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4 September 2021

Sinister Saturday: The crimes of Jerome Brudos, The Shoe Fetish Slayer

Many serial killers have fixations; some with disturbing and carnal things. Jerome Brudos was a killer who couldn’t get rid of his dark thoughts, and instead acted upon them, leaving ...

4 September 2021

September 4 Movie News Roundup: Jackass Forever delay, The Flash welcomes new actor, and more!

This past week signifies not only the move from August to September (2021), but also the news of early reviews for King Richard, first images of Megan Fox’s new movie ...
2 September 2021

A short guide for writing psychological thrillers, by Jennifer Harvey

As a writer of psychological thrillers, I am often asked what it’s like to confront the darker aspects of the human psyche and how difficult it is to live with ...
2 September 2021

Seven pitfalls to avoid when writing your first psychological thriller, by Emma Curtis

To celebrate the release of her new novel Invite Me In, we asked author Emma Curtis to write us an exclusive piece that gives aspiring writers some top tips on how ...
1 September 2021

Easy A revisited: Why this movie is still relevant 11 years later

In light of National Self-Care Awareness Month starting today (September 1st, 2021), it felt only right to highlight the wonderful movie that is Easy A, with Emma Stone in the ...
31 August 2021

Writing the middle grade books on the shelf that talk openly about mental health, by Susan L. Read

Young people dealing with mental health issues is not something new. As an educator for over 40 years, I can recall (with the benefit of hindsight) many students over the ...
31 August 2021

Seven things you need to know about fortune-telling, by Lisa Boswell

Do you want to delve into the world of fortune-telling, but you are unsure where to begin? Having the ability to predict the future has many benefits, from improved relationships ...
31 August 2021

Seven of the best films coming out in September 2021 from Marvel, Universal and more!

The cinemas opening their doors again was probably one of the most exciting things about the end of lockdown. People could once more get excited about losing themselves in the ...
30 August 2021

Toyota Highlander driver Steve Backshall Prepare for the Perfect Family Camping Expedition

Toyota has teamed up with Steve Backshall to provide essential tips on how to prepare for and enjoy the ideal family camping adventure. The TV adventurer, author and wildlife expert ...

28 August 2021

Sinister Saturday: The Zodiac Killer

Many crimes and murders unfortunately go unsolved in the world, but not due to lack of effort by law enforcement. However, some cases simply prove too tough or lack evidence, ...

28 August 2021

August 28 Movie News Roundup: Ryan Reynolds’ new project, John Wick filming locations, and more!

This week has been filled with more exciting movie news! Eddie Murphy and Jonah Hill are joining forces in a new comedy, The Old Guard sequel has a director on ...
28 August 2021

Famous Women Who are Making a Positive Change in the World

There is an endless list of women who are trying to make a positive change in the world, many of which go unnoticed.  Of course, most famous women are mainly ...
25 August 2021

Fast and Furious 10 sets 2023 release date

Warning: Contains spoilers for Fast 9 The Fast and Furious franchise has been around since 2001, with the movie focusing officer Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker) and Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel), ...
25 August 2021

Spider-Man Homecoming revisited: We look back on Tom Holland’s first solo Spidey film

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) officially began in 2008 with Iron Man, and has only become more beloved and successful since then. With iconic characters being brought onto the big ...
24 August 2021

Family relationships, bonds, ties and secrets, by Alison Booth

For my first seven years, my parents, sister and I lived with my maternal grandparents, and our family bonds were strong. We were also connected by our love of art: ...
24 August 2021

Baz Luhrmann's Romeo and Juliet: 25 years on

Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet is turning 25 this year and is still a milestone watch in adolescence; it has stayed youthful without succumbing to that retrospective wince that a ...
23 August 2021

The sure way to change your life; commit to a long-distance hike!

For 52 days my life was completely different. My days were simple - I'd wake up, eat, pack down the tent, walk, eat, rest, walk, pitch up the tent, eat, ...
21 August 2021

Sinister Saturday: Joel Rifkin and his haunting obsession

With quite a few serial killers, their lonesome ways are often the result of being dismissed and rejected through most of their life, causing possible anger issues and even deadly ...

21 August 2021

August 21 Movie News Roundup: DC’s Black Canary gets solo film, updates on Deadpool 3, and more!

This week (beginning August 16th, 2021) has been non-stop when it comes to movie news. There are reports of Anthony Mackie officially signing a deal to return to the Marvel ...
20 August 2021

The 5 Best Casino Movies of All Time - Have You Watched Them?

Regardless of whether you enjoy gambling, casinos often make the cool plot of a movie. Over the years, there have been some amazing gems of cinematic beauty that have seeped ...
19 August 2021

FemaleFirst Review The New Honda Jazz 1.5i-MMD Crosstar EX eCVT

Here at Femalefirst we are always looking to find our visitors the perfect car for them and as far as cars that are fit for purpose, then Honda Motors are ...
19 August 2021

Where I got my inspiration for new novel The Fire Portrait, by Barbara Mutch

I am always intrigued by the idea of migration… what makes people leave their homes? And what do they imagine awaits them at their destination? Sometimes it is a forced ...
19 August 2021

Writing about toxic relationships, by Amanda Robson

I hate toxic people, and after mixing with a number of bitchy females at both school and university, avoid them at all costs. But writing about them is cathartic. The ...
19 August 2021

A beginner's guide to investing in crypto, by Erica Stanford

People want to know every day how to get into crypto, where to invest, what to buy, what is safe, what isn’t etc. Unfortunately, there’s no clear answer and the ...