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Film noir is a cinematic term used primarily to describe stylish Hollywood crime dramas, ... Cinema historians and critics defined the category retrospectively. ... Film noir similarly embraces a variety of genres, from the gangster film to the police ... led to the emigration of many film artists working in Germany who had been ...

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Film Noir (literally 'black film" or "black cinema') was coined by French film critics ... Important Note: Strictly speaking, film noir is not a genre, but rather the mood, ...

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Oct 10, 2016 ... The phrase film noir was first coined in 1946 by a group of French critics to ... film noir attracted some of cinema's greatest craftsmen including Orson ... in the genre such as Robert Siodmak, Fritz Lang and Otto Preminger.

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Early examples of the noir style include dark, stylized detective films such as John ... Controversy exists as to whether film noir can be classified as a genre or  ...

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Nov 29, 2013 ... It also marks the use of literary genre elements in the "real" world, a formula ... It qualifies as film noir for its appropriation of US postwar cinema in its .... starts with Diener/Hauser/Bates's haunting art nouveau poster for the film: ...

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Jan 21, 2019 ... All sub-genres are covered including British, western and science fiction. Film noir : a comprehensive, illustrated reference to movies, terms, ...

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Nov 12, 2018 ... Discover the history, key elements, and top movies of the film noir style, which was popular during the 1940s and 50s. ... Film noir is a genre of dark detective films made primarily during the 1940s and 1950s. .... United Artists.

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Description Into the Dark (Turner Classic Movies) The Hidden World of Film Noir, ... The cinematic art of film noir-the dark, fascinating American movie genre that ...

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Everybody in film noir is always smoking, as if to say, "On top of everything else, I' ve been assigned to get through three packs today." The best smoking movie of ...