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

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) Classic Movie Review 173

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)

  Today’s movie is The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946). This interesting Film Noir is rated a solid 7.5 on iMDB.com[1]. On rottentomatoes.com has this movie at 100 percent on the Tomatometer and 73 percent audience approval[2]. An anonymous New York Times film critic said on July 25, 1946:…

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Crime of Passion (1957) Classic Movie Review 123

Crime of Passion (1957)

Today’s movie is Crime of Passion (1957). This classic Film Noir was directed by Gerd Oswald. It has an amazing cast featuring Barbara Stanwyck, Raymond Burr, Sterling Hayden, and King Kong’s love interest Fay Wray. Eddie Muller in his intro to this film for Noir City called it a proto-feminist…

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Double Indemnity (1944) Classic Movie Review 90

Double Indemnity (1944). Barbara Stanwyck - enduring legend

    Today’s movie is Double Indemnity (1944). This movie is almost always on the list of the top five Film Noirs of all times. The story is told in a narrative style so you can see how the main character came to be in the circumstance that they are in. The…

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The Violent Men (1955) Classic Movie Review 37

Glenn Ford

The Violent Men (1955) is a great western with an outstanding cast. Many of the tactics used in the movie could be right out of Sun Tsu Art of War BC 513. Rough Script The Violent Men (1955) Due to his general badassery I had to get in one more…

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