book Reviews

With a Friend Like Harry... [subtitled]

Almost every description, every review I saw of this French film before I watched it compared it in style to a Hitchcock movie. And absolutely that makes sense. 823 more words


Stuck in a Dungeon with You: The Claustrophobic Comeback of 'Scandal'

It’s been a couple months since I got down with some Scandal¬†and last Thursday’s comeback episode had me utterly confused. In fact, I blurted out a “WTF” during the chaotic opening scene with Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) sprinting like Usain Bolt down some strange hallway. 314 more words


Alfred Hitchcock: 4'0 clock

So this film made by Alfred Hitchcock was pretty good. I’m not telling you what happened again, because I want you to watch the film yourself and then say what you thought. 52 more words

Speculative Fiction

October 11, 2014: Diabolique (1955)

Logline: The wife of a cruel headmaster and his mistress join forces to murder him.

Review: The filmmaker Henri-Georges Clouzot made a number of suspense films that earned him the reputation of a French Hitchcock.   208 more words

Horror Films

Film review: Before I go to Sleep

Based on S.J Watsons bestselling Novel, Before I go to Sleep is a Hitchcockian thriller with Nicole Kidman staring as the usual blond heroin and Colin Firth as her tall dark counterpart. 402 more words


The Conversation (1974)

Genre: Thriller

Cast: Gene Hackman, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

Synopsis: An audio surveillance specialist becomes obsessed with a recording he has made after he suspects that the subjects in the recording will be murdered. 616 more words