Posts Tagged ‘ Noir ’

Ten Underestimated Noir Authors Everyone Should Know

November 14, 2013
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Noir is hard to pin down. As Brian Lindenmuth mentioned in an article for Mulholland Books, “grappling with the question “what is noir?” has become its own annual rite.” Don’t fret: I won’t be doing that here. In fact, I’m writing under the premise that everyone reading this is sure they know what noir...

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Rogue’s Gallery: Posters – the good and the bad

June 27, 2012
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Rogue’s Gallery: Posters – the good and the bad

ROGUE’S GALLERY – Where three dedicated Noirheads discuss, argue and bat around topics on all things Film Noir. With Jake Hinkson, Cullen Gallagher and Eric Beetner. Eric: Were going lightweight this time. I’m a poster collector. I think the movie poster images are as integral to the visual style of what we consider Noir...

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Rogue’s Gallery: King is the new Woolrich

May 29, 2012
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Rogue’s Gallery: King is the new Woolrich

ROGUE’S GALLERY – Where three dedicated Noirheads discuss, argue and bat around topics on all things Film Noir. With Jake Hinkson, Cullen Gallagher and Eric Beetner.   Eric Beetner leaves his brothers in noir behind this time out to make a point he’s not sure the others would agree with. Of course, they’d be...

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From page to screen, for better or worse

April 26, 2012
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From page to screen, for better or worse

ROGUE’S GALLERY – Where three dedicated Noirheads discuss, argue and bat around topics on all things Film Noir. With Jake Hinkson, Cullen Gallagher and Eric Beetner. CULLEN: This time I’m gonna try and beat y’all to the punch suggesting a topic that I’m sure y’all have thought (and fought) long and hard about. Noir...

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Rogue’s Gallery: The Last Noir

March 23, 2012
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Rogue’s Gallery: The Last Noir

ROGUE’S GALLERY – Where three dedicated Noirheads discuss, argue and bat around topics on all things Film Noir. With Jake Hinkson, Cullen Gallagher and Eric Beetner. ERIC: Here’s what I want to know this week – What is the last noir? I know there are several decades now of neo-noir, but what film do...

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Rogue’s Gallery: Noir’s Unlikely Tough Guys

March 10, 2012
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Rogue’s Gallery: Noir’s Unlikely Tough Guys

ROGUE’S GALLERY – Where three dedicated Noirheads discuss, argue and bat around topics on all things Film Noir. With Jake Hinkson, Cullen Gallagher and Eric Beetner. ERIC: So here’s what I want to know this time around: Who is the most unlikely Noir actor to you? One that works as a Noir tough guy...

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The Sidewalk Vs. The Penthouse: which is more Noir?

February 8, 2012
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The Sidewalk Vs. The Penthouse: which is more Noir?

ROGUE’S GALLERY – Where three dedicated Noirheads discuss, argue and bat around topics on all things Film Noir. With Jake Hinkson, Cullen Gallagher and Eric Beetner. Eric: Let’s compare apples to apples, shall we? I like Laura (1944). I do. It’s a fine mystery. I love Where The Sidewalk Ends (1950). That is pure...

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Rogue’s Gallery: The definitive Noir Director?

January 26, 2012
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Rogue’s Gallery: The definitive Noir Director?

ROGUE’S GALLERY – Where three dedicated Noirheads discuss, argue and bat around topics on all things Film Noir. With Jake Hinkson, Cullen Gallagher and Eric Beetner. ERIC: I’m very curious to see if this will even get any argument from either of you. I propose that Anthony Mann is the definitive Noir director. He...

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Noir: A Collection of Crime Stories – review

March 2, 2010
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Noir: A Collection of Crime Stories – review

I went into Noir with the mindset of reading a short story collection. But in hindsight, and as a word of advice to readers, it’s more like a reader or sampler of crime fiction today. One of the things that this collection really succeeds at is showing the versatility of “noir” over different genres...

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