I love watching, reading about, and writing about film noir. But I confess the weekly live tweet is getting a bit dull for me. After watching Robson/Lewton's The Seventh Victim as a late-night feature with a bunch of the riffing crowd, I... Continue Reading →
"By the middle of the Fifties film noir had ground to a halt. There were a few notable stragglers, Kiss Me Deadly, the Lewis/Alton The Big Combo, and film noir's epitaph, Touch of Evil..." -Paul Shrader, "Notes on Film Noir" (1972) "If observers of film... Continue Reading →
I've decided to indulge in a post on what to me constitutes the best and worst of film blogging. I've been brooding on the subject for some time as I alternately learn, bask, and cringe at what I see in the... Continue Reading →
So, your spouse is cheating on you, again, and you've had enough. You decide the lover must die, but you don't want to land in jail for murder. How do you best cope with this common noir problem, and what... Continue Reading →
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From kindergarten to college, from St. Trinian’s to Rydell High, schools and classrooms have provided the background for multitudinous films. Dedicated teachers, evil vice principals, nerds, mean girls, precocious children, slackers, geniuses, jocks, and misfits have populated films throughout the history of the medium.
On September 2-5, it’s time to go Back To School!!!
1. Feel free to write about any topic relating to school and the movies. The choice is yours. As long as the topic relates to school and film (from any era), it’s more than welcome.
2. Because there are so many potential topics and films, no duplicates for this blogathon.
3. To express your interest in participating in the blogathon, leave a comment on my blog, along with the name and URL of your blog, and the subject you wish to cover, or you can always register by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. For those of you who…
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