Hopperesque

Hopperesque

Thursday, 20 January 2011

LA Noir


                                                          Point Blank






There will always be a difference of opinion as to whether New York or LA provides the best backdrop for dark tales of Noir cinema to take place.


                                                  To Live and Die in LA



Chinatown









                                                               Heat






Sunday, 16 January 2011

Extramarital Noir


                                                      A Perfect Murder

                                                      Double Indemnity


Postman Always Rings Twice



                                                           Unfaithful

                                                        Death of a Cyclist


                                                      Dial M for Murder

Postman Always Rings Twice

Une Femme Infidele

                                              Man Who Wasn't There


End of the Affair (1999)

                                              End of the Affair (1955)

                                         Always provides great subject matter for everyone- Cain and Wilder to Hitchcock,Chabrol,Reed and the Coens.

                                                  In the Mood for Love



Body Heat


                                                        Brief  Encounter



Friday, 14 January 2011

More Upcoming Releases 2011

       Two more upcoming releases due out this year are a remake of the British Noir classic featuring Helen Mirren and Sam Riley who portrayed Ian Curtis extremely well and also a first screen adaptation of one of the 20th C's influential novels directed by Walter Salles of Motorcycle Diaries.



Shooting On the Road


                                                         Neal Cassady