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Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922)

If you know how to play cards, this movie will be one peculiar crime drama. As for me, I never learned to play cards, besides… 893 more words


House by the River (1950) Noirvember 2015: Episode 24

House by the River (1950) Fritz Lang
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Wealthy novelist Stephen Byrne (Louis Hayward, above right) strangles one of his house servants (Dorothy Patrick, above left) when she begins screaming to ward off Byrne’s amorous advances. 330 more words


The Noir Template: Guilt

In the dark realms of Noir, guilt has a funny way of distorting your reality with the stuff nightmares are made of. Nothing is what it seems. 6 more words

Tenderness of the Wolves

Review by David Paul Hellings



“Fritz Haarmann, aka the Butcher of Hanover and the Vampire of Hanover, was a German serial killer responsible for the murders of two dozen boys and young men during the so-called ‘years of crisis’ between the wars. 1,061 more words


The Big Heat (1953)

Go see it. The more you read about this one, the more it may spoil the film. Reasons to see it inevitably give things away… 574 more words


Woman in the Moon (1929)

The moon unites people. It illuminates our planet in the hour of darkness. The moon fascinates all because it is the closest thing to this planet, or so I think. 109 more words


Scarlet Street (1942)

In the first scene of Fritz Lang’s 1945 film noir classic Scarlet Street we are introduced to Christopher Cross (Edward G. Robinson), a meek and diligent bank cashier who is being celebrated by his peers and superiors at a dinner in his honor for twenty-five years of faithful service. 192 more words