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The Tall, Thin Man

I started school yesterday.

The teacher gave me my first book, in English, to take home. I sat on the stairs in the middle of the house looking at it. 205 more words

Writing

What I learned from reading The Thin Man

I debated whether or not I was going to read any mysteries right now, just because I didn’t want them to influence me. However, as I’ve been researching cozies I realized there’s a lot I don’t know and I decided to read several different ones. 277 more words

Writing

A Weighty Problem

The Thin Man by Dashiel Hammett

Let’s get one thing straight, Nick Charles is not working on the Julia Wolf case. He’s not even remotely interested in working on the Julia Wolf case. 71 more words

The Thin Man Films 1934 - 1947

The Thin Man series of films (seven in total) feature William Powell and Myrna Loy as the Nick and Nora Charles with their trusty dog Asta. 451 more words

Film

Review: Wild Canaries

In the cramped living quarters of modern-day Brooklyn, a bungled inertia has set in. Barri (Sophia Takal) has neither job nor creative outlet, and her relationship with husband Noah (Lawrence Michael Levine) has settled into the dull interactions typical of couples supposedly twice their age. 1,015 more words

Film

The 50's

When people look back at the 50’s they tend to think of it as a golden age. We hadn’t had an age of prosperity like it until the 90’s or the .com boom. 323 more words

Anne Francis

It Happened One Night (1934)

Boston’s Brattle Theatre screened a new restoration of the Frank Capra classic It Happened One Night this past weekend, fittingly coming on the eve of the 87th Academy Awards — … 610 more words

The Big Sleep