American Hustle

Wall Street Wolves and American Hustlers 2

  ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ and ‘American Hustle’ are modern spins on age-old con stories, but they get it right. Given the number of crime novels out there these days, you need to do something special to stand out from the crowd, but when you’ve found your characters and milieu, you then have to […]

Wall Street Wolves and American Hustlers 1

Interviewed about ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ recently, Leonardi DiCaprio said he’d seen a lot of his heroes disappear. It’s not just our role models who have vanished – if you’re thinking of trying your hand at writing crime – still the most popular form of fiction in the world – don’t look to the […]

Catching Movies When You’re Sick

Well, that was fun: On Thursday I went to see my local GP. On Friday I saw a specialist and he diagnosed a double hernia. On Saturday I had the operation for both. On Sunday I went to lunch with friends. And next week I’m due to go down a bob-sled run in Latvia with the […]