Kern County Deputy Sheriff Joe Deacon is sent to Los Angeles for what should have been a quick evidence-gathering assignment. Instead, he becomes embroiled in the search for a serial killer who is terrorizing the city.
Whether they follow a more traditional pattern, like the newly released Mr Holmes, or tend towards the grittier side of things, like 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo', the whodunit mysteries in this collection prove the genre's charms have not diminished with time.
Movies in the vein of 'Drive': sleek, sexy, dark, pessimistic, and gritty, these contemporary Crime-Noirs prove the genre has not faded to black; make sure to check out 'Blue Ruin' for a recent addition to the oeuvre!
Thrillers in the style of 'Seven': Watch police detectives play cat-and-mouse with some seriously twisted felines in a complex dance between hunter and hunted, where the roles are often reversed. Check out 'Crimson Rivers' for an overlooked foreign gem starring Jean Reno!