Captain Spaulding on Skull Island

New Noir 2013

August 28th, 2013

. Time for my Annual August Film Noir Festival! It coincides with the Film Noir Foundation’s Noir City Chicago. This year I watched 9 movies over 8 days. Wednesday 8-21-13 Home viewing Tonight’s Noir Fest Film – TRY AND GET ME (aka THE SOUND OF FURY) from 1950. Bad decisions lead to a lynch mob. […]

Elmore Leonard R.I.P.

August 20th, 2013

. “Try to leave out the parts that readers tend to skip.” Author Elmore “Dutch” Leonard died this morning. He was 87 years old. He was one of the best. Here are some random thoughts on this great writer: – My first exposure to Leonard’s writing was seeing the movie GET SHORTY when it came […]

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