Posts Tagged: 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.

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 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.

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.

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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: 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

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?”

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When Vampires Were Scary

Back before they put vampires on TV, they were scary. Like in this 1980s horror noir classic The Hunger. They were both compelling and disgusting. Their immortality was criminal–they had to take lives to maintain it. Much as I love

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When Vampires Were Scary

Back before they put vampires on TV, they were scary. Like in this 1980s horror noir classic The Hunger. They were both compelling and disgusting. Their immortality was criminal–they had to take lives to maintain it. Much as I love

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Sunday Noir: Brick

There aren’t many hard-boiled noir teen films, or maybe there just aren’t that many that are done well. Brick still stands out as one of the best noir films–teen or not–of the past decade.

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Sunday Noir: Brick

There aren’t many hard-boiled noir teen films, or maybe there just aren’t that many that are done well. Brick still stands out as one of the best noir films–teen or not–of the past decade.