Posts Tagged: film noir
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.
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.
This 1955 British noir film features impeccable black and white photography. Truly a gem of the genre.
Back in the 1980s, when Hollywood still made movies for grown-ups, the noir thriller Body Heat was made. Think The Postman Always Rings Twice on Viagra. This film is steamy and dangerous dialed up to a pitch that you can’t
If I had to name the number one noir film actress of all time, I’d say Barbara Stanwyck. Lauren Bacall is amazing, but Barbara Stanwyck knows how to sell being a tough girl in a low place. This is one
A great suggestion from another great writer, Julia Gray, “The Crimson Kimono” (1959) is an excellent noir film directed by one of my favorites, Sam Fuller.
Run don’t walk to your chosen purveyor of vintage entertainment to take a peek at “Murder My Sweet,” the 1944 film noir classic. You’re welcome.