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They Live by Night - Tokyo

 From Dangerous Minds:

Kabukichō is the red light district in Shinjuku, a commercial and administrative ward in central Tokyo. Apparently Kabukichō took its name from plans to build a kabuki theater in the district sometime in 1940s. 240 more words

Film Noir

Down These Mean Streets a Man Must Go

The little guy looked like someone I knew. Someone I knew from the times when most everything I had to do was reading detective stories, and writing about them. 145 more words

Black And White

Sterling Hayden

Happy birthday to actor Sterling Hayden, born March 26, 1916 in Upper Montclair, NJ.  At age 16, Hayden dropped out of school and took a job as mate aboard a schooner.  311 more words

Film Noir

The Big Knife (1955)

Cinematography Ernest Laszlo

The Big Knife is a 1955 film noir directed and produced by Robert Aldrich from a screenplay by James Poe based on… 938 more words

Film Noir

Film Noir Shoot

My latest project, which I’m very excited about is a short video I am completing for one of my last film classes. My original plan was to film a short in a car, but underestimated the difficulty of doing this without a steady cam. 29 more words


They're Ready for Their Closeups: Lange and Sarandon Dominate in "Feud"

Although the title is a reference to the 1950 classic, Sunset Boulevard, which features the star power of Gloria Swanson and not Joan Crawford or Bette Davis, it rings true for the battle of these two stars. 598 more words