Noirvember Spotlight – A Pivotal Scene From Out Of The Past

One of the key scenes in the classic film noir Out Of The Past (1947) is a brief one.  The scene begins in a short lived state of bliss between the film's two leads. That state comes to an abrupt halt. Like much of the film the past intersects with the present with dire consequences.  … Continue reading Noirvember Spotlight – A Pivotal Scene From Out Of The Past

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A Bogie Noir For Noirvember: Dead Reckoning

Dead Reckoning is a 1947 film noir starring Humphrey Bogart. Bogart's costar is Lizabeth Scott, one of the queens of film noir. This movie is their only on screen pairing. The movie opens with Bogart's protagonist, Rip Murdock, on the run from the police. Murdock's face is bruised and bloody. He ducks into a nearby … Continue reading A Bogie Noir For Noirvember: Dead Reckoning