A few months ago I read Hollywood, Charles Bukowksi's semi-fictionalised account of writing and being involved with the production of a movie, so I thought it was time I have a look at the movie the book was about... Barfly. Even in the opening credits things feel at odds as we see the film is... Continue Reading →

The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler

It's probably a fair assumption to make that most people know the name The Big Sleep from the Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall vehicle that is the 1946 movie. Before that though it was the debut novel of hardboiled detective writer Raymond Chandler and it introduced the world to his most famous creation, private eye,... Continue Reading →

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