Tag Archives: Film Noir

The Alfred Hitchcock Stay-at-Home Special!

Today’s post is brought to you by the letter “H” (as in Hitchcock—get it? 🙂 ). The Paradine Case is one of those rare Hitchcock films that I haven’t watched ten or twelve times before. In fact, I just saw … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Limey’ (1999)

This film came to my attention in the wake of Peter Fonda’s death. It also falls within the categories of neo-noir and crime film, which makes it particularly interesting to me. As the title suggests, the protagonist (or, should I … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘This Gun for Hire’ (1942)

This is one of those movies that took me maybe five minutes in (tops!) to figure out that it was going to be awesome. Right from the get-go, the story rather explodes out of the gate in terms of its … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Mask of Dimitrios’ (1944)

Warning: This review includes possible spoilers. This movie invites comparisons to so many others that it lends the story an almost comical air. Before I go into that, let’s review the basic plot. We open with a shot of a … Continue reading

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Episode Nine of ‘D.O.A.’ (The Badly-Dubbed Version)

And now at last the final episode of this Badly-Dubbed version of the film noir classic D.O.A.! I think I’ve done a pretty half-assed fair to middling job of butchering enhancing the experience of watching this movie. Or giving you … Continue reading

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Episode Eight of ‘D.O.A.’ (The Badly-Dubbed Version)

Welcome to this continuing series of badly-dubbed episodes of the old film noir classic D.O.A.! This is the penultimate episode. If you want to see the others that came before, just click here! Don’t forget to watch this one! 🙂

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My Review of ‘Rififi’ (1955)

It’s taken me way too long to watch this film. For years, I’ve read or heard good things about it. I’m glad to say that all the praise bestowed upon the movie is well-deserved. The main player here is Tony … Continue reading

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