Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Born to Kill

                     Tarnished, slightly grubby conscience of a Film Noir like no other.

Trevor Aclea
IMDB reviewer

Born to Kill

Monday, 19 June 2017

Jive Noir - Mosely

        A man once told me that you step out of your door in the morning, and you are already in trouble. The only question is are you on top of that trouble or not ?                                               

Walter Mosely
Devil in a Blue Dress

Saturday, 17 June 2017

Make the Grade

Yes the strong gets more
And the weak ones fade
Empty pockets don't ever make the grade

God Bless the Child
(Herzog/ Holiday)
Billie Holiday

Alfred Gescheidt
East 42nd street
New York

Friday, 16 June 2017

Trouble with People

The trouble with people is they don't understand people.

David Goodis

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

All Time Films Soleil


To Live and Die in LA
After Dark My Sweet
Internal Affairs
Dead Calm
Reservoir Dogs
Plein Soleil
Blood Simple
No Country for Old Men
Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Last Seduction

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
Talented Mr Ripley
Last Seduction
Bad Day at Black Rock
Kill Me Again
Hickey and Boggs
Salton Sea
Nickel Ride

Reservoir Dogs

The Getaway
Sexy Beast
Point Blank
Red Rock West
The Grifters
Straight Time
Way of the Gun
Killer Inside Me
Leaving Las Vegas
Bad Day at Black Rock

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Life Without Trust

It is impossible to go through life without trust ; that is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all. oneself.
Graham Greene

German Greene cover 
reblogged from 50watts.com


David Fincher

Sunday, 11 June 2017

Fragments of a Crash

American art in the thirties sometimes reflected the hard times and the era of change which created it's winners and losers.

all images reblogged from

Friday, 9 June 2017

Go the Distance

              ............. preparing to go the distance in the broadest sense of the phrase, a relentless managing of self that anyone who gets truly old must learn.

Carlo Rotella