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Noir Nook: Uncommon Ladies of Noir – Shelley Winters

Noir Nook: Uncommon Ladies of Noir – Shelley Winters Shelley Winters may be best known for her role as an overweight, but heroic, former championship swimmer in 1972’s The Poseidon Adventure, or perhaps her Oscar-winning turns in The Diary of … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: The Ends of Noir

Noir Nook: The Ends of Noir In my first several Noir Nook posts of this year, I focused on beginnings – how some of our favorite noir actors and actresses got their big breaks in Hollywood. This month, I’m looking … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Four Noir Fellas: Show Biz Beginnings

Four Noir Fellas: Show Biz Beginnings Last month’s Noir Nook focused on the opening scenes from some of my favorite noir features. In a further nod to the start of the new year, this month I’m taking a look at … Continue reading

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Film Noir Review: 10 Classic Films Noir for the Holidays

10 Classic Films Noir for the Holidays For many (myself included), the holidays are the happiest time of the year. It’s hard to match the euphoric feeling of being with loved ones, exchanging gifts, and doing so to the tune … Continue reading

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Kino Lorber Film Noir (Facebook/Blog) Blu-Ray/DVD Giveaway Contest (November)

Celebrating Noirvember All-Month Long with Kino Lorber! DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway, Winner’s Choice of 4 Classics Yay! The contest is over and the winners are: Joi and David W! Congratulations! Okay, now it’s time for the Facebook/Blog version of our Kino Lorber Classic Horror Giveaway … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Two Fab Film Noirs

Noir Nook:  Two Fab Film Noirs In last month’s column, I offered up the first in a series of columns on low-budget, B-level films noir that nobody ever talks about. This time around, I’m taking a look at films that … Continue reading

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Film Noir Review: 10 Classic Film Noir-Horror Crossovers

10 Classic Film Noir-Horror Crossovers Horror and film noir have always been kindred spirits. The bleakest of movie genres, they’ve spent decades exploring the dirty crevices of humanity and projecting their findings on the big screen. They have their cosmetic … Continue reading

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Kino Lorber Noirvember Blu-Ray/DVD Giveaway Promotion (via Twitter)

Celebrating Noirvember with Kino Lorber! DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway, Winner’s Choice of 4 Classic Titles Yay! The contest is over and the winners are: Craig, Vickie, Nancy, Bharat, Ana and Brett! Congratulations! This month we celebrate Noirvember courtesy of our friends at … Continue reading

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Anne Bancroft’s ‘Noir’ Side: Exclusive Guest Post by Author Douglass K. Daniel

Anne Bancroft’s ‘Noir Side’ In her twenties actress Anne Bancroft had just what a film noir needed, the kind of smoky beauty a guy would take a bullet for. She turned up in a handful of movies in the 1950s … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Am-noir-sia: The Amnesia Motif in Film Noir

Am-noir-sia: The Amnesia Motif in Film Noir Along with rain-swept streets, voiceover narration, and shadows neatly sliced by venetian blinds, one of film noir’s common features is the character suffering from memory loss. This month’s column takes a look at … Continue reading

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