Posts Tagged: film noir

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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.

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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.

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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.

Friday Noir: Cast a Dark Shadow

This 1955 British noir film features impeccable black and white photography. Truly a gem of the genre.

Friday Noir: Cast a Dark Shadow

This 1955 British noir film features impeccable black and white photography. Truly a gem of the genre.

Friday Noir: Body Heat

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

Friday Noir: Body Heat

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

Friday Noir: Witness to Murder

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

Friday Noir: Witness to Murder

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

Friday Noir: The Crimson Kimono

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.

Friday Noir: The Crimson Kimono

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.

Friday Noir: Murder My Sweet

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.

Friday Noir: Murder My Sweet

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.

Friday Noir: Chicago Deadline

A classic, old school detective noir film set in my hometown. Alan Ladd stars as a reporter investigating the death of a mysterious young woman who has the names and addresses of several members of high society in her address

Friday Noir: Chicago Deadline

A classic, old school detective noir film set in my hometown. Alan Ladd stars as a reporter investigating the death of a mysterious young woman who has the names and addresses of several members of high society in her address

Friday Noir: The Lost Weekend

The Academy Award-winning Billy Wilder classic noir film in its entirety.

Friday Noir: The Lost Weekend

The Academy Award-winning Billy Wilder classic noir film in its entirety.

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Friday Noir: My Favorite Brunette

Film noir can’t always best serious. Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour star in this comedy send-up of detective films.

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Friday Noir: My Favorite Brunette

Film noir can’t always best serious. Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour star in this comedy send-up of detective films.