Month: April 2010

Fiction: NO WAY OUT by Steven Gore

“I’m gonna get this guy.” That’s what you promise yourself when you’re a thirty year-old detective working your first homicide. You tell it to everyone who’ll listen, even to the old-timers, those living antiques encased in brown sports jackets and…

Crime fiction short films: Bomb, The Raven and The Gift

Here’s three more interesting crime fiction short films. The last two are more cross genre. Brian LindenmuthBrian is the non-fiction editor of Spinetingler magazine and one of the fiction editors of Snubnose Press. In addition to Spinetingler his work has…

Captain Beefheart or James Ellroy?

Answer: Both! Who knew that Captain Beefheart and James Ellroy were brothers from another mother. Find out why after the jump. Brian LindenmuthBrian is the non-fiction editor of Spinetingler magazine and one of the fiction editors of Snubnose Press. In…

Quote for the Day: Joel Edgerton

Two choice quotes from Joel Edgerton “My theory is that noir films became less popular because they always represented the central female as a black widow,” he said. “With modern feminist ideas you can’t just keep painting females as bad,…

Interview: In The Hot Seat with Thomas Kaufman

Of the hundreds (if not thousands) of debut novels published every year, few will find the audience the author hopes for. Fewer still will feature good writing, a strong narrative voice and bring something fresh to their genre. Thomas Kaufman’s…

Treme, Episode 3, “Right Place, Wrong Time.” – review

Treme, Episode 3, “Right Place, Wrong Time.” Story by David Mills and David Simon, teleplay by David Mills, directed by Ernest Dickerson Episode 3 of Treme, “Right Place, Wrong Time.” Was all about transitions, further character development and was also…

The Square by Nash Edgerton – review

If you like to leave a movie theatre with gray hair and an anxiety disorder, Nash Edgerton’s Aussie noir The Square is definitely your nasty fucking speed.  The Square is the closest in balls, blood and suspense to the shit…

Justified – “The Collection” review

So we got some classic femme fatale shit, Raylan doing a Columbo impersonation, Hitler’s paintings, and a rock solid cliffhanger, something I’ve been waiting on all season.  We’re not quite where I want to be in this series, dear reader,…

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