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Daily Archives: December 21, 2014

The term “film noir” was first coined by French critic Nino Frank in 1946. It translates to “black film” in French and was referring to Hollywood crime dramas made in the 1940’s and 1950’s. The term was not accepted immediately, with these types of films usually referred as melodramas and not classified in a distinct category of their own. The… Read more »

21 December 2014 | Features, Film Lists