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The ABC's of Film Noir
The ABC's of Film Noir

Noirvember Film Noir Fest

Double Indemnity - Forty Essential Film Noir Classics

Noirvember Film Noir Fest Film noir is one of the defining cinema styles.This style is heavily influenced by current events and politics. Some of the themes explored in film noir are: Postwar anxiety and societal malaise, Guilt and dread, Psychoanalysis and trauma, Criminality and the limits of rational investigation, Existential…

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The Maltese Falcon (1931) Classic Film Review 175

The Maltese Falcon (1931)

Today’s movie is The Maltese Falcon (1931). Okay. I’ll say it. My entire logos is based on the FACT that there has never been a good remake of a movie, so all we need are the classics. The simple fact that this movie exists and the other version, Satan Met…

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Forbidden Planet (1956) Classic Film Review 160

Forbidden Planet (1956)

Today’s movie is Forbidden Planet (1956). Let’s get to this point right away. This movie is based on “The Tempest” by William Shakespeare. Yes, that Shakespeare. I will go into a little of this later on. This movie has a decent 7.6 rating on iMDB.com[1] and has a 98 percent…

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Island of Lost Souls (1932) Classic Movie Review 190

The Island of Lost Souls (1933)

Welcome to today’s show, my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on Apple Podcast or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. So please subscribe when you are finished listening. You can also go to classicmovierev.com to read notes, bios, and…

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John Sturges, Director

Director John Sturges

John Sturges in Illinois in 1910. He began working in Hollywood in 1932. Sturges worked in the blueprint department of RKO. This led to him learning the Technicolor process. Finally, he was hired as a color consultant for The Garden of Allah (1936). During World War II he served in…

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