Results tagged “thriller”

Film review: Pioneer (15)

By Giles Broadbent on April 9, 2014 1:01 AM |

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WHAT'S ON

Pioneer
(15) 111mins
★★★★✩

If a film about laying an oil-pipe in '80s Norway doesn't sound like your idea of entertainment, think again. Pioneer, the latest film by Erik Skjoldbjærg, manages to take that nap-friendly premise and turn it into a fast-paced true story thriller that shows Hollywood how it's done, writes Rob Leane.

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BOOK
Harbour
John Ajvide Lindqvist
£17, Quercus

IN A NUTSHELL
Lindqvist's effort is exceptionally chilling right up to the point he reveals the source of evil in his tale - then it becomes a little dull.

What We're Reading

By Kay Lockett on September 24, 2010 11:55 AM |

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BOOK
Evil In Return by Elena Forbes
Quercus £12.99
1/5

IN A NUTSHELL
A successful author is found dead having been brutally tortured. Then another dumped body convinces DI Mark Tartaglia that the killer doesn't just have a gripe with writers.

What We're Reading

By Kay Lockett on July 27, 2010 1:23 PM |

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BOOK
The Leaping, by Tom Fletcher
Quercus, £7.99

IN A NUTSHELL
When the sky is blood-red, when the rivers freeze and snow lies upon the fells, it's time for the wolves to cross - time for the Leaping.

AA-oct15-jacko7.jpgThe King of Pop might be dead but his memory lives on in an exhibition of memorabilia opening later this month at The O2.

Michael Jackson: The Official Exhibition opens on October 28 at The O2 Bubble, and these pictures give Wharf readers an exclusive taste of what fans can expect to see.