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Which of the following Rogues are your favorite (based solely on their acting in films noir)?

Dana Andrews
2
2%
Humphrey Bogart
13
13%
Richard Conte
2
2%
Brian Donlevy
0
No votes
Dan Duryea
6
6%
Glenn Ford
1
1%
Gloria Grahame
9
9%
Van Heflin
1
1%
Alan Ladd
1
1%
Veronica Lake
5
5%
Burt Lancaster
2
2%
Ida Lupino
10
10%
Fred MacMurray
4
4%
Robert Mitchum
12
12%
Dick Powell
2
2%
Edward G. Robinson
5
5%
Robert Ryan
9
9%
Lizabeth Scott
4
4%
Barbara Stanwyck
9
9%
Claire Trevor
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 97

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maxwelldeux wrote: November 19th, 2020, 11:07 pm 20. The Score (2001)
This was an old favorite of mine that held up decently. A solid heist film with a hell of a cast (on paper), but it felt like only Edward Norton brought his a-game. Fun twists and plotting kept for an entertaining film, but didn't quite land in "great" for me.
I remember seeing The Score when it came out and thinking it was mediocre. And then, a couple of months later, I saw Heist, and I came away thinking: "The Score was actually pretty good."
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blocho wrote: November 20th, 2020, 12:58 am
maxwelldeux wrote: November 19th, 2020, 11:07 pm 20. The Score (2001)
This was an old favorite of mine that held up decently. A solid heist film with a hell of a cast (on paper), but it felt like only Edward Norton brought his a-game. Fun twists and plotting kept for an entertaining film, but didn't quite land in "great" for me.
I remember seeing The Score when it came out and thinking it was mediocre. And then, a couple of months later, I saw Heist, and I came away thinking: "The Score was actually pretty good."
When it came out, I loved it, and I had it roughly on-par with Ocean's 11. Saw it a few times around that point and consistently though that. But now, having been at least a decade since I've seen it and with tons more film under my belt, it still held up. More on plot than performances, but interesting overall.
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DVD Beaver Complete Film Noir List

87. The Young One (1960) Man accused of rape finds refuge on an island where another man commits statutory rape. Plus racism.
88. Roaring City (1951) When not renting boats, Dennis O'Brien solves mysteries in the roaring city of San Francisco - if he can stay ahead of the cops.
89. Sky Liner (1949) Murder and intrigue aboard the Sky Liner, but can FBI agent Blair find the murderer and the spy?
90. Ring of Fear (1954) Former circus worker rejoins circus to exact revenge.
DVD Beaver Complete Film Noir List
1. As You Desire Me (1932) Is alcoholic singer Zara really Bruno's amnesiac wife Maria?
2. Blood Money (1933) The corrupt world of a Los Angeles bail bondsman.
3. I Cover the Waterfront (1933) Reporter covers the waterfront and uncovers illegal immigrant smuggling ring.
4. Midnight Mary (1933) Hoodlum's moll finds salvation in the arms of a blue-blood lawyer.
5. The Racketeer (1929 It was beauty killed the beast as racketeer Robert Armstrong falls in love and lets down his guard.
6. The Sphinx (1933) The old one-twin-provides-an-alibi-for-the-murderous-twin routine.
7. The Man with Two Faces (1934) Actor adopts a second persona to rid his sister, and the world, of his snake of a brother-in-law.
8. The Famous Ferguson Case (1932) Small-town newspaper covers big-league murder, horned in by the major press, proving that Fake News has been around for some time.
9. The Doorway to Hell (1930) Crime boss retires from the rackets but they pull him back in. He exits through the doorway to hell
10. Letty Lynton (1932) Socialite wants to marry, but is blackmailed by former lover. Is there only one way out?
11. Night Nurse (1931) #Barbara Stanwyck Newly minted nurse foils a murder for inheritance scheme.
12. Two Seconds (1932) #Edward G. Robinson In the two seconds between electrocution and death, a man relives the experience that brought him to the death house.
13. The Big Shakedown (1934) Idealistic druggist gets involved with bootleggers to make counterfeit drugs.
14. Paid (1930) Wrongfully imprisoned shop girl seeks revenge upon release, but finds love instead.
15. Pick-up (1933) Girl released from prison is picked up by a cabbie. They live happily ever after until her husband is released from jail.
16. Dark Hazard (1934) Compulsive gambler wins, loses, wins, loses, goes to the dogs - literally.
17. The Widow from Chicago (1930) Sister of slain cop poses as hood's widow to infiltrate the mob and find her brother's killer. Then the hood shows up alive.
18. The Finger Points (1931) Naïve reporter joins forces with the mob to suppress stories, winds up suppressed himself.
19. Vengeance Is Mine (1949) A man who thinks he's dying arranges to be murdered so he can frame the man who had sent him to prison. Then the doctor comes up with a cure, but the hit man can't be found.
20. Cosh Boy (1953) Juvenile delinquent goes from muggings to murder.
21. Assassin for Hire (1951) Hit man poses as rare stamp dealer to support his talented brother, but can he outwit Scotland Yard?
22. Women of Twilight (1952) Unwed mothers fall prey to a baby-farming boarding house proprietor.
23. Lady of Vengeance (1957) Newspaper publisher seeks to stamp out the person responsible for the death of his ward.
24. Beat Girl (1960) Juvenile delinquent makes life tough for new stepmother.
25. The Spy in Black (1939) During WW I a U-boat captain is sent to sink the British fleet, but runs into unexpected opposition.
26. Tiger in the Smoke (1956) No tigers or smoke, but a convoluted chase for wartime treasure.
27. A Gunman Has Escaped (1948) A gunman has escaped, sweetheart.
28. Delayed Action (1954) Suicidal man sells his life to a criminal to use as an alibi before the big sleep.
29. Paranoic (1963) Dead brother comes back to life to claim inheritance, or is the sister a paranoic?
30. Strange Alibi (1941) Undercover cop offers a strange alibi to prove he didn't kill the police chief.
31. The Third Alibi (1961) Composer needs a third alibi when his mistress is found dead, instead of the wife he intended to kill.
32. Dual Alibi (1948) Twin acrobats provide a dual alibi for each other after one of them (but which one) committed a murder.
33. Midnight Alibi (1934) A gambler accused of murder gets a midnight alibi from an old woman whose beau of her youth he resembles
34. Suspended Alibi (1957) A man using a friend as cover for his affair has a suspended alibi until he can prove he didn't kill the friend.
35. Dead Presidents (1995) A Vietnam vet turns to crime and implausibly robs the New York Federal Reserve.
36. Joy Ride (2001) Road tripping college students tangle with a maniacal truck driver they pranked via CB radio
37. Raising Cain (1992) Every DePalma trope rolled into one. I'd be raising Cain if they had asked me to green-light this.
38. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) Executive Suite meets The Front Page meets the Coen Brothers.
39. Deux hommes dans Manhattan (1959) A French reporter and photographer track down a missing diplomat in New York City.
40. New Rose Hotel (1998) The 90s condensed into a Neo-Noir.
41. Die Straße (1923)
42. Die freudlose Gasse (1925)
43. Dirnentragödie (1927)
44. The Driller Killer (1979) Artist goes insane, kills people with a power drill.
45. Fear City (1984) Insane stalker slashes strippers; ex-boxer/talent manager tracks him down.
46. The Blackout (1997) Actor tries to recall what happened during a blacked-out night in his past, with ramifications for his present.47. Meet Boston Blackie (1941) Ex-jewel thief gets mixed up with a spy ring, while Inspector Farraday tries to pin a murder and missing pearls on him.
48. Confessions of Boston Blackie (1941) Blackie gets framed for a murder at an auction and has to find the real murderer to clear his name
49. Alias Boston Blackie (1942) Blackie hosts a variety show at a prison, and when a wrongfully convicted prisoner escapes, Blackie is implicated.
50. Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (1942) In order to help a friend, Blackie has to break into his house and safe, but try convincing Inspector Farraday that it's not a crime.
51. After Midnight With Boston Blackie (1943) Once again Blackie has to steal something to help a friend, and once again Inspector Farraday has his suspicions.
52. Dick Tracy (1945) Comic strip detective comes to life in the first of a series.
53. Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947) Dick Tracy meets Gruesome, who is using a gas that freezes people in order to rob banks.
54. Dick Tracy vs. Cueball (1946) Dick Tracy's own Lex Luthor, Cueball, steals stolen diamonds and murders people, while Tess Trueheart baits a trap.
55. Dick Tracy's Dilemma (1947) Dick Tracy tracks down The Claw, who's involved in fur theft, insurance scams and murder, but I'm not sure what the dilemma is.56. Michael Shayne: Private Detective (1940) Detective Mike Shayne, hired to keep a millionaire's daughter away from gamblers, winds up involved in murder.
57. Sleepers West (1941) Detective Mike Shayne escorts a star witness to San Francisco via train, runs into an old flame and people who want to stop the witness
58. Dressed to Kill (1941) Detective Mike Shayne is dressed to kill for his wedding, but the nuptials are interrupted by a murder
59. Blue, White and Perfect (1942) Detective Mike Shayne plays a game of "button button who's got the button" aboard an ocean liner, tracking down stolen industrial diamonds.
60. The Man Who Wouldn't Die (1942) Detective Mike Shayne tracks down a murderer who happens to be the man who wouldn't die.
61. Just Off Broadway (1942) Detective Mike Shayne tracks down the murderer of a key witness in a murder trial; the killer is found just off Broadway
62. Time to Kill (1942) Detective Mike Shayne is hired to find an antique coin that got remade 5 years later as The Brasher Doubloon (1947).
63. Murder is My Business (1946) Detective Mike Shayne tries to find a murderer, before he gets framed for the murder himself.
64. Larceny in Her Heart (1946) Detective Mike Shayne is hired to find a client's missing stepdaughter, but she winds up dead, but then she isn't.
65. Blonde for a Day (1946) Detective Mike Shayne returns to Los Angeles to help his reporter pal Tim who was shot for reporting on murders tied to the gambling syndicate.
66. Three on a Ticket (1947) Detective Mike Shayne stumbles upon a mystery when a mortally wounded P.I. stumbles into his office.
67. Too Many Winners (1947) Detective Mike Shayne has another vacation postponed when he is hired to figure out who is counterfeiting winning tickets at the racetrack.
68. Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939) Master detective Nick Carter foils wartime spies at an aircraft factory.
69. Phantom Raiders (1940) Nick Carter investigates an insurance scam that involves blowing up cargo ships near Panama.
70. Sky Murder (1940) Nick Carter stumbles across a murder mid-flight, and solves it while uncovering a nest of spies.
71. A Tragedy at Midnight (1942) Radio detective Greg Sherman solves crimes before the police can, but then he becomes a suspect in two murders
72. The Return of Bulldog Drummond (1934) Bulldog Drummond leads a movement against those who want to drag England into another war.
73. Calling Bulldog Drummond (1951) Bulldog Drummond goes undercover to infiltrate a gang that is terrorizing London. Then he gets found out. Will he escape?
74. Film Noir: Bringing Darkness to Light (2006) Documentary on Film Noir, featuring classic clips, genre experts and current filmmakers.
75. Shorts Program 1: 90 minutes
a. Divided Highway: The Story of 'They Drive by Night' (2003) 11 min. The Making of "They Drive By Night (1940)
b. The Damned Don't Cry: The Crawford Formula - Real and Reel(2005) 13 min. The Making of "The Damned Don't Cry (1950)
c. The Petrified Forest: Menace in the Desert (2005) 15 min. The Making of "The Petrified Forest" (1936)
d. Killer Instincts: Richard Widmark and Ida Lupino at Twentieth Century Fox (2008) 16 min. The Making of "Road House" (1948)
e. Rogue Male: The Making of "Man Hunt" (1941) 17 min. The Making of "Man Hunt" (1941)
f. The Roaring Twenties: The World Moves On (2005) 18 min. The Making of "The Roaring Twenties" (1939)
76. Shorts Program 2: 95 minutes
a. Curtains for Roy Earle: The Story of 'High Sierra' (2003) 15 min. The Making of "High Sierra" (1941)
b. Molls and Dolls: The Women of Gangster Films (2006) 20 min. An examination of women in gangster and noir films.
c. In a Lonely Place: Revisited (2003) 20 min. In a Lonely Place (1950) Revisited
d. The Lady from Shanghai: A Discussion with Peter Bogdanovich (2000) 20 min. An examination of "The Lady from Shanghai" (1947)
e. Beer and Blood: Enemies of the Public (2005) 20 min. An examination of "The Public Enemy" (1931)
77. Shorts Program 3: 96 minutes
a. Remember to Live (1954) 24 min. A Korean War veteran and artist has problems adjusting to civilian life. Upon his return, he finds he's unable to paint. Being involved with two different women--one sweet and demure, the other a siren--only complicates matters. With Noir stalwarts Dane Clark and Cleo Moore.
b. The Payoff (1956) 24 min. A private investigator is hired by a pretty blonde to collect an envelope at a boxing match and deliver it to her the next day. What's in the envelope causes some inconvenience. With Noir stalwarts Howard Duff and Janet Blair.
c. Welcome to the Big House (2006) 18 min. An examination of classic Warner Brothers prison films.
d. Private Screenings: Robert Mitchum and Jane Russell (1996) 30 min. Mitchum and Russell discuss noirs they were in together or separately: Undercurrent (1946), Out of the Past (1947), His Kind of Woman (1951), Macao (1952) and The Night of the Hunter (1955).
78. Shorts Program 4: 90 minutes
a. 20,000 Cheers for the Chain Gang (1933) 20 min. Vitaphone parody of "I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang" (1932)
b. A Crime Does Not Pay Subject: "Women in Hiding' (1940) 20 min. Expectant mothers fall prey to unscrupulous practitioners.
c. Sunset Blvd.': A Look Back (2002) 25 min. An examination of "Sunset Blvd." (1950)
d. Night and the City - Two Scores 25 min. A Criterion extra - a comparison of the scores for the British and American versions of "Night and the City" (1950)
79. Appointment in Honduras (1953) #Glenn Ford hijacks a ship so he can run guns through the jungle to the rebels.
80. Counterspy Meets Scotland Yard (1950) David Harding works with Scotland Yard to protect U.S. missile secrets - but who is the enemy?
81. Killer McCoy (1947) #Brian Donlevy Son of a vaudevillian becomes prize fighter, falls in love with a gambler's daughter. Realistic fight scenes.
82. Motor Patrol (1950) Motorcycle cop goes undercover to catch a gang of homicidal car thieves.
83. Mr. District Attorney (1941) Fledgling D.A. and crusading reporter meet cute, swap hats, track down corruption while Peter Lorre skulks around.
84. Mr. District Attorney (1947) Assistant D.A. falls for a woman involved in the gang that he is investigating.
85. Pay or Die! (1960) Early 20th Century Italian-American cop fights the Black Hand in Little Italy.
86. Radar Secret Service (1950) In the future, which looks remarkably like 1950, a Federal agency uses radar to fight crime.
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13. Second Chance (1953) #RobertMitchum
★ ★
The color photography is so muted – which looks like a deliberate choice and not print degradation – that I eventually switched my television to Black & White. At least the film started to look a little more like Noir and not just rely on the casting of Robert Mitchum and Jack Palance. My wife was all in on the suspense of the cable car finale, but I thought it was just silly enough to not be completely dull. Jack Palance’s face looks like it could bust rocks.

