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Marvel’s <i>Iron Fist</i> Season 1 Review: Episodes 1-4
Blogs
March 24 2017

Marvel’s Iron Fist Season 1 Review: Episodes 1-4

Hello, and welcome back the world of the Marvel Cinematic Universe! My name is Dave Richards,...
Review: <i>Personal Shopper</i> (2017)
Blogs
March 23 2017

Review: Personal Shopper (2017)

It’s rational to think that one hasn’t fully matured as a human until they’ve...
The Dark Tower: <i>The Wind Through the Keyhole</i> Part II
Blogs
March 21 2017

The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole Part II

Last week, we began The Wind Through the Keyhole with a major storm and another of Roland's stories....
<i>The Walking Dead</i> Power Rankings 7.14: “The Other Side”
Blogs
March 20 2017

The Walking Dead Power Rankings 7.14: “The Other Side”

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In last night's episode of The Walking Dead, we were granted a few characterization...
Review: <i>Raw</i> (2017)
Blogs
March 20 2017

Review: Raw (2017)

When your debut feature film receives attention for containing materials that causes audience...
Review: <i>The Return</i> by Joseph Helmreich
Blogs
March 16 2017

Review: The Return by Joseph Helmreich

The Return by Joseph Helmreich will appeal to anyone who has ever wondered ... what’s out there? What...
Review: <i>Murder at the Fortune Teller’s Table</i> by Janet Finsilver
Blogs
March 15 2017

Review: Murder at the Fortune Teller’s Table by Janet Finsilver

A Murder at the Fortune Teller's Table by Janet Finsilver is the 3rd book in the Kelly Jackson...
The Dark Tower: <i>The Wind Through the Keyhole</i> Part I
Blogs
March 14 2017

The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole Part I

Last week, we ended Wizard and Glass in a makeshift Emerald City before Maerlyn's Rainbow trainsported...
<i>The Walking Dead</i> Power Rankings 7.13: “Bury Me Here”
Blogs
March 13 2017

The Walking Dead Power Rankings 7.13: “Bury Me Here”

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Last night's episode of The Walking Dead brought us cobblerus interruptus, an extremely poorly...
Review: <i>The Love Witch</i> (2016)
Blogs
March 13 2017

Review: The Love Witch (2016)

One sign of a worthwhile film is that it can be experienced on different levels. This is the...
<i>The Return</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
March 11 2017

The Return: New Excerpt

The Return by Joseph Helmreich will appeal to anyone who has ever wondered ... what’s out there?...
Review: <i>The Widow’s House</i> by Carol Goodman
Blogs
March 9 2017

Review: The Widow’s House by Carol Goodman

The Widow's House by Carol Goodman is a chilling Gothic novel and a harrowing tale of psychological...
Review: <i>The Lovecraft Squad: All Hallows Horror</i> by John Llewellyn Probert & Stephen Jones
Blogs
March 8 2017

Review: The Lovecraft Squad: All Hallows Horror by John Llewellyn Probert & Stephen Jones

The Lovecraft Squad: All Hallows Horror by John Llewellyn Probert & Stephen Jones is the...
5 New Books to Read this Week: March 7, 2017
Blogs
March 8 2017

5 New Books to Read this Week: March 7, 2017

Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books...
Review: <i>The Devil’s Bible</i> by Dana Chamblee Carpenter
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March 6 2017

Review: The Devil’s Bible by Dana Chamblee Carpenter

The Devil's Bible by Dana Chamblee Carpenter is the 2nd book in the Bohemian Gospel series (available...
<i>The Walking Dead</i> Power Rankings 7.12: “Say Yes”
Blogs
March 6 2017

The Walking Dead Power Rankings 7.12: “Say Yes”

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In another prime example of how to draw things out, “Say Yes” gave us an entire episode...
Review: <i>Get Out</i> (2017)
Blogs
March 6 2017

Review: Get Out (2017)

Social thrillers are hard to pull off. While, sure, there have been numerous genre films that...
5 New Books to Read this Week: February 28, 2017
Blogs
March 1 2017

5 New Books to Read this Week: February 28, 2017

Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books...
Now Win <i>This</i>!: The Fourth Paper Caper Sweepstakes
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February 28 2017

Now Win This!: The Fourth Paper Caper Sweepstakes

We've done it before, and we're doing it again! Don't miss out on a chance to win...
The Dark Tower: <i>Wizard and Glass</i>, Part VIII
Blogs
February 28 2017

The Dark Tower: Wizard and Glass, Part VIII

Last week, we began the final showdown with Roland's gang and the Big Coffin Hunters. This week,...
<i>The Walking Dead</i> Power Rankings 7.11: “Hostiles and Calamities”
Blogs
February 27 2017

The Walking Dead Power Rankings 7.11: “Hostiles and Calamities”

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Last week, after Rick emerged from the Octagon victorious, he made a promise to the Garbage People...
Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in March 2017
Blogs
February 27 2017

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in March 2017

Sometimes quality is better quantity—and that seems to be the case here with Netflix's...
Review: <i>Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal</i> by Mike Mignola & Tom Sniegoski
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February 23 2017

Review: Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal by Mike Mignola & Tom Sniegoski

Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal by Mike Mignola and Tom Sniegoski is a beautifully...
<i>Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
February 22 2017

Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal: New Excerpt

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Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal by Mike Mignola and Tom Sniegoski is a beautifully...
The Dark Tower: <i>Wizard and Glass</i>, Part VII
Blogs
February 21 2017

The Dark Tower: Wizard and Glass, Part VII

Last week, the cards were turned and plans were set into motion. This week, we get our final showdown...
<i>The Walking Dead</i> Power Rankings 7.10: “New Best Friends”
Blogs
February 20 2017

The Walking Dead Power Rankings 7.10: “New Best Friends”

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This show is rapidly approaching a Game of Thrones level of characters, but not in a good way....
<i>Doctor Who</i>: The Greatest Mystery and Horror Tales (2005-2015)
Blogs
February 17 2017

Doctor Who: The Greatest Mystery and Horror Tales (2005-2015)

The Doctor is an alien humanoid over two thousand years old, has two hearts, and has regenerated...
Page to Screen: <i>The Birds</i>: du Maurier & Hitchcock
Blogs
February 16 2017

Page to Screen: The Birds: du Maurier & Hitchcock

Daphne du Maurier published her story “The Birds” in her 1952 collection called The...
The Dark Tower: <i>Wizard and Glass</i>, Part VI
Blogs
February 14 2017

The Dark Tower: Wizard and Glass, Part VI

Last week, the tension built as the man in black showed up in Mejis. This week, plans are set in motion...
<i>The Walking Dead</i> Power Rankings 7.09: “Rock in the Road”
Blogs
February 13 2017

The Walking Dead Power Rankings 7.09: “Rock in the Road”

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Last night's episode of The Walking Dead had more of a familiar feel to it, as a number...