Tuesday 30 August 2022

Look the Devil

                         Do not look the devil too long in the eye lest he recognize himself.

Kees Scherer

Monday 29 August 2022

Underrated Retro Noirs

True Confessions

They Shoot Horses Don't They ?
Farewell My Lovely
Dance with a Stranger
RKO 281

Deep Crimson

The Onion Field

End of the Affair (1999)
The Good German
The Hurricane

Let Him Have It
Union City
Flame and Citron
Quiz Show

Snow Falling on Cedars

Hard Times
A Bronx Tale
Mulholland Falls
The Public Eye

The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)

The Quiet American (2002)

This World, Then the Fireworks

Mob City

The Killer Inside Me (2010)

Sunday 28 August 2022

Self Portrait #3

Esther Bubley

Edouard Boubat

Saul Leiter

Bunny Yeager

Walker Evans

W Eugene Smith

Dorothea Lange

Erwin Blumfeld

Ernst Haas

Vivian Maier

JR Eyerman

Lee Miller

Robert Doisneau

Nacho Lopez

Lisette Model

Ed Van Der Elksen

Like Fragments

    Winter came early that year. Snow filled the gray December air like fragments of torn-up hope.

The Other Side of Silence
Phillip Kerr

Top image
Jeri Jenicek

Thursday 25 August 2022

Another Big Town

The barrooms and the backstreet's dead end

Sometimes i thought i saw the sunrise and good times in the air

It was just another big town with midnight's neon glare

Long Night
Frank Sinatra


Wednesday 24 August 2022

Dark Reflections #8

The Housemaid (1960)

Bad Times at the El Royale

Dead of Night

Shutter Island

Deuxiemme Souffle (1966)

Henry - Portrait of a Serial Killer

Killers Kiss

Taxi Driver

Le Jour Se Leve

Mikey and Nicky

Dark Mirror


Talented Mr Ripley

Third Man

Romeo is Bleeding

Le Desordre Et La Nuit