14. The Steel Trap (1953)
★ ★ ½
A variation on the “perfect crime” plot. Rather than one thing going wrong, everything that can go wrong does. Not only is the hand of fate against our lead (Joseph Cotton in excellent form), it’s clear the plot wasn’t as well planned as he thought.

15. Loophole (1954)
★ ★ ★
Fun for Noir, with Barry Sullivan trying to find the person who stole $50,000 out from under him while he was working at the bank. The real villain is Charles McGraw as the cop determined to convict Sullivan for the crime.
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16. Night Must Fall (1937) * 116 min.

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1. No Man's Woman (1955) * 70 min.
2. The Big Heat (1953) 89 min.  #Gloria Grahame
3. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002) * 121 min.
4. One Girl's Confession (1953) * 74 min.
5. Bait (1954) * 80 min.
6. The Crooked Web (1955) * 77 min.
7. Midnight (1934) * 73 min.  #Humphrey Bogart
8. Lethal Weapon (1987) * 110 min.
9. Oldboy (2003) * 120 min.
10. This Gun for Hire (1942) 81 min.  # Alan Ladd
11. Lady Vengeance (2005) * 115 min.
12. Private Hell 36 (1954) * 80 min.  #Ida Lupino
13. 99 River Street (1953) * 83 min.
14. The Glass Key (1942) 85 min.  #Brian Donlevy
15. Crime Wave (1953) * 74 min.

*First time viewing.
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Two solid Brit noirs starring Americans (Arthur Kennedy in Impulse). Both films show some of bombed-out London.

50. Impulse (1954)
51. The Weapon (1956) #LizabethScott

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1. Edge of Doom (1950) #DanaAndrews
2. Marriage of Convenience (1960)
3. The Sleeping City (1950) #RichardConte
4. City of Shadows (1955)
5a. Peter Gunn: Murder on the Midway (1959)
5b. Peter Gunn: Pecos Pete (1959)
5c. Peter Gunn: Scuba (1959)
5d. Peter Gunn: Edie Finds a Corpse (1959)
6. Blackout (1950)
7. Dancing with Crime (1947)
8a. Man with a Camera: Double Negative (1958)
8b. Man with a Camera: Another Barrier (1958)
8c. Man with a Camera: Blind Spot (1958)
8d. Man with a Camera: Two Strings of Pearls (1958)
9. Nightmare (1942) #BrianDonlevy
10. Macadam (1946)
11. The Big Shot (1942) #HumphreyBogart
12. Miami Expose (1956)
13. Revolt in the Big House (1958)
14. 8 Million Ways to Die (1986)
15. The Boss (1956)
16. Larceny (1948) #DanDuryea
17. I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)
18. Roughshod (1949) #GloriaGrahame
19. Shed No Tears (1948)
20. Love from a Stranger (1937)
21. Ransom! (1956) #GlennFord
22. Blue Steel (1990)
23. A Dangerous Profession (1949)
24. The Malpas Mystery (1960)
25. Stakeout on Dope Street (1958)
26. Body Chemistry (1990)
27. La lumiere d'en face (1955)
28. Dial 999 (1955)
29. Dead Bang (1989)
30. Grand Central Murder (1942) #VanHeflin
31. Unmasked (1950)
32. Hell on Frisco Bay (1955) #AlanLadd
33. Saigon (1947) #VeronicaLake (l)
34. Last Embrace (1979)
35. Cosh Boy (1953)
36. Mad at the World (1955)
37. Urge to Kill (1960)
38. Man in the Vault (1956)
39. Strange Intruder (1956) #IdaLupino
40. Rope of Sand (1949) #BurtLancaster
41. Face of a Fugitive (1959) #FredMacMurray
42. Not as a Stranger (1955) #RobertMitchum
43a. Four Star Playhouse: The Hard Way (1953) #DickPowell
43b. Dragnet: The Big Shoplift (1954)
43c. Dragnet: The Big Hit-Run Killer (1954)
43d. Dragnet: The Big Girl (1954)
44. Terror at Midnight (1956)
45. Vice Squad (1953) #EdwardGRobinson
46. Clue of the Twisted Candle (1960)
47. The Secret Fury (1950) #RobertRyan
48a. Peter Gunn: The Dirty Word (1959)
48a. Peter Gunn: The Ugly Frame (1959)
48a. Peter Gunn: The Lederer Story (1959)
48a. Peter Gunn: Keep Smiling (1959)
49. One Way Street (1950)
50. Impulse (1954)
51. The Weapon (1956) #LizabethScott
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63. It Always Rains on Sunday (1947, Hamer) 7
64. The Small Back Room (1949, Powell/Pressburger) 8
65. Pushover (1954, Quine) 7 #FredMacMurray #blocho
66. I Walk Alone (1947, Haskin) 7 #BurtLancaster
67. The Red House (1947,Daves) 5 #EdwardGRobinson #roguescomplete
68. Dark City (1998, Proyas) 6
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1. Criss Cross (1949, Siodmak) 7 #DanDuryea
2. Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950, Preminger) 7 #DanaAndrews
3. The Big Clock (1948, Farrow) 8
4. Caged (1950, Cromwell) 7
5. Detective Story (1951, Wyler) 8
6. Body and Soul (1947, Rossen) 7
7. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946, Garnett) 7
8. This Gun for Hire (1942, Tuttle) 7 #VeronicaLake
9. Raw Deal (1948, Mann) 7 #ClaireTrevor
10. D.O.A. (1949, Maté) 6
11. Phantom Lady (1944, Siodmak) 8
12. T-Men (1947, Mann) 6
13. On Dangerous Ground (1951, Ray/Lupino) 8 #IdaLupino
14. Act of Violence (1949, Zinnemann) 6 #RobertRyan
15. The Glass Key (1942, Heisler) 7 #AlanLadd
16. Niagara (1953, Hathaway) 6
17. The Street with No Name (1948, Keighley) 7
18. Human Desire (1954, Lang) 7 #GlennFord
19. Odds Against Tomorrow (1959, Wise) 8 #GloriaGrahame
20. Kiss of Death (1947, Hathaway) 8 #BrianDonlevy
21. Kansas City Confidential (1952, Karlson) 8
22. Ride the Pink Horse (1947, Montgomery) 7
23. Clash by Night (1952, Lang) 7 #BarbaraStanwyck
24. Stranger on the Third Floor (1940, Ingster) 7
25. Dark Passage (1947, Daves) 8 #HumphreyBogart
26. The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946, Milestone) 7 #VanHeflin
27. Desperate (1947, Mann) 7
28. He Walked by Night (1948, Werker/Mann) 7
29. Where Danger Lives (1950, Farrow) 6 #RobertMitchum
30. The Wild Goose Lake (2019, Diao) 6
31. Black Angel (1946, Neill) 7
32. I Wake Up Screaming (1941, Humberstone) 6
33. Hollow Triumph (1948, Sekely/Henreid) 6
34. Side Street (1950, Mann) 6
35. The Dark Mirror (1946, Siodmak) 7
36. Pitfall (1948, De Toth) 7 #DickPowell
37. The Blue Gardenia (1953, Lang) 7 #RichardConte
38. Born to Kill (1947, Wise) 5
39. Cry of the City (1948, Siodmak) 8
40. Road House (1948, Negulesco) 7
41. Border Incident (1949, Mann) 6
42. Fallen Angel (1945, Preminger) 7
43. The Dark Corner (1946, Hathaway) 7
44. Dead Reckoning (1947, Cromwell) 8 #LizabethScott
45. The File on Thelma Jordon (1949, Siodmak) 7
46. Lady in the Lake (1946, Montgomery) 7
47. Call Northside 777 (1948, Hathaway) 7
48. Sudden Fear (1952, Miller) 7
49. Brighton Rock (1948, Boulting) 7
50. The Seventh Victim (1943, Robson) 6
51. The Killers (1964, Siegel) 8
52. Mona Lisa (1986, Jordan) 8
53. One False Move (1992, Franklin) 7
54. Cutter's Way (1981, Passer) 7
55. Quai des Orfevres (1947, Clouzot) 6
56. Body Heat (1981, Kasdan) 8
57. Manhunter (1986, Mann) 8
58. True Romance (1993, Scott) 7
59. Murder by Contract (1958, Lerner) 7
60. The Spiral Staircase (1946, Siodmak) 6
61. The Limey (1999, Soderbergh) 7
62. Pale Flower (1964, Shinoda) 8
63. It Always Rains on Sunday (1947, Hamer) 7
64. The Small Back Room (1949, Powell/Pressburger) 8
65. Pushover (1954, Quine) 7 #FredMacMurray #blocho
66. I Walk Alone (1947, Haskin) 7 #BurtLancaster
67. The Red House (1947,Daves) 5 #EdwardGRobinson #roguescomplete
68. Dark City (1998, Proyas) 6
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34. The Concrete Jungle (1960)
35. Appointment with Danger (1950) <--- what a fantastic title for a noir film. Top 5 all time
36. The Burglar (1957)
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85. To the Ends of the Earth (1948) List: TSPDT Noir #617

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86. The Female Animal (1958) List: Kino's Film Noir: Dark Side of Cinema series

