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Double Indemnity is Tops in Film Noir Genre

Double Indemnity is a much-admired gem that comes up a lot when listing top films in the noir genre. This one is a  masterpiece and it is flawless, it has everything; adultery, corruption, murder. It uses familiar Los Angeles locales quite effectively. As femme fatales go, Barbara Stanwyck’s Phyllis Dietrichson is it. Fred MacMurray is… Continue reading Double Indemnity is Tops in Film Noir Genre

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Sunset Boulevard. They just don’t make them like this anymore ….

Set among the decaying ruins of Hollywood’s splendour days gone by, Sunset Boulevard film is a great place to start if you are new to the film-noir genre. It’s still quite a popular film, not surprisingly it has withstood the test of time. It’s a very dark film with just the right touch of black… Continue reading Sunset Boulevard. They just don’t make them like this anymore ….

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Kiss Me Deadly is a Gem and an All-Time Favourite Among Film-Noirs

This one is often named one of the greatest cult films of all time, it’s tops with us! Director Robert Aldrich’s Kiss Me Deadly is a film noir gem and it is about as noir as they get. If you like science-fiction, this is a must-see! One of my favourite lead actors, Ralph Meeker who… Continue reading Kiss Me Deadly is a Gem and an All-Time Favourite Among Film-Noirs