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London After Midnight by Thomas Mann (book review).

November 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
London After Midnight by Thomas Mann (book review).

For those who don’t know, the 1927 film ‘London After Midnight’ directed by Todd Browning isn’t available for viewing. The last copy in the MGM vault was lost in a fire in 1965, although you can google up photos from it, significant because they feature master of disguise, Lon Chaney. Thomas Mann, in his introduction […]

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Narcos: Mexico (trailer).

October 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Narcos: Mexico (trailer).

The next series of Narcos shifts the action from Colombia in the 1980s to the origins of Mexico’s drug war (the Guadalajara Cartel in the 1980s as Félix Gallardo – played by Diego Luna – takes the helm). The excellent Michael Peña shifts from the Ant-Man movies to pick up the lead role of the […]

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Vice (political satire movie: trailer).

October 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
Vice (political satire movie: trailer).

The story of Dick Cheney, the most powerful U.S. Vice President in history, and how his policies changed the world as we know it, is examined in the film Vice. It’s a crime caper. He stole the nation! Christian Bale really steals this part, too, by the look of things. One for the political wonks […]

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House of Cards (season 6 trailer).

October 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
House of Cards (season 6 trailer).

Here’s the season six trailer for Netflix’s last House of Cards – and much like the new Dr Who, the women are firmly in charge. Not sure if they will be able to do too many Trump-relevant nods, though – maybe in that parallel universe where Hilary won?

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House of Cards: final season trailer.

September 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
House of Cards: final season trailer.

Here’s the trailer for the last season of House of Cards. It looks like Kevin Spacey’s US President has been killed off and the VP – aka his wife – if now the head honcho. If you think the intrigue, murder and double dealing is going to be dialled down, though, think again! This bad […]

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The World Of Sherlock Holmes: The Facts And Figures Behind The World’s Greatest Detective by Martin Fido (book review).

July 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
The World Of Sherlock Holmes: The Facts And Figures Behind The World’s Greatest Detective by Martin Fido (book review).

‘The World Of Sherlock Holmes’, a production from the Sherlock Holmes Museum is written by Martin Fido and was first issued in 2015. It’s an interesting and nicely presented examination of both Arthur Conan Doyle’s immortal detective and the world he helped create. Illustrations and photographs illuminate the text which is clearly laid out in […]

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King of Thieves (crime movie trailer).

June 25, 2018 | By | Reply More
King of Thieves (crime movie trailer).

Michael Caine headlines this true crime flick about a crew of retired crooks pull off a heist in London’s Hatton Garden jewellery district. 

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London Fields (crime movie trailer).

June 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
London Fields (crime movie trailer).

Here’s the London Fields movie based on the classic novel of the same name by Martin Amis. Clairvoyant femme fatale Nicola Six has been living with a dark premonition of her impending death by murder. She begins a tangled love affair with three uniquely different men: one of whom she knows will be her murderer. […]

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The Old Man and the Gun (crime movie trailer).

June 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Old Man and the Gun (crime movie trailer).

The Old Man and the Gun movie is based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to a string of heists that confounded authorities. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to […]

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White Boy Rick (crime movie trailer).

June 5, 2018 | By | Reply More
White Boy Rick (crime movie trailer).

Here’s the true(ish) story of a 15-year-old Hillbilly crime lord who rose to power in the drug trade – along with the kid’s dad, played by Matthew McConaughey, in the aptly-named film, White Boy Rick.

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