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Noir Nook: Supportive Fellas of Film Noir

Noir Nook: Supportive Fellas of Film Noir A couple of years ago at the Noir Nook, I remedied my penchant for focusing on the distaff side of noir by shining the spotlight on some of my favorite noir actors. Now … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Three with Richard C

Noir Nook: Three with Richard C In previous posts here at the Noir Nook, I’ve mentioned the classic movie Zoom meetup group that I’ve participated in since spring 2020. One of our recent films was 20th Century Fox’s Cry of … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: In Living Color Noirs

Noir Nook: In Living Color Noirs If there’s one thing that’s certain about film noir, it’s that it encompasses a lot of uncertainty. All noirs don’t have femmes fatales. They’re not all set in urban areas. They don’t all have … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Best Noir of the Year – Part 2

Noir Nook: Best Noir of the Year – Part 2 For last month’s Noir Nook, I started one of my favorite lists to date – the best film from each year of the classic noir era; Part 1 covered 1940 … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Best Noir of the Year – Part I

Noir Nook: Best Noir of the Year – Part I If you know me, you’ll know I love a good list. And what better lists to make than lists about classic film noir features? This time around, I’m serving up … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Femme Entrances – Part 2

Noir Nook: Femme Entrances – Part 2 Last month, I offered up four femmes who provided us with some of the best entrances in film noir: Cora Smith (Lana Turner) in The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946), Phyllis Dietrichson (Barbara … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Femme Entrances

Noir Nook: Femme Entrances Recently, during a viewing of The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946) on TCM, I tweeted about Lana Turner’s first appearance in the film, stating that it was one of the best screen entrances, ever. One of … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: The At-Home Film Noir Festival

Noir Nook: The At-Home Film Noir Festival In April of this year, I attended the TCM Film Festival, which was the first time in two years that the fest was an in-person event. It was a sheer delight to be … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Top Films Noirs – Part 2

Noir Nook: Top Films Noirs – Part 2 Earlier this year, I decided to take a look at my favorite films noirs – a task that I periodically love to tackle because, depending on the season, my mood, or even … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: 75th Anniversary Noir – 2022 Edition

Noir Nook: 75th Anniversary Noir – 2022 Edition It’s now a new year, and you know what that means: a whole new crop of film noir features are celebrating their 75-year anniversary! Seventy-five years ago was 1947, which is frequently … Continue reading

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