Category Archives: Film Noir

The Big Finale of ‘Detour’

Happy Saturday (or whatever day you happen to catch this)! 🙂 Are you ready for the big, rather depressing downbeat ending of the latest B-movie feature? When I posted the previous part, I mentioned a few fun facts about Ann … Continue reading

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Part Four of ‘Detour’

Hello again! Time for another segment of this little gem of a movie. Today’s intro includes a few brief words about the lovely Ann Savage. While hardly an exhaustive list of Savage’s achievements, you can find out more about Ann … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Caged’ (1950)

Unlike many films noir, this movie has neither a femme fatale nor an homme fatale. Unless the homme fatale is the husband of the protagonist who commits robbery, gets killed, and lands his wife in the clink. When we meet … Continue reading

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Things Get Savage in Part Three of ‘Detour’

If you’ve been following this movie, you’ll know that I mentioned Ann Savage in the early stages of the film. Well … Ms. Savage is about to make her appearance. And, I assure you, she does live up to that … Continue reading

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Part Two of ‘Detour’

It’s now time for the next part in the depressing surreal somewhat downbeat saga of Al the Piano Player and his cross-country journey from the foggy dreary streets of New York City to the Golden State where his True Love … Continue reading

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Part One of ‘Detour’

It’s a sincere thrill to bring you another B-movie for this week’s Saturday Matinee! In the interest of mixing things up a bit, I decided to feature a B-movie that actually doesn’t suck works as a film. Upon first viewing … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Mystery Street’ (1950)

This movie is unique among the film noir canon in a few ways. Before I get to that, here’s a brief synopsis of the plot. A blonde bimbo girl named Vivian (played by Jan Sterling) calls a mystery man, complaining … Continue reading

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