Devil May Care Review

Devil May Care is a 2008 action crime spy thriller novel written by Sebastian Faulks and published by Penguin Books.  Based on the works of Ian Fleming, the story follows James Bond who is investigating a megalomaniac chemist named Dr. Julius Gorner who has a deep-seated hatred of England. Positives: Great characters Great writing Witty dialogue Interesting story Good action Negatives: Can get really slow in terms of pacing Villains are cliche with no real depth Plot:  The story follows a worn Bond who is considering a change of career. …

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Devil’s Knot Review

Devil’s Knot is a 2013 biographical crime film directed by Atom Egoyan, starring Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, Mireille Enos, Kevin Durand, and Dane DeHaan, and Bruce Greenwood.  Based on a true story as told in Mara Leveritt’s 2002 book of the same name, focusing on three teenagers known as the West Memphis Three, who were convicted of killing three young boys during the Satanic ritual abuse panic. Positives: Good characters Great performances Compelling story Good score Negatives: Slow paced Plot:  The Arkansas town of West Memphis makes national headlines when…

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Marvel’s Daredevil (Season 1) Review

Marvel’s Daredevil (Season 1) is a 2015 superhero action crime drama series created by Drew Goddard starring Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson, Toby Leonard Moore, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Bob Gunton, Ayelet Zurer, Rosario Dawson, and Vincent D’Onofrio. Season one follows Matt Murdock/Daredevil, a lawyer-by-day who fights crime at night and the rise of crime lord Wilson Fisk. Matt Murdock begins taking justice to the streets as a butt kicking masked vigilante at night but during the day has opened a law firm with his friend, Foggy Nelson.  Matt’s double life…

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Sherlock Review

Sherlock is a British crime drama television series created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, based on the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes detective stories. The series follows Sherlock Holmes (Cumberbatch) and John Watson (Freeman) as the two solve mysterious cases in modern day London. In this post, we’re reviewing Series 1 – 3 (unfortunately I haven’t watched the 4 series yet).

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Marvel’s Jessica Jones (Season 1) Review

Marvel’s Jessica Jones is a 2015 crime drama web television series created by Melissa Rosenberg for Netflix, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name.  Set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the series follows Jessica Jones, a former superhero turned private eye, who investigates cases while fighting demons from her past.  The series stars Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, Rachael Taylor, Carrie-Anne Moss, David Tennant, Erin Moriarty, Eka Darville, and Wil Traval.

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