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The Best of Film Noir – The Big Heat

This week in the Best of Film Noir we’re taking a look at a lesser known film noir, The Big Heat.  Many of the films we look at are violent, and The Big Heat is no exception, but what’s interesting … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – Thoughts On Memorial Day

Okay, I’m sure you’re thinking what does the best of film noir have to do with Memorial Day?  Please believe me, I would never do anything to mock Memorial Day (see more below).  But I thought it would be interesting … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – Clash By Night

This week in the Best of Film Noir, we’re taking a look at a classic movie, Clash By Night, starring the incomparable Barbara Stanwyck.  Some might think that Clash By Night is not film noir, but it has everything that … Continue reading

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The Best Of Film Noir – The Asphalt Jungle

This week in The Best of Film Noir we’re taking a look at The Asphalt Jungle, a wonderful 1950 film directed by the great John Huston.  Based on a novel by the same name, The Asphalt Jungle is a great … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir And Oscar Trivia

This week in the Best of Film Noir, I thought it would be fun to visit the Oscars again (if you missed it, my post last year, Best of Film Noir and The Oscars, highlighted where some great film noir … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – The Narrow Margin

This week in the Best of Film Noir, we’re examining a movie that I just watched for the first time, The Narrow Margin.  And quite frankly, I was blown away by this movie.  Starring Charles McGraw, Marie Windsor, and Jacqueline … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – The Woman in the Window

This week in The Best of Film Noir, we’re checking out The Woman In The Window, a great movie directed by Fritz Lang, starring Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett and Raymond Massey.  What happens when a middle-aged college professor has … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – Christmas Noir

This week in the Best of Film Noir we’re celebrating Christmas!  Did you know there is actually a film noir called Christmas Holiday, that starred Deanna Durbin and Gene Kelly?  I decided not to do a post on this movie … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – Raw Deal

This week in The Best of Film Noir we’re looking at Raw Deal, (no, not the movie with Arnold Schwarzenegger) the 1948 classic film noir starring Dennis O’Keefe, Claire Trevor, Raymond Burr, and Marsha Hunt.  This great and under-appreciated movie … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – Pickup on South Street

This week in The Best of Film Noir we’re looking at Pickup on South Street, the 1953 classic starring Richard Widmark, Jean Peters and Thelma Ritter, and directed by Samuel Fuller.  What starts as a simple pickpocket by a sleazy … Continue reading

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