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87. Whiteout (2009) List: Noirish - The Annex To John Grant's A Comprehensive Encyclopedia To Film Noir

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88. The Tijuana Story (1957) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir

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89. Hell on Frisco Bay (1955) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir

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90. Track the Man Down (1955) List: OpenCulture's 50 Free Film Noirs

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91. She Played with Fire (1957) List: British Film Noir Guide (369 Films 1937-1964)

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92. Catchfire a.k.a. Backtrack (1990) List: Taste of Cinema's The 20 Best Neo-Noir Films Of The 1990s
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1. Among the Living (1941) List: TSPDT Noir #273
2. Ladies in Retirement (1941) List: TSPDT Noir #609
3. Yao shou du shi a.k.a. Wicked City (1992)
4. The Sleeping City (1950) TSPDT Noir #260
5. Man in the Vault (1956) #646 on Previous TSPDT Noir list
6. Le clan des Siciliens a.k.a. The Sicilian Clan (1969) List: 101 French Noirs
7. The Trap (1959) List: TSPDT Noir #637
8. The Full Treatment (1960) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
9. Pit of Darkness (1961) List: British Film Noir Guide
10. I ragazzi del massacro a.k.a. Naked Violence (1969) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
11. The Lady Gambles (1949) List: TSPDT Noir #809
12. The Hostage (1967) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
13. The Blue Lamp (1950) List: TSPDT Noir #832
14. Série noire (1979) (1979) List: TSPDT Noir #500
15. No Orchids for Miss Blandish (1948) List: TSPDT Noir #782
16. The Specialist (1975) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
17. Witch Hunt (1994)
18. Venetian Bird (1952) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
19. One Good Cop (1991) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
20. A Man Betrayed (1941) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
21. Sensitive New Age Killer (2000) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
22. Key Witness (1947) List: TSPDT Noir #503
23. Blues Harp (1998) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
24. Abandoned (1949) List: TSPDT Noir #269
25. Le foto proibite di una signora per bene a.k.a. Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion (1970) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
26. Johnny Come Lately (1943) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
27. The Man I Love (1947) List: TSPDT Noir #307
28. H (2002) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
29. The Racket (1928) List: #863 on Previous TSPDT Noir list
30. Hustle (1975) List: TSPDT Noir #657
31. The Marked One (1963) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
32. Murder Can Be Deadly (1962) List: British Film Noir Guide
33. Fallen (1998) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
34. Baby Face (1933) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir, From Berlin to Sin City
35. The Criminal a.k.a. Concrete Jungle (1960) List: TSPDT Noir #454
36. Cold in July (2014) List: Taste of Cinema's The 20 Best Neo-Noir Movies of the Past 5 Years
37. Body of Evidence (1993) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir, From Berlin to Sin City
38. Hell's Five Hours (1958) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
39. Walk East on Beacon! (1952) List: TSPDT Noir #713
40. Shed No Tears (1948) List: TSPDT Noir #625
41. Johnny Handsome (1989) List: TSPDT Noir #764
42. The Man Who Died Twice (1958) List: #650 on Previous TSPDT Noir list
43. Deep Cover (1992) List: TSPDT Noir #678
44. Money Madness (1948) List: TSPDT Noir #785
45. So Dark the Night (1946) ist: TSPDT Noir #180
46. Crime Against Joe (1956) ist: TSPDT Noir #651
47-53. The Big O Ep.1-26 (1999) List: Anime-Planet's Best Noir Anime
54. Così dolce... così perversa a.k.a. So Sweet... So Perverse (1969) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
55. L'enfer a.k.a. Torment (1994) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
56. The Price of Fear (1956) List: TSPDT Noir #548
57. The Big Empty (1997) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
58. House by the River (1950) List: TSPDT Noir #227
59. Es geschah am hellichten Tag a.k.a. It Happened In Broad Daylight (1958) List: Taschen's Top 50 Noir, A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
60. Shin Jingi no Hakaba a.k.a. Graveyard of Honor (2002) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
61. The Quiller Memorandum (1966) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
62. Mord und Totschlag a.k.a. Degree of Murder (1967) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
63. The Big Operator (1959) List: Film Noir Guide - 745 Films of the Classic Era (1940-1959)
64. Golgo 13: Queen Bee (1998) List: Anime-Planet's Best Noir Anime
65. The Bribe (1949) List: TSPDT Noir #258
66. Jagged Edge (1985) List: TSPDT Noir #673
67. Uncle Silas (1947) List: British Film Noir Guide
68. The Argyle Secrets (1948) List: Previous TSPDT Noir List
69. Night Must Fall (1937) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir: The Essential Reference Guide
70. Waga jinsei saiaku no toki a.k.a. Most Terrible Time In My Life (1993) List: Japanese Film Noir, A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
71. Fourteen Hours (1951) List: TSPDT Noir #277
72. Across 110th Street (1972) List: The 20 Best Neo-Noir Films Of The 1970s (Taste of Cinema)
73. The Rain Killer (1990) List: The Blackboard's List of Neo-Noir
74. Hell's House (1932) List: Noirish: The Annex To John Grant's A Comprehensive Encyclopedia To Film Noir
75. Training Day (2001) List: TSPDT Noir #812
76. Midnight Lace (1960) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
77. The Shadow on the Window (1957) List: TSPDT Noir #594
78. Gonin a.k.a. The Five (1995) List: Japanese Film-Noir
79. The Long Haul (1957) List: TSPDT Noir #818
80. Pickup Alley (1957) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
81. Little Fish (2005) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
82. Mary (1931) List: American version Murder (filmed simultaneously) on A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
83. The Crush (1993) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
84. Nora Prentiss (1947) List: TSPDT Noir #196
85. To the Ends of the Earth (1948) List: TSPDT Noir #617
86. The Female Animal (1958) List: Kino's Film Noir: Dark Side of Cinema series
87. Whiteout (2009) List: Noirish - The Annex To John Grant's A Comprehensive Encyclopedia To Film Noir
88. The Tijuana Story (1957) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
89. Hell on Frisco Bay (1955) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
90. Track the Man Down (1955) List: OpenCulture's 50 Free Film Noirs
91. She Played with Fire (1957) List: British Film Noir Guide (369 Films 1937-1964)
92. Catchfire a.k.a. Backtrack (1990) List: Taste of Cinema's The 20 Best Neo-Noir Films Of The 1990s
93. Calcutta (1948) List: TSPDT Noir #370
94. Chandler (1971) List: TSPDT Noir #741
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17. A Cry in the Night (1956)
18. Dial 1119 (1950) :thumbsup:
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1. Calling Homicide (1956)
2. Inherent Vice (2014)
3. Without Honor (1949)
4. Døden er et kjærtegn (1949) (l)
5. Accused of Murder (1956)
6. Bullitt (1968)
7. The Big Night (1951)
8. The Late Show (1977)
9. Incident (1948)
10. ‘C'-Man (1949)
11. The Sun Sets at Dawn (1950)
12. Don't Bother to Knock (1952)
13. Chicago Confidential (1957)
14. The Shadow on the Window (1957)
15. Terror at Midnight (1956)
16. Cop Hater (1958)
17. A Cry in the Night (1956)
18. Dial 1119 (1950)
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7. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956) 6/10 #DanaAndrews
8. Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) 8/10 #HumphreyBogart
9. On Dangerous Ground (1951) 5/10 #RobertRyan
10. Cry of the City (1948) 6/10 #RichardConte
11. Casque d'Or (1952) 8/10
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39. While the City Sleeps (1956. F. Lang) 8/10
40. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956, F. Lang) 6/10
Noirvember
1. Stranger on the Third Floor (1940) - 7/10
2. Pushover (1954) - 8/10 #FredMacMurray #Blocho
3. Journey Into Fear (1943) - 6/10
4. Force of Evil (1948) - 7/10
5. Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) - 8/10 #BurtLancaster
6. Fallen Angel (1945) - 5/10 #DanaAndrews
7. D.O.A (1949) - 7/10
8. Kiss of Death (1947) - 5/10 #BrianDonlevy
9. The October Man (1947) - 7/10 #Blocho
10. I Wake Up Screaming (1941) - 7/10
11. Conflict (1945) - 6/10 #HumphreyBogart
12. Cry of the City (1948) - 7/10 #RichardConte
13. Pitfall (1948) - 7/10 #LizabethScott
14. Cry Danger (1951) - 7/10 #DickPowell #Blocho
15. Born to Kill (1957) - 5/10 #ClaireTrevor
16. The Long Memory (1953) - 7/10 #Blocho
17. Road House (1948) - 7/10 #IdaLupino
18. The Prowler (1951) - 5/10 #VanHeflin
19. Hollow Triumph (1948) - 7/10
20. The Dark Corner (1946) - 6/10
21. Desperate (1947) - 5/10
22. The Red House (1947) - 8/10 #EdwardGRobinson
23. Framed (1947) - 7/10 #GlennFord
24. Caught (1949) - 6/10 #RobertRyan
25. The File on Thelma Jordon (1959) - 7/10 #BarbaraStanwyck
26. The Great Flamarion (1945) - 6/10 #DanDuryea
27. Ramrod (1947) - 6/10 #VeronicaLake
28. Angel Face (1953) - 6/10 #RobertMitchum
29. Odds Against Tomorrow (1959) - 8/10 #GloriaGrahame
30. La otra (1946) - 7/10 #Blocho
31. Appointment with Danger (1950) 6/10 #AlanLadd
32. The Street with No Name (1948) 6/10
33. Blues in the Night (1941) - 7/10
34. Kansas City Confidential (1952) - 7/10
35. Side Street (1950) - 5/10
36. Ride the Pink Horse (1947) - 6/10
37. Border Incident (1949) 6/10
38. Where Danger Lives (1950) - 6/10
39. While the City Sleeps (1956. F. Lang) 8/10
40. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956, F. Lang) 6/10
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DVD Beaver Complete Film Noir List

