Category Archives: Film

noir film thunder road

Friday Noir: Thunder Road

Robert Mitchum stars in this noir thriller as a Korean War vet who comes home from the war to join the family moonshine business. He’s got to evade both the cops and the big city gangsters trying to take over

noir film thunder road

Friday Noir: Thunder Road

Robert Mitchum stars in this noir thriller as a Korean War vet who comes home from the war to join the family moonshine business. He’s got to evade both the cops and the big city gangsters trying to take over

the fall detective drama

Gumshoe Tuesday: The Fall

This new BBC detective drama stars Gillian Anderson as a third wave feminist detective stalking a misogynistic serial killer. Almost too graphic, definitely disturbing, this show examines the sexual politics of crime and law enforcement.

the fall detective drama

Gumshoe Tuesday: The Fall

This new BBC detective drama stars Gillian Anderson as a third wave feminist detective stalking a misogynistic serial killer. Almost too graphic, definitely disturbing, this show examines the sexual politics of crime and law enforcement.

barnaby jones

Gumshoe Tuesday: Barnaby Jones

In the great tradition of 1970s private detectives, Barnaby Jones tells the story of a father and his widowed daughter-in-law solving the murder of his son/her husband. They turned out to be so good at solving mysteries together that they

barnaby jones

Gumshoe Tuesday: Barnaby Jones

In the great tradition of 1970s private detectives, Barnaby Jones tells the story of a father and his widowed daughter-in-law solving the murder of his son/her husband. They turned out to be so good at solving mysteries together that they

tv detective crime show

Gumshoe Tuesday: Top of the Lake

It’s always good news when talented directors agree to do crime shows. I’ve been a fan of Jane Campion since the 1990s, and she did a great job with Top of the Lake. It’s a noir crime drama similar to

tv detective crime show

Gumshoe Tuesday: Top of the Lake

It’s always good news when talented directors agree to do crime shows. I’ve been a fan of Jane Campion since the 1990s, and she did a great job with Top of the Lake. It’s a noir crime drama similar to

marked women

Friday Noir: Marked Women

This was the first noir film that I ever saw. One night when I was about nine years old, I couldn’t sleep and I turned on Marked Women with Humphrey Bogart and Betty Davis.

marked women

Friday Noir: Marked Women

This was the first noir film that I ever saw. One night when I was about nine years old, I couldn’t sleep and I turned on Marked Women with Humphrey Bogart and Betty Davis.

lie to me tim roth

Gumshoe Tuesday: Lie to Me

I’ve been a sucker for Tim Roth ever since he threatened to shoot up that diner in Pulp Fiction, so I’m not sure why I didn’t clue into this show earlier. It’s a private detective show with an unexpected scientific

lie to me tim roth

Gumshoe Tuesday: Lie to Me

I’ve been a sucker for Tim Roth ever since he threatened to shoot up that diner in Pulp Fiction, so I’m not sure why I didn’t clue into this show earlier. It’s a private detective show with an unexpected scientific