Hopperesque

Hopperesque

Monday, 6 November 2017

Every Sinner ............. 19

 Killer Inside Me

Lost Weekend

Nickel Ride

Pickup on South Street

The Conformist

The Killing

Devil in a Blue Dress

Odds Against Tomorrow

Just Weren't the Kind


     We're just two punks, Frank. God kissed us on the brow that night. He gave us all that two people can ever have and we just weren't the kind that could have it.

James M Cain
Postman Always Rings Twice
1934

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Bob Greenspan

Sunday, 5 November 2017

Act of Violence







Act of Violence
Fred Zinneman
1948

Like This Still Exist


                                                    The other man is by himself
remembering a woman
She wore a red dress too
That was ages ago
He likes knowing that women like this still exist
but he's no longer interested

excerpt from
Nighthawks
Wolf Wondratschek

Saturday, 4 November 2017

People are Missing


In heaven all the interesting people are missing.

Freidrich Nietzsche

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Fred Lyon

Thursday, 2 November 2017

Every Sinner ................ 18

Shutter Island

Rififi

Point Blank

Lift to the Scaffold

After Dark My Sweet

Maltese Falcon

Who Tells You


        Run for your life from any man who tells you that money is evil. That sentence is the leper's bell of an approaching looter.

Ayn Rand

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Rupert Vandervell

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Harlem Nocturne




Girl in a Pink Dress


       Yes i have actually mined coal, and distilled liquor, as well as seen a girl in a pink dress, and seen her take it off. I am 54 years old, weigh 220 pounds and look like the chief inspector of a long -distance driving concern. I am a registered Democrat. I drink.

James M Cain

Monday, 30 October 2017

He Spent Much Time


       Chandler got women's clothing and the interiors of houses so right, and he spent much time describing both.

Judith Freeman
on Raymond Chandler

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Caroline Gamon

Sunday, 29 October 2017