by Michael Fox
Good news, noir aficionados: It’s raining. During our hot streak of parched winters, it took a certain panache to attend Noir City—let alone strut around town—in a trench coat. Bogie could pull it off, Continue reading
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San Francisco: Scene of the Perfect Crime
A tribute to the delicious, sinful crime films set in San Francisco. Continue reading
Last year the Roxie scored a big hit with “The French Had a Name For It,” a first-ever all-French spinoff of longtime programmer Elliot Lavine’s popular U.S. noir retrospectives. Now Lavine and former editor of Noir City Magazine Don Malcolm are back with a second edition that is primarily the brainchild of the latter. Continue reading
by Dennis Harvey
Human psychology is the ball and chain we drag with us everywhere we go, even into the Great Outdoors. Americans have long had a sentimental fondness for the assumed “rugged simplicity” of life in areas farthest flung from the clutter and neurosis of urban life. Continue reading