91. Treasure of Monte Cristo (1949) Seaman Dantes doesn't realize he's the heir to the Count of Monte Cristo's fortune, but the crooked lawyer who sets him up for murder does.
92. Hard, Fast and Beautiful (1951) #Claire Trevor #Robert Ryan (cameo) Beautiful girl hits tennis balls hard and fast. Manipulative mother is just hard.
93. The Quare Fellow (1962) Rookie jailer er, um, learns the ropes of his job during the events leading up to the hanging of the quare fellow (condemned man).
94. Not Wanted (1949) Unwed mother gave up her baby, tried to kidnap another so we could have a flashback and learn her story.
DVD Beaver Complete Film Noir List
1. As You Desire Me (1932) Is alcoholic singer Zara really Bruno's amnesiac wife Maria?
2. Blood Money (1933) The corrupt world of a Los Angeles bail bondsman.
3. I Cover the Waterfront (1933) Reporter covers the waterfront and uncovers illegal immigrant smuggling ring.
4. Midnight Mary (1933) Hoodlum's moll finds salvation in the arms of a blue-blood lawyer.
5. The Racketeer (1929 It was beauty killed the beast as racketeer Robert Armstrong falls in love and lets down his guard.
6. The Sphinx (1933) The old one-twin-provides-an-alibi-for-the-murderous-twin routine.
7. The Man with Two Faces (1934) Actor adopts a second persona to rid his sister, and the world, of his snake of a brother-in-law.
8. The Famous Ferguson Case (1932) Small-town newspaper covers big-league murder, horned in by the major press, proving that Fake News has been around for some time.
9. The Doorway to Hell (1930) Crime boss retires from the rackets but they pull him back in. He exits through the doorway to hell
10. Letty Lynton (1932) Socialite wants to marry, but is blackmailed by former lover. Is there only one way out?
11. Night Nurse (1931) #Barbara Stanwyck Newly minted nurse foils a murder for inheritance scheme.
12. Two Seconds (1932) #Edward G. Robinson In the two seconds between electrocution and death, a man relives the experience that brought him to the death house.
13. The Big Shakedown (1934) Idealistic druggist gets involved with bootleggers to make counterfeit drugs.
14. Paid (1930) Wrongfully imprisoned shop girl seeks revenge upon release, but finds love instead.
15. Pick-up (1933) Girl released from prison is picked up by a cabbie. They live happily ever after until her husband is released from jail.
16. Dark Hazard (1934) Compulsive gambler wins, loses, wins, loses, goes to the dogs - literally.
17. The Widow from Chicago (1930) Sister of slain cop poses as hood's widow to infiltrate the mob and find her brother's killer. Then the hood shows up alive.
18. The Finger Points (1931) Naïve reporter joins forces with the mob to suppress stories, winds up suppressed himself.
19. Vengeance Is Mine (1949) A man who thinks he's dying arranges to be murdered so he can frame the man who had sent him to prison. Then the doctor comes up with a cure, but the hit man can't be found.
20. Cosh Boy (1953) Juvenile delinquent goes from muggings to murder.
21. Assassin for Hire (1951) Hit man poses as rare stamp dealer to support his talented brother, but can he outwit Scotland Yard?
22. Women of Twilight (1952) Unwed mothers fall prey to a baby-farming boarding house proprietor.
23. Lady of Vengeance (1957) Newspaper publisher seeks to stamp out the person responsible for the death of his ward.
24. Beat Girl (1960) Juvenile delinquent makes life tough for new stepmother.
25. The Spy in Black (1939) During WW I a U-boat captain is sent to sink the British fleet, but runs into unexpected opposition.
26. Tiger in the Smoke (1956) No tigers or smoke, but a convoluted chase for wartime treasure.
27. A Gunman Has Escaped (1948) A gunman has escaped, sweetheart.
28. Delayed Action (1954) Suicidal man sells his life to a criminal to use as an alibi before the big sleep.
29. Paranoic (1963) Dead brother comes back to life to claim inheritance, or is the sister a paranoic?
30. Strange Alibi (1941) Undercover cop offers a strange alibi to prove he didn't kill the police chief.
31. The Third Alibi (1961) Composer needs a third alibi when his mistress is found dead, instead of the wife he intended to kill.
32. Dual Alibi (1948) Twin acrobats provide a dual alibi for each other after one of them (but which one) committed a murder.
33. Midnight Alibi (1934) A gambler accused of murder gets a midnight alibi from an old woman whose beau of her youth he resembles
34. Suspended Alibi (1957) A man using a friend as cover for his affair has a suspended alibi until he can prove he didn't kill the friend.
35. Dead Presidents (1995) A Vietnam vet turns to crime and implausibly robs the New York Federal Reserve.
36. Joy Ride (2001) Road tripping college students tangle with a maniacal truck driver they pranked via CB radio
37. Raising Cain (1992) Every DePalma trope rolled into one. I'd be raising Cain if they had asked me to green-light this.
38. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) Executive Suite meets The Front Page meets the Coen Brothers.
39. Deux hommes dans Manhattan (1959) A French reporter and photographer track down a missing diplomat in New York City.
40. New Rose Hotel (1998) The 90s condensed into a Neo-Noir.
41. Die Straße (1923)
42. Die freudlose Gasse (1925)
43. Dirnentragödie (1927)
44. The Driller Killer (1979) Artist goes insane, kills people with a power drill.
45. Fear City (1984) Insane stalker slashes strippers; ex-boxer/talent manager tracks him down.
46. The Blackout (1997) Actor tries to recall what happened during a blacked-out night in his past, with ramifications for his present.47. Meet Boston Blackie (1941) Ex-jewel thief gets mixed up with a spy ring, while Inspector Farraday tries to pin a murder and missing pearls on him.
48. Confessions of Boston Blackie (1941) Blackie gets framed for a murder at an auction and has to find the real murderer to clear his name
49. Alias Boston Blackie (1942) Blackie hosts a variety show at a prison, and when a wrongfully convicted prisoner escapes, Blackie is implicated.
50. Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (1942) In order to help a friend, Blackie has to break into his house and safe, but try convincing Inspector Farraday that it's not a crime.
51. After Midnight With Boston Blackie (1943) Once again Blackie has to steal something to help a friend, and once again Inspector Farraday has his suspicions.
52. Dick Tracy (1945) Comic strip detective comes to life in the first of a series.
53. Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947) Dick Tracy meets Gruesome, who is using a gas that freezes people in order to rob banks.
54. Dick Tracy vs. Cueball (1946) Dick Tracy's own Lex Luthor, Cueball, steals stolen diamonds and murders people, while Tess Trueheart baits a trap.
55. Dick Tracy's Dilemma (1947) Dick Tracy tracks down The Claw, who's involved in fur theft, insurance scams and murder, but I'm not sure what the dilemma is.56. Michael Shayne: Private Detective (1940) Detective Mike Shayne, hired to keep a millionaire's daughter away from gamblers, winds up involved in murder.
57. Sleepers West (1941) Detective Mike Shayne escorts a star witness to San Francisco via train, runs into an old flame and people who want to stop the witness
58. Dressed to Kill (1941) Detective Mike Shayne is dressed to kill for his wedding, but the nuptials are interrupted by a murder
59. Blue, White and Perfect (1942) Detective Mike Shayne plays a game of "button button who's got the button" aboard an ocean liner, tracking down stolen industrial diamonds.
60. The Man Who Wouldn't Die (1942) Detective Mike Shayne tracks down a murderer who happens to be the man who wouldn't die.
61. Just Off Broadway (1942) Detective Mike Shayne tracks down the murderer of a key witness in a murder trial; the killer is found just off Broadway
62. Time to Kill (1942) Detective Mike Shayne is hired to find an antique coin that got remade 5 years later as The Brasher Doubloon (1947).
63. Murder is My Business (1946) Detective Mike Shayne tries to find a murderer, before he gets framed for the murder himself.
64. Larceny in Her Heart (1946) Detective Mike Shayne is hired to find a client's missing stepdaughter, but she winds up dead, but then she isn't.
65. Blonde for a Day (1946) Detective Mike Shayne returns to Los Angeles to help his reporter pal Tim who was shot for reporting on murders tied to the gambling syndicate.
66. Three on a Ticket (1947) Detective Mike Shayne stumbles upon a mystery when a mortally wounded P.I. stumbles into his office.
67. Too Many Winners (1947) Detective Mike Shayne has another vacation postponed when he is hired to figure out who is counterfeiting winning tickets at the racetrack.
68. Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939) Master detective Nick Carter foils wartime spies at an aircraft factory.
69. Phantom Raiders (1940) Nick Carter investigates an insurance scam that involves blowing up cargo ships near Panama.
70. Sky Murder (1940) Nick Carter stumbles across a murder mid-flight, and solves it while uncovering a nest of spies.
71. A Tragedy at Midnight (1942) Radio detective Greg Sherman solves crimes before the police can, but then he becomes a suspect in two murders
72. The Return of Bulldog Drummond (1934) Bulldog Drummond leads a movement against those who want to drag England into another war.
73. Calling Bulldog Drummond (1951) Bulldog Drummond goes undercover to infiltrate a gang that is terrorizing London. Then he gets found out. Will he escape?
74. Film Noir: Bringing Darkness to Light (2006) Documentary on Film Noir, featuring classic clips, genre experts and current filmmakers.
75. Shorts Program 1: 90 minutes
a. Divided Highway: The Story of 'They Drive by Night' (2003) 11 min. The Making of "They Drive By Night (1940)
b. The Damned Don't Cry: The Crawford Formula - Real and Reel(2005) 13 min. The Making of "The Damned Don't Cry (1950)
c. The Petrified Forest: Menace in the Desert (2005) 15 min. The Making of "The Petrified Forest" (1936)
d. Killer Instincts: Richard Widmark and Ida Lupino at Twentieth Century Fox (2008) 16 min. The Making of "Road House" (1948)
e. Rogue Male: The Making of "Man Hunt" (1941) 17 min. The Making of "Man Hunt" (1941)
f. The Roaring Twenties: The World Moves On (2005) 18 min. The Making of "The Roaring Twenties" (1939)
76. Shorts Program 2: 95 minutes
a. Curtains for Roy Earle: The Story of 'High Sierra' (2003) 15 min. The Making of "High Sierra" (1941)
b. Molls and Dolls: The Women of Gangster Films (2006) 20 min. An examination of women in gangster and noir films.
c. In a Lonely Place: Revisited (2003) 20 min. In a Lonely Place (1950) Revisited
d. The Lady from Shanghai: A Discussion with Peter Bogdanovich (2000) 20 min. An examination of "The Lady from Shanghai" (1947)
e. Beer and Blood: Enemies of the Public (2005) 20 min. An examination of "The Public Enemy" (1931)
77. Shorts Program 3: 96 minutes
a. Remember to Live (1954) 24 min. A Korean War veteran and artist has problems adjusting to civilian life. Upon his return, he finds he's unable to paint. Being involved with two different women--one sweet and demure, the other a siren--only complicates matters. With Noir stalwarts Dane Clark and Cleo Moore.
b. The Payoff (1956) 24 min. A private investigator is hired by a pretty blonde to collect an envelope at a boxing match and deliver it to her the next day. What's in the envelope causes some inconvenience. With Noir stalwarts Howard Duff and Janet Blair.
c. Welcome to the Big House (2006) 18 min. An examination of classic Warner Brothers prison films.
d. Private Screenings: Robert Mitchum and Jane Russell (1996) 30 min. Mitchum and Russell discuss noirs they were in together or separately: Undercurrent (1946), Out of the Past (1947), His Kind of Woman (1951), Macao (1952) and The Night of the Hunter (1955).
78. Shorts Program 4: 90 minutes
a. 20,000 Cheers for the Chain Gang (1933) 20 min. Vitaphone parody of "I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang" (1932)
b. A Crime Does Not Pay Subject: "Women in Hiding' (1940) 20 min. Expectant mothers fall prey to unscrupulous practitioners.
c. Sunset Blvd.': A Look Back (2002) 25 min. An examination of "Sunset Blvd." (1950)
d. Night and the City - Two Scores 25 min. A Criterion extra - a comparison of the scores for the British and American versions of "Night and the City" (1950)
79. Appointment in Honduras (1953) #Glenn Ford hijacks a ship so he can run guns through the jungle to the rebels.
80. Counterspy Meets Scotland Yard (1950) David Harding works with Scotland Yard to protect U.S. missile secrets - but who is the enemy?
81. Killer McCoy (1947) #Brian Donlevy Son of a vaudevillian becomes prize fighter, falls in love with a gambler's daughter. Realistic fight scenes.
82. Motor Patrol (1950) Motorcycle cop goes undercover to catch a gang of homicidal car thieves.
83. Mr. District Attorney (1941) Fledgling D.A. and crusading reporter meet cute, swap hats, track down corruption while Peter Lorre skulks around.
84. Mr. District Attorney (1947) Assistant D.A. falls for a woman involved in the gang that he is investigating.
85. Pay or Die! (1960) Early 20th Century Italian-American cop fights the Black Hand in Little Italy.
86. Radar Secret Service (1950) In the future, which looks remarkably like 1950, a Federal agency uses radar to fight crime.
87. The Young One (1960) Man accused of rape finds refuge on an island where another man commits statutory rape. Plus racism.
88. Roaring City (1951) When not renting boats, Dennis O'Brien solves mysteries in the roaring city of San Francisco - if he can stay ahead of the cops.
89. Sky Liner (1949) Murder and intrigue aboard the Sky Liner, but can FBI agent Blair find the murderer and the spy?
90. Ring of Fear (1954) Former circus worker rejoins circus to exact revenge.
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Summary: The First 20 Days

Welcome to a statistical summary of the challenge thus far. The next summary will come at the end of the challenge.

Headline Stats
We have 34 participants thus far, with a cumulative total of 775 points. That works out to a mean score of 22.8 points and a median of 15 points. WalterNeff leads in the point total with 94, followed closely by flavo5000 with 92. Walter and flavo have each twice led past Noirvember challenges. Noirvember 2020 will apparently be a rubber match between them. Obgeoff and adwest are tied with 68 points.

If participants continue seeing movies at the current rate, we will collectively finish with about 1,162 points. For the sake of comparison, Noirvember 2019 finished with 1,170 points and Noirvember 2018 finished with 1,000 points. Noirvember 2017 is the all-time leader with 1,598 points.

Bonus Challenge #1: Rogues' Gallery
Four cynical guys and dames have looked through the entire Rogues' Gallery: adwest, Obgeoff, DudeLanez, and weirdboy. Congratulations to them for completing the bonus challenge. The most popular rogues thus far are Ida Lupino and Robert Mitchum. Twelve participants have seen at least a Lupino movie or a Mitchum movie. The great Van Heflin isn't getting enough respect. Only five people have seen a Heflin movie.

