Thrillers

You're Next - The Review

Roger Crow | Posted 01.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

You're Next, the 2011 low budget stalk-and-slash thriller (finally getting a national release), owes a debt to Scream and countless other genre classics, but I doubt in 10 years filmmakers will be desperate to emulate its scares.

HURRICANE SANDY AND THE END OF DAYS

Simon Toyne | Posted 23.01.2014 | Home
Simon Toyne

There's been a bit of weather this week, you may have noticed. But while all those images of famous New York streets and landmarks, dark and awash with river water grabbed everyone's attention, it's worth pointing out that Hurricane Sandy is actually only one of three mega storms currently ravaging the planet.

Absolute Measures

Endeavour Press | Posted 16.12.2012 | Home
Endeavour Press

Last year it was Libya. Today it's Syria. 20 years ago Bosnia and the break-up of Yugoslavia was the focus of human suffering through civil war -- and in between there's been Iraq, Sierra Leone, Afghanistan, Liberia, Chechenya and many others that never reach our television screens.

Hollywood Howlers - aka My Adventures in Tinseltown

James Jackson | Posted 23.11.2011 | UK Entertainment
James Jackson

I remember a breakfast meeting with a film-maker who introduced himself with a handshake and a 'Hi, I'm an Obsessive Compulsive'. To which I responded 'How d'you do, I'm English'. Mind you, I once sat in on a private Kabbalah session with Madonna, so nothing is too strange.

Romances and Thrillers - Studying Kindle Reader's Genre Preferences

Martin Perry | Posted 20.10.2011 | UK Entertainment
Martin Perry

If there's something that the advertising for the Kindle, and indeed any eReader device, promotes, it's that reading digital books is for everyone.

Conspiracy: Theories and Thrillers

Alan Glynn | Posted 06.10.2011 | UK
Alan Glynn

I'm very fond of conspiracy theories - they're intriguing and fun, in their twisted way. But they're also very frustrating, because any big reveal will always be just out of reach, always just around the next corner. You want them to be true, and maybe some day they will be, but they're never true now.