Posts Tagged ‘noir’


Netflix's new sci-fi film "Mute" want to be a stylish sci-fi noir but unfortunately is a muddled bore.
Judith Vittet is Miette and Ron Perlman is One in "The City of Lost Children," a 1995 release directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro.

Class of 1995: “The City of Lost Children”

Jean-Pierre Jeunet's arrival as a fairytale filmmaker extraordinaire finds him, with a rapscallion's wit, pulling back the tent to welcome us inside his wild mind.

Bob Hoskins: His Notable Roles

Saying goodbye to a brilliant British actor that brought warmth and comedy to all his roles, big and small.

Reinventing Batman: Part One

Director Christopher Nolan changed the landscape of superhero movies forever with "Batman Begins" — delving into superhero psychology.

Free Films!: Netflix Instant

Here are some five-star recommendations if you want to test out this free trial.

The Killer Inside Me

There are a lot of admirable things about the movie, but it's still difficult to recommend.

Heroes of the Zeroes: Redbelt

"Redbelt" — a reason to bow to David Mamet as a sensei of duplicitous twists — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Heroes of the Zeroes: Minority Report

"Minority Report" — a Steven Spielberg adventure spiked with Terry Gilliam's brown acid — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.