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thriller

a book, film, play, etc., depicting crime, mystery, or espionage in an atmosphere of excitement and suspense
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Critic Rene Denfeld said in a review for The New York Times: "As a light thriller, The Escape Room delivers all that it promises.
Seen by more than four million people in over 30 countries, Thriller Live continues to moonwalk around the world, taking you on a visual, audio and electrifying journey through the magic of Michael's 45 year musical history.
The storyline of the film is being kept under the wraps but it has been made clear that it will be a science fiction thriller including bits of time traveling elements.
For example, the "thriller" in Korea belongs to "horror/thriller" stories at large book dealers, which is separate from science/SF, fantasy and mystery novels.
As such, it becomes a text that works on two levels: as a highly intelligent political thriller and as a novel of the Zeitgeist.
The youngster has been to see the Thriller musical, and has outfits like the ones Jackson wore in the Billie Jean, Thriller, and Smooth Criminal videos.
10) Amar Akbar Anthony (Malayalam/ Comedy/ Thriller)
"Thriller" has been an even bigger seller overseas, with 100 million copies of the album sold worldwide since its 1982 release.
Behind The Mirror had its global premiere in New York two months ago and has already won two awards this year, namely the Best Thriller at the Mexico International Film Festival and Best Thriller at the Manhattan Film Festival.
Along the way, he tells the story of the album's hits Billie Jean, Wanna Be Startin' Somethin', Beat It, Human Nature and Thriller. Ashley hears stories from the people who Michael worked with and gets under the skin of the Jacko myths.
JENNIFER thriller is 15 JENNIFER Lopez's stalker thriller is an hour and a half of such eye-watering, camp awfulness, you can't help but enjoy its cheesy charms.
Molndal, Sweden, December 06, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Since its publication just two months ago, by Netherworld Books (UK), "Twilight Visitor" has already been described as “…a high concept thriller that is comparable with the best of Dan Brown or Jack Higgins,” says novelist, David Luddington.