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Unholy mystery

Unholy mystery | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
There are many criteria by which to judge a society. Dostoyevsky recommended examining its prisons. Gandhi said to look at how it treats its weakest members.
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Digital Descends On Music Box's Noir City 5 Festival - Chicagoist

Digital Descends On Music Box's Noir City 5 Festival - Chicagoist | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
Digital Descends On Music Box's Noir City 5 Festival Chicagoist Eddie Muller, founder and president of the Film Noir Foundation, strode on to the stage at the Music Box Theater Saturday afternoon to introduce the first film of the day: the...
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Big Screen Berkeley: Sorry, Wrong Number - Berkeleyside

Big Screen Berkeley: Sorry, Wrong Number - Berkeleyside | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
Berkeleyside Big Screen Berkeley: Sorry, Wrong Number Berkeleyside Blending elements of Gothic horror, film noir and mystery tropes, her screenplay concludes on a grim note that impressively manages to stay within the parameters (if not the spirit)...
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There Are 8 Million Stories in the Naked City: A Brief View of Film Noir

There Are 8 Million Stories in the Naked City: A Brief View of Film Noir | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
At its most basic level Film Noir is simply French for dark or black film. It is a term that is credited to critic Nino Frank who used it in 1946 after noting certain tendencies' in a group of American films that were screened in France ...
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The Noir Festival at The New School - Hollywood.com

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The Noir Festival at The New School
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Naturally it was the French who coined the term “film noir” to describe those strange, morally ambiguous, high-contrast, lost in the shadows movies of the 30s and the 40s.
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Classic Movie Ramblings: The Lineup (1958)

Classic Movie Ramblings: The Lineup (1958) | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
Don Siegel's crime thriller The Lineup was based on a popular television series of the same name, and shares the TV series' San Francisco setting. It was released .... Labels: 1950s, crime movies, don siegel, film noir, thriller ...
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Newsroom | A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir

Newsroom | A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
With rumpled PIs, shyster lawyers, corrupt politicians, double-crossers, and femme fatales, film noir is a genre that emerged from the cinema's shadowy wainscots. It flourished because so often the movies that collectively built ...
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Review: North by Northwest

Review: North by Northwest | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
Having seen most of Alfred Hitchcock’s works I must admit that North by Northwest has quickly become my favorite, even though it may not possess the typical Hitchcockian motives.
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Film Noir: Sunset Boulevard | Patryk's Film Blog

Film Noir: Sunset Boulevard | Patryk's Film Blog | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
There is a reason why Sunset Boulevard became a sort of defining movie of the film noir genre. It involves ruthless murder, sexual connotations, deceit and failed romance. However, there is difference between this film and ...
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It's Archetypal!

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Film Noir: Nightmare Alley

Film Noir: Nightmare Alley | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
From all the sombre films in the noir genre Nightmare Alley struck me as the one that’s the most obscure and distinctly expressive in its figurative meaning. Edmund Golding definitely Continu...
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The Noir File: 'Spellbound' and George Raft Day — Film Noir Blonde

The Noir File: 'Spellbound' and George Raft Day — Film Noir Blonde | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
The Noir File is FNB's guide to classic film noir, neo-noir and pre-noir on cable TV. All movies below are from the schedule of Turner Classic Movies (TCM), which broadcasts them uncut and uninterrupted.
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The Noir File: All noir, all day long, with Stanwyck ... - Film Noir Blonde

The Noir File: All noir, all day long, with Stanwyck ... - Film Noir Blonde | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
The Noir File is FNB's guide to classic film noir, neo-noir and pre-noir on cable TV. All movies below are from the schedule of Turner Classic Movies (TCM), which broadcasts them uncut and uninterrupted.
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Day 357: Feeding On Danger And Destruction… Could It Be ...

Day 357: Feeding On Danger And Destruction… Could It Be ... | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
The story-telling style of a number of low-budget B-reel films can be tied to the pulp world. Cheap westerns, adventure movies and crime films – that hauntingly brilliant creative period of film noir in the 40's and 50's – all stem ...
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“Leave Her To Heaven” and Jeanne Crain: 2013 TCM Summer ...

