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Hopperesque

Monday, 31 March 2014

There Were No Faces


          There was no feeling of being in any special place, and he might have been kneeling in an unlit cave, or seated in a smoky room where there were no faces, just a lot of eyes that looked at him. Or merely drifting on a slab of ice in a quiet region of white emptiness.

David Goodis
Of Tender Sin
1952
 
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Elliott Erwitt
New York 1954

Where Did Everyone go ?


                           I gave the party. I was the host.
                           Everyone loved me
                           I was the most


Where Did Everyone Go ?
(Van Heusen/ David)
Nat King Cole 

Saturday, 29 March 2014

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Bloody Mary Morning


                             All the night life and parties
                             Temptation and deceit
                             the order of the day  
                             Well it's a bloody mary morning
                             Cause i'm leavin' baby
                             Somewhere in L.A

Bloody Mary Morning
(Nelson)
Willie Nelson
  
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Dave Jordano
reblogged from NoirbyNight

Sunday, 23 March 2014

Physical Dreamscape


                The physical dreamscape was dark toned and 60s/70s vintage. The thematic dreamscape was all fear. I was walkin the streets. I was homeless in the city i had rendered with great success as a writer. I was bewildered, disconsolate, completely lost.

The Great Right Place -
James Ellroy Comes Home
L.A Times
July 2006

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Saturday, 22 March 2014

Come Out Winning


 Hate him till you see red, and you'll come out winning the big money, and the girls will come tumblin' after.

The Big Combo
1955

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Big Combo

Thursday, 20 March 2014

City of Shadows - Peter Doyle


Never Stand the Strain



I know i need a small vacation
But it don't look like rain
And if it snows that stretch down south
Will never stand the strain


Wichita Lineman
Glen Campbell
(Jimmy Webb)
1968

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jean loup sieff

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Easier to See


      Sometimes it is easier to see clearly into the liar than into the man who tells the truth.

Albert Camus

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24
via Netflix

After Dark My Sweet















After Dark My Sweet
James Foley
1990

Monday, 17 March 2014

Tell the Man


                 Joe, tell the man i'm gonna break him so fast he won't have time to change his pants. Tell him, the next time i see him, he'll be in the lobby of the hotel crying like a baby and asking for a ten dollar loan.

The Big Combo
1955

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Big Combo
cinematography - John Alton

Owen Freeman