A salivating visual showcase, Phantom Lady is a terrific case of style enhancing the substance of a final product. Directed by noir specialist Robert Siodmak (The Killers, Criss Cross), it is a film that has to be seen to be fully believed. Read the full review here!
Stylish, still, and stunning, Walter Hill’s 1978 masterpiece is an unsung hero of the neon-noir generation. An adaptation of Le Samurai (1967) and precursor to 2011’s Drive, its a film that deserves a detailed reappraising in the modern age. Read the full review here!
Film Noir 101: The Maltese Falcon. Since its release in 1941, its proven to be the mecca of modern crime, a stylish brew of grit and shadowed seduction. For a more in-depth discussion of the film’s greatness, read the full review right here!
A glossy homage to Howard Hawks’ classic The Big Sleep (1946), Harper takes its pulp convictions without any early morning drinks. Luckily, the usual bevy of bad guys, shootouts, and double crosses remain as strong as ever. Read the full review here!
The summation of two decades worth of research and refinement, Heat remains the ultimate Michael Mann experience. Pitting acting legends Al Pacino and Robert De Niro against one another, it is an L.A. crime saga for the ages. Read the full review here!