Walter Matthau, man of action?

The series of ten Martin Beck novels written by Swedish husband and wife Per Wahlöö and Maj Sjöwall between 1965 and 1975 are not entirely conventional mysteries. They are police procedurals which focus on the tedious sifting of facts and clues which may or may not lead anywhere, in which accident and coincidence often abruptly […]

Blasts from the past

DVD of the Week: All White in Barking/Men of the City

Recent miscellaneous viewing, part three

Ghosts, Monsters and Swordplay

Damnation and the Fields of Ambrosia