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Infinite Noire

Infinite Noire

By Denise Jena
A podcast that discusses film noir old and new. Released every other week on Sundays.
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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 (, “The Handmaiden and the Freedom Women Find Only with One Another” by Jia Tolentino (, and Wikipedia (
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 ( and Wikipedia (
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 (; "5 Things You Might Not Know About ‘L.A. Confidential’" by Oliver Lyttelton (; "A police procedural plus" by Roger Ebert (; Of Course Wikipedia (
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 ( "Dark City, Noir, and the Space Between" by Robin L. Murray & Joseph K. Heumann ( "Discovering Human Nature" by Roger Ebert ( Wikipedia, the G.O.A.T. (
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