A FILM CRITIC TESTIFIES: My favorite Phillip Marlowe cinematic incarnations

Private detective lore throughout the cinematic arts

The one and only Phillip Marlowe. Created by Raymond Chandler, he is perhaps the best-known of all private eyes. Almost everyone knows his name. A good private detective thriller can be cinematic gold and if Phillip Marlowe is your guide through the mystery, all the better. Marlowe is a tough-talking, hard-living, private eye who dives headfirst into the underbelly of his cases and always gets ... more >