Posts Tagged: Film-Noir

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After Dark, My Sweet (1990)

We have already reviewed my all-time favourite noir, The Grifters (1990), the film adaptation of Jim Thompson’s 1963 novel. Thompson’s 1955 novel, After Dark, My Sweet, has also been eponymously adapted to the screen; curiously, also in 1990. Again, this is a

Original Large Theatrical Movie Poster Art Cinema Film 2009 Enter The Void

After Dark, My Sweet (1990)

We have already reviewed my all-time favourite noir, The Grifters (1990), the film adaptation of Jim Thompson’s 1963 novel. Thompson’s 1955 novel, After Dark, My Sweet, has also been eponymously adapted to the screen; curiously, also in 1990. Again, this is a

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The Grifters (1990)

An unacknowleged classic, The Grifters is a neo-noir of the highest order. For my tastes, it is the best noir I have seen, with Double Indemnity (1944) a close second. The film is based on the novel, The Grifters, by legendary pulp crime

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The Grifters (1990)

An unacknowleged classic, The Grifters is a neo-noir of the highest order. For my tastes, it is the best noir I have seen, with Double Indemnity (1944) a close second. The film is based on the novel, The Grifters, by legendary pulp crime

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Bound (1996)

Three years before massive hit The Matrix (1999), the Wachowskis* made their debut on the silver screen with this excellent erotically-charged neo-noir crime thriller. Mixing suspense and passion perfectly, Bound quickly became a cult classic. The chemistry between the leading actors is scintillating. Jennifer Tilly, Gina

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Bound (1996)

Three years before massive hit The Matrix (1999), the Wachowskis* made their debut on the silver screen with this excellent erotically-charged neo-noir crime thriller. Mixing suspense and passion perfectly, Bound quickly became a cult classic. The chemistry between the leading actors is scintillating. Jennifer Tilly, Gina

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Blue Velvet (1986)

One of the seminal films of the 80s, Blue Velvet is a weird and mesmerising neo-noir. The fascinating storyline is brought to life by a capable cast with memorable performances from Dennis Hopper and Dean Stockwell. Blue Velvet tackles sexual deviation, drug abuse,

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Blue Velvet (1986)

One of the seminal films of the 80s, Blue Velvet is a weird and mesmerising neo-noir. The fascinating storyline is brought to life by a capable cast with memorable performances from Dennis Hopper and Dean Stockwell. Blue Velvet tackles sexual deviation, drug abuse,

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Drive (2011)

Drive, starring Ryan Gosling, is a slick neo-noir crime thriller and an original experience. On the surface it looks like just a stylish action film but Drive places character development above action. The result is a film where we care about the protagonists and understand

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Drive (2011)

Drive, starring Ryan Gosling, is a slick neo-noir crime thriller and an original experience. On the surface it looks like just a stylish action film but Drive places character development above action. The result is a film where we care about the protagonists and understand

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Brick (2005)

Rian Johnson’s excellent feature debut is a neo-noir set in an American high school. This intriguing thriller stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a student-turned-dogged investigator. Gordon-Levitt’s great performance is complemented by a strong supporting cast. Brick is a unique film, created by a filmmaker

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Brick (2005)

Rian Johnson’s excellent feature debut is a neo-noir set in an American high school. This intriguing thriller stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a student-turned-dogged investigator. Gordon-Levitt’s great performance is complemented by a strong supporting cast. Brick is a unique film, created by a filmmaker

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Double Indemnity (1944)

Billy Wilder’s Double Indemnity is one of the earliest and best examples of film-noir. It helped develop the style on screen which fits so well the stories and dialogue of hard-boiled writers such as James M. Cain and Raymond Chandler. Cain wrote

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Double Indemnity (1944)

Billy Wilder’s Double Indemnity is one of the earliest and best examples of film-noir. It helped develop the style on screen which fits so well the stories and dialogue of hard-boiled writers such as James M. Cain and Raymond Chandler. Cain wrote