Tag: noir

  • Authors I Know You’ll Love

    Authors I Know You’ll Love

    [cs_content][cs_element_section _id=”1″ ][cs_element_layout_row _id=”2″ ][cs_element_layout_column _id=”3″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”4″ ][cs_content_seo]Warning!!! This post will cost you hours of time\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”5″ ][cs_element_text _id=”6″ ][cs_content_seo]So… I promised I’d give you all an update on writing progress, and I will. Soon. Before that let me show you what I’ve been reading, not all of it, because there were some duds…

  • Noir Crime Movie Review: Everybody Has A Plan 2012

    Noir Crime Movie Review: Everybody Has A Plan 2012

    [cs_content][cs_element_section _id=”1″ ][cs_element_layout_row _id=”2″ ][cs_element_layout_column _id=”3″ ][cs_element_text _id=”4″ ][cs_content_seo]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 and the…

  • The Simple Art of Murder

    The Simple Art of Murder

    In The Simple Art of Murder, Raymond Chandler lays a hard series of jabs to the guts of most “detective” novels prior to and including his own era – he wields a harsh pen against some of his contemporary’s. What follows are then short stories penned by the “sage grandfather of noir”.