Friday, April 3 2015
In his latest music video, Chuck Prophet goes a little noir -- and gets a lot of ketchup on him.
Tuesday, February 24 2015
The Los Angeles rock 'n' roll outfit Kill My Coquette brings Breaking Bad and Scarface actor Steven Bauer on for their latest music video, "3rd & Bonnie Brae", an examination of the seedy side of Los Angeles.
Friday, June 27 2014
Director Denis Villeneuve's most successful film to date is a baffling mood piece, a puzzle designed with no solution.
Monday, June 3 2013
Get in. Get Out. Get paid. Monaco apes all the conventions of the heist film, but this time, it's you making all of the plans and making all of the mistakes.
Wednesday, November 9 2011
In noir, men do bad things to women, women do bad things to men, people do bad things to each other. One of the central conceits of noir is very simple: people are creeps.
Thursday, July 21 2011
Into this movie's milieu of prison terms, all-night gambling sessions and literal and figurative back-stabbings arrives a dewy young woman named Saeko (pronounced, more or less, 'psycho') who is very young and very tired of life.
Tuesday, June 7 2011
Even in meeting the demands of the crime noir genre, and giving the story a cooling off period Viktor Kalvachev brings an intensity to Blue Estate.
Wednesday, June 1 2011
You can get through the entire story by being the least competent detective in the world. The story will unfold, as it were, despite you.
Thursday, March 10 2011
In this essay, Rhonda V. Wilcox provides a penetrating commentary on one of the greatest Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes that Joss Whedon neither wrote nor directed.
Monday, November 15 2010
A tough 17-year-old dropout searches for her missing father in the poverty- and meth-scared hills of the Missouri Ozarks.