Bonus Challenge #2: Blocho's Recommendations
DudeLanez has seen all five of my recommendations and completed the challenge. Congrats! Sol and new arrival Lu-Chin have each seen two recommendations. Pushover and Cry Danger are the most popular recs, each having been seen four times.

Bonus Challenge #3: Best Contributor
Many excellent contributions so far. If you see a good or great noir, please don't hesitate to let everyone know.

Years
(The following data does not include shorts or episodes.)
Unsurprisingly, the most popular year so far is 1947, with 1946 right behind. The median year is 1950. Here's a breakdown by decade:
1920s - 5 movies
1930s - 42 movies
1940s - 291 movies
1950s - 221 movies
1960s - 44 movies
1970s - 21 movies
1980s - 25 movies
1990s - 44 movies
2000s - 18 movies
2010s - 16 movies
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Once you go noir, you'll never go back
1. Fargo (1996)
2. Gilda (1946) #GlennFord
3. The Blue Dahlia (1946) #VeronicaLake
4. This Gun for Hire (1942) #AlanLadd
5. Memento (2000)
6. The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
7. The Spiral Staircase (1946)
8. On Dangerous Ground (1951) #RobertRyan
9. Basic Instinct (1992)
10. Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) #BurtLancaster
11. Phantom Lady (1944)
12. Born to Kill (1947) #ClaireTrevor
13. Dead Reckoning (1947) #Lizabeth Scott
14. Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
15. Prisoners (2013)
16. Inherent Vice (2014)
17. Double Indemnity (1944) #FredMacMurray
18. Murder, My Sweet (1944) #DickPowell
19. Collateral (2004)
20. The Score (2001)
21. Road to Perdition (2002)

This was beautiful. Great story and emotional journey to it with tons of nuance. More father and son story than noir, but a solid film and one I'm sorry I put off for so long.

22. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
23. Drive (2011)

A couple rewatches with Wife. Postman rose in my estimation, it's a better noir than I appreciated first time around. Drive is a 9/10 for me, and nearly infinitely rewatchable; a great film.
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blocho wrote: November 21st, 2020, 3:24 am Summary: The First 20 Days
Stats! :circle: I'm still hoping to finish off the Rogues Gallery, though time is getting the better of me. :ermm: Happy to be coming second in the Blocho Block competition.
maxwelldeux wrote: November 21st, 2020, 6:27 am 21. Road to Perdition (2002)

This was beautiful. Great story and emotional journey to it with tons of nuance. More father and son story than noir, but a solid film and one I'm sorry I put off for so long.
Yes, it is. Thomas Newman's score is also one of my all-time favourites. Really great study of broken families; excellent overall film.
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Progress towards becoming a Czar of Noir
1. House of Bamboo (1955) #RobertRyan
2. The Window (1949)
3. Road House (1948) #IdaLupino
4. Railroaded! (1947)
5. Hustle (1975)
6. Impact (1949) #BrianDonlevy
7. La Otra (1946) #Blocho'sNoirBlock
8. Cry Danger (1951) #Blocho'sNoirBlock + #DickPowell
9. China Moon (1994)
10. Night Falls (1952)
11. The Dark Mirror (1946)
12. So Dark The Night (1946)
13. The Mask of Diijon (1946)
14. He Walked by Night (1948)
15. Where Danger Lives (1950) #RobertMitchum
16. The Great Flamarion (1945) #DanDuryea
17. The File on Thelma Jordon (1949) #BarbaraStanwyck

18. Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948) #EdwardG.Robinson

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Along similar lines to Maurice Elvey's The Clairvoyant, this latter noir focuses on a phony psychic who discovers he can foresee future events for real. Edward G. Robinson is in fine form in the lead role and the project succeeds on account of him alone. Robinson has some great mini-speeches that are full of self-loathing over being able to foresee the future but not control it, calling himself a "reverse zombie" at one point. Chilling ending too.
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1. The French Connection (1971)
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Might as well list what I've watched this month.


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Dial 1119


1. Mordets melodi / Murder Melody (Bodil Ipsen, 1944) :thumbsup:
2. Medan staden sover / While the City Sleeps (Lars-Eric Kjellgren, 1950) :thumbsup:
3. New York Confidential (Russell Rouse, 1955)
4. The Flanagan Boy / Bad Blonde (Reginald Le Borg, 1953)
5. Dial 1119 (Gerald Mayer, 1950)

While My City Slept
1. Mordets melodi / Murder Melody (Bodil Ipsen, 1944)
2. Medan staden sover / While the City Sleeps (Lars-Eric Kjellgren, 1950)
3. New York Confidential (Russell Rouse, 1955)
4. The Flanagan Boy / Bad Blonde (Reginald Le Borg, 1953)
5. Dial 1119 (Gerald Mayer, 1950)
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Progress towards becoming a Czar of Noir
1. House of Bamboo (1955) #RobertRyan
2. The Window (1949)
3. Road House (1948) #IdaLupino
4. Railroaded! (1947)
5. Hustle (1975)
6. Impact (1949) #BrianDonlevy
7. La Otra (1946) #Blocho'sNoirBlock
8. Cry Danger (1951) #Blocho'sNoirBlock + #DickPowell
9. China Moon (1994)
10. Night Falls (1952)
11. The Dark Mirror (1946)
12. So Dark The Night (1946)
13. The Mask of Diijon (1946)
14. He Walked by Night (1948)
15. Where Danger Lives (1950) #RobertMitchum
16. The Great Flamarion (1945) #DanDuryea
17. The File on Thelma Jordon (1949) #BarbaraStanwyck
18. Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948) #EdwardG.Robinson

19. A Cry in the Night (1956) #AlanLadd

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While Raymond Burr is decent as a deranged kidnapper here, even borderline sympathetic, his motives never quite seem sordid enough for credibility (he seems to only want to give the girl pretty dresses) and with half the film focused on the police, this whole angle feels underdeveloped. The police side of the story does definitely has something of interest though with parenting issues coming into question, however, it's all very spelt out/unsubtle.
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52. The 13th Letter (1951)

Another movie only available in poor quality


53. The Guilty (1947)

The cheapness of Monogram studios is a good fit for one of Cornel Woolrich's nightmares.
Their other Woolrich adaptation, I Wouldn't Be in Your Shoes, might be even better.

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1. Edge of Doom (1950) #DanaAndrews
2. Marriage of Convenience (1960)
3. The Sleeping City (1950) #RichardConte
4. City of Shadows (1955)
5a. Peter Gunn: Murder on the Midway (1959)
5b. Peter Gunn: Pecos Pete (1959)
5c. Peter Gunn: Scuba (1959)
5d. Peter Gunn: Edie Finds a Corpse (1959)
6. Blackout (1950)
7. Dancing with Crime (1947)
8a. Man with a Camera: Double Negative (1958)
8b. Man with a Camera: Another Barrier (1958)
8c. Man with a Camera: Blind Spot (1958)
8d. Man with a Camera: Two Strings of Pearls (1958)
9. Nightmare (1942) #BrianDonlevy
10. Macadam (1946)
11. The Big Shot (1942) #HumphreyBogart
12. Miami Expose (1956)
13. Revolt in the Big House (1958)
14. 8 Million Ways to Die (1986)
15. The Boss (1956)
16. Larceny (1948) #DanDuryea
17. I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)
18. Roughshod (1949) #GloriaGrahame
19. Shed No Tears (1948)
20. Love from a Stranger (1937)
21. Ransom! (1956) #GlennFord
22. Blue Steel (1990)
23. A Dangerous Profession (1949)
24. The Malpas Mystery (1960)
25. Stakeout on Dope Street (1958)
26. Body Chemistry (1990)
27. La lumiere d'en face (1955)
28. Dial 999 (1955)
29. Dead Bang (1989)
30. Grand Central Murder (1942) #VanHeflin
31. Unmasked (1950)
32. Hell on Frisco Bay (1955) #AlanLadd
33. Saigon (1947) #VeronicaLake (l)
34. Last Embrace (1979)
35. Cosh Boy (1953)
36. Mad at the World (1955)
37. Urge to Kill (1960)
38. Man in the Vault (1956)
39. Strange Intruder (1956) #IdaLupino
40. Rope of Sand (1949) #BurtLancaster
41. Face of a Fugitive (1959) #FredMacMurray
42. Not as a Stranger (1955) #RobertMitchum
43a. Four Star Playhouse: The Hard Way (1953) #DickPowell
43b. Dragnet: The Big Shoplift (1954)
43c. Dragnet: The Big Hit-Run Killer (1954)
43d. Dragnet: The Big Girl (1954)
44. Terror at Midnight (1956)
45. Vice Squad (1953) #EdwardGRobinson
46. Clue of the Twisted Candle (1960)
47. The Secret Fury (1950) #RobertRyan
48a. Peter Gunn: The Dirty Word (1959)
48a. Peter Gunn: The Ugly Frame (1959)
48a. Peter Gunn: The Lederer Story (1959)
48a. Peter Gunn: Keep Smiling (1959)
49. One Way Street (1950)
50. Impulse (1954)
51. The Weapon (1956) #LizabethScott
52. The 13th Letter (1951)
53. The Guilty (1947)
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4. Cloak and Dagger (1946, Fritz Lang): 7.0 - Decent WWII spy thriller, but it doesn't hold up in comparison with Lang's previous WWII spy films Man Hunt, Ministry of Fear and Hangmen also Die. Cooper, although feeling miscast as scientist turned newly recruited OSS agent, mostly does his thing, looking stoic. Still at enough times he lets a humane and inexperienced side of his character shine through, making it a sufficient enough performance. Lily Palmer enters the movie pretty late, but lifts it up immensely. Her portrayal of strong down-to-earth resistance fighter who's torn between her down beaten outlook due to the bleak WWII reality around her and romantic hopes for liberation and of course romance with Cooper, is the best aspect of the movie. Her character is most exemplar of Lang's pessimistic political undertones. Those would been more evident in the original script and cut; the complete last sequence including a pessimistic cautionary ending about American nuclear proliferation was cut out. (Multiple involved writers were eventually blacklisted.) Even so the film still can be seen as the bridging the gap between WWII spy films and later Cold War thrillers. Best scene goes to a brutal struggle between Cooper and a Gestapo agent.

5. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946, Tay Garnett): 6.8 - The cast all around are great. Hume Cronyn almost steals the movie as the scheming lawyer. The movie to me felt like a more romantic sleeker take on noir. It misses the grittier humane cynical side of better noirs to me. Also it feels stretched out with a longer runtime than necessary. Still enjoyable, just not as great a noir to me as its reputation made me think.

6. The Lady from Shanghai (1947, Orson Welles) rewatch: 6.0 > 7.5 - While the plot is basic noir, the movie stands out by constantly giving a feeling of disorientation. Glenn Anders' character Grisby best exemplifies this surreal strangeness. Of course it all culminates in the final fun house sequence, which is a masterclass example of making characters internal feelings external in composition and design.

7. Road House (1948, Jean Negulesco) #Ida Lupino: 6.5 - I appreciate it more afterward thinking about what it did, subverting and interchanging gender roles in noirs, than that I was engaged with the movie while watching. The slow blooming romance in the first 2/3rd of this did little for me. While the change of Widmarks character into a entitled psychopathic mastermind is out of the blue, it does give the last third a momentum the movie missed before that.

8. Raw Deal (1948, Anthony Mann) #Claire Trevor: 7.2

9. Thieves' Highway (1949) #Richard Conte (rewatch): 7.8 > 8.2 - I love how down to earth and low scale this great noir with some good socio-economical undertones is. Just one day of a normal guy wanting to take revenge for wronged father by a crooked market salesman.

10. Dark City (1950, William Dieterle) #Lizabeth Scott: 6.5 - Charton Heston makes his feature debut in this average noir. Too much time is spent on Lizabeth Scott singing husky voiced songs. The movie never picks up real momentum, despite some interesting morally ambigious characters, and takes a detour into some for noir atypical melodramatic romance.

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1. The Glass Key (1942, Stuart Heisler) #Veronica Lake rewatch: 7.0 > 7.8
2. This Gun for Hire (1942, Frank Tuttle) #Alan Ladd: 7.2
3. Black Angel (1946, Roy William Neill) #Dan Duryea: 7.5 -
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17. Escape in the Fog (1945) * 63 min.

