Night Moves Revisited

Private detectives or private eyes, as they were stylishly called in Golden Age of Hollywood, have been screen heroes and anti-heroes since the early days. Sherlock Holmes, Sam Spade, Hercule Poirot, Philip Marlowe, Mike Hammer, Lew Harper, Nero Wolfe, V.I. Warshawski, Peter Gunn, Joe Mannix, Jim Rockford, Thomas Magnum – all fictional detectives for hire. … More Night Moves Revisited

Fred MacMurray

My Three Sons or The Absent Minded Professor, these are the images that most people have of Fred MacMurray. He actually had a film career that began in the 1920s, gained featured parts in the mid-1930s and was once the highest paid film actor. MacMurray started as a saxophone player, something that would reappear in … More Fred MacMurray

Serenity (review)

Last year, I saw a preview for a Matthew McConaughey thriller (I assume it was a thriller) called Serenity. I never really saw the film open, it might have and I missed it. Anyway, I haven’t seen much of McConaughey in recent years, other than his Lincoln car commercials and True Crime on HBO.  He … More Serenity (review)