Tag Archives: Peckinpah

Posse McMillan: Kent Harrington in Noir City

We’re about halfway through the current Noir City run, and I’ve done all the days I’m going to do this year — lucking out when Kent Harrington, fellow Posse McMillan regular, happened to be on hand Sunday for a signing … Continue reading

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Sinister Cinema: It Could Have Been Worse

I keep thinking about how clunky Roadhouse Nights was — how maybe I’d have been better off never seeing it. Yeah, sure, I get to check it off the list of Hammett-related movies. I have most of those checked off, and … Continue reading

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Hollywood Beat: 7741 Hollywood Blvd

Before the money from The Getaway allowed them to move closer to Musso & Frank, Jim Thompson and his family lived a little less than a mile away from the front doors, on the same street — far enough out to … Continue reading

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Hollywood Beat: 1922 Whitley

When I got back to Hollywood to stop in Musso & Frank for the third time, I was really curious to check into what Dennis McMillan had told me — that Jim Thompson was a regular there, drinking at the … Continue reading

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