‘Brazen’ Review- Brazenly Boring

‘Brazen‘ is a murder mystery film directed by Monika Mitchell and written by David Golden. It was made by Mandalay Pictures and had its release on Netflix. Grace (Alyssa Milano) is a crime novelist who also moonlights as a consultant for the police. She gets called by her sister Kathleen (Emilie Ullerup), a recovering drug…

‘The Chestnut Man’ TV Show Review

‘The Chestnut Man‘ is a Danish crime police procedural that was made by SAM Productions before making its way to American audiences through Netflix. Copenhagen police investigator Naia Thulin (Danica Curcic) is having trouble balancing her work life with her personal life and to make matters worse, she gets saddled with a partner from Europol…

‘Bad Detectives’ Review- A Fun Mystery

‘Bad Detectives‘ is an indie comedy mystery helmed by Presley Paras in his directorial debut and written by Chris Johnson. The movie was made by Mutiny Pictures. Ping Liu (Dralla Aierken) and Nic O’Connell (Freya Tingley) were childhood friends, but had a falling out. However, after their grandfathers pass away, the two return to Los…

Top 10 Best Sherlock Holmes Quotes

Sherlock Holmes is one of the greatest detectives in the realm of classic mysteries. From the Victorian Era to the Edwardian Time, he solved murders, kidnappings, blackmail, burglaries, and more. During his time as solving crimes, his friend and companion Dr. John Watson recorded many of his famous sayings as he recorded his cases. Here…

Classic Movie Review- Dial M For Murder

Alfred Hitchcock directs another masterpiece with ‘Dial M For Murder,’ a murder mystery written by Frederick Knott, who also wrote the stageplay for which it is based. It was released by Warner Bros. in 1954. Tony Wendice (Ray Milland) is a retired pro-tennis player whose beautiful socialite Margot (Grace Kelly) is in love with American…

Netflix ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ Volume 2 Review

Netflix released volume two of its ‘Unsolved Mysteries‘ revival. Original show creators John Cosgrove and Terry Dunn Meurer return along with Shawn Levy acting as executive producer. These six episodes deal with all manner of mysterious occurrences. Political intrigue, supernatural forces, child abductions, vanishing murderers, and strange suicides are all explored this time around. Each…

Movie Review- Wind River

Wind River is a modern take on the Western genre. It is written and directed by Taylor Sheridan, known for his brief role in the hit FX series Sons of Anarchy. This is his second feature film to direct. Winter has arrived at the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming. While on the hunt for a group…

Great Drama Read- Through A Glass Darkly by Gilbert Morris

Gilbert Morris is a premier Christian author who has brought us some amazing historical novels as well as fantasy/science fiction, but he also writes standalone faith based dramas like Through A Glass Darkly. Adam Smith woke up from a coma with no memory of who he or where he came from. All he knows is…

Great Suspense Read: Dark Justice

I have reviewed some of novelist Brandilyn Collins’ other novels including Over The Edge. She is the purveyor of what she calls Seatbelt Suspense. There is no doubt of that. Dark Justice tells the story of Hannah Shire. She is the caretaker of her mother who suffers from dementia. After they come to an accident…

Great Mystery Read- A Deadly Business by Lis Wiehl

I reviewed the first book in Lis Wiehl’s Mia Quinn Mysteries, A Matter of Trust. It took awhile, but I finally got a hold of the second book in this series, A Deadly Business.  Assistant District Attorney Mia Quinn discovers that her deceased husband had been keeping secrets from her. He had been having an…

Writers Doubt Is A Real Thing

I am a writer. I am not a fledging writer or a budding writer, I am a writer. It is true most of my works have been published on this blog, but I have written one novel and two novellas, though they have yet to be published. What few people know is that in between…

10 Books I Want To Be Movies 2014

I am a reader. No one can deny it. My shelf is filled with tons of books. One thing I love is imagining what the characters look like or sound like. One of the coolest things is seeing that book come to life. I always enjoy watching my favorite books get turned into movies as…

#amreading – Precinct 11 Trilogy by Jerry B. Jenkins

Jerry B. Jenkins has earned his place in Christian book history by co-authoring the popular Left Behind series and taking over the Christian Writer’s Guild. While he has certainly written several other books, his latest venture has been the Precinct 11 series about a fictional Chicago cop named Drake, who experienced tragedy in book 1: The…

Classic Book Review- Presumed Innocent

I recently read a book giving pointers and advice to writers, and the author of said book did nothing but praise Presumed Innocent by legal thriller author Scott Turow. The story is about a deputy District Attorney nicknamed Rusty by his colleagues. He is assigned by boss, who is running for re-election as District Attorney,…