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The Thin Man

The Thin Man, 1934, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Starring William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O’Sullivan. Directed by W.S. Van Dyke. B&W, 93 minutes.

Nick Charles (William Powell), a retired detective with a droll wit, is a man who’s happy to now live on his wife’s fortune and, well, drink a lot. 469 more words

Classic Films

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Featured Image -- 19669Looking for an escape this weekend? Try "The Thin Man," a pre-code film with the sass and class of Nick and Nora Charles. There's a multitude of reasons this one is classic, and if you need a further break when it's over, it has five sequels...

Clean Slate (Team Magazine)

My essay on intimacy, which was published in Team magazine, was uploaded on the site’s blog last August. I only found out about it recently. 386 more words


The Thin Man

The Thin Man (1934, MGM) is a movie that doesn’t need another review or description written. Us classic movie fans have read or written so many articles and blog posts about it over the years. 666 more words


Martini & Myth

The Martini has been around since the mid-to-late 1800s. Its life has spanned the Industrial Revolution, two world wars, Prohibition, the Great Depression, the Summer of Love, disco, punk, and Hammer Pants. 6,305 more words

James Bond

Of All the Gin Joints...

I am captivated by gin. My lifelong love of old movies suggested the notion that a gin martini was sophistication in a glass. I love the shape of the vessel, the flakes of ice, the unmistakable smell and taste of juniper mixing with other botanical’s only guessed at. 712 more words

About Michael

My favourite gumshoe

When it comes to detective stories there is only one writer, and one book, for that matter, that hits all the buttons. The writer is Dashiell Hammett, and his book, … 773 more words