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GONE GIRL by Gillian Flynn

First published in 2012, this “he said, she said” novel of marital suspense by Gillian Flynn – about a man accused of killing his wife when she goes missing – quickly became a bestseller in the US. 1,424 more words

Film Noir

Review: Perfidia, by James Ellroy (2014)

Musical Accompaniment: “Life During Wartime” by the Talking Heads

In retrospect, I probably wasn’t ready to fully appreciate Perfidia. For background, about five years ago, I tore through James Ellroy’s First L.A. 1,360 more words


The Hunt for 'Mr Pig'

Right, so this is my film for Hallowe’en. I’ve already done the ‘Scary’ iMovie Trailer (see The Bun of Terror), so I thought I’d have a go at the ‘Film Noir’ template. 202 more words

The Other Stuff

Programme for TARA Awards 2014






Film Noir Bonus – Batman - The Dark Knight

If any Hollywood blockbuster makes a film noir list, it will be The Dark Knight. When introduced in 1939, Batman served as a fascist fantasy to resist Franklyn Roosevelt. 512 more words


Film Noir Inspiration

Citizen Kane made cinematic advances on many fronts, and its most significant contribution to cinematography came from the use of a technique known as deep focus. 601 more words

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