Day: July 6, 2014

  • Columbo – Murder By The Book (1971)

    I’m currently watching the first ever appearance of Peter Falk as Columbo, 1971’s ‘Murder By The Book.’ Written by Steven Bochco and directed by Steven Spielberg, it’s a masterclass both of ’70s US television and of the delicate pacing and character-study that’s been lost in contemporary TV. Jack Cassidy, playing the murderer Ken Franklin, is perfect.…