Jake Hinkson is a freelance writer specializing in classic film, pop culture, and crime fiction.
Georges Simenon and the Top 6 Maigret Mystery Novels
The Belgian novelist Georges Simenon was a monster. I’m not talking about his failures as a human being, which apparently included being a faithless husband, a wartime opportunist, and a problematic father. No, I mean, he was a monster in the sense that he worked like a beast. Over the course of his decades-long career, he published hundreds of novels and stories. The exact count of these published works is impossible to calculate because, starting out, Simenon toiled for years under various ...
In The Strange Dark: MISCHIEF
At THE LIFE SENTENCE: Jake Hinkson explores MISCHIEF by Charlotte Armstrong
Helen Holmes: The Girl at the Switch - Neatorama
By Jake Hinkson. Reprinted by permission from MENTAL FLOSS.
Neo-Noir and Anti-Realism in Sam Fuller | The Los Angeles Review of Books
Jake Hinkson explores the work of Sam Fuller and the birth of Neo-Noir
A Good Man in a Bad Time: The Lives of Robert Ryan
At THE LIFE SENTENCE: Jake Hinkson reviews the new biography of a film noir icon
Letter from Lyon: At 2015's Quais du Polar by Jake Hinkson
Jake Hinkson reports from the 2015 Quais du Polar
Take Back The Night: A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night | Tor.com
Jake Hinkson looks at the instant vampire classic
Lizabeth Scott: Film Noir's Blonde Janus
Mystery Scene Summer Issue #140: Jake Hinkson salutes film noir icon Lizabeth Scott
Orson Welles's Last Movie by Jake Hinkson
Orson Welles at 100: The Other Side of the Wind
The Stand Alones: Georges Simenon's The Widower
Jake Hinkson examines the Georges Simenon stand alone novel The Widower
The Cowboy Rides Away: Jimmy Stewart and Henry Fonda
Jake Hinkson explores the final western of Jimmy Stewart and Henry Fonda
Whatever Will Be Will Be: Predestination and The Time Travel Movie
The Time Traveling and Gender Bending of Predestination By Jake Hinkson
Dark Christmas: 7 Noir Holidays Films by Jake Hinkson
Dark Christmas: 7 Noir Holidays Films by Jake Hinks...