Tagged: John Huston

The Top 10 Detective Films of All Time

Detective stories trace their lineage back to Edgar Allen Poe, but it’s hard-boiled detective fiction penned by authors like Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler that has made the most impression on cinema, as evidenced by Flickchart’s Top Ten Detective Films.

From Book To Screen: The Maltese Falcon

Dashiell Hammett’s ground-breaking 1930 detective novel “The Maltese Falcon”  is often credited as being the seminal novel in the hard-boiled detective genre. In addition to being a major influence on pulp detective literature, it...