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Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) ★★☆☆☆

A Lame to Kill For?

Sin City is the home of sleazy bars and cigarettes. This time with the addition of Eva Green, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Josh Brolin and even Lady Gaga, on top of returning cast members Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke and Rosario Dawson. 185 more words


Caught (1949)

Psychopathic greed consumes millionaire Smith Ohlrig. I can’t see his wife Leonora making it out of this alive. You know, the thing about Ohlrig, he’s got lifeless eyes. 927 more words



Everyone has to start somewhere, and for genius director Christopher Nolan, that movie was Following.

Shot in stark, black and white 16mm stock, Nolan sets the stage for a modern film noir… 486 more words


Pulp Corner: Double Indemnity

If you’ve ever looked into film noir, no doubt you’ve come across Double Indemnity. It’s often cited as one of the definitive examples of the genre. 1,170 more words


Editing the images

The editing process was quite difficult as we had so many images to narrow down. We opened the images in camera raw, and started by getting rid of the ones where: I’m looking away, out of focus, the flash didn’t go off or I’m smiling as it doesn’t fit in with the moody persona. 240 more words

All The World Is Staged

Red Riding, Channel 4, 2009.

This trilogy was produced by Channel 4 and transmitted at least twice in the 2009. I wrote this response at the time. I was immediately struck with the way that the films crossed over with serial killer films and how their gloomy style replicated the dark, dystopian world so common in serial killer films and in the… 3,433 more words

Television Film

All The world is staged (Part 2)

After a successful photoshoot I was really excited to go through our images and we were very pleased to say the least! Everything that we had to consider ended up looking really good and I feel like our influences shone though in our images. 1,175 more words