Thursday 20 January 2011

L.A 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



Sunday 16 January 2011

Extramarital Shadows

                                                      A Perfect Murder

                                                           Double Indemnity

Postman Always Rings Twice


                                                        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