1 edition of Film noir FAQ found in the catalog.
Film noir FAQ
David J. Hogan
Written in English
|Other titles||Film noir frequently asked questions|
|Statement||David J. Hogan|
|Series||FAQ series (Applause Theatre & Cinema Books (Firm))|
|LC Classifications||PN1995.9.F54 H58 2013|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 419 pages|
|Number of Pages||419|
|LC Control Number||2012048283|
Film Noir movies, late s through the s, plus noirish TV detective shows. I thank everyone for watching. Directed by Allan Dwan. With John Payne, Rhonda Fleming, Arlene Dahl, Kent Taylor. An urban wheeler-dealer gets involved in organized crime, corrupt city politics and graft while falling in-love with the fiancée of the newly elected mayor/10().
Film noir is a uniquely American genre that has stylistic links to the German expressionist cinema of the s and thematic links to the hard-boiled crime fiction that emerged in the s. Generally the milieu is urban and middle class, and the overall feel is one of repression and fatalism. There's the book A Panorama of American Film Noir () by Raymond Borde and Etienne Chaumeton. First published in French in , it's the book that gave the genre its name. Fortunately, official English translations of the book are now ava.
Film Noir Reader 2 is as interesting as its forerunner. Not every article is great, but there is a lot of interest book opens with film writings from the Forties that show that while Americans did not coin the term film noir, some writers did notice a trend are interesting articles on Cornell Woolrich, Sam Fuller and noir and painting.5/5(3). “With Out of the Past: Lacan and the Film Noir, Ben Tyrer has written the definitive book on the intersection of psychoanalysis and film noir. Tyrer brings a thorough knowledge of psychoanalysis together with an encyclopedic understanding of film noir, and the result of this encounter is a stunning work that reshapes both : Palgrave Macmillan.
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I highly recommend this book to any movie fan simply looking to learn about Film Noir, and also to the seasoned Noir buff searching for a somewhat different approach and view. "Film Noir FAQ" is the freshest take on Noir since Eddie Muller's "Dark City."Cited by: 1.
(FAQ). Film Noir FAQ celebrates and reappraises some noir thrillers representing 20 years of Hollywood's Golden Age. Noir pulls us close to brutal cops and scheming dames, desperate heist men and hardboiled private eyes, and the unlucky innocent citizens that get in their way/5.
These two great German directors came to America and gave a visual style to film noir. Hitchcock, of course, was English – so the look and style of film noir was mostly defined by foreigners such as these.
The Rough Guide to Film Noir discusses all those elements, Film noir FAQ book the cinematographers (one of the sections I worked on in this book). Eddie Muller's "Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir" is such a book.
With that said, you need to know what it is NOT: it is NOT a heavily footnoted academic treatise on the uniquely midth-century American cinematic crime film genre for which the French coined the term "film noir."Cited by: 8. Explore the dark and brooding elegance of Film Noir with this essential handbook to the genre, exploring key noir themes and their most representative movies.
Copiously illustrated with film stills as well as original posters, the book also lists TASCHEN’s top 50 noir classics.
A Category: Books > Film. Film noir is not a clearly defined genre (see here for details on the characteristics). Therefore, the composition of this list may be controversial. To minimize dispute the films included here should preferably feature a footnote linking to a reliable, published source which states that the mentioned film is considered to be a film noir by an expert in this field, e.g.
   . The golden age of film noir The cinema of the disenchanted. Early examples of the noir style include dark, stylized detective films such as John Huston’s The Maltese Falcon (), Frank Tuttle’s This Gun for Hire (), Otto Preminger’s Laura (), and Edward Dmytryk’s Murder, My Sweet ().
Banned in occupied countries during the war, these films became available throughout. Film Noir FAQ brings lively attention to story, mood, themes, and technical detail, plus behind-the-scenes stories of the production of individual films. Featuring numerous stills and posters many never before published in book form highlighting key moments of great noir movies.
A Life at Stake - Free- Directed by Paul Guilfoyle, this American noir film stars Angela Lansbury and Keith Andes.() Beat the Devil – Free – Directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart, the film is something of a comic and dramatic spoof of the film noir tradition.
() Behind Green Lights - Free - Stars Carole Landis, John Ireland. East Asian Film Noir is the first book to explore these films and the filmmakers who made them. Looking at a range of examples from the s to the present - including The Crimson Kimono, Brother, Ghost in the Shell, Nowhere to Hide, Duelist - and Rebels of the Neon God - this work conceptualizes and articulates an internationally situated.
Film Noir FAQ brings lively attention to story, mood, themes, and technical detail, plus behind-the-scenes stories of the production of individual films. Featuring numerous stills and posters – many never before published in book form – highlighting key moments of great noir movies.
film noir The Case of the Dark Rose In s Portland on the Northwest side, a seemingly ordinary accountant is found dead in a locked room, with no motive, no suspects, no gun.
Film Noir FAQ brings lively attention to story, mood, themes, and technical detail, plus behind-the-scenes stories of the production of individual films. Featuring numerous stills and postersmany never before published in book formhighlighting key moments of great noir ed on: Ma John Grant, in his book A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir: The Essential Reference Guide (), provides some recurring elements to film noir, stating, “The noirish worldview is typically nihilistic There may or may not be a femme fatale present That male protagonist may find himself trapped irrevocably in the noir quicksand.
The film noir genre threw a wrench into people ideas of what a ‘heroes’ was. In the world of noir, no-one is pure and good, and even the villains have their reasons.
Even the female characters Author: Gabrielle Gosha. Movie Title Screens - Classic Film Noir (The s and s): Title screens are the initial titles, usually projected at the beginning of a film, and following the logos of the film studio.
They are often an ignored aspect of films, although they reflect the time period or era of. Film Noir FAQ brings lively attention to story, mood, themes, and technical detail, plus behind-the-scenes stories of the production of individual films.
Featuring numerous stills and posters many never before published in book form highlighting key moments of great noir : Note on Film Noir By Paul Schrader In French critics, seeing the American films they had missed during the war, noticed the new mood of cynicism, pessimism and darkness which had crept into the American cinema.
The darkening stain was most evident in routine crime thrillers, but was also apparent in prestigious Size: KB. Film Noir: All-Time Favorites is another fantastic book of specific culture study (plus a fun read)." "A heart-racing book, Film Noir surely is a collector's item for film buffs and lovers of drama alike." "The dynamic pictures make each page a drama.
The impact is overwhelming." "The reviews of this work might be open to debate, but there /5(22). Mark Bould discusses problems of definition and the often ambiguous nature of film noir and looks at modern films that could be called neo-noir.
Iconic and enduring, film noir attracted great stars (Bogart, Bacall, Mitchum, Lancaster), many of the best directors of the era (Wilder, Lang, Preminger, Hawks, Siodmak, Welles) and this book is an.
Noir City: the best books behind the great noir films On the eve of the Noir City film festival launch, mystery writers list their favorite noir books. "My favorite book turned into a film. The big French book on the subject of film noir was written, inby Raymond Borde and Étienne Chaumeton—two critics associated with the magazine Positif, Cahiers’s bitter rival.Home / Popular Culture & Performing Arts / Film / Film Noir Film Noir Sort by popularity Sort by latest Sort by price: low to high Sort by price: high to low Sort by forthcoming.