en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Film_noir

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 cinema') was coined by French film critics (first by ... Important Note: Strictly speaking, film noir is not a genre, but rather the mood, ...

www.theguardian.com/film/filmblog/2013/nov/29/top-10-film-noir

Nov 29, 2013 ... Guns, dames and hats: you can't have a film noir without them, can you? ... Woody Allen declared it "the greatest movie ever made". ... Polanski's Chinatown starts with Diener/Hauser/Bates's haunting art nouveau poster for the film: an ... and The Big Sleep is an almost surrealist refinement of the noir genre.

www.britannica.com/art/film-noir

Film noir. Film genre. Robert Mitchum and Virginia Huston in Jacques ... Early examples of the noir style include dark, stylized detective films such as John ...

researchguides.dartmouth.edu/filmgenres/noir

5 days ago ... All sub-genres are covered including British, western and science fiction. ... Film noir guide : 745 films of the classic era, 1940-1959 by Michael ...

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Jul 23, 2014 ... Film noir is a peculiar genre; the directors who worked in film noir ... of Modern Art , “Lady in the Dark: Crime Films from Columbia Pictures, ...

www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/art-of-darkness-top-20-film-noirs-a7353866.html

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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Apr 18, 2018 ... The actual words come from French and mean "black cinema. ... Some argue that it is a genre, while others contend that film noir is more of a ...

www.thoughtco.com/guide-to-classic-movie-genres-728307

Aug 5, 2018 ... Film noir, B-movies, epics, sci-fi, biopics, it's all here, along with great examples ... Here's what to expect from movies made in some of the classic film genres: ... A quintessentially American art form, westerns tell the story of the ...