Monthly Archives: April 2014

Outta Here

As you all probably know, the last nine months have been pretty rough. Pop Faust lost his battle with cancer and everything else in my life had to be put on hold to care for him while he was dying…. Read More

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M (1951) and THE HITCH-HIKER

The 16th annual Noir City film festival went out with a bang last night. I’m always sad to see it end, but what a way to go! Before we got started on the last double bill of the run, we… Read More

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DETOUR and the Noir City closing weekend party

Hard to believe another Noir City festival is almost over. Last night was the big closing weekend celebration and a special tribute to the unforgettable Ann Savage. First the flick, DETOUR. This film is one of my personal favorites and… Read More

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NIGHTFALL and AND HOPE TO DIE

Last night we had a David Goodis double bill and what better way to kick it off than with a book signing, featuring Phillipe Garnier’s GOODIS: A LIFE IN BLACK AND WHITE. This brand new English language edition is published… Read More

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HARDLY A CRIMINAL and ONE WAY STREET

Last night’s show was billed as a Hugo Fregonese double bill. That didn’t mean a thing to me, since I had no idea who that is. I do now, Faustketeers. First up, HARDLY A CRIMINAL (Apenas un delincuente.) Host Eddie… Read More

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OSSESSIONE

Continuing the international theme of this year’s Noir City, last night we watched a rare single feature, an unlicensed Italian version of The Postman Always Rings Twice appropriately titled¬†OSSESSIONE (Obsession.) The plot is mostly the same as the familiar novel… Read More

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