Articles tagged suspense

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 // 8:57 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 // 9:00 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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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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