Nick and Nora Charles

Created by Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961) Nora: "I read where you were shot five times in the tabloids." Nick: "Not true. He didn't come anywhere near my tabloids." -- from The Thin Man (1934 film) The glitzy adventures of Dashiell Hammett's retired private eye NICK CHARLES and his rich, beautiful (and not quite as ditzy as … Continue reading Nick and Nora Charles

This Turkey For Hire

The Worst and Most Disappointing P.I. Films Okay, I know they can't all be The Maltese Falcon or Chinatown. But these flicks are so bad, so stupid and so poorly-conceived it makes you wonder... Mind you, it also has to do with expectations. You don't expect much from some straight-to-streaming or straight-to-DVD B-flick, but big … Continue reading This Turkey For Hire