Films in 2020: August

August was a huge-movie watching month for me and other avid TCM viewers, as it was the channel’s annual Summer Under the Stars festival. This year was definitely the most I tuned into the programming thanks to being home much more often, and if I was working from home as well this month’s count would’ve…

Classic Film Noir in the Criterion Collection

For the massive Criterion Blogathon, I knew I couldn’t highlight just one of the many great films found in their library. As we’re in the midst of Noirvember, I thought why not do a bit of an overview of the traditional noir films found in the Criterion Collection? In this post, I’ll be looking at films featured in both…

Films in 2015: July

I watched a lot of movies this month, but a majority of them were spent in the shadows of film noir thanks to TCM’s Summer of Darkness. Alongside that I got to see one of my favorite movies of all time on the big screen: Double Indemnity! Anyway, let’s take a look at what I…

2015 Blind Spots: Metropolis

The residents of a futuristic city live a prosperous carefree life. However, these upper-class residents are unaware of what lies below them: a working class that is constantly keeping machines rolling for their convenience. This all changes when the son of the city’s master planner falls for a working-class girl and follows her into the depths of…

Films in 2014: November

For many online film fans, November is deemed Noirvember in celebration of the film noir genre, so this past month I dedicated much of my movie-watching to it. I participated in the celebration with a handful of films in the last couple of years, but this year I really dove into it, and more on that…

Films in 2013: November

This month was Noirvember! So since I watched 24 noir films this month (3 of them being re-watches), many of the films I watched this month were from the 40s and 50s, and not much in between. Additionally, 4 of my 5 favorites for the month are from the film noir genre.