Category Archives: Crime Fiction

Reel Infatuation with De Niro and Grodin in ‘Midnight Run’

Not long ago, someone asked me to recommend a good comedy. This movie was one that came right to mind. When I told this person that Robert De Niro was hilarious in it, the response was one of complete disbelief. … Continue reading

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Holiday Movie Suggestions (Part Three)

Continuing in the spirit of the season with more movies related (sometimes ever so loosely) to the holidays! Here are two more suggestions! The Thin Man (1934) Ah, The Thin Man! Nothing like a little crime and mystery for Christmas … Continue reading

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The Grand Holiday Revue (Part Two)

Die Hard (1988) Yes, this Bruce Willis extravaganza of explosions is considered a Christmas movie. Bruce plays John McClane, the lean, mean fighting version of Santa Claus, delivering justice to the occupants of an office building where Hans Gruber (played … Continue reading

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Blonde Ice — Part Eight

And now for the big finish to the most bizarre interesting B-grade film noir ever–Blonde Ice! My God, is Les a schmuck or what? And that last line … well, I laughed out loud. Literally LOLed! 🙂 And, for those of … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Dial M for Murder’ (1954)

Hitchcock truly proved himself the Master of Suspense in this movie. The main character, a rich woman named Margot (played by the lovely Grace Kelly) is not-so-happily married to a retired tennis pro named Tony (played unctuously by Ray Milland). … Continue reading

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Too Late for Tears — Part Six

It is once again Saturday and time for the Saturday Matinee! Today we have Part Six of Too Late for Tears! Which I nearly mistyped as Too Late for Teats! OMG! 🙂 Well, anyway … here’s Part Six of the … Continue reading

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Too Late for Tears — Part Five

Happy Saturday! Once again, it’s time for the Saturday Matinee! And, in continuation of the previous shows, we have Part Five of Too Late for Tears! While I’m here, I’d like to ask for your support in my crowdfunding campaign! … Continue reading

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