Our friends at the Feminine Critique watch Strange Days! “Fluff up that wig and jack yourself in! Christine and Emily are diving deep into Kathryn Bigelow’s 1995 sci-fi punk (and incredibly hard to find in 2020) murder mystery Strange Days. As usual, thar be spoilers! Also, a batch […]
At CrimeReads, Maureen Johnson has some precautions you can take on staying alive in quaint English villages. “You may not know you are in a Murder Village, as they look like all other villages. So when you visit Womble Hollow or Shrimpling or Pickles-in-the-Woods or Nasty Bottom or […]
Halloween looms, my dreadful darlings, have you considered your seasonal reading? Perhaps in your secret heart, not the one in your chest, but the one you have sealed in a cast glass jar and hidden high on a shelf in a cobwebbed attic or buried beneath the gelid […]
Genevieve Carlton writes about Renaissance cosmetics maker Giulia Tofana and her sideline–MURDER! “Tofana made it her mission — and her business — to help aspiring widows murder their husbands. During the Renaissance, in an era of arranged marriages that left no possibility of divorce, the only way out […]
At High on Films, Nafees Ahmed offers a list of the thirty best South Korean movies of the 21st Century–and some honorable mentions! (Thanks, Mike!)
At Vulture, Devon Ivie ranks rural British detective dramas by per capita murder rate. (And while you are here, you might be interested in Screen Editor alex’s “Murder and Intuition: Overlooking the Corpses in the Shrubbery”).
Friend of the Gutter Kate Laity considers Patricia Highsmith’s Tom Ripley and his career on film at Punk Noir magazine. “Tom Ripley was by all accounts her favourite character, one she identified with to the extent that she signed a letter to a friend ‘Pat H, alias Ripley’ […]