Articles tagged suspense

Rats, Writing, and the Nature of Evil: A Night With Stephen King

Stephen King and George RR Martin prove to be a dynamic duo on King's End of Watch tour.

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Be It Victorian England or ‘50s-era America, Women Are Driven Bonkers

In several projects, Eleanor Parker embodied women trapped in desperate circumstances in 'The Woman in White' and 'Lizzie'.

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Library of America Rethinks Women and the Hard Boiled Tradition in New Set of Women’s Crime Writing

This box set represents a nuanced perspective not only of the crime fiction genre, but of women's contributions to mid-century American culture.

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Delighfully Freaky Horror: Capturing the Drama and Surrealism of Dracula

The nightmare-inducing haunts of the infamous Count Dracula are brought to eerie new heights in the remastered Blu-ray release of Francis Ford Coppola's Bram Stoker's Dracula.

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The Fictions of Anxiety in ‘The Last of Philip Banter’

An examination of internalized fears, The Last of Philip Banter explores the social culture of the working-class through a careful dissection of mental illness.

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‘Mind of Winter’ Is a Thrilling Page-Turner with Shimmering Prose and a Heart-Wrenching Ending

Laura Kasischke's tenth novel is a dark fairytale about the sacrifices of motherhood and of secrets so deep, we learn to keep them even from ourselves.

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‘Fallen Land’: A Provocative Descent from Ambition to Madness

Unorthodox literary tactics imbue Fallen Land with psychological drama, keen social commentary, and riveting suspense all at once.

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‘The Sleepwalkers’ Has Me Hoping Hollywood is Paying Attention

The Sleepwalkers is a taunt, gripping, and relentless read. It's full of literary MacGuffins and red herrings, not to mention the odd plot twist, and it will keep you turning the pages.

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27 Jan 2010 // 9:57 PM

The Skeptic

With its B-list actors, cheesy dialog and two-dimensional drama, this feels like one of the cheaply-produced TV movies broadcast and cable networks used to churn out on a weekly basis.

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23 Apr 2009 // 10:00 PM

Amberville by Tim Davys

A drug-intoxicated homosexual prostitute gazelle and other scary stuffed animals populate this extremely odd mystery novel.

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Tricks or Treats? Ten Halloween Blu-rays That May Disrupt Your Life

// Short Ends and Leader

"The best of this stuff'll kill you.

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