Tag Archives: Crime

The Sixth Wicked Child by J.D. Barker (2019)

Page count:
532

ISBN:
9780990694977 

The final showdown between Detective Sam Porter’s team, the FBI and 4MK Anson Bishop. In this game of cat and mouse the body count continues to rise and tables turn in ways no-one could have imagined. 

The Sixth Wicked Child is the third novel in the 4MK Thriller series. Continue reading The Sixth Wicked Child by J.D. Barker (2019)

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 TV show The Happytime Gang, former puppet cop Phil Philips (Barretta) must rejoin forces with the human partner who betrayed him (McCarthy) to save the rest of the Gang before they have the stuffing knocked out of them.

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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 and many more in graver danger than they could have ever expected.

The Fifth to Die is the second novel in the 4MK Thriller series.

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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, Laurence Fishburne, Caroline Dhavernas

Other notable appearances:
Hettienne Park, Scott Thompson, Aaron Abrams, Eddie Izzard, Gillian Anderson, Molly Shannon, Anna Chlumsky, Gina Torres, Dan Fogler, Ellen Muth, Lance Henriksen, Kacey Rohl, Vladimir Jon Cubrt, Lara Jean Chorostecki

Running time:
41-44 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
13

 

When Will Graham (Dancy) is asked to use his empathy disorder to help the FBI catch serial killers, he is appointed a psychiatrist to ensure he doesn’t fall into the abyss. Unfortunately for Will, his psychiatrist is Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Mikkelsen) who may be working on the wrong end of the abyss.

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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 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Ocean’s 11-13, Logan Lucky, Focus

 

Danny Ocean’s sister Debbie (Bullock) brings together a team of seven other women to pull off the heist of the century at the illustrious Met Gala.

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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 novel in the Lincoln Rhyme series.

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