Films


Masculinity (1940s Film Noir – #AtoZChallenge)

The preferred source of film noir, the hard boiled novel, manifests an obsession with the possibility of ‘disconnected subjectivity’. Because it’s a suspense story, there are delays and complications in the solution of the enigma,…



1940s Film Noir - BERLIN (AtoZ Challenge 2017) - In the 1920s in Germany arose a national cinema of international influence and its own language: Expressionism

Berlin (1940s Film Noir – #AtoZChallenge)

While Hollywood was the hotbed of filmmaking, especially in the 1920s and 1930s (when there was the absolute major output of featured film in the history of the American film industry), on the other side…



The Pavement - A short film noir with a very strong storyline

The Pavement – A Very Disquieting Short Film Noir

This is a short film produced by director Taylor Engel for the Spoiled Short Film Festival. It is only 3 minutes long, but it manages to tell a story with a lot of depth by…



A CHRISTMAS CAROL (full film) - A short version (about 10 minutes) from 1910

A Merry Ghostly Christmas to you

The funniest memory I have about A Christmas Carol comes from my days in Dublin. I worked in a café and one night close to Christmas I and other three Italians were closing the shop…


UNDERWORLD (Try it, you'll like it! Blogathon) A beautifully expressionisnt film, it's considered one fo the first gangster movie

Underworld (Try It, You’ll Like It Blogathon)

This post is part of the “Try It, You’ll Like It!” Blogathon, hosted by Sister Celluloid and Movies Silently, where we write about “gateway films” that might bring non-classic-film lovers into the fold! For all the entries,…


STREGA UNBOUND (short dieselpunk film) - WWII as we know it might not be the entire story

Strega Unbound

Hey guys, today I’m sharing another dieselpunk short film. It isn’t all that easy finding dieselpunk films, and apparently it’s even harder finding information about them. This one was produced by Day 304 Productions and…


IMPERFECT (short noir film) - She's the perfect woman, beautiful, relatable, lovely. she only has one imperfection: she can't speak

Imperfect – It could have been a dieselpunk film

Honestly, I really enjoyed this short film. It’s very professionally filmed, the actors are good, the mood is very nice. The story is also very nice in my opinion, just a pity that it comes…


HOW TO SPEAK NOIR (film trailer) - Noir has a language all of its own. Come hear some of it

How to Speak Noir

Sometimes last year, I stumbled upon this clip on YouTube, and I really enjoyed it. Only later, did I discover this is a trailer from an actual film, Hotel Noir. I’ll say the truth, I…


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