Well, DS106 made me do it…again.We have been watching noir…
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
Moral Endings in Cain’s Postman Always Rings Twice
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
Film Ain’t The Only Thing That’s Black And White…
…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
Filthy Hippie Noir
Pay attention to the dirty feet, hippie!
I saw Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice (2014) last night. I enjoyed it. I just ordered Thomas Pynchon’s novel it was based on because I’m interested in how he adapted the original. I haven’t really been interested in Pynchon since undergrad. …Read More
Here is the HD at Gfycat worth a look! So, I am starting to…
Here is the HD at Gfycat worth a look!
So, I am starting to explore Cine Noir for this run of DS106. At the risk of being burnt at the stake, I am not interested in watching the films! Yet, I love the style of them and the way …Read More
Film Noir, Ya Filthy Animal
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
another version of “hello”
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.)