Great Food Online

I haven’t been out to a restaurant in a long while, over a year – the simple reason being that until the middle of last month I remained unvaccinated and Covid is still a risk. What I have been doing is ordering food online either …

Noir Crime Movie Review: Silk Road

From an excellent article in The New Yorker, noir novel writing; is defined by Otto Penzler as “Most mystery fiction focusses on the detective, and noir fiction focusses on the villain. The people in noir fiction are dark and doomed—they are losers, they are pessimistic, …

Noir Crime Movie Review: Everybody Has A Plan 2012

Viggo does a nifty double act here, and neither character could be called heroic; just about everyone is a villain, and if not they’re either cops or victims. The setting is river marshland, as much a character as the actors. The acting is solid throughout …