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Fallen Angel; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Originally released 5 December 1945
Written by Harry Kleiner
Directed by Otto Preminger

Starring Dana Andrews, Alice Faye, and Linda Darnell

My rating: ★★★ stars… 770 more words

All Things Mystery

The Crimson Kimono (1959)

From director Samuel Fuller comes another welcomed addition to his canon. It features the same type of seedy urban landscapes and back alleys of Pick up on South Street (1953) and there are some equally interesting characters like Mac (Anna Lee). 520 more words

Long Review

04. Code of Desperation

For once Luna didn’t interrupt as I finished telling her what had happened. She didn’t move at all except when I mentioned standing up for Samantha.  1,055 more words


Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) ★★☆☆☆

A Lame to Kill For?

Sin City is the home of sleazy bars and cigarettes. This time with the addition of Eva Green, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Josh Brolin and even Lady Gaga, on top of returning cast members Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke and Rosario Dawson. 185 more words


Caught (1949)

Psychopathic greed consumes millionaire Smith Ohlrig. I can’t see his wife Leonora making it out of this alive. You know, the thing about Ohlrig, he’s got lifeless eyes. 927 more words



Everyone has to start somewhere, and for genius director Christopher Nolan, that movie was Following.

Shot in stark, black and white 16mm stock, Nolan sets the stage for a modern film noir… 486 more words


Pulp Corner: Double Indemnity

If you’ve ever looked into film noir, no doubt you’ve come across Double Indemnity. It’s often cited as one of the definitive examples of the genre. 1,170 more words