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Daily Archives: May 30, 2014

Film noir, which had begun in the 1940’s, continued into the 1950’s, although there were obvious changes to the style. Gone were the hard boiled detective stories of Phillip Marlowe and Sam Spade, replaced by more unpredictable, violent figures like Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer and stories that emphasized psychological character studies. The stories become more widely varied in terms of… Read more »

30 May 2014 | Features, Film Lists