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  1. Film review: The stoner noir of Inherent Vice is the only thing more confusing than Thomas PynchonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Independent Weekly

    ... But Anderson's comedic flourishes clash with an overarching melancholy mood. And while Hawks' adaptation of Raymond Chandler is cleverly convoluted, Inherent Vice is pretentious and inscrutable, down to repeated passages of intentionally incoherent ...


  2. DVD Review: Altman's inspired twist on Raymond ChandlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Glendale News-Press

    After the amazing surprise success of "M*A*S*H" in 1970, director Robert Altman - having long toiled in TV - had a burst of pent-up creativity, making another 12 features before the decade was over, including much of his best work. Among these was an adaptation of Raymond Chandler's 1953 novel "The Long Goodbye."


  3. Cartoonist Jules Feiffer to make an appearance at Cinema Arts CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Newsday

    ... of her 1946 Howard Hawks-directed film noir classic, "The Big Sleep," co-starring Humphrey Bogart as Raymond Chandler's private eye, Philip Marlowe. Feiffer also will sign copies of his book, an homage to, but also a darker version of, the noir ...


  4. Jules Feiffer In Person with Graphic Novel & Tribute to Lauren Bacall ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... secret talent, with a little help from the girl who loves him. THE BIG SLEEP - (Feiffer's choice). Based on Raymond Chandler's first novel, and with a screenplay by William Faulkner among others, Howard Hawks' masterpiece has Humphrey Bogart's ...


  5. Humphrey Bogart's the Caine Mutiny, the Big Sleep & the Maltese...Read the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... noble side. In 1946, he portrayed Phillip Marlowe, another detective, in The Big Sleep, from the book by Raymond Chandler. Both films have been added to the Library of Congress' National Film Registry. And, for one of his final roles, Bogart ...


  6. 6 great crime novels set in Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    ... and the dark side of postwar Hollywood. “The Big Sleep”: This 1939 hardboiled crime novel by Raymond Chandler introduces detective Philip Marlowe and is a classic of both the genre as well as Los Angeles fiction. “L.A. ...


  7. How a Bestselling Author Revived Her Career by Self-PublishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... "I had a chance to switch genres as well." A longtime fan of the mystery genre, she credits authors like Raymond Chandler and James M. Cain as early inspiration for her writing. "I'd always wanted to write a mystery," she says. Goudge conceived of ...


  8. Raymond Chandler blue plaque unveiled in Upper NorwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Croydon Guardian

    Raymond Chandler is well known for his novels featuring private detective Phillip Marlowe and for being a pioneer of film noir. But it is less well known that he spent part of his early life living in Auckland Road, Upper Norwood .


  9. Raymond Chandler gets famed blue plaque on his London homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    For almost 150 years, the storied blue English Heritage plaques have been posted around the city of London marking the homes of its most famous and influential residents. On Tuesday, Raymond Chandler got one .


  10. NYFF review: Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | CBS News

    ... York City on Saturday, Anderson noted a reporter's question about whether the film version of the classic Raymond Chandler mystery "The Big Sleep" (so legendarily dense plot-wise that director Howard Hawks reportedly could not follow parts of it ...


  11. Director Paul Thomas Anderson Uses Narration for 1st Time in 'Inherent Vice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... as possible." One audience member asked Anderson if he had watched "The Big Sleep," a 1946 movie based on a Raymond Chandler novel, to prepare for "Inherent Vice." "You're right, I saw 'The Big Sleep' and it made me realize a I couldn't follow any ...


  12. a Inherent Vicea an Oscar non-starterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | New York Post

    Paul Thomas Anderson's sporadically funny stoner noir "Inherent Vice" is so unconcerned with coherence that it makes Howard Hawks' legendarily confusing "The Big Sleep" look like a model of narrative clarity. Even Robert Altman's Raymond Chandler adaptation, "The Long Goodbye," is probably earlier to follow.


  13. Review: Inherent Vice: Paul Thomas Anderson's Druggy NightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | TIME.com

    ... a possible cult." Pynchon threw all those elements into a private-eye pastiche that takes its cue from Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe, the cynical knight on a '40s crusade to cleanse the mean streets of Los Angeles. Like Marlowe, Doc (Joaquin ...


  14. New York Film Fest: Will the Weighted Ballot Enable 'Inherent Vice' to Land a Best Pic Nom?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... to another example of the film-noir genre, The Big Sleep (1946), which was adapted from a convoluted Raymond Chandler novel; that, in one sense, is quite a compliment, but it's also a way of saying that the story is virtually impossible to make ...


  15. Great DameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    As Raymond Chandler wrote, "She was worth a stare. She was trouble." Sure, Audrey and Marilyn were swell, but Lauren Bacall was one helluva broad.


  16. New to Market: Raymond Chandler's Former Home in Brentwood Is Not Very Chandler-esque at AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Curbed

    Though its aggressively cheery and bright color scheme makes it a bit difficult to envision, this Brentwood residence was once home to legendary writer of hardboiled detective novels and film noir screenplays Raymond Chandler . Built in 1927, the 2,150-square-foot Spanish has been "newly refined throughout," in the words of the listing, and features two bedrooms, two baths , a tiled fireplace, wainscoting, crown molding, maple and tile floors, French doors, "lush outdoor gardens filled with specimen trees," and a guesthouse designed by Lise Claiborne Mathews , "which includes heated concrete floors, Moroccan tiles, solar panels and state-of-the-art energy conservation."


  17. Friday Night FlicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Republican Journal

    ... up in the interplay between Bogart and. Bacall and never really seem to care. Howard Hawk's adaptation of Raymond Chandler's hardboiled detective novel is one of the classics of film noir. On Oct. 17, Bogart plays a fugitive and Bacall the woman who ...


  18. Friday Night Flicks: best of BacallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... up in the interplay between Bogart and Bacall and never really seem to care. Howard Hawk's adaptation of Raymond Chandler's hard-boiled detective novel is one of the classics of film noir. On Oct. 17, Bogart plays a fugitive and Bacall the woman who ...


  19. Paul Thomas Anderson Has Completely Changed the 'Inherent Vice' EndingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | /film

    ... his influences, including classic noirs like The Long Goodbye and The Big Sleep and detective writers like Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammet. But to mimic the humor of Pynchon's book, which is crammed full of jokes on every page, Anderson turned ...


  20. Raymond Chandler haunt for sale in BrentwoodRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    A Brentwood property that was briefly home to novelist-screenwriter Raymond Chandler is on the market for $2.395 million. Built in 1927, the Spanish-style house is on a cul-de-sac and surrounded by lush gardens and mature trees.