Tag Archives: Film Noir

My Review of ‘Hit and Run’ (1957)

WARNING: This review contains more than a few SPOILERS! 🙂 Okay, despite the fact that so much of this movie resembles the plot of The Postman Always Rings Twice, there are some very clear differences. A showgirl (Julie played by … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Scarlet Street’ (1945)

This has never been one of my favorites of the film noir canon. However, given the chance to watch it again on TCM, I’ll grant you the movie hits all the right noirish notes. Our anti-hero is named (interestingly) Christopher … Continue reading

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Part Four of ‘Jail Bait’ (1954)

Are you ready for the final part of Jail Bait? I hope so, because here it is! 🙂 Support the blog and all its content here on Patreon!

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Part Three of ‘Jail Bait’ (1954)

Hello! It’s that time again. Time for another part of the Ed Wood film noir, Jail Bait! Part Three, coming right up! Become a patron of this mess the arts by supporting us on Patreon!

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My Review of ‘My Name is Julia Ross’ (1945)

This is a rather interesting little movie. It’s a gothic film noir. According to Wikipedia, “gothic fiction” is sometimes called “gothic horror” and “is a loose literary aesthetic of fear and haunting.” On that note, it’ll come as little or … Continue reading

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Part Two of ‘Jail Bait’ (1954)

Hello! Back with another part of this interesting little movie. So, let’s watch Part Two of Jail Bait! Enjoying the shows? Consider my Patreon page.

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Part One of ‘Jail Bait’ (1954)

It is with great trepidation pleasure that I present to you another film by B-movie screwball innovator director, chief cook and bottle washer Ed Wood! And, so, without further ado, here’s Part One of Jail Bait! PS: If you’re with … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Hell Drivers’ (1957)

This movie is unique in a number of ways. For one thing, it’s a British film noir. According to Ben Mankiewicz on TCM, it marked the beginning of British New Wave cinema. The tone of the film is unquestionably gritty. … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Pitfall’ (1948)

Hi today, I’m doing a review of Pitfall from 1948. I don’t think I’ve reviewed this one before, but I’m gonna have to check. If I did, I’m doing an updated review then. This is a review offered straight from … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Johnny Angel’ (1945)

I found this movie to be weirdly appealing. There are all sorts of reasons why I shouldn’t like it. A merchant ship captain who bears the titular name (played with all the dramatic intensity of a plank of wood by … Continue reading

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