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Noir Nook: Not Your Average Noir

Noir Nook: Not Your Average Noir What are the characteristics of film noir? Femme Fatales? Voiceover narration? Flashbacks? Cynical anti-hero? Deep shadows and single-source lighting? Urban setting? Unique camera angles? Hard-boiled detective? Yes. And no. You won’t find every one … Continue reading

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Blu-Ray Giveaway – Ida Lupino: Filmmaker Collection (4 disc set) (now through Nov 23)

Celebrating Women Pioneer Filmmakers!We’re Giving Away FIVE Ida Lupino Blu-Ray Filmmaker Collection Sets! This month we continue our Women Pioneers Filmmaker Celebration with another special giveaway! We are happy to say that we’re giving away FIVE COPIES of the Ida Lupino … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: YouTube Noir – Private Hell 36 (1954)

Noir Nook: YouTube Noir – Private Hell 36 (1954) This month’s Noir Nook offers another entry in my series on film noir features that can be found on YouTube. This time, I’m focusing on Private Hell 36, released in 1954 … 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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Mini Tribute: Ida Lupino

Born February 4, 1918 Ida Lupino! Ida Lupino appeared in over 100 roles including They Drive by Night, The Sea Wolf, High Sierra, The Hard Way, Road House, On Dangerous Ground and Escape Me Never. In 1949 Lupino stepped behind … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Ida Lupino

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Ida Lupino, born February 4th, 1918. To me, Ida Lupino is one of best female role models in the world of classic film. She had the gall of Katharine Hepburn, the independence of Bette Davis, … Continue reading

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