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BOOK REVIEW – The Killing by David Hewson

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Killing is a crime novel written by British author David Hewson, based upon the first series of the critically acclaimed Danish TV drama of the same name. The story follows Detective Inspector Sarah Lund as she investigates the brutal rape and murder of a 19-year-old woman named Nanna Birk Larsen. Author David Hewson researched the project by travelling to Copenhagen and consulting with The Killing writer and creator Søren Sveistrup. The result is a novelisation that offers a rich retelling of the hit TV series and includes an explosive final plot twist all of its own…

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Alternative Magazine Online: The Best of 2011 Roundup/Awards

By Marty Mulrooney

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Following the success of the previous AMO awards in 2009 and 2010, Alternative Magazine Online is proud to present our top picks of the best films, games, books, graphic novels and music of 2011!

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TELEVISION REVIEW – The Killing: The Complete Seasons One and Two (DVD)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Killing (Danish title Forbrydelsen) is a BAFTA award-winning and Emmy-nominated Danish television series written by Søren Sveistrup and produced by Danmarks Radio (the Danish Broadcasting Corporation). Each series follows Detective Inspector Sarah Lund (Sofie Gråbøl) as she investigates a specific case; the first series deals with the brutal rape and murder of a 19-year-old woman named Nanna Birk Larsen, whilst the second series deals with numerous killings that somehow involve the Danish military. Both series were shown on BBC Four in 2011 to high viewer figures and overwhelming critical acclaim.

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Alternative Magazine Online: The Best of 2010 Awards

By Marty Mulrooney

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Following the success of last year’s 2009 AMO awards, it only seemed fair to make them an annual tradition. This year, things are a little different: we’ve expanded our award categories to encompass a wider range of great products from the past year. So, without further ado, here are AMO’s top picks of the best films, games, books, graphic novels and music CD’s of 2010!

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FEATURE ARTICLE – The Sopranos: A Retrospective

By Marty Mulrooney

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It cut to black. This sprawling, modern day mafia epic was over. But just why was The Sopranos so successful?

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