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A walk among the tombstones [based on the book] by dir. by

A walk among the tombstones dir. Scott Frank

In 1991 three men robbed a bar that was known not to charge police officers for their drinks. Matthew Scudder was off duty and drinking at the time. When they shot the barmen he took off after them. He killed two and wounded the third. He also then gave up drinking and the police force. Now he works as an

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Dark Jenny by

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Sitting in Angelina’s Tavern, Eddie LaCrosse’s winter evening is suddenly disturbed by a delivery. The delivery of a coffin to be precise. Obviously this piques the interest of the other tavern patrons. And it is a dark winter night, what better than a tale involving the noble King Marcus Drake, and his legendary Knights of the Double Tarn. And in

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Clouds of witness by

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After solving the mystery of Whose Body Lord Peter Wimsey holidays in the wilds of Corsica, but, tiring of the rustic and wanting a bit of luxury he heads to Paris where he gets the shocking news that his brother, the Duke of Denver, has been arrested for murder. And the victim was Denis Cathcart, his sister’s fiancée. Wimsey heads for home straight away, and together with Inspector Parker he begins to investigate what actually happened.

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Moonlight 1.01 dir. by

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Look, this is a new series with a vampire detective, so I hereby promise that there will be many and varied references to how much I miss Angel[1] but it does have Jason Dohring, so I’m keeping an open mind. As always with my telly recaps, beware of spoilers, cause they won’t be hidden. Linknotes: cause I really really do.

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Veronica Mars 1.02 – Credit Where Credit’s Due dir. by

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We open with Wallace and Veronica discovering how boring their lives are, as they have no plans for the weekend. Wallace shows Veronica a flier about a party, which he vaguely wants to crash. But it is in code, the 09-ers don’t ant undesirables at their beach party. At aforementioned party we see Duncan and a stranger chatting in a

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