Well, DS106 made me do it…again.
We have been watching noir films and forgive this quirky mind but it got distracted with these matches all the flawed heroes in the films have. What were they? I had never seen them. No box. Just the match and it lights up. I …Read More
Victoire Absinthe is no ordinary dame. She’s the kind of dame that takes you by the hand and leads you down the path to madness– and you thank her for it.
Five foot two inches of sin, Victoire’s black hair and green eyes cut through men like hot knives through …Read More
Image from 1946 film Adaptation of Postman Always Rings Twice
Picking up on my last post about the broader crisis of existential meaning in Hemingway’s “The Killers” for noir 106, it might be be interesting to look at James M. Cain’s 1934 novella The Postman Always Rings Twice…Read More
…So is print.
Noir is just as prevalent in literature as it is in film. Like its film counterpart, noir literature focuses on the dramatic and gritty topics of crime, debauchery and the question of good and evil. This is perhaps more difficult to see considering the visual aspect of …Read More
This week was an exploration into one of my favorite types of film…. film noir. I was so excited when I found out that this semester’s theme, and thought it was almost too good to be true to have to watch examples over the course of this, and subsequent weeks. …Read More
Film noir has actually always been one of my favorite types of film, for a variety of reasons. (I’ll explain in another post.) I’ve never made a youtube video before, and this is my first attempt at creating a film noir type of media. (besides photos.)