Tag Archive: noir

It’s an Artistic Smash!

“The Artist” is an artistic smash! It is somewhat laughable how a silent black and white film made in the 21st century and released in the year 2012 makes you, as an audience… Continue reading

Fleas on the Wall…

Below is an extract from my thesis on the documentary form, focusing on the film “Grey Gardens”. Grey Gardens The production of this film began life as a “cinematic family album” (Vogels, 2007,… Continue reading

A Boy’s Best Friend is His Mother…

SPOILER ALERT A whole blog could be created on the psychology behind some of the world’s greatest directors. These people work their entire lives to interpret and depict stories through the medium of film, by… Continue reading

Waiter, will you serve the nuts?

“To What Extent do the “Thin Man” Series of Films Parody the Film Noir Style of Crime Dramas of their Time?” When one tries to picture Film Noir, one of the first images that… Continue reading