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FILM NOIR, MY TOP 11, PRE-1970 (2012 edition)

Back in 2011, I drew up a list of my favorite films noir from before 1970 and another list from 1970 to the present. At this time, I find it necessary to re-post the pre-1970 list, since I’ve made some changes, including expanding it to 11 films. In no particular order, the new list goes […]


From the moment Peggy Cummins walks onscreen in Gun Crazy (1950), decked out in a cute cowgirl outfit and firing two pistols into the air, you know she’s going to control everything around her and make you forget everyone else in this movie. If only John Dall’s character knew that, he could’ve saved himself a […]