Film Noir is a genre of stylish crime dramas, difficult to define, but the 1940's and 50's were the classic period. Whether works since then can be accurately classed as Noir is a subject of much debate among film critics. Film Noir, and the literature from which it is drawn, is clearly the progenitor of later genres, particularly Cyberpunk. Common subjects of noir films include murder.
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The most complete reference to the dark 40s and 50s stylistic dramas. The first section has a lengthy analytical essay as well as detailed plot descriptions and credits for 25 classics--such as The Maltese Falcon, Laura, and Detective Story. The second section is an annotated filmography including major credits and short descriptions of nearly 500 films.
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. With Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Cedric Hardwicke, Nigel Bruce. A shy young heiress marries a charming gentleman, and soon begins to suspect he is planning to murder her.
Directed by Roman Polanski. With Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez. A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder.
The first edition of Women in Film Noir (1978) assembled a group of scholars and critics committed to understanding the cinema in terms of gender, sexuality, politics, psychoanalysis and semiotics. This edition is expanded to include further essays which reflect the renewed interest in Film Noir. Exploring neo-noir, postmodernism and other contemporary trends, new essays offer readings of.
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When a gifted but washed-up screenwriter with a hair-trigger temper—Humphrey Bogart, in a revelatory, vulnerable performance—becomes the prime suspect in a brutal Tinseltown murder, the only person who can supply an alibi for him is a seductive neighbor (Gloria Grahame) with her own troubled past. The emotionally charged In a Lonely Place, freely adapted from a Dorothy B. Hughes thriller.
Weegee: Photos of a seedy underworld. Share using Email.. he appeared like a character from a Hollywood film noir. wrote an essay on Weegee in the new re-release of the photographer’s 1945.
All but Ministry are available for the first time on DVD in this collection, which also contains multiple digital bonus features including an introduction by TCM host Ben Mankiewicz, behind-the-scenes photos, production stills, poster and lobby card galleries, and an original essay by Film Noir Foundation founder and president Eddie Muller, making this the perfect box set for any noir.
Orson Welles’s 1952 Othello is one of the lesser-known of Shakespeare films, partly due to its chequered history. Made over several years whenever Welles could scrounge up enough money to do some more work on it, it suffered from poor sound design, the lack of a final cut, and inadequate copy distribution that gave only a butchered view of what it might be.
Bonus features include a conversation between film historian Cari Beauchamp and Suzanne Lloyd (Harold’s granddaughter and keeper of the flame) about the comedian’s primary leading ladies; an entertaining video essay about the construction of Lloyd’s gags by David Cairns; a fine selection of behind-the-scenes photos including some shots of deleted sequences; a Dutch television interview.
Essay 1: Textual and Ideological Analysis This essay should provide an in-depth critical analysis of one film noir or two closely-related films. For example. you might choose to argue the construction of gender ideologies through plot structures, visual, and audio styles.