Detective Jacob 'Fletch' Fletcher finds himself in the middle of a murder involving an old school friend. Will his feelings get in the way of solving the cas...
10 great American film noirs
We turn back the clock to the golden age of Hollywood to select 10 of the best American film noirs.
Deep focus: How the French birthed film noir
Any discussion of French film noir must begin by challenging a few myths. Raymond Borde and Etienne Chaumeton’s seminal A Panorama of American Film Noir, first published in 1955, sees film noir – despite the French name – as an American phenomenon.
How to Make a BAFTA-nominated Short Film
from finding funding to casting characters, making a short film can be a steep learning curve. find out how some of this year’s BAFTA-nominated short filmmak...
How Tabloids Inspired Film Noir
Read an excerpt from LIFE's new special edition 'Film Noir'
How to Get the Film Noir Look on a Budget
What comes to mind when you think about film noir? Darkness? Crime? Venetian blinds?
Film Me, Cheaply; Kill Me, Deadly: How I Made a Low-Budget 1940s-Style Film Noir
Back in the fall of 2010, we began production on a black and white film noir comedy feature that would expand into three years: Kill Me, Deadly.
The 20 Most Visually Stunning American Noir Films Ever
Film Noir as appointed by many sources is a film sub-genre that first developed in the United States as a fruit of many influences, first and foremost, Germ
The 20 best film noirs, from Double Indemnity to Shadow of a Doubt
Rain-streaked streets, femmes fatales, hard-boiled gumshoes and antiheroes fated to die... Graeme Ross presents his pick of the 20 greatest film noirs of the classic era
Golden Age of Film Noir: Why was “Double Indemnity” such a landmark?
Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray in “Double Indemnity” (1944). “Office memorandum, Walter Neff to Barton Keyes, Claims Manager. Los Angeles, July 16th, 1938. Dear Keyes: I suppose yo…
You’re the Last Person I Should Have Ever Met: Ill-Fated Chance Encounters in Film Noir
Brian Greene explores the film noir trope of chance encounters leading down a path of bad breaks and lists five of his favorite examples.
The 10 greatest neo-noir films of all time
With dark themes, crime and thrills at its core and morally ambiguous characters including a femme fatale and doomed heroes, neo-noir films are full of style. Gareme Ross lists the genre's best films
Top 10 film noir
Guns, dames and hats: you can't have a film noir without them, can you? Take a look at the Guardian and Observer critics list of the best 10 noirs and you'll realise things aren't that simple …
Attention, Filmmakers: Here’s How to Create the ‘Film Noir’ Look with No Budget
Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How to Create the 'Film Noir' Look with No Budget
Crime Pays: 20 Visually Stunning American Noir Films
Film Noir as appointed by many sources is a film sub-genre that first developed in the United States as a fruit of many influences, first and foremost, German Expressionism and its filmmakers that …
<I>TCM</I> Film Noir Tonight at 12 Midnight and Sunday Morning at 10 is Edmund Goulding’s...
By David in TN Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 8:22:00 P.M. EDT I messed up, confused the dates. White Heat (1949) is on next week, May 11-12. ...
After The Maltese Falcon: how film noir took flight
Ushering in an uneasy world of femmes fatales and shady sleuths, The Maltese Falcon marked the beginnings of film noir. Seventy-five years on, how can this genre speak to our times?
FILM NOIR: How to get the Classic Black & White Style
Film Noir is one of the most fun styles to create! From The Maltese Falcon to Touch of Evil, it is easily one of the most recognized looks in cinematic histo...
Why Korea's 'film noir' movies are wowing Cannes
Beyond the gleaming towers of modern high-tech Seoul, it is the dark past of South Korea's years of dictatorship, violence and upheaval that have inspired the country's staggering rise as a cinematic powerhouse. No fewer than five South Korean movies are showing in the elite selection of this
Infographic: What makes a film noir?
An infographic dedicated to the shadowy world of one of classic Hollywood's most beloved subgenres.
Why I’m a Film Noir Junkie
The attraction. It’s magnetic. I didn’t know why. I resisted it because I just want to be happy. And to be surrounded by happiness. Or at…