Film noir is known for showcasing a number of characteristics, including a sense of pessimism and suspicion that exudes from a moody atmosphere. Typically centralizing upon a cynical main character, it is this character who is faced with yet another archetype: the fatale.
Outlaws have been depicted in a myriad of ways throughout the history of cinema. They have been the focal point of many films or have made their presence known as shadowy supporting cast members. Some have remained criminal throughout the duration of many a film and maybe even glamorized crime in the process, while others may have found redemption along the way. The image of the outlaw has also va
This volume from Classic Movie Blog Association (CMBA) features essays on key films that experienced bans as well as various Hollywood talents that were impacted by the blacklist. These entries were featured in the Winter 2017 CMBA Blogathon, as written by bloggers belonging to CMBA. A selection of the resulting articles has been published here for the enjoyment of fellow classic film fans.
The Classic Movie Bloggers Association (CMBA) is delighted to present Underseen and Underrated: Celebrating Lesser-Known Classic Films. CMBA bloggers determined some of their favorite underseen films and reevaluated these films as part of the Spring 2017 CMBA Blogathon. A selection of the resulting articles has been published here for the enjoyment of fellow classic film fans.