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Crime (genre)

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  • Crimes grow in rich Appalachian soil

    Crimes grow in rich Appalachian soil
    Say the word "Appalachia" in some variant or another and the probability is pretty high that someone will come back with a humorous remark — or one he or she thinks is funny, but isn't. It's a region that stretches as far north as the state of New...
  • Conn. Home Invasion Killer's Elaborate Oyster Suicide Plan

    Conn. Home Invasion Killer's Elaborate Oyster Suicide Plan
    HARTFORD, CT -- While Steven Hayes sat on Connecticut's death row late in 2011, the trial of his accomplice in the Cheshire home invasion killings was underway in a New Haven courtroom. Joshua Komisarjevsky's lawyers were rolling out a no-holds-barred,...
  • British TV cops are a tormented lot

    British TV cops are a tormented lot
    Channel-surf almost any night of the week in Britain and chances are you'll come across a gruesome crime drama featuring a dark and tortured soul whose brutal, morally repellent deeds make you recoil in horror. And that's just the detective. The...
  • Book review: 'Kind of Blue' by Miles Corwin

    Book review: 'Kind of Blue' by Miles Corwin
    Kind of Blue A Novel Miles Corwin Oceanview Publishing: 324 pp., $25.95 In previous books such as "The Killing Season" and "Homicide Special," Miles Corwin explored the inner workings of the Los Angeles Police Department. As a crime reporter for the...
  • The plain truths of Oscar winners

    The plain truths of Oscar winners
    Ozark waitresses turned boxers. Los Angelenos battling over racial and social inequality. Boston's criminal element and a do-gooder detective. A West Texas cowboy and a satchel of money. A slum kid from India and a game show. Bomb specialists in Iraq...
  • Stieg Larsson's 'Girl' is an international publishing phenomenon

    Stieg Larsson's 'Girl' is an international publishing phenomenon
    Massive, worldwide success often remains a bit enigmatic, but this publishing breakthrough seemed especially unlikely. The first novel begins with the dull thud of a family tree full of foreign names: The book starts slowly — digging into arcane...
  • Review: 'Vengeance' by Benjamin Black has little at stake

    Review: 'Vengeance' by Benjamin Black has little at stake
    -------------------- Vengeance A Novel Benjamin Black Henry Holt: 307 pp., $26 -------------------- I've always been a little suspicious of Benjamin Black. Or, more precisely, of the "nudge, nudge, wink, wink" aspect of his identity. Black, after...
  • Matthew McConaughey, Michael Connelly talk 'The Lincoln Lawyer' over beers

    Matthew McConaughey, Michael Connelly talk 'The Lincoln Lawyer' over beers
    Matthew McConaughey has just cracked open his second Corona when the man wearing Mardi Gras beads and a Village People policeman's cap approaches his car. "Do you know Duane?" the inebriated-looking man asks with suspicion, poking his head inside the...
  • Disney details are key to 'Kingdom Keepers'

    Disney details are key to 'Kingdom Keepers'
    In the mind of Ridley Pearson, Disney villains have plans to take over the world, "it's a small world" dolls are their henchmen, there's a jail beneath Pirates of the Caribbean and mysteries are solved by kids who turn into holograms after the theme parks...
  • Netflix to premiere all eight episodes of 'Lilyhammer' simultaneously

     
    As Netflix debuts its first original series, "Lilyhammer," on February 6, the video subscription service has settled on a scheduling strategy suited for the digital world: making every episode available at once....
  • Laughs amid the dark stuff at Scandinavian Film Fest L.A.

     
    Starting this weekend and continuing Jan. 14 and 15, the noncompetitive Scandinavian Film Festival L.A. boasts a “smorgasbord of Nordic cinema” with features, shorts and documentaries from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden —...