Random musings on all things cinematical, and otherwise, by Joe Leydon.
Sunday, September 17, 2006
Shedding light on noir
"Noir is not a time period or wide neckties or a way of talking or specific plots or characters. Noir is a tone, a state of mind, an atmosphere." Louis B. Parks illuminates dark cinema in a perceptive Sunday Houston Chronicle feature (complete with clever A-to-Z sidebar). If you want to know more, check out the film noirprimer at GreenCine Daily.