Tag Archives: Night And The City

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 […]

FILM NOIR–MY TOP 10 (PRE-1970)

Heath Lowrance drew up a list of his ten favorite films noir and put them up on his Psycho-Noir website. He had quite a few of the greats in there, and some of the more obscure ones, too. Anyway, I got the bright idea to put my own list up and see where it takes […]

YES HARRY, YOU’VE GOT IT ALL, BUT….

  Review by Mike Dennis From the moment you see Richard Widmark running through dark alleys in the opening scene of Jules Dassin’s 1950 classic, Night And The City, you know he’s totally screwed. If only he knew it. But such is the lot of film noir protagonists. Caught up in the backwash of their […]

FILM NOIR, ANYONE?

Some of my favorite movies are in the film noir genre.  What a surprise, right?  Thing is, I’ve always liked them, since before they were called film noir, or at least since before I was aware of that French phrase. Of course, it’s well-known that the filmmakers weren’t really aware that they were creating a […]