Posts Tagged: noir film

noir film thunder road

Friday Noir: Thunder Road

Robert Mitchum stars in this noir thriller as a Korean War vet who comes home from the war to join the family moonshine business. He’s got to evade both the cops and the big city gangsters trying to take over

noir film thunder road

Friday Noir: Thunder Road

Robert Mitchum stars in this noir thriller as a Korean War vet who comes home from the war to join the family moonshine business. He’s got to evade both the cops and the big city gangsters trying to take over

marked women

Friday Noir: Marked Women

This was the first noir film that I ever saw. One night when I was about nine years old, I couldn’t sleep and I turned on Marked Women with Humphrey Bogart and Betty Davis.

marked women

Friday Noir: Marked Women

This was the first noir film that I ever saw. One night when I was about nine years old, I couldn’t sleep and I turned on Marked Women with Humphrey Bogart and Betty Davis.

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,

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.

strange love of martha ivers

Friday Noir: The Strange Love of Marth Ivers

As Valentine’s Day approaches, I thought it might be nice to get into a little noir with a heavy side of romance.  The Strange Love Of Martha Ivers stars the lovely and talented Barbara Stanwyck, a young Kirk Douglas, and Walter O’Neil.

strange love of martha ivers

Friday Noir: The Strange Love of Marth Ivers

As Valentine’s Day approaches, I thought it might be nice to get into a little noir with a heavy side of romance.  The Strange Love Of Martha Ivers stars the lovely and talented Barbara Stanwyck, a young Kirk Douglas, and Walter O’Neil.

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: Scarface

Before Al Pacino starred in the famed remake of this 1932 noir classic, Howard Hawks’ gangster classic Scarface shocked audiences with its unprecedented violence. The screenplay was penned by Ben Hecht, a Chicago newspaperman, and apparently Capone’s thugs tried to

Friday Noir: Scarface

Before Al Pacino starred in the famed remake of this 1932 noir classic, Howard Hawks’ gangster classic Scarface shocked audiences with its unprecedented violence. The screenplay was penned by Ben Hecht, a Chicago newspaperman, and apparently Capone’s thugs tried to