Category Archives: Film

pickup on south street

Friday Noir: Pickup on South Street

Directed by the incomparable Sam Fuller, Pickup on South Street is a visually-compelling noir film starring Richard Windmark and Jean Peters.   Advertisements

pickup on south street

Friday Noir: Pickup on South Street

Directed by the incomparable Sam Fuller, Pickup on South Street is a visually-compelling noir film starring Richard Windmark and Jean Peters.  

rocky king detective

Gumshoe Tuesday: Rocky King, Detective

If you’re looking for an old-timey tough guy detective show, look no further than Rocky King, Detective. A 1950s noir detective show, made back when smoking was glamorous and people wore evening gowns to nightclubs. Now that’s class.

rocky king detective

Gumshoe Tuesday: Rocky King, Detective

If you’re looking for an old-timey tough guy detective show, look no further than Rocky King, Detective. A 1950s noir detective show, made back when smoking was glamorous and people wore evening gowns to nightclubs. Now that’s class.

fear in the night noir

Friday Noir: Fear in the Night

Based on a short story by Cornell Woolrich, Fear in the Night is a classic noir film starring Paul Kelly and DeForrest Kelly (that’s Bones from the original Star Trek to some of you). A man dreams he committed murder,

fear in the night noir

Friday Noir: Fear in the Night

Based on a short story by Cornell Woolrich, Fear in the Night is a classic noir film starring Paul Kelly and DeForrest Kelly (that’s Bones from the original Star Trek to some of you). A man dreams he committed murder,

man who wasnt there

Friday Noir: The Man Who Wasn’t There

The Cohen Brothers have an amazing ability to capture the true spirit of noir and give it modern flair. The Man Who Wasn’t There is one of their most unknown films, but I truly enjoy its existential themes and light,

man who wasnt there

Friday Noir: The Man Who Wasn’t There

The Cohen Brothers have an amazing ability to capture the true spirit of noir and give it modern flair. The Man Who Wasn’t There is one of their most unknown films, but I truly enjoy its existential themes and light,

quicksand noir film

Friday Noir: Quicksand

Mickey Rooney and Peter Lorre star in this noir drama about a young man who steals money from a cash box and falls deeper and deeper into a world of crime.

quicksand noir film

Friday Noir: Quicksand

Mickey Rooney and Peter Lorre star in this noir drama about a young man who steals money from a cash box and falls deeper and deeper into a world of crime.

wallander tv detective show

Gumshoe Tuesday: Wallander

The multi-talented Richard Branaugh stars in the BBC remake of the Swedish crime drama Wallander. He’s my favorite kind of detective – sloppy, exhausted and barely keeping pace with his obsessive need to solve a crime.

wallander tv detective show

Gumshoe Tuesday: Wallander

The multi-talented Richard Branaugh stars in the BBC remake of the Swedish crime drama Wallander. He’s my favorite kind of detective – sloppy, exhausted and barely keeping pace with his obsessive need to solve a crime.

the file on thelma jordan

Friday Noir: The File on Thelma Jordan

It’s a classic noir love story: a bad girl falls in love with a cop. She wants to go straight, but she just can’t manage it. She’s in too deep. Starring the incomparable Barbara Stanwyck. A classic film.

the file on thelma jordan

Friday Noir: The File on Thelma Jordan

It’s a classic noir love story: a bad girl falls in love with a cop. She wants to go straight, but she just can’t manage it. She’s in too deep. Starring the incomparable Barbara Stanwyck. A classic film.