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Film Noir Festival 2012

August 24th, 2012

. Noir City Chicago took place this past week here in Chicago! That means it was the perfect week for a Film Noir Fest. You can check out the Film Noir Foundation here. Here’s what I watched, with Twitter summaries: Thursday 8-16-12 Home viewing Tonight’s Noir Fest Film – SLATTERY’S HURRICANE from 1949. Drug-running, hurricanes […]

. I have a new story over at SHOTGUN HONEY. “The Complete Pinscher” Check it out! .


September 26th, 2011

. I haven’t mentioned this yet, but I had a new book come out in June. It’s called A BUCKET OF BOOBS and it’s available on Kindle (right here). Here are a few details: Working girls. Sometimes with a heart of gold, sometimes with a heart of coal and sometimes just showing up late to […]

Noir City 3 – part 3

August 20th, 2011

. Wrapping up the Noir City Festival. —– Tuesday 8-16-10……….A NOIR CITY DOUBLE FEATURE! The Story of Molly X (1949) – Noir City Directed by Crane Wilbur. Screenplay by Crane Wilbur. Starring June Havoc, John Russell and Charles McGraw. Hard-boiled June Havoc starts her own gang after her husband is killed. Things go pretty good […]

Noir City 3 – part 2

August 18th, 2011

—– Sunday 8-14-10……….A NOIR CITY DOUBLE FEATURE! Larceny (1948) – Noir City Directed by George Sherman. Screenplay by William Bowers, Herbert H. Margolis and Lou Morheim from the novel “The Velvet Fleece” by Lois Eby and John Fleming. Starring John Payne, Joan Caulfield, Dan Duryea and Shelley Winters. Two grifters try to con a war […]

Noir City 3 – part 1

August 15th, 2011

— Once again that magical time of year has arrived – The Noir City Film Festival at the Music Box Theater here in Chicago. Run by the Film Noir Foundation, Noir City: Chicago 3 features double bills of well-known films and little-seen gems. The last two summers were awesome and I expect nothing less from […]

I have a new story, “Words Fall Like Nothing,” at the ultra-cool webzine SHOTGUN HONEY. Check it out here.

— Between February 14 and February 21, Ferdy on Films and The Self-Styled Siren are hosting a For the Love of Film (Noir) Blogathon to benefit film preservation. This year, all proceeds are going to the Flim Noir Foundation. For one week, bloggers all over the internet are going to post blogs about different aspects […]

New Noir part 4

September 1st, 2010

—– Friday 8-27-10 Dark City (1950) Directed by William Dieterle. Screenplay by Ketti Frings, Larry Marcus and John Meredyth Lucas. Starring Charlton Heston, Lizabeth Scott, Jack Webb, Harry Morgan, Ed Begley and Mike Mazurki. Heston and some other bookies rip-off a guy for $5,000, the guy hangs himself and then they have to deal with […]

New Noir part 3

August 27th, 2010

—– Sunday 8-22-10 The Sniper (1952) Directed by Edward Dmytryk. Screenplay by Harry Brown and Edward & Edna Anhalt. Starring Adolphe Menjou, Arthur Franz and Marie Windsor. A man with women issues decides to take out his frustrations with a rifle. This was a nice, tight film with a good ending and some great San […]

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