NOIR CITY Magazine - Digital Version

NOIR CITY Magazine No. 32

Gloria Grahame may be the most popular actress in the noir genre, and the details of her life have been well documented, including the recent biopic Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool. Our cover story for NOIR CITY Magazine’s Issue 32 offers a fascinating and fresh perspective: an exploration of Grahame's onscreen legacy by actress Dana Delany, who candidly admits Gloria has been her lifelong muse. It's a unique opportunity to venture inside the craft, "actor to actor."

Exciting contributions to this issue include: Randy Dotinga’s Lavendar Noir: How Hollywood Hid Gay Characters in Plain Sight; Nora Fiore, the Nitrate Diva, explores astrology in classic crime cinema and film noir; journalist Christina Newland shows us the domestic drama of 1949’s suburban noir The Reckless Moment; author S.A. Cosby offers Point Blank for Prime Cuts: My Favorite Neo-Noir; and culture writer and film critic Nathalie Atkinson provides a Q&A with Pornsak Pichetshote about his new comic The Good Asian. And there’s plenty more, including Eddie Muller’s piece on the contemporary artist Ely Legerdemain.

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The Film Noir Foundation's acclaimed publication, previously available exclusively to patrons in digital form, is now available as a separate, stand-alone printed magazine. Every issue filled with articles by the finest film writers in the world, exploring the world of noir in both classic and contemporary cinema—and its influence on other media. Get every new issue delivered to your actual mailbox—on-demand!

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NOIR CITY Annual #13

2021's NOIR CITY Annual 13, the best of the best from the Film Noir Foundation's 2020 NOIR CITY Magazine issues, is available for pre-order now—essays, profiles, interviews, and appreciations of classic and modern noir films from today's top writers: Imogen Sara Smith, Jake Hinkson, Ray Banks, Christa Faust, Nora Fiore, Nick Feldman, Alan K. Rode, Steve Kronenberg, Brian Light, Sharon Knolle, Farran Smith Nehme, Danilo Castro, Ben Terrall, Ethan Iverson, Vince Keenan, and Eddie Muller. Book layout and design by Michael Kronenberg with an article by the designer on the celebrated comic writer Tom King. And, as with any purchase from the FNF, when you buy NOIR CITY Annual 13, you'll be helping fund the non-profit foundation's film restoration efforts. We expect NOIR CITY Annual 13 to be available for shipment later this month! → PURCHASE AT AMAZON

NOIR CITY Magazine Excerpts

FROM NOIR CITY MAGAZINE NO. 30

Stars Are Ageless: Women in Film Noir

STARS ARE AGELESS: OLDER WOMEN IN FILM NOIR

Christa Faust pays tribute to her top ten portrayals of “women of a certain age” in film noir plus her honorable mentions and a prime selection from the neo-noir genre. READ

The Stained Shield - Corrupt Cops of Noir

THE STAINED SHIELD: CORRUPT COPS OF NOIR

Sharon Knolle explores the noir genre’s dirties cops from the classic era through the turbulent seventies and into the modern era. READ

Book vs. Film: The Brick Foxhole vs Crossfire

BOOK VS. FILM

In this issue’s edition installment, Ben Terrall dives into Richard Brook’s novel The Brick Foxhole, the controversy around it, and its big screen adaption, Crossfire and the elements left out of it. READ

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