Good World War II spy movie, strong noir elements.

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1. No Man's Woman (1955) * 70 min.
2. The Big Heat (1953) 89 min.  #Gloria Grahame
3. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002) * 121 min.
4. One Girl's Confession (1953) * 74 min.
5. Bait (1954) * 80 min.
6. The Crooked Web (1955) * 77 min.
7. Midnight (1934) * 73 min.  #Humphrey Bogart
8. Lethal Weapon (1987) * 110 min.
9. Oldboy (2003) * 120 min.
10. This Gun for Hire (1942) 81 min.  # Alan Ladd
11. Lady Vengeance (2005) * 115 min.
12. Private Hell 36 (1954) * 80 min.  #Ida Lupino
13. 99 River Street (1953) * 83 min.
14. The Glass Key (1942) 85 min.  #Brian Donlevy
15. Crime Wave (1953) * 74 min.
16. Night Must Fall (1937) * 116 min.

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1. My Name is Julia Ross (1945) - 7/10
2. Conflict (1945) - 7/10 #Humphrey Bogart
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03. 1.5* - Pickup on South Street by Samuel Fuller (1953)

A pretty basic noir. Detectives with hats, shady characters doing shady things, a femme fatale and a crime-based plot. And lots and lots of talking. Endless conversations between mediocre actors that feel quite forced. Then again, the few action scenes there are just as uncomfortable. Skip McCoy is a pickpocket who picked the wrong wallet to steal. The woman he stole it from, Candy, had a microfilm tucked in her wallet that she was supposed to give to a communist spy. The FBI and police were on Candy's back, but now that McCoy has the chip he has to deal with all the unwanted attention. I'm just not a big fan of these classic noirs. The stories are interesting enough, but the execution is usually pretty boring. Bland cinematography, poor performances and static action scenes don't do a lot of justice to the premise. At least these films tend to be rather short, but that's not much of a comfort when there's so little there.

Overly long narratives with slightly noteworthy b&w cinematography
01. 2.0* - Take Aim at the Police Van ['Jûsangô Taihisen' Yori: Sono Gosôsha o Nerae] by Seijun Suzuki (1960)
02. 1.0* - Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz (1945)
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12. Crossfire (1947) 5/10 #RobertMitchum
13. Act of Violence (1949) 7/10 #VanHeflin
14. The Stranger (1946) 8/10 #EdwardG.Robinson
15. Born to Kill (1947) 8/10 #ClaireTrevor
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1. The Wages of Fear (1953) 10/10
2. Rebecca (1940) 8/10
3. Cry Danger (1951) 7/10 #DickPowell
4. Gilda (1946) 7/10 #GlennFord
5. Brute Force (1947) 8/10 #BurtLancaster
6. Pushover (1954) 8/10 #FredMacMurray
7. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956) 6/10 #DanaAndrews
8. Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) 8/10 #HumphreyBogart
9. On Dangerous Ground (1951) 5/10 #RobertRyan
10. Cry of the City (1948) 6/10 #RichardConte
11. Casque d'Or (1952) 8/10
12. Crossfire (1947) 5/10 #RobertMitchum
13. Act of Violence (1949) 7/10 #VanHeflin
14. The Stranger (1946) 8/10 #EdwardG.Robinson
15. Born to Kill (1947) 8/10 #ClaireTrevor
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41. Caged (1950) - 6/10
42. Detective Story (1951) - 7/10
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1. Stranger on the Third Floor (1940) - 7/10
2. Pushover (1954) - 8/10 #FredMacMurray #Blocho
3. Journey Into Fear (1943) - 6/10
4. Force of Evil (1948) - 7/10
5. Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) - 8/10 #BurtLancaster
6. Fallen Angel (1945) - 5/10 #DanaAndrews
7. D.O.A (1949) - 7/10
8. Kiss of Death (1947) - 5/10 #BrianDonlevy
9. The October Man (1947) - 7/10 #Blocho
10. I Wake Up Screaming (1941) - 7/10
11. Conflict (1945) - 6/10 #HumphreyBogart
12. Cry of the City (1948) - 7/10 #RichardConte
13. Pitfall (1948) - 7/10 #LizabethScott
14. Cry Danger (1951) - 7/10 #DickPowell #Blocho
15. Born to Kill (1957) - 5/10 #ClaireTrevor
16. The Long Memory (1953) - 7/10 #Blocho
17. Road House (1948) - 7/10 #IdaLupino
18. The Prowler (1951) - 5/10 #VanHeflin
19. Hollow Triumph (1948) - 7/10
20. The Dark Corner (1946) - 6/10
21. Desperate (1947) - 5/10
22. The Red House (1947) - 8/10 #EdwardGRobinson
23. Framed (1947) - 7/10 #GlennFord
24. Caught (1949) - 6/10 #RobertRyan
25. The File on Thelma Jordon (1959) - 7/10 #BarbaraStanwyck
26. The Great Flamarion (1945) - 6/10 #DanDuryea
27. Ramrod (1947) - 6/10 #VeronicaLake
28. Angel Face (1953) - 6/10 #RobertMitchum
29. Odds Against Tomorrow (1959) - 8/10 #GloriaGrahame
30. La otra (1946) - 7/10 #Blocho
31. Appointment with Danger (1950) 6/10 #AlanLadd
32. The Street with No Name (1948) 6/10
33. Blues in the Night (1941) - 7/10
34. Kansas City Confidential (1952) - 7/10
35. Side Street (1950) - 5/10
36. Ride the Pink Horse (1947) - 6/10
37. Border Incident (1949) 6/10
38. Where Danger Lives (1950) - 6/10
39. While the City Sleeps (1956. F. Lang) 8/10
40. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956, F. Lang) 6/10
41. Caged (1950) - 6/10
42. Detective Story (1951) - 7/10
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69. Collateral (2004) 6/10
It was a solid film as far as how it was made. But the story was a little predictable and I felt like I'd seen it all before.

70. The Score (2001) 7/10
I like a good heist movie and I don't want to spoil it, so I'll just say the ending was great.

71. Road to Perdition (2002) 7/10
Beautiful sets, costumes, cinematography, and music. I have trouble with revenge stories but this one had an interesting take that I found refreshing.

72. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946) 7/10
Classic, cute, then stupid Hayes code ruined the end.

73. Drive (2011) 9/10
Everything about this movie is fantastic. I mean, Ryan Gosling, fast cars, love and revenge. This is definitely the best neo noir I've seen this month.

74. The Manchurian Candidate (1962) 8/10
Such an interesting study in the politics of the time with a story that plays into the fear about communism.

75-80. The Killing (Season 2, Episodes 1-13) (570 min total, remainder of 30 min added to previous 29 min, remainder now 59 min)
I think I forgot to say anything about this when I posted Season 1, but this show is fantastic. The story keeps you guessing, the characters are complex and developed, the cinematography is crazy good. They don't back away from the pain that a loved-ones death causes, which is something that I think early noirs really gloss over. Yes, it can be a little slow but if you get a chance to binge it, it's worth watching imho.

81-86. The Killing (Season 3, Episodes 1-12) (519 min total, add 21 of previous remainder, remainder now 38 min)
Max thinks this season isn't as good as the first two. I can see some reasons for that. The action is a even more drawn out in certain ways than it was in past seasons, partly because the story wasn't quite long enough to fill out a season. But, I still think it's done well, the acting and characters are still great. What I find most interesting is the way they portrayed street youth and survival sex in a way that seemed fairly accurate from what I know working in the field of human trafficking prevention. In Seattle alone it's estimated that between 300-500 are surviving by selling sex. It's too big a topic to discuss much here, but the point it, they did a great job of portraying just how young and vulnerable those kids are, how dangerous the life is, and how most of often they're on the streets because they're convinced no one at home gives a crap what happens to them, whether that's true or not, though often it is.
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Progress towards becoming a Czar of Noir
1. House of Bamboo (1955) #RobertRyan
2. The Window (1949)
3. Road House (1948) #IdaLupino
4. Railroaded! (1947)
5. Hustle (1975)
6. Impact (1949) #BrianDonlevy
7. La Otra (1946) #Blocho'sNoirBlock
8. Cry Danger (1951) #Blocho'sNoirBlock + #DickPowell
9. China Moon (1994)
10. Night Falls (1952)
11. The Dark Mirror (1946)
12. So Dark The Night (1946)
13. The Mask of Diijon (1946)
14. He Walked by Night (1948)
15. Where Danger Lives (1950) #RobertMitchum
16. The Great Flamarion (1945) #DanDuryea
17. The File on Thelma Jordon (1949) #BarbaraStanwyck
18. Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948) #EdwardG.Robinson
19. A Cry in the Night (1956) #AlanLadd

20. The Glass Key (1942) #VeronicaLake

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There are some dynamite scenes here, most notably a breathtaking sequence with a fire lit as a means of escape. Veronica Lake also gets some decent quips during a dinner with Brian Donlevy. The Sullivan's Travels star feels under-used though with precious few scenes. Same goes for Donlevy actually, with the vast majority of the film falling on Alan Ladd's shoulders as the political aide. Relatively interesting stuff but no Maltese Falcon.
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18. Domino (Brian De Palma, 2019) 5/10
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Finishing up the Film Noir Guide - 745 Films of the Classic Era (1940-1959) list