“Leave Her To Heaven” and Jeanne Crain: 2013 TCM Summer ... | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
You could argue, of course, there are certain elements in a film noir – dark black-and-white photography (influenced primarily by the expressionist German films of the 20′s and 30′s), ordinary men who find themselves over ...
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Samuel Fuller documentary 'A Fuller Life' premiering at Venice - Los Angeles Times

Samuel Fuller documentary 'A Fuller Life' premiering at Venice - Los Angeles Times | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
Samuel Fuller documentary 'A Fuller Life' premiering at Venice Los Angeles Times Sixty years ago, maverick director Samuel Fuller won the Bronze Lion Award at the Venice International Film Festival for his gritty film noir “Pickup on South Street”...
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Blog Archive » [PASSNOTES] 'ODD MAN OUT': CLASSIC NOIR ...

Blog Archive » [PASSNOTES] 'ODD MAN OUT': CLASSIC NOIR ... | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
Odd Man Out (1947) Dir. Carol Reed – Aug 30th at The Albert Clock. Who's in it? James Mason, Fay Compton. What's it about? With the cobbled streets and crooked alleyways of Belfast as it's setting, 1947's Odd Man Out, ...
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Cinema Directives: Film Noir - The View from a Devotée

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Recently in Chicago, I attended two films shown at the Noir City festival at the Music Box theatre. Before each screening, Alan K. Rode one of the programmers of the event, gave a brief introduction to the movie, detailing not ...
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REEL FURY: The Origins of Film Noir « Furious Cinema

REEL FURY: The Origins of Film Noir « Furious Cinema | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
While most people associate noir with just the hardboiled crime films of the 40s and 50s, the visual style/tone can be seen in other genres as well such as horror and sci-fi. If you look through our own NOIR section you'll see ...
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Where Danger Lives: Film Noir Movie Posters: LIZABETH SCOTT

Where Danger Lives: Film Noir Movie Posters: LIZABETH SCOTT | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
Sorry I've been away for a while — a publisher has approached me about doing a film noir book (Yay blogging!) and it has been taking the lion's share of my free time! Here's a great set of posters featuring the inimitable ...
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Passion and Darkness - The Portland Mercury

Passion and Darkness - The Portland Mercury | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
The Portland Mercury Passion and Darkness The Portland Mercury While these black-and-white thrillers all fall easily into the "film noir" category, the eight films—all screening on 35mm—display a remarkable stylistic range that gives continued...
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Review: Strangers on a Train

Review: Strangers on a Train | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
Strangers on a Train might actually be my favorite Hitchcockian thriller ever. With the utmost realistic and thought-provoking story The Master of Suspense wanted to show the world that even some o...
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Film Noir and The Woman in the Window « thefilmprof

Film Noir and The Woman in the Window « thefilmprof | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
Film Noir (literally 'black film or cinema') was coined by French film critics (first by Nino Frank in 1946) who noticed the trend of 'dark' and downbeat looks and themes in many American crime and detective films released in ...
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Film noir: Everything you need to know about postwar America

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Richard Lingeman's "The Noir Forties" reveals how the film movement captured the period's creeping fear and anxiety (Film noir: Everything you need to know about postwar America http://t.co/4TVS5NB1...
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Andre de Toth: The Director's Director

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A documentary about maverick, Hollywood genre film director, Andre de Toth. Features: Richard Donner, Nicolas Roeg, Bertrand Tavernier and Quentin Tarantino. (There's only 31 hours left for you to help director Andre de Toth to get his due!
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Extolling virtues of 'Dark Passage': Bogie, Bacall ... - Film Noir Blonde

Extolling virtues of 'Dark Passage': Bogie, Bacall ... - Film Noir Blonde | Film-Noir for the Soul | Scoop.it
Extolling virtues of 'Dark Passage': Bogie, Bacall and more. December 18, 2012 By Film Noir Blonde Leave a Comment. Dark Passage/1947/Warner Bros./106 min. “Dark Passage” was the third of four films Bogart and Bacall made together.
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