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  1. Adam Sternbergh on his favourite sentences, the book he always comes back to and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Globe and Mail

    ... Maltese Falcon was published as a novel in 1930 (after being serialized in Black Mask the year before), and Raymond Chandler's debut, The Big Sleep , came out in 1939, so if you want to time-dump me anywhere in that decade, that's fine with me. ...

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  2. "Brother, can you spare a dime..."Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Barnstable Patriot

    ... Sturgis Library on Route 6A in Barnstable Village. The series is named for a quick exchange in noir author Raymond Chandler's classic crime story, The Big Sleep, later made into a movie starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. A character in the ...

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  3. Showdown at Justified's Harlan CountyBy Allen BarraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Daily Beast

    ... was really based on your interpretation, that you had thought of things about him that he hadn't. I mean, Raymond Chandler loved Bogart as Philip Marlowe in The Big Sleep , but he didn't change the way he wrote about Marlowe because of Bogie. I ...

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  4. Does a good movie require a good plot?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... really matter. Pynchon fashioned a detective narrative steeped in the legacy of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, relocated (not far from where Robert Altman's 1973 "Long Goodbye" landed) to a new, eerily blissed-out and disoriented LA, reeling ...

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  5. 'Inherent Vice': Joaquin Phoenix takes a long, slow journey to nowhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Cleveland.com

    ... film is also peppered with winning lines like "He's technically Jewish, but wants to be a Nazi," and the Raymond Chandler-esque "He told me I was precious cargo that couldn't be insured because of inherent vice" and "It was as clear as vodka you ...

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  6. Jay Meehan: AdaptationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Park Record

    ... the "get Jay up and running for FilmFest" competition is "Inherent Vice," a '60s South Bay L.A. update of Raymond Chandler's hardboiled Detective Phillip Marlow adapted from the hilariously delicious 2009 novel by Thomas Pynchon. Suffice to say I am ...

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  7. Celebrating late bloomers with 35 Over 35Read the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... late bloomers: Henry Miller , author of three failed novels before he published "Tropic of Cancer" at 43; Raymond Chandler , who was 51 when he debuted with "The Big Sleep" in 1939. It puts the lie to the notion (increasingly endemic in our culture) ...

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  8. Book review: Tour the mean streets with crime fiction icon ChandlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Chronicle Herald

    Humphrey Bogart, shown in a scene from Casablanca in 1941, starred as the Raymond Chandler private detective Philip Marlowe in the 1946 film version of The Big Sleep. The film turned Marlowe into a star.

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

    Dec 10, 2014 | 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 ...

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

    Dec 4, 2014 | 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."

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  11. 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 ...

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  12. 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 ...

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  13. 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 ...

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  14. 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. ...

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  15. 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 ...

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  16. 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 .

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  17. 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 .

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  18. 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 ...

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  19. 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 ...

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  20. 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.

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