Friday, May 27, 2022

NOIRCON 2020 AND BEYOND: RETREATS FROM OBLIVION


Volume 19 Issue 3 — Special Issue Guest-Edited by Retreats from Oblivion: The Journal of NoirCon (2021) 

Editorial: Noir Now More Than Ever
By Matthew Sorrento

Caution, Double Detours Ahead!: A noir classic and its 1992 remake
By Kurt Brokaw

Dreams Come Undone: Edmund Goulding’s Nightmare Alley (Criterion Collection)
By Matthew Sorrento

Return from Neo-Oblivion: Richard Fleischer’s Trapped (1949) from Flicker Alley
By Tony Williams

Where Emotions Roil but Are Not Revealed: Ossie Davis’s Cotton Comes to Harlem
By Joseph Hirsch

Trouble at Home: Darkness in the post-war
melodrama
By Christopher Sharrett

A Very Dangerous Citizen’: Abraham Polonsky,
film noir and ‘the Jewish question’
By Dean Goldberg

Philly to the Steel Pier: David Goodis’s The Burglar from novel to shooting script
By Jay A. Gertzman

The Moon Makes One Mad: The Moon in the Gutter (La Lune dans le caniveau, 1983)
By Roger Leatherwood

The Big Grab of a Heist: Any Number Can Win, from page to screen
By Brian Greene

Stalking the Stalker: Jamie Thraves adapting Patricia Highsmith’s The Cry of the Owl
By K. A. Laity

Whispers in the Mind’s Eye: Reginald Le Borg’s Calling Dr. Death (1943)
By Gary D. Rhodes

Tale of ‘The Creeper’: Hybrid noir in The House of Horrors
By Jim Towns

My Kinsman, Bulldog Drummond
By Earl Javorsky

The Other Tay Garnett Noir: Cause for Alarm
By Tiela Garnett

Interview: Eddie Muller on Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir (revised and expanded edition, 2021) (preview)
By Zoe Kurland

Interview: Ken Bruen
By Paula Murphy

Ten Reasons Not to Announce Your Movie Deal
By Ken Bruen

Interview: Charles Ardai of Hard Case Crime
By Jake Rutkowski

Interview: Christa and Samantha Fuller on Samuel Fuller
By Ali Moosavi

Interview: Adrian Wootton of Film London
By Theresa Rodewald

Interview: Greg Giovanni and Andrew Repasky McElhinney
By Nicole Elizabeth Cook

The American Gun Mystery, and Other Classics to Come
By Otto Penzler

Parting Words: Noir on the horizon
By Lou Boxer, director of NoirCon


Monday, May 2, 2022

VIRTUAL NOIRCON 2022 - BE PART OF THE EVENT!

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IN MEMORY OF DEEN KOGAN


PLEASE CONSIDER BEING PART OF THE VIRTUAL NOIRCON 2022

HELP US MAKE THIS POSSIBLE WITH A DONATION TO NOIRCON


GOFUNDME NOIRCON



Thursday, October 28, 2021

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Howard AA. Rodman Strikes Again.



This is to let you know that the audiobook of The Great Eastern — Howard A. Rodman's lavish, literary 19th-century anticolonial adventure novel — launches today! 

From Penguin Random House, and brought to life by Audie-winner Peter Noble, it is now available wherever finer books are listened to.
Click to hear a preview now.
Hear the complete and unabridged audiobook via the customary outlets:
The Great Eastern at Kobo
The Great Eastern at Audible
The Great Eastern at Libro.fm
The Great Eastern at Audiobooks
The Great Eastern at Audiobookstore
The Great Eastern at Google Play Store
The Great Eastern at (if you must) Amazon
The Great Eastern at Penguin Random House