Nostalgia City Mysteries

By Mark S. Bacon

Tag Archives: Cloris Leachman

“Kiss Me Deadly,” a good, bad detective movie

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When you read the plot synopsis and cast list, Kiss me Deadly, adapted from a novel by Mickey Spillane, sounds like a run-of-the-mill detective movie: A private eye finds a lost girl along on a road at night. This film, however, is really more complex.

I rented it recently because I thought it would be filled with campy fun. Turns out, some people see this as a classic noir detective yarn that ranks with the best of the genre. Continue Reading →

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