Tagged: Neo Noir

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Criterion presents a double shot of Noir

The Criterion Collection will be releasing two noir classics from different eras on Blu Ray September 20th.   Official Synopsis: The first of the...

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CRIMEWATCH: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Writer-Director Shane Black’s Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005) is a dark comedy with a strong noir edge about a murder mystery being pursued by...

CRIMEWATCH: Man Bites Dog

Man Bites Dog is a film that I had been trying to find for a while. A DVD eluded my grasp but I was...

BARTON FINK

In New York City, 1941 we are introduced to successful playwright Barton Fink (John Turturro) an idealistic artist who is inspired to forge a...

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Film Noir Classics: THE NAKED KISS

Writer-Director Sam Fuller often began his movies with indelible imagery that would jump out from the screen and this film has one of the...

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Film Noir Classics: SECONDS

Arthur Hamilton (John Randolph) is a middle aged banker who has become dissatisfied and lost his way in life. One day he is contacted...

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Film Noir Classics: CHINATOWN

An old fashioned sepia toned Paramount Pictures logo at the start of Roman Polanski’s 1974 Neo Noir masterpiece Chinatown acts as a cinematic portal...

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Film Noir Classics: THE LONG GOODBYE

Before Robert Altman’s Neo Noir The Long Goodbye (1973) which revolves around the character of private detective Philip Marlowe, another film was made called...

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Film Noir Classics: BLOOD SIMPLE

To celebrate the month of Noirvember I wanted to delve into the first wave of film noir and its post-modern form that is every...