All posts tagged crime

Review: There Ain’t No Rest For The Wicked by Gina Gambetta

There Ain’t No Rest For The Wicked by Georgina Gambetta: A fun, suspenseful rush of crime, sex and scandal. In her short story There Ain’t No Rest For The Wicked, […]

The Way You Like It: A Brief Guide to Sex Positivity

Although it seems as if the world has been going under progressive social change faster than the speed of light over the past decade, the concept of sex positivity is […]

Exclusive Preview: Sister Act Brunch @ 100 Wardour St

In need of plans this Saturday? Do you consider yourself a bit of a musical connoisseur? Well, then have I got just the event to make your weekend start with […]

The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

Disturbing, astonishing and beautifully written, The Woman in the Window has been deemed the thriller of 2018. With the recent calamitous fervour surrounding Gone Girl and The Girl on the […]

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

“ A powerful and poignant read about familial relationships – a CUB must-read!”   In a small town in Ohio in the 1970s, Lydia Lee is the favourite child of […]

Thoroughbreds Review – Sociopathy Gets the Teenage Treatment in Cory Finley’s Chillingly Charming Debut

The teen-centric crime thriller has been a surprisingly popular sub-genre for many years. Films like Heathers, Alpha Dog, Brick and Elephant have all focused on teenage characters involved in criminal […]

Den of Thieves Review – Gerard Butler Steals the Show in Christian Gudegast’s Tightly-Constructed Bank Heist Thriller

Regardless of the quality of his films, I’ve always been a fan of Gerard Butler. Yeah sure, last year’s Geostorm was about as successful as a sunbathing session during monsoon […]

Why Do Good People Do Bad Things? The Philosophy of Criminal Behaviour.

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that nobody fits the criteria of an ideal person. As humans, we are inherently flawed, and are innately inclined to display a mixture of personality […]

Good Time Review – A Day in the Life of a Criminal Makes for an Hour and a Half of Pure Adrenaline and Aesthetic Beauty

Ben and Josh Safdie’s new crime-drama, Good Time, is not your usual foray into the genre. Where most crime films explore the life of a criminal, as in White Heat, […]