Monday, October 11, 2010

monochrome dreams

i read this wonderful posting on a blog out of japan:

In November I’m going to try to work my way through IMDb’s Top 50 Film-Noir list. I’ve seen a handful of these films. I’ll indicate if I’ve already seen it and whether it’s on instant or not.

Sunset Boulevard
Double Indemnity
The Third Man
The Maltese Falcon
Touch of Evil
Strangers on a Train
The Big Sleep
The Big Carnival
The Night of the Hunter
The Killing
Sweet Smell of Success
Shadow of a Doubt
White Heat
Out of the Past
I Am A Fugitive of a Chain Gang
Key Largo (seen)
Night and the City
In A Lonely Place
The Big Heat
The Killers
Pickup On South Street
The Asphalt Jungle
Angles With Dirty Faces
Body and Soul
Scarface (1932)
The Fallen Idol
Odd Man Out
Scarlet Street
Deadly is the Female (Gun Crazy)
The Set-Up
Mildred Pierce
The Narrow Margin
The Woman In The Window
Thieves’ Highway
The Lady From Shanghai
The Letter
Nightmare Alley
The Big Clock
The Naked City
Where The Sidewalk Ends
Brute Force
This Gun For Hire
Murder, My Sweet
Leave Her To Heaven (this one is in color but the heroine is a bona fide 'psycho tuna' of the first order)

a great list of the lost.

1 comment:

nipper said...

love your always funny line: psycho tuna :)