Nick & Nora Charles: A Primer

Nick and Nora Charles are the main characters in a series of detective novels written by Dashiell Hammett in the 1930s. They are a wealthy, glamorous couple who solve crimes together, creating a unique and memorable dynamic in the world of detective fiction. The first novel in the series, The Thin Man, was published in 1934 and was an instant success. The novel tells the … Continue reading Nick & Nora Charles: A Primer

Movie Review: Murder by Death (1976)

“Murder by Death” is a 1976 comedy-mystery film directed by Robert Moore, written by Neil Simon, and featuring an ensemble cast of famous actors. The film is a parody of the murder mystery genre and pays tribute to famous detectives, such as Hercule Poirot and Sam Spade. The plot follows a group of five world-famous detectives who are invited to a remote mansion by a … Continue reading Movie Review: Murder by Death (1976)