Making a Murderous Film

When Alfred Hitchcock was searching for his next film idea, he came across the book She Who Was No More by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac. He inquired about the rights and found someone had beat him to it. It was already being adapted for the big screen by Henri-Georges Clouzot. It would become the intense…

REVIEW: MR HOLMES (2015)

I am always wary of “fan fiction” of beloved characters, but Mr Holmes is brilliant. McKellen strikes a balance between the classic and arrogant Sherlock we know and love and a realistic, pitiable, complicated man. It’s 1947 and Holmes has long ago retired to his bees in Devon, with little to entertain his inquisitive mind. When…

REVIEWS: Meh…

These are the reviews that I dread.  I try to find something positive about each book I read, but sometimes a book just doesn’t fly for me.  Still, my plan is to give a fair description here so you, the reader, can decide.  Perhaps you will find a book here that becomes one of your…

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