State of Play

By Debbie Elicksen. State of Play (2009) mixes politics, military contracts, gumshoe reporting, and murder into a delightful thriller written by Matthew Michael Carnahan, Tony Gilroy, Billy Ray and directed by Continue Reading →

Olympus Has Fallen

By Debbie Elicksen. Olympus Has Fallen (2013) is a scary political fiction because it could almost be too close to the truth if the wrong person gets elected and hires the Continue Reading →

Blackhat

By Debbie Elicksen. Blackhat is a cyber-thriller that takes you on a wild ride into identifying and bringing a notorious hacker to justice. In the Collector’s Edition players can also Continue Reading →

The International

By Debbie Elicksen. The International is a 2009 spy drama written by Eric Warren Singer and directed by Tom Tykwer. The Limited Edition Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 PlayStation®4 Continue Reading →

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

By Debbie Elicksen. John Le Carré, Peter Straughan, and Bridget O’Connor crafted a perfect espionage drama centered around the Cold War era. Even without the star-studded cast, the Tomas Alfredson-directed Continue Reading →

Closed Circuit

  By Debbie Elicksen. Closed Circuit (2013) is a political spy drama written by Steven Knight and grabs you right from the start, despite its mixed reviews. John Crowley directs this story, Continue Reading →

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

  By Debbie Elicksen Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is a Paramount Pictures and Sundance Productions film (2014) based on the Tom Clancy novel. The script was written by Tony Peckman, Continue Reading →