Print Story The Big Sleep makes no sense.
By gzt (Wed Jul 28, 2010 at 01:28:41 PM EST) gzt, org chart, boswell, liberalists, movies, polygamy (all tags)
The book barely makes sense, the movie makes none. I still like it a lot. I was reminded of this the other day. Story by Raymond Chandler, movie adaptation done in part by William Faulkner. I think it's the mostly poorly plotted film on common lists of top 100 films. It's well-written enough that you sort of think you know what's going on and don't quite notice how confusing it is - it's like mazes in dreams in Inception. The plot doesn't really matter.

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