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Film Noir

Odd Man Out [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted April 13th, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Odd Man Out [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

A man is on the run on his own after a bank heist gone wrong in this 1947 psychological thriller from Carol Reed, on Blu-ray from Criterion Collection.

World for Ransom Blu-ray Review

Posted January 30th, 2015 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

World for Ransom Blu-ray Review

World for Ransom is a fairly lame Cold War film noir that was shot on a very low budget and definitely looks the part.

Appointment with Danger (1951) Blu-ray Review

Posted January 5th, 2015 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Appointment with Danger (1951) Blu-ray Review

A classic film noir with taut direction and an excellent cast make for a suspenseful and enjoyable watch.

Union Station (1950) Blu-ray Review

Posted January 5th, 2015 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Union Station (1950) Blu-ray Review

A strong cast headed by William Holden and Barry Fitzgerald delivers a suspenseful film noir that grips viewers tightly to the very end.

Dark City (1950) Blu-ray Review

Posted December 29th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Dark City (1950) Blu-ray Review

A tense film noir with leading man par excellence Charlton Heston, Dark City holds viewers in its grip until the very end.

The Naked City [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted November 6th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Naked City [UK] Blu-ray Review

Arrow Films brings the eight million stories of 1948′s groundbreaking crime drama The Naked City to Blu-ray+DVD Combo Pack.

Brute Force (1947) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted September 24th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Brute Force (1947) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Brute Force is a straightforward, gritty film noir classic starring a young Burt Lancaster at his chiseled best.

Hangmen Also Die Blu-ray Review

Posted September 16th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Hangmen Also Die Blu-ray Review

Fritz Lang and Bertolt Brecht’s Hangmen Also Die is a beautifully filmed, wartime thriller.

Bound (1996) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 25th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Bound (1996) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Bound is a sexy neo noir and a guilty pleasure that could only have been pulled off so successfully by the Wachowskis.

Ace in the Hole [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted April 28th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Ace in the Hole [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Classic Billy Wilder film noir, Ace in the Hole, gets a strong remastering job on Blu-ray by the Criterion Collection

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