Articles for tag: Double Indemnity

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Top Ten Songs by Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello has enjoyed probably the longest and most successful career of any of the artists to come out of the British punk explosion of ’76-’77. Well, depending on how you gauge success. Although he is still making music and although he is nearly as prolific as he used to be, the sad fact is ...

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The Classic Film Noir Era

If you consider movies a high level of entertainment and spend a lot of time in this venue it is certain that you have seen a lot of movies of the 1930’s through the 1950’s called film noir. If you haven’t then you are yet to reach the pinnacle of your movie enjoyment and you ...

Elusive Portrayals of Women in Film Noir

The majority of the world’s countries were at war. Virtually all countries that participated in World War I were involved in World War II. This global conflict incorporated new social realities in America. Headlines appeared: “16,000,000 Women; What Will Happen After?” asked the New York Times Magazine in 1943; “Watch Out for the Women,” cautioned ...

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The 10 Best Films of the 1940’s

Here is a continuing look at my picks of the best films of the decade. As the country entered war many box office stars left their careers briefly behind to enter the Army while most actresses did their part doing live shows and collecting goods and money for the Red Cross and other organizations. Naturally ...