BigSleepFirst

A private eye thinks he’s ready for his next case, but didn’t prepare himself for the tricky situation – and the even trickier women – that he is about to encounter. (more…)

CasablancaFirst

Deemed the greatest screenplay ever written, this 1942 classic film noir is hard to dismiss as one of the greatest movies ever made. Be aware that, due to the age of the movie, spoilers are inherent to this review. Honestly, if you have not watched Casablanca, I strongly encourage you to do so before you read this, or any, review of it. (more…)

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This 1950 film noir thriller directed by Nicholas Ray and starring Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame literally kept me on the edge of my seat for the entire first and second viewings. This role was said to be the closest to the real Bogie that any of his characters ever came. If so, Bogie was one very complex and difficult man, though none the worse for that. (more…)