Tag Archive: Thriller

The Oakdale Affair: Edgar Rice Burroughs – Book Review

Originally under the working title Bridge and the Oskaloosa Kid this book is one of the few contemporary thrillers by Burroughs, a partial sequel to the much loved The Mucker, and was published in Blue Book Magazine in March of…
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Two-Minute Warning (1976) – Review

If one genre was to stand out in the 70s that would be the disaster genre; Airport (1970), The Andromeda Strain (1971), The Poseidon Adventure (1972), The Towering Inferno (1974), Earthquake (1974), Avalanche (1978), Damnation Alley (1979), The Swarm (1978)…
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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) – Review

“Who in the hell would steal a subway train?” This question is asked a lot in this 1974 crime thriller by director Joseph Sargent, which was based on the hit book by Morton Freedgood under the pen name John Godey,…
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The Boy (2016) – Review

Creepy dolls in the horror genre is nothing new; from The Twilight Zone’s “Living Doll” episode to The Conjuring’s lame spin-off Annabelle we’ve been subjected to countless iteration of the scary doll motif. In the film The Boy takes the…
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