Tag: Raymond Chandler

Episode 50: Double Indemnity

, with special guest:

Double IndemnityFINALLY, it’s here! For episode 50, former co-host Windy returns to the podcast for an episode about Billy Wilder’s Double Indemnity!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because we dive right into the plot. The film is readily available on streaming with a subscription to FilmStruck, and is available for rental on Amazon, iTunes, Google Play, and Vudu.

Please also join us again on October 21st, when return with an episode about Body Heat!

Double Indemnity (1944)
Double Indemnity poster Rating: 8.3/10 (157,839 votes)
Director: Billy Wilder
Writer: Billy Wilder, Raymond Chandler, James M. Cain
Stars: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson
Runtime: 107 min
Rated: Passed
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Released: 06 Jul 1944
Plot: A Los Angeles insurance representative lets an alluring housewife seduce him into a scheme of insurance fraud and murder that arouses the suspicion of his colleague, an insurance investigator.

Episode 44: The Long Goodbye

The Long GoodbyeThis week, we close our Marlowe trilogy with Robert Altman’s The Long Goodbye!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because it’s fascinating. This film can be found for streaming rental from Amazon and Vudu.

Please join us again on March 21st, when we continue with another color noir with Desert Fury!

The Long Goodbye (1973)
The Long Goodbye poster Rating: 7.6/10 (32,051 votes)
Director: Robert Altman
Writer: Leigh Brackett, Raymond Chandler
Stars: Elliott Gould, Nina van Pallandt, Sterling Hayden
Runtime: 112 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Released: 08 Mar 1973
Plot: Private investigator Philip Marlowe helps a friend out of a jam, but in doing so gets implicated in his wife's murder.

Episode 43: The Big Sleep

This week, we watch Bogey and Bacall in The Big Sleep!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because it should truly be experienced. This film can be found for streaming rental from iTunes, Amazon, Vudu, and several other services.

Please join us again on March 3rd, when we finish our Marlowe Marathon with The Long Goodbye!

The Big Sleep (1946)
The Big Sleep poster Rating: 7.9/10 (86,305 votes)
Director: Howard Hawks
Writer: William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett, Jules Furthman
Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely
Runtime: 114 min
Rated: Passed
Genre: Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
Released: 31 Aug 1946
Plot: Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a wealthy family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.

Episode 42: Murder, My Sweet

Murder My SweetThis week, we watch Dick Powell (!) play Philip Marlowe (!!!) in Murder, My Sweet!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because Dick Powell is a delight to behold. This film can be found for streaming rental from iTunes, Amazon, Vudu, and several other services.

Please join us again on February 21st, when we continue our Marlowe Marathon with The Big Sleep!

Murder, My Sweet (1944)
Murder, My Sweet poster Rating: 7.5/10 (13,754 votes)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
Writer: John Paxton, Raymond Chandler
Stars: Dick Powell, Claire Trevor, Anne Shirley
Runtime: 95 min
Rated: Approved
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Released: 22 Feb 1945
Plot: After being hired to find an ex-con's former girlfriend, Philip Marlowe is drawn into a deeply complex web of mystery and deceit.