Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Lumet Noir

                                                         The Verdict

The Hill

                                                     Dog Day Afternoon

                                                      Deadly Affair

The Morning After

Fail Safe

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

Sidney Lumet

Sunday, 10 April 2011

Beauty of Retro Noir

                                Last post showed Godfather II looking paticularly good in De Niro's retro areas of the movie. Everyone's familiar with Chinatown's retro visual appeal but both these movies are at least equalled by Bertolucci's The Conformist.

Saturday, 9 April 2011

Corleone Noir

                                    Is Godfather Part II one of the great modern noirs set against the background of Organised crime or just a great gangster movie.