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Noir Nook: Top Five Reasons Why I Love Phyllis Dietrichson

Noir Nook: Top Five Reasons Why I Love Phyllis Dietrichson If you know me at all, you’ll know that my favorite noir, hands-down, no question, is Double Indemnity (1944), which tells the story of an insurance salesman who teams with … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Hub’s Top Ten Film Noir Picks

Classic Movie Hub’s 10 Must-See Films for a Better Understanding of Film Noir.   The Original: The Maltese Falcon Widely considered by critics and historians to be the first film noir, this 1941 classic set the standards for the genre. … Continue reading

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Barbara Stanwyck Blogathon: Double Indemnity

  Barbara Stanwyck: Double Indemnity  Some actors are born to play a certain type. The word type-cast does exist for a reason.  Some are gruff and cast as cops, while others are wise and cast as grandfathers. This, however, was not … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Billy Wilder at Work

Born June 22, 1906 Legendary Director Billy Wilder! There’s really nothing ‘mini’ about this Tribute except for a lack of ‘written’ content — but, really, anything I could say here would be a gross understatement anyway. So, here is a … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Barbara Stanwyck

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend Barbara Stanwyck, born July 16 in 1907! ….. “I knew that after fourteen I’d have to earn my own living, but I was willing to do that … I’ve always been a little sorry … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture #’s 28 and 27 — The Lost Weekend (1945) and A Man for All Seasons (1966)

28. The Lost Weekend (1945) Other Nominated Films: Anchors Aweigh, The Bells of St. Mary’s, Mildred Pierce, Spellbound The Lost Weekend is an extremely tough film to watch since it’s extremely accurate in its portrayal of the disease known as … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture #’s 32 and 31 — Tom Jones (1963) and Going My Way (1944)

32. Tom Jones (1963) Other Nominated Films: America America, Cleopatra, How The West Was Won, Lilies of the Field There hasn’t been a comedy quite like Tom Jones in a very long time, which is unfortunate since it’s such a … Continue reading

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