Icelandic Baltasar Kormakur To Direct Jo Nesbo Movie “I Am Victor”

SF Studios, a Swedish Film Production Company, has announced that Icelandic director Baltasar Kormákur (Trapped) is to make “I Am Victor”, an English language feature based on Jo Nesbo’s forthcoming novel. The book will be adapted by Neal Purvis and Robert Wade for movie production. The two writers have been 007’s go-to script writers for more than…

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14 Neo-Noir Movies to Watch Over Your Weekends

If you are a huge fan of neo-noir movies, you are not alone: With dark themes, morally ambiguous characters, and twisted plots which usually feature broken detectives or femme fatales, these films are among the favorites of many. Below you can find 14 films from this genre which we love above many others: 14. Memento…

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Swedish Director Daniel Alfredson To Make Hakan Nesser Intrigo Trilogy

Hakan Nesser (born 21 February 1950) is a familiar name for the fans of Scandinavian Crime Fiction. The Swedish author and teacher who has written a number of successful novels, has won Best Swedish Crime Novel Award three times, and his novel Hour of the Wolf won the prestigious Glass Key award in 2000. His…

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Books and the Movies They Inspire: Is Hollywood Finally Getting It?

You’re in the movies and already excited! You have your ice-cold drink and your large buttered popcorn.  The smell is making your mouth water.  You’ve got your favorite seat so you can see every scene in the movie and miss nothing! 

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Amazon Prime Is Bringing Bryan Cranston Back With The Infiltrator

Bryan Cranston, who is very well-known among thriller fans know for his stellar performance as Walter White in Breaking Bad, is now available on Amazon Prime with a new thriller movie titled The Infiltrator. The new drama / thriller film which first went on the big screen in 2016 tells the story of an undercover U.S.…

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Historic Estonian Crime Novel To Be Turned Into Movie

Film production company Exitfilm is currently working on turning Estonia's first gothic crime fiction "Apothecary Melchior and the Mystery of St. Olaf's Church" into a full feature film.  According to the Estonian Public Broadcasting, the script is currently in development and an idea of creating a six-episode TV series based on the novels has also…

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Crime Novels By Norwegian Author Anne Holt In Series Development

 After the success of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, another series of Scandinavian crime novels is going to appear on TV; but this time from Norway… Anne Holt’s eight-novel Hanne Wilhelmsen series may be turned into a television series in the near future. The Hanne Wilhelmsen series of novels started with Blind Goddess in 1993, and…

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Liam Neeson To Play In Crime Thriller “A Walk Among The Tombstones”

Liam Neeson has been confirmed to star in crime thriller ‘A Walk Among The Tombstones,’ which will begin shooting in New York next year and is based on Lawrence Block’s popular crime novel of the same name. The Irish actor will play Matt Scudder, the lead character in Block’s series of novels with the feature…

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Serial Killer Drama “Appropriate Adult” Leads British BAFTA TV Awards

(Reuters) – A British mini-series based on the life of serial killer Fred West led the BAFTA TV nominations on Tuesday with four, including best actor and actress for the two central characters. "Appropriate Adult" features Dominic West as Fred West, charged with the murder of 12 girls and young women but who was found…

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Have You Seen The Swedish “Wallander”?

Although many of the folks who saw "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" featuring Daniel Craig liked the movie; they liked the original Swedish version as much if not more. We guess the same holds with Wallander. I was fascinated when I watched Henning Mankell struggling detective on TV on PBS channel. Kenneth Branagh did…

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Lee Child’s Novel On The Screen With Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise and a stupendous cast will star in Paramount Studios One Shot to be released on February 8, 2013. This is the first film in a projected trilogy based on the novels written by Lee Child. Based on the author's comments, he doesn't expect to see a literal translation: "Without comparing himself to Bob…

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