Film Noir

NOIR CITY Film Festival – Hollywood

The Noir City Film Festival returns to Hollywood and begins April 1st and runs through April 20th at the Egyptian Theater. The Egyptian Theater originally opened in 1922 and was operated by Sid Grauman, who later built the world famous Grauman’s Chinese Theater across the street. What a great place it must be to watch film noir. The Film Noir Foundation put... Read More »

1940s Film Noir Music

If you enjoy the art of using music to enhance a movie’s foreboding atmosphere, we now have a playlist of twenty terrific Film Noir movie themes, with more in the pipeline. The titles include “Laura, Force Of Evil, The Blue Gardenia, The Postman Always Rings Twice” and sixteen other and equally important pieces. I believe the score from Double Indemnity captures the mood and foll... Read More »

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