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Film Review: A MOST WANTED MAN

Film Review: A MOST WANTED MAN

Directed by Anton Corbijn
Written by Andrew Bovell, based on the novel by John LeCarre
Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Grigory Dobrygin, Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, Robin Wright

In many ways this is the perfect film to end a career on. It is a dour, depressing, but intelligent story elevated to greatness by the writing and the performance of Hoffman. He looks ill, bloated, flushed and gray all…

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Greg Rucka and Neely Tucker are featured in this week’s giveaway

Greg Rucka and Neely Tucker are featured in this week’s giveaway

Crimespree magazine,  in conjunction with Friday Reads Facebook page,  is offering you a chance to win  a copies of  THE WAY OF THE DEAD by Neely Tucker as well as Greg Rucka’s ALPHA and BRAVO.

THE WAY OF THE DEAD by Neely tucker

Sully Carter, a reporter with a drinking and attitude problem, hobbled by war, loss and rage, is assigned to cover the murder of a teenage daughter of a powerful judge in…

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LONGMIRE canceled by A&E

LONGMIRE canceled by A&E

I have to say that I did not see this coming.

Cable Network A&E will not be ordering a fourth season of LONGMIRE. The show, which is based on the characters of Craig Johnson, averaged 3.7 million viewers, down 16 percent from season two.

A&E released the following statement:
We would like to thank the phenomenal cast, crew and producers of Longmire, along with our partners at Warner Horizon, for…

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Jimmy Palmiotti Picks his Five Sexiest Noir Films

Jimmy Palmiotti Picks his Five Sexiest Noir Films

I’ve been a fan of Jimmy Palmiotti for quite a while and I love all his work. His last Kickstarter with his group at Paperfilms was DENVER and it is a terrific book. They are currently running a kickstarter for a follow up to the popular SEX AND VIOLENCE. With a title like that how can you not be intrigued? I’ve been thrilled with every book Jimmy is involved with and can’t wait for this one. In…

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SENSATION COMICS FEATURING WONDER WOMAN with Kate (and Dan)

SENSATION COMICS FEATURING WONDER WOMAN with Kate (and Dan)

K: Lotta buzz going around the inter-webs about Wonder Woman being cast in the new Superman/Batman joint.

D: Yeah. SUPERMAN/BATMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE? Laaame. Snore. Yawn.

K: Hey! She doesn’t even get title credits?! I mean she’s freaking WONDER WOMAN!!! Linda Carter wouldn’t put up with this.

::picks up wall phone, dials, stares at receiver, forgets we longer have land-line::

D: ::Googles movie…

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Kurt Busiek: 5 Books That Changed My Life

Kurt Busiek: 5 Books That Changed My Life

5 Books That Changed my Life

1. THE SCARECROW OF OZby L. Frank Baum. I’m not sure why this one was the one to hit me, in particular — we had a beat-up copy of THE LAND OF OZ at home, and that’s the one I read over and over and over again — but THE SCARECROW OF OZ, which opened with Cap’n Bill and Trot getting swept from their boat by a storm and finding their way to Oz, was the book that first…

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DOCTOR WHO: DEEP BREATH coming home in September

DOCTOR WHO: DEEP BREATH coming home in September

dwdbJust weeks after debuting on BBC America, the 11th Doctor will be released on DVD and Blu-ray. BBC America and Warner Brothers Home Entertainment have set September 9th for Peter Capaldi’s Debut Trip in the TARDIS.

When the Doctor arrives in Victorian London he finds a dinosaur rampant in the Thames and a spate of deadly spontaneous combustions. Who is the new Doctor and will Clara’s friendship…

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Lehane, Scorese partner to bring Shutter Island’s Ashecliffe to HBO

Lehane, Scorese partner to bring Shutter Island’s Ashecliffe to HBO

Deadline is reporting that HBO, working with Paramount Television, is looking to bring the land of Shutter Island to cable. The series would be callsed ASHECLIFFE, the name of the mental asylum of the book, and would take place prior to the movie. It would look at the history of the hospital, the evolution of treatment and it’s dark secrets.

Martin Scorsese would direct the pilot, with Dennis…

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GONE GIRL: Vow promo

Directed by David Fincher and based on the bestselling novel by Gillian Flynn, GONE GIRL unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage.

GOTHAM: 21 minute The Legend Reborn Featurette

GOTHAM: 21 minute The Legend Reborn Featurette

September 22nd is the date that the city of The Batman undergoes a rebirth of sorts. GOTHAM begins with the murder of Bruce Wayne’s parents and follows Detective James Gordon (Ben McKenzie) and gives viewers a look at the people that will ultimately become the iconic DC characters Batman, Catwoman, The Penguin, Poison Ivy and more.

So to get folks pumped for the premiere, the folks at Fox are…

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