Tag Archives: Crime

The Happytime Murders (2018)

Review by CJ Director: Brian Henson Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Bill Barretta, Elizabeth Banks, Maya Rudolph Other notable appearances: Joel McHale, Leslie David Baker, Brian Henson, Ben Falcone Running time: 91 minutes Watch this if you liked: Sausage Party, Team America: World Police    After the murder of his brother, a star on the nostalgic hit […]
Read More »

The Fifth to Die by J.D. Barker (2018)

Review by CJ Page count: 416 ISBN: 9780544973978    After the escape of the 4MK killer, Anson Bishop, Detective Sam Porter and his team have had to relinquish the investigation to the FBI. But when Porter can’t let go of the 4MK case and move on to their next one, he puts himself, his team […]
Read More »

Hannibal: Season One

Review by CJ Director: David Slade, Michael Rymer, Peter Medak, Guillermo Navarro, Tim Hunter, James Foley, John Dahl Writer: Thomas Harris (characters from the book ‘Red Dragon’), Bryan Fuller, Jim Danger Gray, David Fury, Chris Brancato, Jennifer Schuur, Scott Nimerfro, Kai Wu, Jesse Alexander, Jennifer Schuur, Steve Lightfoot, Andrew Black Starring: Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, […]
Read More »

Ocean’s 8 (2018)

Review by CJ Director: Gary Ross Starring: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Helena Bonham-Carter, Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Midori Francis, James Corden, Richard Armitage Other notable appearances: Elliott Gould, Shaobo Qin, Dakota Fanning, Hailey Baldwin, Katie Holmes, Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian West, Jaime King, Olivia Munn, Anna Wintour Running time: 110 […]
Read More »

The Coffin Dancer by Jeffery Deaver (1998)

Review of CJ Page count: 532 ISBN: 9780671024093    Criminalist Lincoln Rhyme and his protege Amelia Sachs are visited by a ghost from Lincoln’s past — The Coffin Dancer. A ruthless assassin who will stop at nothing to hit his mark unless Rhyme and Sachs can stop him first.  The Coffin Dancer is the second […]
Read More »

The Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver (1997)

Review by CJ Page count: 432 ISBN: 9780670868711   Quadriplegic criminologist Lincoln Rhyme has decided to employ a death dealer to help him end his own life when New York City’s newest serial killer strikes. Now it is up to Rhyme to use his expertise and beat cop Amelia Sach’s street smarts to catch The […]
Read More »

The Killing: Season One

Review by CJ Director: Patty Jenkins, Ed Bianchi, Gwyneth Horder-Payton, Jennifer Getzinger, Phil Abraham, Agnieszka Holland, Dan Attias, Dan Nowak, Nicole Kassell, Keith Gordon, Brad Anderson Writer: Veena Sud, Dawn Prestwich, Nicole Yorkin, Soo Hugh, Jeremy Doner, Nic Pizzolatto, Linda Burstyn, Aaron Zelman Starring: Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell, Kristin Lehman, Eric Ladin, Michelle […]
Read More »

Huntress Moon by Alexandra Sokoloff (2015)

Review by CJ Page count: 369 Format: Kindle eBook ASIN: B00NKTTDH4    When FBI Special Agent Matthew Roarke witnesses one of his undercover agents killed in what appears to be a freak accident, it opens the door to an investigation as bizarre as it is obscure — a female serial killer whose past intwines with […]
Read More »

Mindhunter: Season One

Review by CJ Director: David Fincher, Asif Kapadia, Tobias Lindholm, Jennifer Haley, Andrew Douglas Writer: John Douglas (based on the book by), Mark Olshaker (based on the book by), Joe Penhall, Ruby Rae Spiegel, Dominic Orlando, Jennifer Haley Starring: Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv, Cotter Smith, Debbie Gross Other notable appearances: Cameron Britton, Catherine […]
Read More »

Texas Killing Fields (2011)

Review by CJ Director: Ami Canaan Mann Starring: Sam Worthington, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jessica Chastain, Chloë Grace Moretz, Jason Clarke Running time: 105 minutes Watch this if you liked: Zodiac, a low budget and low quality Se7en   A local detective (Worthington) and his New York native partner (Morgan) work against the clock to find […]
Read More »