Tag Archives: film noir

Noir Nook: Quoteable Noir

Noir Nook: Quotable Noir As we enter a new year, I thought I’d ring in 2019 at the Noir Nook with 10 of my favorite noir quotes. Enjoy! And Happy Noir Year! Edward G. Robinson and Joan Bennett in The … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Five Things You Need to Know About Christmas Holiday (1944)

Noir Nook: Five Things You Need to Know About Christmas Holiday (1944) Christmas Holiday is a 1944 noir starring Deanna Durbin as a devoted young bride who slowly comes to realize that her husband, played by Gene Kelly, is a … Continue reading

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#Noirvember Continues with a Kino Classics Giveaway (Blog/Facebook)

Celebrating #Noirvember with Kino Lorber! DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway, Winner’s Choice of 4 Classic Titles Now it’s time for the Facebook/Blog version of our contest! That said, there’s still two more chances to win our Kino Lorber #Noirvember giveaway, courtesy of Kino Lorber. Each of … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Elisha Cook Jr.

Noir Nook: Elisha Cook I recently appeared on a podcast hosted by Carl over at the Movie Palace; the topic was film noir, and one of the questions focused on actors who frequently appeared in the features from this era. … Continue reading

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Celebrating #Noirvember with a Classic Kino Lorber Giveaway!

Celebrating Noirvember with a Classic Kino Lorber Giveaway! Winner’s Choice of 4 Classic Titles Time for our next contest! This time we’re celebrating Noirvember with another cool Kino Classics giveaway… We are happy to say that we have EIGHT classic DVD … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Uncommon Ladies of Noir – Loretta Young

Noir Nook: Uncommon Ladies of Noir – Loretta Young Some film fans remember Loretta Young from her popular television show, where she’d sweep into the frame each week with an elegant flourish of her floor-length gown. Others think of her … Continue reading

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Film Noir Review: Desperate (1947)

“Out of every seven guys who go to the chair, six go yelling, “I’m innocent!’” Desperate (1947) is a prime example of what I’d like to call the “partial noir.” These are films that, despite their accomplished casts and moody visuals, … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Noirs I Watch Over and Over

Noir Nook: Noirs I Watch Over and Over I was talking to a co-worker the other day, and she remarked that she didn’t understand how people can read the same books or watch the same movies and television shows over … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Ripped from the Headlines – Ace in the Hole (1951)

Noir Nook: Ripped from the Headlines – Ace in the Hole (1951) For this month’s Noir Nook, I’m starting a new series, taking a look at several films noirs that are based on real-life events. I confess that I’ve always … Continue reading

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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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