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
10 months, 3 weeks ago
Once upon a screen...
This post was my submission to the December 2012 special, double-issue of The Dark Pages, the newsletter for film noir lovers, which was dedicated to Edmund Goulding’s 1947 classic, … 2,214 more words
2 years, 6 months ago
Having recently submitted my contribution to the special, year-end issue of The Dark Pages, a newsletter for film noir lovers, it’s reasonable I have noir on my mind. 243 more words
2 years, 9 months ago
Unlike the sparseness of April’s pre-Code offerings on TCM, the channel is fairly bursting at the seams this month with first-rate film noir features! In fact, I was hard-pressed, initially, to come up with my pick. 905 more words
3 years, 5 months ago
My motto (sometimes) is “better late than really, really late.”
With that in mind, I am pleased as punch to announce that a few months back (October, to be exact), Shadows and Satin was gifted with a Liebster Blog award from Jill at… 479 more words
3 years, 7 months ago