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Run Lola Run (1998)

A young woman has 20 minutes to save her boyfriend in Tom Tykwer’s Run Lola Run (1998), an exciting German thriller that explores themes of time, fate, and love. 410 more words

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This Week in Macabre & Mysterious Media: Mar 30 - April 5th, 2015

I’m still trying to work out the best way to do Macabre & Mysterious Media. I’d like to make writing these posts easier and quicker for me, and reading them more useful for you. 834 more words

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Review: All Fall Down (Embassy Row #1)

Title: All Fall Down (Embassy Row #1)

Author: Ally Carter

Publisher: Scholastic Press

Publication date: January 20, 2015

Goodreads / Author’s website / Author’s twitter… 730 more words


Nobody Walks by Mick Herron

There’s nothing like coming home for your son’s funeral and finding out how many people want you dead, or shall we say, compromised.

Tom Bettany is an exile from a past life.   235 more words


Why I Love Writing Mystery Fiction, Part Infinity + 1

Why are fellow Austin writer Jeff Abbott and I smiling in the photo above? The clue is in the books we’re holding. We’d just enjoyed a highly entertaining talk at Book People, and were waiting to get our copies signed by the author. 46 more words


Nosferatu (1922)

By this point, theater-going audiences have been exposed to more permutations of the vampire myth than there are stars in the sky. Hollywood has produced suave vampires, zombie vampires, sparkly vampires, historical vampires, and hunky vampires—each more glitzy than the last iteration. 243 more words


Buy It, Borrow It, or Bag It: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

OK, I never claimed to be speedy at reading hot best-selling novels that are eventually made into movies during which Ben Affleck shows us his “full monty.” However, at the suggestion of my good friend and fellow author Sherri Wood Emmons, I finally got around to picking this one up… 284 more words

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