30 Overlooked Noir Films That Are Worth Watching

This Gun for Hire (1942)

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 […]

Filmmaker Retrospective: The Suspense Cinema of Henri-Georges Clouzot


Famously called “the French Hitchcock”, Henri-Georges Clouzot did have a lot in common with the English director. Most of their films were acclaimed suspense thrillers, and they were very demanding with their actors, often resorting to physical violence. Besides, both had a thing for blonds. Clouzot’s films, however, were darker, showing the evil in everyday […]