5: The Handmaiden (2016)
This week Denise is joined by writer Kytara (@honeygriot) to discuss 2016's The Handmaiden! Remember to follow @InfiniteNoire on all of the things. Sources referenced include "The Handmaiden" by Laura Miller (https://slate.com/culture/2016/10/park-chan-wooks-the-handmaiden-based-on-sarah-waters-fingersmith-reviewed.html), “The Handmaiden and the Freedom Women Find Only with One Another” by Jia Tolentino (https://www.newyorker.com/culture/jia-tolentino/the-handmaiden-and-the-freedom-women-find-only-with-one-another), and Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Handmaiden).
May 16, 2021
4: Mildred Pierce (1945)
This week Denise is joined by writer/performer Nita Cherise (@nitacherise on everything) to discuss 1945's Mildred Pierce! Remember to follow @InfiniteNoire on all of the things. Sources referenced include "A Woman's Work" by Imogen Sara Smith (https://www.criterion.com/current/posts/4433-mildred-pierce-a-woman-s-work) and Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mildred_Pierce_(film)).
May 03, 2021
3: L. A. Confidential (1997)
Denise is joined by movie buff Ruby Bengston to discuss 1997's L. A. Confidential, which is available on Amazon Prime, Hulu, Google Play, Apple, and Starz. **TW - we discuss a rape that’s committed in the film. Make sure to follow @InfiniteNoire on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Resources: "Wrap Shot: L.A. Confidential" by David E. Williams (https://ascmag.com/articles/wrap-shot-l-a-confidential); "5 Things You Might Not Know About ‘L.A. Confidential’" by Oliver Lyttelton (https://www.indiewire.com/2012/09/5-things-you-might-not-know-about-l-a-confidential-105871/); "A police procedural plus" by Roger Ebert (https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/great-movie-la-confidential-1997); Of Course Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L.A._Confidential_(film))
April 18, 2021
2: Dark City (1998)
Denise is joined by Lee Abbott to discuss 1998's sci-fi noir Dark City, which is available for rent on Amazon Prime, Apple, or Google Play. Make sure to follow @InfiniteNoire on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Resources: "Dark City" by Stephen Hunter (https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/style/longterm/movies/videos/darkcityhunter.htm) "Dark City, Noir, and the Space Between" by Robin L. Murray & Joseph K. Heumann (https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/scope/documents/2006/february-2006/murray-heumann.pdf) "Discovering Human Nature" by Roger Ebert (https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/great-movie-dark-city-2005) Wikipedia, the G.O.A.T. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_City_(1998_film))
April 10, 2021
1: Detour (1945)
Denise discusses the noir classic Detour with guest Cole of the Second to Die podcast! Follow Infinite Noire on Twitter and Instagram at @InfiniteNoire! Resources: Detour Movie Review by Roger Ebert Raw Noir by Paul Batters Detour by J. Hoberman A Long Journey to Legitimacy by Dave Kehr Some Detours to Detour by Robert Polito Ann Savage Discusses Detour - clip from "EDGAR G. ULMER: The Man Offscreen" (2004) Wikipedia, the G.O.A.T.
April 02, 2021