Noir Crime Movie Review: Silk Road

From an excellent article in The New Yorker, noir novel writing; is defined by Otto Penzler as “Most mystery fiction focusses on the detective, and noir fiction focusses on the villain. The people in noir fiction are dark and doomed—they are losers, they are pessimistic, …

Noir Crime Movie Review: Everybody Has A Plan 2012

Viggo does a nifty double act here, and neither character could be called heroic; just about everyone is a villain, and if not they’re either cops or victims. The setting is river marshland, as much a character as the actors. The acting is solid throughout …

Noir Crime Movie Review: Nicotina

This is a neat little crime movie. Good noir elements. If you’re into smart, snappy movies where the plot is relatively simple but well executed. Noir (without getting into spoilers) with funny, dark humor.