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NOIR CITY Magazine No. 35

This NOIR CITY Magazine is spectacular — featuring the electrifying combination of insightful writing and inspired graphic design we proudly consider our standard. In issue #35, we announce this year's Modern Noir Master, an award annually bestowed by the FNF upon a contemporary artist whose work has extended the traditions of classic film noir. This year writer-director John Dahl, who created such neo-noirs as Red Rock West (1993), The Last Seduction (1994), Unforgettable (1996), Rounders (1998), and Joyride (2001), joins the ranks of previous recipients Stephen Frears, James Ellroy, David Mamet, and Mike Hodges. NOIR CITY's Sam Moore speaks at length with Dahl about his steady, sturdy, noir-stained career.

Stellar contributions to this issue: Nora Fiore (The Nitrate Diva) considers the vital role of lipstick in film noir; Chris D. has written a mini-memoir that reveals the connection between film noir and punk rock, both on a personal and cultural level; and stalwart contributor Jake Hinkson assesses film noir's dark visions of academia. For your noir history, John Wranovics' article on Harry Popkin (Rolling the Bones for the Heavy Sugar) is a must, as is Nathalie Atkinson's The Set‑Up Reborn. Many other surprises and insights are in store, as well as all our regular features.

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The Film Noir Foundation's acclaimed publication, previously available exclusively to patrons in digital form, is now available as a separate, stand-alone printed magazine. Every issue filled with articles by the finest film writers in the world, exploring the world of noir in both classic and contemporary cinema—and its influence on other media. Get every new issue delivered to your actual mailbox—on-demand!

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NOIR CITY Annual #14

2022's NOIR CITY Annual 14, the best of the best from the Film Noir Foundation's 2021 NOIR CITY Magazines, is here—essays, profiles, interviews, and appreciations of classic and modern noir films from today's top writers. This year's contributors are Imogen Sara Smith, Jake Hinkson, Ray Banks, Nora Fiore, Randy Dotinga, Dana Delany, Brent Calderwood, Vince Keenan, Nick Feldman. Farran Smith Nehme, Steve Kronenberg, Sean Axmaker, Nick Kolakowski, John Wranovics, Ben Terrall, S.A.Cosby, Danilo Castro, Rachel Walther, and Eddie Muller. Book layout and design by Michael Kronenberg. And, as with any purchase from the FNF, when you buy NOIR CITY Annual 14, you'll be helping fund the non-profit foundation's film restoration efforts. BUY HERE

NOIR CITY Magazine Excerpts

FROM NOIR CITY MAGAZINE NO. 30

Stars Are Ageless: Women in Film Noir

STARS ARE AGELESS: OLDER WOMEN IN FILM NOIR

Christa Faust pays tribute to her top ten portrayals of “women of a certain age” in film noir plus her honorable mentions and a prime selection from the neo-noir genre. READ

The Stained Shield - Corrupt Cops of Noir

THE STAINED SHIELD: CORRUPT COPS OF NOIR

Sharon Knolle explores the noir genre’s dirties cops from the classic era through the turbulent seventies and into the modern era. READ

Book vs. Film: The Brick Foxhole vs Crossfire

BOOK VS. FILM

In this issue’s edition installment, Ben Terrall dives into Richard Brook’s novel The Brick Foxhole, the controversy around it, and its big screen adaption, Crossfire and the elements left out of it. READ

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