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The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M Cain

Remember me talking about books I was familiar with but wasn’t really familiar with? We’ve hit another one, The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M Cain. 561 more words

Eleven And A Half Years Of Books

THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE (1946) - Murder in the lust degree

The following is my entry in my SEX! (now that I have your attention) BLOGATHON, devoted to movies that avoid graphic depictions of sex by  542 more words


Hit Pause, Write Post, Hit Play

We’re having Femme Fatale Sunday.  That is, we are watching movies with murderous dames (these are movies from the 1940s; I’m allowed to say “dames”).  You probably guessed I was not vamping around in ankle-strap pumps myself.  190 more words


The postman always rings twice, James M. Cain

Lunedì sono andata a fare un giro in biblioteca e nella minuscolissima sezione dei libri in lingua originale ho trovato questo libriccino un po’ male in arnese ma allettante, visto che non l’avevo mai letto – non ho nemmeno visto il film, stranamente – e considerato che uno degli strilli sul retro sosteneva che “Nessuno è mai riuscito a sospendere la lettura di un libro di Jim Cain”. 337 more words

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The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain

The Postman Always Rings Twice was James Cain’s first murder mystery. It holds the coveted position of number 98 on Modern Library’s list of 100 best novels of all time. 13 more words

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The war is over and things are still a little dark on my list. I’ve seen thirty-five movies this year, and what a wonderful year for movies. 1,444 more words


Contrary to Popular Opinion: The Postman Should Cut & Run

We knew this day would come.

We knew there would come a day when we would spill our darkest movie secret.

It’s this: We think the 1946 holy grail of film noir, the one that’s on everyone’s Top 10 List, is dreadfully overrated. 723 more words