Tag Archives: Analysis

Choreography in ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ (1952)

Given that this film is a musical and a Gene Kelly musical, at that, and its profusion of classic song-and-dance sequences (but, you know the one I’m thinking about), there’s a bit less information online about the creative inspiration or … Continue reading

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Film Noir Movies and Domestic Violence

I recently posted Part Seven of Too Late for Tears in a film noir group on Facebook. The poster for the movie provoked a comment about how a billboard for a movie had to be taken down, ostensibly because it had … Continue reading

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Too Late for Tears — Part Four

It’s another Saturday and time for the day’s movie matinee! And so without further ado … here’s Part Four of Too Late for Tears! In which the ever-present question is, what new foolishness can we expect from these guys/gals? How … Continue reading

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Is the Femme Fatale a Feminist Concept?

With film noir, movie lovers became familiar with the “femme fatale”. These fatal women were essential to the plots of such movies as Double Indemnity, The Postman Always Rings Twice, and Out of the Past. However, not all film noir … Continue reading

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A Brief Pause in Reviews

Hello all! There will be a brief pause in my reviews, as I will need time to recuperate from an event, which I’ve already been to by the time you read this. However, I would like to take this opportunity … Continue reading

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Five Films Noir That Are Better Than the Books

I’ve taken the liberty of snagging this list of films noir that are better than the books, according to Crime Fiction Lover. This list comes directly from the story here — and I quote: 5 – The Big Sleep (1946) 4 – The Killers … Continue reading

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