95. Double Jeopardy (1955) Double whiskey more like it. Drunk blackmailer gets killed by his wife's boyfriend, casting suspicion on the blackmailer's target.
96. Escape Route (1952) FBI agent goes undercover in London to catch kidnapper of nuclear scientists; gets him AND the girl.
97. Heartaches (1947) Up and coming movie crooner lip-synchs to another singer's voice, but is that any reason to try and kill him?
98. Hidden Fear (1957) American cop comes to Denmark to clear sister of murder, stumbles across counterfeiting ring. Not sure which fear is hidden.
99. House of Horrors (1946) Second-rate sculptor saves the life of a first-rate psycho, whom he convinces to kill his critics.
100. Kill Me Tomorrow (1957) Alcoholic reporter agrees to take a murder rap in exchange for the money for his son's operation.
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1. As You Desire Me (1932) Is alcoholic singer Zara really Bruno's amnesiac wife Maria?
2. Blood Money (1933) The corrupt world of a Los Angeles bail bondsman.
3. I Cover the Waterfront (1933) Reporter covers the waterfront and uncovers illegal immigrant smuggling ring.
4. Midnight Mary (1933) Hoodlum's moll finds salvation in the arms of a blue-blood lawyer.
5. The Racketeer (1929 It was beauty killed the beast as racketeer Robert Armstrong falls in love and lets down his guard.
6. The Sphinx (1933) The old one-twin-provides-an-alibi-for-the-murderous-twin routine.
7. The Man with Two Faces (1934) Actor adopts a second persona to rid his sister, and the world, of his snake of a brother-in-law.
8. The Famous Ferguson Case (1932) Small-town newspaper covers big-league murder, horned in by the major press, proving that Fake News has been around for some time.
9. The Doorway to Hell (1930) Crime boss retires from the rackets but they pull him back in. He exits through the doorway to hell
10. Letty Lynton (1932) Socialite wants to marry, but is blackmailed by former lover. Is there only one way out?
11. Night Nurse (1931) #Barbara Stanwyck Newly minted nurse foils a murder for inheritance scheme.
12. Two Seconds (1932) #Edward G. Robinson In the two seconds between electrocution and death, a man relives the experience that brought him to the death house.
13. The Big Shakedown (1934) Idealistic druggist gets involved with bootleggers to make counterfeit drugs.
14. Paid (1930) Wrongfully imprisoned shop girl seeks revenge upon release, but finds love instead.
15. Pick-up (1933) Girl released from prison is picked up by a cabbie. They live happily ever after until her husband is released from jail.
16. Dark Hazard (1934) Compulsive gambler wins, loses, wins, loses, goes to the dogs - literally.
17. The Widow from Chicago (1930) Sister of slain cop poses as hood's widow to infiltrate the mob and find her brother's killer. Then the hood shows up alive.
18. The Finger Points (1931) Naïve reporter joins forces with the mob to suppress stories, winds up suppressed himself.
19. Vengeance Is Mine (1949) A man who thinks he's dying arranges to be murdered so he can frame the man who had sent him to prison. Then the doctor comes up with a cure, but the hit man can't be found.
20. Cosh Boy (1953) Juvenile delinquent goes from muggings to murder.
21. Assassin for Hire (1951) Hit man poses as rare stamp dealer to support his talented brother, but can he outwit Scotland Yard?
22. Women of Twilight (1952) Unwed mothers fall prey to a baby-farming boarding house proprietor.
23. Lady of Vengeance (1957) Newspaper publisher seeks to stamp out the person responsible for the death of his ward.
24. Beat Girl (1960) Juvenile delinquent makes life tough for new stepmother.
25. The Spy in Black (1939) During WW I a U-boat captain is sent to sink the British fleet, but runs into unexpected opposition.
26. Tiger in the Smoke (1956) No tigers or smoke, but a convoluted chase for wartime treasure.
27. A Gunman Has Escaped (1948) A gunman has escaped, sweetheart.
28. Delayed Action (1954) Suicidal man sells his life to a criminal to use as an alibi before the big sleep.
29. Paranoic (1963) Dead brother comes back to life to claim inheritance, or is the sister a paranoic?
30. Strange Alibi (1941) Undercover cop offers a strange alibi to prove he didn't kill the police chief.
31. The Third Alibi (1961) Composer needs a third alibi when his mistress is found dead, instead of the wife he intended to kill.
32. Dual Alibi (1948) Twin acrobats provide a dual alibi for each other after one of them (but which one) committed a murder.
33. Midnight Alibi (1934) A gambler accused of murder gets a midnight alibi from an old woman whose beau of her youth he resembles
34. Suspended Alibi (1957) A man using a friend as cover for his affair has a suspended alibi until he can prove he didn't kill the friend.
35. Dead Presidents (1995) A Vietnam vet turns to crime and implausibly robs the New York Federal Reserve.
36. Joy Ride (2001) Road tripping college students tangle with a maniacal truck driver they pranked via CB radio
37. Raising Cain (1992) Every DePalma trope rolled into one. I'd be raising Cain if they had asked me to green-light this.
38. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) Executive Suite meets The Front Page meets the Coen Brothers.
39. Deux hommes dans Manhattan (1959) A French reporter and photographer track down a missing diplomat in New York City.
40. New Rose Hotel (1998) The 90s condensed into a Neo-Noir.
41. Die Straße (1923)
42. Die freudlose Gasse (1925)
43. Dirnentragödie (1927)
44. The Driller Killer (1979) Artist goes insane, kills people with a power drill.
45. Fear City (1984) Insane stalker slashes strippers; ex-boxer/talent manager tracks him down.
46. The Blackout (1997) Actor tries to recall what happened during a blacked-out night in his past, with ramifications for his present.47. Meet Boston Blackie (1941) Ex-jewel thief gets mixed up with a spy ring, while Inspector Farraday tries to pin a murder and missing pearls on him.
48. Confessions of Boston Blackie (1941) Blackie gets framed for a murder at an auction and has to find the real murderer to clear his name
49. Alias Boston Blackie (1942) Blackie hosts a variety show at a prison, and when a wrongfully convicted prisoner escapes, Blackie is implicated.
50. Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (1942) In order to help a friend, Blackie has to break into his house and safe, but try convincing Inspector Farraday that it's not a crime.
51. After Midnight With Boston Blackie (1943) Once again Blackie has to steal something to help a friend, and once again Inspector Farraday has his suspicions.
52. Dick Tracy (1945) Comic strip detective comes to life in the first of a series.
53. Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947) Dick Tracy meets Gruesome, who is using a gas that freezes people in order to rob banks.
54. Dick Tracy vs. Cueball (1946) Dick Tracy's own Lex Luthor, Cueball, steals stolen diamonds and murders people, while Tess Trueheart baits a trap.
55. Dick Tracy's Dilemma (1947) Dick Tracy tracks down The Claw, who's involved in fur theft, insurance scams and murder, but I'm not sure what the dilemma is.56. Michael Shayne: Private Detective (1940) Detective Mike Shayne, hired to keep a millionaire's daughter away from gamblers, winds up involved in murder.
57. Sleepers West (1941) Detective Mike Shayne escorts a star witness to San Francisco via train, runs into an old flame and people who want to stop the witness
58. Dressed to Kill (1941) Detective Mike Shayne is dressed to kill for his wedding, but the nuptials are interrupted by a murder
59. Blue, White and Perfect (1942) Detective Mike Shayne plays a game of "button button who's got the button" aboard an ocean liner, tracking down stolen industrial diamonds.
60. The Man Who Wouldn't Die (1942) Detective Mike Shayne tracks down a murderer who happens to be the man who wouldn't die.
61. Just Off Broadway (1942) Detective Mike Shayne tracks down the murderer of a key witness in a murder trial; the killer is found just off Broadway
62. Time to Kill (1942) Detective Mike Shayne is hired to find an antique coin that got remade 5 years later as The Brasher Doubloon (1947).
63. Murder is My Business (1946) Detective Mike Shayne tries to find a murderer, before he gets framed for the murder himself.
64. Larceny in Her Heart (1946) Detective Mike Shayne is hired to find a client's missing stepdaughter, but she winds up dead, but then she isn't.
65. Blonde for a Day (1946) Detective Mike Shayne returns to Los Angeles to help his reporter pal Tim who was shot for reporting on murders tied to the gambling syndicate.
66. Three on a Ticket (1947) Detective Mike Shayne stumbles upon a mystery when a mortally wounded P.I. stumbles into his office.
67. Too Many Winners (1947) Detective Mike Shayne has another vacation postponed when he is hired to figure out who is counterfeiting winning tickets at the racetrack.
68. Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939) Master detective Nick Carter foils wartime spies at an aircraft factory.
69. Phantom Raiders (1940) Nick Carter investigates an insurance scam that involves blowing up cargo ships near Panama.
70. Sky Murder (1940) Nick Carter stumbles across a murder mid-flight, and solves it while uncovering a nest of spies.
71. A Tragedy at Midnight (1942) Radio detective Greg Sherman solves crimes before the police can, but then he becomes a suspect in two murders
72. The Return of Bulldog Drummond (1934) Bulldog Drummond leads a movement against those who want to drag England into another war.
73. Calling Bulldog Drummond (1951) Bulldog Drummond goes undercover to infiltrate a gang that is terrorizing London. Then he gets found out. Will he escape?
74. Film Noir: Bringing Darkness to Light (2006) Documentary on Film Noir, featuring classic clips, genre experts and current filmmakers.
75. Shorts Program 1: 90 minutes
a. Divided Highway: The Story of 'They Drive by Night' (2003) 11 min. The Making of "They Drive By Night (1940)
b. The Damned Don't Cry: The Crawford Formula - Real and Reel(2005) 13 min. The Making of "The Damned Don't Cry (1950)
c. The Petrified Forest: Menace in the Desert (2005) 15 min. The Making of "The Petrified Forest" (1936)
d. Killer Instincts: Richard Widmark and Ida Lupino at Twentieth Century Fox (2008) 16 min. The Making of "Road House" (1948)
e. Rogue Male: The Making of "Man Hunt" (1941) 17 min. The Making of "Man Hunt" (1941)
f. The Roaring Twenties: The World Moves On (2005) 18 min. The Making of "The Roaring Twenties" (1939)
76. Shorts Program 2: 95 minutes
a. Curtains for Roy Earle: The Story of 'High Sierra' (2003) 15 min. The Making of "High Sierra" (1941)
b. Molls and Dolls: The Women of Gangster Films (2006) 20 min. An examination of women in gangster and noir films.
c. In a Lonely Place: Revisited (2003) 20 min. In a Lonely Place (1950) Revisited
d. The Lady from Shanghai: A Discussion with Peter Bogdanovich (2000) 20 min. An examination of "The Lady from Shanghai" (1947)
e. Beer and Blood: Enemies of the Public (2005) 20 min. An examination of "The Public Enemy" (1931)
77. Shorts Program 3: 96 minutes
a. Remember to Live (1954) 24 min. A Korean War veteran and artist has problems adjusting to civilian life. Upon his return, he finds he's unable to paint. Being involved with two different women--one sweet and demure, the other a siren--only complicates matters. With Noir stalwarts Dane Clark and Cleo Moore.
b. The Payoff (1956) 24 min. A private investigator is hired by a pretty blonde to collect an envelope at a boxing match and deliver it to her the next day. What's in the envelope causes some inconvenience. With Noir stalwarts Howard Duff and Janet Blair.
c. Welcome to the Big House (2006) 18 min. An examination of classic Warner Brothers prison films.
d. Private Screenings: Robert Mitchum and Jane Russell (1996) 30 min. Mitchum and Russell discuss noirs they were in together or separately: Undercurrent (1946), Out of the Past (1947), His Kind of Woman (1951), Macao (1952) and The Night of the Hunter (1955).
78. Shorts Program 4: 90 minutes
a. 20,000 Cheers for the Chain Gang (1933) 20 min. Vitaphone parody of "I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang" (1932)
b. A Crime Does Not Pay Subject: "Women in Hiding' (1940) 20 min. Expectant mothers fall prey to unscrupulous practitioners.
c. Sunset Blvd.': A Look Back (2002) 25 min. An examination of "Sunset Blvd." (1950)
d. Night and the City - Two Scores 25 min. A Criterion extra - a comparison of the scores for the British and American versions of "Night and the City" (1950)
79. Appointment in Honduras (1953) #Glenn Ford hijacks a ship so he can run guns through the jungle to the rebels.
80. Counterspy Meets Scotland Yard (1950) David Harding works with Scotland Yard to protect U.S. missile secrets - but who is the enemy?
81. Killer McCoy (1947) #Brian Donlevy Son of a vaudevillian becomes prize fighter, falls in love with a gambler's daughter. Realistic fight scenes.
82. Motor Patrol (1950) Motorcycle cop goes undercover to catch a gang of homicidal car thieves.
83. Mr. District Attorney (1941) Fledgling D.A. and crusading reporter meet cute, swap hats, track down corruption while Peter Lorre skulks around.
84. Mr. District Attorney (1947) Assistant D.A. falls for a woman involved in the gang that he is investigating.
85. Pay or Die! (1960) Early 20th Century Italian-American cop fights the Black Hand in Little Italy.
86. Radar Secret Service (1950) In the future, which looks remarkably like 1950, a Federal agency uses radar to fight crime.
87. The Young One (1960) Man accused of rape finds refuge on an island where another man commits statutory rape. Plus racism.
88. Roaring City (1951) When not renting boats, Dennis O'Brien solves mysteries in the roaring city of San Francisco - if he can stay ahead of the cops.
89. Sky Liner (1949) Murder and intrigue aboard the Sky Liner, but can FBI agent Blair find the murderer and the spy?
90. Ring of Fear (1954) Former circus worker rejoins circus to exact revenge.
91. Treasure of Monte Cristo (1949) Seaman Dantes doesn't realize he's the heir to the Count of Monte Cristo's fortune, but the crooked lawyer who sets him up for murder does.
92. Hard, Fast and Beautiful (1951) #Claire Trevor #Robert Ryan (cameo) Beautiful girl hits tennis balls hard and fast. Manipulative mother is just hard.
93. The Quare Fellow (1962) Rookie jailer er, um, learns the ropes of his job during the events leading up to the hanging of the quare fellow (condemned man).
94. Not Wanted (1949) Unwed mother gave up her baby, tried to kidnap another so we could have a flashback and learn her story.
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(Screenshots/Gif from 'La mujer y la bestia', 'Schwarzer Kies' & 'Freeway'),

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35. Hipócrita..! (Hypocrite, Miguel Morayta, 1949) 8/10
36. Camino del infierno (The Road to Hell, Miguel Morayta, 1951) 9/10
37. Damn Citizen (Robert Gordon, 1958) 8/10
38. La mujer y la bestia (The Woman and the Beast, Alfonso Corona Blake 1959) 8/10
39. Schwarzer Kies (Black Gravel, Helmut Käutner, 1961) 9/10

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40. Darker Than Amber (Robert Clouse, 1970) 8/10
41. Fluchtweg St. Pauli - Großalarm für die Davidswache (Hot Traces of St. Pauli, Wolfgang Staudte, 1971) 6.5/10
42. Freeway (Francis Delia, 1988) 6.5/10

