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Vintage Pin Up: Bomber Art

For a remarkable story on a woman who did wonderful nose art on World War II planes, check out Lena Hedges’ post on Anne Hayward here: http://lenahedges.wordpress.com/2014/11/24/ww-ii-girl-power/

"Nightcrawler" And "Gone Girl" Make Each Other Stronger Movies


Of all the movies I have seen this year, the ones which have stuck with me long after the credits finished were “Nightcrawler” and “Gone Girl.” Not because they were dark and disturbing, but more so they were compelling tales of people who were removed from our reality because this reality was not one they wanted to live in. 1,093 more words


Happy Noirvember! Day One: Ten of My Favorite Noir Quotes

What’s Noirvember? It’s a month-long celebration of all things noir, started by Marya over at Cinema-Fanatic.com. This is my first year participating, so strap yourselves in and get ready for 30 days of noir – from reviews to bios to trivia tidbits, and anything else noir-related that I can come up with! 490 more words

Film Noir

Del metro de Valencia a Teresa y el ébola

El 3 de julio del 2006, sucedió el peor accidente de metro de la historia de Europa en la estación de “Jesús”, Valencia. 43 personas fallecieron. 505 more words


Ace in the Hole – Where Ambition Meets an Abrupt End

Ace in the Hole follows a few themes that cinema—and audiences alike—have become accustomed to, a major one being the faults of ambition. It’s a theme that spans film, reaching from… 584 more words

Roger Ebert's Great Movies

Ace in the Hole (1951)

Why have I overlooked this film for the 45 years that I have lived on this earth? I must have seen every other Billy Wilder film and some numerous times, but I missed this masterpiece until this past week. 328 more words