Jean Gabin. Alain Delon. A heist. Do you really need to know anything else? Here’s the rundown.
Month: November 2020
Noirvember 2020, Episode 15: Talk About a Stranger (1952)
Today, an entry from the very small sub-genre of Kid Noir, Talk About a Stranger (1952). Enjoy, but don’t believe everything those little tykes might tell you…
Noirvember 2020, Episode 14: El Vampiro Negro (The Black Vampire, 1953)
Starting today, I’ll feature several films from the Noir City International virtual film festival, which kicked off yesterday. You can read my review here as well as find out how you can see this excellent Argentine noir for yourself!
Noirvember 2020, Episode 13: Chicago Calling (1951)
Dan Duryea had an outstanding career with many great roles, but Chicago Calling may be his finest performance. Find out why right here.
Noirvember 2020, Episode 12: The Story of Molly X (1949)
A typical women-in-prison picture? No, there’s so much more to this film, including an excellent performance by June Havoc. Read about it here!
Noirvember 2020, Episode 11: Five Minutes to Live (1961)
Johnny Cash meets Opie (Ronnie Howard) in this messed-up low-budget home invasion noir! Here’s the scoop!
Noirvember 2020, Episode 10: Iron Man (1951)
Nope, you won’t find Robert Downey Jr. in this one… Just a solid boxing noir picture. More here!
Noirvember 2020, Episode 9: Apology for Murder (1945)
Hmmm… You may feel like you’ve seen this one before… But you should check it out anyway! Beaver Cleaver’s dad (Hugh Beaumont) meets Vera (Ann Savage), Detour‘s femme fatale from hell. Go ahead, take a look. Don’t let that smoking gun in the poster scare you…
Noirvember 2020, Episode 8: Hell Bound (1957)
Today starts the second week of Noirvember with Hell Bound (1957), featuring a very nasty John Russell. It’s all here!
Noirvember 2020, Episode 7: A Film Noir Double Feature
Today I bring you highlights from last night’s virtual library movie discussion of Detour (1945) and D.O.A. (1950). It’s all right here!
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