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My Review of 'Three Strangers' (1946)

This film’s most unique feature is its three (almost completely) separate storylines about three strangers that connect by way of a single incident. An incident that figures significantly in the various characters’ fates. 636 more words

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"Kansas City Confidential" (1952) starring John Payne & Coleen Gray

Detective: … left school to enlist with the engineers. Pretty good soldier too! Bronze Star, Purple Heart!

Joe: Try and buy a cup of coffee with them! 479 more words


Esther Williams stays ashore in 'The Unguarded Moment' (1956)

The Unguarded Moment (1956)

Directed by Harry Keller

Starring: Esther Williams, George Nader, John Saxon

* Published specifically for The Esther Williams Blogathon hosted by Michaela at… 1,665 more words


Hugo Hass & Cleo Moore: Bargain Basement Noir.

I’m starting to appreciate the MOVIES! channel’s two nights per week of back-to-back noir showcases, “Noir To Die For” and “Sunday Night Noir”, no longer griping about the loss of TCM’s carefully curated classics hosted by the Film Noir Foundation’s Eddie Muller, or even complaining about the MOVIES! 403 more words


The Film Noir Odyssey

Writer: Samuel Fuller and Helen Deutsch

Director: Douglas Sirk

Cast: Cornel Wilde, Patricia Knight, Esther Minciotti

Cinematography: Charles Lawton Jr.

Music: George Duning… 904 more words

Film Noir

"Boomerang!" (1947) starring Dana Andrews, Lee J. Cobb, Arthur Kennedy, Jane Wyatt, & Ed Begley

[1] This is a pretty good, taut, realistic, gritty film-noirish film

[2] Most of the film’s dramatic moments take place in the courtroom, but there is a backstory involving municipal corruption… 465 more words