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1. Que Dios me perdone (May God Forgive Me, Tito Davison, 1948) 8/10
2. La noche avanza (Night Falls, Roberto Gavaldón, 1952) 8/10
3. The House Across the Lake (Ken Hughes, 1954) 7/10
4. A Prize of Arms (Cliff Owen, 1962) 8/10
5. Minagoroshi no kenjû (Massacre Gun, Yasuharu Hasebe, 1967) 8/10
6. Hakucyu no syugeki (Attack on the Sun, Kiyoshi Nishimura, 1970) 9/10
7. Union City (Marcus Reichert, 1980) 7/10
8. Alphabet City (Amos Poe, 1984) 7/10
9. Okay America! (Tay Garnett, 1932) 8.5/10
10. Lady in the Death House (Steve Sekely, 1944) 7/10
11. Cuando levanta la niebla (When the Fog Lifts, Emilio Fernández, 1952) 9/10
12. Strange Compulsion (Irvin Berwick, 1964) 6.5/10
13. Lekarstwo na milosc (A Cure for Love, Jan Batory, 1966) 8/10
14. Freelance (Francis Megahy, 1971) 7.5/10
15. Sitting Target (Douglas Hickox, 1972) 7.5/10
16. Nightkill (Ted Post, 1980) 6.5/10
17. Street of No Return (Samuel Fuller, 1989) 7/10
18. Rencor tatuado (Tattoo of Revenge, Julián Hernández, 2018) 7/10
19. 'C'-Man (Joseph Lerner, 1949) 7/10
20. Guilty Bystander (Joseph Lerner, 1950) 8/10
21. Le garçon sauvage (Savage Triangle, Jean Delannoy, 1951) 9/10
22. Geomeun meori (Black Hair, Lee Man-hee, 1964) 8/10
23. Vertige pour un tueur (Vertigo for a Killer, Jean-Pierre Desagnat, 1970) 7.5/10
24. L'avvertimento (The Warning, Damiano Damiani, 1980) 8/10
25. Los placeres ocultos (Playback, René Cardona Jr., 1989) 5.5/10
26. La chambre bleue (The Blue Room, Mathieu Amalric, 2014) 7.5/10
27. El asesino X (“X” Killer, Juan Bustillo Oro, 1955) 7.5/10
28. El medallón del crimen (El 13 de oro) (The Medallion of Crime, Juan Bustillo Oro 1956) 8/10
29. Playa prohibida (Forbidden Beach, Julián Soler, 1956) 7.5/10
30. Cash on Demand (Quentin Lawrence, 1961) 8/10
31. Strongroom (Vernon Sewell, 1962) 8/10
32. Girl in the Headlines (Michael Truman, 1963) 8/10
33. La via della droga (The Heroin Busters, Enzo G. Castellari 1977) 7.5/10
34. Il giorno del Cobra (Day of the Cobra, Enzo G. Castellari, 1980) 7.5/10
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16. Boston Blackie’s Rendezvous (1945) ★ ★
17. Marlowe (1969) ★ ★
18. The Drowning Pool (1975) ★ ½

I made peace long ago with the fact that a deep dive into older movies will unearth what one streaming service calls “outdated cultural stereotypes”, but sometimes the level of racism or sexism is so toxic that it destroys the entire experience for me.

Marlowe stars James Garner as Chandler’s classic detective Philip Marlowe. Garner is a nice fit to take us through a typical thick-webbed Chandler story that’s more about the journey and the crazy characters Marlowe meets along the way. The story concludes at a strip club where Marlowe puts the pieces together while a character undresses onstage. The scene is long and the stripping just goes on so that we get our answer the moment the woman is nude. The blasé female exploitation is shocking to watch today. It’s like I knew it was bad, but I didn’t know it was that bad.

In The Drowning Pool, Paul Newman returns as Detective Lew Harper. Following a trail of blackmail he is set up by the sexual advances of Melanie Griffith, seventeen at the time and dressed and framed for the male gaze. Unlike Marlowe, this movie was pretty bad throughout, so the story’s pedophilia (again, Rated PG) wasn’t ruining a good thing.

Boston Blackie’s Rendezvous is my 8th Boston Blackie film and the most Noir of the bunch, with support from Nina Foch and Steve Cochran. These films are mostly harmless and it’s common for Blackie and his pal Runt to wear disguises at some point. In this installment, they disguise themselves as two cleaning ladies… two black cleaning ladies. What follows is some of the most offensive blackface I’ve seen in movies. (Made me realize how mild Holiday Inn plays it.) I could only think about how this played 75 years ago. Were audiences back then rolling in the aisles with laughter?
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1. A Bluebird in My Heart (2018) 5/10
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Progress towards becoming a Czar of Noir
1. House of Bamboo (1955) #RobertRyan
2. The Window (1949)
3. Road House (1948) #IdaLupino
4. Railroaded! (1947)
5. Hustle (1975)
6. Impact (1949) #BrianDonlevy
7. La Otra (1946) #Blocho'sNoirBlock
8. Cry Danger (1951) #Blocho'sNoirBlock + #DickPowell
9. China Moon (1994)
10. Night Falls (1952)
11. The Dark Mirror (1946)
12. So Dark The Night (1946)
13. The Mask of Diijon (1946)
14. He Walked by Night (1948)
15. Where Danger Lives (1950) #RobertMitchum
16. The Great Flamarion (1945) #DanDuryea
17. The File on Thelma Jordon (1949) #BarbaraStanwyck
18. Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948) #EdwardG.Robinson
19. A Cry in the Night (1956) #AlanLadd
20. The Glass Key (1942) #VeronicaLake

21. The Enforcer (1951) #HumphreyBogart

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The first 15-20 minutes of the movie work really well here with a particularly intense scene that brings to mind Vertigo as Bogie tries to help a witness who has escaped onto a ledge outside the tall building they were holding him in. Once the witness falls down though, so does the film, adopting a less intense flashback structure as Bogie and his colleagues try to re-piece the evidence they collected before their witness died. Police Procedural 101.
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01 the late show (1977) 7/10
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(Screenshots from 'La Diosa arrodillada' and 'The Friends of Eddie Coyle')

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16. Three Witnesses (1935, Leslie S. Hiscott) - 5/10
17. Nocturne (1946, Edwin L. Marin) - 6.5 or 7/10
18. La Diosa arrodillada / The Kneeling Goddess (1947, Roberto Gavaldón) - 8.5/10
19. La huella de unos labios / The Imprint of Some Lips (1952, Juan Bustillo Oro) - 7/10
20. Bad for Each Other (1953, Irving Rapper) - 6/10
21. The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973, Peter Yates) - 8.5 or 9/10
22. A Simple Favor (2018, Paul Feig) - 6.5 or 7/10

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Once you go noir, you'll never go back
1. Fargo (1996)
2. Gilda (1946) #GlennFord
3. The Blue Dahlia (1946) #VeronicaLake
4. This Gun for Hire (1942) #AlanLadd
5. Memento (2000)
6. The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
7. The Spiral Staircase (1946)
8. On Dangerous Ground (1951) #RobertRyan
9. Basic Instinct (1992)
10. Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) #BurtLancaster
11. Phantom Lady (1944)
12. Born to Kill (1947) #ClaireTrevor
13. Dead Reckoning (1947) #Lizabeth Scott
14. Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
15. Prisoners (2013)
16. Inherent Vice (2014)
17. Double Indemnity (1944) #FredMacMurray
18. Murder, My Sweet (1944) #DickPowell
19. Collateral (2004)
20. The Score (2001)
21. Road to Perdition (2002)
22. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
23. Drive (2011)
24. I Wake Up Screaming (1941)
25. Stranger on the Third Floor (1940)

Stranger had a fantastic dream/fantasy sequence that elevated the film and really sold the noir stylings. Otherwise, both fine.
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54. Footsteps in the Night (1957)

Wooden directing and acting, but a nice mystery plot


55. Les eaux troubles (1949)

There is only a single line spoken during the first 8 minutes - and then the film becomes very talky, and tries too hard to be a Greek tragedy. Strong ending, though, and some impressive scenery around Mont St. Michel.

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56. Final Analysis (1992)

Slow and stupid, but an interesting attempt to create a Vertigo-like atmosphere

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57. Nightbeat (1947)

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1. Edge of Doom (1950) #DanaAndrews
2. Marriage of Convenience (1960)
3. The Sleeping City (1950) #RichardConte
4. City of Shadows (1955)
5a. Peter Gunn: Murder on the Midway (1959)
5b. Peter Gunn: Pecos Pete (1959)
5c. Peter Gunn: Scuba (1959)
5d. Peter Gunn: Edie Finds a Corpse (1959)
6. Blackout (1950)
7. Dancing with Crime (1947)
8a. Man with a Camera: Double Negative (1958)
8b. Man with a Camera: Another Barrier (1958)
8c. Man with a Camera: Blind Spot (1958)
8d. Man with a Camera: Two Strings of Pearls (1958)
9. Nightmare (1942) #BrianDonlevy
10. Macadam (1946)
11. The Big Shot (1942) #HumphreyBogart
12. Miami Expose (1956)
13. Revolt in the Big House (1958)
14. 8 Million Ways to Die (1986)
15. The Boss (1956)
16. Larceny (1948) #DanDuryea
17. I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)
18. Roughshod (1949) #GloriaGrahame
19. Shed No Tears (1948)
20. Love from a Stranger (1937)
21. Ransom! (1956) #GlennFord
22. Blue Steel (1990)
23. A Dangerous Profession (1949)
24. The Malpas Mystery (1960)
25. Stakeout on Dope Street (1958)
26. Body Chemistry (1990)
27. La lumiere d'en face (1955)
28. Dial 999 (1955)
29. Dead Bang (1989)
30. Grand Central Murder (1942) #VanHeflin
31. Unmasked (1950)
32. Hell on Frisco Bay (1955) #AlanLadd
33. Saigon (1947) #VeronicaLake (l)
34. Last Embrace (1979)
35. Cosh Boy (1953)
36. Mad at the World (1955)
37. Urge to Kill (1960)
38. Man in the Vault (1956)
39. Strange Intruder (1956) #IdaLupino
40. Rope of Sand (1949) #BurtLancaster
41. Face of a Fugitive (1959) #FredMacMurray
42. Not as a Stranger (1955) #RobertMitchum
43a. Four Star Playhouse: The Hard Way (1953) #DickPowell
43b. Dragnet: The Big Shoplift (1954)
43c. Dragnet: The Big Hit-Run Killer (1954)
43d. Dragnet: The Big Girl (1954)
44. Terror at Midnight (1956)
45. Vice Squad (1953) #EdwardGRobinson
46. Clue of the Twisted Candle (1960)
47. The Secret Fury (1950) #RobertRyan
48a. Peter Gunn: The Dirty Word (1959)
48a. Peter Gunn: The Ugly Frame (1959)
48a. Peter Gunn: The Lederer Story (1959)
48a. Peter Gunn: Keep Smiling (1959)
49. One Way Street (1950)
50. Impulse (1954)
51. The Weapon (1956) #LizabethScott
52. The 13th Letter (1951)
53. The Guilty (1947)
54. Footsteps in the Night (1957)
55. Les eaux troubles (1949)
56. Final Analysis (1992)
57. Nightbeat (1947)
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19. Five Days (1954)
20. Kill Her Gently (1957)
21. Two of a Kind (1951) :thumbsup:

Both O’Brien and Lizabeth Scott was charming and excellent in Two of a Kind.
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1. Calling Homicide (1956)
2. Inherent Vice (2014)
3. Without Honor (1949)
4. Døden er et kjærtegn (1949) (l)
5. Accused of Murder (1956)
6. Bullitt (1968)
7. The Big Night (1951)
8. The Late Show (1977)
9. Incident (1948)
10. ‘C'-Man (1949)
11. The Sun Sets at Dawn (1950)
12. Don't Bother to Knock (1952)
13. Chicago Confidential (1957)
14. The Shadow on the Window (1957)
15. Terror at Midnight (1956)
16. Cop Hater (1958)
17. A Cry in the Night (1956)
18. Dial 1119 (1950)
19. Five Days (1954)
20. Kill Her Gently (1957)
21. Two of a Kind (1951)
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