Closer Than You Think – but way off the mark

Title: Closer Than You ThinkAuthor: Darren O’SullivanPub. Date: March 15, 2019Publisher: HarperCollins PublishersPages: 277Formats: Paperback, eBookFind it: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N Rating: ★½☆☆☆☆ A review copy of this book was provided to Nerdophiles by the publisher for a fair and honest review. Synopsis: He’s watching. She’s waiting. Having barely escaped the clutches of a serial killer, Claire Moore has struggled […]

Cruel Acts – A Thrilling Detective Procedural

Title: Cruel ActsAuthor: Jane CaseyPub. Date: April 15, 2019Publisher: HarperCollins PublishersPages: 369Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, eBookFind it: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N Synopsis Review I’ve been in a mystery mood lately, and Cruel Acts scratched that itch. Cruel Acts is the 8th book in a police procedural series helmed by the meticulous female detective, Maeve Kerrigan. Though it’s the 8th in the […]

The Happytime Murders Surprises!

Release Date: August 24th, 2018 Cast: Bill Barretta, Melissa McCarthy, Joel McHale, Elizabeth Banks, Maya Rudolph Director: Brian Henson Studio: Black Bear Pictures, Henson Alternative, H.Brothers, On the Day Productions, STXfilms Distributor: STX Films IMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia Phil Philips, the main puppet played by Bill Barretta (seriously, they shoulda just used his real name), is a former […]

Baby Driver – All You Need is One Killer Track

Release Date: June 28, 2017 Cast: Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James, Jon Bernthal, Eiza Gonzalez, Jon Hamm, and Jamie Foxx Director: Edgar Wright Studio: Big Talk Productions, Working Title Films, Media Rights Capital Distributor: Tristar Pictures Review Spoilers: Light IMDB | Wikipedia | Rotten Tomatoes Edgar Wright’s newest flick is, like any Edgar Wright movie, slick, stylish, and cool. […]

Trust Me: Netflix’s Original Movie iBoy is Not as Cheesy as it Seems

Release Date: January 27th, 2017 Cast: Bill Milner, Maisie Williams, Miranda Richardson, Rory Kinnear, Jordan Bolger, Charley Palmer Rothwell Director: Adam Randall Studio: Wigwam Films, Pretty Pictures, Netflix, XYZ Films Distributor: Netflix, XYZ Films Genre(s): Action, Crime, Sci-Fi Based On: iBoy by Kevin Brooks Review Spoilers: Low IMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia The […]

Live By Night is a Slick, Solid, Fast-Paced Story

Release Date: January 13th, 2017 Cast: Ben Affleck, Elle Fanning, Brendan Gleeson, Chris Messina, Sienna Miller, Zoe Saldana, Chris Cooper Director: Ben Affleck Studio: Appian Way Productions, Pearl Street Films Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures Genre: Crime Drama Review Spoilers: Low IMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia Live By Night, the latest collaboration […]

Image Comic’s The Fuse Vol. 1 Takes Police Procedurals Out of This World

The Fuse Vol. 1: The Russia Shift Author: Anthony Johnson Artist: Justin Greenwood Release Date: August 27, 2014 Publisher: Image Comics Source: NetGalley DRC Genre(s): Science Fiction, Crime Rating: ★★★★☆ Review Spoilers:  Low GoodReads | Amazon We are in the midst of a science fiction comic book Renaissance and we really, truly have Image Comics to thank for […]

The Casebook of Newbury and Hobbes is a Nice Little Steampunk Romp but Do Yourself a Favor and Read the Other Books First

The Casebook of Newbury and Hobbes Author: George Mann Release Date: September 24, 2013 Publisher: Titan Books Source: Titan Books Genre(s): Steampunk, Mystery, Crime Rating: ★★★☆☆ Review Spoilers:  Low GoodReads | Amazon These days Sherlock Holmes is all the rage. Okay, so, let’s be real. Ever since his inception Sherlock Holmes has been all the rage. There have […]

“RoboCop” Is Surprisingly Good, Without Being Campy

[youtube=] RoboCop (2014) Release Date: February 12, 2014 Cast: Joe Kinnaman, Abbie Cornish, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson, Jay Baruchel Director: Joe Padilha Studio: MGM, Columbia Pictures Distributor: Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Genre(s): Action, Sci-Fi, Crime Rating: ★★★★☆ Review Spoilers: High IMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia I enjoyed […]