Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Film Noir News

News on Film Noir continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Yesterday | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

Tonight's Movie: Her Sister's Secret (1946) at the TCM Classic Film Festival

Here's another in my series of posts looking back at individual movie screenings at this spring's TCM Classic Film Festival ! One of the films I most enjoyed at this year's festival was HER SISTER'S SECRET , a little-known movie from the Poverty Row studio Producers Releasing Corporation .

Comment?

Related Topix: Music!, Drama Movies, Carnegie Hall, Marsha Hunt, Barbara Payton, Paul Langton, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Detour

Saturday | South China Morning Post

Book review: Film Noir, edited by Paul Duncan and Jurgen Muller

There's long been debate over whether film noir exists as a genre or is simply more about mood.

Comment?

Related Topix: Cameras, Celebrities, The Maltese Falcon, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Humphrey Bogart

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The New Yorker

Richard Brody: Women onscreen in two film-noir retrospectives.

The film noir remains the most enduring old-Hollywood genre, as confirmed by a pair of simultaneous retrospectives, "Femmes Noirs," at Film Forum, and "Lady in the Dark: Crime Films from Columbia Pictures, 1932-1957," at the Museum of Modern Art.

Comment?

Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drama Movies, The Reckless Moment, US News, US Politics

IGN

4 Exclusive Pics From Brosnan's New Spy Thriller

Former James Bond Pierce Brosnan jumps back into the spy game this August with The November Man and we have four exclusive new photos from the movie to share with you today.

Comment?

Related Topix: Drama Movies, Action Movies, Dante's Peak, Adventure, Celebrities, Pierce Brosnan, Horror Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, No Way Out, Species, Science Fiction Movies

Examiner.com

Grandin offers free Saturday screening of 'The Man Who Would Be King'

When you think of living legends, this man comes to mind with a career spanning over fifty years.

Comment?

Related Topix: The Man Who Would Be King, Adventure, Celebrities, Sean Connery, Thriller, Billion Dollar Brain, Drama Movies, The Ipcress File, Michael Caine, The Maltese Falcon, Mystery Movies, Action Movies

MacLeans

Lee Grant's memoir 'a gutsy tale, told with naked honesty'

Across a circuitous career that spans eight decades, actress Lee Grant has worked with a who's who of Hollywood luminaries, stretching from Kirk Douglas to Warren Beatty.

Comment?

Related Topix: Detective Story, Peyton Place, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Comedy Movies, Shampoo, Music!, In the Heat of the Night, Mystery Movies, Valley of the Dolls, Lee Grant

ComingSoon.net

Comic-Con: The Schedule for Friday, July 25

The San Diego Comic-Con has posted the schedule for Friday, July 25. You can view the full schedule here and below are the panels and events that we'll be looking forward to.

Comment?

Related Topix: Marvel, Pop/Rock, Captain America: The First Avenger, Angel, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Underworld, Horror Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Animated TV, A Different World, Comedy

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Collider

I, FRANKENSTEIN Blu-ray Review

Let's talk bad movies for a while, for regardless of what its few defenders maintain, I, Frankenstein is resolutely bad.

Comment?

Related Topix: Underworld, Horror Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies

Los Angeles Times

LACMA to present exhibition on German Expressionist cinema

An exhibition devoted to the German Expressionist cinema of directors such as Fritz Lang, F.W. Murnau and Robert Wiene will open at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in late September for a seven-month run.

Comment?

Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, M, Horror Movies, Mystery Movies, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Entertainment

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Oregonian

'Jodorowsky's Dune': Home Movies pick of the week for July 8

This riveting documentary follows the stranger-than-fiction saga of a movie that ultimately never was, as cult director Alejandro Jodorowsky tackles the Frank Herbert science-fiction masterpiece that later nearly ruined David Lynch's career.

Comment?

Related Topix: David Lynch, Ethnic, Caught, Thriller, Drama Movies, Broadbent, OR, Point Blank, Crime Movies, Action Movies, Movies, Entertainment

Los Angeles Times

Halle Berry keeps CBS' 'Extant' in orbit despite its odd turns

Via LA Times: Not yet sold on 'Extant,' but let's see what its near future with Halle Berry holds The starry, starring presence of Halle Berry instantly makes an event of "Extant," a new science-fiction series from CBS premiering Wednesday.

Comment?

Related Topix: Short, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Boomerang!, Executive Decision, Thriller, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Halle Berry, Eddie Murphy, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Entertainment, Television

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Kristen Stewart debuts choppy red hairstyle at Chanel show

Kristen Stewart debuts a new haircut at the Chanel show as part of Paris Fashion Week - Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2014-15 at Grand Palais on Tuesday in Paris.

Comment?

Related Topix: Vampire News, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Entertainment, Twilight, Action Movies, Undertow, Celebrities, Kristen Stewart, Fashion, Chanel, Designers, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Sofia Vergara dating 'True Blood' star Joe Manganiello

The 41-year-old "Modern Family" star is seeing the 37-year-old "True Blood" actor a mere six weeks after breaking up with former fiance Nick Loeb.

Comment?

Related Topix: Joe Manganiello, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Fear, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Celebrities, Reese Witherspoon, Entertainment

Examiner.com

Lee Grant takes over TCM on the last Wednesday of the month

Actress Lee Grant is getting a marathon of her movies on the last Wednesday of July.

Comment?

Related Topix: Detective Story, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Lee Grant, Celebrities, Eleanor Parker, Kirk Douglas, William Bendix

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Examiner.com

On this Day in Movie History, July 7, 1973: Veronica Lake dies

It was on this day, July 7, 1973, the "Peek a boo girl" Veronica Lake , an American film, stage and television actress died.

Comment?

Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Sullivan's Travels, Thriller, This Gun for Hire, Crime Movies, Adventure, Horror Movies, I Married a Witch, Alan Ladd

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Examiner.com

Three Billy Wilder films you should see

Billy Wilder was a master writer and director, responsible for such films as Double Indemnity , Sunset Boulevard , Some Like It Hot and The Apartment .

Comment?

Related Topix: Comedy Movies, The Major and the Minor, Thriller, Double Indemnity, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Short, The Apartment, Ball of Fire, Celebrities, Barbara Stanwyck

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Halle Berry launches into a new era of control with CBS' 'Extant'

Halle Berry as Molly Woods, a female astronaut trying to reconnect with her family after returning from a year in outer space, in "Extant."

Comment?

Related Topix: Short, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Boomerang!, Executive Decision, Thriller, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Halle Berry, Science / Technology, Space, California, Eddie Murphy, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Entertainment, Television

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Examiner.com

Dark Crimes: Film Noir Thrillers Volume 2 is an arresting assortment

Four film noir classics from two iconic and distinctive directors are coming to DVD in Dark Crimes: Film Noir Thrillers Vol.

Comment?

Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Crime Movies, The Big Heat, Drama Movies, Thriller, M, George Raft, Action Movies, Undertow

Hemmings Auto Blogs

Fifth production Shelby Cobra to cross the block in Monterey

In the early days of Cobra production, back when a Ford 260-cu.in. V-8 with a two-barrel carburetor was the engine of choice, Carroll Shelby couldn't afford to have dissatisfied customers.

Comment?

Related Topix: The Killers, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Ronald Reagan, Riverside (Riverside, CA), California

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Plain Dealer

Cleveland Museum of Art rolls out stylish film noir tribute to movie great Robert Siodmak

So many great American directors responsible for film noir - that cycle of American cinema that thrived in the 1940s and focused on dark characters and the shadowy city - were actually German Jews.

Comment?

Related Topix: Crime Movies, The Killers, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Burt Lancaster, Entertainment

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••