Read this: 75 years later, the fate of The Maltese Falcon remains a mystery

Dashiell Hammett’s 1930 detective novel The Maltese Falcon had already been adapted for the screen twice before John Huston’s version starring Humphrey Bogart. But it was the Huston film, originally released on October 3, 1941, that became a certified classic. The MacGuffin driving the film’s plot is a one-of-a-kind,…

God’s book on tape: 14 mortal attempts to portray the Almighty

We all know what God looks like: It’s right there in the Bible: “And the mighty, manly white guy with the long beard and robes came unto Adam,” and so forth. But it took the invention of sound and film recording for mankind to wonder, “What does he sound like?” Here’s what they came up with—all different, all…