Using Halloween in New York City as the setting for his psychological thriller The Animal Hour feels cheap — the prefab craziness circumvents the task of evoking real fear. Andrew Klavan (Don’t Say a Word) does scrape the veneer of Ominous Atmosphere from that urban carnival, tracing the slowly converging paths of a disoriented young woman who has lost her identity and a boozy poet implicated in a West Village decapitation. But as an internal mirror to the city’s madness, the pair’s italicized mental noodlings prove less suspenseful than just plain insipid. C
The Animal Hour Using Halloween in New York City as the setting for his psychological thriller The Animal Hour feels cheap — the prefab...The Animal HourMystery and Thriller, FictionAndrew Klavan Using Halloween in New York City as the setting for his psychological thriller The Animal Hour feels cheap — the prefab...1993-04-30Pocket Books
Genre: Mystery and Thriller, Fiction; Author: Andrew Klavan; Publisher: Pocket Books
Posted April 30 1993 — 12:00 AM EDT
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt blazes through aptitude test in 'Snowden' clip
- Jon Favreau to direct Seth MacFarlane's space-set comedic drama 'Orville'
- Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj are reuniting for another VMAs performance
- VMAs: DJ Khaled, Key and Peele, Jay Pharoah to cover show in lieu of host
- Christoph Waltz in talks for James Cameron's 'Alita: Battle Angel'
- 'Doctor Strange' recruits 'Community' creator Dan Harmon for script assist
- 'Fuller House': Candace Cameron Bure, NKOTB star recreate adorable photo
- Flashback to the 2001 'Summer Catch' Premiere
- Fall Movie Preview 2016: 'Fantastic Beasts,' 'Rogue One,' and 76 Other Films
- Flashback to the 1996 MTV Video Music Awards
- See All of EW's Fall Movie Preview Covers
- Poppy Awards 2016: Your comedy nominees are...
- Poppy Awards 2016: Your drama nominees are...