Walter Matthau, man of action?

The series of ten Martin Beck novels written by Swedish husband and wife Per Wahloo and Maj Sjowall 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

Early winter viewing, part 1

A Poverty Row evening

Recent viewing, May-June 2016, part one

Gerry O’Hara’s The Brute (1977)