Recent posts tagged Dashiell Hammett


2023


The End Of Words

A meditation on when, and how, Dashiell Hammett stopped writing.

2020


The Maltese Dafoe

Fantasy casting for a film that never was.

2011


The Good, The Bad And The Literary Dept.

It was in a conversation about the ubiquitous The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo that I brought up a homily that’s been repeated many times elsewhere: A mediocre book can often be made into an excellent film, and many of...


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