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Forum: Movie Reviews 15 hours ago
Replies: 1,589
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Citizen Rules
Some background about the two versions of The Big...

Some background about the two versions of The Big Sleep. This is from what I wrote in the Film Noir Part 2 HoF.


The 1946 theatrical release of The Big Sleep is the version most people watch....
Forum: Movie Reviews 15 hours ago
Replies: 1,589
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Citizen Rules
Yup you're right that The Big Sleep won the Film...

Yup you're right that The Big Sleep won the Film Noir Part 2 HoF (http://www.movieforums.com/community/showthread.php?t=46081) back in 2016 so was never in an HoF that you had joined.
Forum: Movie Reviews 15 hours ago
Replies: 1,881
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By Citizen Rules
Re: The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown

Sorry everyone, not a fan of Memento or Nolan...but it still deserves a spot on a neo noir countdown, so congrats...I guess:p:)
Forum: Movie Reviews 18 hours ago
Replies: 1,589
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Citizen Rules
Nah, that's incorrect. Dorothy Malone was good...

Nah, that's incorrect. Dorothy Malone was good but it was Martha Vickers who stole the show in The Big Sleep. Don't take my word for it, take Raymond Chandler's word.
Forum: Movie Reviews 18 hours ago
Replies: 1,589
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Citizen Rules
Re: The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown

I liked The Big Sleep and as much as I like Bogie and Bacall, Martha Vickers stole the show, I wish they hadn't cut most of her screen time to give Lauren Bacall a bigger build up. I don't think...
Forum: Movie Reviews 18 hours ago
Replies: 1,589
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Citizen Rules
98662 #8 The Big Sleep (1946) Director:...

98662
#8 The Big Sleep (1946)

Director: Howard Hawks
Production: Warner Bros
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers
468 Points, 35 Lists

'Private detective...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 1,589
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Citizen Rules
Re: The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown

Hint for tomorrow...He's back!
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 1,589
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Citizen Rules
Yahoo! Sweet Smell of Success is one of my...

Yahoo! Sweet Smell of Success is one of my favorite movies and was #1 on my ballot. I've seen it several time and wrote two reviews on it that I just combined into one which I posted below. Sorry...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 1,881
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By Citizen Rules
I wrote this piece about Blood Simple sometime...

I wrote this piece about Blood Simple sometime back:


https://www.movieforums.com/community/attachment.php?attachmentid=57943
Blood Simple (1984)

The Coen Brother's rock! They employ such...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 1,881
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By Citizen Rules
Yeah! one from my ballot...I had it at #10 ...

Yeah! one from my ballot...I had it at #10

Blood Simple...The ending is both bloody and violent. But not gratuitous. It doesn’t linger over its violence as Tarantino would...

I told you I...
Replies: 232
33rd Hall of Fame
Posted By Citizen Rules
Correction, I said you wouldn't be in an HoF that...

Correction, I said you wouldn't be in an HoF that I hosted and that was only after you posted two angry rants directed at me, those post have since been removed from this thread...I never said that I...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 1,589
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Citizen Rules
98657 #9 Sweet Smell of Success (1957) ...

98657
#9 Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

Director: Alexander Mackendrick
Cast: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison
466 Points, 31 Lists

'Powerful but unethical Broadway columnist...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 423
Noirvember 2023 - Rate the last noir you watched
Posted By Citizen Rules
Every month is 'Noirvember'🙂 I'm glad to have...

Every month is 'Noirvember'🙂 I'm glad to have someone here posting about noirs! And it's great way to find noirs that other's have liked...I seen yet another Hugo Haas noir and I think it might be my...
Replies: 2
Removing watermarks from videos, best methods?
Posted By Citizen Rules
Thanks...I seen one old movie that someone had...

Thanks...I seen one old movie that someone had used the blur over the watermark and I preferred that over the watermark itself. I should mention I need a cross platform as I use Linux. DaVinci...
Replies: 2
Removing watermarks from videos, best methods?
Posted By Citizen Rules
Removing watermarks from videos, best methods?

I hate watermarks on videos. I was watching an old film noir that I downloaded from Youtube but it had a watermark on it from some TV station that originally aired it. I've seen movies where it looks...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 days ago
Replies: 1,589
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Citizen Rules
I was in that HoF too, come to think of it I...

I was in that HoF too, come to think of it I hosted it:D I liked Thieve's Highway, but most of the members were cool to it and it placed last. I'm surprised more people didn't vote for it, but it's...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 423
Noirvember 2023 - Rate the last noir you watched
Posted By Citizen Rules
Re: Noirvember 2023 - Rate the last noir you watched

Nice review Dadgumblah! I've not seen Side Street but have heard of it...With your rating I'll bump it up on my noir watch list, which despite me watching a ton of noirs is still really big!
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 days ago
Replies: 1,881
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By Citizen Rules
Re: The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown

Hey guess what??? I voted for that. My #19 Mulholland Drive though I only rated it a 3.5. Didn't love the more nuttier Lynch stuff but dug the rest.
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 days ago
Replies: 1,589
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Citizen Rules
Ah, Letterboxd wasn't on our menu, only IMDB and...

Ah, Letterboxd wasn't on our menu, only IMDB and Wiki.
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 days ago
Replies: 1,589
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Citizen Rules
Ahh, the perils of using a phone to view the...

Ahh, the perils of using a phone to view the internet:cool: I don't know what web page that is in your screenshot....Here's IMDB's Laura page:

...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 days ago
Replies: 1,589
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Citizen Rules
From the now famous thread: Noirvember 2023 -...

From the now famous thread: Noirvember 2023 - Rate the last noir you watched (https://www.movieforums.com/community/showthread.php?t=69073)


Laura (1944)
Otto Preminger


I wrote a review...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 days ago
Replies: 1,589
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Citizen Rules
Re: The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown

My #6 was Laura...I pimped that movie when I mass mailed everyone. I used an animated gif from Laura on the message header. That was one cool gif, but I can't find it now. If anyone has a copy of...
Replies: 15
TCL Phone
Posted By Citizen Rules
Re: TCL Phone

Try a big...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 3
Old film footage for free use
Posted By Citizen Rules
Re: Old film footage for free use

Why not just sample some film footage from known public domain movies?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_films_in_the_public_domain_in_the_United_States
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 days ago
Replies: 1,589
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Citizen Rules
98635 #10 Laura (1944) Director: Otto...

98635

#10 Laura (1944)

Director: Otto Preminger
Production: Twentieth Century Fox
Cast: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price
447 Points, 31 Lists

'A police detective...