Category Archives: Noir

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. Advertisements

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.

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.

Mysterious Mr. Valentine

Friday Noir: The Mysterious Mr. Valentine

I’ve always been a sucker for a mad scientist, and The Mysterious Mr. Valentine is no exception. A tale of manipulation, murder, and a classic frame-up, this 1946 noir film delivers the goods.

Mysterious Mr. Valentine

Friday Noir: The Mysterious Mr. Valentine

I’ve always been a sucker for a mad scientist, and The Mysterious Mr. Valentine is no exception. A tale of manipulation, murder, and a classic frame-up, this 1946 noir film delivers the goods.

band of outsiders

Best Crime Ever

Running through the Louvre. Because you can. Only Godard could make noir so lighthearted and fun.

band of outsiders

Best Crime Ever

Running through the Louvre. Because you can. Only Godard could make noir so lighthearted and fun.