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Classics Revisited: Kiss Me Deadly

Cinematic Catharsis Posted by Barry P. on Nov 18, 2015

(1955) Directed by Robert Aldrich; Written by A.I. Bezzerides; Based on the novel by Mickey Spillane; Starring: Ralph Meeker, Maxine Cooper, Albert Dekker, Paul Stewart, Gaby Rodgers and Cloris Leachman; Available on Blu-ray and DVD Rating  ****½ “You’re one of th read more

Melt My Face With Your Kiss – Kiss Me Deadly (1955)

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Sep 30, 2015

They? A wonderful word. And who are they? They’re the nameless ones who kill people for the great whatsit. Does it exist? Who cares? Everyone everywhere is so involved in the fruitless search for what? Watching 1955’s Kiss Me Deadly, I was reminded of two other much later films, 1981R read more

Kiss me Deadly (1955) – Updated

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 10, 2015

Set in L.A., the film stars Ralph Meeker as the callous and often corrupt P.I. Mike Hammer, adapted from the Mickey Spillane novels. One night while driving, Hammer picks up a frightened woman who begs him to remember her. They are forced off the road by thugs and the girl is eventually killed. Hamm read more

Film Noir of the Week: Kiss Me Deadly

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Jul 10, 2015

If you like your film noir with a heaping helping of cold war paranoia, then this week's movie is right up your alley. TCM will air Kiss Me Deadly (1955) starring Ralph Meeker and  Leigh Snowden (above) at 9:45 p.m. July 10 as part of its film noir festival, Summer of Darkness. A viewers guide read more

Kiss me Deadly (1955)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 10, 2015

Set in L.A., the film stars Ralph Meeker as the callous and often corrupt P.I. Mike Hammer, adapted from the Mickey Spillane novels. One night while driving, Hammer picks up a frightened woman who begs him to remember her. They are forced off the road by thugs and the girl is eventually killed. Hamm read more

Kiss Me Deadly (1955)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Jul 27, 2014

Kiss Me Deadly Directed by Robert Aldrich Written by A.I. Bezzerides based on the novel by Mickey Spillane 1955/USA Parklane Pictures Inc. Repeat viewing/Netflix rental #308 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die   I still don’t exactly understand how the conspiracy was supposed to wo read more

Kiss Me Deadly (1955) with Ralph Meeker

Classic Film Freak Posted by Greg Orypeck on Feb 26, 2014

Share This! Blood red kisses!  White hot thrills!  Mickey Spillane’s latest H-bomb! If you’re watching Kiss Me, Deadly for the first time, it will not be what you think.  Sure, it’s one of the earliest of the Mike Hammer movies, the first being I, the Jury with Biff Elliot as Mickey read more

Kiss Me Deadly (1955) – Film-Noir

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 8, 2013

Set in L.A., the film stars Ralph Meeker as the callous and often corrupt PI Mike Hammer, adapted from the Mickey Spillane novels. One night while driving, Hammer picks up a frightened woman who begs him to remember her. They are forced off the road by thugs and the girl is eventually killed. Hammer read more

Kiss Me Deadly (1955) – Film-Noir

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 8, 2013

Set in L.A., the film stars Ralph Meeker as the callous and often corrupt PI Mike Hammer, adapted from the Mickey Spillane novels. One night while driving, Hammer picks up a frightened woman who begs him to remember her. They are forced off the road by thugs and the girl is eventually killed. Hammer read more

Kiss Me Deadly (1955)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by Kristen on Jan 16, 2012

I recently saw Kiss Me Deadly on Criterion and contemplated purchasing it, sight unseen because I love anything Criterion.  Unfortunately I didn’t have the money for it and decided to just watch it via TCM.  While I’m a big film noir fan I was left a little cold by Robert Aldrich’s read more

Kiss Me Deadly

Le Mot du Cinephiliaque Posted by Michael on Oct 7, 2011

Kiss Me Deadly (Robert Aldrich, 1955) Mike Hammer is a tough guy, a self-centered hard ass who’s only listening to himself and working for his own benefit only. In the vein of the great portrayals of Humphrey Bogart and Robert Ryan, the character of Hammer is greater than nature. The Film No read more

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