Thursday, April 04, 2024

Cocktails and Crime Catch-Up

A summary of what I covered in February and March at Cocktails & Crime.

A recap of this year’s Noir City Seattle, four nights of which I hosted solo.

Revisiting Elmore Leonard’s Get Shorty, both book and film, prompts me to revisit Be Cool, both book and film, which doesn’t prove as good an idea. Also, I matriculate at Rum University.

Reviews of the sublime Perfect Days and the underrated Dumb Money.

Two new books on show business: Edward Zwick’s surprising memoir and an appraisal of every iteration of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Almost four decades later, I finally watch the sequel to Jean de Florette, paired with a suitable cocktail.

Love Lies Bleeding, Drive-Away Dolls, and how my first car made me like the second movie.