Jaime’s Film Diary: February 28, 2020

In order to continue keeping this site as active as possible while I have not been able to write as many full-length film reviews as I had planned initially, I figured that another solution would have come by in placing my Letterboxd entries starting from the week before here as a placeholder for eventual full-length reviews that are set to come by, if I were able to find the time to write another one. But as is, these are quick thoughts that I figure would be nice to keep afloat so that the site will remain active on a regular basis.

First-time viewings are noted as such. You can follow me on Letterboxd right here.

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The Maltese Falcon – Review


The quintessential catalyst for any film-noir lover even if it isn’t my favourite of the sort. John Huston’s directorial debut was a remake of all things, and as a matter of fact it was the third film to be made from Dashiel Hammett’s novel of the same name and it remains the best known of all of them for good reason. Yet it also started a director-acting partnership between Humphrey Bogart and John Huston which would only go on to create more classics as they went on – achieving success one after another. All of it comes back to The Maltese Falcon for even if it is not their finest it is certainly one to be remembered through the years.

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