Posts Tagged: noir film

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

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: Blonde Ice

Careful, fellas. This noir film from 1948 features the original man eater.

Friday Noir: Blonde Ice

Careful, fellas. This noir film from 1948 features the original man eater.

Friday Noir: The Chase

Based on a novel by one of my favorite noir authors, Cornell Woolrich,”The Chase” was released in 1946. The dream-like noir film is about a penniless veteran who is haunted by bizarre dreams, and then his life gets even weirder

Friday Noir: The Chase

Based on a novel by one of my favorite noir authors, Cornell Woolrich,”The Chase” was released in 1946. The dream-like noir film is about a penniless veteran who is haunted by bizarre dreams, and then his life gets even weirder