Jacques Tourneur’s Experiment Perilous may have one of the most magnificent titles of all the films noir. The 1944 picture is based on the 1943 novel of the same name by Margaret Carpenter and features a screenplay by Warren Duff, with Tony Gaudio’s cinematography working its way through the Oscar-nominated interior design.Read more "Film Noir Friday: Experiment Perilous (1944)"
Jacques Tourneur’s Out of the Past is one of the quintessential noirs. It is one of the most bitter and cynical pictures of the 1940s and that’s saying a lot. This 1947 outing crackles with cutting dialogue and an eternal sense of pessimism and even eroticism. This is another of those “doomed” movies and it […]Read more "Film Noir Friday: Out of the Past (1947)"