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Nietzsche and the Meaning and Definition of Noir

This essay originally appeared in my The Philosophy of Film Noir volume.

The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946) was adapted from a novel by the hard-boiled writer, James M. 6,857 more words

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“I kissed her. Her eyes were shining up at me like two blue stars. It was like being in church.”

-James M. Cain

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Three Old-School Thrillers That I Read Last Week

Modern thrillers have a lot going for them, but there is nothing more refreshing than an old-school, no-holds-barred tale of political intrigue, corruption, and murder.  Authors who wrote in previous decades have the luxury of avoiding compliance with our modern sensibilities. 535 more words