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The Snowman: He’s taunting us…

Crime dramas always strike me as struggling on the big screen. It is undoubtedly an opinion arising from my upbringing, but a detective story is often well-suited to the serialised format of TV. The limited running time of a film ...

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Legend: Do You Think We Look Alike?

The Kray Twins have been committed to screen once again. The notorious East End gangsters who courted the world of glitz and glamour in the 60s whilst running their criminal outfit The Firm are often seen as ripe TV and ...

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Humber Boy B by Ruth Dugdall

Humber Boy B is the latest novel from Ruth Dugdall, who previously won the Debut Dagger award for The Woman before Me. This is my first exposure to the author and I found this a deeply frustrating read. The book ...

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Nightcrawler: If it bleeds, it leads…

Tales of the morally superior are overdone. As are stories of someone in a bad place, who makes bad decisions, finding a turning point in their lives and realizing the error of their ways. And then there’s stories of antiheroes. Nightcrawler takes ...

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