DON MALCOLM ON REDISCOVERING ANDRÉE CLÉMENT

by Anastasia Lin (The maestro of the “lost continent” continues to astonish those of us “out there in the dark” with the hidden treasures of French film noir. His “keeper” Anastasia Lin captures his latest discovery—the “Goth Girl” of 1940s French cinema getting her centennial close-up at a “one night stand” on Thursday, July 26 […]

NOIR CITY 18 CROSSES BORDERS

By Monica Nolan For seventeen years now I’ve devoted the last week of January to Noir City, and the festival never fails to thrill me. This year’s annual valentine to the dark side of the dream factory opens at the Castro on Friday, January 24, and all over the Bay Area cinephiles like me are […]

FRENCH NOIR IN THE SPRING, TOO? INCROYABLE!

A Date with Double Exposures: Don Malcolm’s “Gallic Evangelism” Reaches A Fever Pitch As He Aims for 101 French Noirs in 5 Years… AS TOLD TO OWEN FIELD An increasing fraction of the “noiristas” who travel from the Castro Theatre (lone dowager of San Francisco’s once-abundant “movie palace” tradition) to the upstart Roxie are grasping […]