Prime Screening Room: Harper’s Island

When the crackling mystery miniseries Harper’s Island premiered in July of 2009, it was the talk of the summer. Seven years after a series of murders claimed the lives of her mother and five others, Abby Mills returns to her hometown of Harper’s Island to attend the wedding of her best friend, heiress Trish Willington, … Read more

Book, Video & App Incarnations of Sherlock Holmes

It’s your friendly KF on KND Editor April Hamilton here, with a survey of all the many versions of, and takes on, Sherlock Holmes you can find today. Over the past few years, there’s been a huge resurgence in Sherlock Holmes’ popularity. Whether it’s because the Victorian England setting is newly hip thanks to steampunk, … Read more

Instant Video Spotlight: Black Comedy

Black comedy is a genre that’s tough to get right, which is why there are so few successful examples. In a successful black comedy, the humor comes from unexpected sources, sometimes from sources ordinarily assumed to create nothing but fear or violence (e.g., crime), but it’s still relatable and it’s never mean-spirited. Black comedy introduces … Read more