World Premiere Streaming Event Of Noir Classic "T-men", November 24

Cinema Retro has received the following press release from the Classicflix.com: For one night only, fans of classic film noir will be able to watch a free streaming World Premiere of the recently ...

He Walked by Night

Do you think older crime thrillers weren’t violent enough? This shocker from 1948 shook up America with its true story of a vicious killer who has a murderous solution to every problem, and uses ...

Scene of the Crime: "T-Men", "Raw Deal" and One of Hollywood's Great Collaborations

Mubi is showing Anthony Mann's T-Men (1947) from October 25 - November 24 and Raw Deal (1948) from October 26 - November 25, 2017 in the United States as part of the double feature Anthony Mann ...

Video Essay. Under His Skin: "Raw Deal"

The 26th entry in an on-going series of audiovisual essays by Cristina Álvarez López and Adrian Martin. Mubi is showing Anthony Mann's Raw Deal (1948) October 26 - November 25, 2017 in the United ...

T-Men — Special Edition

Found: a must-see Film noir in all its brutal glory, restored to a level of quality not seen in years. Anthony Mann and John Alton made their reputations with ninety minutes of chiaroscuro heaven — ...

Woman on the Run

What in the world -- an A + top-rank film noir gem hiding under the radar, and rescued (most literally) by the Film Noir Foundation. Ann Sheridan and Dennis O'Keefe trade dialogue as good as any in a ...

Key Largo

Bogie and Bacall are back, but with Edward G. Robinson's oily gangster breathing down their necks -- "Nyah!" Excellent direction (John Huston) and great performances (Claire Trevor) have made this one ...

The Black Sleep

It's an All Star monster rally -- Lon Chaney Jr.!, John Carradine!, Bela Lugosi!, Basil Rathbone!, Tor Johnson! -- with Akim Tamiroff in there pitching as well. It's considered a must-see picture, and ...

'Art and the theory of art': "The Man from Laramie" and the Anthony Mann Western

Anthony Mann As much as any other filmmaker who found a niche in a given genre, in the 10 Westerns Anthony Mann directed from 1950 to 1958 he carved out a place in film history as one who not only ...

New on Video: ‘Men in War’

Men in War Written by Philip Yordan Directed by Anthony Mann USA, 1957 Director Anthony Mann was a specialist at genre filmmaking. From early crime dramas like T-Men and Raw Deal, to historical ...

Director & Actor Teams: The Overlooked & Underrated (Part 1 of 2)

Cinema is a kind of uber-art form that’s made up of a multitude of other forms of art including writing, directing, acting, drawing, design, photography and fashion. As such, film is, as all cinema ...

Blu-ray, DVD Release: Strangers in the Night

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Feb. 26, 2013 Price: DVD $19.95, Blu-ray $24.95 Studio: Olive Films The 1944 crime mystery Strangers in the Night is generally considered to be the first film-noir ...

Marsha Hunt Bio: 1940s Actress in Movie Such as None Shall Escape, Pride And Prejudice

Marsha Hunt: Life and career [See previous post: "Marsha Hunt Actress Turns 95."] In May 1935, 17-year-old Marsha Hunt was on top of the world. As a John Robert Powers model in New York, she had a ...

Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey, Debbie Reynolds Set For TCM Classic Film Festival In April

Passes Now on Sale Now for Four-Day Festival, Coming to Hollywood April 12-15, 2012 Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey, Debbie Reynolds and “Baby Peggy” Diana Serra Cary, along with film noir leading ladies ...

Shadows of Film Noir: He Walked by Night

Shadows of Film Noir: He Walked by Night He Walked by Night was a "B" movie released by Eagle Lion Films in late 1948 and early 1949. The credited director is Alfred L. Werker, but no one disputes that the actual director is the masterful ...

The Forgotten: Loose Talk

Can any Alfred Hitchcock film be called truly forgotten? It could certainly be argued (though not by me) that some of the Master's lesser works have received more attention than they deserve. Anthony ...

Thomas Jane Channels Pulp Horror For Directorial Debut 'Dark Country'

'Tis the season for scary movies, so it's fitting that Thomas Jane's stylish, noir-fueled horror film "Dark Country" arrives on shelves this week. In his directorial debut, the "Punisher" actor not ...

I Wake Up Dreaming: Roxie's Return to Noir

This Friday, San Francisco's Roxie Theater begins two weeks of unfiltered B-movie goodness when "I Wake Up Dreaming: The Haunted World of the B Film Noir" unleashes some of the nastiest film noir of ...