New Melvillle DVDs from Criterion
Criterion has released two new DVDs from French director, Jean-Pierre Melville: Le Doulos (1962) and Le Deuxième Souffle (1966). Read the reviews at IFC Film News.
Virtual Tour of San Francisico Noir Locales
At 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11 the San Francisco Film Society’s creative director, Miguel Pendás, will take you on a virtual tour of “the ritzy homes of the rich on Nob Hill to the sleazy dives of the working class on the Embarcadero to see where some of the classic moments of 1940s and 1950s cinema were set” and explore shooting locations of classic noirs such as Dark Passage, The Lady from Shanghai, Born to Kill, Sudden Fear, and The Maltese Falcon. Guest speaker Eddie Muller will provide an historical context and talk about his favorite San Francisco noir locations. Full Details