“While the top of the charts has been oligopolized, the bottom remains a vibrant anarchy. There are weird books and funky movies and bangers from across the sea. Two of the most interesting video games of the past decade put you in the role of an immigration officer and an […]
For years, I have wondered why there is no Bollywood adaptation of Face/Off (1997). The story and the OTT performances seem perfect for the filmi treatment. Bollywood loves the following key elements of this beloved classic: convoluted, unlikely scientific processes, complete with bubbling lab equipment brothers grieving parents […]
Tim Greiving writes about composer Miklós Rózsa at the Criterion blog. “Rózsa was the musical counterpart to Billy Wilder, Raymond Chandler, and James M. Cain, the film’s writers, and Double Indemnity the ur–noir score.” Read more here.
Surreal Noir celebrates Black History Month! “This episode shares a variety of Black women and centres on Paris, of course the city at the centre of Surrealism, but also with a long history drawing people of colour for art, music and more. Neo-noir comes in the shape of […]
Shemaroo has posted a tribute to Bollywood composer Bappi Lahiri focusing on his disco classics. You can listen here.
At LitHub, Summer Brennan writes about Meat Loaf and “I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That).” “When I saw Meat Loaf’s iconic “I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That)” for the first time on MTV, I had just finished eighth […]