Author Archives: mjdarlington
When the city heats up, so does the crime rate. To a point, that is. Writer Whet Moser investigates the relationship between crime and the weather in Chicago in this truly interesting article. Read more from Chicago Magazine. Advertisements
It’s always good news when talented directors agree to do crime shows. I’ve been a fan of Jane Campion since the 1990s, and she did a great job with Top of the Lake. It’s a noir crime drama similar to
Eight men stole $45 million from thousands of ATMs around New York City without entering a bank, menacing a teller, or pulling on a ski mask. Read about the new style of bank robbery, a true 21st century crime, from
It’s possible. How about someone who’s been arrested 396 times? She’s begging for parole, swearing that she will change and leave her life of crime behind. Read more from the Chicago Sun Times.
This was the first noir film that I ever saw. One night when I was about nine years old, I couldn’t sleep and I turned on Marked Women with Humphrey Bogart and Betty Davis.
A true mystery in a luxury hotel in the UK. A man and a woman were found floating at the bottom of the hotel pool. Read more from the Daily Mirror.
I’ve been a sucker for Tim Roth ever since he threatened to shoot up that diner in Pulp Fiction, so I’m not sure why I didn’t clue into this show earlier. It’s a private detective show with an unexpected scientific