2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 55,000 […]


DUELING DIVAS À l’ombre du noir

Concluding a year during which this blog took on a life of its own, I submit what I believe is my last blogathon entry of 2012.  This is a very special […]


Paramount Pictures a centennial tribute

As I readied for the last couple of weeks of 2012 I intended to revisit and re-share a tribute to Paramount Pictures that I’d previously posted.  The great studio celebrated […]


Thugs, mugs and dames…a pictorial

A crime-laden gallery.  As an homage to classic crime films and the legends who portrayed the criminals, following is a historical pictorial from the earliest days of the crime genre […]

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1947 Film Noir poster gallery

Having recently submitted my contribution to the special, year-end issue of The Dark Pages, a newsletter for film noir lovers, it’s reasonable I have noir on my mind.  In order […]


My Movie Alphabet

So how many times have I said that I hate lists in posts?  OK.  Many.  I will never do so again.  I ran into Mettel Ray Movie Blog and saw […]