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NEW YORK - Tom Clancy, whose high-tech, Cold War thrillers such as "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games...anticipated - world events, as in the pre-9/11 paranoid thriller "Debt of Honor," in which a jumbo jet destroys the...
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'Casa de mi Padre' is bit of a rollercoaster ride

...of your next question, no, Will Ferrell doesn't speak Spanish. "Casa de mi Padre" is a spoof, of sorts, of Mexican thrillers from the seventies and eighties, with a little telenovela feel mixed in. I can see clearly how this film came to be: Ferrell...
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Book review: "Duplicity: A Washington thriller"

...military-political heart-pounder won't be too disappointed.Fans of current-events-type novels will eat this book up. Thriller lovers will, too, so if you're searching for a cold-winter's read, here's your book. "Duplicity" will do the...
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Reeling it in: Go for a thrill ride in 'Cop Car'

...Cop Car," feels like a real throwback to the best action thrillers of the 1980s. The film opens with a scene that sold me "Cop Car" is a perfectly built homage to 80s genre thrillers - a great B movie that gets an A in my book. Grade: A...
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Reeling it in: 'Sicario' a beautiful yet bleak film

"Sicario" Lionsgate Films 2 hours, 1 minute "Sicario," the new border thriller starring Emily Blunt and Benicio Del Toro is often hard to watch. It's especially hard to watch for me because a good part of...
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Kenai Friends of the Libary prepare for Mega Book Sale!

...Friday from 10:00am to 5:30pm and Saturday 10:00am to 3:00pm. The books are organized in categories like mystery thrillers, romance, cook books, children's and young adult titles, crafts, sports and history books," said Heus. Books will...
Reeling it in: 'Fury' a grim but effective war film

...war like any other and it was hell. This week's "Fury," brought to us by David Ayer, better known for gritty police thrillers, ups the ante on the grim and bloody, but still manages to make an effective, entertaining look at the final days of the...
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Reeling it in: The bad and the not so bad on the big screen

...cinematography, I mean in terms of tone and content. Ugly doesn't necessarily mean bad, however. "Seven" is one of the best thrillers I've ever seen and it's hard to think of an uglier movie than that. "Sabotage" however merely piles on the depredations...
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Reeling it in: Despite gaps, new action flick thrills

...week's trans-Atlantic thriller "Non-Stop" is the slickest...taking on the kind of Euro-thriller, revenge action movies that...Non-Stop" is one of those thriller mysteries that is just a most modern mystery thrillers, it's kind of a cheat...
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The house that is off the beaten tracks more thrilling oomph, which makes for an ending that's just-right satisfying. I think mystery lovers and fans of thrillers will both get a kick out of reading this novel, so look for it this week. But beware ? start "The Girl on the Train...
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