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The war has ended. I’ve gone to thirty movies this year while the world became safe for democracy. I’ve enjoyed a few heartwarming family films this year (“Christmas in Connecticut” “Our Vine Has Tender Grapes” “A Tree Grows In Brooklyn.”) But mostly  1,070 more words


Day 22 of Noirvember: Top Films Noir - Part II

Better late than really, really late, I sometimes say.

Back in 2011, in response to a request from one of my readers, I offered up part I of my… 1,015 more words

Film Noir

Top 10 Most Persuasive Film Noir Femmes

How do I love film noir femmes fatales? Let me count the ways.

I love them for their striking beauty – how did Virginia Christine expect to stand a chance with Ava Gardner slinking around in that single-strap black dress in… 2,203 more words

Film Noir

A Woman To Die For: Femme Fatale

My last post scratched the surface of the film noir genre, contemplating what it is, where it came from, and a little bit of where it’s brought us. 437 more words

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Girl, long straight hair, long straight legs, long straight jeans, crooked teeth. 561 more words

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Scarlet Street (1945) - [Public Domain Movies]

Masterfully directed by Fritz Lang, Scarlet Street is a bleak film in which an ordinary man succumbs first to vice and then to murder. …

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Scarlet Street [1945]

“How can a man be so dumb … I’ve been waiting to laugh in your face ever since I met you. You’re old and ugly and I’m sick of you …”

Edward G. Robinson