Walter Matthau, man of action?

The series of ten Martin Beck novels written by Swedish husband and wife Per Wahlöö and Maj Sjöwall between 1965 and 1975 are not entirely conventional mysteries. They are police procedurals which focus on the tedious sifting of facts and clues which may or may not lead anywhere, in which accident and coincidence often abruptly […]

Blasts from the past

Todd Haynes’ The Velvet Underground (2021): Criterion Blu-ray review

Don Shebib’s Canadian working class poetry: Goin’ Down the Road (1970) and its sequel

Remaking and undoing horror

Binging

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