Camonk This was one of Chandler's best novels, too. I should definitely see this movie.
Lurchi One of Altman's best movies. But it's a lot more Altmanesque than Chandleresque. A crazy cast, too: Sterling Hayden is great, and ex-pitcher Jim Bouton ("Ball Four") has a small but critical role. And Arnold himself has a cameo!
klingerbgoode his first screen appearance, as "goon in underwear #3". with glorious pec flexing!
I've been trying to write an intricately plotted noir for about a year now. It's really not as easy as it looks.
Jeff Fries I found it problematic the way they contrast Gould's innocent child of the 40s with the supposedly grown-up, shades-of-gray world of the 70s. But they took away my one-star so I'll just leave it at that.