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Film noir is a cinematic term used primarily to describe ..... Most of the Hollywood films considered to be classic noirs ... Monogram created Allied Artists in the late 1940s to focus on this sort of production. ... to the genre include 1944's Phantom Lady (a top-of-the-line ...

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Important Note: Strictly speaking, film noir is not a genre, but rather the mood, style, point-of-view, or tone of a film. It is also helpful to realize that 'film noir' ...

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Nov 29, 2013 ... One of the first films to cement the nascent Sundance film festival's ... of film noir rather than the savage irony so often associated with the genre. .... starts with Diener/Hauser/Bates's haunting art nouveau poster for the film: an ...

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Jul 13, 2015 ... Film-Noir: According to the Oxford Dictionary, film-noir is "a style or genre of ... do you feel best handled (as a director in a movie) the Film-Noir genre? ... concert pianist; Orson Welles was gifted in many arts (magic, piano, ...

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Nov 15, 2012 ... The most important directors of Film Noir classic era (1940-1960). Sort by: ... art has gained him a substantial cult following among movie buffs.

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The genre was prevalent mostly in American crime dramas of the post-World War ... Early examples of the noir style include dark, stylized detective films such as ...

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Aug 10, 2018 ... BFI Thriller, a season of films that get the pulse and mind racing, runs at BFI ... Elsa is one of film noir's great fatal women, but she was then also Welles' ... Woman in the Window) that crystallised the emerging genre once and for all. .... This is pulp art writ large; noir at its baroque, sweaty, intoxicating best.

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Film Noir is one of Hollywood's only organic artistic movements. ... In 1946 a Paris retrospective of American films embargoed during the war clearly revealed ... To this day the debate goes on as to whether “noir” is a film genre, circumscribed ...

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Oct 10, 2016 ... The phrase film noir was first coined in 1946 by a group of French critics to describe the emerging movement of mainly black and white Hollywood films with ... as well as directors who came to specialise in the genre such as ...