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Just to mix things up, we’ll leap forward into 1996 for this Sunday’s #BNoirDetour adventure.

Bound is the first film by the Wachowskis, written, directed, and produced by the duo that brought us The Matrix films and, alas, Speed Racer.

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Bound is what many classify as neo noir: a film that uses elements of classical Hollywood noir style and content and remixes them, either to update or to comment on the tradition/genre.

Like many noir crime thrillers, it’s not difficult to describe the basic plot of Bound: mob moll Violet (Jennifer Tilly) falls for tough ex-con Corky (Gina Gershon) and the two hatch a scheme to steal millions in mafia money and escape from the clutches of her gangster boyfriend Caesar (Joe Pantaliano).

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Needless to say, violence ensues, sparks fly, and the viewer is taken for a wild ride.

Please join the #BNoirDetour gang for this exciting, sexy adventure in neo-noir on Sunday, 1/25/15. We will watch the film via the graciousness of YouTube: 

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