CRISS CROSS (1949) Directed by Robert Siodmak.
Shout Factory Blu-ray
Burt Lancaster, Yvonne DeCarlo and Dan Duryea star in this film that gives you the feeling that nothing and nobody is going to come out well in the end.
Lancaster stars as Steve Thompson, who returns to LA...
THE BIG HEAT (1953) Directed by FRITZ LANG
They don't come any more hard-boiled than this one: Lots of tough guys, tough talk and tough dames, one of whom oversteps her mark and pays the price, Noir style.
What a cast this one sports: Glenn Ford, Lee Marvin and Gloria Grahame. It's Noir...
ALIAS NICK BEALE (1949)
I watched this again while listening to Eddie Muller's very informative commentary. He aptly referred to the film as a "Faustian Noir", in which honest district attorney Joseph Foster (Thomas Mitchell), who has aspirations to run for governor, meets...
HIGH SIERRA (1941)
I had seen this NOIR gem before, but it was so long ago that it seemed like a first watch--what a treat!
Though for me, it plays more as a straight crime drama, there are plenty of Noir elements to fit the bill. There isn't a dark, seedy bar or smoke-filled night club to...
This is perfect timing. After beefing up my Noir collection over the last couple of months (and finally picking up Eddie Muller's DARK CITY) and finishing up a month of nothing but horror films, I'm ready to dive into some Noir. Count me in.