Posts Tagged: film noir

Thursday Noir: Elevator to The Gallows

What makes a French New Wave noir film better? A cool jazz soundtrack written by Miles Davis. Honestly, the score for Louis Malle’s “Elevator to the Gallows” is amazing, and so is the film. If you don’t like subtitles, don’t

Thursday Noir: Elevator to The Gallows

What makes a French New Wave noir film better? A cool jazz soundtrack written by Miles Davis. Honestly, the score for Louis Malle’s “Elevator to the Gallows” is amazing, and so is the film. If you don’t like subtitles, don’t

Truffaut Does Noir

If you love film noir and the French New Wave as much as I do, then you’re sure to love François Truffaut’s “Tirez Sur le Pianiste (Shoot the Piano Player).” Enjoy the original French trailer.

Truffaut Does Noir

If you love film noir and the French New Wave as much as I do, then you’re sure to love François Truffaut’s “Tirez Sur le Pianiste (Shoot the Piano Player).” Enjoy the original French trailer.

Saturday Noir: The Lost Weekend

I’m losing this weekend to work. This guy’s story is much more exciting than mine. A classic noir film.

Saturday Noir: The Lost Weekend

I’m losing this weekend to work. This guy’s story is much more exciting than mine. A classic noir film.

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Friday Noir: The Stranger

” I do have one question. When you get to your little place on Nantucket Island, I ‘magine you’re gonna take off that handsome-lookin’ S.S. uniform of yours, ain’tcha?… That’s what I thought. Now that I can’t abide. How ’bout

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Friday Noir: The Stranger

” I do have one question. When you get to your little place on Nantucket Island, I ‘magine you’re gonna take off that handsome-lookin’ S.S. uniform of yours, ain’tcha?… That’s what I thought. Now that I can’t abide. How ’bout

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Sunday Noir: D.O.A.

Classic noir film. Arguably the inspiration for the movie Crank. Beware the luminous poison!

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Sunday Noir: D.O.A.

Classic noir film. Arguably the inspiration for the movie Crank. Beware the luminous poison!

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Sunday Noir: Killer Joe

Directed by the legendary William Friedken, Killer Joe is a truly hard-boiled noir thriller. It paints a stereotypical portrait of Texans, but it’s a solid exploitation piece in the vein of Tarantino, so that’s the sort of thing you would

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Sunday Noir: Killer Joe

Directed by the legendary William Friedken, Killer Joe is a truly hard-boiled noir thriller. It paints a stereotypical portrait of Texans, but it’s a solid exploitation piece in the vein of Tarantino, so that’s the sort of thing you would

Tuesday Noir: One Body Too Many

A mystery comedy starring Bela Lugosi? Hold all my calls. I’m going to be busy for a couple hours.

Tuesday Noir: One Body Too Many

A mystery comedy starring Bela Lugosi? Hold all my calls. I’m going to be busy for a couple hours.

Film Noir: Human Desire

Apparently, Fritz Lang hated the title. He said, “What other kind of desire is there?”

Film Noir: Human Desire

Apparently, Fritz Lang hated the title. He said, “What other kind of desire is there?”

Film Noir: Drive

I don’t know what took me so long to get to this party, but the movie Drive is awesome. Hard-boiled with fast cars and the sloppy, unexpected violence that happens when things go wrong. Soup to nuts, acting to directing,

Film Noir: Drive

I don’t know what took me so long to get to this party, but the movie Drive is awesome. Hard-boiled with fast cars and the sloppy, unexpected violence that happens when things go wrong. Soup to nuts, acting to directing,