We have really enjoyed watching these old "hard boiled" detective movies from the 1940's and '50's.
The host is Eddie Muller. He has great commentary on the movies, actors, producers and trivia about the movie, before and after each one. He calls himself "the czar of noir". :)
Wish I could just watch movies all day....I will tell you that I have only seen The Wrong Man. But I find that I usually like any of them I watch. I am particularly interested in watching Criss Cross. And I will tell you why - did you ever see Throw Momma From the Train with Danny DeVito and Billy Crystal? (It is a comedy and I find it hilarious.) The movie is about DeVito's character trying to have him nagging mother offed and he cites the movie, Criss Cross, as the example of how he can get it done. So this is my chance to see the real movie.
I don't know why everyone wants to end summer on 7/31/15. We just hit 100 this week here in Central Texas and we have a long way to go. No rain for 30 days now and just more "triple digits" in the forecast. And certainly nothing on t.v. now. And no sports. So good time to READ and watch old mysteries.
Cool website too:
Here is the line up for tomorrow 7/31/15:
Friday, July 31
|6:00 AM ||THE BIG HEAT (1953)|
|7:45 AM ||SUDDENLY (1954)|
|9:30 AM ||I DIED A THOUSAND TIMES (1955)|
|11:30 AM ||BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT (1956)|
|1:00 PM ||THE HARDER THEY FALL (1956)|
|3:00 PM ||WHILE THE CITY SLEEPS (1956)|
|4:45 PM ||BLUE GARDENIA (1953)|
|6:15 PM ||PARTY GIRL (1958)|
|8:00 PM ||CRISS CROSS (1949)|
|9:45 PM ||BRUTE FORCE (1947)|
|11:30 PM ||DESPERATE (1947)|
|1:00 AM ||THE ASPHALT JUNGLE (1950)|
|3:00 AM || THE WRONG MAN (1956) |