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Noir City: M-stravaganza!

Had to miss last night, but lucky for all you kids playing along at home, I’ve already written up two of these M adaptations and seen all three. First up, the original. Directed by Fritz Lang and starring a very… Read More

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Noir City: THE BEAST MUST DIE and GILDA

It’s that time of year again, Faustketeers. Time for another visit to Noir City. And this year, we’re going global! I know there’s been a lot of pushback against the inclusion of foreign flicks, complete with the dreaded subtitles, but… Read More

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Not an End-of-Decade Post

Yeah, so 2020 is upon us. It’s been a hellava decade. The interwebs are overflowing with tons of insightful recaps, detailed trend and tech trackers, all kinds of best-of lists and a whole slew of crucial, important world events that… Read More

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Battle of the Butt-Floss

Reading this funny Jezebel article about thong underwear inspired me to post about my own existential butt-floss battle. See, I love the look of vintage lingerie and enjoy wearing it when I’m not wearing anything else, but I honestly cannot… Read More

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Strong Female Character

I didn’t want to write this. I didn’t want to talk about this. Because things are not good right now, and for a woman who likes to see herself as tough, strong and always in control, that’s extremely hard to… Read More

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Noir City: I WANT TO LIVE and CRY TOUGH

We’ve reached the end of the fifties and the end of another great Noir City festival. But before I get to the flicks, allow me to remind you once again that if you love Film Noir and enjoy following my… Read More

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Noir City: TOUCH OF EVIL and ELEVATOR TO THE GALLOWS

It’s been a real drag missing so many shows this year, but I’ll be there for closing night. Meanwhile, I’m still doing my damnedest to keep up with the action. To that end, let’s get into last night’s first movie… Read More

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Noir City: THE MIDNIGHT STORY and MONKEY ON MY BACK

Still sick, but slowly getting better. I’ll probably keep my loud, ugly cough out of the theater for one more night, but come hell or high fucking water I’ll be there tomorrow for closing night. Anyway I miss the hell… Read More

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Noir City: A KISS BEFORE DYING and THE HARDER THEY FALL

Still sick AF and nobody wants to kiss me right now except my dog Django, but hey, that’s not gonna stop me from my sworn duty to cover these great flicks. Let’s get started. First up, A KISS BEFORE DYING…. Read More

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Noir City: THE BIG COMBO and BAD DAY AT BLACK ROCK

Can’t seem to shake this rotten cold, so I’m reporting from home instead of my usual ringside seat. These are both great flicks that I’ve seen more that once and you should see them too so let’s get on with… Read More

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