Film Noir

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Makeup

Nightcrawl Film Noir RPG Up On Kickstarter

I’m a big fan of film noir. <i>The Maltese Falcon</i>, <i>Casablanca</i>, it’s all good stuff. Plus, I really wish I still had that trench coat I used to have. Well,</i> …

RPGs

Essential Noir Films: Anthony Uzarowski on THE KILLERS + the femme fatale

‘You won’t live till morning’: The Battle of the Sexes in Classic Film Noir<p>The ambiguous, conflicting and often subversive representation of …

Feminism

Clooney Mixes Social Issues With Classic Film Noir in 'Suburbicon'

The opening scene of “Suburbicon” is a travelogue introducing an idealistic, self-contained, suburban community of the 1950s. Called a melting pot of …

Liberal View

Everything you need to know about the Valley Film Festival

The Valley Film Festival returns to the Laemmle NoHo 7 in North Hollywood with a slate of more than 80 independent feature-length and short films …

San Fernando Valley

13 Creepy And Cool Halloween Makeup Tutorials

You only need makeup—and a lot of it—for these beauty-centric costumes.<p>Who needs a Halloween costume when you have tubes and tubes of lipstick? These 13 tutorials, taken from our favorite Youtubers, show off just how easy it is to transform into character with just your arsenal of makeup.

Makeup

Game of Thrones Imagined as Film Noir

With the culture of Westeros so fully ingrained in audience’s minds, concept artist Ricean Vlad has gone ahead and shaken up the familiarity, …

Game of Thrones

Artist Perfectly Re-Imagines GAME OF THRONES Characters as Film Noir Personas

Betrayal, intrigue, questionable motives, shady characters, power struggles, and cold-blooded murder. Are we talking about life in Westeros, or the …

Entertainment

What is the best full frame camera under $2,000? 5DIII vs 6DII vs A7II

Making the decision to go full frame is an easy one for some people. Full frame cameras offer a shallower depth of field for a given aperture & field …

Cameras

#TheLIST: 13 Types of Jeans To Try This Season

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Clothing

Vancouver Week in Widescreen: Outdoor movies and film noir

<b>FILM NOIR</b> The Cinematheque is back at it with this latest celebration of American cinema at its seamy and stylish best. A musical “courtyard …

Movies

See Jessie Ware Channel Film Noir in Her New Video for "Midnight"

The clip is the "second half of a two-part story" and its prequel is coming "soon."<p>Jessie Ware is a person who could sing the phone book and make it sound full of longing and heart, so it makes sense that her visuals are just as potent. After releasing "Midnight," her first new single in two years, …

Crime Drama

Five reasons to check out Film Noir at Cinematheque

<b>Film Noir</b><p><b>Aug. 3-24</b> | <i>Cinematheque</i><p><b>Tickets and info:</b> cinematheque.ca<p><b>1. Courtyard Wingding.</b> The annual summer film festival kicks off Aug. 3 in style, …

Crime Drama

Cinametheque’s Film Noir takes us back in time

<b>Film Noir</b><p><b>Aug. 3-24</b> | <i>Cinematheque</i><p><b>Tickets and info:</b>cinematheque.ca<p><b>1. Courtyard Wingding.</b> The annual summer film festival kicks off Aug. 3 in style, …

Crime Drama

Surrender to Oxbow's Choppy New Film Noir Video for "Host"

The clip is taken from the experimental stalwarts' new album, 'Thin Black Duke,' and was directed by Chris Purdie.<p>On <i>Thin Black Duke</i>, their seventh album in a 30-year career, the gentlemen of Oxbow offer up some of their most elegantly crafted, if not outright refined, chaos. While we examined the …

Crime Drama

Jazz, Cocktails, and the Overlooked Players of Film Noir

Jazz and Cocktails: Rethinking Race and the Sound of Film Noir<p>Publisher: University of Texas Press <br>Price: $24.95 <br>Author: Jans B. Wager <br>Length: 176 …

Music

Hear 4+ Hours of Jazz Noir: A Soundtrack for Strolling Under Street Lights on Foggy Nights

Nowadays few crowds seem less likely to harbor criminal intent than the ones gathered to listen to jazz, but seventy, eighty years ago, American …

Culture

Archer: Dreamland Made For a Strange, Funny, & Surprisingly Violent Trip

Having been around for eight seasons now, <i>Archer</i> is no stranger to testing the limits of even cable’s increasingly relaxed standards and practices. As …

TV

Cannes: Film Noir Festival to Launch in Corsica (Exclusive)

Profundo Nero - International Noir Film Festival will debut on the picturesque Mediterranean island in June 2018, with Chinese mega-star Zhao Wei …

Festivals

Utah Opera's Don Giovanni goes Film Noir

Utah Opera’s 2016-2017 season closes with one of Mozart’s most popular operas, <i>Don Giovanni</i>. The 2016-17 season has been marked by serious operas with …

Opera

The 15 Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Noir Films

Putting the tantalizing mixture of scifi and fantasy with stylish, gritty crime and intrigue on movie screens is nothing new. In fact, it’s been a …

Science Fiction

How to Light for a Film Noir Look

Whether it's a style or a genre, film noir has that signature high contrast look we've seen in many old black and white films. Modern filmmakers also …

Photography

Recreating the Bold Look of Classic Film Noir

This video shows you several cinematic techniques that will help create the iconic look of film noir.<p>How slick is film noir? Not only did it dominate …

Cinematography

The Fall of Modern Movie Manhood

Feminism

Tories take cues from the drama of film noir in new video attacking Corbyn’s security policies

The Conservatives have released a new video attacking the Labour leader’s views on national security, using the drama of monochrome film clips, a …

Crime Drama

Archer Season 8 – A Film Noir Shift Proves the Show Can Do Anything It Wants

In addition to making a lateral move from FX to sister network FXX, <b>Archer</b> reinvents itself in season 8 by evoking the films of Howard Hawks, Humphrey …

TV

Murder in Black & White | Nathaniel Rich

A man leaking blood from his chest, staggering down an empty street, the wet black pavement mirroring the dim globes of streetlamps. The scissoring …

Crime Drama

Jazz and Cocktails Rethinking Race and the Sound of Film Noir By Jans B. Wager

Introduction<p>Nostalgia for the Lush Life<p>The title of this volume pays homage to “Lush Life,” the melancholy jazz song by William “Billy” Stray-horn, …

Jazz

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 …

Photography

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