Tag Archives: Oscar

Sinister Cinema: Oscar Nominees

Can’t let the Oscars slip past without some sort of mention, here on one of the Homes on the Web for Oscar Nominee Dashiell Hammett. . . . Per my track record of recent years, I have not yet seen … Continue reading

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Sinister Cinema: Oscar Aftermath

So, I got to see my movie — which is to say the only movie I had seen — win bigtime during the 84th annual Oscar ceremonies. Really liked Dejardin’s tribute to Doug Sr. in his acceptance speech. I even got interested … Continue reading

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Hammett: Oscar Nominee

During the Hammett-fest for Noir City I was struck by something Eddie Muller didn’t mention in the little intro for City Streets from 1931. I believe I saw that movie circa twenty years ago, and it didn’t leave much of an impression. Yeah, … Continue reading

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Sinister Cinema: Jackie Cooper

I noticed that on May 3 Jackie Cooper passed on — thanks to the Hammett tour and dumb luck, I got to meet him one time. The year was 1982. I was back on the Jim Eason program on KGO radio — … Continue reading

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