Film noir is not only for film buffs and academics. The film-makers of the 40’s and 50’s were not making “film noir” movies, they were making pictures for a wide audience which are still immensely entertaining. The movies of the classic noir cycle were subversive and questioned the facade of everyday life in stories that … [Read more…]
You can now download the free FilmsNoir.Net Femmes Noir Screensaver, with 56 classic film noir posters. Download (2 mb) A selection of the posters in the screensaver:
You can now download the free FilmsNoir.Net Femmes Noir Screensaver, with 36 stills of film noir femmes, and a sultry musical intro. Download (2 mb)
I have today added 5 new wallpapers to the Films Noir Wallpapers download.
Crossfire may have some historical interest for Gloria Grahame fans, but I don’t see it as a noir. It is a good B crime picture, but the only complexity is found in the peripheral characters of the taxi dancer and her strange boyfriend. It is predictable and too overtly preachy to sustain a deeper analysis. … [Read more…]
Download (1.7mb) 18 noir wallpapers (1024*768 ) of scenes from 9 classic films noir : Act Of Violence (new!) Crisscross Dark Passage Double Indemnity (x3) Force Of Evil Lady From Shanghai (x3) Out of The Past (x2) The Killers (x4) The Man Who Wasn’t There The Taking of Pelham 123 I recommend the free Wallpaper … [Read more…]