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These Photos Will Transport You to a Neon-Soaked 1930s Hollywood

If Google Street View existed in the Art Deco era, Hollywood Boulevard would have looked like this
Raymond Chandler

CityDig: Find Your Way Around Raymond Chandler’s Smoggy, Sultry Los Angeles

This 1987 map investigates the settings of some of the best detective novels in literature

The Vampire Western Noir Set in Iran and Filmed Near Bakersfield

Ana Lily Amirpour creates a fairytale Iranian town in A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Ruthless City: Steve Erickson on L.A.’s Celluloid Terrain

This town is never so beguiling and deadly as when it’s in front of the camera

Your Chance To See Blade Runner Where It Was Shot

Downtown Not So Dystopian Anymore...

Noir’s Sultry Dames and Hardline Detectives Go Digital

Most often associated with decades past, noir is alive and well, and having a bit of a moment these days. It's a trend the editorial directors of tablet-only Noir magazine are hoping to capitalize on.

The Essential Movie Library #10: My Darling Clementine (1946)

The most understated of director John Ford's pictures with the exception of Dust Bowl drama 'The Grapes of Wrath.'

The Essential Movie Library #9: Double Indemnity (1944)

Barbara Stanwyck is the golden dominatrix lashing schlub Fred MacMurray—cast over tough guys George Raft and Alan Ladd in a brilliantly counter-intuitive coup—to the service of her homicidal machinations.