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Day Eight of Noirvember: List o' the Week -- Top 10 Favorite Noir Monikers

In yesterday’s Noirvember post, I mentioned a character in The Big Knife whose name has always stuck with me – not just because it was so unusual, but also because it was so contrary to his slimy personality. 110 more words

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Unsavory Duos: J.J. Hunsecker and Sidney Falco in Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

Brimming with repellent characters, Sweet Smell of Success, released in 1957 by United Artists, centers primarily on two: powerful Broadway columnist J.J. Hunsecker (Burt Lancaster) and self-serving press agent Sidney Falco (Tony Curtis). 1,085 more words

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Day 30 of Noirvember: My Favorite Femmes

On today, the last day of Noirvember 2016, I am pleased to shine a shadowy spotlight (is that even possible?) on my Top 10 Favorite Femmes. 118 more words

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Day 28 of Noirvember: Characters I Hate to Love - Bruno Antony

Strangers on a Train (1951), masterfully directed by Alfred Hitchcock, tells the story of two men who meet by happenstance on a train, and wind up wholly intertwined in each other’s lives. 191 more words

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