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Smash-Up…or Don’t

I came across Smash-up: The Story of a Woman (1947) while engaging in a combination of research on the Hollywood Blacklist and searching for new films to livetweet on Sunday evenings (via hashtag #BNoirDetour). To fill my HUAC research interests, I... Continue Reading →

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Casualty of Corruption: I Am A Fugitive from A Chain Gang (1932)

I like that 1932's I Am A Fugitive from a Chain Gang is identified by some as an example of film noir, primarily because it makes this review "on topic" for my blog. Sure, I see the bleak underside of the American Dream,... Continue Reading →

Nazi Noir: The Murderers are Among Us

When I came across a reference to the 1946 German film The Murderers are Among Us (orig. title Die Mörder sind unter uns), it was for a Region 2 Blu-ray giveaway. As a student of both film noir and the Holocaust, I... Continue Reading →

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