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Tag Archive: noir

Retro Review: ‘His Kind of Woman’

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By 1951, film noir was set in stone as a solid genre of filmdom and famed eccentric millionaire Howard Hughes wanted in on the act. As the owner of RKO, he turned to… Continue reading

Noirvember Review: ‘D.O.A.’

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Every November fans of classic cinema celebrate one of the great genres of filmdom, the film noir. These beloved films ensure fans get their fill of; gritty streets, tough detectives, mysterious femme fatales,… Continue reading

Noirvember Review: ‘Detour’

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Every November fans of classic cinema celebrate one of the great genres of filmdom, the film noir. These beloved films ensure fans get their fill of; gritty streets, tough detectives, mysterious femme fatales,… Continue reading

Noirvember Review: “In a Lonely Place”

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Every November fans of classic cinema celebrate one of the great genres of filmdom, the film noir. These beloved films ensure fans get their fill of; gritty streets, tough detectives, mysterious femme fatales,… Continue reading

Noirvember Review: ‘Follow Me Quietly’

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Every November fans of classic cinema celebrate one of the great genres of filmdom, the film noir. These beloved films ensure fans get their fill of; gritty streets, tough detectives, mysterious femme fatales,… Continue reading

Classic Scene: the Maltese Falcon Reveal

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the Maltese Falcon reveal The Maltese Falcon (1941) Dir. John Huston The Scene: Hard boiled Private Eye Sam Spade has reluctantly gathered together with the three miscreants who have plagued him the entire… Continue reading

Noirvember: the Greatest Film Noir

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For the past couple of years it has become a tradition for movie fans to use the month of November to celebrate the genre of film noir. While this genre in its truest… Continue reading

Retro Review – ‘Night of the Hunter’

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When acting legend Charles Laughton wanted to make the jump to the directors chair he knew from experience the importance of having a solid performer in front of the cameras. As such he… Continue reading

Top 10 Humphrey Bogart Movies

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Hollywood icon Humphrey Bogart is an actor who has risen past being a great entertainer and has become a certified cultural icon. Even those who have never seen one of his movies recognize… Continue reading

‘The Maltese Falcon’ 75th Anniversary Retro Review

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I was recently lucky enough to catch one of my all time favorite films presented on the big screen for its 75th anniversary, the John Huston classic the Maltese Falcon. This adaptation of… Continue reading