Category Archives: Film Noir

Global Advent: Day 18

The Films: 6 from Toshirō Mifune & Akira Kurosawa I thought it was important to highlight two of my favorite people in foreign film. There are a few reasons they’re on the list but the strongest of those reasons is … Continue reading

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The Notorious Mission Impossible:II

Did You Know ‘Mission: Impossible 2’ is a Remake of Hitchcock’s ‘Notorious’? Here, Have a Look… By: Brad Brevet Another psychological element in Notorious missing from MI:II was Alicia’s past with both men and alcohol. Two things which greatly complicated … Continue reading

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Advent: Day 15

The Film: Fuk sau [Vengeance] This film bends the rules ever so slightly. It’s actually a co-production between Hong-Kong and France but I liked the culture-mash so much it deserved to be a part of this series. I had seen … Continue reading

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Advent: Day 12

The Film: Bon Voyage It begins in a theater in France prior to the German invasion, not that the film is about WWII exactly. It’s about a network of characters who are affected, some more than others, by the invasion … Continue reading

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Christmas Leftovers

Leftover green onions and spring-roll wrappers from the crab rangoon I made on Christmas Eve, have switched countries, but not continents. Somosas Onion, potato, garlic, frozen peas, green onion and curry powder sautéed until softened, then mixed with a small … Continue reading

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