Film Noir

Save Your Empty Food Box for This Great Lighting Effect

If you're into that film noir look à la "Double Indemnity" (and who isn't?), this is the tutorial for you. Using only an off-camera flash, a food …

Imaging

The Paris Mouse by Sandra M. Gilbert

hunched over the greasy<p>burner on the stove<p>was <i>noir</i>, as in<p><i>film noir</i>, as in<p><i>cauchemar</i>,<p>as in <i>le nuit</i><p>not <i>blanche</i> but<p><i>noir</i>, the dream you can’t<p>wake up from, …

Crime Drama

Cult Critic Film Magazine Tech Tips: Lighting Techniques for Neo-Noir

<b>TECH TIPS</b><p><b>NOIR: LIGHTING TECHNIQUES FOR NEO-NOIR</b><p>By Shailik Bhaumik <i><br>Image (above), Ryan Gosling from Drive (2011)</i><p><b>”There are no rules in filmmaking. Only</b> …

Cinematography

BBC - BBC Concert Orchestra 2017-18 Southbank Centre Season Double Indemnity and Music from Film Noir - event - BBC Concert Orchestra

David Raksin 1912–2004<p>Franz Waxman 1906–1967<p>George Antheil 1900–1959<p>Leonard Rosenman 1924–2008<p>Doris Fisher 1915–2003<p>Richard A. Whiting 1891–1938<p>Miklós Rózsa 1907–1995

Music

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Photoshop

Get Hip To IAMDECARLO With His New Single "Stand By Me"

Decarlo came out of the gate hard with his first single produced by Film Noir star Krs. The second single from the newcomer is outstanding and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How to Get the Vampy Lips From the Arthur Arbesser Show

The film inspiration of the Arthur Arbesser fall/winter 2017 show led the makeup artist Francelle Daly to give models a melodramatic, vampy lip that recalled the Hollywood sirens of film noir. All focus was on the mouth, with the rest of the face left bare to give the look a more contemporary feel. …

Fashion

The Rationale & Artistry in B&W and Film Noir

There's just no denying that a photograph or a movie in black and white immediately makes the piece more 'artistic'. Why so? There's a video essay to …

Photography

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Fashion

Charlotte Dellal Presents Her New Charlotte Olympia Collection As a Thrilling Film Noir

Charlotte Olympia<p>There’s one small, teetering step between being a fan of film noir and making the movie yourself—if you happen to be Charlotte Dellal, of course. At the end of a grueling day in London, she offered the comfort and the popcorn of the famous Curzon Mayfair Cinema for the premiere of …

Fashion

5 Silhouette Photography Composition Tips

Learn how to make more mysterious photographs with silhouettes:<p>1. Film noir and silhouettes<p>If you’re new to film noir, I highly recommend the …

iPhoneography

Charlotte Olympia’s New Shoe Collection Had Its Own Movie Premiere at London Fashion Week

Designer Charlotte Dellal played a cameo role alongside her shoes.<p>It’s no secret that Charlotte Olympia designer Charlotte Dellal has a penchant for …

Fashion

Film Noir: Adding Darkness to Your Story

<b>Film Noir</b> is one of those things that never really goes out of style, and it has the added (if occasionally perplexing) benefit of fluidity which …

Crime Drama

Thirsty for Indie Sci-Fi? Here's Your Film Noir Animation Fix - Creators

Silhouetted skyscrapers rise from a deep fog, casting shadows at stark angles. Water droplets gather and shine, while bedroom lights pierce a hanging mist. Supernatural figures lurk in the background as birds flutter past, unknowingly. This is the noir, sci-fi world of <i>None</i>, a new animated short by …

Science Fiction

Video Essay Makes the Case for Black-and-White Film Noir’s Influence on ‘Breaking Bad’ — Watch

Also: what parodies get wrong about noir.<p>“Have you ever heard somebody say, ‘I can’t watch black-and-white movies?'” asks the creator of the Now You …

Filmmaking

Film Noir: The Case for Black & White

Now You See It uses film noir to point out the strengths of black and white films. The intense contrast and prominence of shadows and silhouettes put …

Cool Stuff

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"I like the Susan Sontag quote, 'Pay attention to the world,’" says Olivia Kim, Nordstrom’s VP of Creative Projects.<p>"Photography can change the way …

Fashion

What Film Noir Can Teach Every Filmmaker About Cinematography

In the age of color film, the high-contrast black and white of classic film noir has something to teach every filmmaker.I'm sure we've all met people …

Filmmaking

Dollhouse PS4 and PC Set to Come to PS4 Later This Year

Narrative Film Noir Horror Game “Dollhouse” Set to Come to PS4 Later This Year<p>January 31, 2017 Written by Alex Co<p>In a press release, publisher …

PlayStation

Framed for Noir: Roman Polanski’s ‘Chinatown’ and Rian Johnson’s ‘Brick’

How the two best examples of Neo-Noir respect the aesthetics of their father genre.Continue reading on Film School Rejects »

Filmmaking

Premiere: Jack Killen - 'Renegade'

Future-pop with a film noir slant...<b>Jack Killen</b> excels in frosted synth pop, with his brooding songwriting recalling Leonard Cohen's 80s …

Crime Drama

Ad of the Day: Campari’s Lavish Film Noir Takes a Dark Turn on the Road to La La Land

Clive Owen has cemented his status as today’s go-to star for extended brand films. Late last year he reprised his role at the enigmatic Driver in …

Advertising Industry

Evan Birnholz’s guide to the Jan. 22 Post Magazine crossword, “Capital Gains”

Last weekend my wife and I went to a friend’s wedding and ended up sitting next to a gentleman I didn’t know. When I mentioned that I wrote crosswords for the Post, he asked me how I would characterize the style of my puzzles. I was getting ready to talk a little about theme types, the kinds of …

Lifestyle

4 Reasons Why “Double Indemnity” Is The Best Film Noir Ever

<i>“Office memorandum, Walter Neff to Barton Keyes, Claims Manager. Los Angeles, July 16th, 1938. Dear Keyes: I suppose you’ll call this a confession</i> …

Crime Drama

Saving the film noir era

When Eddie Muller opened his email one day in 2012, he found an odd and brief message asking for his home phone number. He answered in one word: …

Truffaut, Kar Wai, Film Noir and ...

… Mistletoe. Happy New Year everyone! May it be a good year! Now, this being the week of the Golden Globes, let’s talk movies, shall we? Or better …

Crime Drama

In Review: Wired Volume One

<b>The Book: WIRED</b> is a noir science fiction piece with elements of horror, that is loosely based in Scotland.<p>Set in a world where things ‘are’ usually …

Science Fiction

Best Photography Tutorials 2016: Brighten up, go retro & learn Photoshop CC 2016 features

Check out the most popular tips from photographer Tigz Rice from this year.

Photoshop

Now on Blu-ray: Film Noir for the Holidays From Kino Lorber Studio Classics

There's nothing like a nice, smoky film noir to keep you warm over the holidays. In recent weeks Kino Lorber's Studio Classics line has released a …

Crime Drama

This is a film rightfully considered one of the main...

This is a film rightfully considered one of the main representatives of American 1940s filmmaking, a full-blooded film noir with brilliant players …

Filmmaking