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Showcasing the best of Crime and Mystery Stories and Films from around the world.

David Farland’s Writing Tips: Opening Well — David Farland | Story Doctor

David Farland’s Writing Tips: Opening Well There’s a list of things that you need to open a story. In fact, depending upon the author you talk to, there are dozens of different lists. For example, one editor I respect recently … Continue reading

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Requiem for a Hollywood Mogul — Silver Screenings

Of all the Hollywood folks who have Gone Too Soon, one that may not immediately spring to mind is Irving G. Thalberg. You might recognize his name from the award occasionally handed out at the Oscars to purveyors of fine … Continue reading

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Suspicion — David Vining, Author

This movie is almost entirely built on performance, a gentle balance between Cary Grant exuding enigmatic charm, easy duplicitousness, and barely concealed malice, often within the same scene. The audience is set to interpret the variations in how he presents … Continue reading

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“The Lighthouse” (2019)- Movie Review — The Film Buff

Written and Directed by Robert Eggers Co-written by Max Eggers Starring Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe ‘A Tense Psychological Thriller’ Imagine being stranded on an isolated island in the 19th Century. In the wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic, we’ve become … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Of The Week: Rebecca (1940) — Wildfire Movies

Starring: Joan Fontaine, Laurence Olivier, Director: Alfred Hitchcock A naive girl finds she’s bitten off more than she can chew when she marries a man whose previous wife died under mysterious circumstances. It seems that no one can forget the … Continue reading

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10 Best Adventure Movies Of All-Time To Stream — Techkle

If you are looking to watch some adventure movies, here are some of the best adventure movies of all time which should be in your watchlist. via 10 Best Adventure Movies Of All-Time To Stream — Techkle

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Top 50 Films of the 90s — Oliver’s Twist

This list is a bit more slapdash than my list of the best albums of the 90s, posted yesterday. That’s because I simply don’t have the time to re-watch all of the films on such a list, even in lockdown. … Continue reading

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‘Endgame’ director Joe Russo thinks ‘Heat’ is greatness. He’s not wrong — Dose of Buffa

25 years ago, Michael Mann’s “Heat” changed the way people envisioned action films. The effect hasn’t lessened a single bit in the time since its release. By using an action-packed aesthetic, one with the visceral power of that bank heist … Continue reading

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Public Enemies — Police Entertainment Network — Thriller/Suspense Film and Writing Festival

In 2009, Michael Mann brought us a 1930s gangster film about the life and crimes of John Dillinger. […] The post Public Enemies appeared first on Police Entertainment Network. via Public Enemies — Police Entertainment Network via Public Enemies — Police … Continue reading

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Hugh Jackman Set as Enzo Ferrari in Michael Mann Helmed Biopic!! — Welcome to Moviz Ark!

It appears as though filmmaker Michael Mann is finally getting ready to make his Enzo Ferrari movie a reality. We hope. It was announced this past weekend that Hugh Jackman will be taking on the lead role in Mann’s long-in-the-works … Continue reading

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