Tag: Raymond Chandler

L13FC: Raymond Chandler films

  Welcome, all to the Lucky 13 Film Club and a special thanks to my good friend Pete from Beetley who agreed to co-host this month’s topic–films associated with Raymond Chandler. The purpose is to comment and engage with others in a positive way.… Continue Reading “L13FC: Raymond Chandler films”

Author Raymond Chandler & The Long Goodbye

Reading a Raymond Chandler novel today is like a genre mashup of poetry, historical fiction, and crime mystery all rolled into one. Take The Long Goodbye (1953) for instance. Raymond Chandler’s hardboiled narration is charming to read. I doubt that was the goal when he… Continue Reading “Author Raymond Chandler & The Long Goodbye”

Film Spotlight: Strangers on a Train

Alfred Hitchcock hired Raymond Chandler to write the script for the 1950 book adaptation of Strangers on a Train. Considered a masterpiece by Roger Ebert (read his review here:  http://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/strangers-on-a-train-1951 ), there is a lot to ooh and ahh about the film because of… Continue Reading “Film Spotlight: Strangers on a Train”