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Road Trip Again

My wife and I are off to see the grandkids. We should have a great time. I will be playing with William, who still remembers the ‘ 175 more words

Personal Stories

MOVIE: Detour (1945)

 MOVIE: Detour (1945)

Based on novel by Martin Goldsmith

Screenplay by Martin Goldsmith and Martin Mooney

Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer

Tom Neal, Claudia Drake, Edmund Mac Donald, Ann Savage… 182 more words

Film Noir

The Allure of Satchel-Foot

The latest restoration of “The Third Man” will expose this classic of British cinema, this classic film noir to a new generation. I wonder how they will greet it. 344 more words

The Pink Polo EP | Masego x Medasin

No explanations needed. How can an 8-track EP play with my emotions? I really have no clue, it just does. I am not complaining. Beautifully and expertly crafted, … 48 more words

New Music

The Maltese Falcon reexamined

“And when you’re slapped, you’ll take it and like it.” Sam Spade to Joel Cairo.

With apologies to Robert B. Parker, Agatha Christie, Raymond Chandler and a few others, Dashiell Hammett’s… 811 more words

New Mystery Book

Gun Crazy (1950) - Updated

Bart has an intense obsession for guns. It’s what his life revolves around. It’s the only thing he wants to do as a boy and the only things he seems to think about. 684 more words

Long Review

Polanski's Ghosts

There is an off-quoted line in the Black Audio Film Collective’s documentary Handsworth Songs (1986):

“There are no stories only the ghosts of other stories.”

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