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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


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

The Thin Man Goes Home (1945)

2015 #11
Richard Thorpe | 96 mins | DVD | 1.33:1 | USA / English | PG

After four glamorous adventures, high-living sleuths Nick and Nora Charles (William Powell and Myrna Loy) head to small-town America to visit his parents (Harry Davenport and Lucile Watson), and naturally find themselves embroiled in a murder plot. 341 more words


Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)

2015 #4
Maj. W.S. Van Dyke II | 93 mins | DVD | 1.33:1 | USA / English | PG

This time it’s not personal for Nick and Nora Charles (the joyous William Powell and Myrna Loy), as they stumble upon the murder of a race-fixing jockey and the subsequent killing of a corrupt journalist… and then one of their friends (Barry Nelson, aka… 250 more words

4 Stars

Silver Screen: The Thin Man

“The people who lie the most are nearly always the clumsiest at it, and they’re easier to fool with lies than most people, too. You’d think they’d be on the look-out for lies, but they seem to be the very ones that will believe almost anything at all.” 145 more words


Back In Black: 2015 Noir City film festival

The 13th Annual Noir City film fest has come and gone, and as usual it was a celebration of audience-participation in fedoras and fox furs, with free booze samples in the Castro Theater mezzanine between the double-bills. 1,492 more words