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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 Okay, now it’s time for the Facebook/Blog version of our Kino Lorber Classic Horror Giveaway Contest! This time we’ll be giving away two Film Noir Classics via Facebook and this blog, … 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 This month we celebrate Noirvember courtesy of our friends at Kino Lorber! We are happy to say that we have EIGHT classic noir DVD or Blu-Rays to giveaway … 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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Noir Nook: Uncommon Ladies of Noir: Rosemary DeCamp

Uncommon Ladies of Noir: Rosemary DeCamp Quick – think of an actress associated with film noir. Who’d you come up with? Barbara Stanwyck? Audrey Totter? Jane Greer? Claire Trevor? There’s a whole list of dames that would fit the bill, … Continue reading

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Film Noir Review : The Hoodlum (1951)

“You cheap hood. Always looking for a fall guy and never realizing you’re it.” Most films noir have a flicker of hope in them; a dangling carrot for characters to chase despite their seemingly impossible odds. Without it, they’d be … Continue reading

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Film Noir Review: The Hitch-Hiker (1953)

“Nobody ever gave me anything, so I don’t owe nobody!” There was once a kid named Billy Cook, Jr. A rotten kid with a chip on his shoulder, Cook shot six people during the summer of 1950, before his arrest … Continue reading

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